Puyallup (Camp Harmony)

Temporary Assembly Center

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Registration Officer's Certificate (ddr-densho-383-528)
doc Registration Officer's Certificate (ddr-densho-383-528)
Certifying that George Tokuda is registered to vote in his home precinct while in Camp Harmony
Letter from Bill to Tama (ddr-densho-383-543)
doc Letter from Bill to Tama (ddr-densho-383-543)
Dated "2nd Night", describing living conditions at Camp Harmony
Journal (ddr-densho-383-626)
doc Journal (ddr-densho-383-626)
Journal in English and Japanese from 1942.
Tamako Inouye's 1942 Diary (ddr-densho-383-627)
doc Tamako Inouye's 1942 Diary (ddr-densho-383-627)
Tamako (Inouye) Tokuda's daily diary from 1942. She discusses forced removal from Seattle, time at Puyallup Assembly Center and time at Minidoka.
A woman boarding a bus to go to Minidoka (ddr-fom-1-888)
img A woman boarding a bus to go to Minidoka (ddr-fom-1-888)
WRA caption on reverse: "This evacuee has just arrived by train with 600 others from the Puyallup assembly center and is boarding one of the waiting buses for the Minidoka War Relocation Authority center."
Incarcerees transferring from trains to buses on their way to Minidoka (ddr-fom-1-889)
img Incarcerees transferring from trains to buses on their way to Minidoka (ddr-fom-1-889)
WRA caption on reverse: "This evacuee has just arrived by train with 600 others from the Puyallup assembly center and is boarding one of the waiting buses for the Minidoka War Relocation Authority center."
Unloading luggage (ddr-fom-1-887)
img Unloading luggage (ddr-fom-1-887)
WRA caption on reverse: "The baggage of approximately six hundred evacuees from the assembly center at Puyallup, Washington, is taken from the train by truck to their new homes at the Minidoka War Relocation Authority Center."
Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-5)
doc Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-5)
Letter explaining the sudden relocation of the Masuda family to Poston, Arizona. Four stamps that match the ones on letters from the Morishitas.
Letter from Kikuye Matsuda to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-1)
doc Letter from Kikuye Matsuda to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-1)
Letter from Kikuye Masuda to Mrs. Charles Gates about a house Mrs. Gates is occupying.
Letter from Kikuye Masuda to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-4)
doc Letter from Kikuye Masuda to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-4)
Letter from Kikuye Masuda to Mrs. Charles Gates about relocation to Southeastern Idaho.
Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-3)
doc Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-3)
Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates about camp life.
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 9 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-9)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 9 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-9)
Selected article titles: "Students Still Await Relocation" (p. 1), "Camp Residents to Receive Gov't Provided Clothing Soon" (p. 1), "Our Paper Famine" (p. 3).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-4)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-4)
Selected article titles: "200 Volunteer for Tulelake Advance Group" (p. 1), "Wanted: A Name to Replace the News-Letter" (p. 1), "Voluntary Work Corps... Planned for Relocation..." (p. 1), "Growers Seek Evacuee Labor for Beet Fields" (p. 1), "No Information So Far On Self Relocation" (p. 3).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 11 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-11)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 11 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-11)
Selected article titles: "Model Plane Enthusiasts Await Wood" (p. 1), "Red Cross Visitors Tour Camp" (p. 1), "June-July Checks Coming. New Payroll Totals $24,000" (p. 1), "Hospital Comes Into Own Center Doctors Operate Twice" (p. 3), "Garment Menders Sought" (p. 4).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 6 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-6)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 6 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-6)
Selected article titles: "Harmony Residents Slated for Tulelake" (p. 1), "Sac'to Evacuees Leave for Tulelake Beginning June 15" (p. 1), "Applications for Relocation Being Accepted... Ito. Must Meet Certain Requirements to Qualify" (p. 2), "Early Student Relocation Seen as Plans are Formulated... W.R.A. to Take Charge of Transfers" (p. 2).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 2 (May 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-2)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 2 (May 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-2)
Selected article titles: "Area Grows..." (p. 3), "Women's Sanitation" (p. 3).
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