Puyallup (Camp Harmony)

Temporary Assembly Center

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Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 12 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-12)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 12 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-12)
Selected article titles: "Minidoka Previewed" (p. 2), "What Makes This Center Run? J.J. McGovern, Gentleman Farmer" (p. 2), "Editorial: Our Coming Home by James Sakamoto" (p. 10).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 3 (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-3)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 3 (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-3)
Selected article titles: "Wages of Evacuees Between $8-$16 Monthly" (p. 1), "Youngest Evacuee Will be Three-Week Old" (p. 1), "Joy Hikes Between Areas Scored" (p. 1), "Bachelors Will Remain in Present Quarters Till Monday" (p. 2).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 8 (June 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-8)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 8 (June 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-8)
Selected article titles: "Students' Relocation Forms OK'd" (p. 1), "Daily Roll Call Reduced to One" (p. 1), "Sumo Matches Staged" (p. 2), "364 Youths in 18-20 Group Face New Draft" (p. 3), "Inter-Area Visits OK'd" (p. 3), "Army Mum on Removal Date" (p. 3), "Carving Names Becomes Favorite Camp Diversion" (p. 4).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 10 (July 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-10)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 10 (July 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-10)
Selected article titles: "Pay Checks Monday. $9,150 Will Go to 2,400... 'D' Workers First Payees" (p. 1), "M'Govern 1st Donor for Plasma Drive" (p. 1), "Japanese Print Banned in Camp, Bibles Exempt..." (p. 1), "Editorial: 'Nothing is Useless'" (p. 2), "Canteen Prices Reduced" (p. 2), "Fats and Oils to Grease War Effort" (p. 2), "Camp Readied …
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 1 (May 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-1)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 1 (May 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-1)
Selected article titles: "Med. Exams Completed" (p. 1), "Laundry Facilities Ready" (p. 1), "Letters to Outside Friends" (p. 1), "Bring in Those Tools..." (p. 2).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 5 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-5)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 5 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-5)
Selected article titles: "Hayashi's Miks Organized Into Camp Orchestra" (p. 1), "Continued-Contest for New Name!" (p. 1), "Tulelake Advance Crew Reports Conditions Good" (p. 1), "Relocation Sign Up Unofficial Move" (p. 1), "Typhoid Shot Notice Given" (p. 1), "Bulletin From Tulelake Claims Valley Fertile" (p. 2), "Program Planned for Recreation for Issei, Nisei" (p. 2).
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 7 (June 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-7)
doc Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Vol. I No. 7 (June 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-194-7)
Selected article titles: "Pact Bars Issei from War Work" (p. 1), "Landslide Majority Votes to Retain Japanese Staff..." (p. 1), "Map of Tulelake Community" (p. 3).
Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-42)
doc Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-42)
A letter from George Townsend regarding Frances Haglund's article "Behind Barbed Wire."
Letter to Frances Haglund (ddr-densho-275-15)
doc Letter to Frances Haglund (ddr-densho-275-15)
Letter to Frances Haglund from Lury Sato answering some of Frances's questions. Also notes possibly written by Frances
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-6)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-6)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing daily life, mass removal to Puyallup "Camp Harmony" Assembly Center asking about life at Fort Missoula, and requesting more letters from him.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-8)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-8)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing plans for their removal and how they had to quit school after being banned from going into the city limits.
Jim Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-2)
vh Jim Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-2)
Nisei male. Born January 25, 1920, in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resisted the draft, with the rationale that the U.S. government had classified him 4-C, an enemy alien, and he was therefore under no obligation to serve. Imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington. Vocal critic of …
Yone Bartholomew Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-4)
vh Yone Bartholomew Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-4)
Nisei female. Born April 12, 1904, in Bedderavia, California. Was given for adoption by her parents to a couple who could not have children of their own. Grew up on a family farm and was one of the oldest Nisei in the Santa Barbara area of California. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka …
Gene Akutsu Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-1)
vh Gene Akutsu Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-1)
Nisei male. Born September 23, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Refused to participate in the draft and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington, for draft resistance. Resettled in Seattle.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 17 (May 5, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 17 (May 5, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-17)
Selected article titles: "Hollywood Producer Bares JACL 'Threat'" (p.1), "Bilingual Officials for Voters Favored" (p.1), "Sac'to Valley Japanese Community Center Proposed, Feasibility Sought" (p.6), "Nisei ACLU Attorney Wins Challenge to Erase Loyalty Oath for Ballot Spots" (p.6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2069 (November 16, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2069 (November 16, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-45)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Know 'First Hand' Agonies of Hostages in Iran" (p. 1), "NHK 'Story of America' Tells Drama of Issei-Nisei-Sansei" (p. 1), "A Background Report: Japan-U.S. Friendship Act: Continued from Last Week" (p. 4), and "YE Editor's Desk: Mexican Nikkei" (p. 4).
Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-9)
doc Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-9)
Ayako writes to her father that they are leaving Thursday for the Puyallup Assembly Center, but tells him not worry because they will be with her grandfather's family.
Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-10)
doc Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-10)
Ayako writes to her father with updates on living at the Puyallup Assembly Center.
Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-8)
doc Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-8)
Midori writes to her father that they are busy preparing for mass removal at 8 am on the upcoming Thursday. She lists items her mother has sold and tells him that her canary has found a home with the new occupants of their house.
Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-6)
doc Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-6)
Ayako writes to her father sending him love for his birthday; she tells him that Abraham Lincoln died the day before his birthday and asks if he remembers the event. She tells him about the family's preparations for mass removal, including receiving typhoid shots and feeling a little sick afterwards.
Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-11)
doc Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-11)
Midori writes to her father about life at the Puyallup Assembly Center and tells him about a rumor she has heard about him.
Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-5)
doc Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-5)
Midori writes to her father sending him love for his birthday and updating him on the family's preparations for mass removal.
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