Portland

Temporary Assembly Center

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North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 3 (August 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-21)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 3 (August 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-21)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation Instructions. Regarding Train Discipline" (p. 1), "Concerning Gov. Supplies" (p. 1), "Departure Regulations" (p. 1), "Info. on New Homes. Wyoming" (p. 1), "Idaho" (p. 1), "Appeal to Workers" (p. 3), "Departure Forms" (p. 3), "An Editorial -- Task Ahead" (p. 4), "Articles May Be Sent Later" (p. 4), "Change of Address" (p. …
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 3 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-1)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 3 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-1)
Selected article titles: "250 Leaving Tonite. Beet-Workers Leave Wed." (p. 1), "Fire Dept. Holds Movie" (p. 1), "Salem Not Coming Here" (p. 1), "20 Pass Fire Exam" (p. 1), "Staff Holds Weiner Feed" (p. 3), "Ladies' Rendezvous" (p. 3), "Nurse's Aids Needed" (p. 5).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 1 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-20)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 1 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-20)
Selected article titles: "8th Group to Leave for Beets" (p. 1), "Boy Scout Court of Honor August 25" (p. 1), "Final Report. Recreation Department" (p. 1).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 17 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-26)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 17 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-26)
Selected article titles: "Some to Leave Here for Tule Lake Soon. Pinedale Residents Begin North-ward Journey" (p. 1), "Nisei Forum Acclaimed Success. Elective Advisors Chief Topic of Forum" (p. 1), "Physical Examinations Completed" (p. 3), "Who Does Mom's Work? General Laborers Do Everything" (p. 4).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 10 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-7)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 10 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-7)
Selected article titles: "500 Expected for the Zombie Day Schedule All Set" (p. 1), "Four Families Leaving Tonite Bound for Tule Lake" (p. 1), "46 Pass Exam to Become as Competent First Aiders" (p. 1), "Information Pliss. "You Askem Maybe We Tellem"" (p. 4), "For College Students -- New for Further Education" (p. 6).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 8 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-5)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 8 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-5)
Selected article titles: "71 Graduates Receive Diplomas" (p. 1), "16 Elementary Holds Party" (p. 1), "Canteen Enlarged" (p. 1), "Educational Program Opens" (p. 1), "Food Exams Being Conducted" (p. 1), "Symbol of God" (p. 2), "Religious Services" (p. 2), "Lab. Added to Hospital" (p. 3).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 26 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-19)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 26 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-19)
Selected article titles: "45 Candidates Vie in Election. Advisory Council of 7 to be Appointed" (p. 1), "37 Return From Beets" (p. 1), "Few Changes in Orders" (p. 1), "School to Close" (p. 1), "Moving?" (p. 1), "24 Hours of Service" (p. 4).
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-287-6)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-287-6)
Molly Kageyama Maeda and Milton Maeda's wedding portrait. Taken at Portland Assembly Center, Oregon.
Wedding day (ddr-densho-287-357)
img Wedding day (ddr-densho-287-357)
Black and white photograph of Milton Maeda and Molly (Kageyama) Maeda at their wedding at the Portland Assembly Center.
Personal identification tag (ddr-densho-287-1)
doc Personal identification tag (ddr-densho-287-1)
Tag worn by Molly Kageyama Maeda during mass removal from Hood River, Oregon to Portland Assembly Center.
Change of residence notice and travel permit (ddr-densho-287-2)
doc Change of residence notice and travel permit (ddr-densho-287-2)
Molly Kageyama Maeda's change of residence notice and travel permit form for her journey from Hood River, Oregon to Portland Assembly Center.
Transfer schedule from Portland Assembly Center to Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-291-24)
doc Transfer schedule from Portland Assembly Center to Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-291-24)
The transfer schedule for the dates of September 6th to 10th, 1942. Includes names, family number, relationship, sex, and age.
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 6 (September 1969) (ddr-densho-297-6)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 6 (September 1969) (ddr-densho-297-6)
Selected article titles: "Isaac Honored" (p. 1), "Birth of Amerasia" (p. 1), "Hoover's Yellow Peril" (p. 2), "Dawn of Awakening" (p. 2), "UCLA Sells Out" (p. 5), "Potential for What" (p. 5), "The Failure of Democracy in a Time of Crisis" (p. 6-7).
Letter from George Kida to mother Miyuki
doc Letter from George Kida to mother Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-25)
Letter and envelope to Miyuki "Kay" Kida from George Kida. Describes work opportunities, conditions in the camp and surrounding area. Kenjiro is picking up potatoes and George is pitching bundles. Mentions someone named Satoshi (who he mentioned having bought a checker board with in a previous letter) who he is becoming friends with. Mentions having received …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-17)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family) on June 16, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt asks after the family's well being after they had been vaccinated. Also tells of visits from several friends, including George Clark, Mr. Johnson, and Mrs. Crogman, who expressed her appreciation of having the Kidas' car to use. …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-22)
Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida, dated July 6, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt writes that she wishes she could be there with Kay as she is alone at the Portland Assembly Center since her husband Kenjiro and son George have left for temporary work leave in Eastern Oregon. Sarah "Sade" Pyatt tells Kay about …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-18)
Envelope from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt addressed to George Kida. Letter is from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family) on June 23, 1942. Tells the Kida family that friend and neighbor James Albert "Al" Johnson tried to visit them but was not allowed in. Mrs. Pyatt asks Kay if she needs any more …
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