Tanforan

Temporary Assembly Center

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Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 18 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-19)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 18 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-19)
Selected article titles: "Rules Given for Packing Property for Relocation" (p. 1), "Mardi Gras Events..." (p. 1), "Center Garden" (p. 2).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 1 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-1)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 1 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-1)
Selected article titles: "Assembly Center Head Greets Residents. Cooperation Stressed" (p. 1), "P.O.'s Daily Tote Hits 6000" (p. 1), "'Home Sweet Stall'" (p. 2).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 13 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-11)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 13 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-11)
Selected article titles: "38 Elected in Tanforan Legislative Congress Poll" (p. 1), "Americanization Classes" (p. 5).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 7 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-7)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 7 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-7)
Selected article titles: "New Council Takes on Official Duties" (p. 1), "Yamasaki Speaks for Council at Induction" (p. 1).
Mass removal (ddr-densho-162-51)
img Mass removal (ddr-densho-162-51)
These buses are en route to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
Selected article titles: "Pro-Minority Text Dropped from OK List" (p.1, 3), "Bakke Case Jeopardizes Civil Rights Won Since 1940s, Rep. Chisholm Tells JACL" (p.1, 3), "Internment Credit Bill Hearing Set" (p.2), "Assembly Centers to Be Historical Site" (p.2), "Fresno Senior Citizens Express Needs in Survey" (p.3), "Nisei in Japan: Japanese and Nikkei Influences" (p.8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2028 (February 2, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2028 (February 2, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-4)
Selected article titles: "Tight-Spending Pressure Still Straps JACL Programming" (pp. 1-2 ), "First Friday Feature: Moving Day, 1918" (pp. 3, 10), "Chiaroscuro: Politics: A Matter of Heritage" (p. 6), and "Japan Decorates Issei Master Teaching Ikebana for 57 Years" (p. 8).
Postcard to Yuri Domoto from May Morioka (ddr-densho-356-286)
doc Postcard to Yuri Domoto from May Morioka (ddr-densho-356-286)
Postcard to Yuri Domoto from May Morioka in which she talks about life at Tanforan and asks for Yuri to write back so they can keep in touch. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-287)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-287)
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito in which she describes life at Tanforan and her volunteering to go to Manzanar early. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Postcard to Yuri Domoto from Rosie Suyeyama (ddr-densho-356-294)
doc Postcard to Yuri Domoto from Rosie Suyeyama (ddr-densho-356-294)
Postcard to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Rose Suyeyama in which she talks about the preparations for the move from Tanforan to Topaz. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Rosie Suyeyasu (ddr-densho-356-288)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Rosie Suyeyasu (ddr-densho-356-288)
Letter to Yuri Domoto Tsukada from Rose "Rosie" Nakagawa Suyeyasu. In the letter she writes about life at Tanforan and the mutual friends they have. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sammy (ddr-densho-356-293)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sammy (ddr-densho-356-293)
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sammy in which she describes her short time at Tanforan and her relocation to St. Louis to attend college. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Two letters to Yuri from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-285)
doc Two letters to Yuri from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-285)
Two letters to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Minoru "Min" Yonekura. Both letters stored in one envelope, unclear if they were mailed together or separately. Letter 5/11: describes forced removal, details items needed in assembly center to make barracks feel homey, food quality in the assembly center and general life there. Letter 2: discusses plans to move …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-291)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-291)
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito in which she details life in Tanforan, asks Yuri to keep in touch once she is moved from Merced, and describes her desire to move East and find a job in which she is getting help from a former boss. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and …
Four letters to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-289)
doc Four letters to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-289)
Four letters stored in one envelope to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her cousin Tomi Domoto. Appears the letters were mailed separately and later stored together in one envelope. 6/8 letter: discusses events leading up to forced removal, inquires about how family are settling into the camp and how hers is and mutual friends. 8/8 letter: discusses …
Drawing of the view from the top of the grandstand at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-12)
doc Drawing of the view from the top of the grandstand at Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-392-12)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "This is a portion of the landscape which could be seen from the top of the grandstand across the broad highway. Somehow, it made one feel better when he climbed the long stair to sit alone and look out on the hills. It was so beautiful and such a relief from …
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