Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 8 (September 18, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 8 (September 18, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-33)
Selected article titles: "'Crunch Time' Blitz for Redress" (pp. 1, 3), "Politics Anathema to Justice" (pp. 1, 5), "Asian Drivers Subject of Racist Phone Recording" (p. 2), and "Japanese in U.S. Were Blamed for Pearl Harbor" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 12 (June 16-July 6, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 12 (June 16-July 6, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-12)
Selected article titles: "Affirmative Action Programs Limited by Supreme Court" (pp. 1, 12), "JACL Opposes Cuts in Number of Legal Immigrants Allowed" (pp. 1, 5, 12), "Central California Highway to Honor 100/442nd, MIS" (p. 4), "Sgt. John Matsumoto Quiet Saga of WWII Nisei Aerial Gunner" (p. 5), and "Tracing the Jewish-Nisei Connection: Inouye, Vets Reunited with ...
American-made refugees (ddr-densho-381-3)
doc American-made refugees (ddr-densho-381-3)
A report compiling reasons why the forced evacuation of Japanese-Americans from the West Coast was unnecessary and motivated by war hysteria. The report also brings up questions about the constitutionality of the evacuation, in addition to spelling out the effects the evacuation has had in terms of human suffering and economic losses. The report concludes with ...
Comments by the War Relocation Authority on statements in the press allegedly made by witnesses before the Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-14)
doc Comments by the War Relocation Authority on statements in the press allegedly made by witnesses before the Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-14)
Additional comments from the War Relocation Authority in response to statements allegedly made by to the House Committee on Un-American Activities to the press between June 8 and June 17. Topics addressed include: questioned loyalty, conspiracies to sabotage local dams, and food quality.
Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
doc Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
An address delivered by War Relocation Authority Director, Dillon S. Myer, to the Tuesday Evening Club. Myer discusses a variety of topics, including the creation of the War Relocation Authority, managing the camps, and plans for relocation.
Information bulletin (ddr-densho-381-30)
doc Information bulletin (ddr-densho-381-30)
An information bulletin with articles about Minidoka's population, a train wreck, news from Seattle, bus fares, job offers, and three pages of Japanese text, possibly a translation.
Statement on the testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee (ddr-densho-381-4)
doc Statement on the testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee (ddr-densho-381-4)
A rebuttal of statements made by Harold H. Townsend, former Chief Supply and Transportation Officer, before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities. The author, most likely the War Relocation Authority, argues that Townsend's testimony was almost entirely composed of false statements about events and living conditions at the Poston concentration ...
Conversation between W. Wade Head and Harold H. Townsend (ddr-densho-381-2)
doc Conversation between W. Wade Head and Harold H. Townsend (ddr-densho-381-2)
An investigative interview conducted by W. Wade Head, Project Director, of Harold H. Townsend, Supply and Transportation Officer, who abandoned his post during the Poston Strike claiming he feared for his life.
Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
doc Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
Dillon S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, lists twelve reasons why he believes detainees are reluctant to leave the camps.
Supplementary comments by the War Relocation Authority on newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-12)
doc Supplementary comments by the War Relocation Authority on newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-12)
Additional comments from the War Relocation Authority in response to statements made by to the House Committee on Un-American Activities to the press about living conditions in the camps, rumors of violence and protest, and criticisms of how the camps are being managed.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 02, (July 13, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 02, (July 13, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-27)
Select article titles: "Watergate Hearing: Inouye's Hopes Revealed" (p.1); "JACL Mail Poll Underway for $250,000 Bldg." (p.1); "Straightening out Japanese on Nikkei in U.S." (p.3); "Eight New Records Set in 21st S.F. JACL Olympics" (p.4); "WW2 Drawings of Life for Teenager in Poston Camp Basis of New Book" (p.5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 11 (September 12, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 11 (September 12, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-36)
Selected article titles: "EDC-MDC Airs 3 Issues: Vietnam Refugees, Budget, '74 Mandates" (p. 1), "EDC-MDC Workshops Stress 'Action'" (pp. 1-2), "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Ground Broken for Higashi Hongwanji" (p. 1), and "Chiaroscuro: How Can We Not Get Involved in Community Affairs" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 14 (October 3, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 14 (October 3, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-39)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Farm Problems Aired" (p. 1), "Nikkei Back at Poston for Look" (pp. 1-2), "Manzanar Plaque Found Defaced" (p. 1), and "From the Frying Pan: John Dean on Redress" (p. 2).
Further comments by the War Relocation Authority on newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-13)
doc Further comments by the War Relocation Authority on newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-13)
Additional comments from the War Relocation Authority in response to statements made by to the House Committee on Un-American Activities to the press about violence at the camps and conspiracies to assassinate the President.
Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
doc Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
A report submitted by John M. Costello to the House of Representatives discussing concerns with the War Relocation Authority's management of the concentration camps.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 19 (November 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 19 (November 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-44)
Selected article titles: "Inouye, Mineta Questioning Big Government Spending" (pp. 1, 3), "JACL Gets $75,000 Catholic Grant" (pp. 1-2), "E.O. 9066 Reparations Poll in Favor of Payment to Evacuees" (p. 1), "Poston Indians Welcome Pilgrimage" (p. 5), and "Dances in Camp" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 9 (August 29, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 9 (August 29, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-34)
Selected article titles: "JACL--National Travel Program: 11 Charter Flights to Japan Being Planned for 1976" (p. 1), "JACL Weak Points Viewed" (pp. 1, 4), "1975 Nisei Week Queen and Court" (p. 4), and "Poston: As It Looked in '69" (p. 5).
Letter to John McCloy from Lt. General J.L. DeWitt (ddr-densho-122-858)
doc Letter to John McCloy from Lt. General J.L. DeWitt (ddr-densho-122-858)
Summary of intelligence report of individuals considered for segregation
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