Pinedale

Temporary Assembly Center

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Notice to report to work (ddr-densho-25-78)
doc Notice to report to work (ddr-densho-25-78)
Mae Iseri received permission to work as a recreation leader at Pinedale Assembly Center.
Assembly center coupon book (ddr-densho-25-76)
doc Assembly center coupon book (ddr-densho-25-76)
Japanese Americans in the assembly centers could purchase coupon books for merchandise at Wartime Civil Control Admininistration stores. Each camp inmate was issued his or her own book, which contained stamps to be detached and exchanged for small items.
Selective service questionnaire (ddr-densho-333-50)
img Selective service questionnaire (ddr-densho-333-50)
Occupational questionnare for Min sent to at Pinedale with address crossed out and Tule Lake address written in
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).
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-5-9)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-5-9)
Memories of Pinedale Assembly Center: playing sports, attending school

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead ...

Homer Yasui Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-26-11)
vh Homer Yasui Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-26-11)
First impressions of the Pinedale Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Taylor Tomita Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-61-10)
vh Taylor Tomita Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-61-10)
Memories of the train ride to the assembly center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the ...

Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-65-9)
vh Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-65-9)
First impressions of the Pinedale Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Eddie Owada Interview Segment 14 (ddr-manz-1-37-14)
vh Eddie Owada Interview Segment 14 (ddr-manz-1-37-14)
Vivid memories of the trip to Pinedale Assembly Center, California
George Iseri Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-40-10)
vh George Iseri Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-40-10)
Memories of the Pinedale Assembly Center, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-65-10)
vh Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-65-10)
Living independently from parents in camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Rae Takekawa Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-89-20)
vh Rae Takekawa Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-89-20)
Organized activities for youth at Pinedale Assembly Center, California
An oral history with Fred Tomiyoshi (ddr-csujad-29-51)
av An oral history with Fred Tomiyoshi (ddr-csujad-29-51)
An oral interview with Fred Tomiyoshi, incarceree at the Pinedale Assembly Center and the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0158. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2986_T01
Harley Mitsugi Nakamura (ddr-csujad-8-50)
doc Harley Mitsugi Nakamura (ddr-csujad-8-50)
Oral history interview with Harley Mitsugi Nakamura. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Nakamura, Harley Mitsugi
Dr. George Suda (ddr-csujad-8-65)
doc Dr. George Suda (ddr-csujad-8-65)
Oral history interview with Dr. George Suda. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Suda, Dr George
Incarceree luggage tags (ddr-densho-25-14)
doc Incarceree luggage tags (ddr-densho-25-14)
Japanese Americans were allowed to take only what they could carry to the camps. In most cases, a person could take two bags. Each bag was marked with an identification tag. These tags belonged to Mae Iseri who was initially detained at the Pinedale Assembly Center in California. Mae and her family were later incarcerated at ...
Baggage identification tag instructions (ddr-densho-25-24)
doc Baggage identification tag instructions (ddr-densho-25-24)
The Iseri family was moved from the Pinedale Assembly Center to the Tule Lake concentration camp in July of 1942. They thus received instructions on how to label their baggage to ensure that none of it was lost.
Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 6 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-6)
doc Pinedale Logger Vol. I No. 6 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-192-6)
Selected Article Titles: "Blood Donors" (p. 1), "$5500 in Wages Given Out on First Pay Day" (p. 1), "Free Coupon Books to be Issued Soon" (p. 1), "No Refunds on Pop Bottles" (p. 1), "'Geta' Drive Planned to Aid Rubber Campaign" (p. 1), "Evacuees Aid War Effort" (p. 2), " No Orders on Relocation" (p. 3), ...
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-17)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-17)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's wife and daughter discussing life at Pinedale Assembly Center.
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