Gila River

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Gila news-courier, vol. 3, no. 1 (August 24, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-170)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 3, no. 1 (August 24, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-170)
A bilingual newspaper. "Published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday." Formerly published under title: Gila bulletin. The Japanese section is not included. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_83_001
Third All Center Enterprises Conference (ddr-csujad-42-226)
img Third All Center Enterprises Conference (ddr-csujad-42-226)
Photographed is a group of the 3rd All Center Enterprises Conference attendees. The annotation on the back side reads: The conference was held at the Gila River camp on December 4, 1944. Representatives from enterprises at all incarceration camps attended it. The photo was taken to commemorate the conference but I [Itsuhei Takano] was unable to …
War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Yoneko Takano (ddr-csujad-42-126)
doc War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Yoneko Takano (ddr-csujad-42-126)
A ration book issued to Yoneko Takano incarcerated at the Gila River camp in Arizona. Includes the instructions for use. Unused stamps remain. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_67_008
Gila news-courier supplement (ddr-csujad-42-176)
doc Gila news-courier supplement (ddr-csujad-42-176)
An issue of "Gila news-courier supplement," which cites an article, "Issei, Nise, Kibei: the U.S. put 110,000 people of Japanese blood in 'protective custody,'" published in an magazine, "Fortune," in April 1944. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_84_004
Notice from Hugo W. Wolter, Acting Chief, Community Services, War Relocation Authority Gila River Project, June 24, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-92)
doc Notice from Hugo W. Wolter, Acting Chief, Community Services, War Relocation Authority Gila River Project, June 24, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-92)
A notice issued by War Relocation Authority Gila River Project. It clarifies the process of the leave requests from the incarcerees whose answers to the questions 27 and 28 are in the negative. It instructs "those wishing to change their answers to questions 27 and 28" to write a letter to L. H. Bennett, Project Director …
Letter from James Brell, CWO USA, Actg Asst Adj Gen, to Mr. Fumio Fred Takano, June 21, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-111)
doc Letter from James Brell, CWO USA, Actg Asst Adj Gen, to Mr. Fumio Fred Takano, June 21, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-111)
A letter from James Brell, Acting Assistant Adjutant General, Chief Warrant Officer, Western Defense Command, United States Army, to Fumio Fred Takano in the Gila River incarceration camp. The letter informs that Fumio's exclusion status has been changed and he is authorized to travel and reside within the West Coast exclusion zone. It also instructs him …
Letter from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice to recipient (ddr-csujad-42-153)
doc Letter from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice to recipient (ddr-csujad-42-153)
A copy of a letter from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, addressing a recipient, who is presumably Yoneko or Mariko Takano. It notifies that their review of the documents has been completed and determined that the requester is eligible for a redress payment …
Gila news-courier, vol. 3, no. 13 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-173)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 3, no. 13 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-173)
A bilingual newspaper. "Published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday." Formerly published under title: Gila bulletin. The Japanese section is not included. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_84_001
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 46 (April 17, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-159)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 46 (April 17, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-159)
A bilingual newspaper. "Published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday." Formerly published under title: Gila bulletin. The Japanese section is not included. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_80_003
Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Mrs. Florence Packer, August 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-75)
doc Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Mrs. Florence Packer, August 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-75)
A letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, his appointed attorney in Los Angeles, California. Fumio writes from the Gila River incarceration camp, requesting Florence Packer to deliver Fumio's 1939 Chevrolet truck along with Mrs. Nakashima's personal items to the camp. The draft letter is found in item: csudh_tak_0074. The power of attorney is found …
Letter from Hoyt A. Martin, Mfg. Supt., Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, July 22, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-99)
doc Letter from Hoyt A. Martin, Mfg. Supt., Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, July 22, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-99)
A reference letter regarding Fumio Fred Takano. It is written by Hoyt A. Martin, Manufacturing Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_51_001
Cactus blossoms (ddr-csujad-55-48)
doc Cactus blossoms (ddr-csujad-55-48)
Collection of poetry written by incarcerees. Includes illustrations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00052
Memo from Henry C.  Freeland, Relocation Advisor, Gila River Project to Whom It May Concern re: Permission for Masatoshi Abe to travel, October 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-30)
doc Memo from Henry C. Freeland, Relocation Advisor, Gila River Project to Whom It May Concern re: Permission for Masatoshi Abe to travel, October 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-30)
Certification letter granting Masatoshi Abe permission to travel to Gardena, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00033
Gila River War Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2481)
doc Gila River War Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2481)
Illustration of a typical block and barrack layout at Gila River incarceration camp. Includes camp data and statistics. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2587
Vicinity map, Gila River WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2480)
img Vicinity map, Gila River WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2480)
Topographic map of the area near the Gila River incarceration camp in Pinal County, Arizona. Includes barrack and building layouts for the Canal camp and Butte camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2586
Religious life in the Gila community (ddr-csujad-26-30)
doc Religious life in the Gila community (ddr-csujad-26-30)
Observations and descriptions of Buddhist, Christian, and Shinto practices by incarcerees including the establishment of Buddhist Church, funeral arrangements and ceremony, Bon festival, and events taking place in and around the churches established at Gila River. Compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State …
Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
doc Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
Outline for an academic social science study, the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS), led by the University of California of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Outline highlights area of administrative, social, political and personal areas to be studied by a team of researchers encamped with incarcerees. See this object in …
University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I (ddr-csujad-26-26)
doc University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I (ddr-csujad-26-26)
Correspondence regarding a profile of incarceree Harry Osaka written by Robert Spencer. The profile was taken during a trip to Fresno for Harry's mother's funeral with Spencer as the escort and includes Harry's life and family story, farm business before incarceration, religious practices, holiday practices, description of funeral. Profile included as part of the Japanese American …
Memorandum to Mr. E.R. Smith, Project Director from Morton J. Gaba, re: Community Activities Section report, July 21-August 21, 1942 (ddr-csujad-26-29)
doc Memorandum to Mr. E.R. Smith, Project Director from Morton J. Gaba, re: Community Activities Section report, July 21-August 21, 1942 (ddr-csujad-26-29)
Memo to camp director of the development of the Community Activities Section regarding the selection and development of staff; designing, building, and equipping of recreation halls and play fields; and the planning and initial development of program. Includes a list of activities with attendance counts. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
University of California evacuation and resettlement study: The Gila River WRA relocation center, Rivers, Pinal County, Arizona (ddr-csujad-26-27)
doc University of California evacuation and resettlement study: The Gila River WRA relocation center, Rivers, Pinal County, Arizona (ddr-csujad-26-27)
Description of the Gila River incarceration camp during the first month of occupation, including camp location, climate, landscape, barracks, issues with camp construction, poor conditions and lack of furnishings, incarcerees who were subjected to upon arrival. Camp administration, food and housing issues, camp employment, security, recreation, and social groups are described and analyzed. Report compiled as …
Oral history of George Wakiji (ddr-csujad-28-2)
av Oral history of George Wakiji (ddr-csujad-28-2)
Oral history Interview of George Wakiji. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csuci_vcc-jic_0003
Recreational activities in the Gila community (ddr-csujad-26-28)
doc Recreational activities in the Gila community (ddr-csujad-26-28)
Report detailing the establishment of the Community Activities Department to organize sports, dances, a library, movies, talent shows, drama performances, and lectures by the National Park Service about the desert environs. Includes description of issues with the installation of organized recreation due to lack of funding and personnel issues. Report compiled as a portion of the …
An oral history with Izumi Taniguchi (ddr-csujad-29-43)
av An oral history with Izumi Taniguchi (ddr-csujad-29-43)
An oral interview with Izumi Taniguchi, incarceree at the Turlock Assembly Center and the Gila River 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_0142. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2472_T01
[Gila River incarceration camp] (ddr-csujad-29-263)
img [Gila River incarceration camp] (ddr-csujad-29-263)
Photograph of men and women incarcerees singing. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P206
Oral history with Rosalie Hankey Wax (ddr-csujad-29-76)
av Oral history with Rosalie Hankey Wax (ddr-csujad-29-76)
An oral interview with Rosale Hankey Wax, fieldworker who stayed at the Gila River camp in Rivers, Arizona and Tule Lake camp in Newell, California. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0188. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
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