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Letter from W. S. Hislop, Associate Construction Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, April 23, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-110)
doc Letter from W. S. Hislop, Associate Construction Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, April 23, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-110)
A letter from W. S. Hislop, Associate Construction Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It appears that the shipment from Tom Nakashima in Reno Nevada has arrived at the Gila River incarceration camp and been inspected. The letter certifies that the shipment contains mechanic hand tools which belong to …
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 100 (August 21, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-169)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 100 (August 21, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-169)
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_82_006
Power of attorney: general (ddr-csujad-42-23)
doc Power of attorney: general (ddr-csujad-42-23)
A general power of attorney form created prior to Fumio Fred Takano's incarceration. It appoints Florence Packer as his attorney and allows her to have control to make financial decisions on his behalf during his incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_15_001
Gila River Co-op workers' picnic (ddr-csujad-42-232)
img Gila River Co-op workers' picnic (ddr-csujad-42-232)
A group photo of the Gila River Co-op workers. It was taken during the picnic. The handwritten note on the back side reads: Gila Co-op workers picnic, April 15, 1945. Stamped on the back side: Photographed by Kunkle and Wilcox 331 W. Washington St. Ph. 3-4563, Phoenix Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities …
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
Letter from Fred W. Ross, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority, August 8, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-105)
doc Letter from Fred W. Ross, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority, August 8, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-105)
A letter from Fred W. Ross, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, to the employer who is hiring Fumio Fred Takano. It confirms that Fumio has been granted indefinite leave from the camp and is eligible for work. It also includes the requirements in hiring/releasing him and describes the resettlement program. …
Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-222)
img Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-222)
A photograph of the Gila River incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_06_004
Notice from Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of Interior, July 7, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-112)
doc Notice from Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of Interior, July 7, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-112)
A notice from Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It certifies that Fumio Fred Takano has returned the work equipment which belongs to War Relocation Authority. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_61_001
Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-129)
doc Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-129)
A personnel action form issued by War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It records Fumio Fred Takano's temporary appointment as a freight handler in Southern California area, effective from February 13, 1946. The remarks note: "Not to exceed May 12, 1946, close of business." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, July 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-116)
doc Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, July 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-116)
A letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It itemizes the Itsuhei Takano's belongings in his unit in the barracks, 31-2-D, in the Gila River incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_64_001
Second year at Gila (ddr-csujad-42-180)
doc Second year at Gila (ddr-csujad-42-180)
A booklet to commemorate the second anniversary of the Gila River incarceration camp after the first incarcerees' arrival from the Turlock Assembly Center on July 20. 1942. It describes administration, Nisei soldiers from the Gila River camp, churches, schools, farm production, sports, movies, population, and a list of the events during the second year. See this …
Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, March 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-43)
doc Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, March 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-43)
A letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, who is appointed by him as an attorney. He asks her to manage his real property, renting it out and paying all expenses, including mortgage payments, taxes, and repairs, by the collected rents. The letter was written prior to his incarceration. The power of attorney form appointing …
Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-130)
doc Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-130)
A personnel action form issued by War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It records Fumio Fred Takano's termination of his temporary appointment position as a freight handler due to his acceptance of other employment. The backside includes handwritten notes. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_70_001
Letter from Joe H. Janeway, Chief Engineer, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of Interior, July 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-101)
doc Letter from Joe H. Janeway, Chief Engineer, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of Interior, July 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-101)
A reference letter regarding Fumio Fred Takano. It is written by Joe H. Janeway, Chief Engineer, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States of America Department of Interior. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_51_003
Daily work pass, WRA-139 rev., Fred Takano (ddr-csujad-42-103)
doc Daily work pass, WRA-139 rev., Fred Takano (ddr-csujad-42-103)
A daily work pass issued by War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, on July 5, 1944. It certifies that Fumio Fred Takano is authorized to leave the Gila River incarceration camp on workdays and specifies the times when he is allowed to leave and when he needs to return. The pass is valid …
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-165)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-165)
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_82_002
War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Fred Fumio Takano (ddr-csujad-42-124)
doc War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Fred Fumio Takano (ddr-csujad-42-124)
A ration book issued to Fumio Fred 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_006
Year at Gila: anniversary booklet (ddr-csujad-42-179)
doc Year at Gila: anniversary booklet (ddr-csujad-42-179)
A booklet to commemorate the first anniversary of the Gila River incarceration camp after the first incarcerees' arrival from the Turlock Assembly Center on July 20. 1942. It gives an overview of the Gira River incarceration camp, describing the population, housing, community enterprises, administration, community government, crops, post office, education, Red Cross, religion, publication, hospital, public …
Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-219)
img Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-219)
A photograph of the Gila River incarceration camp. It is taken from the center of the camp, facing south. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_06_001
Letter from Henry C. Freeland, Leave Officer for L. H. Bennett, Project Director, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, August 6, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-117)
doc Letter from Henry C. Freeland, Leave Officer for L. H. Bennett, Project Director, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, August 6, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-117)
A letter from Henry C. Freeland, Leave Officer for L. H. Bennett, Project Director, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, Untied States Department of the Interior. It certifies that Itsuhei Takano is permitted to travel to Los Angeles, California by the Department of Justice. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Civil Liberties Act of 1988, voluntary information form (ddr-csujad-42-142)
doc Civil Liberties Act of 1988, voluntary information form (ddr-csujad-42-142)
A copy of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, voluntary information form to locate persons of Japanese ancestry who were forced to evacuate and were incarcerated during the war. The form is completed by Fumio Fred Takano. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_76_002
Letter from the White House (ddr-csujad-42-155)
doc Letter from the White House (ddr-csujad-42-155)
An official apology letter signed by President George H. W. Bush which accompanied the redress payment check. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_77_013
Letter from W. S. Hislop, Sr. Plumber Foreman, Ass't. Supt. of Construction, Operation Division, Engineering Section, War Relocation Authority, United States of America Department of Interior, July 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-100)
doc Letter from W. S. Hislop, Sr. Plumber Foreman, Ass't. Supt. of Construction, Operation Division, Engineering Section, War Relocation Authority, United States of America Department of Interior, July 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-100)
A reference letter regarding Fumio Fred Takano. It is written by W. S. Hislop, Sr. Plumber Foreman, Assistant Superintendent of Construction, Operation Division, Engineering Section, War Relocation Authority, United States of America Department of Interior. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_51_002
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