Gila River

Concentration Camp

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Nancy Shimotsu Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-391-21)
vh Nancy Shimotsu Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-391-21)
Description of camp school principal

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Nancy Shimotsu Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-391-28)
vh Nancy Shimotsu Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-391-28)
Thoughts on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Kazumi Yoneyama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-412-10)
vh Kazumi Yoneyama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-412-10)
Coping with difficult living conditions in camp: fainting from the heat
Claim for damage to or loss of real or personal property by a person of Japanese ancestry, Form no. CL. 1, Fumio Fred Takano (ddr-csujad-42-133)
doc Claim for damage to or loss of real or personal property by a person of Japanese ancestry, Form no. CL. 1, Fumio Fred Takano (ddr-csujad-42-133)
Form no. CL. 1, Claim for damage to or loss of real or personal property by a person of Japanese ancestry. It appears to be a draft filled by Fumio Fred Takano. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_72_001
Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
img Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
A postcard sent to Fumio Fred Takano while he was incarcerated in the Gila River camp in Arizona. The postcard captures the street scene in Wickenburg, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_37_001
U.S. government freight waybill, WRA4-144-46-BL (ddr-csujad-42-114)
doc U.S. government freight waybill, WRA4-144-46-BL (ddr-csujad-42-114)
A U.S. government freight waybill which documents the shipment of Fumio Fred Takano's belongings. The shipment is ordered by the War Relocation Authority and two boxes are transported by Universal Carloading Co. from the Gila River incarceration camp in Arkansas to Chicago, Illinois, where Fumio is going to reestablish his life. See this object in the …
Gila co-op news, vol. 1, no. 14 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-177)
doc Gila co-op news, vol. 1, no. 14 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-177)
A bilingual newspaper for the Gila co-op. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_85_001
Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Interviewing Committee, War Relocation Authority, Gila River Relocation Project, June 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-91)
doc Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Interviewing Committee, War Relocation Authority, Gila River Relocation Project, June 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-91)
A letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Interviewing Committee, War Relocation Authority, Gila River Relocation Project. It requests a reconsideration of his answers to the loyalty questions, 27 and 28. He claims that his answers to both questions were recorded in the negative and desires to change them in the affirmative. Listing his family's background information, …
Mechanics hand tools, estimate (ddr-csujad-42-139)
doc Mechanics hand tools, estimate (ddr-csujad-42-139)
A handwritten list of mechanics hand tools which presumably belong to Fumio Fred Takano. It itemizes his tools and the market value of those tools. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_74_002
Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Mrs. Florence Packer, August 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-74)
doc Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Mrs. Florence Packer, August 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-74)
A letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer in Los Angeles, California. Fumio writes from the Gila River incarceration camp. The letter requests Florence Packer to deliver Fumio's 1939 Chevrolet truck along with Mrs. Nakashima's personal items to the camp. It appears to be a draft letter. See item: csudh_tak_0075. See this object in the …
Letter from Wayne Tracy, Judicial, Fiscal, and Social Branch Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration to Yoneko Takano, June 22, 1988 (ddr-csujad-42-146)
doc Letter from Wayne Tracy, Judicial, Fiscal, and Social Branch Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration to Yoneko Takano, June 22, 1988 (ddr-csujad-42-146)
A letter issued by Judicial, Fiscal, and Social Branch Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration to Yoneko Takano in response to her request for verification of her incarceration and release dates during the war. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_77_004
Letter from B. Y. Read, Colonel, AGD, Adjutant General, Office of the Commanding General, Headquarters Western Defense Command to Mr. Fumio Fred Takano, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-128)
doc Letter from B. Y. Read, Colonel, AGD, Adjutant General, Office of the Commanding General, Headquarters Western Defense Command to Mr. Fumio Fred Takano, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-128)
A letter from B. Y. Read, Colonel, AGD, Adjutant General, Office of the Commanding General, Headquarters Western Defense Command to Fumio Fred Takano. It informs that Public Proclamation no. 24 revokes all individual exclusion orders and certifies that his exclusion is terminated. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_68_001
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 48 (April 22, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-161)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 48 (April 22, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-161)
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_005
Letter from Robert K. Bratt, Reparations Administrator, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-csujad-42-147)
doc Letter from Robert K. Bratt, Reparations Administrator, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-csujad-42-147)
A letter from Robert K. Bratt, Reparations Administrator, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice to the correspondent, presumably Yoneko Takano, who requests the information on restitution payments. Also includes a letter issued by National Archives and Records Administration to verify the detention of Fumio Fred Takano in the incarceration camp during the war. The …
Outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-223)
img Outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-223)
Photographed are audiences and an outdoor stage at the Gila River incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_06_005
Uniform express receipt (ddr-csujad-42-118)
doc Uniform express receipt (ddr-csujad-42-118)
A receipt issued by Railway Express Agency on December 14, 1945. It details the shipment that Fumio Fred Takano shipped from Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angeles, California, including three boxes, one tool box, one footlocker, and one carton. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_66_001
Consignee memo (ddr-csujad-42-115)
doc Consignee memo (ddr-csujad-42-115)
A consignee memo issued by Universal Carloading and Distributing Co., Inc. on July 19, 1945. It documents the shipper, "WRA Gila River Relocation Center," Arizona, and the consignee, Fumio Fred Takano, Chicago, Illinois. The handwritten notes read: Deliver Monday 8-20 only. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_63_002
Notice of decision on application for leave (ddr-csujad-42-89)
doc Notice of decision on application for leave (ddr-csujad-42-89)
A notice of decision on application for leave signed by L. H. Bennett, Project Director on February 6, 1943. It approves Fumio Fred Takano's application for indefinite leave from the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_44_001
Receipt (ddr-csujad-42-90)
doc Receipt (ddr-csujad-42-90)
A receipt issued by Railway Express Agency. One trunk, one box, and four containers were shipped from Florence Parker of Los Angeles, California to Istuhei and Tomoye Takano incarcerated at the Gila River camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_45_001
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