Gila River

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Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, October 31, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-375)
doc Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, October 31, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-375)
A postcard from Lily in Chicago to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated in the Poston camp in Arizona. Lily writes from Chicago, Illinois, on her way to Denver, Colorado. She is planing to visit Geo and go to the Gila River camp in Arizona where her family was incarcerated. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page …
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
Letter from Firman H. Brown, Deputy Project Director, to G. Raymond Booth, Relocation Officer, July 17, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-95)
doc Letter from Firman H. Brown, Deputy Project Director, to G. Raymond Booth, Relocation Officer, July 17, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-95)
A reference letter regarding Fumio Fred Takano, who is leaving the Gila River incarceration camp for Chicago, Illinois. It is written by Firman H. Brown, Deputy Project Director to G. Raymond Booth, Relocation Officer in Chicago, Illinois and also addresses Fumio's answers to the "loyalty questionnaire" questions 27 and 28. See this object in the California …
Uniform straight bill of lading (ddr-csujad-42-107)
doc Uniform straight bill of lading (ddr-csujad-42-107)
An uniform straight bill of lading issued by Southern Pacific Lines in Reno, Nevada. It provides the information on the shipment that one box containing mechanical hand tools is shipped from Tom Nakashima to Fumio Fred Takano in the Gila River incarceration camp. The destination is listed as Casa Grande, Arizona. See also item: csudh_tak_0108. See …
War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Fumio Takano (ddr-csujad-42-125)
doc War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Fumio Takano (ddr-csujad-42-125)
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_007
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 …
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