Gila River

Concentration Camp

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Gila River Co-op workers' picnic (ddr-csujad-42-231)
img Gila River Co-op workers' picnic (ddr-csujad-42-231)
A group photo of the Gila River Co-op workers. It was taken during the picnic. The handwritten note on the back side reads: Co-op worker's picnic, Feb. 1944. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_07_001
Letter from Theodore K. Ryan, Sanitary Engineer, War Relocation Authority, June 9, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-93)
doc Letter from Theodore K. Ryan, Sanitary Engineer, War Relocation Authority, June 9, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-93)
A reference letter regarding Fumio Fred Takano. It is written by Theodore K. Ryan, Sanitary Engineer at the Gila River incarceration camp, where Fumio Fred Takano is employed. It appears to be one of the references enclosed with the letter: csudh_tak_0091. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_48_001
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 50 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-163)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 50 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-163)
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_007
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 95 (August 10, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-164)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 95 (August 10, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-164)
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_001
War ration book no. 3, OPA form no. R-130, Yoneko Takano (ddr-csujad-42-127)
doc War ration book no. 3, OPA form no. R-130, Yoneko Takano (ddr-csujad-42-127)
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_009
Letter from Yoneko Takano to Joseph B. Howerton, Assistant Chief for Reference, Industrial and Social Branch, Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, May 3, 1988 (ddr-csujad-42-144)
doc Letter from Yoneko Takano to Joseph B. Howerton, Assistant Chief for Reference, Industrial and Social Branch, Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, May 3, 1988 (ddr-csujad-42-144)
A copy of a letter from Yoneko Takano to Joseph B. Howerton, Assistant Chief for Reference, Industrial and Social Branch, Civil Archives Division, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration. It requests verification of Yoneko's incarceration and release dates. It appears that Yoneko fills out the template letter (csudh_tak_0143), adding her address at the time …
Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, July 10, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-113)
doc Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, July 10, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-113)
A letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It lists the food items and certifies that they are Fumio Fred Takano's personal belongings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_62_001
Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 45 (April 15, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-158)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 2, no. 45 (April 15, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-158)
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_002
Takano, Itsuhei, evacuation statement of claim (ddr-csujad-42-137)
doc Takano, Itsuhei, evacuation statement of claim (ddr-csujad-42-137)
A statement of claim for property losses of Itsuhei Takano. It details the losses of his retail business and itemizes other the cost caused by the forced evacuation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_73_002
War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Itsuhei Takano (ddr-csujad-42-120)
doc War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Itsuhei Takano (ddr-csujad-42-120)
A ration book issued for Itsuhei 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_002
Declaration of eligibility by the spouse of a deceased eligible person identified by the Office of Redress Administration (ddr-csujad-42-149)
doc Declaration of eligibility by the spouse of a deceased eligible person identified by the Office of Redress Administration (ddr-csujad-42-149)
Attachment page 1 and the reverse side completed by Yoneko Takano. The forms were presumably attached to the letter sent from Robert K. Bratt, Administrator for Redress, Office of Redress Administration, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, which is found in item: csudh_tak_0148. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Tomeyo Takano (ddr-csujad-42-121)
doc War ration book four, OPA form R-145, Tomeyo Takano (ddr-csujad-42-121)
A ration book issued to Tomoye 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_003
Gila River 50th reunion and dedication (ddr-csujad-42-182)
doc Gila River 50th reunion and dedication (ddr-csujad-42-182)
An envelope for Yoneko Takano, who is an attendant of the Gila River 50th reunion and dedication events held at Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, Phoenix, Arizona, March 17-19, 1995. The envelope has presumably contained a booklet, bus tickets, and a T-shirt, handed to Yoneko Takano during the events. See this object in the California State Universities …
Gila news-courier, vol. 3, no. 14 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-174)
doc Gila news-courier, vol. 3, no. 14 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-42-174)
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_002
Evacuee property receipt (ddr-csujad-42-98)
doc Evacuee property receipt (ddr-csujad-42-98)
A property receipt issued to Fumio Fred Takano. It lists two boxes. It appears to be a receipt for the shipment of Fumio's belongings from the Gila River incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_50_003
Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-227)
img Gila River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-42-227)
A photograph of the Gila River incarceration camp. The handwritten note on the back side reads: gila #2. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_06_009
Memo from Henry C. Freeland, Relocation Advisor, Gila River Project to Whom It May Concern re: Permission for Shige Abe to travel, October 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-29)
doc Memo from Henry C. Freeland, Relocation Advisor, Gila River Project to Whom It May Concern re: Permission for Shige Abe to travel, October 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-29)
Certification letter granting Shige Abe permission to travel to Gardena, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00032
War Relocation Work Corps (ddr-csujad-55-351)
doc War Relocation Work Corps (ddr-csujad-55-351)
Pamphlet describing the War Relocation Work Corps including planned camp facilities, types of work available, eligibility, benefits, and private employment. "Approved Relocation Areas" section includes descriptions of Manzanar, Parker, Gila, Tule Lake, and Minidoka camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0353
Names of incarcerees that I sent letters (ddr-csujad-34-9)
doc Names of incarcerees that I sent letters (ddr-csujad-34-9)
A handwritten note by Hiroshi Fukuwa. It lists names that he sent a letter during his incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hrs_07_001
Telegram from G. Arnold to Robert Cullum, Relocation Supervisor, War Relocation Authority, August 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-104)
doc Telegram from G. Arnold to Robert Cullum, Relocation Supervisor, War Relocation Authority, August 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-104)
A telegram from G. Arnold to Robert M. Cullum, Relocation Supervisor, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior regarding Fumio Fred Takano's request for the permission to reenter California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_53_001
Gila River Relocation Center 1942-1945 monument dedication 50th reunion (ddr-csujad-42-181)
doc Gila River Relocation Center 1942-1945 monument dedication 50th reunion (ddr-csujad-42-181)
A booklet to commemorate the 50th reunion of the former incarcrees and families of the Gila River incarceration camp, which was held March 17-19, 1995. Another booklet, "Banquet program," is attached. The former incacerees' current addresses and phone numbers are removed from the digital surrogate. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Second quarterly report, July 1 to September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-1653)
doc Second quarterly report, July 1 to September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-1653)
Report covering progress of the "relocation" program, movement to "relocation centers", community construction, "evacuee" induction, employment inside and outside the centers, leave regulations, student "relocation", "evacuee" property, self-government, consumer enterprises, education, health and sanitation, welfare, mess operations, police and fire, agriculture and manufacturing, religious activities, "evacuee" newspapers, postal facilities, individual exclusion, repatriation, organization and personnel, chronology …
Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
img Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
Series of maps including incarceration camps in the western United States, temporary assembly centers in California, Manzanar camp in California, Gila River camp in Arizona, Topaz camp in Utah, Heart Mountain camp in Wyoming, Poston camp in Arizona, Amache camp in Colorado, Tule Lake camp in California, Rohwer camp in Arkansas, Minidoka camp in Idaho, and …
Japanese Americans in internment camps 1942-1946, physical layout of the WRA camps (ddr-csujad-55-2495)
doc Japanese Americans in internment camps 1942-1946, physical layout of the WRA camps (ddr-csujad-55-2495)
Document detailing the physical layout and qualities of incarceration camps. Covers: isolation centers, assembly centers, permanent relocation centers, farm area, administrative area, internee area, barracks, mess hall, boiler room, recreation hall, block manager, ward, hospital schools, canteens, utilities, employment and salary, other centers, progressive project directors, camp closing, Tule Lake closure, and post-war years. See this …
Semi-annual report, January 1 to June 30, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1654)
doc Semi-annual report, January 1 to June 30, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1654)
Report covering the "relocation program," leave clearance, nisei and the armed forces, closing of Jerome incarceration camp, Tule Lake incident, segregation movements to Tule Lake, Spanish Consular visits, community government, business enterprises, welfare, education, community activities, legal, evacuee property, health and sanitation, fire protection, internal security, military police, agriculture, industries, motor transport and maintenance, construction and …
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