Granada (Amache)

Concentration Camp

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Granada Christian Church news, vol. 1, no. 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-7-20)
doc Granada Christian Church news, vol. 1, no. 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-7-20)
Newsletter for the Granada Christian Church congregation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Granada Christian Church News
Welcome Letter to Amache Elementary School (ddr-csujad-7-33)
img Welcome Letter to Amache Elementary School (ddr-csujad-7-33)
Letter welcoming students to the Amache Elementary School. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Welcome Letter_P01
CO-OP canteen moving out sale (ddr-csujad-7-19)
doc CO-OP canteen moving out sale (ddr-csujad-7-19)
Advertisement for sale at the camp commissary at Amache. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Co-op Canteen Moving Out Sale
Song lyrics (ddr-csujad-7-31)
doc Song lyrics (ddr-csujad-7-31)
Several pages of well known popular song lyrics from the era. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Song Lyrics
Relocation program: a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers (ddr-csujad-7-23)
doc Relocation program: a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers (ddr-csujad-7-23)
Guidebook for incarcerees regarding WRA policies and procedures. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Relocation_Guidebook
Relocation, your responsibility as a member of your community (ddr-csujad-7-32)
doc Relocation, your responsibility as a member of your community (ddr-csujad-7-32)
Text, in English and Japanese of a speech by James G. Lindley regarding the "responsibilities" of incarcerated Japanese-Americans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Speech
Adult education program (ddr-csujad-7-16)
img Adult education program (ddr-csujad-7-16)
Advertisement and schedule of courses for adult education at the Amache incarceration camp. Text in English and Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_The Adult Education Program
Music for Dianne (
doc Music for Dianne ("Bubbles") Endo (ddr-csujad-7-25)
Sheet music containing "Taps," "Stars and stripes forever," and "Yankee doodle." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Music for Dianne (Bubbles) Endo
Kichizo Morita (ddr-csujad-8-42)
doc Kichizo Morita (ddr-csujad-8-42)
Oral history interview with Kichizo Morita. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Morita, Kichizo
Four technicians and a blood-test patient in hospital laboratory at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-47)
img Four technicians and a blood-test patient in hospital laboratory at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-47)
Four technicians and a blood-test patient in hospital laboratory at Granada incarceration camp. December 12, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f12
General view of Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-7)
img General view of Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-7)
General view of Granada incarceration camp. December 12, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_007
Teenage incarceree spending Sunday afternoon in various activities such as ironing, playing cards, etc. at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-37)
img Teenage incarceree spending Sunday afternoon in various activities such as ironing, playing cards, etc. at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-37)
Teenage incarceree spending Sunday afternoon in various activities such as ironing, playing cards, etc. at Granada incarceration camp. August 30, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f02
Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers (ddr-csujad-14-50)
img Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers (ddr-csujad-14-50)
Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers, George Kashiwagi and Ichiro Kato, who are about to fill out enlistment questionnaires at Granada incarceration camp. February 10, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f15
Grade school library in one of barracks at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-44)
img Grade school library in one of barracks at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-44)
Grade school library in one of barracks at Granada incarceration camp. Photo by Tom Parker. December 11, 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f09
Artist completing a watercolor at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-49)
img Artist completing a watercolor at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-49)
Artist completing a watercolor at Granada incarceration camp. Photo by Tom Parker. December 13, 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f14
High school Junior Class dance at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-43)
img High school Junior Class dance at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-43)
High school Junior Class dance at Granada incarceration camp. December 11, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f08
Cooperative beauty salon at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-42)
img Cooperative beauty salon at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-42)
Cooperative beauty salon at Granada incarceration camp. December 11, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f07
Boys playing basketball at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-45)
img Boys playing basketball at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-45)
Boys playing basketball at Granada incarceration camp. December 11, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f10
Two incarcerees learning to run a steam shovel at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-39)
img Two incarcerees learning to run a steam shovel at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-39)
Two incarcerees learning to run a steam shovel at Granada incarceration camp. December 9, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f04
Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-8)
img Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-8)
Oil Painting no. 1 of 2 "Masonite" by Geichiro Kare Kuramatsu. Geichiro (Ernest) Kare Kuramatsu was born in Japan in 1885 to a Russian mother and Japanese father. The family moved to Canada, and Ernest saw combat while serving with the Canadian Army in France during World War I. He completed this oil painting in 1943 …
Christmas card from Emma Hesse to Mr. and Mrs. Henry [Katsumi] Fujita, December 21, 1941 (ddr-csujad-23-12)
doc Christmas card from Emma Hesse to Mr. and Mrs. Henry [Katsumi] Fujita, December 21, 1941 (ddr-csujad-23-12)
Card depicts winter scene with snow and people walking down a path. Message from Emma Hesse states: "I pray for you, and ask that all kindness and understanding surround you these days." Object includes envelope showing address in Petaluma, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp028-08-012
Two wooden chests, Henry Katsumi Fujita, 8305, Granada (Amache) incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-23-7)
img Two wooden chests, Henry Katsumi Fujita, 8305, Granada (Amache) incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-23-7)
Two wooden chests that Henry K. Fujita fabricated from wood "borrowed" from the Amache High School site in the block adjacent to the Fujita family barracks. The number "8305" was the label assigned to the family by the War Relocation Authority. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp028-08-006
[Dennis Fujita at Granada (Amache) incarceration camp] (ddr-csujad-23-10)
img [Dennis Fujita at Granada (Amache) incarceration camp] (ddr-csujad-23-10)
Ten-month-old son of Henry and Ann Fujita taking first steps in the sandy soil at Amache in February 1944. The letter 'C' denotes Apartment 12-C in Block 10-H. The family name plaque "FUJITA" can also be seen. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp028-08-009
Letter from Tommy Tomilson, Chief of Internal Security at Granada Camp to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Internal Security at Tule Lake Camp, May 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-47)
doc Letter from Tommy Tomilson, Chief of Internal Security at Granada Camp to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Internal Security at Tule Lake Camp, May 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-47)
Information about Motokazu Okada, an incarceree transfer to Tule Lake camp from Granada Camp. Transferred for persistent gambling and drinking. Also includes personal correspondence. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0047
Gilbert Tanji interview (ddr-csujad-6-33)
doc Gilbert Tanji interview (ddr-csujad-6-33)
Oral history interview with Gilbert Tanji. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_TANJI_GILBERT
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