Jerome

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Reveille Volume 1, Number 3 (ddr-densho-390-135)
doc Reveille Volume 1, Number 3 (ddr-densho-390-135)
The third issue of the Reveille includes articles about upcoming events, updates on new buildings, a short story, scouting in other camps, sports, a salute to Tom Sasaki, and more.
Reveille Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-390-133)
doc Reveille Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-390-133)
The inaugural issue of Reveille includes articles about the Scout Christmas party, athletic and outdoor events, scout number changes, Lil' Neebo illustrator Chris Ishii, a call to join the scouts, a short story, and more. One article mentions 14 boy scouts saved a flag from a mob during the Manzanar riot.
George Joji Tenpo Interview (ddr-densho-400-22)
av George Joji Tenpo Interview (ddr-densho-400-22)
George Tenpo was born on May 28, 1923, in Compton, California. His parents were Hyoichi and Shizue Tenpo. His father was a farmer in Harbor City and his mother was a housewife. During World War II, George and his family were sent to the Santa Anita Assembly Center and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After the …
Sumiko Sumi Seki Interview (ddr-densho-400-21)
av Sumiko Sumi Seki Interview (ddr-densho-400-21)
Sumiko Seki was born on November 24, 1924, in San Pedro, California. She was one of Midori and Kazue Seo's three children. Her father was a farmer in San Pedro and her mother was a housewife. When the war broke out she and her family were sent to Jerome concentration camp in Arkansas. When the war …
George Sakaye Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-400-17)
vh George Sakaye Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-400-17)
George Sakaye Nakano was born on November 24, 1935, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. George's parents were Kibei, born in Hawaii, then educated in Japan before returning to the U.S. Nakano grew up in Los Angeles until he was six years old. When WWII started, the Nakano family was incarcerated in the …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
Special holiday issue. Selected article titles: "School Teacher Recalls Minidoka" (p. 26), "In Defense of JACL's Founding Membership Principle: Citizenship" (pp. 47-48), "Nikkei Impressions of Nikkei America After a Long Absence" (pp. 49, 92), and "Growing up in Postwar Japan" (pp. 54, 94). The holiday issue included advertisements bought by JACL members and chapters that included …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 19 (May 15, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 19 (May 15, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-19)
Selected article titles: "Japan Names Nikkei Honorees" (p. 1), "Asian Groups Vow to Prevent Future 'Vincent Chin' Cases" (pp. 1, 8), "Government Still Denies Constitutional Violations, Author Drinnon Says" (pp. 1, 3), and "Jennings: AA Journalists Can Link Cultures" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 5 (February 6, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 5 (February 6, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-5)
Selected article titles: "Nikkei Group Honors Frank for Redress Efforts" (p. 1), "Bills Backed by Matsunaga Approved" (p. 2), "Jerome Camp Holding Reunion in California" (p. 3), and "John Aiso: 1909-1987: Army Intelligence Relied on Nisei" (p. 10).
Letter from T. Nogaki to T. Hirokane and Y. Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-21)
doc Letter from T. Nogaki to T. Hirokane and Y. Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-21)
A letter from T. Nogaki to Messrs. T. Hirokane and Y. Fujii with updates on living in Chicago and requesting information about supplies needed in the Minidoka concentration camp.
Offers of employment to residents of Jerome Relocation Center in relation to their previous skills (ddr-csujad-55-19)
doc Offers of employment to residents of Jerome Relocation Center in relation to their previous skills (ddr-csujad-55-19)
Report on the skills and experience of incarcerees in regard to current job vacancies. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00022
Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Mary Tsuruko Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-8)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Mary Tsuruko Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-8)
Certification that Mary Tsukamoto was authorized to indefinitely leave the Jerome incarceration camp for Kalamazoo, Michigan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00009
Letter from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. McWilliams, October 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2)
doc Letter from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. McWilliams, October 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2)
Mary writes about the hardships of her first year in Jerome incarceration center, the loyalty questionnaire, regrets by those who chose to repatriate to Japan, and the kindess of the everyday people she met on a tour of Indiana. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00003
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 …
Hospital area (ddr-csujad-55-2642)
img Hospital area (ddr-csujad-55-2642)
Photograph of hospital area at the Jerome camp, Denson, Arkansas, 1943. Title from caption. See also sac_jaac_2808 for envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2806
Preamble to the Constitution Gremlins Club (ddr-csujad-55-16)
doc Preamble to the Constitution Gremlins Club (ddr-csujad-55-16)
Preamble, constitution, and by-laws of the Gremlins Club. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00018
Photograph of the Jerome camp in Denson, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-55-2643)
img Photograph of the Jerome camp in Denson, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-55-2643)
Photograph of the Jerome camp in Denson, Arkansas, 1943. See also sac_jaac_2808 for envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2807
Recollection of barbed wire (ddr-csujad-55-2525)
doc Recollection of barbed wire (ddr-csujad-55-2525)
Newspaper clipping published in an unknown source covering the reflections of Kathryn J. Cook on her experience as a Caucasian American working in Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2632
Letter from Kenneth Hori to George, December 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2547)
doc Letter from Kenneth Hori to George, December 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2547)
Correspondence from Kenneth Hori to George regarding the weather, school, southern accents, and rationing (i.e. gasoline and cards). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2654
Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Al Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-3)
doc Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Al Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-3)
Termination of Alfred Tsukamoto's job in the Community Services Section of "Jerome Relocation Center." Payroll title was "Recreation Activities" and rate of pay was $19.00. Form WRA-114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00004
Map of center (ddr-csujad-55-39)
img Map of center (ddr-csujad-55-39)
Map of buildings and services at the Jerome incarceration camp including offices, stores, schools, and ball fields. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00043
East wooded area (ddr-csujad-55-2637)
img East wooded area (ddr-csujad-55-2637)
A photograph of east wooded area at the Jerome camp, Denson, Arkansas, 1943. Title from caption. See also sac_jaac_2808 for envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2801
Notice of assignment, WRA-21, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-6)
doc Notice of assignment, WRA-21, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-6)
May Tsukamoto's assignment to the Community Management--Activities Section of "Jerome Relocation Center" as a USO YWCA-Field Worker at a $16.00 rate of pay. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00007
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, September 22, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-62)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, September 22, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-62)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell. Includes hand drawn map of the route from Fresno Assembly Center to the Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00066
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