Jerome

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Jerome camp barracks and south side (ddr-csujad-55-1326)
img Jerome camp barracks and south side (ddr-csujad-55-1326)
Black and white photograph depicting the south side of the barracks and pond at Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1328
Indoor recreational activities survey (ddr-csujad-55-13)
doc Indoor recreational activities survey (ddr-csujad-55-13)
Handwritten survey created for the purpose of gathering feedback on the types of indoor recreational activities preferred by each block. Respondents were asked about activity preference, appointment of a recreation leader for the block, and names of individuals who could lead activities. Includes handwritten responses from five block managers. See this object in the California State …
Citizen's indefinite leave, Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-csujad-55-23)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave, Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-csujad-55-23)
Certificate authorizing Teimei Tim Okimura indefinite leave from the Jerome incarceration camp to Kalamazoo, Michigan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00026
Letter to group, in care of David Ishii, from Frank Chin (ddr-densho-122-194)
doc Letter to group, in care of David Ishii, from Frank Chin (ddr-densho-122-194)
Notes on speakers and reactions to speakers on resisters in Wyoming, potential production projects related to resistance. Personal information redacted.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-300)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-300)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her cousin Tomi Domoto in which discusses the first month at Jerome and general news about mutual friends. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he recalls a month long recruitment trip to some of the WRA camps for qualified Niseis to join MIS. His writing includes a mention for being present to an incident at Poston (possibly the Poston Strike or the incidences that lead to the strike). He talks …
Four letters to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-289)
doc Four letters to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-289)
Four letters stored in one envelope to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her cousin Tomi Domoto. Appears the letters were mailed separately and later stored together in one envelope. 6/8 letter: discusses events leading up to forced removal, inquires about how family are settling into the camp and how hers is and mutual friends. 8/8 letter: discusses …
Closing of Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-621)
img Closing of Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-621)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. An evacuated block in a far corner of the Jerome Center as it looked a short time after the residents had been moved to other centers. Residents did not leave their homes in an untidy condition, however, there was necessarily a great quantity of scrap …
Military Police barracks (ddr-densho-37-801)
img Military Police barracks (ddr-densho-37-801)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The quarters of the Military Police at the entrance to the Jerome Center are practically deserted as most of the gurards have been returned to their home base at Monticello, Arkansas, and only a few remainded for the final closing operations.
Japanese Americans transferring to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-792)
img Japanese Americans transferring to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-792)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Fairwell hand clasps as the train bearing 500 Jerome residents leaves for the Gila River Center.
Japanese American children (ddr-densho-37-613)
img Japanese American children (ddr-densho-37-613)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. Young children at Jerome Relocation Center.
Children outside barracks (ddr-densho-37-612)
img Children outside barracks (ddr-densho-37-612)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. Young children at Jerome Relocation Center.
Camp lumber yard (ddr-densho-37-615)
img Camp lumber yard (ddr-densho-37-615)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The Jerome Center lumber yard. Much of this lumber was cut at the center's sawmill which the evacuees operated. The remaining piles are being moved to other centers where needed. In the foreground is the scrap pile from which the residents fashioned most of their …
Japanese Americans behind a fence (ddr-densho-37-799)
img Japanese Americans behind a fence (ddr-densho-37-799)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Evacuees still remaining in the Jerome Center wave to their friends on the train from behind the wire fence surrounding the camp. On subsequent departures they were allowed to pass through the gate and say their goodbyes at close range.
Japanese American children in the rain (ddr-densho-37-628)
img Japanese American children in the rain (ddr-densho-37-628)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. One umbrella wasn't enough for these lads of Japanese ancestry, who formerly lived in west coast areas. The rainy season, in Arkansas, makes the relocation center one vast guagmire.
Aerial view of the Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-630)
img Aerial view of the Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-630)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. A view of the west section of the hospital.
Hospital building (ddr-densho-37-805)
img Hospital building (ddr-densho-37-805)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. One of the hospital wings showing the heating plant area. One wing is in use and the other is under construction.
U.S.O. show (ddr-densho-37-625)
img U.S.O. show (ddr-densho-37-625)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. First U.S.O. [United Services Organizations] show held in the M.P.P.X. [Military Police Post Exchange].
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-616)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-616)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Jerome residents with their hand luggage wait at the chair car entrance for their names to be called by the War Relocation Authority official checking the list.
Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-618)
img Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-618)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Panorama view of the Jerome Relocation Center.
Camp guard tower (ddr-densho-37-624)
img Camp guard tower (ddr-densho-37-624)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Clara Hasegawa and Tad Mijake take a last look at the Jerome Center from the balcony of one of the camp's guard towers. The towers have not been manned since segregation was completed during the latter part of 1943 and have been popular with the …
Japanese Americans moving to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-803)
img Japanese Americans moving to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-803)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Military Police assist evacuees entering the chair cars for the June 13th trip to the Gila River Center.
Japanese American tending a flower garden (ddr-densho-37-406)
img Japanese American tending a flower garden (ddr-densho-37-406)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The decorative flower gardens at the approach to the center's administrative buildings was tended up the last days by any flower lover who still remained in the center. Its fate after the final closing date was uncertain.
Camp entrance (ddr-densho-37-798)
img Camp entrance (ddr-densho-37-798)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Last glimpse of the Jerome Center as residents leave by train to take up their residents at another center.
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