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Jerome

Concentration Camp

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Community activities section (ddr-csujad-55-14)
doc Community activities section (ddr-csujad-55-14)
Responsibilities and appointment of section leaders for men's and women's athletics, entertainment, socials, and organizations in the Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00016
Postcard from Mrs. D.L. Cooke to Sam Tanaka, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2014)
doc Postcard from Mrs. D.L. Cooke to Sam Tanaka, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2014)
Postcard from Mrs. D.L. Cooke to Sam Tanaka in the Jerome incarceration camp including a greeting and update from Cooke. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2117
Sumi Seki and three of her friends in front of barracks (ddr-csujad-52-41)
img Sumi Seki and three of her friends in front of barracks (ddr-csujad-52-41)
Sumi Seki, left, with three friends outside of a barracks at an incarceration camp. Seki became an activist for human rights after the war. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_npc_0045
Sumi Seki at Jerome incarceration camp during construction (ddr-csujad-52-46)
img Sumi Seki at Jerome incarceration camp during construction (ddr-csujad-52-46)
Sumi Seki, wearing a knee-length coat, is standing on rubble at Jerome, Arkansas, incarceration camp. She appears to be standing on building materials, and there are more materials scattered on the ground behind her. There is some snow layering the ground. This is a photograph of a photograph, taken by Tom Shaw of the Independent Press-Telegram. …
Sumi Seki wears a white shirt and plaid skirt while standing in front of barracks (ddr-csujad-52-45)
img Sumi Seki wears a white shirt and plaid skirt while standing in front of barracks (ddr-csujad-52-45)
Sumi Seki, wearing a white blouse under a plaid skirt, leans against the railing in front of barracks. This is a photograph of a photograph, taken by Tom Shaw of the Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram. The caption used in the newspapers reads, "Sumi Seki was a junior at San Pedro High School when she and her …
Adult woman and young child at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-5)
img Adult woman and young child at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-5)
A photograph, taken on June 1, 1986, of a photograph from 1943 showing an adult woman and small child standing in front of a building at Jerome, Arkansas. The caption from a newspaper use reads, "The internment at Jerome, Ark., included all ages as evidenced in these 1943 pictures of a Japanese-American asked to relocate in …
Ishii family; Frank, Hisa, Frances, Kiyo (ddr-csujad-50-4)
img Ishii family; Frank, Hisa, Frances, Kiyo (ddr-csujad-50-4)
The Ishii family, parents Frank and Hisa, daughters Frances and Kiyo, standing in front of a building at Jerome camp labeled "3-07-D." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_ish_0004
Students graduating from Denson High at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-13)
img Students graduating from Denson High at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-13)
A photograph of the graduating class at Denson High. The caption that ran in the June 19, 1987 Long Beach Press-Telegram reads, "These few paragraphs, titled 'The Real Test,' were included in a small, hand-drawn pamphlet that served as the yearbook for the members of Denson High, the Jerome Relocation Center school where Sumi (Seo) Seki …
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
Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-5)
doc Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-5)
Termination of Mary Tsukamoto's job in the Community Services Section of "Jerome Relocation Center." Payroll title was USO and YWCA Field Worker and rate of pay was $16.00. Form WRA-114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00006
Letter from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell, October 27, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2556)
doc Letter from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell, October 27, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2556)
Correspondence from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell regarding Kenneth's move from Fresno California to Denson Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2663
Charter of the community council of Jerome Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-40)
doc Charter of the community council of Jerome Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-40)
Charter document of the "Community Council of the Jerome Relocation Center" including preamble and articles covering composition of the council, eligibility, election procedures, voting, meeting schedule, officer duties, sub-committees, standing committees, gifts, initiative and referendum, rules and regulations, amendments, ratification, and by-laws. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00044
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 …
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mr. Waegell, November 30, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-64)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mr. Waegell, November 30, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-64)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to probably Mr. Waegell. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00068
Letter from Mary Tsukamoto, USO Secretary, to Mr. Orsburn, October 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-116)
doc Letter from Mary Tsukamoto, USO Secretary, to Mr. Orsburn, October 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-116)
Correspondence from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. Orsburn regarding United Service Organization programming at Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0118
Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Mary Tsukamoto, November 24, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-35)
doc Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Mary Tsukamoto, November 24, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-35)
Typed correspondence from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mary Tsukamoto thanking her for her letter and inquiring about her future plans. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00038
Administration bdgs (ddr-csujad-55-2640)
img Administration bdgs (ddr-csujad-55-2640)
Photograph of administration buildings 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_2804
Jerome WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2490)
img Jerome WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2490)
Map of Chicot and Drew Counties and the site of the Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2596
Candlelight installation ceremony (ddr-csujad-55-15)
doc Candlelight installation ceremony (ddr-csujad-55-15)
Transcript of the installation ceremony of the Densoniners club in the Jerome incarceration camp, including pledges taken by newly elected officers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00017
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 …
Request for transportation of property, WRA-156, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-11)
doc Request for transportation of property, WRA-156, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-11)
Form completed by Mary Tsukamoto to have her four boxes of property transported from Jerome incarceration camp to Kalamazoo, Michigan. General instructions to holders of citizen's indefinite leave attached. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00012
Letter to Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, December 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-34)
doc Letter to Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, December 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-34)
Handwritten and illustrated Christmas card addressed to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00037
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