Jerome

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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 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
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
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
Letter from Kenneth Hori to George, April 19, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2549)
doc Letter from Kenneth Hori to George, April 19, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2549)
Correspondence from Kenneth Hori to George regarding Kenneth's thoughts about living in Arkansas, school and weather in Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2656
Steam plant (ddr-csujad-55-2635)
img Steam plant (ddr-csujad-55-2635)
A photograph of steam plant 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_2799
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, December 20, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-68)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, December 20, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-68)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Margaret Waegell. Umeda discusses individuals traveling outside of a request regarding the care of her possessions at home. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00072
Letter from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. Orsburn, September 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-115)
doc Letter from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. Orsburn, September 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-115)
Correspondence from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. Orsburn requesting support for the formation of a United Service Organization program at Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0117
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, December 28, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-66)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, December 28, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-66)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Margaret Waegell. Umeda discusses care of possessions during incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00070
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, December 10, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-65)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, December 10, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-65)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Margaret Waegell. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00069
Jerome concentration camp (ddr-csujad-55-2468)
doc Jerome concentration camp (ddr-csujad-55-2468)
Flyer with facts about Jerome incarceration camp. Includes illustrations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2574
Former occupation of evacuees (ddr-csujad-55-20)
doc Former occupation of evacuees (ddr-csujad-55-20)
List of occupations and the number of individuals who held each occupation prior to being incarcerated. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00023
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
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
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 …
Warehouse (ddr-csujad-55-2641)
img Warehouse (ddr-csujad-55-2641)
Photograph of warehouse 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_2805
Letter from Mrs. Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, November 9, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-63)
doc Letter from Mrs. Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, November 9, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-63)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell describing the train ride from Fresno Assembly Center to the Jerome incarceration camp and living conditions, food, and the environment at the incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00067
Christmas card from Kenneth Hori (ddr-csujad-55-2542)
doc Christmas card from Kenneth Hori (ddr-csujad-55-2542)
Christmas card from Kenneth Hori featuring a winter scene with Christmas wishes. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2649
Pump station, reservoir (ddr-csujad-55-2636)
img Pump station, reservoir (ddr-csujad-55-2636)
A photograph of pump station, reservoir 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_2800
Record of people who left the Jerome R.C. (ddr-csujad-55-21)
doc Record of people who left the Jerome R.C. (ddr-csujad-55-21)
Brief report related to incarcerees who left the Jerome incarceration camp prior to June 30, 1943. Report covers the number and average age of incarcerees and a brief description of the circumstances and regions where they relocated. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00024
Sewage disposal plant (ddr-csujad-55-2639)
img Sewage disposal plant (ddr-csujad-55-2639)
Photograph of sewage disposal plant at the Jerome camp, Denson, Arkansas, 1943. Title from caption. For envelope, see sac_jaac_2808. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2803
Kokoro no tomo, no. 20 (December 1988) (ddr-csujad-55-49)
doc Kokoro no tomo, no. 20 (December 1988) (ddr-csujad-55-49)
Essay (located on page 17 of booklet) describing the author's experience of starting a school at the Jerome incarceration camp and teaching students at the Gila River incarceration camp. The author reflects on her experience as a teacher in the camps and a Christmas project by her students. See this object in the California State Universities …
Fire dept. crew (ddr-csujad-55-2638)
img Fire dept. crew (ddr-csujad-55-2638)
Photograph of fire department crew 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_2802
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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