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Manzanar

Concentration Camp

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[Straws in the wind: An inquiry into the causes of the recent flare-ups], report on Manzanar protests, 1942-08-12 (ddr-csujad-2-49)
doc [Straws in the wind: An inquiry into the causes of the recent flare-ups], report on Manzanar protests, 1942-08-12 (ddr-csujad-2-49)
Report on strike at Manzanar Incarceration camp. Report discusses unrest and discrimination within camp leading to loyalty towards Japan. Also offers suggestions to create a "Pro-America Community" within the WRA program. Also includes personal correspondence to Willard Schmidt. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0049
[Report on Manzanar strike/riot] (ddr-csujad-2-52)
doc [Report on Manzanar strike/riot] (ddr-csujad-2-52)
Report on the Manzanar riot/strike. Includes population and demographic breakdowns, a description of the events and possible ways the dissidents planned the event. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0052
Relocation program: [a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers] (ddr-csujad-5-69)
doc Relocation program: [a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers] (ddr-csujad-5-69)
Japanese translation of "Relocation program: a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers." It describes the policies and procedures of the War Relocation Authority Relocation Program. Includes policies and procedures on leave and return to a camp, placement, travel and subsistence, food, lodging, health service, employment and compensation, clothing allowances, community government, education, internal security, consumer ...
Man and child at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-7-8)
img Man and child at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-7-8)
An man and a child at Manzanar incarceration camp, Manzanar, California, July 2, 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f08
Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-7-12)
img Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-7-12)
Manzanar incarceration camp, July 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f12
Incarcerees watching outdoor musical performance at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-20)
img Incarcerees watching outdoor musical performance at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-20)
Incarcerees watching outdoor musical performance at Manzanar incarceration camp. June 5, 1942. Photo by Francis Stewart. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_020
Sixth grade boys playing softball during recess at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-19)
img Sixth grade boys playing softball during recess at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-19)
Sixth grade boys playing softball during recess at Manzanar incarceration camp. February 10, 1943. Photo by Francis Stewart. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_019
Revised Suggestions on Method of Procedure for the Placement of Japanese Evacuees (ddr-csujad-18-11)
doc Revised Suggestions on Method of Procedure for the Placement of Japanese Evacuees (ddr-csujad-18-11)
General principles and revised suggestions regarding procedures for the placement of "Japanese evacuees." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-01_02
Supplementary Comments by the War Relocation Authority on Newspaper Statements Allegedly Made by Representatives of .the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-csujad-19-66)
doc Supplementary Comments by the War Relocation Authority on Newspaper Statements Allegedly Made by Representatives of .the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-csujad-19-66)
This document consists of the supplementary comments made by the War Relocation Authority on the statements which were allegedly made by representatives of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-19_01
Weekly Press Review, No. 26, July 11, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-69)
doc Weekly Press Review, No. 26, July 11, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-69)
Survey by the War Relocation Authority "for use of the WRA Staff" of press activity, including stories published; clippings received and the work of clipping services; reporting from visits to "relocation centers"; summaries of editorial opinion and of "public attitudes" as reflected the work of columnists and in articles, letters to the editor, and reports during ...
Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees, September 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-23)
doc Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees, September 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-23)
This paper describes the relocation communities for "the wartime evacuees" from the Pacific Coast. It also talks about the community life and the work opportunities for the incarceress in the different incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-15_01
This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
doc This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Mary Oyama which describes the cultural differences between the younger Japanese American Nisei and the older Issei generations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_02
Background for the Relocation Program (ddr-csujad-19-79)
doc Background for the Relocation Program (ddr-csujad-19-79)
The Background for the Relocation Program which was prepared for the information of the staff of the War Relocation Authority. It also talks about the Japanese migration to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-27_02
What happened at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-19-70)
doc What happened at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-19-70)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," volume III, no. 3, spring 1943, which discusses about the first violent outbreak at the Manzanar incarceration camp on the eve of the first anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-22_01
From the Immigrant and Negro Press-AMERICA'S YOUNGEST NEWSPAPER (ddr-csujad-19-52)
doc From the Immigrant and Negro Press-AMERICA'S YOUNGEST NEWSPAPER (ddr-csujad-19-52)
This is an article form the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, which discusses in detail about a lively mimeographed news paper called the "Manzanar Free Press" from the Manzanar incarceration camp which was one of the first camps in California for the people of the Japanese ancestry forced to evacuate. See this object in the California ...
Trouble among Japanese Americans (ddr-csujad-19-38)
doc Trouble among Japanese Americans (ddr-csujad-19-38)
This is an article from the magazine "The New Republic," vol. 108, no. 5, number 1470, by Isamu Noguchi describing the trouble and unrest among Japanese Americans in the war relocation centers following the entry of the United States in the second world war due to the attack on Pearl Harbor. See this object in the ...
Digest of the West Coast Newspaper Items, September 24 to October 6, 1945. (ddr-csujad-19-6)
doc Digest of the West Coast Newspaper Items, September 24 to October 6, 1945. (ddr-csujad-19-6)
Factual information describing the activities of Japanese Americans in the armed forces, civic groups as well as the activities of the Anti-Japanese groups , during the period from September 24 to October 6, 1945. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-01_01
An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is ...
An oral history with Mitsuyo N. Nakai (ddr-csujad-29-45)
av An oral history with Mitsuyo N. Nakai (ddr-csujad-29-45)
An oral interview with Mitsuyo N. Nakai, incarceree at the Manzanar incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0146. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2546_T01
Seiko Ishida and her Third Grade Class (ddr-csujad-29-9)
img Seiko Ishida and her Third Grade Class (ddr-csujad-29-9)
Seiko Ishida and her 3rd grade class listening to the librarian Miss Matsuoka. Oral history transcript and audio are found in items: csufccop_jaoh_0010 and csufccop_jaoh_0016. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_P02
An oral history with Wilbur Sato (ddr-csujad-29-41)
av An oral history with Wilbur Sato (ddr-csujad-29-41)
An oral interview with Wilbur Sato, an incarceree at the Manzanar incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0136. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2424_T01
An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part I (ddr-csujad-29-59)
vh An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part I (ddr-csujad-29-59)
An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview covers her childhood in Florin, California, ...
An oral history with Mary Miya (ddr-csujad-30-6)
av An oral history with Mary Miya (ddr-csujad-30-6)
An oral history with Mary Miya, an incarceree at the Children's Village orphanage. The interview was conducted for the Children's Village at Manzanar Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The transcript is found in item: csufccop_cvm_0116. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2489_T01
An oral history with Atsufumi Archie Miyatake (ddr-csujad-29-65)
vh An oral history with Atsufumi Archie Miyatake (ddr-csujad-29-65)
An oral interview with Archie Miyatake, the son of Toyo Miyatake. Like his father, he was a photographer who took pictures of incarcerated Japanese Americans who were forced into camps during World War II. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0162. ...
An oral history with Sam Masami Tanaka (ddr-csujad-30-10)
av An oral history with Sam Masami Tanaka (ddr-csujad-30-10)
An oral interview with Sam Masami Tanaka, an incarceree at the Children's Village orphanage. The interview was conducted for the Children's Village at the Manzanar Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_cvm_0124. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2333.2_T01
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