World War II
Leaving camp (287)
doc Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
Dillon S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, lists twelve reasons why he believes detainees are reluctant to leave the camps.
doc Statement by Dillon S. Myer about constitutional principles involved in the relocation program (ddr-densho-381-15)
A statement from Dillon S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, presented before the Costello Sub-committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Myer discusses the benefits of leave regulations in relation to the constitutionality of the evacuation and relocation program.
doc Yoshi Hibiya reference letter request (ddr-densho-381-174)
Myer, Dillon S.: author; War Relocation Authority: author
doc WRA Citizen's Indefinite Leave card (ddr-densho-383-475)
Issued to Tamako Inouye at Minidoka, April 26, 1943. Destination listed as Cincinnati, Ohio. Card back has fingerprint and restriction that holder is not permitted to enter the prohibited area of the Western Defense Command.
doc WRA Citizen's Indefinite Leave card (ddr-densho-383-474)
Issued to George Tsuneyoshi Tokuda at Minidoka, May 13, 1943. Destination listed as Chicago, Illinois. Card back has fingerprint and restriction that holder is not permitted to enter the prohibited area of the Western Defense Command.
doc Guide to Relocation (ddr-densho-390-147)
A guide for detainees "to supply essential information... in working out their relocation plans." Also included is a transcription of a speech by James G. Lindley, a list of relocation offices, and a map with detainee relocation destinations.
doc Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-187)
Kathleen should be leaving camp soon, he doesn't know what he'll do when he gets out, definitely won't go back to school on the G.I. Bill, too much work.
doc Title: Where do we go from here? (ddr-densho-408-9)
Address to 1945 Graduating class of Hunt High School at Minidoka