World War II
Leaving camp (120)
doc Kansas City Newsletter Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-381-18)
The debut issue of the Kansas City News Letter [sic], written by the War Relocation Authority for areas served by the Kansas City Regional Relocation Office. Articles include upcoming events, employee recognition, an advertisement recommending the Midwest for permanent relocation, and more.
doc War Relocation Authority notice on the relocation of unattached children and youth (ddr-densho-381-28)
Myer writes about the specifics of how children under the age of sixteen, who have been separated from their parents for various reasons, can navigate the process of relocating outside the camps.
doc Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
An address delivered by War Relocation Authority Director, Dillon S. Myer, to the Tuesday Evening Club. Myer discusses a variety of topics, including the creation of the War Relocation Authority, managing the camps, and plans for relocation.
doc Letter from Harold S. Fistere to Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-147)
Harold S. Fistere writes to Takami Hibiya to inform him that the War Relocation Authority has some articles of contraband belonging to him. The letter gives instructions on how to retrieve the articles and what will happen if the articles are not claimed.
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 Pacific Citizen, Vol. 63, No. 26 (December 23-30, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-51)
Select article titles: "Why leadership of Japanese community at time of Evacuation fell upon JACL" (p. A1); "Order of Evacuation Brings on One of America's Greatest Swindles" (p. A3); "The Closing of Manzanar" (p. B1); "Worthy Partners for Building Peace" (p. Supplement 1); "Immigration, Evacuation Claims, Civil Rights" (p. B17). The holiday issue included advertisements bought ...
doc War Relocation Authority post-exclusion bulletin, number three (ddr-densho-381-26)
In post-exclusion bulletin number three, Acting Director John H. Provinse writes to clarify questions about detainee travel and visitor policies.
doc War Relocation Authority post-exclusion bulletin, number seven (ddr-densho-381-27)
Post-exclusion bulletin number seven addresses misunderstandings from earlier bulletins. Topics addressed include visitor policies, travel, and property transportation.
doc Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
A report submitted by John M. Costello to the House of Representatives discussing concerns with the War Relocation Authority's management of the concentration camps.
doc Yoshi Hibiya reference letter (ddr-densho-381-172)
A letter from Hisashi Hagiya to Dillon S. Meyer attesting to Yoshi Hibiya's successful efforts to "Americanize" her daughter and herself.