Leaving camp

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Letter from Satoru Sakuma to Harry Bentley Wells, March 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-48-55)
doc Letter from Satoru Sakuma to Harry Bentley Wells, March 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-48-55)
Letter and envelope from Sat Sakuma to Harry Bentley Wells describing the journey from Manzanar to Minidoka. He also describes the conditions at Minidoka when they arrived and in his opinion a lacking education system. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9055. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_wells_0055
Letter from Harry Bentley Wells, teacher, Manzanar High School, to Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, Marcy 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-76)
doc Letter from Harry Bentley Wells, teacher, Manzanar High School, to Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, Marcy 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-76)
Letter to the War Relocation Authority from Harry Bentley Wells conveying the good character of Masaye Nakahira with regards to her request to leave Manzanar. Wells discusses her participation and preparation for the class she was attended as well as her thorough "Americanization." Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9076. See this object in the California State …
Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to Harry Bentley Wells (ddr-csujad-48-75)
doc Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to Harry Bentley Wells (ddr-csujad-48-75)
Letter from War Relocation Authority to Harry Bentley Wells for reference purposes for Masaye Nakahira who applied to "leave a relocation center" (WRA-140), requesting a statement regarding his opinion of the individual. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9075. "WRA-140." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_wells_0075
Letter to D.S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-51-3)
doc Letter to D.S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-51-3)
A handwritten letter from J. Flores to Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority. Flores is responding to a reference request (hslb_lbph_0061) from the War Relocation Authority about his Japanese American neighbor, Shigetoshi Sugiyama, who had applied to leave the incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_lbph_0062
Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to J. Flores, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-51-2)
doc Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to J. Flores, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-51-2)
Correspondence between Dillon S. Myer, Director of War Relocation Authority, and Long Beach resident J. Flores. In the letter, War Relocation Authority is requesting character verification for Shigetoshi Sugiyama, a Japanese American who listed Flores as a reference when applying to leave the incarceration camp. WRA-140. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Photograph of a young boy, the last resident to leave Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-17)
img Photograph of a young boy, the last resident to leave Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-17)
Photograph of a young boy, the last resident to leave Manzanar, standing in front of a barracks at Manzanar. Next to him are stacks of abandoned furniture including chairs, benches, side tables and a baby stroller. The boy is looking down at his feet. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Photograph of Ralph Merritt officially closing Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-13)
img Photograph of Ralph Merritt officially closing Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-13)
Includes the sign, "This project officially closed November 21-1945 no admittance except on business." Description taken from original photo album, "Manzanar is now officially closed. Mr. Merritt addressing the staff that gathered at the gates of Manzanar to witness the departure of the last evacuee from the Center. November 21, 1945." See this object in the …
Photograph of the closing sign at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-334)
img Photograph of the closing sign at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-334)
Photograph of the sign officially closing the Manzanar incarceration camp. "This project officially closed November 21-1945, no admittance, except on business." The official wooden entrance sign is behind it and the Sierra Nevada are in the background. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0493
Photograph of Manzanar closing (ddr-csujad-47-351)
img Photograph of Manzanar closing (ddr-csujad-47-351)
Photograph of Manzanar incarceration camp closing taken in front of the official closure notification, "This project officially closed November 21-1945, no admittance, except on business," and the entrance sign. Ralph P. Merritt is standing next to the closed sign with his dog Sandy. A large group of people surround him. See this object in the California …
Photograph of Manzanar closing (ddr-csujad-47-346)
img Photograph of Manzanar closing (ddr-csujad-47-346)
Photograph of Manzanar incarceration camp closing taken in front of the official closure notification, "This project officially closed November 21-1945, no admittance, except on business," and the entrance sign. Ralph P. Merritt is standing in front, with a group of people behind him. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Photograph of three small boys standing in front of a bararcks with abandoned furniture (ddr-csujad-47-16)
img Photograph of three small boys standing in front of a bararcks with abandoned furniture (ddr-csujad-47-16)
Photograph of three young boys standing in front of a barracks at Manzanar with a stack of abandoned furniture next to them. The photograph is very grainy. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0043
Photograph of Ralph Merritt officially closing Manzanar with his dog Sandy at his feet (ddr-csujad-47-14)
img Photograph of Ralph Merritt officially closing Manzanar with his dog Sandy at his feet (ddr-csujad-47-14)
Description taken from original photo album, "Manzanar is now officially closed. Mr. Merritt addressing the staff that gathered at the gates of Manzanar to witness the departure of the last evacuee from the Center. November 21, 1945." This photograph includes his dog Sandy laying at his feet. Includes the sign, "This project officially closed November 21-1945 …
Molly Hayes getting ready to snap Mr. Merritt holding the last evacuee in his arms (ddr-csujad-47-15)
img Molly Hayes getting ready to snap Mr. Merritt holding the last evacuee in his arms (ddr-csujad-47-15)
Photograph of Molly Hayes getting ready to take a photograph of Ralph Merritt holding the last incarceree (a young boy) with a group of civil service employees observing. The group is standing at the front entrance of Manzanar with the sign, "This project officially closed November 21-1945 no admittance except on business," the administrative buildings and …
Group Picture (ddr-hmwf-1-543)
img Group Picture (ddr-hmwf-1-543)
Man and 2 young women posing together in a yard
Group Picture (ddr-hmwf-1-523)
img Group Picture (ddr-hmwf-1-523)
"12/23/44" as described on back, two young women with young man, standing in grass with trees in background
Farewell Dinner (ddr-hmwf-1-554)
img Farewell Dinner (ddr-hmwf-1-554)
"29-6-F, Jan 12 1945" as described on back, Farewell Dinner Shrimp Tempura-Abalone, Jim Yonemura, Masao Terakami, Okumoto, Ito, Harold Matsumoto, Tom Noritake, Mrs. Yoshiko Terakami
Send-off (ddr-hmwf-1-590)
img Send-off (ddr-hmwf-1-590)
"Send-off at gate, Dec 1 1943, 2:00pm, l18 f16 1/25 G3 snap, PlusX DK20 40min, D76 10min" as described on back
Send-off (ddr-hmwf-1-591)
img Send-off (ddr-hmwf-1-591)
"July 26-1944" as described on back, group waving goodbye as bus leaves camp
Women Posing (ddr-hmwf-1-544)
img Women Posing (ddr-hmwf-1-544)
2 young women posing together in front of house
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-77)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-77)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943). Envelope is postmarked December 30, 1943 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (July 9, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-49)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (July 9, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-49)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (July 9, 1943). Envelope is postmarked July 10, 1943 from the Manzanar Incarceration Camp in Manzanar, California.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 7, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-21)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 7, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-21)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 7, 1944). Envelope is postmarked June 7, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (July 5, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-59)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (July 5, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-59)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (July 5, 1943). Envelope is postmarked July 6, 1943 from the Heart Mountain Incarceration Camp in Cody, Wyoming.
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (March 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-37)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (March 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-37)
Typed letter to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (March 31, 1944). Envelope is postmarked April 1, 1944 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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