World War II
Leaving camp (287)
doc Loyal Japs to Be Free Soon, Says Visiting W.R.A. Chief (August 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-955)
The Seattle Daily Times, August 9, 1943, p. 2
doc 30,000 Japs Leave Centers (September 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-56-1062)
The Seattle Daily Times, September 8, 1944, p. 17
doc Babies Cost Japanese in Camp 13 Cts. (October 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-56-1148)
The Seattle Daily Times, October 18, 1945, p. 20
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-47)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Minidoka. Postmarked Mar 8, 1943. In red pencil “Mar 19,1943” is written next to the postmark. In the upper right corner “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in black ink. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape that …
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-72)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at the Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Oct 4, 1943. In the upper right corner “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in place of a stamp. The numbers “10-8-43” are written along the top of the envelope in red pencil. Inside is a …
doc Letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-69)
Letter to Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from his wife, Teru Koyama, dated Sept. 1, 1943. In the upper left corner is an "EXAMINED" stamp. The letter is brown and has a water stain along the right side. In the letter Teru updates Kei on their friends' situations in Minidoka: several had children leave for jobs outside or …
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 Yoshito Fujii Parolee's or Internee's-At-Large Agreement (ddr-sbbt-2-35)
A personal report of Yoshito Fujii's weekly activities submitted for his parolee's or internee's-at-large agreement.
doc Meeting of the Community Council and the Block Commissioners with Mr. Myer (ddr-sbbt-2-31)
Community council members and block commissioners meet with Mr. Dillon S. Meyer, outlining the difficulties of leaving Minidoka and present a series of requests.
doc Letter to Harry L. Stafford (ddr-sbbt-2-29)
An unsigned letter addressed to Harry L. Stafford explaining what information would be helpful to incarcerees as they leave camp. The author, likely Yoshito Fujii, requests to become a field agent for the War Relocation Authority to gather information from the eastern United States to assist incarcerees in finding opportunities outside of the camps.
av Oral history of Morris and Cherry Abe (ddr-csujad-28-3)
Oral history Interview of Morris and Cherry Abe. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csuci_vcc-jic_0005
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.
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.