World War II
Leaving camp (287)
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.
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Miyeko Imamura (December 19, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-67)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Miyeko Imamura (December 19, 1944). Envelope is postmarked December 19, 1944 from the Heart Mountain Incarceration Camp in Cody, Wyoming.
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.
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.
doc Postcard to Molly Wilsom from Sandie Saito (May 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-20)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 31, 1944). It is postmarked June 2, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
doc Citizen's indefinite leave card (ddr-densho-287-3)
Molly Maeda's indefinite leave card giving permission for her to travel from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
doc Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-1)
Iwao Hara's Indefinite Leave Card allowed him to leave Minidoka concentration camp and move to Chicago, Illinois to pursue a new job with United Fundraising.
doc Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-308-2)
Mae Hara's Indefinite Leave Card allowed her to leave Minidoka concentration camp and move to Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Iwao. While in Chicago she worked with the American Friends Field Service as a Social Worker.
doc Parole memorandum (ddr-densho-314-5)
This memorandum gives the date that Kazuichi Takanishi was paroled from the Santa Fe Justice Department internment camp. It also states that his address is unknown since a sponsor was not identified for Takanishi before he left camp. He was paroled to Chicago, Illinois.
doc Issei parole review (ddr-densho-314-7)
The memorandum states that Kazuichi Takanishi was placed in Group II after a CGRB review which allowed him to return to Hawaii from the mainland. The back of the document has a note from The National Archives stating that this document came from Record Group No. 338. The handwritten portion states "Military Government of Hawaii Internment …
doc List of Justice Department internment camp papers (ddr-densho-314-3)
This set of Justice Department papers include documents spanning from 1942-1945. The papers include a family welfare report of the Takanishis from the Red Cross, a petition for parole from internment and return to Hawaii, a letter concerning unblocking interned Japanese bank accounts, a CGRB review, and Kazuichi Takanishi's recommendation for return to Hawaii.
doc Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card (ddr-densho-320-18)
Citizen's Indefinite Leave Card issued to Ronald Seiki Miyasato.
doc Uniform Straight Bill of Ladings (ddr-densho-324-91)
Travel for Misae Uno Taketa from Tule Lake concentration camps to Vale, Oregon.
doc Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook (ddr-densho-325-36)
This page of the scrapbook shows documents from two distinct periods of Hisa's wartime life. At the top of the page is an invitation to a Goodbye party thrown at Tule Lake as people began to leave the camp. At the bottom is one of the forms Hisa had to turn into Tri-State High School in …
doc Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook (ddr-densho-325-37)
This page of the scrapbook shows documents from two distinct periods of Hisa's wartime life. At the top is the form where Hisa formally requests to drop out of high school after her father is forced to move to the Santa Fe Department of Justice Internment Camp after being branded a trouble maker. While not directly …
doc Blank Relocation Request forms (ddr-densho-356-963)
Blank relocation request forms
doc Memo to assembly center managers about applications for release (ddr-densho-356-788)
Memo to all Assembly Center Managers from Wartime Civil Control Administration regarding policy and procedure for internee's applications for release.
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-291)
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito in which she details life in Tanforan, asks Yuri to keep in touch once she is moved from Merced, and describes her desire to move East and find a job in which she is getting help from a former boss. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and …
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.