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Conflicts, intimidation, and violence

World War II (54)
Concentration camps (556)
Conflicts, intimidation, and violence (225)

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225 items
doc "Murder in Camp Manzanar" (ddr-densho-67-18)
Document written by J.Y. Kurihara. Account of incident in which Harry Ueno, a kitchen worker, was accused of assaulting Fred Tayama, JACL member and accused "informant." Kitchen Workers Union members and Manzanar residents went to administration to demand the release from jail of Ueno and soldiers fired on crowd, killing one person. Members of the Kitchen ...
doc "Notes and Observations of 'Kibei Meeting'" (ddr-densho-67-42)
"Notes and Observations of 'Kibei Meeting,'" submitted to the government by Karl Yoneda. Topics of meeting: internal improvement issues, arguments and tension between pro-Japanese and pro-American individuals.
doc "Confidential Report on the Okamoto Case" (ddr-densho-67-17)
Tule Lake Community Analysis Staff's confidential report on the Shoichi Okamoto shooting incident. Contains three accounts of the incident and its effect on Tule Lake residents. Residents are asking that military guards be removed from interior fences. There were numerous other incidents with MPs leading up to the shooting.
Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer (ddr-densho-67-23)
doc Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer (ddr-densho-67-23)
Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority. Reporting recommendations of Dr. Dedrick, head of the Statistical Division of the Wartime Civil Control Administration. Urges segregation of the "pro-Japan" Kibei and Issei, and expresses fear of internal security incidents in the camps, and "contamination" of ...
doc "Relocation Center" composition (ddr-densho-334-1)
May Okano Sakuma's composition reflecting on her time at Minidoka concentration camp.
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 14 (June 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-21)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 14 (June 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-21)
Selected article titles: "Residents Pay Solemn Tribute at Final Rites for Okamoto: Outdoor Funeral Attended by 9000" (pp. 1-2), "Further Group Movements to Tule Lake Discontinued" (p. 1), "Jail at 1808 for Drunks, Malfeasance" (p. 2), and "12 Buddhist Priests Added; Initial Sermons on Sunday" (p. 3).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 22 (June 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-71)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 22 (June 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-71)
Selected article titles: "36 Leave Tule Lake Center in May; 81 Since January" (p. 1), "May Complete the Irrigation System in June" (p. 1), "Procedure Streamlined: Changes Aid Resettlement of Paroled Enemy Aliens" (p. 2), and "More Sentenced for Violation of Regulations" (p. 2).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 23 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-72)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 23 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-72)
Selected article titles: "Food Committee to Be Elected" (p. 1), "Eight Violators Given Jail Terms" (p. 1), "Doubt Constitutionality of 2 Sections of New Law" (p. 2), and "Japanese in LA Hold Memorial Day Services" (p. 3).
The Tule Lake WRA Center Information Bulletin (March 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-5)
doc The Tule Lake WRA Center Information Bulletin (March 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-5)
Selected article titles: "Population Swells to 16,797 with Arrival of Manzanites" (p. 1), "Warrants Given to Five Nisei Granada Boys" (p. 1), and "Postonian Is Arrested for Sedition" (p. 4).
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 17 (June 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-24)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 17 (June 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-24)
Selected article titles: "Army Trial to Decide Okamoto Case Outcome" (p. 1), "Reporters Reveal Story on Tule Lake Farm Area" (pp. 2, 4), and "Ondo Practices in Preparation for 'Obonye'" (p. 3).
George H. Morishita Interview Segment 16 (ddr-manz-1-137-16)
vh George H. Morishita Interview Segment 16 (ddr-manz-1-137-16)
Hearing differing stories about a shooting in camp

This interview has audio problems due to the equipment used during taping.

Bo T. Sakaguchi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-manz-1-8-9)
vh Bo T. Sakaguchi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-manz-1-8-9)
Awareness of tensions within camp: "gangs" based on places of origin
Roger Daniels Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-17-7)
vh Roger Daniels Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-17-7)
Description of dissent at the Manzanar concentration camp (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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