In the 1920s and 1930s, Nisei (second-generation) boys joined Boy Scout troops organized by public schools or community churches. Promoting "Americanism," government administrators condoned Boy Scout activities in the World War II concentration camps.
A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin in which she mentions fundraising in an incarceration camp for the Girl Scouts. She also discusses trying to get Deborah Lim to go public with her report about the collaboration between the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and the U. S. government during World War II. The unflattering …
An announcement card for a movie, "It comes up love," presented by Girl Scouts at the Poston camp in Arizona at 6:30 PM on December 3, 1944. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 27. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_28_003
Card for Allan Minoru Hida's membership in Boy Scouts of America at the Amache incarceration camp. Includes Boy Scout oath, law, personal record, offices and special duties, and envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1999
Summary of community youth recreation activities at Tule Lake before school began including descriptions of administration, leadership and training, the "Community Activities Commission," advisory board, planning board, staff, organization, and activities. Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Members of Boy Scout Troop 55, which was sponsored by the Japanese Methodist Church, camp out at Sand Island on the Cedar River. Front: Andy Shiga. Back (left to right): Hiroshi Watanabe, Hisaka Okamoto, and Hiroshi Kanazawa.
Members of Troop 55, sponsored by the Japanese Methodist Church in Seattle, hike at Silver Creek. Left to right: Hiroshi Watanabe, Norio Mitsuoka, Bill Yorozu, Masayoshi Uchimura, and Hiroshi Kanazawa.
Members of Troop 55 on a camping trip. Kneeling: Masahiko Bitow. Second row (left to right): Hiroshi Watanabe, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Norio Mitsuoka, and Henry Itoi. Third row: unidentified and Nasuo Hashiguchi. Standing in back: Masayoshi Uchimura.