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Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-1-8)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-1-8)
The War Relocation Authority's shift in policy: attempt to resettle Japanese Americans outside of camp

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection …

U.S. government freight waybill, WRA4-144-46-BL (ddr-csujad-42-114)
doc U.S. government freight waybill, WRA4-144-46-BL (ddr-csujad-42-114)
A U.S. government freight waybill which documents the shipment of Fumio Fred Takano's belongings. The shipment is ordered by the War Relocation Authority and two boxes are transported by Universal Carloading Co. from the Gila River incarceration camp in Arkansas to Chicago, Illinois, where Fumio is going to reestablish his life. See this object in the …
Consignee memo (ddr-csujad-42-115)
doc Consignee memo (ddr-csujad-42-115)
A consignee memo issued by Universal Carloading and Distributing Co., Inc. on July 19, 1945. It documents the shipper, "WRA Gila River Relocation Center," Arizona, and the consignee, Fumio Fred Takano, Chicago, Illinois. The handwritten notes read: Deliver Monday 8-20 only. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_63_002
Notice of decision on application for leave (ddr-csujad-42-89)
doc Notice of decision on application for leave (ddr-csujad-42-89)
A notice of decision on application for leave signed by L. H. Bennett, Project Director on February 6, 1943. It approves Fumio Fred Takano's application for indefinite leave from the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_44_001
Letter from Fred W. Ross, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority, August 8, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-105)
doc Letter from Fred W. Ross, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority, August 8, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-105)
A letter from Fred W. Ross, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, to the employer who is hiring Fumio Fred Takano. It confirms that Fumio has been granted indefinite leave from the camp and is eligible for work. It also includes the requirements in hiring/releasing him and describes the resettlement program. …
Notice from Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of Interior, July 7, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-112)
doc Notice from Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of Interior, July 7, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-112)
A notice from Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It certifies that Fumio Fred Takano has returned the work equipment which belongs to War Relocation Authority. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_61_001
Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-129)
doc Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-129)
A personnel action form issued by War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It records Fumio Fred Takano's temporary appointment as a freight handler in Southern California area, effective from February 13, 1946. The remarks note: "Not to exceed May 12, 1946, close of business." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, July 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-116)
doc Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, July 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-116)
A letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It itemizes the Itsuhei Takano's belongings in his unit in the barracks, 31-2-D, in the Gila River incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_64_001
Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-130)
doc Advice of personnel action, Form OEM-1, Fumio F. Takano (ddr-csujad-42-130)
A personnel action form issued by War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It records Fumio Fred Takano's termination of his temporary appointment position as a freight handler due to his acceptance of other employment. The backside includes handwritten notes. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_70_001
Letter from Henry C. Freeland, Leave Officer for L. H. Bennett, Project Director, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, August 6, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-117)
doc Letter from Henry C. Freeland, Leave Officer for L. H. Bennett, Project Director, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior, August 6, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-117)
A letter from Henry C. Freeland, Leave Officer for L. H. Bennett, Project Director, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, Untied States Department of the Interior. It certifies that Itsuhei Takano is permitted to travel to Los Angeles, California by the Department of Justice. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Notice of assignment, Form WRA-21, Fumio Fred Takano (ddr-csujad-42-106)
doc Notice of assignment, Form WRA-21, Fumio Fred Takano (ddr-csujad-42-106)
A notice of assignment issued by War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. Fumio Fred Takano is assigned to Engineering Section as a plumber foreman. It includes the rate of pay (19.00 dollars) and entrance on duty date. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_55_001
Letter from James L. Shelly, Area Supervisor, U.S. Department of the Interior, to Mr. Fumio Takano, April 19, 1946 (ddr-csujad-42-132)
doc Letter from James L. Shelly, Area Supervisor, U.S. Department of the Interior, to Mr. Fumio Takano, April 19, 1946 (ddr-csujad-42-132)
A letter from James L. Shelly, Area Supervisor, United States Department of the Interior, responding to Fumio Fred Takano's wage claim. It appears that Fumio has submitted a wage claim to recover unpaid wages for two days. It instructs him to submit the further information. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, July 10, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-113)
doc Letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, July 10, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-113)
A letter from John D. Seater, Chief Project Steward, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It lists the food items and certifies that they are Fumio Fred Takano's personal belongings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_62_001
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 …
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 …
Photograph of the Manzanar auditorium after the camp closed (ddr-csujad-47-1)
img Photograph of the Manzanar auditorium after the camp closed (ddr-csujad-47-1)
A photograph of the Manzanar incarceration camp auditorium after the camp is closed, the flag pole can been seen in front, with low shrubs to each side. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0008
Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Yokota, Aie (ddr-csujad-55-224)
doc Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Yokota, Aie (ddr-csujad-55-224)
Notice of job termination for Aie Yokota. Form WRA-114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0226
Letter from Corine Key, Acting Relocation Advisor, Rohwer Relocation Center to Mr. Hideo Ted Kadokawa, January 23, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-1231)
doc Letter from Corine Key, Acting Relocation Advisor, Rohwer Relocation Center to Mr. Hideo Ted Kadokawa, January 23, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-1231)
Correspondence from Corine Key, Acting Relocation Advisor to Hideo Ted Kadokawa regarding an appointment to discuss plans for "resettlement." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1233
Work control (ddr-csujad-55-2402)
doc Work control (ddr-csujad-55-2402)
Work control form for George Hideo Nakamura. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2508
Department of Health and Physical Education proposed program 1943-1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1734)
doc Department of Health and Physical Education proposed program 1943-1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1734)
Program proposal for the department of Health and Physical Education at Poston incarceration camp. Includes health services, follow up, control and prevention of communicable diseases, development of attitudes and knowledge related to health, and activities and physical education, See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1736
Contraband articles: Western Defense Command (ddr-csujad-55-864)
doc Contraband articles: Western Defense Command (ddr-csujad-55-864)
List and description of items classified by the Western Defense Command as contraband. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0866
Relocation program: a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers (ddr-csujad-55-345)
doc Relocation program: a guidebook for the residents of relocation centers (ddr-csujad-55-345)
Pamphlet describing the policies and procedures of the War Relocation Authority regarding the "relocation program." Includes policies on leave, work placement, travel and subsistence, food, lodging, health services, clothing allowances, community government, education,internal security, consumer enterprises, center-produced newspapers, legal aid, public assistance grants, recreation, religion, burial and cremation, property assistance, contraband, voting rights, income tax liability, …
Myths and facts about the Japanese Americans: ansering common misconceptions regarding Americans of Japanese ancestry (ddr-csujad-55-358)
doc Myths and facts about the Japanese Americans: ansering common misconceptions regarding Americans of Japanese ancestry (ddr-csujad-55-358)
Pamphlet created for War Relocation Authority staff on "common misconceptions regarding Americans of Japanese ancestry." Topics include citizenship, loyalty, religion, education, military service, occupations, agriculture, and social and cultural issues. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0360
Administrative notice, no. 234 (April 17, 1945), revised (ddr-csujad-55-1665)
doc Administrative notice, no. 234 (April 17, 1945), revised (ddr-csujad-55-1665)
Transfer of Surplus Property to Interior Agencies. Policies and procedures for transferring surplus property from incarceration camps to government agencies. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1667
Location map of WRA projects (ddr-csujad-55-2494)
img Location map of WRA projects (ddr-csujad-55-2494)
Partial map of the United States indicating the location of Tule Lake, Minidoka, Heart Mountain, Topaz, and Manzanar incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2600
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