275 items
Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Mr. W. [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, April 7, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-74)
doc Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Mr. W. [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, April 7, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-74)
Memo regarding resignation. Stating that the Center has returned to a state of "normalcy" including the return of approximately 2,000 ex-employees to work, it declares the dissolution of the Co-ordinating Committee, in order to make way for the election by all incarcerees ("the entire colonists' vote") of a new responsible body. The memo is signed by …
Standard position description, guard (ddr-csujad-2-73)
doc Standard position description, guard (ddr-csujad-2-73)
Position description for Guard, CPC-5, position code: Q2aD65; date allocated: May 13, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0073
Memo from Harry L. Black, Assistant Project Director, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Police, re: disorders in Block #54, June 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-83)
doc Memo from Harry L. Black, Assistant Project Director, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Police, re: disorders in Block #54, June 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-83)
Discusses imprisonment in the stockade of 12 incarcerees and tension concerning the Japanese Language Schools and the schools in the camps, detailing what it terms "terrorist tactics" on the part of the Japanese Language School's proponents and concluding that the Project Director is justified in using the stockade for disciplinary purposes. The document also includes the …
Report of the informal meeting of the stockade internees and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center (ddr-csujad-2-102)
doc Report of the informal meeting of the stockade internees and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center (ddr-csujad-2-102)
Provides minutes of meeting requested by stockade incarcerees, listing the incarcerees, Co-ordinating Committee members, and others in attendance and presenting paraphrased text, identifying speakers by name. Topics addressed include incarcerees' difficulties in talking honestly; their understanding of conditions in the camp outside of the stockade; the work of the Co-ordinating Committee and of the Negotiating Committee; …
Standard position description, internal security officer (ddr-csujad-2-75)
doc Standard position description, internal security officer (ddr-csujad-2-75)
Description for Internal Security Officer (Organization Title), CAF - 7, Assistant Internal Security Officer (Class Title); duties include training and supervising incarceree patrolmen "in all phases of a positive program" that includes protection of people and property, enforcement of laws, and traffic control, among other duties. The second page contains only an official stamp. See this …
Letter from Corine Key, Relocation Adviser, Rohwer Relocation Center, to Federal Public Housing Authority Project Director, November 1, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-97)
doc Letter from Corine Key, Relocation Adviser, Rohwer Relocation Center, to Federal Public Housing Authority Project Director, November 1, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-97)
A letter from Corine Key, Relocation Advisor at the Rohwer incarceration camp to Federal Federal Public Housing Authority Project Director in Long Beach, California. It certifies that the Okines are eligible for federal housing on the basis of their sons' service with the U.S. Army. Enclosed with other items: csudh_oki_0099, csudh_oki_0100, and csudh_oki_0101. See this object …
War Relocation Authority Evacuation Property Office receipt (ddr-csujad-5-193)
doc War Relocation Authority Evacuation Property Office receipt (ddr-csujad-5-193)
A receipt issued by War Relocation Authority Evacuation Property Office for Seiichi Okine's belongings, listing "5 cartons, 3 trunks, 2 bundles." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_37_001
Ordinance no. 1 (ddr-csujad-7-28)
doc Ordinance no. 1 (ddr-csujad-7-28)
An ordinance regulating offenses (crimes) in the Granada incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Ordinance_NO1
Mr. and Mrs. Minoru Masumoto (ddr-csujad-8-36)
doc Mr. and Mrs. Minoru Masumoto (ddr-csujad-8-36)
Oral history interview with Minoru Masumoto. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Masumoto, Mr and Mrs Minoru
Invitation to freedom - A proposal for a program of liberal adult education (ddr-csujad-18-1)
doc Invitation to freedom - A proposal for a program of liberal adult education (ddr-csujad-18-1)
Detailed proposal for an "adult education system for the Japanese relocation project at Poston, Arizona"; the author credits the American Friends Service Committee for financial support for research and a trial of the plan. Sections of the report include "Background at Poston"; "Foreground of the Problem"; "The Great Books"; "The Seminar"; "The Schedule and Organization"; "The …
Press Release, 1943 March 4 (ddr-csujad-18-15)
doc Press Release, 1943 March 4 (ddr-csujad-18-15)
Press Release following a conference between WRA and AFSC, March 4, 1943 where it was announced that the plans for using Scattergood as a relocation hostel for persons of Japanese ancestry to assist the WRA in its relocation program would be postponed. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-01_06
Letter from George Rundquist to Friend, July 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-18-16)
doc Letter from George Rundquist to Friend, July 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-18-16)
A letter sent by the executive secretary George Rundquist, which consists of the copies of a 'Statement of Testimony by Harold Townsend' and the 'Supplementary Comments made by the WRA on Newspaper statements allegedly made by Representatives of the House Committee on Un-American activities'. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Extracts from statements regarding the Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-19-57)
doc Extracts from statements regarding the Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-19-57)
This document is a text of letter sent by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War, which mainly talks about the President approving the proposal of the War Department to organize a combat team consisting of loyal American citizens of Japanese descent. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Summary Notes on Segregation Conference of W.R.A. Officials (ddr-csujad-19-56)
doc Summary Notes on Segregation Conference of W.R.A. Officials (ddr-csujad-19-56)
The summary notes on the Segregation Conference of W.R.A. Officials, Colorado, July 26-27, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-12_01
Truth about Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-32)
doc Truth about Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-32)
This document titled as the Truth about Relocation is an address delivered by Dillon S. Myer, Director of the War relocation Authority, before a luncheon meeting of the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-21_01
Our 110,000 New Boarders (ddr-csujad-19-45)
doc Our 110,000 New Boarders (ddr-csujad-19-45)
This article from "Baltimore Sunday sun," published on February 7, 1943, by J.P. McEvoy talks about why to spend $80,000,000 a year to keep in sterile "Relocation Camps" for Japanese Americans who might be loyal to the United States or industrious food producers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Manzanar From Inside Out (ddr-csujad-19-2)
doc Manzanar From Inside Out (ddr-csujad-19-2)
Text of address by Roy Nash, Director of the Manzanar War Relocation Project, given to the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, on July 31, 1942 for the purpose of "interpret[ing] the actuality of a War Relocation Center housing 10,000 evacuees" in view of perceptions of mistreatment of incarcerees in California. Sections of the speech include …
Weekly press review, No. 27, for week ending July 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-5)
doc Weekly press review, No. 27, for week ending July 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-5)
Survey by the War Relocation Authority "for use of the WRA Staff" of press activity, including stories published; clippings received and the work of clipping services; reporting from visits to "relocation centers" summaries of editorial opinion and of "public attitudes" as reflected the work of columnists and in articles, letters to the editor, and reports during …
Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-3)
doc Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-3)
Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943. The document presents three quoted passages from the speech, one concerning the role of people of "the Japanese race" in serving as liaisons who can provide the most reliable check on the morale, needs, and activities of "the Japanese community"; one comparing the United …
Letter from Mr. Myer, WRA Director, to the chairman of the special committee to investigate Un-American Activities, Mr. Martin Dies, June 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-68)
doc Letter from Mr. Myer, WRA Director, to the chairman of the special committee to investigate Un-American Activities, Mr. Martin Dies, June 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-68)
This is a letter from the WRA Director, Mr. Myer to the special committee to investigate Un-American Activities. He speaks about the serious effect of interference by the committee in the work of the WRA. He mentions that the statements made by the committee are fraught with errors, half truths and are completely misleading to the …
Weekly press review, no. 25, July 4, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-78)
doc Weekly press review, no. 25, July 4, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-78)
Survey by the War Relocation Authority "for use of the WRA Staff" of press activity, including stories published; clippings received and the work of clipping services; reporting from visits to "relocation centers"; summaries of editorial opinion and of "public attitudes" as reflected the work of columnists and in articles, letters to the editor, and reports during …
Hawaii's 150,00 Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-84)
doc Hawaii's 150,00 Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-84)
An article from "The nation," vol. 155, no. 4 (July 25, 1942). It is written by Albert Horlings and describes the historic gamble by the United States government in Hawaii by trusting the loyalty of 150,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese, 40,000 of whom were aliens and and majority of those who cannot read or speak English. …
Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. and Mrs. Davis, October 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-23-14)
doc Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. and Mrs. Davis, October 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-23-14)
Describes in detail the long train ride from Sept. 15-18 between Merced and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp: the layout of the train cars, times to different towns, tunnels and coal smoke, eating and sleeping arrangements, military troops and equipment staged along the railway, desert scenery, late arrival at Amache, an extra night aboard the train, …
Memo from WRA Administrative Division re: war ration books, May 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-26-40)
doc Memo from WRA Administrative Division re: war ration books, May 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-26-40)
Memo advising recipient to relinquish war ration books due to living in a "group institutional user establishment." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_08_003
An Oral History with Woodrow Odanaka (ddr-csujad-29-14)
av An Oral History with Woodrow Odanaka (ddr-csujad-29-14)
Impressions of a Nisei concerning pre-World War II family produce business in Los Angeles, California; removal to Santa Anita Assembly Center in California, and the Granada incarceration camp in Colorado; wartime college experiences in Minnesota; and Army military intelligence duties in the Philippines and occupied Japan. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral …
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