196 items
Alien's travel permit (ddr-manz-4-269)
doc Alien's travel permit (ddr-manz-4-269)
Permit allowing Shinjo Nagatomi and his family to travel to Gardena, California after leaving camp.
Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy from Granada (Amache) concentration camp (ddr-densho-319-236)
doc Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy from Granada (Amache) concentration camp (ddr-densho-319-236)
Correspondence discussing a WRA regulation that does not allow advertising in the Granada Pioneer.
ST. Paul extends a hand (ddr-csujad-19-74)
doc ST. Paul extends a hand (ddr-csujad-19-74)
This article written by Alice L. Sickels describes St. Paul living up to its traditions of hospitality and friendliness to all people of all nationalities by welcoming resettled Japanese Americans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-23_05
Weekly Press Review, no. 50, January 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-63)
doc Weekly Press Review, no. 50, January 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-63)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Letter from Thomas. W . Holland, Chief Employment Officer, December 29, 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-13)
doc Letter from Thomas. W . Holland, Chief Employment Officer, December 29, 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-13)
Letter from Thomas W. Holland, Chief employment Officer to the committees and individuals working on relocation of people of Japanese ancestry forced to evacuate from the West Coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-04_02
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This ...
Mess Hall Identification Card (ddr-csujad-29-24)
doc Mess Hall Identification Card (ddr-csujad-29-24)
Manzanar mess hall identification card. Block 20, Building 11, Apt. 4. Belonging to Ruth Hochi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 4137_M03
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 ...
War Relocation Authority building (ddr-csujad-26-96)
img War Relocation Authority building (ddr-csujad-26-96)
Rocks and pond in front of a War Relocation Authority (WRA) building. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_033
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
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 23, (June 15, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 23, (June 15, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-23)
Select article titles: "New York Nikkei Groups Form Housing Corp" (p.1); "WRA Records to Be Retained in Nat'l Archives" (p.1); "Evacuee Teacher Bill Passes First Step in Sac'to" (p.1); "Bannai Bandwagon Rolls" (p.2); "U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hear Problems of Calif. Asian American" (p.3); "Nisei Farmers League ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Memo from [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, to [Raymond R.] Best, [1944] (ddr-csujad-2-78)
doc Memo from [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, to [Raymond R.] Best, [1944] (ddr-csujad-2-78)
Regards arming the Administrative Police Section, including reasons for using the sawed-off shotgun vs. the 45 automatic pistol for security purposes, and the potential for escalation of tensions in a "divided camp (anti and pro, status quo)." See also the related typewritten memo, Memorandum from Willard [E.] Schmidt, Chief, Administrative Police, to R. R. [Raymond R ...
Letter from W. [Willard] E. Schmidt, Head, Internal Security to John H. Provinse, Head, Community Management, War Relocation Authority, January 13, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-80)
doc Letter from W. [Willard] E. Schmidt, Head, Internal Security to John H. Provinse, Head, Community Management, War Relocation Authority, January 13, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-80)
Summary of events in connection with Internal Security Division of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, including description of personnel and recruitment efforts; a vote of incarcerees to return to work; decisions about the function of wardens and who would select members of the Warden Division; and matters concerning case report A-7, including personnel, equipment, and possible ...
Letter from children of Kihichi Sakamoto to Project Director [Raymond R. Best], February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-94)
doc Letter from children of Kihichi Sakamoto to Project Director [Raymond R. Best], February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-94)
Letter from three of his children, Tatsuo, Manabu, and Osamu Sakamoto, requests the release of their father, Kihichi Sakamoto, from the Army Stockade, for the sake of their mother's "health and mind" stating that she has been ill since their stay in Heart Mountain the previous year and has suffered a relapse upon her husband ...
Relocation Center standard description, Assistant Clerk-Stenographer (CAF-3) (ddr-csujad-2-77)
doc Relocation Center standard description, Assistant Clerk-Stenographer (CAF-3) (ddr-csujad-2-77)
Description for Position #X-1007, Assistant Clerk-Stenographer (CAF-3) includes general description, distinguishing features from other clerk positions, and examples of work. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0077
Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
doc Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
Regards a report on Project Case A-306 from the Internal Security Division at Tule Lake, dealing with an individual's infraction of project regulations; the subsequent decision of members of the police force to hold people in the stockade for longer than had been planned in response; the authority of the Project Director rather than police ...
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
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