Arizona

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Arizona (31)

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Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
img Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
A postcard sent to Fumio Fred Takano while he was incarcerated in the Gila River camp in Arizona. The postcard captures the street scene in Wickenburg, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_37_001
Poston 2 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2492)
img Poston 2 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2492)
Map of Poston 2 incarceration camp and the surrounding area in Yuma (LaPaz) County, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2598
Personal narrative of Pauline Bates Brown, Reports Officer at Colorado River Relocation Center, August 16, 1943 to August 4, 1945 and general outline and history of early war public relations in Arizona and the Poston Reports Division (ddr-csujad-55-1855)
doc Personal narrative of Pauline Bates Brown, Reports Officer at Colorado River Relocation Center, August 16, 1943 to August 4, 1945 and general outline and history of early war public relations in Arizona and the Poston Reports Division (ddr-csujad-55-1855)
Narrative describing public relations activities of the War Relocation Authority in Arizona and at Poston incarceration camp between August 1943 and August 1945. Includes mentions of press releases, news, history and activities of the WRA Reports Division at Poston, the Poston Chronicle, photo shop, official reports, and events. See this object in the California State Universities …
Grand Canyon (ddr-csujad-11-195)
img Grand Canyon (ddr-csujad-11-195)
A postcard with a note that reads, "Grand Canyon from Bright Angel Point on the North Rim." From page 77 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_77_001
Statement on testimony of Harold. H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities, May 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-11)
doc Statement on testimony of Harold. H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities, May 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-11)
This document contains the statements of Harold H. Townsend before the house of representatives sub-committee of the special committee of Un- American activities. There is scarcely a page of this testimony that does not contain one or more false, misleading or exaggerated statements. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these …
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 …
Japanese in Our Midst (ddr-csujad-19-50)
doc Japanese in Our Midst (ddr-csujad-19-50)
This is an article from the magazine "The Atlantic Monthly," April 1943 which provides a detailed description about the large number of Japanese American people settled in "permanent relocation centers" on the West Coast. It also talks about the distinction between citizen and non-citizen among "the Japanese evacuees." See this object in the California State Universities …
Japanese in our Midst (ddr-csujad-19-81)
doc Japanese in our Midst (ddr-csujad-19-81)
This document, "prepared and published under the auspices of the Colorado Council of Churches," describes the background of the situation when the Japanese first started to come to the United States in considerable numbers, evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans and the concentration of Japanese Americans on the West Coast. It also discusses about the three …
Jap relocation probe begins, June 28, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-60)
doc Jap relocation probe begins, June 28, 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-60)
The document describes the investigation of conditions in the incarceration camps in the West. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-14_01
Envelope from Yokohama Specie Bank, LID., to Tomosuke Masukawa, January 22, 1901 (ddr-csujad-38-532)
doc Envelope from Yokohama Specie Bank, LID., to Tomosuke Masukawa, January 22, 1901 (ddr-csujad-38-532)
An envelope from Yokohama Shōkin Ginkō, San Francisco, California to Tomosuke Masukawa in Seligman, Arizona. It contains the U.S. postal money order receipts, which are found in items: csudh_nao_0500, csudh_nao_0501, csudh_nao_0502, and csudh_nao_0503. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_05_01_005
Receipt for U.S. postal money order (ddr-csujad-38-528)
doc Receipt for U.S. postal money order (ddr-csujad-38-528)
A receipt for U.S. postal money order for 2 dollars 25 cents. Issued by M.O.B. [Money Order Branch] of Seligman, Arizona. It was probably purchased by Tomosuke Masukawa. It is enclosed in an envelope which is found in item: csudh_nao_0504. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_05_01_001
Postcard from Aiko to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, September 14, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-166)
doc Postcard from Aiko to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, September 14, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-166)
A postcard from Aiko, who is incarcerated in the Poston camp to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Glendale in Arizona. It was probably mailed in 1945. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 2. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_02_001
Poston 3 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2493)
img Poston 3 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2493)
Map of Poston 3 incarceration camp and the surrounding area in Yuma (LaPaz) County, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2599
Poston 1 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2491)
img Poston 1 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2491)
Map of Poston incarceration camp and the surrounding area in Yuma (LaPaz) County, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2597
Gila River War Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2481)
doc Gila River War Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2481)
Illustration of a typical block and barrack layout at Gila River incarceration camp. Includes camp data and statistics. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2587
Vicinity map, Gila River WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2480)
img Vicinity map, Gila River WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2480)
Topographic map of the area near the Gila River incarceration camp in Pinal County, Arizona. Includes barrack and building layouts for the Canal camp and Butte camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2586
An Oral History with Margaret Masuoka (ddr-csujad-29-25)
av An Oral History with Margaret Masuoka (ddr-csujad-29-25)
An interview with Margaret Masuoka, a volunteer at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM), conducted for the Japanese American Project at California State Fullerton's Center for Oral and Public History. Specifically, this interview provides insight to Masuoka's personal history dealing with the prejudice that she and her family faced due their Japanese ancestry; her family's settlement …
An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
av An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
Reflections of an elderly Orange County, California couple on their experiences in America. He recounts his years as an immigrant; she discusses her family background, makeup of Japanese-American community, and rural living. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton; interview conducted by Pat Morgan. …
Street scene Parker, Arizona (ddr-csujad-29-258)
img Street scene Parker, Arizona (ddr-csujad-29-258)
Street view of Parker, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P201
An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
doc An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
Oral history with Nisei farmer/businessman from pioneering Orange County, California family gives prewar biographical information with emphasis on Japanese Americans in Orange County. Discusses World War II forced removal, experiences in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the role of the Japanese American Citizens League before and after World War II. This oral history was conducted …
An Oral History with John Yukio Mori (ddr-csujad-29-2)
av An Oral History with John Yukio Mori (ddr-csujad-29-2)
A Sansei and conscientious objector to the Vietnam war discusses alternate service as partner in Amerasia Bookstore, a nonprofit organization serving Los Angeles's Little Tokyo; activities in Young Buddhist Association; parent's reaction to his current life-style; and long term effect of World War II incarceration. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese Oral History Project …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 112, No. 24 [June 21, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 112, No. 24 [June 21, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-24)
Select article titles: "JACL discusses Chinese, Jewish coalition effort" (p. 1), "Census Bureau reveals undercount of Asians" (p. 1), "Commission calls for overhauling of justice system" (p. 1), "Water rights snag Manzanar proposal" (p. 1), "Bias charged against Japanese firms in U.S." (p. 3), "Study: wife abuse high among Southeast Asians" (p. 3), "Ethnic enrollment up …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 6 [September 6, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 6 [September 6, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-31)
Select article titles: "Arizona creates strategies to fight hate crimes" (p. 1), "Workshop covers hate crimes" (p. 1), "Minorities not getting contracts in California" (p. 1), "San Diego Asians told to face crime issue" (p. 4), "Nisei intelligence agent to keynote MIS reunion dinner" (p. 4), "Diablo Valley discusses JACL restructuring plan" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 14 [November 1, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 14 [November 1, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-39)
Select article titles: "Defining, discussing: Asian Americans from around the country gather for a national symposium in Los Angeles to discuss relevant issues facing them in today's society" (p. 1), "Bush supports compromise civil rights bill" (p. 1), "3 teens held in Phoenix temple killings" (p. 1), "JACL seeks repeal of United Nations resolution" (p. 1), …
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