Family reunification

World War II (66)
Family reunification (119)

119 items
Kamie Taenaka, ritual event (ddr-csujad-25-159)
img Kamie Taenaka, ritual event (ddr-csujad-25-159)
A photograph of Kamie Taenaka and her relatives taken at a ritual event in Totsugawa, Japan. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_031
Family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-181)
img Family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-181)
A group photograph of Kamie Taenaka and local Japanese taken in front of an individual's house in Suita, Japan after the war. They are probably the Taenakas' relatives. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_053
Family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-185)
img Family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-185)
A photograph of a local Japanese woman and a local Japanese male preschooler taken in Suita, Japan after the war. They are probably the Taenakas' relatives. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_057
Family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-197)
img Family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-197)
A group photograph of the local Japanese, including a man, women, and children taken in postwar Japan. Probably they are the Taenakas' relatives in Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_069
Petition for Rehearing (ddr-densho-385-1)
doc Petition for Rehearing (ddr-densho-385-1)
Fujio Hata requests a rehearing from Judge J. Charles Dennis in Seattle, Washington to reconsider his request of parole from Lordsburg U.S. Army Internment Camp so that he could be reunified with his family incarcerated at Tule Lake Concentration Camp. His son was sick and being treated at Tule Lake Hospital. Fujio Morikawa kept a journal …
Telegram from Shigeo Fukuhara to Tatuya Ichikawa (ddr-densho-258-205)
doc Telegram from Shigeo Fukuhara to Tatuya Ichikawa (ddr-densho-258-205)
A telegram sent to Tatsuya Ichikawa at Santa Fe Department of Justice Internment Camp from Shigeo Fukuhara at Minidoka Concentration Camp informing Tatsuya that his two youngest children have been hospitalized. Fukuhara informs Ichikawa that telegrams from the Minidoka Health Nurse and Social Service Counselor have been sent to help Ichikawa get temporary parole so he …
Letter from Tatsuya Ichikawa to Loyd H. Jenson (ddr-densho-258-204)
doc Letter from Tatsuya Ichikawa to Loyd H. Jenson (ddr-densho-258-204)
Tatsuya Ichikawa writes to Loyd H. Jensen the Officer in Charge of the Sante Fe Department of Justice Internment Camp. Ichikawa requests to be given temporary parole so he could travel to Minidoka concentration camp to help his family. His two youngest children were hospitalized. A post-it note written by Satoru Ichikawa attached to the letter …
In My Parents' Words (ddr-densho-258-208)
doc In My Parents' Words (ddr-densho-258-208)
A booklet to accompany a panel entitled In My Parents' Words: Voices from the Department of Justice Camps at the 2013 Japanese American National Museum National Conference held at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle, Washington. Satoru Ichikawa focuses on the separation of his father, a Buddhist priest, from his family for two years during the family's …
Crystal City Map (ddr-densho-258-202)
doc Crystal City Map (ddr-densho-258-202)
A map was drawn and illustrated by Satoru Ichikawa of Crystal City Texas camp. Satoru Ichikawa's family was reunited at Crystal City after 2 years of being separated. His mother and six siblings had been at Minidoka Concentration Camp and his father at Santa Fe Department of Justice camp.
Telegram from Loyd Jensen to Project Director (ddr-densho-258-206)
doc Telegram from Loyd Jensen to Project Director (ddr-densho-258-206)
Loyd Jensen sends a telegram to the Project Director at Minidoka Concentration Camp inquiring into the health of the Ichikawa family after Tatsuya Ichikawa requested temporary parole.
Blank form: Family reunification and memo on release (ddr-densho-356-977)
doc Blank form: Family reunification and memo on release (ddr-densho-356-977)
Blank form to petition for family reunification attached to a memo regarding sponsors for paroled Issei from Department of Justice camps.
Letter to Yuriko Domoto from T.G. Ishimaru (ddr-densho-356-993)
doc Letter to Yuriko Domoto from T.G. Ishimaru (ddr-densho-356-993)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Dr. T.G. Ishimaru regarding a report Yuri sent him and a promise to send her his completed report.
Memo regarding living conditions at family internment camp (ddr-densho-356-982)
doc Memo regarding living conditions at family internment camp (ddr-densho-356-982)
Memo from E.M. Rowalt to all Project Directors regarding the living conditions at Family Internment Camp run by the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The memo recommends advising applicants for family reunification at a INS camp of how many items they are allowed to bring with them, that the housing units are small, and teenaged children may …
Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-980)
doc Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-980)
Letter from WRA Director D.S. Myer to Central Utah Relocation Center Director Charles F. Ernst responding to a series of memos requesting information about Crystal City Camp. Myer directs further questions to the officer in charge at Crystal City, advises that internees who transfer to Crystal City should not expect to be granted permanent leave until …
Memo regarding family reunification (ddr-densho-356-978)
doc Memo regarding family reunification (ddr-densho-356-978)
Memo from Sara A. Brown to Public Welfare Staff regarding family unification. The memo provides some facts about conditions of transferring, retainment of citizenship, repatriation, leave, schooling, effects on children and upcoming visit from a Crystal City representative.
Memo from the State Department on Family Reunification (ddr-densho-356-984)
doc Memo from the State Department on Family Reunification (ddr-densho-356-984)
Memo from the State Department on the status of family reunification of internees held by other branches of government than the War Relocation Authority
Notes (ddr-densho-356-983)
doc Notes (ddr-densho-356-983)
Handwritten notes by Yuriko Domoto Tsukada on family reunification policy.
Memo to Project Directors from Leland Burrows (ddr-densho-356-981)
doc Memo to Project Directors from Leland Burrows (ddr-densho-356-981)
Memo from Leland Burrows, Acting Director to all Project Directors. The memo advises all camps that about 50 families will be approved for family reunification and transfer to Crystal City in the following months. Burrows details requests to camps to review and vet any possible families applying for reunification, what requirements they need to meet, and …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Miko Okado (ddr-densho-356-322)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Miko Okado (ddr-densho-356-322)
Letter to Yuri Domoto Tsukada from Miko Okado in which she provides Yuri with an update about settling in Denver, working at St. Luke Hospital. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-979)
doc Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-979)
Letter from WRA Director D.S. Myer to Central Utah Relocation Center Director Charles F. Ernst responding to a series of memos requesting information about Crystal City Camp. Myer directs further questions to the officer in charge at Crystal City, advises that internees who transfer to Crystal City should not expect to be granted permanent leave until …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 6 of 13. (ddr-one-5-233)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 6 of 13. (ddr-one-5-233)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama then moves on to the more personal side of her husband's life. She speaks briefly on how difficult the Great Depression was for the family due to being a new dentist, her illness and the …
Internee of War (ddr-one-5-179)
doc Internee of War (ddr-one-5-179)
Photocopy of the front of a folder marked "INTERNEE OF WAR." It's from Keizaburo Koyama and is addressed to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. It's stamped "Censored/War Department/S.O.S.-P.M.G.O./By R.L.S. 12-14-42"
Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-249)
doc Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-249)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning the change of status for Keizaburo Koyama. On January 1, 1944, Koyama's status changed from being "Interim Paroled" at Santa Fe, New Mexico to being paroled at Spokane and to be inducted into Minidoka War Relocation Project, Hunt, Idaho.
Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney, to Edward J. Ennis, Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit on the proposed rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-209)
doc Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney, to Edward J. Ennis, Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit on the proposed rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-209)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Carl C. Donaugh to Edward J. Ennis on the petition from Keizaburo Koyama for a rehearing. Carl writes that the United States Attorney for Los Angeles will soon be conducting rehearings for select internees and that he is forwarding Koyama's case file to them.
Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, in response to Eva Koyama's letter dated August 2, 1943 (ddr-one-5-222)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, in response to Eva Koyama's letter dated August 2, 1943 (ddr-one-5-222)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to Eva Koyama. Edward acknowledges receipt of her letter dated August 2nd, 1943 as well as the letter from her sister, Miriam Koyama, dated August 1st, 1943. He notifies her that her father, Keizaburo Koyama, has been granted a rehearing, but …
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