Security

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46 items
Landscape with barracks building (ddr-csujad-26-121)
img Landscape with barracks building (ddr-csujad-26-121)
Photo of the desert landscape with a portion of a barracks building. Leftover wood crates are stacked next to the building while the camp border fence can be sen in the distance. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_090
Letters to Yuri Domoto from Kayoko Riusaki and Sonoko Riusaki (ddr-densho-356-342)
doc Letters to Yuri Domoto from Kayoko Riusaki and Sonoko Riusaki (ddr-densho-356-342)
Two letters to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada mailed together, one from her niece Kayoko Riusaki and one from her sister Sonoko Domoto Riusaki. In the first letter Kayoko tells about joining the girl scouts, a cancelled scouting trip, and preparations on starting the 5th grade. In the second letter Sonoko writes about life in Gila River, being …
Poston camp guard tower (ddr-csujad-35-25)
img Poston camp guard tower (ddr-csujad-35-25)
A watercolor painting, dipicting a guard tower in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_22_002
Photograph of two people standing at Zabriske Point in Death Valley (ddr-csujad-47-114)
img Photograph of two people standing at Zabriske Point in Death Valley (ddr-csujad-47-114)
Photograph of two people standing at the lookout at Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park. One of the individuals is an army guard. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0199
Photograph of Cleo Merritt (ddr-csujad-47-293)
img Photograph of Cleo Merritt (ddr-csujad-47-293)
Photograph of Cleo Merritt sitting on the front bumper of an Army jeep with two men sitting in the front seats near the Manzanar incarceration camp. In the background are the Inyo mountains. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0442
Lone Pine depot, some arrived by train (ddr-csujad-47-40)
img Lone Pine depot, some arrived by train (ddr-csujad-47-40)
Photograph taken at the Lone Pine train depot of two train cars, one with open sliding doors and a pile of luggage in front of it. Several military police are standing in a group in the front of the photograph. A group of incarcerees are standing behind the military police. A photographer can be seen kneeling …
Photograph of a departure by WRA escort en route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-7)
img Photograph of a departure by WRA escort en route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-7)
Photograph of a "departure by WRA escort in station wagon en route to Reno." The license plate is M115 and there are at least five people in the car with luggage tied on to the tailgate. Barracks and utility poles can be seen in the background as well as the Sierra Nevada. Quoted description is from …
Photograph of a army soldier standing in front of trees (ddr-csujad-47-115)
img Photograph of a army soldier standing in front of trees (ddr-csujad-47-115)
Photograph of an army guard from the shoulders up standing in front of trees, presumed to be taken in Death Valley National Park. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0200
Photograph of a sentry guard at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-47-54)
img Photograph of a sentry guard at Manzanar incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-47-54)
Photograph of a sentry guard with a rifle looking over flat land covered with rocks at Manzanar. The Sierra Nevada are in the background with very little snow on them. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0089
First of the 10,000 that were to follow (ddr-csujad-47-34)
img First of the 10,000 that were to follow (ddr-csujad-47-34)
Photograph from the highway in front of Manzanar incarceration camp. A caravan of cars and trucks is arriving at Manzanar. The lead car is about to make the turn into the camp from the highway. The road disapears into the Alabama Hills, with a line of cars stretching the entire distance. Along the right side of …
Lone Pine Depot, some arrived by train (ddr-csujad-47-39)
img Lone Pine Depot, some arrived by train (ddr-csujad-47-39)
Photograph taken from the top of a railroad car at the Lone Pine train depot, looking along the length of the train and down at the people assembled next to it. People with luggage gathered together in two large groups, once centererd around a telephone pole. Along the right are two rows of traincars, the left …
Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-6)
img Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-6)
The photograph was taken outside the gates at Manzanar on November 18, 1943. A War Relocaiton Authority station wagon is leaving Manzanar incarceration camp en route to Reno, Nevada, the car is driving between the military police stationed at the gate. A sign can be seen with a 20 mph speed limit, and "Stop Military Police." …
Photograph of Manzanar with snow on the ground and guard tower in the background (ddr-csujad-47-336)
img Photograph of Manzanar with snow on the ground and guard tower in the background (ddr-csujad-47-336)
Photograph of cleared ground at Manzanar incarceration camp with puddles and melting snow on the ground. In the distance a guard tower is visible and the snow-covered Sierra Nevada are in the background. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0495
Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-5)
img Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-5)
The photograph was taken in front of Police Department at Manzanar camp with a car parked in front, license plate M115. A number of people are gathered around each side of the vehicle as it gets ready to depart Manzanar incarceration camp en route to Reno, Nevada. Caption reads: Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon …
Photograph of Cleo Merritt (ddr-csujad-47-290)
img Photograph of Cleo Merritt (ddr-csujad-47-290)
Photograph of Cleo Merritt sitting on the front bumper of an Army jeep with two men standing in the front seating area near the Manzanar incarceration camp. In the background are the Inyo mountains. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0439
Photograph of the guard tower on the northwest corner of Manzanar with Sierra Nevada in the background (ddr-csujad-47-86)
img Photograph of the guard tower on the northwest corner of Manzanar with Sierra Nevada in the background (ddr-csujad-47-86)
Photograph of the guard tower on the northwest corner of Manzanar with Sierra Nevada in the background. The photograph is taken from outside of the camp boundaries. The floodlight and accompanying power lines can also be seen. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0135
Letter regarding strike Tule Lake in November 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-131)
doc Letter regarding strike Tule Lake in November 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-131)
Statement describing the strike and events that occurred at the Tule Lake incarceration camp on November 4, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0133
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Community Council meeting, special meeting, May 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-569)
doc Minutes from the Heart Mountain Community Council meeting, special meeting, May 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-569)
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Community Council meeting Special Session. Includes discussion on Social Security Act and fire department employees. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0571
Project Director's bulletin, no. 33 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-csujad-48-135)
doc Project Director's bulletin, no. 33 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-csujad-48-135)
A bulletin from the acting project director, Solon T. Kimball, addressing the issue of fire arms within the "Manzanar Relocation Area." He indicates firearms will no longer be allowed within the boundaries of the area and that the 322nd Military Police Escort Guard Company will provide facilities for safely storing any guns and/or ammunition. Transcription is …
Memorandum from Genevevie W. Carter, Superintendent of Education to all teachers (ddr-csujad-48-92)
doc Memorandum from Genevevie W. Carter, Superintendent of Education to all teachers (ddr-csujad-48-92)
Memorandum from Genevevie W. Carter, Superintendent of Education to all teachers regarding having outside speakers at "Manzanar War Relocation Project" in the classroom. It outlines new procedures the assist in the process. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9901. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_wells_0901
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, November 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-309)
doc Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, November 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-309)
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen and the Block Administrative Officers joint meeting. Includes discussion on camp security, law enforcement, and policing. Also includes minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0311
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