Enlisting and recruiting

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Yoshito Shibata Autobiography (ddr-densho-356-267)
doc Yoshito Shibata Autobiography (ddr-densho-356-267)
Autobiography of Yoshito Shibata, details his time in the U.S. Army between 1941 and 1946. In 1941 he was part of the Finance office, in 1942 he attended the Language School at Camp Savage, in 1943 he was deployed to the Pacific Theatre and was stationed there until 1946.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he recalls a month long recruitment trip to some of the WRA camps for qualified Niseis to join MIS. His writing includes a mention for being present to an incident at Poston (possibly the Poston Strike or the incidences that lead to the strike). He talks …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-226)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-226)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he tells about the USO building he is writing this letter from, his urgent need to return to Camp Savage to write up his report on his recent recruitment tour of WRA camps, and of a good Japanese restaurant he visited while on furlough.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-230)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-230)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he discusses his report on his recruitment trip to WRA camps, his recent trip to Minneapolis, his thoughts on Christmas in the army vs. in camp, and censorship of the mail. While in Minneapolis visited a florist that use to do business with the Domoto Bros …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-236)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-236)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he talks about the press a Marine office gave about Nisei soldiers learning Japanese in Minnesota and using it in the Pacific theater, the announcement of the formation of 442nd/100th Battalion, a recent proposal to relocate Japanese Americans into Midwestern states in defense and agricultural jobs, …
Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers (ddr-csujad-14-50)
img Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers (ddr-csujad-14-50)
Captain William S. Fairchild discussing the army with two young Nisei volunteers, George Kashiwagi and Ichiro Kato, who are about to fill out enlistment questionnaires at Granada incarceration camp. February 10, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f15
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. Okine, June 28, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-82)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. Okine, June 28, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-82)
A letter from Makoto Okine in Lecce, Italy to his father, Seiichi Okine, in the Rohwer incarceration camp in Arkansas. It is mailed via New York by the US Army Postal Service. In the letter, Makoto assumes that not many people participate in the bonodori event in the camp this time because many of the young …
Address by Lt. Ray McDaniels at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-122-433)
doc Address by Lt. Ray McDaniels at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-122-433)
Calling for volunteers to serve in combat and for other war work and the formation of an all Japanese-American combat team
List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-752)
doc List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-752)
List of Japanese American male incarcerees in Heart Mountain incarceration camp who were inducted into the army. Indicates name, identification number (USES #), change of block address, and date of induction. Includes re-inductions. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0754
Letter from Bill Taketa, October 29, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2343)
doc Letter from Bill Taketa, October 29, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2343)
Correspondence from Bill Taketa to unidentified recipient regarding passing army physical exam and impending presidential election. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2449
Address by Lieutenant Ray McDaniels at Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-744)
doc Address by Lieutenant Ray McDaniels at Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-744)
Transcription of address given by Lieutenant Ray McDaniels to incarcerees at Heart Mountain incarceration camp regarding the "loyalty questionnaire," loyalty of Japanese Americans, and recruitment for a special combat team. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0746
Sentinel supplement, series 5 (November 9, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1019)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 5 (November 9, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1019)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes an announcement encouraging Nisei incarcerees to enroll in the Army Language School. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1021
Letter from Bill Taketa to James, November 15, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2539)
doc Letter from Bill Taketa to James, November 15, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2539)
Correspondence from Bill Taketa to James regarding draftees from the camp going into the army, weather, and F.D.R. re-election. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2646
Appeal to Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-55-754)
doc Appeal to Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-55-754)
Statement regarding recruitment of Nisei linguists for the Military Intelligence Language School at Camp Savage, Minnesota. Provides a background on the school and appeal to prospective students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0756
List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-748)
doc List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-748)
List of Japanese American male incarcerees in Heart Mountain incarceration camp who were inducted into the army. Indicates name, identification number (USES #), change of block address, and date of induction. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0750
Letter from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell, October 3, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2550)
doc Letter from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell, October 3, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2550)
Correspondence from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell regarding school and Kenneth's request for green olives. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2657
Reasons I didn't report for the physical examination and pre-induction (ddr-csujad-55-2471)
doc Reasons I didn't report for the physical examination and pre-induction (ddr-csujad-55-2471)
Statement by Noboru Taguma regarding his reasons for not reporting for the physical examination and pre-induction including denial of civil rights, "evacuation," segregation in the armed forces, and classification as enemy aliens. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2577
List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-747)
doc List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-747)
List of Japanese American male incarcerees in Heart Mountain incarceration camp who were inducted into the army. Indicates name, identification number (USES #), change of block address, and date of induction. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0749
Sentinel supplement, series 98 (July 13, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1076)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 98 (July 13, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1076)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on the arrival of Camp Savage recruiters, a pre-announcement on the WRA segregation program, water conservation, sports briefs, meeting notices, and Buddhist services. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from Leo Uchida to Mr. James Waegell, July 10, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2334)
doc Letter from Leo Uchida to Mr. James Waegell, July 10, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2334)
Correspondence from Leo Uchida to James Waegell regarding the draft process for Japanese American incarcerees during World War II, discrimination against Japanese Americans, and life at Manzanar incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2440
List from R.H. Embree to Block Manager, Heart Mountain, January 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-751)
doc List from R.H. Embree to Block Manager, Heart Mountain, January 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-751)
List of Japanese American male incarcerees in Heart Mountain incarceration camp who were inducted into the army. Indicates name, identification number (USES #), change of block address, and date of induction. Includes re-inductions. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0753
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