Enlisting and recruiting

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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
Letter from Bill Taketa to James Waegell, August 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2540)
doc Letter from Bill Taketa to James Waegell, August 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2540)
Correspondence from Bill Taketa to James Waegell regarding 100 degree weather, draft, and college plans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2647
Reinstitution of selective service (ddr-csujad-55-758)
doc Reinstitution of selective service (ddr-csujad-55-758)
Booklet titled: Reinstitution of selective service: summary of the policies of the selective service system, War Department, and W. R. A. which affect Nisei. Contents include: Americanism is a matter of the mind and heart; Statement of principles; Selective service training and service act of 1940 as amended; Selective service policy; Induction of United States citizens …
List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-749)
doc List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-749)
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_0751
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, February 6, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-415)
doc Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, February 6, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-415)
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting. Includes comments from Ray McDaniels of the War Department, joint meeting with Block Managers, and discussion on special combat unit, injustices of incarceration, and indefinite leave. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0417
List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-746)
doc List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-746)
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_0748
Application for voluntary induction, DSS form 165 (ddr-csujad-55-755)
doc Application for voluntary induction, DSS form 165 (ddr-csujad-55-755)
Application form for voluntary induction into the United States land or naval forces. DSS Form 165. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0757
Nisei in uniform (ddr-csujad-55-329)
doc Nisei in uniform (ddr-csujad-55-329)
Pamphlet covering Nisei serving in the armed forces during World War II. Includes photographs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0331
Letter from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell, August 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2541)
doc Letter from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell, August 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2541)
Correspondence from Kenneth Hori to George Waegell regarding box of candies, Florin fire, turning 18 years old and being called into the Army. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2648
List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-750)
doc List of Japanese American males in Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-750)
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_0752
Sentinel supplement, series 57 (April 15, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1046)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 57 (April 15, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1046)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on recruitment of incarcerated Nisei into armed forces, a ban on kite flying, employment, and Judo school. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1048
Questions and answers (ddr-csujad-55-745)
doc Questions and answers (ddr-csujad-55-745)
Question and answer document regarding military service for Japanese Americans. Questions cover topics including enlistment, training, induction segregation, discrimination, family members, and restrictions. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0747
Second Year at Gila (ddr-densho-469-9)
doc Second Year at Gila (ddr-densho-469-9)
A summary of the second year spent by camp inmates at the Gila River Relocation Center. Topics on the second year of the camp include the camp's administration, involvement in the war, predominant religions, schools, agriculture, recreation, and population, ending with a timeline of events.
From Internment to Going Off to War, 1942-1943 (ddr-densho-496-5)
doc From Internment to Going Off to War, 1942-1943 (ddr-densho-496-5)
Written account from Kazuyoshi Kawata about his experience in Minidoka and enlisting in the War
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