Impact of incarceration

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Impact of incarceration (337)

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337 items
Sociology essay (ddr-csujad-55-1922)
doc Sociology essay (ddr-csujad-55-1922)
Sociology essay by Tommy Kiyama for a class assignment at Tri-State High School at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Covers population size as it relates to social life and problems at Tule Lake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1925
Letter to Mamie, November 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-130)
doc Letter to Mamie, November 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-130)
Correspondence to Mamie describing events that occurred at Tule Lake incarceration camp on November 1, 1943. Correspondent describes the labor strike, a visit from Dillon S. Myer, director of the War Relocation Authority, a crowd of Japanese gathering at the camp administration building, the army's response, and the beating of Dr. Pedicord. See this object in …
Community analysis note, no. 2 (February 29, 1944): Engagement and marriage customs in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-55-334)
doc Community analysis note, no. 2 (February 29, 1944): Engagement and marriage customs in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-55-334)
Report on Japanese engagement and marriage customs before and during incarceration. Includes a description of marriage traditions and complications during incarceration. Community Analysis Notes No. 2. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0336
Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, to Rohwer Community Council, November 30, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-787)
doc Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, to Rohwer Community Council, November 30, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-787)
Correspondence from Dillon S. Myer to the Rohwer Community Council regarding "relocation problems." Includes responses by Myer on the following topics, WRA's understanding of "evacuees" and their feelings about "relocation," welfare and safety after "resettlement," and provisions for group relocation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0789
Heart Mountain Wyoming reports (ddr-csujad-55-267)
doc Heart Mountain Wyoming reports (ddr-csujad-55-267)
Collection of essays by incarcerees regarding attitudes towards incarceration. Includes Japanese characters on cover. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0269
Effects of evacuation on Japanese-American youth (ddr-csujad-55-1713)
doc Effects of evacuation on Japanese-American youth (ddr-csujad-55-1713)
Article reporting on a study of the effects of evacuation on Japanese-American youth at Poston incarceration camp. "Reprint from the School Review." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1715
Teacher and the war relocation project (ddr-csujad-48-125)
doc Teacher and the war relocation project (ddr-csujad-48-125)
Title as: The Teacher and the War Relocation Project. This memorandum includes a broad overview of the reasoning behind the creation of the combat zone, Executive Order 9066, and Executive Order 9102 as well as the selection of "relocation areas," the kinds of jobs held by Japanese-Americans and the administration of the "relocation areas." It outlines …
Term paper (ddr-csujad-48-3)
doc Term paper (ddr-csujad-48-3)
Term paper by Susie Matsuno for period V Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Susie's greatest ambition is to be a social welfare worker. She had personal experience with one when her mother was sick and greatly admired the patience and kindness of someone who would put …
Manzanar (ddr-csujad-48-33)
doc Manzanar (ddr-csujad-48-33)
Assignment by Grace Oshio for period 5 class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Grace describes her first months at Manzanar. Her first impression is an isolated place for prisoners, slowly though camp facilities were completed and improved. She speaks of the need to work with your neighbors to borrow …
School assignment (ddr-csujad-48-21)
doc School assignment (ddr-csujad-48-21)
Assignment by Midori Kunitomi (first name missing due to torn upper right corner, determined via class roster) for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Kunitomi describes the United States as a melting pot of the world, where everyone has a equal chance and racial difference is not …
Essay: you can't have everything (ddr-csujad-48-28)
doc Essay: you can't have everything (ddr-csujad-48-28)
Essay by Yoshio Kusayanagi for Senior Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Yoshio describes the need to try to get the most out of every day, and not waste away your life. He identifies the need to preserve through any hardship and give one's all to win past …
Senior problem: my future (ddr-csujad-48-12)
doc Senior problem: my future (ddr-csujad-48-12)
Term paper by Wataru Okamoto for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Wataru recounts that before the war and forced evacuation he wanted to be a fisherman or grocery store owner. However, once at Manzanar, he decided on becoming a gym instructor in both baseball and basketball. …
Essay (ddr-csujad-48-24)
doc Essay (ddr-csujad-48-24)
Assignment by Ruth Ryoko Saitow (portion of name is missing due to torn upper right corner, full name determined via class roster) for period V Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. The author comments on the need for workers during the war, but all of the Japanese …
Social prob: the future (ddr-csujad-48-18)
doc Social prob: the future (ddr-csujad-48-18)
Term paper by Toshiro Hara for period 5 Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Toshiro discusses his ambition to be a stenographer. With the enforced draft of the armed forces, he believes his best hope is entering and helping to win the war. If Japan wins, he …
Life in Manzanar (ddr-csujad-48-35)
doc Life in Manzanar (ddr-csujad-48-35)
Assignment by Satoru Sakuma for class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Satoru describes his daily routine at Manzanar. He wakes up, attends school, and then heads home to do his home work. However, instead of completing his work, he plays marbles and basketball with some of his friends. He …
Nisei's future (ddr-csujad-48-23)
doc Nisei's future (ddr-csujad-48-23)
Assignment by Ben (last name missing due to torn upper right corner) for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Ben believes the future of the Nisei is a dark one, because they are being held as prisoners of war even though they are American citizens. …
Planning for my future (ddr-csujad-48-11)
doc Planning for my future (ddr-csujad-48-11)
Term Paper by Mitsuye Furuya for period 7 Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Mitsuye focuses on the importance of school during the first half of her essay and its usefulness in preparing one for the future as a well-rounded individual and training in a chosen field. …
Planning for the future (ddr-csujad-48-9)
doc Planning for the future (ddr-csujad-48-9)
Term paper by Mitsuko Mitsui for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Mitsuko is very aware of the discussions of whether to return to Japan or stay in America and plans for what "girls" should be doing with their lives. Mitsuko wants to remain in America. She …
What will be my future (ddr-csujad-48-6)
doc What will be my future (ddr-csujad-48-6)
Term paper by Lily Fukuhara for period V Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Chapter headings include: After high school- What next?; Possibilities after graduation; What are my goals?; and Will I attend college? Ch. 1: Lily describes an excitement for graduation and a tendency to overplan …
Term paper (ddr-csujad-48-13)
doc Term paper (ddr-csujad-48-13)
Term paper by Grace Yuhashi for period 5 Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Grace has always wanted to become a secretary. She discusses the important qualities necessary to be successful including working well with their employer. She identifies the need to attend business school in order …
Passion (ddr-csujad-48-26)
doc Passion (ddr-csujad-48-26)
Assignment by Kyoko Uyeshima for period 8 class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Kyoko describes how suffering and sickness can only be understood by those who have had a similar experience, and should only be shared with those that understand it. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9026. See this …
Assignment (ddr-csujad-48-29)
doc Assignment (ddr-csujad-48-29)
Assignment by Nancy Yamauchi for World History and Geography class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Nancy describes her arrival at Manzanar on May 29, 1942 and her transition into camp life. She notes that she has made many friends, but that people are becoming lazier as they cannot do …
Niseis problems today (ddr-csujad-48-32)
doc Niseis problems today (ddr-csujad-48-32)
Assignment by Mitsuko Mitsui for class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Mitsuko starts by stating the questions relating to the future, and that the answers are nothing but rumors that don't help to solve any of the problems. The Nisei are said to be a people without a country, …
What my future holds (ddr-csujad-48-15)
doc What my future holds (ddr-csujad-48-15)
Term Paper by Yaye Shimizu for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Yaye begins be discussing the possibility of relocating out of Manzanar, she notes that her father is interned in Louisiana and wants them to stay settled in the camp. However, she wants to …
My future plan (ddr-csujad-48-17)
doc My future plan (ddr-csujad-48-17)
Term Paper by Michiko Mikami for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Michiko focuses on the injustices done to his family and himself in events leading up to and including the mass removal. He mentions that his father was detained by the FBI for several …
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