Impact of incarceration

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Community analysis report, no. 5, June 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-4)
doc Community analysis report, no. 5, June 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-4)
Titled as: Evacuee resistance to relocation. Presents three "fundamental reasons" for the "relocation program" designed to encourage people to move out of the incarceration centers, then describes the "ideal relocation program," which would see "every one relocated before June 30, 1944." Provides statistics on numbers of people who left centers on indefinite leave in April and …
Tribute to Michi Weglyn by Toshiko Kawamoto, February 21, 1998 (ddr-csujad-24-168)
doc Tribute to Michi Weglyn by Toshiko Kawamoto, February 21, 1998 (ddr-csujad-24-168)
A tribute to Michi Weglyn written by Toshiko Kawamoto in which she talks about her husband Dave Kawamoto who was one of the 63 men at Heart Mountain incarceration camp to refuse induction into the military. According to Toshiko Kawamoto her husband had been taken to the Heart Mountain incarceration camp a few weeks shy of …
Money, apology won't ease pain of Camp Amache (ddr-csujad-56-319)
doc Money, apology won't ease pain of Camp Amache (ddr-csujad-56-319)
Gaye Lebaron's article titled: Money, apology won't ease pain of Camp Amache. Published in "The press Democrat" on Sunday May 1, 1988. The original image is housed with the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and was borrowed for digitization courtesy of the JACL. This image belongs to a group of images related to the …
My future (ddr-csujad-48-4)
doc My future (ddr-csujad-48-4)
Term paper by Alice Muraoka for period VII Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Alice describes her desire to become a secretary and to work in an office. She was able to finish typing and shorthand coursework but the evacuation (as she calls it) cut short the …
Term paper: poultry raising (ddr-csujad-48-63)
doc Term paper: poultry raising (ddr-csujad-48-63)
Term Paper by Masao Hayashida for period III Senior Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Masao discusses the in detail the steps necessary to be a good poultry farmer. He discusses the types of chickens, the required habitat and living conditions as well as necessary steps to profit …
Social problems (ddr-csujad-48-22)
doc Social problems (ddr-csujad-48-22)
Assignment by George Odahara for period V Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. George discusses the problem Japanese Americans in the incarceration camps face. He believes everyone should focus on the future and getting jobs after the war is over. In his opinion farming is going to …
Assignment (ddr-csujad-48-25)
doc Assignment (ddr-csujad-48-25)
Assignment by Tetsuro Yamaguchi (most of name missing due to torn upper right corner, full name determined via class roster) for L10 History class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Tetsuro recounts a memory from the summer when his brother went to help his sister with a broken radio and …
Greek civilization (ddr-csujad-48-39)
doc Greek civilization (ddr-csujad-48-39)
Term paper by Toshiko Kubata for period VIII B10 History class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Toshiko describes Greek civilization in depth for the assigned final project. Section headings include: Greek Civilization, Facts to Remember, Greek Alphabet, and Greek Columns. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Manzanar and its purpose (ddr-csujad-48-27)
doc Manzanar and its purpose (ddr-csujad-48-27)
Assignment by Mary Honda for period II History class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Mary describes the reason for being at Manzanar and the need to do everything possible to make Manzanar as home-like as possible. Safety and avoiding further unhappiness from the thoughts of war are the reasons …
Report on self analysis and inventory by high school students regarding the effects of the Colorado River Relocation Center residence, Poston, Arizona (1942-1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1833)
doc Report on self analysis and inventory by high school students regarding the effects of the Colorado River Relocation Center residence, Poston, Arizona (1942-1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1833)
Report on a self-analysis and inventory completed by high school students at Poston incarceration camp covering the impacts of incarceration and students perceptions towards "relocation." Sections include, introduction, purpose, methodology, Part I: Culture, Part II: Attitudes, Part III: Personality, Part IV: Achievements, interpretations, and conclusions. See also sac_jaac_1837 and sac_jaac_1838 for questionnaire and instructions. See this …
Economic loss survey of Pacific Coast evacuees (ddr-csujad-55-176)
doc Economic loss survey of Pacific Coast evacuees (ddr-csujad-55-176)
Survey form on economic loss of incarcerees, completed by George A. Nakano. Includes personal data, estimated losses, accounts, fees, and household losses due to relocation and incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0178
Frank F. Nakamura (ddr-csujad-55-2384)
doc Frank F. Nakamura (ddr-csujad-55-2384)
Narrative essay describing Frank F. Nakamura's experience as an individual of Japanese ancestry living in California during the events of World War II. Nakamura describes his role as the Sutter-Yuba president of the Japanese American Citizens League, the evacuation orders and their impact on the community, Nakamura's experience at Tule Lake and Granada incarceration camps, relocation …
Self analysis and inventory by high school students regarding the affects of the Colorado River Relocation Center residence, Poston Arizona (1942-1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1835)
doc Self analysis and inventory by high school students regarding the affects of the Colorado River Relocation Center residence, Poston Arizona (1942-1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1835)
Questionnaire form for a self-analysis and inventory to be completed by high school students at Poston incarceration camp. Questions cover the impacts of incarceration and students perceptions towards "relocation." Sections include, Part I covering culture, Part II covering attitudes, Part III covering personality, and Part IV covering achievements. See also sac_jaac_1836 and sac_jaac_1837 for report and …
Our 110,000 new boarders (ddr-csujad-55-180)
doc Our 110,000 new boarders (ddr-csujad-55-180)
Opinion article by J.P. McEvoy on the Japanese incarceration during World War II. Includes the author's perspective on implications of the incarceration for American taxpayers and armed forces, history of Japanese labor in the United States, and opinion on the incarceration. Condensed from the Baltimore Sunday Sun. A version of this article also appeared in Reader's …
Manual of directions, self-analysis and inventory for high school students at the Colorado River Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-1834)
doc Manual of directions, self-analysis and inventory for high school students at the Colorado River Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-1834)
Instructions for administering the Self-Analysis and Inventory to high school students at Poston incarceration camp. See also sac_jaac_1836 and sac_jaac_1838 for report and questionnaire. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1837
Death Valley - Its Impounded Americans: The Contributions by Americans of Japanese Ancestry During World War II (ddr-densho-402-39)
doc Death Valley - Its Impounded Americans: The Contributions by Americans of Japanese Ancestry During World War II (ddr-densho-402-39)
Keepsake Number 27. Published for the 38th Annual Death Valley '49ers Encampment; November 5-8, 1987; Death Valley, California.
Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
doc Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
Comparison of Tule Lake incarceree population statistics collected by the Division of Housing and Employment to the 1940 US Census statistics of Japanese Americans from California, Oregon and Washington. Examines how expelled communities disbursed at Tule Lake via housing records, age and gender distribution, religious affiliation, and the number of births at Tule Lake up to …
Structural report, disorganization and reorganization, IV: social reorganization in Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-26-21)
doc Structural report, disorganization and reorganization, IV: social reorganization in Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-26-21)
Manuscript evaluating potential behavior patterns and social organization among incarcerees at Tule Lake including leadership roles, planning boards, efforts to curb juvenile delinquency and "Nisei apathy." Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_02_28_001
Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-43)
doc Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-43)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including family interactions, memories, homesickness, friendships, social interactions, school, self-reflection, juvenile delinquency, peer behaviors, death, religion, opinions, and worldviews. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class assignment and collected for …
Messhalls in Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-26-23)
doc Messhalls in Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-26-23)
Report describing the mess halls of Tule Lake including: administrative organization, operations, personnel, duties, conflicts, wages, food procurement and distribution, food preparation, schedules, sample menus, dietary accommodations, food rationing and shortages, seating capacity, seating arrangements and systems, utensils, and incarceree attendance. The report analyzes workers and incarceree behaviors, status, mental faculties, disposition, religion, age, and gender. …
Chapter 8, 9, 10 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-35)
doc Chapter 8, 9, 10 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-35)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including movies, dances, dissatisfaction with recreation, family dynamics, desire to leave camp, cultural and generational differences, and weather. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class assignment and collected for the …
Recreation: dances (ddr-csujad-26-22)
doc Recreation: dances (ddr-csujad-26-22)
Report includes case-studies of dances, chronicles specific situations and observations of social interactions between men, women, and between incarcerees from California and the Northwest. Subject headings include: "significance of dances, group characteristics, group ways, sectionalism, the battle against stags, and block 25 dance." Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study …
Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
doc Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
Outline for an academic social science study, the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS), led by the University of California of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Outline highlights area of administrative, social, political and personal areas to be studied by a team of researchers encamped with incarcerees. See this object in …
Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-37)
doc Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-37)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including classes, class discussions, grades, exams, homework and studying, school activities, graduation, social events, carnival fundraiser for yearbook, and complaints about school conditions. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class …
Tule Lake monograph (ddr-csujad-26-1)
doc Tule Lake monograph (ddr-csujad-26-1)
Unpublished manuscript includes a collection of diary entries, letters, and essays written by school students incarcerated at the Tule Lake camp and collected through the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). The writings include first-person descriptions of travel to the Tule Lake camp, adapting to camp, limitations of camp, day-to-day camp life, family life, community …
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