Eastern California Museum Harry Bentley Wells and Shirley Elizabeth Wells Collection ddr-csujad-48

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Term report: what will my future ambition be? (ddr-csujad-48-1)
doc Term report: what will my future ambition be? (ddr-csujad-48-1)
Term paper by George Odahara for period V Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. He discusses working in a print shop during middle and high school to become a printer. However, after the war started he changed paths to become a farmer, believing he would never be …
Term paper: my plan for the future (ddr-csujad-48-2)
doc Term paper: my plan for the future (ddr-csujad-48-2)
Term paper by Chiyoko Nakasaki for period VII Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Chiyoko discusses finding an office job after graduation, but she worries about giving the wrong impression or building a bad reputation if she sets out as an independent female. She enjoys listening to …
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 …
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 …
Planning ahead (ddr-csujad-48-5)
doc Planning ahead (ddr-csujad-48-5)
Term paper by Helen Kusuda for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Helen pursued stenography and secretarial work in junior high as she was fascinated by typing. Although fond of typing, Helen switched her major to Cosmology after taking a Home Economics course. She then …
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 …
My future in the post-war America (ddr-csujad-48-7)
doc My future in the post-war America (ddr-csujad-48-7)
Term paper by Jogi Yamaguchi for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Jogi first discusses the choice he had to face in staying in America or leaving for Japan. He knows life in the US will be difficult and doesn't think he will ever see …
Looking ahead (ddr-csujad-48-8)
doc Looking ahead (ddr-csujad-48-8)
Term paper by Betty Hashimoto for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Before being sent to Manzanar, Betty had planned to attend Woodbury Business College and then get a job as a receptionist with solid accounting skills. Betty briefly mentions a need for the Nisei …
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 …
My future (ddr-csujad-48-10)
doc My future (ddr-csujad-48-10)
Term Paper by Hitoshi Yasuda for period 5 Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Hitoshi opens by discussing the uncertainty he faces in his future, and the characteristics necessary to be successful. Before the war, he had hoped to go to college and get technical training in …
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. …
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. …
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 …
Future (ddr-csujad-48-14)
doc Future (ddr-csujad-48-14)
Term paper by Yoshio Kusayanagi for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Yoshio presents a very idealistic view of the needs for good individuals to overcome evil and injustice in the world. He highlights the need for everyone to do their part to win the war, by …
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 (ddr-csujad-48-16)
doc My future (ddr-csujad-48-16)
Term paper by Shig Katayama for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Shig's greatest wish is to live in a democratic world and be a success in his chosen career. He has intended to attend the college of Pharmacy at UC Berkley and run a small drug …
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 …
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 …
My plans for my future (ddr-csujad-48-19)
doc My plans for my future (ddr-csujad-48-19)
Term Paper by Haruye Imahori for period VII Social Problems course, taught by Harry Bentley Wells at Manzanar High School. Haruye would like to be a bookkeeper eventually. She recounts the satisfaction in seeing results during her classes. However, war and subsequent forced evacuation create uncertainty for her. She tells that her parents believe the best …
Memory of evacuation (ddr-csujad-48-20)
doc Memory of evacuation (ddr-csujad-48-20)
Assignment by Henry Haruda for period VIII World Geography and History class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Henry recounts needing to leave his dog Scrappy behind when his family left Los Angeles. He tells a story of Scrappy stealing bacon from the grocery store and getting into the neighbor's …
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 …
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …

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