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CSU Sacramento Japanese American Archival Collection

CSU Japanese American History Digitization Project
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The Japanese American Archival Collection documents the people, places, and daily life of Japanese Americans, primarily those who lived in the once thriving community of pre-war Florin in the Sacramento region, as well as the conditions in American incarceration camps during World War II. The approximately 7,000 original items include personal and official letters, photographs, diaries, arts and crafts, newsletters, textiles, camps artifacts, yearbooks and other publications.

circa 1880-2003

circa 1910-1955

180 linear feet

California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Courtesy of California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

2722 Objects

Letter from Beryl Henry, Curriculum Advisor, Denson High School, to To Whom it May Concern, November 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1)
doc Letter from Beryl Henry, Curriculum Advisor, Denson High School, to To Whom it May Concern, November 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1)
Letter of farewell and commendation for Mary Tsukamoto for her outstanding work, loyalty, and dependability in the Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00002
Letter from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. McWilliams, October 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2)
doc Letter from Mary Tsukamoto to Mr. McWilliams, October 18, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2)
Mary writes about the hardships of her first year in Jerome incarceration center, the loyalty questionnaire, regrets by those who chose to repatriate to Japan, and the kindess of the everyday people she met on a tour of Indiana. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00003
Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Al Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-3)
doc Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Al Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-3)
Termination of Alfred Tsukamoto's job in the Community Services Section of "Jerome Relocation Center." Payroll title was "Recreation Activities" and rate of pay was $19.00. Form WRA-114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00004
Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Mary T. Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-4)
doc Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Mary T. Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-4)
Termination of Mary Tsukamoto's job in the Community Services Section of "Jerome Relocation Center." Payroll title was Girls' Activities and rate of pay was $16.00. Form WRA-114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00005
Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-5)
doc Termination notice, Form WRA-114, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-5)
Termination of Mary Tsukamoto's job in the Community Services Section of "Jerome Relocation Center." Payroll title was USO and YWCA Field Worker and rate of pay was $16.00. Form WRA-114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00006
Notice of assignment, WRA-21, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-6)
doc Notice of assignment, WRA-21, Mary Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-6)
May Tsukamoto's assignment to the Community Management--Activities Section of "Jerome Relocation Center" as a USO YWCA-Field Worker at a $16.00 rate of pay. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00007
Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Alfred Iwao Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-7)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Alfred Iwao Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-7)
Certification that Alfred Tsukamoto was authorized to indefinitely leave the Jerome incarceration camp for Kalamazoo, Michigan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00008
Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Mary Tsuruko Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-8)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Mary Tsuruko Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-8)
Certification that Mary Tsukamoto was authorized to indefinitely leave the Jerome incarceration camp for Kalamazoo, Michigan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00009
Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137,  Marielle Bliss Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-9)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave, WRA-137, Marielle Bliss Tsukamoto (ddr-csujad-55-9)
Certification that Marielle Tsukamoto was authorized to indefinitely leave the Jerome Relocation Center for Kalamazoo, Michigan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00010
Travel memorandum (ddr-csujad-55-10)
doc Travel memorandum (ddr-csujad-55-10)
Authorization for Mary Tsukamoto to travel to Kalamazoo, Michigan for the purpose of industrial relocation. Marielle Tsukamoto is listed on the back of the document as a dependent authorized to travel with Mary. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00011

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