Hamanaka Family Collection ddr-densho-280
doc War Relocation Authority's section winners list (ddr-densho-280-2)
This is a list of Block Winners within an internment camp created by the War Relocation Authority.
doc Offer of Employment form (ddr-densho-280-4)
This form documents the employment of six workers from the FSA (Farm Security Administration) farm workers' camp at a sugar beet farm in Twin Falls, Idaho. On the back side of these forms there are assorted drawings and calculations.
doc Minidoka Coop Theater play list (ddr-densho-280-5)
Handwritten list of theatrical productions, including composers.
doc Personnel Directory: Minidoka Project (ddr-densho-280-7)
Typed and revised outline of Minidoka Project staff.
doc Induction, Records, & Statistics (ddr-densho-280-9)
This document outlines the services and functions of the "Induction, Records, and Statistics" department.
doc An Address by Sergeant Ben Kuroki, U.S. Army Air Force (ddr-densho-280-10)
This transcription of Sergeant Kuroki's speech details his experience as a Japanese-American in the Air Force and articulates his desire for an end to prejudice within the military.
doc Petition for citizenship rights for Japanese American draftees (ddr-densho-280-12)
List of demands by Japanese Americans upon being drafted for World War II on front, play notes on back.
doc Hunt Hi School Commencement Program (ddr-densho-280-14)
This commencement program contains the names of all graduates of Hunt Hi's class of 1944, including the honors they received.
img Century 21 Exposition Development Plan (ddr-densho-280-15)
Development Plan map of the Century 21 Exposition at the Seattle World's Fair.
doc Seattle World's Fair Fact Sheet (ddr-densho-280-16)
Fact sheet to prepare guests for the Seattle World's Fair. Includes fair accommodations, services, and prices.
doc JACL 17th Biennial National Convention invitation (ddr-densho-280-17)
Letter of invitation for Japanese American Citizens League members to attend their 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington.
doc A message from the JACL publicity chairman (ddr-densho-280-18)
Press release announcing the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Includes brief history of the organization and events planned for the convention.
doc Dillon Myer, Wartime Relocation Director, to address national JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-19)
Press release announcing Dillon Myer's address at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. It recognizes Myer as a "champion of human rights and decency" and outlines his post-war employment.
doc Political Affairs State Department Official to Address National JACL Banquet (ddr-densho-280-20)
Press release announcing the sudden change of speakers at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Alexis Johnson, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs replaced Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs W. Averell Harriman.
doc JACL Convention Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-22)
Program for the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention's Convention Banquet.
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
A description of land ownership laws in Washington state and the effects of passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law-- Why Repeal? (ddr-densho-280-24)
A history of the West Coast's land ownership laws from 1864 to 1962. This document argues that the contemporary land ownership laws are outdated and encourages readers to vote in the upcoming election.