The Kazuichi Takanishi Collection is comprised of government documents the family gained through the Freedom of Information Act. The documents detail Takanishi's arrest after Pearl Harbor, his interragation, internment, parole to Chicago, Illinois, and return to Hawaii after the war ended.
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two letters; two government files
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doc Transcript of internment hearing (ddr-densho-314-1)
Besides the transcript of the internment hearing, this document also includes Kasuichi Takanishi's warrant of arrest.
doc List of Justice Department internment camp papers (ddr-densho-314-3)
This set of Justice Department papers include documents spanning from 1942-1945. The papers include a family welfare report of the Takanishis from the Red Cross, a petition for parole from internment and return to Hawaii, a letter concerning unblocking interned Japanese bank accounts, a CGRB review, and Kazuichi Takanishi's recommendation for return to Hawaii.
doc Parole memorandum (ddr-densho-314-5)
This memorandum gives the date that Kazuichi Takanishi was paroled from the Santa Fe Justice Department internment camp. It also states that his address is unknown since a sponsor was not identified for Takanishi before he left camp. He was paroled to Chicago, Illinois.
doc Issei parole review (ddr-densho-314-7)
The memorandum states that Kazuichi Takanishi was placed in Group II after a CGRB review which allowed him to return to Hawaii from the mainland. The back of the document has a note from The National Archives stating that this document came from Record Group No. 338. The handwritten portion states "Military Government of Hawaii Internment …
doc Parole order (ddr-densho-314-8)
On the back of the document, there is a stamp from The National Archives stating that this document came from Record Group No. 210.