Prichett Family Collection


Photographs, correspondence, and documents including forms, Cecil F. Prichett's resume, and education and family programs at the Manzanar camp from the Prichett family's time employed at Manzanar. Books include "Death Valley - Its Impounded Americans" by Ralph P. "Pete" Merritt, Jr.; "English Japanese Conversation Dictionary" by Arthur Rose-Innes; "Born Free and Equal" by Ansel Adams; and the 1945 Manzanar high school yearbook "Valedictorian.




Courtesy of the Prichett Family Collection, Densho

41 Objects

Family Counseling Program (ddr-densho-402-1)
doc Family Counseling Program (ddr-densho-402-1)
Typewritten report concerning Family Counseling Program at Manzanar written by Cecil Prichett and includes sample reports and forms. Contents include Background, Development of Program, Staff Organization and Training, Interviewing Program Plan, Outline and Scope of Interviews, Analysis of Findings, Benefits Accomplished, Conclusions, and Illustrative Materials.
Soldiers Dependency Allowances (ddr-densho-402-2)
doc Soldiers Dependency Allowances (ddr-densho-402-2)
Document that contains information about Japanese American soldier's dependency allowances. Contents include Welfare Section's Responsibility; History of Class B Army Allowances to Center Residents; Problems Reflecting Unique Character of the Community; Relationship to Center Red Cross Unit; Other Services to Soldiers' Dependents; Extent of Army Dependency at the Center; and Conclusions.
Letter to Buddy T. Takata (ddr-densho-402-3)
doc Letter to Buddy T. Takata (ddr-densho-402-3)
Correspondence from Marie R. Prichett to Buddy T. Tanaka, Director of Administration at the Japanese American National Museum. She references a report of activities of the Welfare Department that her husband Cecil F. Prichett wrote while working in the Welfare Department in Manzanar from July 1994 until the project closed. She also mentions a professor from …
Advice of Personnel Action (ddr-densho-402-4)
doc Advice of Personnel Action (ddr-densho-402-4)
This document is about Marie A. Prichett's appointment as secondary school teacher at Manzanar in 1944.
Pre-School Education Report (ddr-densho-402-5)
doc Pre-School Education Report (ddr-densho-402-5)
This report on preschool education in Manzanar documents and appraises the nursery-kindergarten program. Contents include Preface; Introduction; Pre-School Staff; Organization of the Pre-School Program; The School Plant; A Day in the Pre-School; the Health Program in the Pre-Schools; Training of Pre-School Teachers; Parent Relationship Program; and the Pre-Schools in the Community.
Pre-School Education in Manzanar Report (ddr-densho-402-6)
doc Pre-School Education in Manzanar Report (ddr-densho-402-6)
Description of preschool education in Manzanar including school housing, schedule, routine, parent organizations, teachers, and advantages.
Summary of Experience and Education of Cecil F. Prichett (ddr-densho-402-7)
doc Summary of Experience and Education of Cecil F. Prichett (ddr-densho-402-7)
Resume of Cecil F. Prichett that includes education, employment, and membership.
Letter to Family (ddr-densho-402-8)
doc Letter to Family (ddr-densho-402-8)
Letter discusses progress of restoration project of Manzanar.
Woman in front of cactus (ddr-densho-402-10)
img Woman in front of cactus (ddr-densho-402-10)
On the back reads, "Manzanar, Early 1945, a pregnant pause."

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