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Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-100)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-100)
Excerpt: "I don't know what to say because I still can't get over the big shock which was occurred in the afternoon hours." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-114)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-114)
Excerpt: "Writing to you at this time because mom & pop are sending you (Joe) twenty five dollars for a congratulations on your graduation." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-62)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-62)
Excerpt: "Yesterday we received your letter and was very happy to hear that you are getting along well and the job is okay." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from a friend (ddr-densho-153-54)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from a friend (ddr-densho-153-54)
Excerpt: "Everyone here O.K. Weather is fine and we are getting all we can eat so we have a lot to be thankful for." Sent from Van Nuys, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-168)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-168)
Nisei female. Born 1913 in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle before moving to Chicago, Illinois, for three years to study music. Taught music in Japan for four years before returning to Seattle. After the outbreak of World War II, removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband for …
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-47)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-47)
Excerpt: "We've been receiving yours letters steady and as you mentioned in your last letter, we will send you more letters and much steadier." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-64)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-64)
Excerpt: "This Thurs. & Fri. we did not hear from you but when the mailman comes I think there will be a letter from you." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Kazuichi Takanishi Collection (ddr-densho-314)
Collection Kazuichi Takanishi Collection (ddr-densho-314)
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.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-72)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-72)
Excerpt: "As I went to the block office this morning, I was wondering what had happened to you because you didn't write for 1 week." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter from Firman H. Brown, Deputy Project Director, to G. Raymond Booth, Relocation Officer, July 17, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-95)
doc Letter from Firman H. Brown, Deputy Project Director, to G. Raymond Booth, Relocation Officer, July 17, 1944 (ddr-csujad-42-95)
A reference letter regarding Fumio Fred Takano, who is leaving the Gila River incarceration camp for Chicago, Illinois. It is written by Firman H. Brown, Deputy Project Director to G. Raymond Booth, Relocation Officer in Chicago, Illinois and also addresses Fumio's answers to the "loyalty questionnaire" questions 27 and 28. See this object in the California …
Keith One Interview (ddr-chi-1-10)
vh Keith One Interview (ddr-chi-1-10)
Sansei male. Born 1953 in Chicago, Illinois. Parents' families lived in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, they were sent to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Both parents resettled in Chicago after the war, where they met and Keith was born.
Postcard from Mary to Ruth Monroe, August 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2021)
doc Postcard from Mary to Ruth Monroe, August 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2021)
Postcard from Mary to Ruth Monroe in the Poston incarceration camp depicting the Chicago stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Includes a brief greeting from Mary. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2124
WRA Citizen's Indefinite Leave card (ddr-densho-383-474)
doc WRA Citizen's Indefinite Leave card (ddr-densho-383-474)
Issued to George Tsuneyoshi Tokuda at Minidoka, May 13, 1943. Destination listed as Chicago, Illinois. Card back has fingerprint and restriction that holder is not permitted to enter the prohibited area of the Western Defense Command.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-163)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-163)
Excerpt: "It sure has been hot lately and I looked at the thermometer in the Odahara's place and it was 102 degrees and that was pretty hot." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from a friend (ddr-densho-153-86)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from a friend (ddr-densho-153-86)
Excerpt: "I should have written you before this but every time I would think about it some thing would come up so I didn't get at it." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-57)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-57)
Excerpt: "Sorry I haven't written in such a long time, but since I am involved in school politics along with 5 solids, it keeps me pretty well occupied." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Matsue Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1001-9)
vh Matsue Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1001-9)
Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. Left camp to work and attend school in Chicago, Illinois, before eventually returning with family to Bainbridge Island.
Peggie Nishimura Bain Interview (ddr-densho-1000-170)
vh Peggie Nishimura Bain Interview (ddr-densho-1000-170)
Nisei female. Born March 31, 1909, in Vashon Island, Washington. Raised in Vashon Island and Des Moines, Washington, before being removed with her two children to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California. Later transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and Minidoka, Idaho, before resettling in Chicago, Illinois. Lived and worked in Chicago before eventually returning to …
Wesley K. Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-166)
vh Wesley K. Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-166)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born May 20, 1935, in Tacoma, Washington. Spent early childhood in Kent, Washington, and was removed with family to the Pinedale Assembly Center at age seven. Family was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and then moved to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled and attended grade school and high school in Chicago, …
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-152)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-152)
Nisei female. Born May 30, 1933, in Hood River, Oregon. Raised in the Hood River valley on family farm. After December 7, 1941, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and then to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1943, moved with family to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, before leaving camp for Chicago, Illinois, …
WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 1 to March 15, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-981)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 1 to March 15, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-981)
Report on job vacancies for "resettlers" in the Chicago area. Includes summary of jobs and housing and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0983
WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 1 to April 15, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-833)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 1 to April 15, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-833)
Report on job vacancies and opportunities for "resettlers" in Chicago, Illinois. Includes summary of jobs, housing, and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0835
WRA digest of current job offers for period of Jan. 11 to Feb. 1, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-813)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of Jan. 11 to Feb. 1, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-813)
Report on job vacancies for "resettlers" in the Chicago area. Includes summary of jobs and housing and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0815
WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 16 to March 31, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-989)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 16 to March 31, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-989)
List of current job vacancies for "resettlers" in the Chicago area including job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0991
WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 16 to April 30, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-839)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 16 to April 30, 1944, Chicago, Illinois (ddr-csujad-55-839)
Report on job vacancies and opportunities for "resettlers" in Chicago, Illinois. Includes summary of jobs, housing, and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0841
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