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Telegram from Lt. George Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-131)
doc Telegram from Lt. George Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-131)
Telegram inquiring if Ai Chi Sai is available for translation and research work in New York .
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-99)
Kerr is shocked at Tsai' status as "enemy" alien; offers to write to Taylor, Deputy Director for the Far East. Recommends Tsai write to Robert Cashman for a letter explaining the situation.
Group Photo with Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-398)
img Group Photo with Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-398)
ACS with his daughter and George Kerr, his commanding supervisor when he worked at the Navy in 1944 (Photo circa Spring 1946)
Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-134)
doc Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-134)
Offer of position in Navy-Columbia University project as a research analyst and instructor. Mostly translation and research. Research Unit 2.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to George
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to George "Jack" H. Kerr (ddr-densho-446-200)
Handwritten draft to Jack who is now in Formosa written shortly after Ai Chih Tsai returned from Tokyo. Tsai is at Pentagon. Khe-Beng was commissioned at 2nd Lt. and is in US. They are both eager to return to Formosa.
Telegram from Lt. George Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-136)
doc Telegram from Lt. George Kerr to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-136)
Telegram inviting Tsai to come to New York at earliest convenience. Handwritten note on reverse.
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-158)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. Kerr offers strong support for Tsai's character, ability, and assistance to US war effort.
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-114)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. Kerr offers strong support for Tsai's character, ability, and assistance to US war effort.
Letter from Lt. George Kerr to whom it may concern (ddr-densho-446-142)
doc Letter from Lt. George Kerr to whom it may concern (ddr-densho-446-142)
Letter recommending Ai Chih Tsai for another position. Tsai has been working for Kerr since April 29, 1944. Translation Unit.
Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Selective Service Board 88 (ddr-densho-446-138)
doc Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Selective Service Board 88 (ddr-densho-446-138)
Certifying that Tsai has been employed by the Naval School for Military Government and Administration for full-time work as of May 1, 1944. Details of Tsai's unique language abilities and source of information. Work is confidential.
Letter from Robert Cashman to Lt. George Kerr (ddr-densho-446-135)
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Lt. George Kerr (ddr-densho-446-135)
Tsai has received forms, accepts salary, and is ready to go to NYC.
Letter from Robert Cashman to Lt. George Kerr (ddr-densho-446-137)
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Lt. George Kerr (ddr-densho-446-137)
Tsai will leave Chicago on the Pennsylvania General and arrive in NYC at 9:30 am on April 28.
Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-139)
doc Letter from Lt. George Kerr to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-139)
Support for Ai Chih Tsai's request for passport extension. Describes the great importance of Tsai's work to the Navy. Tsai is employed and student visa may be invalid. How to renew the validity of his passport? Has Chinese certificate #1.
Statement of Release (ddr-densho-446-141)
doc Statement of Release (ddr-densho-446-141)
Tsai has been employed by Columbia University on behalf of U.S. Navy. He will be available for other employment as of September 30, 1944
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Lt. George Kerr (ddr-densho-446-133)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Lt. George Kerr (ddr-densho-446-133)
Ai Chih Tsai thanks Kerr and looks forward to meeting him and working under him.
Letter from Robert Cashman to Lt. George H. Kerr, Department of War, Military Intelligence Service (ddr-densho-446-75)
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Lt. George H. Kerr, Department of War, Military Intelligence Service (ddr-densho-446-75)
Response to Lt. Kerr's letter: Cashman had previously counseled Tsai to maintain his Japanese citizenship; Cashman recommends Tsai's character and recommends him for service. Also includes discussion of Professor Minoru Tabuchi.
Letter from Ai Jin Tsai to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-312)
doc Letter from Ai Jin Tsai to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-312)
Family is safe. Tsai family moved to country Mar-Aug 1945. Ai-gi's clinic slightly damaged. Ai-Le in Hong Kong safe but was captured by Japanese; later released. Ai-jin learned about Ai Chih Tsai's life from G. Kerr. Ai-jin wants to start a business and wants Ai Chih to find a contact in America for Ai-jin to be …
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Commander Dowie (ddr-densho-446-167)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Commander Dowie (ddr-densho-446-167)
Draft of letter to commander in Formosa. Tsai just returned from Japan and thanks Dowie for good news of his family in Taiwan. Tsai is working for War Department in D.C.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Ai-le (ddr-densho-446-166)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Ai-le (ddr-densho-446-166)
Draft of letter to Ai Chih Tsai's elder brother. Ai Chih Tsai just returned from Japan and is now working for War Dept. in D.C. Intends to return to Taiwan and establish mission work, but must wait until U.S. Government's position on Taiwan is clear. Ai Chih Tsai is contacting mission boards.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Glenn W. Shaw, Navy Language School (ddr-densho-446-140)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Glenn W. Shaw, Navy Language School (ddr-densho-446-140)
Tsai is unable to accept position since he is working for a Navy-Columbia University project.
Letter from Ryo Tsai to Elder Brother-in-Law (ddr-densho-446-321)
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Elder Brother-in-Law (ddr-densho-446-321)
Warm greetings until we meet. Ai Chih Tsai and Ryo (Morikawa) Tsai met with Commander Dowie, Lt. Kerr, and J. Dickson of Canadian Mission Board in D.C.. Dickson is very enthusiastic about Ai Chih Tsai's plans. Ryo asked that printed literature with details of the plan (buildings, cost, location, mission, current board members, etc. ) would …
Keynote Talk: Rev. Ai Chih Tsai Biography and Legacy (ddr-densho-446-353)
doc Keynote Talk: Rev. Ai Chih Tsai Biography and Legacy (ddr-densho-446-353)
Notes for Taiwanese American Historical Society Keynote Talk on May 17, 2017
Rev. Ai Chih Tsai Biography and Legacy (ddr-densho-446-352)
doc Rev. Ai Chih Tsai Biography and Legacy (ddr-densho-446-352)
Powerpoint for Taiwanese-American Historical Society Exhibit presented on May 17, 2017
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