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Subject: separation of evacuees of doubtful loyalty from loyal evacuees [policy memo by Dillon S. Myer] (ddr-csujad-19-1)
doc Subject: separation of evacuees of doubtful loyalty from loyal evacuees [policy memo by Dillon S. Myer] (ddr-csujad-19-1)
Details the War Relocation Authority's policy to remove to a separate facility "those persons of Japanese ancestry residing in relocation centers who by their acts have indicated that their loyalties lie with Japan during the present hostilities." Along with Policy, headings include Designation of Center for Evacuees of Doubtful Loyalty, referring to Tule Lake; Persons to …
Constitutional principles involved in the relocation program (ddr-csujad-19-67)
doc Constitutional principles involved in the relocation program (ddr-csujad-19-67)
This document is the statement by the Director of the War Relocation Authority regarding the constitutional principles involved in "the relocation program" as the program raises important questions of constitutionality. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-19_02
Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to J. Flores, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-51-2)
doc Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to J. Flores, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-51-2)
Correspondence between Dillon S. Myer, Director of War Relocation Authority, and Long Beach resident J. Flores. In the letter, War Relocation Authority is requesting character verification for Shigetoshi Sugiyama, a Japanese American who listed Flores as a reference when applying to leave the incarceration camp. WRA-140. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Racism and reason: an address to be delivered by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1646)
doc Racism and reason: an address to be delivered by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1646)
Transcription of a speech given by Dillon Myer to an interfaith meeting sponsored by the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play. Speech covers racism against individuals of Japanese ancestry, the 100th Infantry Battalion, Japanese American soldiers, and opinions about the future of individuals of Japanese ancestry in the United States. See this object …
Tenth of a million people: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, before the Des Moines Adult Education Forum, Des Mines, Iowa, Thursday evening, October 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1647)
doc Tenth of a million people: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, before the Des Moines Adult Education Forum, Des Mines, Iowa, Thursday evening, October 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1647)
Transcription of a speech given by Dillon Myer to the Des Moines Adult Education Forum regarding the history and activities of the "relocation program," the displacement of Japanese Americans, attitude of the American public towards individuals of Japanese ancestry, the 100th Infantry Battalion, and other issues related to race relations. See this object in the California …
Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to WRA staff members, June 8, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1658)
doc Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to WRA staff members, June 8, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1658)
Correspondence from Dillon S. Myer to WRA Staff Members regarding a report on "Evacuee Resistance to Relocation." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1660
Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to WRA staff members, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1655)
doc Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, to WRA staff members, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1655)
Correspondence from Dillon S. Myer to all staff members regarding two War Relocation Authority reports on incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1657
One thousandth of the Nation: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1645)
doc One thousandth of the Nation: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1645)
Transcription of a speech by Dillon Myer to civic organizations in Salt Lake City, Utah, regarding the history and activities of the War Relocation Authority, the "relocation program," incarceration camps, Nisei in military service, and current state of the "relocation program." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1647
Relocation program (ddr-csujad-55-1914)
doc Relocation program (ddr-csujad-55-1914)
Speech delivered by by Dillon S. Myer, Director of the Relocation Authority to the American Legion covering the history and activities of the War Relocation Authority, registration and "loyalty questionnaire," and attitudes towards Japanese Americans and the "relocation" program. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1917
Relocation problems and policies: address by Director D. S. Myer of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1644)
doc Relocation problems and policies: address by Director D. S. Myer of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-1644)
Transcription of a speech by Dillon Myer to the Tuesday Evening Club regarding the history and activities of the War Relocation Authority, the "relocation program," incarceration camps, registration (also known as the "loyalty questionnaire"), Tule Lake and segregation, military service, propaganda, and opposition to the WRA program. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Supplementary statement by Mr. D. S. Myer (ddr-csujad-55-1643)
doc Supplementary statement by Mr. D. S. Myer (ddr-csujad-55-1643)
Report by Dillon Myer before the Sub-Committee of the Military Affairs Committee of the U.S. Senate regarding the history and activities of the War Relocation Authority and the "relocation program." Includes a memorandum of understanding between the WRA and the War Department, description of problems with the "evacuation program," evacuation of Hawaii, administrative policies on housing, …
Camp visit by Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-468)
img Camp visit by Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-468)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, accompanied by Dillon Myer, National Director of the War Relocation Authority, visit the Gila River Relocation Center, where they were greeted by crowds of enthusiastic evacuees.
Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-980)
doc Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-980)
Letter from WRA Director D.S. Myer to Central Utah Relocation Center Director Charles F. Ernst responding to a series of memos requesting information about Crystal City Camp. Myer directs further questions to the officer in charge at Crystal City, advises that internees who transfer to Crystal City should not expect to be granted permanent leave until …
Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-979)
doc Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City (ddr-densho-356-979)
Letter from WRA Director D.S. Myer to Central Utah Relocation Center Director Charles F. Ernst responding to a series of memos requesting information about Crystal City Camp. Myer directs further questions to the officer in charge at Crystal City, advises that internees who transfer to Crystal City should not expect to be granted permanent leave until …
Memorandum: Nisei in Armed Forces (ddr-densho-155-22)
doc Memorandum: Nisei in Armed Forces (ddr-densho-155-22)
Notice sent from Minidoka concentration camp director Dillon S. Myer regarding numbers of Japanese Americans seving in the U.S. armed forces.
Letter from Col. William Scobey to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-67-56)
doc Letter from Col. William Scobey to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-67-56)
Letter from Col. William Scobey to Dillon Myer regarding Gen. Emmons' response to halting evacuation of Hawaiian Japanese to the mainland. Emmons agreed to suspend evacuation except for those who "would be considered safe" in the mainland. Emmons also states that the response to the all-nisei team was favorable and projects 10,000 nisei volunteers. He suggests …
Memo from William P. Scobey to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-67-54)
doc Memo from William P. Scobey to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-67-54)
Memo from William P. Scobey to Dillon Myer summarizing a previous message sent to General Delos Emmons about evacuating Hawaiian Japanese. Outlines four major problems with evacuation to the mainland, including legal complications, lack of resources, and potential for tensions between Hawaiian and mainland Japanese. Advises Emmons to reconsider evacuation program.
Letter to Martin Dies from Dillon S. Myer (ddr-densho-381-5)
doc Letter to Martin Dies from Dillon S. Myer (ddr-densho-381-5)
A letter to Martin Dies, Chairman of the Special Committee to Investigate Un-American Activities, from Dillon S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, about misleading statements made by committee members and their affect on the War Relocation Authority.
Dealing with Japanese-Americans (ddr-densho-156-102)
doc Dealing with Japanese-Americans (ddr-densho-156-102)
Attachment forwarded to WRA staff members by Dillon S. Myer. The attachment was written by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports.
Letter to chairman of social security board from War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-356-894)
doc Letter to chairman of social security board from War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-356-894)
Letter to Arthur J. Altmeyer, chairman of the Social Security Board from D.S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority regarding possible public assistance Japanese Americans will need and what departments are responsible for what.
Letter from Captain John Hall to Dillon S. Myer regarding Takami Hibiya's leave clearance (ddr-densho-381-146)
doc Letter from Captain John Hall to Dillon S. Myer regarding Takami Hibiya's leave clearance (ddr-densho-381-146)
Captain John M. Hall writes to Dillon S. Myer in response to an earlier letter asking for clarification on Takami Hibiya's suspended leave clearance.
Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
doc Relocation problems and policies (ddr-densho-381-24)
An address delivered by War Relocation Authority Director, Dillon S. Myer, to the Tuesday Evening Club. Myer discusses a variety of topics, including the creation of the War Relocation Authority, managing the camps, and plans for relocation.
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 8: Extra (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-13)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 8: Extra (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-13)
Selected article titles: "Meyer Approves Formation of Representative Committee" (p. 1) and "Black Announces First Step Towards Committee Selection, Arrangements Body to Be Formed" (pp. 1-2).
Letter and bulletin from Warren Pierce to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-122-865)
doc Letter and bulletin from Warren Pierce to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-122-865)
Re: special request made to Hollywood Producers about how Japanese-Americans are portrayed in films
Granada Pioneer Vol. III No. 85 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-147-294)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. III No. 85 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-147-294)
Selected article titles: "Dillon S. Myer Answers: Conference Recommendation" (p. 1), "FBI Check-Up No Reflection" (p. 1), "Hopi Indians: To Colonize Parker Valley" (p. 2).
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