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Advance release (Office of War Information), OWI-2712 (November 1, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1908)
doc Advance release (Office of War Information), OWI-2712 (November 1, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1908)
Press release regarding the purpose and process of segregation at Tule Lake, movement of segregants between WRA Centers, security at Tule Lake, unrest among incarcerees, strike and violence, interventions by the administration, and international press. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1911
Dealing with Japanese-Americans by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports (ddr-csujad-48-131)
doc Dealing with Japanese-Americans by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports (ddr-csujad-48-131)
Short report from WRA Documents Section leader John F. Embree on recommended attitudes, suggestions, and practices while interacting with incarcerated Japanese Americans. According to Embree, race is hereditary while culture is acquired, and Caucasians should refrain from making stereotypical images of "Japanese types." Embree describes the differences in culture and attitudes including questions of loyalty between …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 2 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-28)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 2 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-28)
Selected article titles: "442nd Combat Team Will Return to U.S." (p. 1), "All Relocation Centers Will Be Closed by Dec. 15, Says WRA. Dillon Myer Advises Residents of Camps to Complete Plans For Resettlement by Sept. 1" (p. 1), "WRA Offers Proof Tenney Spread Lies About Evacuees" (p. 3), "Cancel Special Rail Coaches For Evacuees. Military …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 29 (December 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-193)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 29 (December 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-193)
Selected article titles: "Nurse Tells of Forming Home Nursing Aides" (p. 1), "Aliens Eligible for Short Term Leave" (p. 1), "Complete Plans for Apprenticeship Here" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Answers to Dies Sub-Committee on Tule Trouble" (p. 1), "Merritt Tells Important Event of Week; Weather" (p. 1), "Intelligence Service Needs Translators" (p. 1), "Give Information on …
Rohwer Outpost Vol. II No. 51 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-74)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. II No. 51 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-74)
Selected article titles: "MI School Will Accept Recruits" (p. 1), "Seattle Group Wires Regrets" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Presents Factual Talk on WRA to Radio Public" (p. 1), "Curfew OK'd. Supreme Court Hands Decision" (p. 1), Relocation to Chicago Area Halted, 10 Days" (p. 3), "Rain Proves to be Lifesaver" (p. 3), "Minority Rights Group" (p. …
Poston Chronicle Vol. XIII No. 21 (June 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-347)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XIII No. 21 (June 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-347)
Selected article titles: "Denver Post Articles Denied by W.R.A. Officials in D.C. John Baker, Reports Chief, States Report Misinterpreted" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Attacks Dies Committee" (p. 1), "Relocation Center Treatment Revealed by Frisco Paper" (p. 1), "New Supplement Expedite Indefinite Leave Clearance. Project Issue Leave Clearance to Applicants with Offer" (p. 1), "Inheritance of Tuberculosis …
Poston Chronicle Vol. XII No. 4 (April 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-297)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XII No. 4 (April 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-297)
Selected article titles: "Dillon Myer Voices New Hope to Relocate 40,000 by End of This Year Despite Obstacles. W.R.A. Director Retains Faith in Mighty Task" (p. 1), "Human Element Involved in Relocation of People" (p. 1), "Evacuees Leaving Center Urged to Better Relation" (p. 1), "W.R.A. Strives to Expedite Leave Program" (p. 2), "Whither 82,000 Evacuees? …
Letter from Harry Bentley Wells, teacher, Manzanar High School, to Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, Marcy 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-76)
doc Letter from Harry Bentley Wells, teacher, Manzanar High School, to Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority, Marcy 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-76)
Letter to the War Relocation Authority from Harry Bentley Wells conveying the good character of Masaye Nakahira with regards to her request to leave Manzanar. Wells discusses her participation and preparation for the class she was attended as well as her thorough "Americanization." Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9076. See this object in the California State …
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 32 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-140)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 32 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-140)
Selected article titles: "WRA Pushes Resettlement Win Segregation. Center Calm as Details Announced" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer to Address Residents Thursday" (p. 1), "Heart Mountain Gets 'Nod' from Time and Liberty" (p. 1), "Evacuee Attitude 'Bottleneck' in Resettlement, Says Official" (p. 1), "No Guarantee Segregees Able to Go to Japan" (p. 2), "Editorial: A Distinguished Friend …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 5 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-30)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 5 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-30)
Selected article titles: "California Chinese Americans Ask Fair Play for U.S. Nisei" (p. 1), "Leupp Not Prison Or Concentration Camp, Says Best" (p. 1), "Plan Exchange of U.S., Japan Nationals Soon. Repatriation Ship Will Take 1500 Persons To Porguguese India" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Problems Considered by Dillon Myer During Los Angeles Visit" (p. 2), "Evacuees …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 30 No. 20 (May 20, 1950) (ddr-pc-22-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 30 No. 20 (May 20, 1950) (ddr-pc-22-20)
Selected article titles: "Canadian Nisei Seek Federal Bill of Rights" (p. 1), "JACL Joins Three Groups in Brief Upholding Court's Decision Outlawing Land Law" (p. 1), "21 Reluctant Nisei Witnesses May Face Contempt Charges. House Un-American Activities Group Asks Prosecution" (p. 2), "Mass Exodus of Japan-Bound Tourists, Visits by Nipponese Artists Drain Hawaii Purses" (p. 3), …
Letter to D.S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-51-3)
doc Letter to D.S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-51-3)
A handwritten letter from J. Flores to Dillon S. Myer, Director, War Relocation Authority. Flores is responding to a reference request (hslb_lbph_0061) from the War Relocation Authority about his Japanese American neighbor, Shigetoshi Sugiyama, who had applied to leave the incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_lbph_0062
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 18 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-93)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 18 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-93)
Selected article titles: "Farm Program For 1944-5 Set. Early Summer Harvest Yields 25,000 Pounds of Vegetables, S. Kamaya Reveals; 660 Acres Now Planted" (p. 1), "Quarterly Census Set For June 30" (p. 1), "Evacuee Land Owners Warned of Campaign. Dillon S. Myer Instructs Residents of Escheat Proceedings Now Being Conducted By Pacific Coast States" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 33 (October 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-77)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 33 (October 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-77)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Army Seeks Nets" (p. 1), "Spike That Rumor" (p. 1), "Block Managers Hold Meeting" (p. 1), "Family Arrives From Tanforan" (p. 1), "Beet Furlough Work Cuts Down Manpower Twenty-five Per Cent" (p. 1), "Welcome Dillon Myer" (p. 1), "Housing Problems Tackled" (p. 1), "Greyhounds to Chase Rabbits" (p. 1), "Publicity and the …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
Selected article titles: "War Service to Reconsider Selective Service Classifications" (p. 1), "Shortage of Workers Effects Residents" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Notify Free Press" (p. 1), "Instructions Given Residents Leaving on Special Buses" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Makes Inspection Tour" (p. 1), "Proposals to Naturalize Loyal Asiatics Up Before Congressional Subcommittee" (p. 1), "WRA Removes …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 34 (October 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-78)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 34 (October 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-78)
Selected article titles: "National W.R.A. Director Arrives. Dillon Myer Here Touring Center" (p. 1), "Governm't Body Finishes Charter" (p. 1), "Three Held by Military Police" (p. 1), "Last of Furlough Volunteers Leave" (p. 1), "Three Experts Survey Guayule" (p. 1), "Co-op Records to be Audited" (p. 1), "With the Idaho Expeditionary Force" (p. 2), "'No Beauty …
Seattle Chapter, JACL Newsletter, October 2, 1962 (ddr-sjacl-1-55)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Newsletter, October 2, 1962 (ddr-sjacl-1-55)
Bulletin covering the following topics: Alien Land Law Committee needs support of ALL members, appeal to 1,250, 000 voters, Committees in Spokane, Puyallup Valley, White River. Four main committees-Endorsements, Finance, Public Relations and Speakers Bureau; recap of Convention, Dillon S Myer, WRA Director, Speaker at Issei Banquet; initial meeting of National Jr JACL, 32 years after …
War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
doc War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
Acting Director, Leland Barrows, encourages War Relocation Authority staff to meet payroll allotment goals for war bonds. Included in the notice are copies of letters from H. Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a list of participation numbers.
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 26 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-26)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 26 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-26)
Selected article titles: "Three Thousand casualties Sustained by Nisei in War" (p. 1), "700 Evacuees Get State Aid in California" (p. 1), "WRA Announces Two Poston Units, Canal Camp at Gila Will Be Closed by October" (p. 2), "Heart Mountain Leaders Meet to Disclose Closing" (p. 2), "Terrorist Fires Into Home of WRA Official in San …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 35 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-79)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 35 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-79)
Selected article titles: "National Director Addresses Block Managers on WRA Policies" (p. 1), "More Subjects for Grown-Ups" (p. 1), "We Celebrate Fire Prevention Week" (p. 1), "Shoyu Project Ready" (p. 1), "Students Leave for Colleges" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Watches as Groups Vote for Acceptance of Charter" (p. 1), "Support the Japanese Teachers" (p. 2), "Medical …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 24 (April 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-204)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 24 (April 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-204)
Selected article titles: "Progress Revealed: Crowd Packs #2020 To Hear Dillon Myer" (p. 1), "Drivers Must Be Licensed" (p. 1), "Easter To Be Observed Atop Castle Rock Mt." (p. 1), "Tule Lake Will Undergo Thorough Spring Cleaning" (p. 1), "16 Teams Set For Marathon" (p. 1), "Blue Mt. and Walla Walla Canneries Seek Workers" (p. 2), …
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 57 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-170)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 57 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-170)
Selected article titles: "Center Milk Supply to be Increased" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Lauds Evacuee Seasonal Workers' Conduct" (p. 1), "Urges Evacuee Storage of Personal Property" (p. 1), "Local Segregees Depart for Tule Lake Thursday Night" (p. 1), "American Doughboys Deplore Discrimination" (p. 2), "Survey Reveals Evacuees Not Affected by Cutbacks" (p. 2), "Spanish Consul to …
Letter to Mamie, November 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-130)
doc Letter to Mamie, November 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-130)
Correspondence to Mamie describing events that occurred at Tule Lake incarceration camp on November 1, 1943. Correspondent describes the labor strike, a visit from Dillon S. Myer, director of the War Relocation Authority, a crowd of Japanese gathering at the camp administration building, the army's response, and the beating of Dr. Pedicord. See this object in …
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