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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.
Memorandum:
doc Memorandum: "Use of the terms 'Japanese', 'Camps' and 'Internment'" (ddr-densho-156-100)
Copy of a memo sent to Regional Directors and Project Directors by WRA Director Dillon S. Myer.
Teletype messages regarding changing the Western Defense Zone (ddr-densho-356-890)
doc Teletype messages regarding changing the Western Defense Zone (ddr-densho-356-890)
Two teletyped messages to J. G. Lindley from D.S. Myer regarding the change of the Western Defense Zone boarder in Arizona. Item stapled together with ddr-densho-356-887, 890, 902, 906 and 907.
Weekly Report to Director (ddr-densho-156-161)
doc Weekly Report to Director (ddr-densho-156-161)
To D.S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, from H.L. Stafford, Director of Minidoka.
Update to Administrative Instruction 45: Assistance to Evacuees Granted Indefinite Leave for the Purpose of Accepting Employment (ddr-densho-356-914)
doc Update to Administrative Instruction 45: Assistance to Evacuees Granted Indefinite Leave for the Purpose of Accepting Employment (ddr-densho-356-914)
Update to Administrative Instruction 45 to include guidelines for individuals returning from seasonal leave and requesting public assistance, and for individuals converting seasonal leave requests to indefinite leave requests while also requesting public assistance.
Administrative Instructions on Relocation Guidance (ddr-densho-356-970)
doc Administrative Instructions on Relocation Guidance (ddr-densho-356-970)
Administrative Instruction from the WRA on Relocation Guidance. This instruction provides guidance on the scope and purpose of relocation services, how it will structured within the WRA, plans and goals of the program.
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 …
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 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
Letter from Ray D. Johnston to D.S. Myer (ddr-densho-379-742)
doc Letter from Ray D. Johnston to D.S. Myer (ddr-densho-379-742)
Ray D. Johnston, project director, writes to D.S. Myer to communicate that the whole adult population of Rohwer does not want Chimata Sumida to be transferred to Tule Lake. Sumida cancelled his repatriation request too late, but he is too valuable at Rohwer to allow him to be transferred.
Administrative Instruction No. 73 issued by D.S. Myer (ddr-densho-379-342)
doc Administrative Instruction No. 73 issued by D.S. Myer (ddr-densho-379-342)
D. S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authoriy, issues instructions for Community Activities at relocation centers.
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 51 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-126)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 51 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-126)
Selected article titles: "Hog Farm to Be Liquidated By June 30 Says Ag Head" (p. 1), "Gresham Group Demands Deportation of Japanese" (p. 1), "Director D.S. Myer Expected to Give Report on Coast" (p. 1), "Reinduction Policy Prohibited by WRA" (p. 1), "Seasonal Leave Policy Clarified by D.S. Myer" (p. 2), "Assault Case Taken to Jerome" …
[Interview Minutes with D.S. Myer, WRA National Director, March 18, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-21)
doc [Interview Minutes with D.S. Myer, WRA National Director, March 18, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-21)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and War Relocation Authority Director D.S. [Dillon Seymour] Myer. Question-answer session between Co-ordinating Committee and Myer. Includes questions about legitimacy and self-governance of Co-ordinating Committee, concerns about camp food, employment, and martial law in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Message from D.S. Myer, the Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-182)
doc Message from D.S. Myer, the Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-csujad-55-182)
Response by D.S. Meyer, director of the War Relocation Authority, to incarcerees discussing the implications and procedures following the lifting of the exclusion orders by the Western Defense Command in January 1945. Includes "Summary of WRA policies and procedures for the final phase of the relocation program" and information on relocation assistance, property assistance, welfare assistance, …
Rohwer Outpost Vol. VI No. 33 (April 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-262)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. VI No. 33 (April 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-262)
Selected article titles: "Nisei M.I. Boys Doing Fine" (p. 1), "D.S. Myer Comments" (p. 1), "Nisei Forum to Organize Friday" (p. 1), "April Showers for Rohwerites" (p. 3), "New Visiting Regulation" (p. 3), "Shortage Faced by Procurement" (p. 3).
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 7 (November 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-161)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 7 (November 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-161)
Selected article titles: "Project Director Officially Opens New Unit One Store" (p. 1), "National WRA Director D.S. Myer to Visit Unit Two" (p. 1), "Nisei Sergeants to Interview Prospects for Camp Savage" (p. 1), "Lumber Stolen from Ag Warehouse" (p. 3).
Memos, notes and blank form regarding visiting other camps (ddr-densho-356-884)
doc Memos, notes and blank form regarding visiting other camps (ddr-densho-356-884)
Blank Visitor's pass, Memo regarding visits from military personal to camps to see family, handwritten notes regarding process of visitations, and memo regarding travel between centers.
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 22 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-148)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 22 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-148)
Selected article titles: "Four Dining Hall Closures Announced" (p. 1), "Relocatees Assistance Asked by D.S. Myer" (p. 1), "Irrigator Pays Tribute to Hunt Men Killed in Action" (p. 1), "The Last Chapter" (p. 2), "We Come to the End -- Looking to the Future" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 91 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-132)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 91 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-132)
Selected article titles: "Baggage: Inspection Rules Given" (p. 1), "Superman May Help Evacuees" (p. 1), "D.S. Myer Issues Statement on WRA Segregation Policies" (p. 1), "Editorial: Term, Kibei, Misused" (p. 2), "Melon Season = Ice Shortage" (p. 3), "Heart Mt. Scoops on Gila Flood. Wish it Were True" (p. 3).
Series of Memos and instructions regarding relocation grants (ddr-densho-356-895)
doc Series of Memos and instructions regarding relocation grants (ddr-densho-356-895)
Series of memos and instructions regarding Administrative Instruction 45, assistance to evacuees granted indefinite leave for the purpose of accepting employment. Includes guidance on how to determine who gets assistance, how much assistance can be provided, and inclusion of family members of active duty military personnel.
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 50 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-86)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 50 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-86)
Selected article titles: "Mrs. Roosevelt Charms Gilans. Army or Police Escort Absent" (p. 1), "Rivers to Produce Own Flower, Vegetable Seeds" (p. 1), "Resettlement Optimism Expressed by D.S. Myer. Program Tempo Rising Rapidly" (p. 1), "Action Seen on Topaz Killing" (p. 1), "Editorials: Saguaros in Bloom" (p. 2), "America is Like That" (p. 2), "First Lady …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 9 (January 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-206)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 9 (January 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-206)
Selected article titles: " Official Dates Released for Segregation Moves" (p. 1), " Director Asks Cooperation on Constructions" (p. 1), " D.S. Myer Defends Tule Lake Administration at Los Angeles" (p. 1), " Arrest Three Men for Making Rice Gin" (p. 1), " Hold Preliminary Draft Discussions" (p. 1), " Clarify Procedures for Personal Goods" (p. …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 66 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-64)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 66 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-64)
Selected article titles: "Council Selects Recommendation - 2" (p. 1), "D.S. Myer Says: Property in Private Places Will Not Be Shipped" (p. 1), "Citizen Group is Urgent Need Says Council" (p. 1), "Rule Violation May Cause Hiking Halt" (p. 1), "Satisfactory Conditions Prevail for Beet Workers" (p. 1), "Workers Needed" (p. 3), "Sewage Odor to be …
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