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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.
Herbert H. Lehman seated with Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-njpa-1-837)
doc Herbert H. Lehman seated with Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-njpa-1-837)
Caption on reverse: "The President meets his successor as chief executive of New York State: Governor Lehman calls upon Mr. Roosevelt at the summer White house at Hyde Park. (Times Wide World Photos.)"
Franklin D. Roosevelt presenting the Congressional Medal of Honor (ddr-njpa-1-1652)
img Franklin D. Roosevelt presenting the Congressional Medal of Honor (ddr-njpa-1-1652)
Caption on reverse: "President honors U.S. naval hero through son. President Franklin D. Roosevelt awards the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumoushly to Rear Admiral Daniel J. Callaghan of the U.S. Navy, who lost his life in the Americal naval victory over the Japanese in the Solomon Islands in November. Admiral Callaghan's son, Lieut. Daniel J. Callaghan, …
Franklin D. Roosevelt presenting the Congressional Medal of Honor (ddr-njpa-1-1651)
img Franklin D. Roosevelt presenting the Congressional Medal of Honor (ddr-njpa-1-1651)
Caption on reverse: "Son accepts posthumous honor for hero admiral. President Franklin D. Roosevelt presents the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to Rear Admiral Norman Scott to the latter's son, Norman Scott, Jr., a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy. The presentation took place at the White House in Washington. Admiral Scott was cited for …
Letter from Harold Ickes to President Roosevelt (ddr-densho-67-87)
doc Letter from Harold Ickes to President Roosevelt (ddr-densho-67-87)
Letter from Harold Ickes to President Roosevelt urging the President to rescind orders excluding Japanese Americans from the West Coast. Ickes gives many reasons, including unconstitutionality of detaining American citizens, lack of military necessity and psychological damage to Japanese Americans.
Memo to President Roosevelt from Francis Biddle (ddr-densho-67-88)
doc Memo to President Roosevelt from Francis Biddle (ddr-densho-67-88)
Memo to President Roosevelt from Francis Biddle regarding resettlement. Pg 1: Biddle discusses the current resettlement situation and suggests that anti-Japanese press is impeding relocation. Pg 2: Biddle discusses the negative portrayal of the War Relocation Authority (WRA), especially from the Tule Lake riots and the alleged coddling of evacuees. Pg 3: Discusses political problems of …
Letter to President Roosevelt from M.S. Eisenhower (ddr-densho-67-89)
doc Letter to President Roosevelt from M.S. Eisenhower (ddr-densho-67-89)
Letter to President Roosevelt from M.S. Eisenhower on resettlement. Eisenhower is concerned with the entire evacuation program and its effect on Japanese American youth. Discusses negative impact of life in the camps on evacuees. Also suggests that the evacuees know that racism was a motivating factor behind internment. Strongly suggests helping the loyal evacuees "become reabsorbed" …
Memo to President Roosevelt from Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes (ddr-densho-67-96)
doc Memo to President Roosevelt from Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes (ddr-densho-67-96)
Memo to President Roosevelt from Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. Ickes expresses concern over the hostile situation that has developed in the camps. He attributes this to the poor way the evacuees have been treated. Ickes also worries that thousands of loyal Japanese have recently turned "angry" and suggests better leadership in the War Relocation …
In grateful memory of Sergeant Masu Sakamoto (ddr-csujad-55-2675)
doc In grateful memory of Sergeant Masu Sakamoto (ddr-csujad-55-2675)
Certificate signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, in grateful memory of Sergeant Masa Sakamoto who died in the service of his country in the European Area, March 3, 1945. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2839
Newspaper clipping regarding Herbert H. Lehman and Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-njpa-1-840)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Herbert H. Lehman and Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-njpa-1-840)
Caption on the reverse: "A President, a Governor and a Mayor: President Roosevelt, on his first visit to Albany since the Inauguration, riding with Governor Lehman and Mayor John Boyd Thacher. (Times Wide World Photos.)"
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-122)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-122)
Request for executive action to change status to "friendly alien" based on prior work for U.S. government in order to avoid deportation, to avoid consequences for wife and baby, and to allow Tsai to be considered for employment in the American Consulate in Formosa and Chinese Embassy [final draft]
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-98)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-98)
Appeal to U.S. President to change Tsai's status so he can work for U.S. in the occupation and rehabilitation of Formosa. Tsai is one of two Chinese Formosans in US. [final draft]
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-123)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-123)
Request for executive action to change status to "friendly alien" based on prior work for U.S. government in order to avoid deportation, to avoid consequences for wife and baby, and to allow Tsai to be considered for employment in the American Consulate in Formosa and Chinese Embassy [typed draft]
Group photograph at a picnic hosted in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt's visit (ddr-densho-494-9)
img Group photograph at a picnic hosted in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt's visit (ddr-densho-494-9)
Photograph of former first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt meeting with people at a garden party held in her honor. Caption on webpage: "In Tokyo \ The album begins in Tokyo with pictures with the Fukushima family. As with many other pictures in this album, Meriko's sister-in-law Haru Tokuno Fukushima appears often in travels by the two (sometimes …
Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-65)
doc Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-65)
Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii. Memo 1: from Frank Knox to President Roosevelt. He suggests that proper action against the Japanese in Hawaii is not being taken and urges the President to look into the matter. Memo 2: Henry Stimson to President Roosevelt. Assures the President that the situation is under control -- …
Interpreter Releases Vol. XVIII No. 57 Series C: The Foreign Born in U.S.A., No. 13 (ddr-densho-356-838)
doc Interpreter Releases Vol. XVIII No. 57 Series C: The Foreign Born in U.S.A., No. 13 (ddr-densho-356-838)
Summery of and full text of President Franklin Roosevelt's Proclamation regarding citizens of Japan in the United States. Summery produced by Common Council for American Unity.
Letter to President Roosevelt from Galen M. Fisher (ddr-densho-67-92)
doc Letter to President Roosevelt from Galen M. Fisher (ddr-densho-67-92)
Letter to President Roosevelt from Galen M. Fisher urging the President to not fire Dillon Myer. He praises Myer's job as the head of the War Relocation Authority and suggests that Myer's removal would "give comfort to the race-baiters."
WAAC from Denver was only woman at African conference; Captain Louise Anderson; Made the record at Casablanca (ddr-csujad-49-24)
doc WAAC from Denver was only woman at African conference; Captain Louise Anderson; Made the record at Casablanca (ddr-csujad-49-24)
Newspaper clippings on Captain Louise Anderson, who made the stenographic report of the war strategy conferences of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and other United Nations leaders at Casablanca, Morocco. An item from: pages 16-17 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_017_02
Administrative building with the flag at half mast for President Roosevelt (ddr-csujad-55-1500)
img Administrative building with the flag at half mast for President Roosevelt (ddr-csujad-55-1500)
Scrapbook page containing an aerial black and white photograph of the flags at half mast in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Title from caption. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 137. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1502
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 6 (February 12, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-6)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 6 (February 12, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-6)
Selected article titles: "Immigration Raids Alarm Little Tokyo" (pp. 1, 12), "FDR 'Tapes' Tell More Than a Few Racial Slurs" (pp. 1, 7), "60th Anniversary Installation: Why the JACL Endures" (p. 7), and "The Major Supreme Court Error of WW2: Evacuation Cases" (p. 9).
Donald D. Van Slyke shaking hands with Robert Kho-sheng Lim (ddr-njpa-1-2298)
img Donald D. Van Slyke shaking hands with Robert Kho-sheng Lim (ddr-njpa-1-2298)
Caption on reverse: "Chinese general welcomed in U.S.. Dr. Donald D. Van Slyke (right), president of the American Bureau for Medical Aid to China, greets Lieutenant General Robert Kho-sheng Lim, Chief of the Supervisory and Planning Commission of the Chinese Army Medical Service, shortly after the latter's arrival in the U.S.. Gen. Lim consulted with the …
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