doc Memorandum from the WRA to persons on seasonal leave (ddr-densho-25-36)
The Iseris had originally been held at Tule Lake concentration camp before it became a segregation camp. At the time of the conversion, they were living in Weiser, Idaho, under the seasonal work leave program. This letter, which was sent to the Iseris in Idaho, explained the circumstances surrounding the conversion of Tule Lake.
doc Seasonal work leave program letter (ddr-densho-25-33)
As part of the seasonal work leave program, Matahichi Iseri and his family worked as farm laborers in Weiser, Idaho, from 1943 until 1945. They later applied for extensions, and this letter from a relocation officer was sent to Matahichi Iseri along with the family's extensions of leave.
doc Permit to extend seasonal work leave (ddr-densho-25-17)
From 1943 until 1945, the Iseri family lived in Weiser, Idaho, under the seasonal work leave program established by the WRA. Under this program, Japanese Americans could apply for permits to live and work on nearby farms. When Akio (Oscar) Iseri's permit expired, he applied for an extension.