doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-284)
Situation is more complicated. Mixed information about next steps. Ai Chih Tsai will work with Shanghai Consulate and Ryo (Morikawa) Tsai will work with Immigration and Naturalization Service in Philadelphia. Ryo is trying to find Ai Chih a job through working with the Reverends Kikuchi, Ogawa, and Chapman (Presbyterian office in San Francisco)
img Group Photo with Ai Chih Tsai after Service of Ordination (ddr-densho-446-383)
People in photo identified by Ryo Morikawa (later Ryo Tsai) on back of photo.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-308)
This IS good news. Cashman is glad to hear that Ai Chih Tsai is on his way home. Advice to Ryo to allow Ai Chih time to rest when he arrives. Congratulations to Ryo for her work in the school system.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-295)
Thank you very much for job offer at Chicago Theological Seminary for Ai Chih Tsai. Hopeful that this will be a deciding factor in his obtaining a visa. ACT wrote that there is no updates on his case from Shanghai.
doc Letter from Seido Ogawa to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-307)
Ogawa met with Robert Cashman to discuss employment for Ai Chih Tsai. Request for Ai Chih Tsai to write to them for further assistance.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-291)
Ryo (Morikawa) Tsai received letter from Immigration and Naturalization Service office in Philadelphia saying that she cannot petition for Ai Chih Tsai's return since he is a Chinese citizen. Applying for immigration is the only route. Ai Chih Tsai will stay in US at least 5 years and wants to work in a West Coast church.
doc Letter from Ryo Tsai to Robert Cashman (ddr-densho-446-301)
Ai Chih Tsai is getting help from the UNRRA Shanghai office and will do all it can to get him a visa before Sept when the UNRRA office will close. Ai Chih Tsai's brother is in Shanghai and they are enjoying their visit together. No available West Coast church for Ai Chih Tsai at present.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-282)
Enclosed is a letter from Ai Chih Tsai. Request for update on the status of his need for a job
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-302)
Thank you for letter. Mr. Shimadzu may not be of legal help, but he may have some helpful ideas.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-287)
Enclosed is Cashman's letter of support for Ai Chih Tsai
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-279)
Cashman sent a letter in support of Ai Chih Tsai's immigration case
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-300)
Introduction for Ai Chih Tsai to write to Rev. Misaki Shimadzu in Shanghai for assistance with visa.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-293)
Employment offer from Chicago Theological Seminary is bona fide and offered in good faith to satisfy immigration requirements, though Cashman has it in mind that Ai Chih Tsai may not accept it. All is well in Chicago.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-10)
ACS should send photo of himself to Ri-San
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-8)
Robert Cashman's response to Ai Chih Sai's news that the Tsai family recommends Ai Chih Sai's marriage to Ri-San (member of prominent family). "better to observe oriental customs than to adopt the US customs." Congratulations on renewal of U of C scholarship.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-11)
Ri-San is beautiful. Send your photos to her now. Glad you saw Mr. Uratani in St. Louis.
img Woodlawn House, Chicago Theological Seminary Postcard (ddr-densho-446-392)
Notes by Ryo (Morikawa) Tsai on back indicate that this was "our first home", a "Frank Lloyd Wright building" (now called the Robie House and still on the University of Chicago campus).
doc Letter from Robert E. Tinker, Chicago Theological Seminary, to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-285)
Thank you for letter. Tsai will report for duty as instructed.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-275)
Sorry to learn that Tsai has been delayed in returning home from Shanghai. Enclosed letter to Consul General with offer of further assistance.
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to American Consul General in Shanghai (ddr-densho-446-276)
Refers to Ai Chih Tsai's May 26 letter regarding the requirement for him to enter the US as an immigrant. Affidavit in support of Ai Chih Tsai
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to American Consul General in Shanghai (ddr-densho-446-242)
Affidavit in support of Ai Chih Tsai's appeal to return to U.S. with immigration status without qualification.
doc "My Life Begins" (ddr-densho-446-350)
My Life Begins (autobiography): Ai Chih's parents, conversion to Christianity, education in Japan, arrival in US on student visa, U of Chicago, Robert Cashman, Keimer Shou, Japanese Christian Church (Chicago), War, Ordination, Meeting Ryo, Marriage, Navy-Columbia U, War Dept.-D.C., MD, US Strategic Bombing Survey, UNRRA
doc Carbon copy letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Ng Boksu (ddr-densho-446-413)
Responding to Ng Boksu's inquiry about Taiwanese in the U.S. just before WWII. (5 pages)