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Draft letter to University of Chicago (ddr-densho-468-146)
doc Draft letter to University of Chicago (ddr-densho-468-146)
Sheet containing several typed letter drafts. Request for grades for past spring's semester along with request to be added to waitlist if additional spots open for Japanese-American students.
Group Photo with ACS (ddr-densho-446-376)
img Group Photo with ACS (ddr-densho-446-376)
Staff of Woodlawn Dining Co-op. Ai Chih Tsai was the manager
Effects of evacuation on Japanese-American youth (ddr-csujad-55-1713)
doc Effects of evacuation on Japanese-American youth (ddr-csujad-55-1713)
Article reporting on a study of the effects of evacuation on Japanese-American youth at Poston incarceration camp. "Reprint from the School Review." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1715
Aliens in Our Midst (ddr-densho-381-197)
doc Aliens in Our Midst (ddr-densho-381-197)
Transcript of a radio broadcast hosted by the University of Chicago Round Table Broadcast with additional footnotes and illustrations. Ernest Colwell (Dean of the Divinity School, University of Chicago), Carey McWilliams (California Commissioner of Immigration and Housing), and Louis Wirth (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago) discuss immigration and barriers to obtaining citizenship, logistics of the …
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-113)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-113)
Request for assistance changing Tsai's status to Chinese Formosan, friendly alien, and a path to U.S. citizenship [typed draft]
Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-52-2)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview III Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-52-2)
Being the only Japanese American in the Sociology department at the University of Chicago
Letter from Ernest Cadman Colwell to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-316)
doc Letter from Ernest Cadman Colwell to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-316)
Thank you for Christmas present. Letter of introduction to William Benton and Robert Strozier, International House University of Chicago, who may help with proposed university in Formosa.
Letter from Albert W. Palmer to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-26)
doc Letter from Albert W. Palmer to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-26)
The University has sent a check for $35 for the Japanese Student Association, which Palmer holds in trust awaiting further instructions.
Woodlawn House, Chicago Theological Seminary Postcard (ddr-densho-446-392)
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).
Letter from Robert Cashman to American Consul General in Shanghai (ddr-densho-446-276)
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
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-158)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. Kerr offers strong support for Tsai's character, ability, and assistance to US war effort.
Letter from George
doc Letter from George "Jack" H. Kerr to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-114)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. Kerr offers strong support for Tsai's character, ability, and assistance to US war effort.
Letter from Robert Cashman to whom it may concern (ddr-densho-446-72)
doc Letter from Robert Cashman to whom it may concern (ddr-densho-446-72)
Letter to certify that Ai Chih Tsai, Japanese citizen of Formosa, resides in Chicago Theological Seminary dorm, is registered as a CTS student, has been the minister of the Chicago Japanese Christian Church for 2 years, is a graduate of Doshisha University, and Cashman can vouch for Tsai's character
Eugene Tatsuru Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-231)
vh Eugene Tatsuru Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-231)
Nisei male. Born September 19, 1922, in Sheridan, Wyoming. At a young age, moved to Seattle, Washington, and spent most of childhood there. Was enrolled at the University of Washington when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, before returning with family to Sheridan. Attended the University of …
Flora, Masano, Betty, and Diana Morita attedning a wedding (ddr-densho-409-18)
img Flora, Masano, Betty, and Diana Morita attedning a wedding (ddr-densho-409-18)
Flora Emiko (Morita) Hikada, Masano (Sakakiyama) Morita, Betty Mae (Morita) Shibayama, and Diana Lynn Rieko Morita Cole outside Graham Taylor Chapel at Chicago Theological Seminary, now Saieh Hall for Economics at the University of Chicago, following Paul Hiraoki Morita's and Miyo Morita's wedding. Caption on back: Dec. 24, 1947
Writings on Student Relocation Program (ddr-densho-468-104)
doc Writings on Student Relocation Program (ddr-densho-468-104)
Narrative of Ishikawa's efforts to obtain student leave during incarceration. Narrative includes transcripts and copies of correspondence.
Letter from Valerie C. Wickhem (ddr-densho-446-1)
doc Letter from Valerie C. Wickhem (ddr-densho-446-1)
Certifying that Mr. Aichi Sai is issued a certificate of admissions based on having sufficient knowledge of English, has financial resources to pursue a degree at the UofC, and that he passes a physical exam.
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