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Message from the Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-430-39)
doc Message from the Director of the War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-430-39)
Message and information about the War Relocation Authority's Relocation Program following the re-opening of the West Coast to Japanese Americans.
Letter from Grace Rayko Sumida to War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-379-397)
doc Letter from Grace Rayko Sumida to War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-379-397)
Grace makes a formal request to the War Relocation Authority for permission for her brother, Marshall Sumida, and herself to leave to handle the arrangements for the forced sale of their former home in Los Angeles.
Memorandum from Elmer Rowalt, Acting Director, War Relocation Authority, to all employees of the War Relocation Authority, January 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-83)
doc Memorandum from Elmer Rowalt, Acting Director, War Relocation Authority, to all employees of the War Relocation Authority, January 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-83)
Memorandum to all employees of the War Relocation Authority highlighting the War Bond savings program and the push to have 90% of employees pledge 10% of their salary and reminding employees that their salaries have been increased by the overtime bill passed by Congress. (6-4069-BU-COS-WP). Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9083. See this object in the …
Memorandum from Elmer Rowalt, Acting Director, War Relocation Authority, to all employees of the War Relocation Authority, January 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-126)
doc Memorandum from Elmer Rowalt, Acting Director, War Relocation Authority, to all employees of the War Relocation Authority, January 16, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-126)
Memorandum to all employees of the War Relocation Authority highlighting the War Bond savings program and the push to have 90% of employees pledge 10% of their salary and reminding employees that their salaries have been increased by the overtime bill passed by Congress. (6-4069-BU-COS-WP). Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9935. See this object in the …
doc "Nisei in Uniform" (ddr-densho-155-19)
Publication of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the War Relocation Authority in collaboration with the War Department.
The Army Hour (ddr-densho-156-144)
doc The Army Hour (ddr-densho-156-144)
Attachment forwarded to Project Directors by John Baker, Chief, Office of Reports, War Relocation Authority.
Solicitor's Memorandum No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-159)
doc Solicitor's Memorandum No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-159)
Subject: Legislation Pending in the 78th Congress in which the War Relocation Authority is interested.
Community Analysis Report No. 1: Dealing with Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-275-21)
doc Community Analysis Report No. 1: Dealing with Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-275-21)
Article written by John F. Embree and circulated to War Relocation Authority staff and administration
WCCA Bulletin Supplement 4: Policy Governing transfer of evacuees under jurisdiction of WCCA (ddr-densho-356-782)
doc WCCA Bulletin Supplement 4: Policy Governing transfer of evacuees under jurisdiction of WCCA (ddr-densho-356-782)
Policy for the transfer of individuals and families from Wartime Civil Control Administration Assembly Center to War Relocation Authority Relocation Camps.
War Relocation Authority notice on the relocation of unattached children and youth (ddr-densho-381-28)
doc War Relocation Authority notice on the relocation of unattached children and youth (ddr-densho-381-28)
Myer writes about the specifics of how children under the age of sixteen, who have been separated from their parents for various reasons, can navigate the process of relocating outside the camps.
Clothing vouchers (ddr-densho-469-2)
doc Clothing vouchers (ddr-densho-469-2)
Clothing vouchers for Hamaki, Hamako, and Kazuo Otani.
Kansas City Newsletter Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-381-18)
doc Kansas City Newsletter Volume 1, Number 1 (ddr-densho-381-18)
The debut issue of the Kansas City News Letter [sic], written by the War Relocation Authority for areas served by the Kansas City Regional Relocation Office. Articles include upcoming events, employee recognition, an advertisement recommending the Midwest for permanent relocation, and more.
Statement on the testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee (ddr-densho-381-4)
doc Statement on the testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee (ddr-densho-381-4)
A rebuttal of statements made by Harold H. Townsend, former Chief Supply and Transportation Officer, before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities. The author, most likely the War Relocation Authority, argues that Townsend's testimony was almost entirely composed of false statements about events and living conditions at the Poston concentration …
Japanese Americans watching baseball game (ddr-densho-151-468)
img Japanese Americans watching baseball game (ddr-densho-151-468)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees watching a ball game late in the afternoon at this War Relocation Authority center.
Japanese Americans relaxing in shade (ddr-densho-151-427)
img Japanese Americans relaxing in shade (ddr-densho-151-427)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees at this War Relocation Authority center relaxing in the shade of their barrack apartment.
Japanese Americans taking art classes (ddr-densho-151-479)
img Japanese Americans taking art classes (ddr-densho-151-479)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. In the Art School at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-829)
img Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-829)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry arriving at this War Relocation Authority center.
Japanese Americans playing go (ddr-densho-151-398)
img Japanese Americans playing go (ddr-densho-151-398)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Playing the Japanese game Goh in the Relocation Hall at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Water tower serving Minidoka (ddr-fom-1-894)
img Water tower serving Minidoka (ddr-fom-1-894)
WRA caption on reverse: "One of serveral water towers which serves the Minidoka War Relocation Authority center."
Democracy and Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-498-2)
doc Democracy and Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-498-2)
Democracy and Japanese Americans by Norman Thomas. Pamphlet discussing Japanese American incarceration by the War Relocation Authority.
Questions and Answers for Evacuees: Information Regarding the Relocation Program (ddr-densho-356-738)
doc Questions and Answers for Evacuees: Information Regarding the Relocation Program (ddr-densho-356-738)
Questions and Answers prepared by the War Relocation Authority about the evacuation, camps, work, and other topics.
Booklet
doc Booklet "New Neighbors Among Us" (ddr-densho-356-1023)
Booklet from the War Relocation Authority and the Department of the Interior titled "New Neighbors Among Us"
Mealtime in mess hall (ddr-densho-151-432)
img Mealtime in mess hall (ddr-densho-151-432)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Mealtime in one of the messhalls at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Construction workers with military police (ddr-densho-37-820)
img Construction workers with military police (ddr-densho-37-820)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Time out to talk over the construction of water pipes at this War Relocation Authority center.
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