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We do or we don't: fire prevention-week Oct. 3rd to 9th, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1094)
doc We do or we don't: fire prevention-week Oct. 3rd to 9th, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-1094)
Bulletin promoting fire prevention week at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes tips for fire safety in barracks and camp facilities and promoting the purchase of war bonds. Includes text in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1096
Notice of assignment, Form WRA-21, Masako Adachi (ddr-csujad-55-1961)
doc Notice of assignment, Form WRA-21, Masako Adachi (ddr-csujad-55-1961)
Notice of work assignment of Masako Adachi as a waitress at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Form WRA-21. From the Masako Adachi scrapbook. See also sac_jaac_1953. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1964
Revised answers to questions submitted by Temporary Council of Block Chairmen at Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-285)
doc Revised answers to questions submitted by Temporary Council of Block Chairmen at Heart Mountain (ddr-csujad-55-285)
Question and answer document including questions submitted by the temporary Council of Block Chairmen at Heart Mountain with answers from the War Relocation Authority. Topics cover camp administration, policies, and rights of incarcerees. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0287
Notice of assignment, WRA-21, Aie Yokota (ddr-csujad-55-223)
doc Notice of assignment, WRA-21, Aie Yokota (ddr-csujad-55-223)
Notice of assignment for Aie Yokota as a Waitress. WRA-21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0225
Shizuo Nishimura travel authorization (ddr-densho-493-30)
doc Shizuo Nishimura travel authorization (ddr-densho-493-30)
Form authorizing Shizuo Nishimura to leave camp on July 29, 1944, traveling at WRA expense to Ontario, Oregon.
Helen Amerman Manning Collection (ddr-densho-171)
Collection Helen Amerman Manning Collection (ddr-densho-171)
This collection contains documents donated to Densho by Helen Amerman Manning, a high school teacher at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, during World War II. The collection includes several publications by the War Relocation Authority.
Working in field prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-454)
img Working in field prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-454)
Original caption: Centerville, California. Hands of woman farm- worker preparing soil for transplanting tomato plants, in a field in Alameda County, California, several weeks before evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings in War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Students reciting Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-153)
img Students reciting Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-153)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Flag of allegiance pledge at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets. Children in families of Japanese ancestry were evacuated with their parents and will be housed for the duration in War Relocation Authority centers where facilities will be provided for them to continue their education.
Schoolchildren with American flag (ddr-densho-151-53)
img Schoolchildren with American flag (ddr-densho-151-53)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Flag of allegiance pledge at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets. Children in families of Japanese ancestry were evacuated with their parents and will be housed for the duration in War Relocation Authority centers where facilities will be provided for them to continue their education.
Japanese Americans waiting with baggage (ddr-densho-151-120)
img Japanese Americans waiting with baggage (ddr-densho-151-120)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Evacuees of Japanese descent among a contingent of 664, first to be removed from San Francisco, awaiting buses at 2020 Van Ness Avenue to transport them to Santa Anita Park assembly center at Arcadia, California. Evacuees are transported later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans sitting outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-278)
img Japanese Americans sitting outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-278)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Student evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Most of these boys have attended the University of California for a period of up to three years. They have been at this Assembly center for several days and are awaiting transfer to a War Relocation Authority center where they will spend the duration.
Letter to Harry L. Stafford (ddr-sbbt-2-29)
doc Letter to Harry L. Stafford (ddr-sbbt-2-29)
An unsigned letter addressed to Harry L. Stafford explaining what information would be helpful to incarcerees as they leave camp. The author, likely Yoshito Fujii, requests to become a field agent for the War Relocation Authority to gather information from the eastern United States to assist incarcerees in finding opportunities outside of the camps.
Japanese Americans waiting for the bus (ddr-densho-151-105)
img Japanese Americans waiting for the bus (ddr-densho-151-105)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. With baggage stacked, residents of Japanese ancestry await bus at Wartime Civil Control Administration station, 2020 Van Ness Avenue, as part of the first group of 664 to be evacuated from San Francisco on April 6, 1942. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Exclusion orders posted in vacated restaurant (ddr-densho-151-127)
img Exclusion orders posted in vacated restaurant (ddr-densho-151-127)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Civilian Exclusion Order Number 5, ordering evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry, posted in a vacant store window on Grant Avenue in Chinatown. This establishment, like many others in Chinatown, was operated by proprietors of Japanese descent. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
School children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-125)
img School children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-125)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Many children of Japanese ancestry attended Raphael Weill public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets, prior to evacuation. This scene shows first- graders during flag pledge ceremony. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. Provision will be effected for the continuance of education.
Oral history with Ed. H. Runcorn (ddr-csujad-29-364)
av Oral history with Ed. H. Runcorn (ddr-csujad-29-364)
An oral interview with Ed. H. Runcorn, a worker for the War Relocation Authority during World War II. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0908. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1332_T01
Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-432-14)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-432-14)
Injuries sustained during the beating by War Relocation Authority officials (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this …

Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-432-6)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-432-6)
Being beaten up by War Relocation Authority personnel in Tule Lake (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in …

Letter from Willard E. Schmidt, Internal Security Officer, to Earl D. Brooks, Personnel Division, War Relocation Authority, [December, 1943] (ddr-csujad-2-87)
doc Letter from Willard E. Schmidt, Internal Security Officer, to Earl D. Brooks, Personnel Division, War Relocation Authority, [December, 1943] (ddr-csujad-2-87)
Draft of the letter. Concerns job descriptions for Internal Security staffing; contains extensive handwritten annotations. See "Correspondence regarding need for Internal Security staff, December, 1943" found in item, sjs_sch_0085, for the final draft of the letter, dated December 16, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0087
Letter from Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, to staff of the War Relocation Authority, December 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1680)
doc Letter from Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, to staff of the War Relocation Authority, December 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1680)
Correspondence from Harold L. Ickes to staff of the War Relocation Authority regarding his appreciation for the work of WRA staff in "resettlement" of former incarcerees. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1682
Memo from John H. Provinse, Chief, Community Management Division, War Relocation Authority, to all project directors, March 27, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-985)
doc Memo from John H. Provinse, Chief, Community Management Division, War Relocation Authority, to all project directors, March 27, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-985)
Memorandum from John Provinse to All Project Directors regarding a supplementary paper on Community Government from the Topaz incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0987
Letter from R. R. Best, Project Director, and Lionel Perkins, Business Enterprises Adviser United States Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority to Mr. Ivan Williams Department of Justice, December 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-12-24)
doc Letter from R. R. Best, Project Director, and Lionel Perkins, Business Enterprises Adviser United States Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority to Mr. Ivan Williams Department of Justice, December 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-12-24)
This official correspondence confirms that Tsugitada Kanamori had worked at the Tule Lake incarceration camp for 6.5 months and had earned a total of $131.86 as of November 30, 1945. Issued by R.R. Best, Project Director and Lionel Perkins, Business Enterprises Adviser United States Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority. See this object in the …
Community analyst report, no. 74 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1663)
doc Community analyst report, no. 74 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1663)
Community Analyst Trend Report Report from April 23 to 29, 1945. Report on Poston incarceration camp including departure of incarcerees and their relocation plans, closing of Relocation Centers, employment shortages at the camp, selective service, and a youth conference. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1665
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