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Letter from Chimata Sumida to War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-379-740)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-379-740)
Chimata Sumida asks to not be transferred from the Rohwer incarceration Camp to the Tule Lake Segregation Center under the guidelines indicated in Leeland Barrows letter to Edward J Ennis of the Alien Enemy Control Unity. Due to the loss of his original repatriation application, he was unable to retract that original application. Chimata Sumida details …
Letter from Rohwer incarcerees to War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-379-743)
doc Letter from Rohwer incarcerees to War Relocation Authority (ddr-densho-379-743)
Ten members of the Rohwer community write to the War Relocation Authority to ask that Chimata Sumida not be transferred to Tule Lake. They praise his work at Rohwer as an Events speaker as well as his position on the Resettlement Board.
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.
First Quarterly Report, March 18-June 30, 1942 (ddr-densho-282-13)
doc First Quarterly Report, March 18-June 30, 1942 (ddr-densho-282-13)
First quarterly year report of the WRA, dealing "almost exclusively with people of Japanese birth or Japanese ancestry."
Check transmittal (ddr-densho-469-7)
doc Check transmittal (ddr-densho-469-7)
A receipt and check to cover services for October 1942, addressed to Kazuo Otani.
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.
War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
doc War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
Acting Director, Leland Barrows, encourages War Relocation Authority staff to meet payroll allotment goals for war bonds. Included in the notice are copies of letters from H. Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a list of participation numbers.
Booklet:
doc Booklet: "'A Voice that Must be Heard'" (ddr-densho-274-18)
Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) containing statements about Japanese Americans by government officials.
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."
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"
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.
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.
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.
Camp store (ddr-densho-37-359)
img Camp store (ddr-densho-37-359)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A view showing the recently completed Store Number 2 at this War Relocation Authority center.
Japanese American auto mechanic (ddr-densho-37-557)
img Japanese American auto mechanic (ddr-densho-37-557)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A young resident at the Topaz Relocation Center adjusting a carburetor on a well worn War Relocation Authority truck.
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.
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