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Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 3 of 13. (ddr-one-5-230)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 3 of 13. (ddr-one-5-230)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the third page, Teru continues to explain her husband's involvement in the Nihonjin-Kai. She said before she was interned, she received a stack of letters addressed to her husband that the FBI had confiscated and later …
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these …
Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to H.L. Stafford, Project Director, Minidoka War Relocation Project concerning the parole of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-247)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to H.L. Stafford, Project Director, Minidoka War Relocation Project concerning the parole of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-247)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien control Unit, to H.L. Stafford, Project Director, Minidoka War Relocation Project concerning the parole of Keisaburo Koyama. He advised Mr. Stafford that the Attorney General signed Koyama's parole on November 26, 1943 and that he should be able to rejoin his wife in …
Yoshi Hibiya reference letter (ddr-densho-381-173)
doc Yoshi Hibiya reference letter (ddr-densho-381-173)
Mr. and Mrs. Hattori write to Dillon S. Myer attesting to Yoshi Hibiya's American and Christian upbringing.
Report of committee on student teacher arrangements (ddr-csujad-55-1731)
doc Report of committee on student teacher arrangements (ddr-csujad-55-1731)
Report and recommendations on student teacher arrangements. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1733
Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
doc Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
Regards a report on Project Case A-306 from the Internal Security Division at Tule Lake, dealing with an individual's infraction of project regulations; the subsequent decision of members of the police force to hold people in the stockade for longer than had been planned in response; the authority of the Project Director rather than police to …
Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-4)
img Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-4)
Photograph of Manzanar Patrolman Howard Kumagi and Assistant Chief Kiyoshi Higashi assisting in a routine departure from the Police Station at Manzanar. They are securing baggage to a War Relocation Authority station wagon for a group of incarcerees getting ready to depart Manzanar for Reno. Caption reads: Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en route …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-10)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-10)
Original WRA caption: "It's good to have a private bath of your own again," says Mrs. George Isoda as [she] gives her 2-1/2-year-old son Robin his daily bath. "After the community showers at the relocation centers, there's nothing quite so good as to be able to come home to your own warm tub and all the …
Tenth of a million people: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, before the Des Moines Adult Education Forum, Des Mines, Iowa, Thursday evening, October 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1647)
doc Tenth of a million people: an address by Dillion S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, before the Des Moines Adult Education Forum, Des Mines, Iowa, Thursday evening, October 26, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-1647)
Transcription of a speech given by Dillon Myer to the Des Moines Adult Education Forum regarding the history and activities of the "relocation program," the displacement of Japanese Americans, attitude of the American public towards individuals of Japanese ancestry, the 100th Infantry Battalion, and other issues related to race relations. See this object in the California …
Dealing with Japanese-Americans by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports (ddr-csujad-48-131)
doc Dealing with Japanese-Americans by John F. Embree, Documents Section, Office of Reports (ddr-csujad-48-131)
Short report from WRA Documents Section leader John F. Embree on recommended attitudes, suggestions, and practices while interacting with incarcerated Japanese Americans. According to Embree, race is hereditary while culture is acquired, and Caucasians should refrain from making stereotypical images of "Japanese types." Embree describes the differences in culture and attitudes including questions of loyalty between …
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 13 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-121)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 13 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-121)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Farm Work Training Program Starts; Residents Move to Organize Labor Body. Seek Better Relations for Workers" (p. 1), "Residents Find Many Offers, Leave Center" (p. 1), "Dissolution of WCCA Told" (p. 1), "Meal Hours Changed to Boost Work Efficiently" (p. 1), "Plan Release of Kodaks, Radios" (p. 1), "Hiking Permit Procedure for …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-14)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-14)
Original WRA caption: The large Milwaukee auditorium, the biggest of its kind in the State of Wisconsin, is a scene for some of the largest community group activities and civic events in the city. The auditorium is used for athletic contests, industrial exhibits, entertainment, and for many other kinds of events. The auditorium is conveniently located …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-3)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-3)
Original WRA caption: Mrs. George Isoda and Mrs. Masumi Kaneko patronize this well-stocked shopping center. This shopping center in the Shorewood district in Milwaukee is a short walk from the home of the Isodas and the Kanekos. Not only is this an excellent shopping center, but it is a meeting place for the young wives of …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-4)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-4)
Original WRA caption: The lagoon in Juneau Park on the lake's edge is a favorite for Milwaukee strollers and also with the Nisei who have resettled in Milwaukee. This picture shows an extremely mild winter day. The ducks on the lagoon are wild Mallards which often spend the winter at the Milwaukee lagoon and lake front …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 25 (December 22, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 25 (December 22, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-51)
Special holiday issue organized into sections A 1-24, B 1-16, and C 1-4. Selected article titles: "'Evacuation' JACL Statement and Command Decision" (pp. A-1, A-3-A-7), "Nisei Actors Come of Age" (p. A-8), "Chronology of War Relocation Authority Activities" (pp. A-22-A-23), and "JACL vs. Lechner" (pp. B-15-B-16). The holiday issue included advertisements bought by JACL members and …
Part IV. Collective adjustments to the relocation center, chapter I: social structure of the community (ddr-csujad-26-5)
doc Part IV. Collective adjustments to the relocation center, chapter I: social structure of the community (ddr-csujad-26-5)
Description of camp social structures including "Caucasian-Japanese relations" highlighting tension and hostility by three groups that most directly involve Japanese Americans and the incarceration: The War Relocation Authority (WRA), the US Army and the American public. Using case - studies, the manuscript examines these relationships and discusses the circumstances of incarceration contributing to differences in social …
Amache camp welcome pamphlet (ddr-densho-390-145)
doc Amache camp welcome pamphlet (ddr-densho-390-145)
A welcome pamphlet from the Amache concentration camp, belonging to Harry and Walter Matsuoka. Topics discussed include a welcome message to Jerome concentration camp transfers, various community amenities, information on the camp organization, and more.
[Report on sabotage and espionage] (ddr-csujad-2-79)
doc [Report on sabotage and espionage] (ddr-csujad-2-79)
A report that lacks a title page or other identifying information and addresses sabotage and espionage regarding industrial plants and utilities; it references neither the War Relocation Authority, incarceration camps, nor any other aspect of the treatment of Japanese Americans specifically. Major section titles listed in the report's table of contents include "Methods of Sabotage;" "Industrial …
American-made refugees (ddr-densho-381-3)
doc American-made refugees (ddr-densho-381-3)
A report compiling reasons why the forced evacuation of Japanese-Americans from the West Coast was unnecessary and motivated by war hysteria. The report also brings up questions about the constitutionality of the evacuation, in addition to spelling out the effects the evacuation has had in terms of human suffering and economic losses. The report concludes with …
Tulean dispatch magazine section, no. 11 (July 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1946)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, no. 11 (July 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1946)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes an essay, "Does it Pay to Stay Here" by Rev. Shigeo Tanabe, a poem, "Relocation" by Minoru Kimura, "Nisei Personality Adjustment" by James Sakoda, "Gloom" by Buster Sawai, "Outside" by Shuji Kimura, Nisei personality profile on Rev. Shigeo Tanabe, …
Reinstitution of selective service (ddr-csujad-55-758)
doc Reinstitution of selective service (ddr-csujad-55-758)
Booklet titled: Reinstitution of selective service: summary of the policies of the selective service system, War Department, and W. R. A. which affect Nisei. Contents include: Americanism is a matter of the mind and heart; Statement of principles; Selective service training and service act of 1940 as amended; Selective service policy; Induction of United States citizens …
Families leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-771)
img Families leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-771)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Shown here is a young miss, dressed in her Sunday best, waiting with the family possessions while her mother makes final arrangements for boarding the train. Scenes at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad depot, Granada, Colorado, as 170 evacuees from the Amache Center entrain for their …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-9)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-9)
Original WRA caption: It's suppertime for the kiddies and in their well-furnished, well-stocked kitchen Mrs. George Isoda, left, and Mrs. Masumi Kaneko, right, are preparing the evening meal for their children. With a pair of "ohashis", Mrs. Isoda is preparing a vegetable dish for her 2-1/2 -year-old son, Robin, on the left, while Mrs. Kaneko is …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
Original WRA caption: When Mrs. Masumi Kaneko goes shopping, she likes to take her young 2-1/2-year-old son, Wayne, to the store with her. Here Mrs. Kaneko, comfortably dressed in a sport coat and slacks, is leaving her Milwaukee home to visit the nearby shopping center. The Kanekos live at 4301 with another Nisei family, Mr. and …
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