Topics
Facilities
Format
Genre
Usage

Use <Ctrl> or (⌘) keys to select multiple terms

1509 items
Sumida Family Collection (ddr-densho-379)
Collection Sumida Family Collection (ddr-densho-379)
The Sumida Family Collection contains material about Chimata and Masako Murakami Sumida and their six children, Alice Yuriko Endo, Grace Rayko Nagai, Emmy Ito, Marshall Masaru Sumida, Theodore Tetsuro Sumida, Marjorie Yohko Matsumoto, and their families. Before World War II, Chimata Sumida owned a music store located in Los Angeles’ Japanese Town that sold music, instruments, …
Cooperative Colonization (ddr-sbbt-2-27)
doc Cooperative Colonization (ddr-sbbt-2-27)
A proposal to incentivize incarcerees to leave the concentration camps by investing in land, farming equipment, and other materials for Japanese Americans to establish "colonies in fertile land suitable for agriculture."
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
Smith urges Truman to ask "Edgar J. Hoover and his organization" to help control "the arsonists and night-riders who are terrorizing the few Japanese Americans who have returned to the West Coast." Smith states that approximately 60,000 of the "110,000" people who were "evacuated" seek to return to their homes, under pressure from the War Relocation …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-11)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-11)
Original WRA caption: "One of the most imposing and beautiful buildings in the city of Milwaukee is the Milwaukee County Building which was built at a cost of $10,000,000. With its well-laid out street, its inviting parklanes, and orderly lawns, Milwaukee not only offers Nisei new homes and new jobs, but gives them the advantage of …
Looking ahead (ddr-csujad-48-8)
doc Looking ahead (ddr-csujad-48-8)
Term paper by Betty Hashimoto for period III Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Before being sent to Manzanar, Betty had planned to attend Woodbury Business College and then get a job as a receptionist with solid accounting skills. Betty briefly mentions a need for the Nisei …
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 7 (February 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1635)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 7 (February 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1635)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes "Snow Blossom" by Ken Yasuda, "Barber's Wife' by Arthur Morimitsu, "In the Still of the Night" by Frank Tanabe, "Haiku and Painting" by Ken Yasuda, "Looking Back" by George Nakamura, "Expose of the Wolf" by Iroh Otoko, "Corn on …
Information bulletin (ddr-densho-381-30)
doc Information bulletin (ddr-densho-381-30)
An information bulletin with articles about Minidoka's population, a train wreck, news from Seattle, bus fares, job offers, and three pages of Japanese text, possibly a translation.
Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
doc Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
A report submitted by John M. Costello to the House of Representatives discussing concerns with the War Relocation Authority's management of the concentration camps.
Scrapbook of newspaper clipping (ddr-densho-483-100)
doc Scrapbook of newspaper clipping (ddr-densho-483-100)
Loose scrapbook pages containing newspaper and magazine clipping, a press release, and a speech transcript. Selected article titles: Seattle Post-Intelligencer: "Seattle Japs return home" (p. 1), "The National Director speaks to residents" (p. 2), "237 Bainbridge Japs leave, head south" (p. 3), "No refunds for japs, says city" (p. 4), "Sad farewells while troops stand by" …
API