doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to E. H. Chow, Chinese Embassy in Washington, District of Columbia (ddr-densho-446-97)
Petition for Chinese citizenship following liberation of Formosa [handwritten draft]
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to E. H. Chow, Chinese Embassy in Washington, District of Columbia (ddr-densho-446-96)
Petition for Chinese citizenship following liberation of Formosa [final draft]
img Kaz Oshiki, Gladyce Sumida, and Kumao Toda, in foreground, Aiko Herzig (ddr-csujad-29-288)
Washington D.C. plaintiffs meet at the Capitol Hill Hotel. Photograph titled: "Named plaintiffs from the District of Columbia: Kaz Oshiki, Gladyce Sumida, and Kumao Toda; in foreground, Aiko Herzig." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P231
doc Letter from Lt. Col. Merillat Moses to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-118)
Letter in support of Tsai's requests to change his status to friendly alien. As Tsai's immediate chief, Moses has a strong personal interest in this case and requests that every effort be made to change Tsai's registration.
doc Letter from Catherine P. Richardson to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-226)
Address for USRRA personnel in Formosa
doc Letter from Elmer Davis, Director of Office of War Information, to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-107)
Tsai cannot work for the government as long as he is classified as a citizen of an enemy country.
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-densho-446-122)
Request for executive action to change status to "friendly alien" based on prior work for U.S. government in order to avoid deportation, to avoid consequences for wife and baby, and to allow Tsai to be considered for employment in the American Consulate in Formosa and Chinese Embassy [final draft]
doc Letter from Howard K. Travers, U.S. State Department, to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-217)
Enclosed is Tsai's travel document with military permit attached.
doc Ai Chih Tsai Chinese Passport (ddr-densho-446-403)
After many years of trying, Ai Chih Tsai was issued a Chinese passport which replaced his Japanese passport.
doc UNRRA Form P-3 Personnel Action (ddr-densho-446-260)
Termination (Reduction in Force)
doc Travel Orders, Shipment IJ-B004-AV (ddr-densho-446-175)
Travel Orders for Bombing Research Analysts showing departure from Hamilton Field CA via airplane on Oct 19 1945.
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Dr. Lloyd S. Ruland (ddr-densho-446-333)
Request for help and advice about carrying out South Formosa Synod decision re: university, raising funds, etc. At Camp Ritchie.
doc Letter from Hugh Borton to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-130)
Department of State "will do whatever is within its jurisdiction to further your cause."
doc Letter from J. W. Fairchilds to Ryo Tsai (ddr-densho-446-228)
Enclosing insurance certificate by Connecticut General Life Insurance for $6000
doc UNRRA Certificate of Identity (ddr-densho-446-404)
ACS Certificate of Identity issued by United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
doc Letter from Henry P. Chandler to Dr. Harrison Ray Anderson (ddr-densho-446-126)
Have Mr. Tsai meet with me and I will help if possible. Includes second letter from Dr. Anderson to Ryo (Morikawa) Tsai below the fold.
doc Memorandum from Lt. Col. Merillat Moses (ddr-densho-446-124)
Authorization for Tsai to work overtime on assignment for the Military Intelligence Service
doc Letter from Charles E. Frank to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-207)
Immigration and Naturalization Service office in San Francisco is being furnished with Tsai's change of name, citizenship, etc.
doc Letter from Edwin F. Stanton, Deputy Director, Office of Far Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State, to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-110)
Acknowledgement of receipt of letter to the State Department. US position on Chinese Formosans not determined yet, but safe to assume a sympathetic friendliness attitude. Recommends contacting Department of Justice. Enclosed is Cairo Declaration.
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Immigration and Naturalization Service (ddr-densho-446-206)
As of 3 weeks ago, Tsai received his Chinese citizenship papers, but he entered the US in San Francisco with a Japanese passport Please notify the Port of Entry of name spelling change ("Ai-chih Tsai" from "Ai Chi Sai") and Chinese citizenship.
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to U.S. Department of Justice (ddr-densho-446-111)
Request for assistance changing Tsai's status to Chinese Formosan, friendly alien, and a path to U.S. citizenship [final draft]