Selected article titles: "Crystal City: Description Given" (p. 1), "Restrictions Eased on Army Employment" (p. 1), "Mock Air Raid Held Sunday" (p. 1), "No Trouble If All Were Like Amache" (p. 1), "LA Mayor Would Ban Citizenship" (p. 2), "Senator Opposes Evacuees' Return" (p. 4).
Selected article titles: "First Amache Family to Leave for Coast" (p. 1), "Ickes -- Ban Lifting Due to Valiant Nisei GIs" (p. 1), "New Manual Release: Gives Details of WRA Post-Exclusion Plan" (p. 1), "'Bigotedest Little Town'" (p. 3), "Vandals Damage Home" (p. 4).
Selected article titles: "NSA historian reveals 1941 Tokyo cables boasted 'utilization of our' Nisei-Issei. No bearing on CWRIC finding, say JACL and CWRIC officials" (p. 1), "Controversy snags Amache WRA memorial text" (p. 1), "Asian Americans seek justice for Vincent Chin" (p. 4).
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Sadame Nomi in which she details a stressful week at work, apartment hunting and details about some of her friend moving to Amache. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Alma K. Folda thanking Yuri for her hospitality while Alma was visiting Amache, information about mutual contacts and asking to stay in touch. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Evacuee residents at the Granada Relocation Center, viewing exhibits at the Arts and Crafts Festival in Terry Hall, March 6th to 8th. This festival was sponsored by the Education Division and the "Pioneer," the center newspaper.
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1930, in Marysville, California. Family operated a farm prior to World War II. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Remained in Colorado after the war.
Letter to Alice Opie from Yuki Kamayatsu explaining what life is like in Amache. She explains that many people are sick and the camp is not satisfactory. She mentions that the administration is not kind and that contractors harass the girls in the camp.
Ikuko "Cookie" Takeshita was born in Alameda, California, where father was on the board of directors of the Alameda Buddhist Temple. During World War II, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Alameda.
Letter to Yuri from an unsigned sender in which they detail life in Denver and preparations to visit Amache, asking what items Yuriko and her family members need or want. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her future husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick write about how the work is close to finishing and his estimite for his return to Amache. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-492 and ddr-densho-356-534.
Agenda and minutes from the Coordinating Council Conference on March 13, 1943. Conference included sessions on: What are the elements of a good community, concrete examples of good community thinking and planning, how can we achieve a good community in Amache, Environment, Character-Building, Research-Adjustment, Resettlement
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Part of the approximately 1,000 dancers who participated in the Bon Odori festival sponsored by the Granada Buddhist Church on August 14. Spectators are shown in the background. This dance was held at night on the baseball diamond.
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Granite monument erected in memory of the center residents who died in the War Relocation Camp at Amache, Colorado, was dedicated on Sept. 6, 1945, in an outdoor ceremony at the cemetery. The monument was designed by Reverend Masahiko Wada. Names of 148 persons, including 31 Nisei who …
Nisei female. Born April 8, 1935, in Richmond, California. Grew up in Richmond, where grandfather established a flower nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to Richmond and resumed the family business after the war.
Transferring to Amache concentration camp, then leaving to attend high school in Iowa
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