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Revised Suggestions on Method of Procedure for the Placement of Japanese Evacuees

General principles and revised suggestions regarding procedures for the placement of "Japanese evacuees." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: RSG_01-01_02
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Chinese to be Moved From Japanese Camp (July 10, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, July 10, 1943, p. 3
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Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook


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Memo regarding living conditions at family internment camp

Memo from E.M. Rowalt to all Project Directors regarding the living conditions at Family Internment Camp run by the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The memo recommends advising applicants for family reunification at a INS camp of how many items they are allowed to bring with them, that the housing units …
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Information Release No. 31: Inquires from Evacuees

Memo to all residents of Merced Assembly Center from Harry L. Black, Center Manager regarding sending inquires about family members detained by Immigration and Naturalization to the proper government agency.
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Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City

Letter from WRA Director D.S. Myer to Central Utah Relocation Center Director Charles F. Ernst responding to a series of memos requesting information about Crystal City Camp. Myer directs further questions to the officer in charge at Crystal City, advises that internees who transfer to Crystal City should not expect …
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Memo to Project Directors from Leland Burrows

Memo from Leland Burrows, Acting Director to all Project Directors. The memo advises all camps that about 50 families will be approved for family reunification and transfer to Crystal City in the following months. Burrows details requests to camps to review and vet any possible families applying for reunification, what …
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Letter from D.S. Myer to Charles Ernst answering questions regarding Crystal City

Letter from WRA Director D.S. Myer to Central Utah Relocation Center Director Charles F. Ernst responding to a series of memos requesting information about Crystal City Camp. Myer directs further questions to the officer in charge at Crystal City, advises that internees who transfer to Crystal City should not expect …
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Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 46

Finding out that father had been detained at the immigration office, a place where he had previously worked
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Barbara Reiko Mikami Keimi Segment 4

Memories of father being picked up by the FBI after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, visiting him at the Tuna Canyon Detention Station
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