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WRA resettlement image

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 ...
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Application for relocation assistance

This application for relocation assistance was filled out on February 15, 1946, by Mae Iseri, under her married name of Mae Yamada. The application lists herself and her two sons. They wished to relocate to Kent, Washington, and were granted $25.
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Resettlement publication

Publication titled: "The Philadelphia Hostel - Resettlement Gateway To Pennsylvania And Southern New Jersey." Provides information about the Philadelphia Hostel, a short-term housing option for Japanese Americans resettling to the East Coast.
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Leaving camp

Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Jerome residents who are to be sent to the Granada Center wait in trucks to entrain.
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Worthy Japs Should Be Given Jobs -- And Soon, Says Mrs. F.R. (April 27, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 27, 1943, p. 1
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W.R.A. Stirs New Tempest In Jap Bulletin (December 6, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 6, 1943, p. 8
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Booklet: "New Neighbors Among Us"

Booklet published by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) about Japanese American "resettlement."
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How to Handle Japs Discussed By Governors (April 10, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 10, 1943, p. 2
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Women Posing

2 young women posing together in front of house
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Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 13, 1944)

Typed letter to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 13, 1944). Envelope is postmarked December 14, 1944 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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