U.S. government propaganda

George Yoshida Interview Segment 20

Feeling self-conscious after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; hearing racist propaganda, rumors
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Prevent Forest Fires [bookmark]

A bookmark created by US Department of Agriculture Forest Services to promote the prevention of forest fires. The front of the bookmark depicts a Japanese solider, smiling as he lights a match. The logo in the backdrop reads: "Careless Matches Aid The Axis!" The backside of this bookmark contains tips …
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Relocation, your responsibility as a member of your community

Text, in English and Japanese of a speech by James G. Lindley regarding the "responsibilities" of incarcerated Japanese-Americans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Speech
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Four technicians and a blood-test patient in hospital laboratory at Granada incarceration camp

Four technicians and a blood-test patient in hospital laboratory at Granada incarceration camp. December 12, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f12
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Photography

Corporal Edward Nakamura funeral panoramic photograph

One panoramic photograph of Corporal Edward Nakamura's (KIA November 1943) military funeral. Taken in 1946 in Puʻunēnē, Maui, Hawai'I in front of the family's home.
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Portrait of Dorothy Takiyama

Black and white portrait of Dorothy Takiyama. She has bows in her hair and is wearing a white shirt/dress. Written on the photograph is: " Dear Molly. Dot" and written next to the photograph is: "Dorothy Takiyama". One of eight photographs on a portion of a scrapbook page.
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Photograph of Violet Saito

Black and white image of Violet Saito. She has curly hair and is wearing a dress with bow ties on it and flowers pinned to it. She is standing outside in front of a house. Written on the photograph is: "Dearest Mollie. Love, Violet '43" and written on the back …
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War Relocation Authority (WRA)

Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 8

The War Relocation Authority's shift in policy: attempt to resettle Japanese Americans outside of camp

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a …


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Letter from Willard E. Schmidt, National Chief of Internal Security, to R. B. Cozzens, Field Assistant Director, War Relocation Authority, November 22, 1943

Contains recommendations for future planning and functions of the Internal Security Section of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, including for a segregation area for "bachelor Kibei and recalcitrants" and detailing needs for personnel, equipment, and security procedures; letter calls for the camp to be considered "maximum type" given that it …
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Letter from W. [Willard] E. Schmidt, Head, Internal Security to John H. Provinse, Head, Community Management, War Relocation Authority, January 13, 1943

Summary of events in connection with Internal Security Division of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, including description of personnel and recruitment efforts; a vote of incarcerees to return to work; decisions about the function of wardens and who would select members of the Warden Division; and matters concerning case report …
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