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Temporary Assembly Centers

An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during …
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Nisei/Kibbei questionnaire

Draft questionaire to be given at Camp Harmony to start segregation process proposed by JACL. Was not used, or not successful.
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Camp Harmony, internal camp memos and files

Administrative files, requests for services etc.
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Portland Jap Center Now Houses 2,849 (May 21, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 21, 1942, p. 3
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Japs to Be Put on Reservation (April 16, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 16, 1942, p. 2
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Longacres to House Evacuees (April 2, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 2, 1942, p. 20
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American Concentration Camps VOLUME 6 June, 1942- December, 1942

Volume 6 divides into six sections. Description about this volume reads directly from the book as follows: Section 1 presents archival documents from June 1942 that show the first major modifications of relocation policies and depict the resistance by Western Defense Command to any amelioration of the condition of the …
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American Concentration Camps VOLUME 5 May, 1942

Volume 5 divides into two sections. Description about this volume reads directly from the book as follows: The first half of volume 5 includes archival documents from May 1942 which show the Army making California and the other West Coast areas "free" of Japanese, as first the Assembly Centers and …
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Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata

Envelope and letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he tells Yuriko about his transfer to Camp Savage to study Japanese and the general schedule of the language school. He inquires about her family's adjustment to life in the Assembly center and provides her with his new …
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Postcard to Yuri Domoto from Rosie Suyeyama

Postcard to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Rose Suyeyama in which she talks about the preparations for the move from Tanforan to Topaz. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
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