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Japanese Evacuation-Policy and Perspectives

This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," summer 1942, by Carey McWilliams which discusses the policy for the "evacuation and resettlement" of virtually the entire Japanese population on the West Coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-11-01
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George Naohara's handwritten annotations

English translations of handwritten annotations from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 4: [Left] Several meetings were held in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, prior to moving to the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. I attended those meetings. What was announced was that all Japanese Americans residing in California and …
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Letter from Kumaji Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, July 21, 1942, English translation

English translation of the letter: csudh_tak_0056. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_30_001_eng
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Power of attorney: general

A general power of attorney form created prior to Fumio Fred Takano's incarceration. It appoints Florence Packer as his attorney and allows her to have control to make financial decisions on his behalf during his incarceration. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_15_001
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Letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, March 30, 1942

A letter from Fumio Fred Takano to Florence Packer, who is appointed by him as an attorney. He asks her to manage his real property, renting it out and paying all expenses, including mortgage payments, taxes, and repairs, by the collected rents. The letter was written prior to his incarceration. …
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Letter from Kumaji Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, July 21, 1942

A letter from Kumaji Meguro in the Pomona Assembly Center to his son-in-law and daughter, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. The letter describes the lives and living conditions in the assembly center, including the allowance and wages, entertainments, etc. Kumaji details his daily routine …
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Letter from Fred C. Bold, Assistant Manager, Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, to Mr. Fumio Takano, April 15, 1942

A letter from Fred C. Bold, Assistant Manager, Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, to Fumio Takano in Los Angeles, California. The letter follows up the inquiry from Fumio Takano regarding his home mortgage and automobile loan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
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Bulletin, no. 2 (March 18, 1942): Instructions governing voluntary movement of Japanese from Los Angeles to Owens Valley

An issue of "Bulletin" titled: Instructions governing voluntary movement of Japanese from Los Angeles to Owens Valley. It informs of details regarding the forced evacuation scheduled on March 23, 1942, including baggage to be taken, meals to be served, and travels by rail and motor convey. See this object in …
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Letter from Kumaji Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, July 21, 194, typescript

Japanese typescript of the letter: csudh_tak_0056. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_30_001_jpn
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Instructions to evacuees regarding disposition of motor vehicles

Motor Vehicle Registration Form and agreement, WCCA form FRB-3, for "evacuees" to deliver to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csus_nac_0028
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