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Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte B. DeForest Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 178
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, and collected material in the Charlotte B. DeForest Papers document her work in women's higher education in Japan, her literary efforts to translate Japanese poetry and children's books, and her work with Japanese-Americans. Charlotte Burgis DeForest was the daughter of ABCFM missionaries to Japan and a graduate of Smith College. She was a missionary educator in Japan from 1903 to 1940, serving on the faculty and as president of Kobe College. During World War II she...
Dates: 1879-1967

Elizabeth Page Harris papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 771
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence, family papers, writings, printed works, photoprints, and other materials documenting the life and career of Elizabeth Page Harris. The Harris Papers have extensive material on such subjects as family life, single women, publishers and publishing, voluntarism, the International Grenfell Association, American Friends Service Committee, the Society of Friends, Japanese American incarceration, and pacifism.

Dates: 1808-1978

Mary Shizuko Mitsueda Muranishi photograph albums related to Japanese American life

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 1337
Abstract: Four photograph albums with approximately 650 photographs that document the activities of Mary Shizuko Mitsueda Muranishi, approximately 1939-1950. Images are primarily of Muranishi and acquaintances in California, as well as her and William Hitoshi Muranishi in Chicago, Illinois, and a skiing trip at Snoqualmie, Washington. Multiple images in California show her classmates at Washington High School in Los Angeles and United States Army soldiers at Fort Ord.Several photographs...
Dates: approximately 1939-1950

Yonekazu Satoda papers, photographs, and moving films

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2897
Abstract:

This collection includes papers, photographs, and moving films that document the incarceration of Yonekazu Satoda, a Japanese American man, at the Jerome Relocation Center in Arkansas, 1942-1945, as well as his military service with the United States Army in Japan, 1946-1948. Additional material documents other aspects of his life, especially his education as an accountant, as well as correspondence with friends and businesses.

Dates: 1941-1948

Aiko Takita and Miyeko Takita papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-3211
Abstract: Materials relating to Aiko Takita and Miyeko Takita's incarceration at the Tanforan Assembly Center, a temporary detention center at San Bruno, California, and the Topaz War Relocation Center, an American concentration camp in Millard County, Utah, 1942-1945. Included are letters, in English, concerning Miyeko's college enrollment and letters, in Japanese, from mother Aoyagi Takita to daughter Miyeko concerning family acquaintances all over the United States and daily life at the Topaz War...
Dates: circa 1928-1946

United States War Relocation Authority. Poston, Arizona Relocation Center collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 803
Abstract:

Scrapbooks, record books, and memorabilia chiefly relating to the educational and library activities at the Poston Relocation Center, an American concentration camp. Nine scrapbooks made and bound by the students cover topics of academic study as well as their memoirs documenting their accounts of being incarcerated. A printed yearbook is also included.

Dates: 1942-1945