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Title
Letter from A. Clair Barret, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority to Mr. George Nobuo Naohara, January 28, 1944
Creator
Barrett, A. Clair: author
United States. War Relocation Authority
Date Created and/or Issued
1944-01-28
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
A letter from A. Clair Barret, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority to George Nobuo Naohara, an incarceree at the Jerome camp, Arkansas. It warns that his re-induction in the Jerome camp has not been approved yet and he will forfeit his right to take indefinite leave.
1 page, 10.5 x 8 inches, typescript
The Naohara Family Papers consist of photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by George N. Naohara and Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and other documents pertaining to the Naohara family. Contained are photographs, correspondence, and documents depicting their experiences during World War II. George N. Naohara is a Kibei Nisei, and his experiences include his farm labor in Idaho and Utah, incarceration in the Manzanar, Jerome, and Tule Lake camps, and U.S. Army language school training and the Korean War. Mitzi Masukawa Naohara was a preschool teacher at the Poston camp, Arizona, and also a member of a young Nisei women's club, "Sigma Debs.” Her collected materials depict her life as a teacher and social events in the Poston camp during the war. Noted are the documents and correspondence to George N. Naohara issued by War Relocation Authority and Selective Service System during the war, including notices responding to George N. Naohara’s answers to the "loyalty questionnaire." The documents in Box 5 originally belonged to Donald Teruo Hata and Nadine Ishitani Hata Asian Pacific Studies Collection.
nao_05
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
nao_05_13_013
csudh_nao_0531
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/16151
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Identity and values--Kibei
World War II--Leaving camp--Work leave
Place
Salt Lake, Utah
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Naohara Family Papers

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