Finding Aid for the Melvin P. McGovern Papers, 1942-1945

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection
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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Finding Aid for the Melvin P. McGovern Papers, 1942-1945

Japanese American Research Project (JARP) Collection

Collection number: 2010

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone:310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
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Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2008
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Melvin P. McGovern Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
Collection number: 2010
Creator: McGovern, Melvin P.
Extent: 8 boxes(4 linear ft.) and 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Melvin P. McGovern was a high school teacher and reports officer at the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado. The collection consists of various reports, publications, photographs, and ephemera related primarily to the Granada Relocation Center (GRC) at Amache. The majority of the collection is made up of material related to the Amache High School and includes essays written by students at the school, War Relocation Authority (WRA) reports and publications, and WRA photographs of Japanese internees in their activities at GRC.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Melvin P. McGovern Papers, Japanese American Research Project Collection (Collection 2010). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Melvin P. McGovern was a high school teacher and reports officer at the Granada Relocation Center in Amache, Colorado.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of various reports, publications, photographs, and ephemera related primarily to the Granada Relocation Center (GRC) at Amache. The majority of the collection is made up of material related to the Amache High School and includes essays written by students at the school, War Relocation Authority (WRA) reports and publications, and WRA photographs of Japanese internees in their activities at GRC.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Documents and records on the Merced Assembly Center and the Granada Relocation Center (Box 113).
  2. Office copies of the reports prepared by the Documentation Section, Reports Office of the Granada Relocation Center, 1943-44 (Box 114).
  3. Publications relating to the Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado (Box 115).
  4. Approximately 1000 War Relocation Authority (WRA) photographs and snapshots of Japanese internees and their activities in the Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado (Boxes 116-117).
  5. Copies of WRA official reports (Box 118).
  6. Miscellaneous WRA reports and publications (Box 119).
  7. Various evacuee publications at relocation centers, publications relating to the resettlement of evacuees, and miscellaneous newspaper and magazine clippings (Box 120).
  8. 24 large mounted WRA photographs of Japanese internees at the Granada Relocation Center and Heart Mountain Relocation Center, 1942-45 (Box 722).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
McGovern, Melvin P.--Archives.
Granada Relocation Center.
Japanese American Research Project (University of California, Los Angeles).
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Photographs.

Related Material


Container List

 

McGovern Papers 1942-1945

Physical Description: 5.0 linear ft.
 

Documents and records on the Merced Assembly Center and the Granada Relocation Center.

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Box 113, Folder 1

A report on the education department of the Merced Assembly Center. n.d.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 6pp., carbon copy)
Box 113, Folder 2

Documents on the Granada Project, War Relocation Authority (WRA). 1942-1945

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 113 , Folder 2

A brief description of the War Relocation Authority Project (the Granada Relocation Center) for Evacuated Japanese Americans at Amache, Colorado. n.d.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 4pp. Carbon copy)
Box 113 , Folder 2

Granada Relocation Center Charter. n.d.

Physical Description: (4pp., mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

Marked 1st draft in red pencil.
Box 113 , Folder 2

Charter. n.d.

Physical Description: (4pp., mimeographed)
Box 113 , Folder 2

A map of the Granada Relocation Area. n.d.

Physical Description: (1p., mimeographed)
Box 113 , Folder 2

Appointed Personnel, War Relocation Authority Granada Project, a roster. March 1, 1945

Physical Description: (4pp., mimeographed)
Box 113 , Folder 2

War Relocation Authority, Granada Project, chronological History, June 1942-August 1945. n.d. [ca. 1945]

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 43pp.)
Box 113, Folder 3

Report filled out by the Granada War Relocation Authority for the Spanish Consulate of San Francisco on the visit of Spanish Consul F. de Amat to the Granada Relocation Center. July 7, 1944

Physical Description: (Mimeographed, 16pp., 2 items)

Scope and Content Note

Appends documentary exhibits.
Box 113, Folder 4

Quarterly reports on the Granada Relocation Center. 1942-1943

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 113 , Folder 4

Quarterly Report of the Granada Relocation Center, War Relocation Authority, Amache, Colorado. July 1-September 30, 1942

Physical Description: 41pp. Mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 113 , Folder 4

3 manuscripts of the Quarterly reports of the Granada Relocation Center. December 31, 1942 and March 31 & June 30, 1943

Physical Description: (57pp. + 40pp. + 16pp. Carbon copies, 3 items)
Box 113, Folder 5-8

Manuscripts of the Final Reports of the Granada War Relocation Authority Project for various divisions and their activities, prepared by the persons in charge. 1945

Box 113 , Folder 5

Personal Narrative Report of the Reports Officer, Granada Relocation Center. Prepared by Joe McClelland, Reports Officer, and Melvin P. McGovern, Acting Reports Officer. August 13, 1942-April 15, 1945

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 53pp. + appendix. 30pp. + 8pp. + appendix. 7pp. Carbon copy, 1 item)
Box 113 , Folder 6

Internal Security: Final Report Prepared According to Handbook Release #199, Section 140.10.IB, Exhibit XXVI. Compiled by Forrest G. Foster, Acting Chief, Internal Security Section, Community Management Division, Granada Relocation Center.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 10pp. + appendix. Carbon copy, 1 item)
Box 113 , Folder 7

Business Enterprises: Final Report Prepared According to Handbook Release #199, Section 140.10.IB, Exhibit XVI. Compiled by W. Ray Johnson, Chief, Project Community Management, Granada Relocation Center.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 24pp. + 11pp. + appendix. Carbon copy [1 item])
Box 113 , Folder 8

Community Government: Final Report Prepared According to Handbook Release #199, Section 140.10.IB, Exhibit XXVI. Compiled by W. Ray Johnson, Chief, Project Management, Granada Relocation Center.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 33pp. + appendix. Carbon copy, 1 item)
Box 113, Folder 9-11

Copies of the reports prepared by the staff of the Reports Office, Documentary Section, Granada Relocation Center. December 1942-August 1943

Box 113 , Folder 9

Community Council. December 23, 1942

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Farm Section Report, by Mark H. Hayashi. December 31, 1942

Physical Description: (20pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Water and Electric Power System, confidential. January 8, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Coordinating Council. January 13, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Housing, by Housing Superintendent. January 13, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp. + 4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Amache Little Theater - Outing. January 18, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

The Hospital Christmas Party. January 18, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Laboratory Department of the Amache Hospital. January 18, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Baby Food Station. January 20, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Fire Department. January 25, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Individual Mannerisms. January 30, 1943

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Nisei Need Assurance of.... January 30, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

WRA Hospital Monthly Report. January 31, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

The First Semester in Amache Elementary and Secondary Schools. February 4, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Post Office. February 4, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

The Dental Department. February 8, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Dr. [G.D. Carlyle] Thompson Visits Amache Hospital. February 8, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Amache School Controversy. February 9, 1943

Physical Description: (14pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Findings, Agricultural Labor Problems. February 10, 1943

Physical Description: (11pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 9

WRA Hospital, Optometry Department. February 10, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Transportation. February 15, 1943

Physical Description: (8pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Block Managers. February 17, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Buddhism in America. February 19, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Sei Ch no Ie. February 19, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

The School Libraries. February 26, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 9

Survey of Outside Employment. February 28, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 10

College Council. March 1, 1943

Physical Description: (11pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Juvenile Delinquency. March 1, 1943

Physical Description: (8pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Pharmacy. March 2, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Non-Christian Religious Activities. March 3, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Highlights from the Documentation Staff Meeting. March 8, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Documentation Section. March 9, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Hospital Warehouse & Property Division. March 10, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Poultry Report. March 12, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Temporary Community Council. March 18, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

The Army Registration and Nisei Loyalty, confidential. March 17, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Visit of the Spanish Vice-Consul. March 17, 1943

Physical Description: (10pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Public Relations: Girl Reserve Conference. March 24, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Voluntary Enlistment. March 24, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Evacuee School Teachers. March 24, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Typical Reasons Given for Changing Answers to Question no. 28 from 'No' to 'Yes'. March 25, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Opinions on Registration: Volunteer Attitudes. March 30, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Public Relations: Education Department. April 2, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Reaction to WRA Relocation Program. April 2, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

WRA Farm Report: Hog Project. April 2, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Documentation. April 5, 1943

Physical Description: (11pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Community Council. April 6, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Community Government. April 1, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Reaction on the All-Nisei Combat Unit. April 6, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Education: Semester of High School and Scholastic Results. April 10, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Hospital Cafeteria and Kitchen, by Yoshiaki Sugita. April 12, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

WRA Farm Report: Vegetable Project. April 14, 1943

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

OSYA Training Program. April 14, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Politics: Block Managers. April 14, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Attitude toward Administration Officials. April 28, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Documentation Staff Meeting. April 20, 1943

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Coordinating Council Conference on Community Improvement. April 24, 1943

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

WRA Farm Report: Grain and Feed Crop Project. April 27, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Attitude. April 27, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Survey of Evacuee Trade in Lamar. April 29, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

The Hospital Laundry. May 4, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Recreation: Tentative Plans for Re-Organization of Recreational Activities. May 10, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Amache Girl Scouts of America. May 10, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

The Amache Consumer Enterprises. May 11, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 10

WRA Farm Report: Poultry Project. May 11, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Education: The Dedication Program of the New High School Building. May 12, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

WRA Farm Report: Vegetable Project. May 12, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Social Welfare: Legal Aid. May 12, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Social Welfare Hospital Monthly Report (April). May 17, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

Public Services: Progress of Staff Quarters. May 25, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 10

The Advisory School Board. May 27, 1943

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Politics: Community Council. June 9, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp. + appendix)

Scope and Content Note

Appends minutes of the Community Council meetings, April 5-May 31, 1943.
Box 113 , Folder 11

The Problem Concerning Tenant Disposition. June 9, 1943

Physical Description: (8pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

WRA Farm Report: Beef Cattle, Grain and Feed Crop Project. June 14, 1943.

Physical Description: (14pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Hospital Report: Nurse Aides and Orderlies. June 17, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Community Activities. June 18, 1943

Physical Description: (10pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Y.M.C.A. June 18, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Granada Christian Church. June 18, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Sanitation Department. June 23, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

WRA Farm Report: Poultry Project. June 28, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

WRA Farm Report: Hog Project. June 28, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

WRA Farm Report: Hog Project. May 25, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Summer Vacation Activity Program. July 6, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

On the Dedication of the New School Building. July 14, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

WRA Farm. July 14, 1943

Physical Description: (4pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

WRA Farm Report: Vegetable Project. July 9, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

New Community Council. July 16, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp. + appendix)

Scope and Content Note

Appends minutes of the Community Council meetings, June 7-July 6, 1943 and includes results of the Community Council election held on June 19, 1943.
Folder 11

Visit of Spanish Consul (Second Visit). July 16, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Education: Commencement Program. July 17, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Spanish Consul. August 20, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Dillon Myer's Visit. August 9, 1943

Physical Description: (2pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Granada Relocation Center. August 9, 1943

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Blue Star Mothers. August 9, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp.)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Red Cross. August 16, 1943

Physical Description: (5pp. + appendix)
Box 113 , Folder 11

Minutes of the Community Council meetings, July 13-August 10, 1943. August 20, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp. + appendix)
 

Documents re the Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Office copies of the reports prepared by the Documentation Section, Reports Office and materials re the Amache High School.
Box 114, Folder 1-2

Office copies of the reports prepared by the Documentation Section, Reports Office, of the Granada Relocation Center. 1943-1944

Box 114 , Folder 1

Undated reports. 1943

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. The Amache Little Theater Group. 2pp.
  • 2. Public Relation: Arts and Crafts Exhibit. 2pp.
  • 3. Attitudes: 'That's That' Denver Post Editorial. 7pp.
  • 4. Chamber of Commerce, Denver. 8pp.
  • 5. Dental Clinic. 2pp.
  • 6. Education at Apache. 8pp.
  • 7. The Historical Background of the Koen Ranch. 4pp.
  • 8. Information, Reporting and Research. 4pp.
  • 9. Judicial Commission. 5pp. 10. Lamar Junior College. 2pp.
  • 11. Newspaper. 5pp.
  • 12. Religion: Protestant. 2pp.
  • 13. Religion. 2pp.
  • 14. Volunteer Enlistment. 2pp.
  • 15. Granada Relocation Center Documentation Report: WRA Relocation Team Meetings. 2pp.
  • 16. Week of Dedication. 1p.
  • 17. Women's Federation, Granada Relocation Center. 2pp.
Box 114 , Folder 2

Reports. 1944

Physical Description: (Carbon copies)

Scope and Content Note

  • 1. Christmas, 1943, January 1944. 3pp. + appendix.
  • 2. Summer School Activities, June 1, 1944. 3pp.
  • 3. The Boy Scouts of America, June 1, 1944. 7pp. + appendix.
  • 4. Block Managers' 'Vote of Confidence', June 1, 1944. 2pp.
  • 5. Amache Boy Scouts Memo of 1944, February-May June 5, 1944. 6pp.
  • 6. Amache Boy Scouts Memo of 1942-1943, June 5, 1944. 16pp.
  • 7. Scouting at Amache, 1944, June 5, 1944. 3pp.
  • 8. First Court of Honor Program, June 5, 1944. 2pp.
  • 9. Amache Unit of the American Red Cross, June 15, 1944. 5pp. + appendix.
  • 10. Second Court of Honor Program, June 14, 1944. 2pp.
  • 11. Third Court of Honor Program, June 14, 1944. 2pp.
  • 12. Fourth Court of Honor Program, June 14, 1944. 2pp.
  • 13. Cub Court of Honor, June 14, 1944. 1p.
  • 14. Fifth Court of Honor, June 14, 1944. 2pp.
  • 15. Blue Star Mothers Organization, June 15, 1944. 11pp.
  • 16. Amache Community Activities: Center Movies, July 15, 1944. 3pp.
  • 17. Trip to Camp Lockout, by Esther Takei, July 31, 1944. 9pp.
  • 18. Report on ESTES Conference, June 22-July 1, 1944, August 1, 1944. 3pp.
  • 19. The Amache Young Women's Christian Association, July 1944, August 3, 1944. 4pp.
Box 114, Folder 3

Documents re the Amache High School, Granada Relocation Center. ca. 1943-1945

Box 114, Folder 4

Copies of memoranda, from Melvin P. McGovern, high school teacher, to H.K. Walther, Principal. January 1, 1943-June 6, 1945

Physical Description: (27 items)
Box 114, Folder 5-9

Class essays written by high school students at the Amache High School, Granada Relocation Center. ca. 1943-1945

Physical Description: (49 items)
Box 114 , Folder 5

Essays on the outbreak of World War II and their subsequent internment at assembly centers.

Physical Description: (8 essays)
Box 114 , Folder 6

Essays on life experiences in and around assembly centers.

Physical Description: (7 essays)
Box 114 , Folder 7-8

Essays on life experiences re their internment in relocation camps.

Physical Description: (26 essays)
Box 114 , Folder 9

Essays on miscellaneous topics.

Physical Description: (8 essays)
Box 114, Folder 10

Copies of instruction memoranda to high school teachers. 1943-1945

Physical Description: (13 items, Ditto.)
Box 114, Folder 11

Copies of dittoed book lists for various classes at Amache High School. ca. 1943-ca. 1945

Physical Description: (16 items)
Box 114, Folder 12

From Camp to College: Information about Student Relocation as of July 1944, mimeographed report. n.d.

Physical Description: (14pp., 1 item)
Box 114, Folder 13

Donald F. Drummond and Grace G. Lewis, New Pioneer for America. May 19, 1944

Physical Description: (19pp., mimeographed, 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

A synopsis of a play presented at Commencement Exercises, Amache High School.
Box 114, Folder 14

Miscellaneous papers re the Amache High School.

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 114, Folder 15

Miscellaneous forms used in classes at Amache High School.

Physical Description: (37 items)
 

Publications re the Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Box 115, Folder 1

Reports on the Amache HI-Y, an organization formed by high school students at the Granada Relocation Center.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 115 , Folder 1

The Amache HI-Y, 1944-1945. n.d.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 15pp. + appendix. Carbon copy, 1 item)
Box 115 , Folder 1

Reports on ESTES Conference. n.d. (ca.1944)

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 2pp. + appendix. Carbon copy, 1 item, 1 item)
Box 115, Folder 2

Amache Hi It, vol. III, no. 3,5; vol. IV, no. 11. October 25, 1943; November 22, 1943; February 9, 1945

Physical Description: (3 items, mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

A bulletin issued by the Amache HI-Y.
Box 115, Folder 3

Published materials re Amache Elementary and High Schools. 1942-1945

Box 115 , Folder 3

Handbook, Amache Elementary School. For school years. 1942-1943, 1943-1944 and 1944-1945

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 115 , Folder 3

Handbook, Amache High School. 1944-1945

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 115 , Folder 3

Senior Banquet Program, Class of '44.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 115 , Folder 3

Baccalaureate Program, Class of '44.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 115 , Folder 3

Commencement Exercises, Class of '44.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 115 , Folder 3

Commencement Exercises, Class of '45.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 115 , Folder 3

3 other published materials.

Box 115, Folder 4

Amachi Dh Jimmeiroku [characters] [Roster of Japanese internees at the Granada Relocation Camp, Amache, Colorado]. Amache, Colorado. 1945

Physical Description: (169pp. Mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 115, Folder 5

Publications of the Amache Consumer Enterprises, Inc.

Box 115 , Folder 5

Bylaws of the Amache Consumer Enterprises, Inc.: A Rochdale Cooperative. Amache: Amache Consumer Enterprises, Inc. n.d.

Physical Description: (10pp., 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

An information booklet.
Box 115 , Folder 5

Today. Amache. May 1945

Physical Description: (42pp. Mimeographed, 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

A photo album dedicated to the employees of the Amache Consumer Enterprises, Inc.
Box 115, Folder 6

Information booklets and other materials printed by War Relocation Authority (WRA), Granada Relocation Center. 1943-ca. 1945

Box 115 , Folder 6

Welcome. Amache. July 1943

Physical Description: (8pp., mimeographed)
Box 115 , Folder 6

Amache. Amache. n.d. (ca. December 1942)

Physical Description: (33pp., mimeographed)
Box 115 , Folder 6

Amache, Colorado. Amache: Documentation Section, Reports Office, Granada Relocation Center. April 1943

Physical Description: (24pp., mimeographed)
Box 115 , Folder 6

Silk Screen's First Year in Amache. Amache: Silk Screen Shop, Granada Relocation Center. n.d. (ca. 1944)

Physical Description: (11pp., mimeographed)
Box 115 , Folder 6

Resettlement Handbook. Amache: Evacuee Information Office, Granada Relocation Center. n.d. (ca. 1945)

Physical Description: (10pp., mimeographed)
Box 115 , Folder 6

Gaijsento suru hitobito no kokoroe. ca. 1945

Physical Description: (9pp., mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

A Japanese translation of the Resettlement Handbook above (#5).
Box 115 , Folder 6

Souvenir Album: Popular Songs. Amache. n.d.

Physical Description: (113pp., mimeographed)
Box 115, Folder 7

Publications of Japanese internees in the Granada Relocation Center.

Box 115 , Folder 7

Granada Pioneer, Hi Folks. Amache. June [1944]

Physical Description: (13pp.)

Scope and Content Note

A handbook printed to welcome the arrival of internees from the Jerome Relocation Center.
Box 115 , Folder 7

The Pulse, vol. I, no. 1. A literary magazine printed by the Granada Pioneer. n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Published essays and fiction written by Japanese internees in English.
Box 115 , Folder 7

Buddhist Gathas and Services. Amache: Amache Young Buddhist Association. April 1944

Physical Description: (57pp., mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

A book of Buddhist hymns and prayers.
Box 115, Folder 8

Miscellaneous printed materials re the Granada Relocation Center. 1943-1945

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 115, Folder 9

Miscellaneous financial papers of Melvin P. McGovern. Mostly bills and receipts. 1944-1945

Physical Description: (approximately 40 pieces)
 

War Relocation Authority (WRA) photographs of internees at Granada and Heart Mountain Relocation Centers. 1942-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 linear ft.
Box 116-117

Approximately 1000 WRA photographs and snapshots of Japanese internees and their activities in the Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. 1942-1945

Box 722

24 large mounted WRA photographs of Japanese internees at the Granada Relocation Center and Heart Mountain Relocation Center. 1942-1945

Physical Description: (24 items)
 

Copies of War Relocation Authority (WRA) Official Reports 1942-1945

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Box 118, Folder 1

WRA, Quarterly Report, First-Third. March 18-June 30, 1942; July 1-September 30, 1942; October 1-December 31, 1942

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 118, Folder 2

WRA, Community Analysis Section. Project Analysis Series, nos. 10-18,21. July 20 & November 24,; February 3, March 3 & March 27, 1944; April 1 & 19, July 24 and September 2, 1944; February 22, 1945

Physical Description: (10 items, mimeographed)
Box 118, Folder 3

WRA, Community Analysis Report, nos. 2-6,8,10-11. February-June 1943; January 1944; October 1944 & April 1945

Physical Description: (8 items)
Box 118, Folder 4

WRA, Community Analysis Section, Community Analysis Notes, nos. 2-5,7,15. February 29, April 7, March 7 & November 10, 1944, December 29, 1944, July 18, 1945

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 118, Folder 5

WRA, Granada Community Analysis Report No. 2.

Physical Description: (47pp., mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 118, Folder 6

WRA, Office of the Solicitor, Opinion. 1942-1944

Physical Description: (51 items)

Scope and Content Note

  • no. 8 (n.d.).
  • no. 10 (June 17, 1942).
  • nos. 12-16 (June 24 & 25 and July 14, 22 & 27, 1942).
  • no. 20 (September 2, 1942).
  • no. 33 (November 9, 1942).
  • nos. 34-35 (n.d. & November 17, 1942).
  • nos. 38-51 (November 19 & 25 and December 4, 15 & 28, 1942; and January 22, 25 & 26 and February 16, 18, 20 & 24, 1943).
  • nos. 53-55 (March 24 & 26, 1943).
  • nos. 57-63 (April 9, 1943).
  • nos. 65-70 (April 14 and June 5, 12, 18, 19 & 23, 1943).
  • nos. 73-77 (July 23, August 13, 19 & 30 and September 8 & 30, 1943).
  • and no. 81 (August 17, 1944).
Box 118, Folder 7

WRA, Office of the Solicitor, Index-Digest of Opinions Issued by the Office of the Solicitor (Number 2).

Physical Description: (29pp., mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 118, Folder 8

WRA, Office of the Solicitor, A Memorandum on the Validity of Detention under the Leave Regulations of the War Relocation Authority. January 1, 1944

Physical Description: (60pp. + 11pp. Mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 118, Folder 9

WRA, Semi-Annual Report. January 1-June 30, 1943; January 1-June 30, 1944; and July 1-December 31, 1944

Physical Description: (3 items)
 

Miscellaneous War Relocation Authority (WRA) Reports and Publications 1942-1945

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Box 119, Folder 1

Mimeographed copies of Dillon S. Myer's statements and addresses, distributed by the WRA. January 1943-June 1945

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 119 , Folder 1

D.S. Myer's supplementary statement before the Sub-Committee of the Military Affairs Committee of the United States Senate. January 20, 1943

Physical Description: (25pp. + 6pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

Evidence of Americanism among Japanese Americans: Myer's statement presented before Costello Subcommittee of House Committee on Un-American Activities. July 7, 1943

Physical Description: (1p.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

The Truth about Relocation: Myer's address before a luncheon meeting of the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco. August 6, 1943

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

The Relocation Program: Myer's address before a meeting of State Commanders and State Adjutants of the American Region of Indianapolis, Indiana. November 16, 1943

Physical Description: (10pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

The Facts about the War Relocation Authority, Myer's address before a luncheon meeting of the Los Angeles Town Hall. January 21, 1944

Physical Description: (11pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

Relocation Problems and Policies: Myer's address before the Tuesday Evening Club at Pasadena, California. March 14, 1944

Physical Description: (12pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

Racism and Reason: Myer's address before an interfaith meeting sponsored by the Pacific Coast Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, at Los Angeles. October 2, 1944

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

Statements of Myer before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. April 30, 1945

Physical Description: (26pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 1

Problems of Evacuees' Resettlement in California: Myer's address at Eagle Rock, California. June 19, 1945

Physical Description: (13pp.)
Box 119, Folder 2

War Relocation Authority (WRA) - Education.

Box 119 , Folder 2

A booklet: WRA, Education Program in War Relocation Centers. Washington D.C. February 1945

Physical Description: (23pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 2

WRA, Teachers' Handbook on Education for Relocation. Supplementing Manual Section 30.3. April 27, 1944

Physical Description: (Mimeographed, irregular pagination, 1 item)
Box 119, Folder 3

WRA Information Digest. November & December 1944 and March 1945

Physical Description: (3 items, mimeographed)
Box 119, Folder 4

WRA, Administrative Notice, no. 43, 160. March 14, 1944; September 18, 1944

Physical Description: (2 items, mimeographed)
Box 119, Folder 5

WRA, Community School Forum, vol. I, no. 2. June 1943

Physical Description: (7pp. Mimeographed, 1 item)
Box 119, Folder 6

Miscellaneous WRA administrative instruction bulletins. 1942-1944

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 119, Folder 7

Miscellaneous printed reports distributed by the WRA. 1942-1945

Box 119 , Folder 7

War Relocation Authority Tentative Policy Statement. May 29, 1942

Physical Description: (28pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Roy Nash, Director, Manzanar War Relocation Project, Manzanar from the Inside, Text of an address delivered before the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco. July 31, 1942

Physical Description: (13pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Jos. H. Smart, Democracy in Relocation Centers, A speech at the Educational Conference, Heart Mountain Center. October 8, 1942

Physical Description: (7pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Japanese-Americans in Relocation Centers. March 1943

Physical Description: (4pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

The Wrong Ancestors, a lecture. June 1943

Physical Description: (11pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Charles F. Ernst, Progress Report on the Relocation of Japanese, a speech at the California State Conference of Social Work, Los Angeles. May 11, 1943

Physical Description: (24pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Statement of Testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities, Los Angeles. May 26, 1943

Physical Description: (24pp., mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

Presented before Costello Subcommittee of House Committee on Un-American Activities on July 7, 1943.
Box 119 , Folder 7

Statement of Justice Byrnes, Director of War Mobilization. July 17, 1943

Physical Description: (3pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

John F. Embree, War Relocation Authority, Reprint from Journal of the Washington Academy of Scences, vol. 33, no. 8. August 15, 1943

Physical Description: (pp. 238-242)
Box 119 , Folder 7

The Leave Program of the War Relocation Authority. October 1, 1944

Physical Description: (18pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Executive Office of the President, War Refugee Board, German Extermination Camps - Auschwitz and Birkenau. November 1944

Physical Description: (39pp. + 19pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 7

The Future of America's Japanese. n.d. (ca. October 1945)

Physical Description: (10pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Relocation of Japanese Americans in Chicago. n.d. (ca. August 1945)

Physical Description: (17pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

Horman P. Eberharter, Minority Report of the 'Dies' Committee. n.d.

Physical Description: (14pp., mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 7

WRA, The Segregation Program: A Statement for Appointed Personnel in WRA Centers. n.d.

Physical Description: (10pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 7

A report on the Tule Lake Center. n.d.

Physical Description: (6pp., mimeographed)
Box 119, Folder 8

WRA, Abstract, nos. 23-34. n.d. (ca. 1943)

Physical Description: (12 items, mimeographed)
Box 119, Folder 9

WRA, Bibliography of Japanese in America. November 7, 1942; August 14, 1943

Physical Description: (2 items, 13pp., and 32pp. Mimeographed.)

Scope and Content Note

Also, bibliography on War Relocation Authority, Japanese and Japanese-Americans, Part III.
Box 119, Folder 10

Miscellaneous administrative notices of the WRA. 1942-1945

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 119, Folder 11

Information pamphlets printed by the WRA for Japanese internees. 1942-1945

Box 119 , Folder 11

WRA, Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees: A Relocation Center. Washington D.C. September 1942

Physical Description: (13pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 11

WRA, The Relocation Program: A Guidebook for the Residents of Relocation Centers. Washington, D.C. May 1943

Physical Description: 16pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 11

WRA, Granada Project, Guide to Relocation, Amache, Colorado. May 1944

Physical Description: [33pp.] Mimeographed)
Box 119 , Folder 11

WRA, When You Leave the Relocation Center. n.d.

Physical Description: (7pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 11

WRA, When you leave the Relocation Center. n.d.

Physical Description: (9pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 11

WRA, Segregation of Persons of Japanese Ancestry in Relocation Centers. Washington D.C. August 1943

Physical Description: (14pp.)
Box 119, Folder 12

McGovern's copies of unpublished reports prepared for the WRA. ca. 1943

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 119 , Folder 12

Galen M. Fisher, Japanese Colony: Success Story. February 1943

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 10pp. Carbon copy)
Box 119 , Folder 12

Francis Biddle, Democracy and Racial Minorities. n.d.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 11pp. Carbon copy)
Box 119 , Folder 12

Anonymous, E vacuee Problems: His Adjustment, Administration, and Future. n.d.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 12pp.)
Box 119 , Folder 12

Anonymous, The Teacher and the War Relocation Project. n.d.

Physical Description: (Manuscript, 15pp.)
Box 119, Folder 13

Tamotsu Shibutani, Selected Chapters from Rumors in a Crisis Situation: M.A. Thesis, University of Chicago. 1944

Physical Description: (Manuscript, [24pp. + 39pp. + 49pp. + 31pp. + 4pp.] (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Marked confidential.
Box 119, Folder 14-15

WRA reprints of English newspapers and magazine articles. February 1943-November 1944

Physical Description: (28 items)
 

Various Evacuee Publications at Relocation Centers

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Publications re the resettlement of evacuees, and miscellaneous newspaper and magazine clippings.
Box 120, Folder 1

Publications at the Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. 1943-1944

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 120 , Folder 1

Reports Office, Gila River Relocation Center, A Year at Gila. Rivers, Arizona. July 1943

Physical Description: (No pagination, Mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

An anniversary booklet.
Box 120 , Folder 1

The Gila News-Courier. “Second Year at Gila”. Rivers, Arizona: The Gila News-Courier. July 1944

Physical Description: (46pp., mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

An anniversary booklet.
Box 120, Folder 2

Publication at the Manzanar Relocation Center, California. 1943

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 120 , Folder 2

Education Division, Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar Adult Education with Special Emphasis on Vocational Training: Spring Semester, 1943. Manzanar, California. n.d. (1943)

Physical Description: (12pp., mimeographed)
Box 120, Folder 3

Publication at the Poston Relocation Center, Arizona. 1943

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 120 , Folder 3

American Red Cross, Colorado River Project, WRA, The First Year: Story of the Red Cross in Poston [Soritsu isshunen kinen] [characters]. Poston, Arizona. November 1943

Physical Description: (26pp., 8pp., mimeographed)
Language of Material: In English and Japanese.
Box 120, Folder 4

Publication at the Rohwer Relocation Center, Arkansas. 1943

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 120 , Folder 4

Rohwer Outpost, Lil Dan'l: One Year in a Relocation Center. Rohwer, Arkansas. 1943

Physical Description: (28pp., mimeographed)
Box 120, Folder 5

Publications at the Central Utah Relocation Center, Topaz, Utah. 1943-1944

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 120 , Folder 5

Reports Division, Topaz Relocation Center, Facts You Should Know. Topaz, Utah. n.d. (ca. 1943)

Physical Description: (8pp., mimeographed)
Box 120 , Folder 5

Project Reports Division, Historical Section, Central Utah Relocation Project, Welcome to Topaz. Topaz, Utah. January 1943

Physical Description: 30pp., mimeographed)
Box 120 , Folder 5

Trek, vol. I, no. 2-3. February 1943; June 1943

Physical Description: (2 issues)

Scope and Content Note

A special publication of the Project Reports Division, Central Utah Relocation Center.
Box 120 , Folder 5

Historical Section, Project Reports Division, Central Utah Project, All Aboard. Topaz, Utah. Spring 1944

Physical Description: (54pp.)
Box 120, Folder 6

Publications at the Tule Lake Center, Newell, California. 1943-1944

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 120 , Folder 6

Tulean Dispatch, Tule Lake Relocation Center. A Tule Lake Interlude: First Anniversary, May 27, 1942-1943. Newell, California: The Tulean Dispatch. 1943

Physical Description: (109pp., mimeographed)
Box 120 , Folder 6

Tulean Dispatch Magazine, vol. I, no. 8. March 1943

Physical Description: (Mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

A literary magazine.
Box 120 , Folder 6

WRA, Tule Lake Segregation Center, Information concerning Tule Lake Center. Newell, California. September 1944

Physical Description: (20pp., Mimeographed)

Scope and Content Note

An information booklet.
Box 120, Folder 7

The MISLS Album. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (136pp., 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

A photo album published by the Album Staff of the Military Intelligence Service Language School.
Box 120, Folder 8

English pamphlets and leaflets on the wartime internment and resettlement of the Japanese, published by various civic and church organizations. 1942-1945

Physical Description: (21 items)
Box 120, Folder 9

Neal Woodruff, editor, Estespeaks. Topeka, Kansas: Student Christian Movement of the Rocky Mountain Region. December 1944

Physical Description: (1 item, Mimeographed, no pagination)

Scope and Content Note

A report of the Estes Student-Faculty Conference of the Student Christian Movement, Rocky Mountain Region, at Association Camp Colorado on June 22-July 1, 1944.
Box 120, Folder 10

A collection of newsletters, leaflets, newspapers, and clippings of newspaper and magazine articles. 1942-1945

Physical Description: (43 items)

Scope and Content Note

Mostly on the wartime internment of the Japanese, relocation camps, and other related topics.