8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans.

  1. World War II Rumor Project collection, 1942-1943

    approximately 8,000 items. 10 boxes (5 linear feet). 141 folders (approx. 8,000 sheets). 12 drawings and cartoons : graphite pencil, blue ink, newsprint. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript collection created by the Office of War Information in 1942-1943. Field representatives of various federal agencies in 42 states enlisted individuals who collected rumors generated in the United States during World War II. These individuals or "correspondents" included dentists, beauty shop operators, policemen, proprietors, and librarians who had access to rumors in their communities. Reports were submitted to Dr. Eugene Horowitz at the Bureau of Public Inquiries of OWI, who organized the materials. Rumors, jokes, rhymes, and anecdotes about the war were also collected by teachers from African American and white high school and college students; a few drawings and cartoons are included with the submissions from students.

  2. J. Skelly Wright papers, 1933-1987

    85,100 items. 243 containers. 120.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Attorney, judge, and educator. Personal and professional correspondence, case files, opinions, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, financial papers, teaching material, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating primarily to Wright's legal and judicial career.

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  3. Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    150,000 items. 490 containers plus 93 oversize. 221 linear feet. 21 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.

  4. Lee McCardell papers, 1867-2009

    8,000 items. 25 containers. 9.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and newspaper editor. Family and general correspondence, professional and personal writings, clippings, and other materials relate to his work as a journalist in Maryland, New York, Paris, London, Rome, Algeria, North Africa, and the Middle East. Materials also relate to his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe during World War II.

  5. Laurence Ilsley Hewes Jr. papers, 1911-2019

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Land reform economist. Primarily unpublished manuscripts, journals, speeches, and correspondence documenting Hewes's work both domestically and internationally. Also included are his works of creative writing, as well as those of family members.

  6. Kenje Ogata collection, 1924-2002, 2008, 2011 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    54 items.. 24 folders.. moving images: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. sound recordings: 2 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic images: 29 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. artifacts: 5 items.. manuscripts: 13 items.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Kenje Ogata collection consists of artifacts, audio recordings, biographical material, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a journal, maps, military papers, photographs, and a video recording relating to Ogata's service in the United States Army and Army Air Forces during World War II.

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  7. Personal Narratives of the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II: Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    61 video recordings.. 55 photographs.. 16 sound recordings.. 50 manuscripts.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selected personal narratives relating to the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Collected by the Veterans History Project, 2002-2018. Collection includes personal narratives in the form of audio and video oral histories, biographical information, clippings, civilian papers, creative works, maps, memoirs, military papers, printed matter and photographs.

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  8. Jeanne Sakata papers, 1942-2010

    125 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. 47 digital files (2.44 GB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress and playwright. Articles, correspondence, DVDs, essays, flyers, programs, scripts, research materials, and transcripts of oral history interviews relating to the struggles of Japanese American Gordan Hirabayashi during World War II for Jeanne Sakata's play Dawn's Light: The Journey of Gordan Hirabayashi. The play was eventually re-titled Hold These Truths.

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