The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement: A Digital Archive
Title: Pearl Harbor Attack Guided by Arrows, Pre-evacuation newspaper clippings, Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 318, Folder W 2.50:3

December 1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor

Title: Magazine articles by evacuees, Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 317, Folder W 2.47

February 1942
Executive Order 9066

Title: Magazine articles by evacuees, Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 317, Folder W 2.47

March 1942
Removal

Title: Grant proposals and outlines, progress reports and budgets, Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 299, Folder W 1.51

May 1942
The Study

Title: Topaz Volunteers for the U.S. Army, Creator: United States. War Relocation Authority, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 95, Folder H 8.10

September 1943
The "Disloyal"

Title: Topaz Times, Creator: Central Utah Relocation Center, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 95, Folder H 11.01

December 1944
9066 Rescinded

Title: Newspaper clippings, Northern California (primarily), Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 326, Folder W 2.54:2

March 1946
Resettlement

March 1946
Resettlement

By September 1945, thousands of internees were leaving the confinement sites every month. Some chose to return to the West Coast while others resettled in different parts of the country. Most confinement sites were closed by the end of 1945, but the Tule Lake Segregation Center operated until March 20, 1946.

Title: Newspaper clippings, Northern California (primarily), Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 326, Folder W 2.54:2
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Title: Newspaper clippings, Northern California (primarily)
Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study
Role: Compiler
Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 326, Folder W 2.54:2
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The many hardships of relocation to the West Coast were widely reported in newspapers, namely the search for housing and employment.

Title: Some Aspects of Economic Losses Suffered by Japanese Evacuees, Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 16, Folder A 18.06
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Title: Some Aspects of Economic Losses Suffered by Japanese Evacuees
Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study
Role: Compiler
Call Number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 16, Folder A 18.06
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A collaborator for the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Joseph Omachi analyzed the economic losses suffered by family groups as a result of incarceration.

Title: Resettlement phase studies, Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, Role: Compiler, Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 313, Folder W 2.03
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Title: Resettlement phase studies
Creator: Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study
Role: Compiler
Call number: BANC MSS 67/14 c, Box 313, Folder W 2.03
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The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study began to collect data on groups of resettlers in the Chicago area shortly after the loyalty questionnaire gave internees leave clearance. Their study continued after the closure of the confinement sites and resulted in the publication of The Salvage.

 
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