Harry R. Hatate Papers, 1943-1952  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hatate, Harry R
Title
Harry R. Hatate Papers
Dates
1943-1952 (inclusive)
Quantity
.21 cubic ft.
Collection Number
4513 (Accession No. 4513-001)
Summary
A maintenance supervisor at the Minidoka Relocation Center during World War II.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Harry Hatate was a Japanese American incarcerated at the Minidoka Relocation Center during World War II. He was Maintenance Supervisor at Minidoka and chaired a committee to distribute special food from Japan to Japanese nationals in the camp in 1944.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers document complaints of Issei residents at the Center and a meeting with the National War Relocation Authority Director, Dillon Myer. Also included are minutes and correspondence concerning a labor dispute of maintenance workers in late 1943 and early 1944.

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Personal PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Organizational Features- Minidoka Consumers' Cooperative
1/2
General Correspondence- re. Minidoka Maintenance Workers
1943-1944
1/3
Minutes - Minidoka Maintenance Workers
1943-1944
Reports
Box/Folder
1/4
Minidoka Center Residents' Report to the Spanish Consul
1943
1/4
Evacuees Meeting with War Relocation Authority National Director
1943
Box/Folder
1/5
Directive - "When You Leave the Relocation Center"
n.d.
1/6
Newspapers-Minidoka Irrigator
1944-1945
1/7
Magazine -Scene
1952

Food Distribution Committee, Minidoka, 1944Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/7

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concentration camp inmates--Idaho--Hunt
  • Concentration camps--Idaho--Hunt
  • Concentration camps--Idaho--Hunt--Food service
  • Consumer cooperatives--Idaho--Hunt
  • Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
  • Labor disputes--Idaho--Hunt
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Idaho--Hunt
  • World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Hatate, Harry R.--Archives
  • Myer, Dillon S. (Dillon Seymour), 1891-
  • Corporate Names :
  • Minidoka Relocation Center
  • United States. War Relocation Authority