Yoshito Fujii Papers, 1942-1945  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fujii, Yoshito
Title
Yoshito Fujii Papers
Dates
1942-1945 (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 1 cubic foot
Collection Number
1582
Summary
Papers of a Japanese American businessman and civic leader who was removed from Seattle to the Minidoka Relocation Center in Idaho 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
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

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

Yoshito Fujii was a Seattle Issei hotel owner and civic leader. During the incarceration experience, he played an important role in the organization of a viable community at the Minidoka Relocation Center in Hunt, Idaho. He served as chairman of the first Board of Directors there and was later chairman of the Community Council.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Scrapbook, compiled by Fujii, of minutes and memoranda relating to the Japanese community interned at Minidoka Relocation Center, Idaho, during World War II; together with his notes on the history of the Japanese in the Pacific Northwest.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

The papers of Harry R. Hatate (folders 2 & 3) also document the maintenance worker labor dispute at Minidoka (volume 3 below).

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 1582-001: Yoshito Fujii papers, circa 1940?Return to Top

14 pages

Scope and Content: Notes on Japanese History in the Northwest, covering the period approximately 1610-1930. The notes are undated, but since the ending timeframe is the 1930s, it was probably written in the 1940s.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Accession No. 1582-002: Yoshito Fujii papers, 1942-1945Return to Top

1.5' linear

Scope and Content: The collection consists of a three-volume scrapbook that contains, among scores of items, minutes, memoranda, reports, and correspondence dating from 1942 to 1945.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Y. Fujii, Dec. 16, 1979.

Container(s) Description Dates
WRA Housing Division
volume-page Accession
I/5-6 1582-002
Policy and Regulations
I/7 1582-002
Clearance Procedure
I/8 1582-002
Outside Visitors
I/9 1582-002
Adjustment Board
I/11 1582-002
Housing Census
I/13-14 1582-002
Adjustment
I/16 1582-002
Short Term Leaves
I/17-18 1582-002
Segregation and Adjustment
I/19 1582-002
Housing for Community Activities
I/20-23 1582-002
2000 from the Tule Lake Camp
I/25 1582-002
List of Repatriates
I/26 1582-002
Sample of Case Workers' Reports
Consumers' Cooperative Enterprise
volume-page Accession
I/27 1582-002
Minutes of Inter-Project Cooperative Conference
I/28-33 1582-002
Inter-Project Communication Memos
I/34 1582-002
Balance Sheet of Consumer Enterprise, Topaz, Utah
I/35 1582-002
Minidoka Consumers' Cooperative Membership Dues
I/36-37 1582-002
Inter-Project Communication
I/38-39 1582-002
Letter to Mr. Gerald Richardson, Washington, D.C.
I/40 1582-002
Federal & State Unemployment Tax
I/41-42 1582-002
Operating Agreement, Enterprise & WRA
I/43 1582-002
Articles of Incorporation of the Minidoka Consumers' Cooperative
I/48 1582-002
Additional Shoe Ration Currency
I/49 1582-002
Administrative Instruction No. 28, Financial Condition of Enterprise
I/50-51 1582-002
Letter from Otto Rossman, Sr. Advisor
I/52 1582-002
Fidelity National Bank's Letter
I/53 1582-002
Question on Employment Tax Liability
US Securities & Exchange Commission
volume-page Accession
I/54-56 1582-002
Subject: Public Offering
I/57 1582-002
Reply
I/58-59 1582-002
Regional Office, Seattle, Wash.
volume-page Accession
I/60-62 1582-002
Special License
I/64-66 1582-002
Operating Agreement
I/67 1582-002
Letter of Recommendation for Mr. Taikichi Fujihara
I/68-69 1582-002
Administrative Instruction No. 94, Issuance of Work Clothing
I/70 1582-002
Movies Showing
I/71 1582-002
Patronage Dividends
I/72 1582-002
Movies, Flowershop, Fish Store, and Newspaper
I/73 1582-002
Inter-Project Consumers' Enterprise, Employment and Its Rating - Charter
I/74-87 1582-002
Minutes of Federation of Business - Enterprise Conference
I/88 1582-002
Montgomery Ward, Catalogs
I/89-91 1582-002
Administrative Notices
I/92-93 1582-002
Joint Meeting with the Administrative Staff Members
I/94 1582-002
Membership - Stamp Tax
I/95-96 1582-002
License and Job Classification for Laborers
I/97-99 1582-002
Petition from Barbers and Data
I/100 1582-002
Memo - Fish Supplies in the Diet
I/101 1582-002
Corporation License Tax
I/102 1582-002
Chicago Conference
I/104-105 1582-002
Inter-Office Memo
I/106 1582-002
Operating Statement
I/107 1582-002
Balance Sheet as of Dec. 31, 1943
Community Government
volume-page Accession
I/108-111 1582-002
Organization
I/112 1582-002
Election Rules for Community Council
I/113 1582-002
First Community Council
I/114-116 1582-002
Officers and Committee Members
I/117-121 1582-002
Minutes of the Community Council Meeting
March 9, 1944
I/121-122 1582-002
Minutes of the Community Council Meeting
March 14, 1944
I/123-130 1582-002
Joint Meeting of Community Council and Block Commissioners
March 21, 1944
I/131-135 1582-002
Minutes of the Community Council Meeting
March 28, 1944
I/136-138 1582-002
Supplemental Reports
Minidoka Community Government
Minutes
volume-page Accession
II/3-7 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
April 4, 1944
II/8-9 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
May 10, 1944
II/10-16 1582-002
Mediation Committee Meeting
Jan. 7, 1944
II/17-19 1582-002
Block Delegates Meeting
Jan 8, 1944
II/20-21 1582-002
Mediation Committee Meeting
Jan. 9, 1944
II/22-25 1582-002
Joint Meeting of Mediation Committee and Sanitation Representatives
Jan. 10, 1944
II/26-28 1582-002
Joint Meeting of Boilermen, Janitors and Janitoresses
Jan. 10, 1944
volume-page Accession
II/29 1582-002
Letter Addressed to Mr. Stafford, Project Director
II/30-37 1582-002
Summaries of Our Observation on the Dispute Between the Administration and Maintenance Workers
Agendas
volume-page Accession
II/38 1582-002
Regular Monthly Joint Meeting with the Block Commissioners
May 16, 1944
II/39 1582-002
Special Community Council Meeting
May 29, 1944
II/40 1582-002
Special Community Council Meeting
June 6, 1944
II/41 1582-002
Special Joint Meeting with the Block Commissioners
June 7, 1944
II/42 1582-002
Special Community Council Meeting
June 14, 1944
II/43 1582-002
Regular Monthly Joint Meeting with the Block Commissioners
June 20, 1944
II/44 1582-002
Regular Monthly Joint Meeting with the Block Commissioners
June 18, 1944
Minutes
volume-page Accession
II/48-50 1582-002
Special Joint Meeting of Community Council (Old & New Members)
Sept. 5, 1944
II/51-52 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Sept. 26, 1944
II/53-56 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Oct. 2, 1944
II/57-58 1582-002
Special Council Meeting
Oct. 2, 1944
II/61-62 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Oct. 24, 1944
II/63-64 1582-002
Special Community Council Meeting
Oct. 26, 1944
II/65-67 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Nov. 7, 1944
II/68-69 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Nov. 28, 1944
II/70-71 1582-002
Special Community Council Meeting
Dec. 4, 1944
II/72-73 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Dec. 19, 1944
II/74-75 1582-002
Community Council Meeting
Jan. 16, 1945
II/76-80 1582-002
Meeting of Community Council and the Block Commissioners with Mr. S. T. Kimball
Jan. 4, 1945
II/81-86 1582-002
The Japanese Translation of the Minutes Mentioned Above
volume-page Accession
II/87-96 1582-002
Summary of WRA Policies and Procedures for the Final Phase of the Relocation Program
II/97-124 1582-002
Minutes of Meeting of the Community Council and the Block Commissioners, with Mr. D. S. Myer, National Director
Feb. 19, 1945
II/125 1582-002
Public Announcement Made by Mr. Dillon S. Myer, National Director
early 1945
II/126-132 1582-002
Report to Mr. Myer from Residents of Minidoka
Feb.19, 1945
II/133 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Community Council Chairman
II/134-135 1582-002
Letter to Mr. Stafford from Stafford School PTA
II/143-144 1582-002
Minutes of Joint Meeting of the Old and New Community Council and the Block Commissioners
Mar. 12, 1945
Supplementary Documents
volume-page Accession
III/2-32 1582-002
Center Regulations
July 10, 1942
Labor Dispute - Between Administration and Maintenance Workers
volume-page Accession
III/34 1582-002
Letter to Mr. Stafford, Proj. Director
Jan. 7, 1944
III/35-37 1582-002
The Arbitration Committee's Observation and Recommendations
III/38 1582-002
Memo to Janitorial Service Workers
III/39 1582-002
Copy of Teletype Message from Mr. Myer, WRA Wa
III/40 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Community Council
III/41 1582-002
Recommendation from Council Mediation Committee
III/42 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Mr. Hatade [i.e., Hatate], Supervisor, and All Maintenance Employees
III/43 1582-002
Minutes of Mediation Committee Meeting
Jan. 7, 1944
III/44-49 1582-002
Minutes of Joint Meeting with Mr.Stafford
Jan. 7, 1944
III/50-52 1582-002
Minutes of Block Delegates
Jan. 8, 1944
III/53 1582-002
Minutes of Mediation Committee
Jan. 9, 1944 (2:00 p.m.)
III/54 1582-002
Minutes of Mediation Committee
Jan. 9, 1944 (4:30 p.m.)
III/55-58 1582-002
Minutes of Joint of Mediation Committee and Sanitation Representatives
Jan. 10, 1944 (10 a.m.)
III/59-61 1582-002
Minutes of Joint Meeting of Boilermen, Janitors, & Janitoresses
Jan. 10, 1944 (3:00 p.m.)
Labor Dispute - In the Construction of Project Gymnasium
volume-page Accession
III/62 1582-002
Memorandum from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
III/63 1582-002
Memorandum to Mr. Rawlings, Ass. Proj. Director in Charge of Operations
Oct. 20, 1944
III/64-67 1582-002
Our Reply to Mr. Stafford
Oct. 27, 1944
III/68 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford
Oct. 27, 1944
III/69 1582-002
Copy of Memo to Mr. Rawlings
Oct. 25, 1944
III/70-71 1582-002
Copy of Letter from Mr. Plank, Sr. Engineer, to Mr. Rawlings
Oct. 26, 1944
III/72 1582-002
Copy of a Letter from Mr. Myer to Mr. Stafford
Oct. 20, 1944
III/73-76 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Community Council Chairman
Nov. 13, 1944
III/77 1582-002
Diagram of Relationship of All Concerned and Their Responsibilities in Gym. Construction
III/78 1582-002
Notice of Meeting to Mr. Omura
Nov. 13, 1944
III/79 1582-002
Japanese Recruiting Notice for Work Crew
III/80 1582-002
Copy of Teletype Message from Mr. Stafford to Mr. Myer
Nov. 15, 1944
III/81 1582-002
Signed Petition from Hunt High School Student Council to Community Council Chairman
Nov. 17, 1944
III/82-83 1582-002
Office Memorandum from Mr. Stafford to Community Council Chairman
Nov. 17, 1944
III/84-86 1582-002
Teletype to Mr. Myer, Wn.
Nov. 20, 1944
III/87-88 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Dec. 2, 1944
Closing Pickling Plants and Some Labor Problems
volume-page Accession
III/89 1582-002
Letter to Mr. Davidson, Ass. Proj. Director, in Charge of Operation
Mar. 11, 1944
III/90-91 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Miller, Acting Proj. Director, to Council Chairman
Mar. 14, 1944
III/92-95 1582-002
Minutes of Joint Meeting of the Pickling Plantworkers and Representatives of the Farm Division
Mar. 18, 1944
Suspension of the Community Activities Program
volume-page Accession
III/96-98 1582-002
Letter to Mr. Stafford
Oct. 31, 1944
III/99-100 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Nov. 10, 1944
Disbanding of the Emergency Crew Set-up
volume-page Accession
III/101 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Nov. 27, 1944
III/102 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Nov. 29, 1944
III/102-106 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Dec. 12, 1944
Coal Hauling Operation & Labor Problem
volume-page Accession
III/107 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Nov. 30, 1944
III/108-109 1582-002
Letter from Mr. Stafford to Council Chairman
Dec. 7, 1944
III/110 1582-002
Copy of Memo to Mr. Gooding
Dec. 6, 1944
III/111 1582-002
Memo from Mr. Barrett, Proj. Attorney
Dec. 9, 1944
volume-page Accession
III/112-114 1582-002
Special Report to Mr. Kimball, Community Org. Advisor W.R.A.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concentration camp inmates--Idaho--Hunt
  • Concentration camps--Idaho--Hunt
  • Concentration camps--Idaho--Hunt--Management
  • Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
  • Japanese Americans--Northwest, Pacific--History
  • World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Idaho--Hunt
  • World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Fujii, Yoshito--Archives
  • Myer, Dillon S. (Dillon Seymour), 1891-1982
  • Corporate Names :
  • Minidoka Relocation Center
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Scrapbooks

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)