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Chiura Obata Papers, Forced Relocation of Hiro Niwa and Material from Tanforan and Topaz, 1942-1945

*PLEASE NOTE: This collection contains projects/pages in Japanese and/or Chinese. Please fully transcribe all materials in the language they are originally written in and only include translations if you are able by using [[translation]] and [[/translation]] around the English translated text.* The papers of Japanese-American artist and educator Chiura Obata (1885-1975) contain biographical material primarily related to Obata's family's forced relocation from Berkeley to Tanforan detention center and incarceration at the Topaz Relocation center during WWII. Correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings by Chiura Obata and others; material related to the art schools Obata established at Tanforan and Topaz; teaching files and professional activities; diaries, and other documents are included. Help transcribe projects from this collection to learn more about Obata and his impact on the art world.

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Chiura Obata Papers, Forced Relocation of Obata Family, Notebooks of Items Packed or Sold, 1942

*PLEASE NOTE: This collection contains projects/pages in Japanese and/or Chinese. Please fully transcribe all materials in the language they are originally written in and only include translations if you are able by using [[translation]] and [[/translation]] around the English translated text.* The papers of Japanese-American artist and educator Chiura Obata (1885-1975) contain biographical material primarily related to Obata's family's forced relocation from Berkeley to Tanforan detention center and incarceration at the Topaz Relocation center during WWII. Correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings by Chiura Obata and others; material related to the art schools Obata established at Tanforan and Topaz; teaching files and professional activities; diaries, and other documents are included. Help transcribe projects from this collection to learn more about Obata and his impact on the art world.

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North Carolina Field Offices, Subordinate Field Offices: Wilmington, Press Copies of Letters Sent, Vol. 2 (256), Part 2

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Field Offices for the State of North Carolina, Series 4.53: Subordinate Field Offices: Wilmington (Superintendent of the Southern District). Additional resources including a list of Freedmen's Bureau staff in North Carolina are available on the Freedmen's Bureau Instructions Page. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the experiences of formerly enslaved men and women in North Carolina during

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