The National Archives has identified several records with in the
AAD system that may be of interest. These reords and a breif description
are listed below in no particular order.
- Robert T. Matsui
recently deceased member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
See his record from Records About Japanese-Americans Relocated During World War II.
- The record of an October 1985, NHPRC grant
to George Washington University for the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, in Records About Grants, Insurance, Loans, Subsidies and
Other Economic Assistance Awarded by Federal Agencies.
- Kurt Vonnegut
well-known author. See his record in the World War II Prisoners of War Data file.
- One of the records of the use of ammunition by the 527th Military Police Company
in defense of the U.S. embassy in Saigon during the TET offensive, January 31, 1968.
- Jack R. Robinson (Jackie Robinson)
Broke the color barrier in baseball. See his Army Enlistment Card Record.
- Daniel K. Inouye
First American of Japanese descent in the House of Representatives. See his Army Enlistment Card Record.
- Joseph L. Barrow (Joe Louis)
Heavyweight boxing champion. See his Army Enlistment Card Record.
- Iwao Takamoto
recently deceased creator of the cartoon character Scooby-Doo, and others, who learned some of his illustration techniques while at a WRA camp. See his World War II War Relocation Authority (WRA) record.