Topics

The DDR Topics is a subject headings list covering a variety of themes across the entire Japanese American historical experience. The main focus is on the World War II exclusion and incarceration, and how it was shaped by the pre-war immigration period as well as how it affected the community's post-war development.

Immigration and citizenship (99)
Life in Japan and reasons for leaving (59)
The journey (23)
Arrival (55)
Gannen Mono
Naturalization (104)
Anti-immigration sentiment (83)
Law and legislation (19)
Discriminatory laws (131)
Legal cases (12)
Picture brides (9)
Industry and employment (204)
Agriculture (286)
Farmers' markets and stands (29)
Chick sexing
Dairy farming (10)
Farming (144)
Flower growers (24)
Migrant labor (1)
Plantations (1)
Strawberries (14)
Small business (179)
Bakeries (4)
General stores (36)
Grocery stores (10)
Hardware stores
Laundromats (4)
Restaurants (28)
Florists
Service stations and garages
Timber (44)
Fishing and canneries (156)
Railroads (42)
Hotel industry (57)
Domestic service (8)
Organized labor (39)
Arts (1)
Banking (1)
Barbering and hairdressing (2)
Bath houses
Carpentry
Dentistry (28)
Educators
Firefighting (14)
Importing (12)
Insurance
Journalism (14)
Labor brokering (1)
Law (8)
Law enforcement (6)
Medicine (12)
Mining (9)
Photography (7)
Real estate
Retail (4)
Brewing (1)
Aviation
Gardening
Community activities (560)
Associations and organizations (152)
Kenjinkai (18)
Economic associations (28)
The Japanese American Citizens League (305)
Community and social service associations (56)
Student clubs (43)
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America (52)
Fujinkai (1)
Festivals, celebrations, and holidays (332)
Boys' Day (3)
Cherry blossom festivals (1)
Girls' Day (1)
Mochitsuki (10)
New Year festival (14)
Obon (165)
Portland Rose Festival (136)
Tanabata
Nihonmachi ("Japantowns") (95)
Weddings (106)
Recreational activities (406)
Sports (192)
Aikido
Badminton (1)
Baseball (67)
Basketball (44)
Bowling (56)
Boxing (2)
Cycling
Fishing (45)
Football (26)
Golf (5)
Hanetsuki
Judo (8)
Kendo (3)
Soccer (1)
Softball (5)
Sumo (6)
Swimming (9)
Tennis (7)
Weight lifting
Wrestling (5)
Karate
Go (1)
Mushroom picking (2)
Picnics (61)
Conventions and conferences (337)
Funerals (119)
Travel (14)
Religion and churches (180)
Buddhism (382)
Christianity (128)
Religious organizations (2)
Shintoism (1)
Education (62)
Public schools (53)
Japanese language schools (52)
Higher education (108)
Church-run schools [35] (19)
Primary education (20)
Private schools
Secondary education (91)
Race and racism (34)
Discrimination (406)
Cross-racial relations (244)
Stereotypes (37)
"Yellow Peril" (47)
Violence (64)
Arts and literature (5)
Visual arts (19)
Architecture (2)
Bonsai (17)
Calligraphy (13)
Carpentry and woodworking (2)
Drawing (31)
Ikebana (3)
Needlecrafts (1)
Painting (83)
Ink wash painting (sumi-e)
Photography (59)
Pottery
Sculpture
Literary arts (80)
Essays (143)
Fiction (5)
Adult
Children and young adult (1)
Nonfiction (5)
Plays (11)
Poetry (15)
Performing arts (34)
Music (79)
Taiko (2)
Dance (45)
Odori (157)
Film (2)
Comedies
Documentaries (12)
Dramas (1)
Romance
Tea ceremonies
Theater (16)
Kabuki (1)
Noh (1)
Identity and values (41)
Issei (150)
Nisei (273)
Kibei (90)
Family (291)
Japanese American identity (303)
Gosei
Multiracial (5)
Sansei (5)
Yonsei
Japan (58)
Pre-World War II (142)
During World War II (64)
Post-World War II (982)
Education (5)
Government and politics (18)
Imperialist expansion (7)
Military (56)
Okinawa (220)
United States civilians (704)
Imperial family (13)
Redress and reparations (254)
Mobilizing and organizing the community (166)
Impact of redress movement (53)
Receiving redress checks and apology (50)
Legal cases/coram nobis cases (87)
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) (10)
Formation and work (48)
Hearings (36)
Seattle, Washington hearings (192)
Washington, D.C. hearings (17)
Lobbying and implementation of findings and recommendations (29)
H.R. 4110 (18)
S. 2116 (13)
Reflections on the past (159)
Camp pilgrimages (211)
September 11, 2001 and aftermath (25)
Days of remembrance (17)
Exhibitions (8)
Activism and involvement (36)
Civil liberties (14)
Civil rights (26)
Politics (19)
Hawaiian statehood
Constitutional convention (1)
Lobbying (7)
Running for office (8)
Japanese Latin Americans (45)
Redress and reparations (8)
Deportation and internment during World War II (1)
Repatriation to Japan
Return to Latin America after World War II
Japanese Canadians (90)
Incarceration during World War II (5)
Life in Canada
Redress and reparations (9)
Geographic communities (312)
California (317)
Los Angeles (18)
San Francisco (18)
San Jose (313)
Colorado (1)
Denver (1)
Hawai'i (45)
Illinois (4)
Chicago (14)
New Jersey
Seabrook (2)
New York (1)
New York
Oregon (55)
Gresham/Troutdale
Hood River (4)
Lake Labish
Montavilla
Portland (550)
Washington (106)
Bainbridge Island (25)
Bellevue (2)
Seattle (120)
Tacoma (44)
White River Valley (1)
Military service (7)
Veterans' organizations (108)
Pre-World War II service (38)
Postwar occupation of Japan (127)
Post-World War II service (8)
Journalism and media (39)
Community publications (76)
Pacific Citizen (241)
Rocky Shimpo
Advertising and marketing
Mass media
World War II (13)
Pearl Harbor and aftermath (3)
Events prior to Pearl Harbor (40)
Arrest, searches, and seizures (289)
Personal recollections (239)
Responses of non-Japanese Americans (118)
"War hysteria" (91)
Decision to incarcerate (87)
Martial law in Hawai'i (1)
Non-incarcerated Japanese Americans (1)
"Voluntary evacuation" (39)
Mass removal ("evacuation") (29)
Japanese American community responses (69)
Exclusion orders (79)
Preparation (247)
"Evacuation Day" (207)
Aftermath (94)
Economic losses (167)
Temporary Assembly Centers (46)
Living conditions (227)
Social and recreational activities (17)
Arts and literature (10)
The journey (99)
Publications
North Portland Evacuazette (29)
Santa Anita Pacemaker (105)
Tanforan Totalizer (20)
Arbo-Gram (4)
Fresno Grapevine (45)
Mercedian (21)
Pinedale Logger (9)
Pomona Center News (24)
Salinas Village Crier (8)
Stockton El Joaquin (34)
Tulare News (30)
Turlock TAC (7)
Walerga Wasp (10)
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter (12)
Facilities, services, and camp administration (22)
Education (14)
Work and jobs (72)
Conflicts, intimidation, and violence (1)
Food (11)
Funerals
Holidays and festivals
Impacts of incarceration (5)
Medical care and health issues (4)
Religion (2)
Sports
Weddings (2)
Concentration camps (117)
The journey (77)
Living conditions (677)
Food (112)
Facilities, services, and camp administration (618)
Medical care and health issues (149)
Holidays and festivals (169)
Sports (165)
Education (616)
Publications (23)
Minidoka Irrigator (184)
Tulean Dispatch (427)
Heart Mountain Sentinel (480)
Manzanar Free Press (409)
Denson Tribune (Jerome) (177)
Gila News-Courier (436)
Granada Pioneer (341)
Poston Chronicle (670)
Rohwer Outpost (408)
Topaz Times (433)
Newell Star (110)
Religion (134)
Work and jobs (434)
Organized labor (31)
Impact of incarceration (136)
Conflicts, intimidation, and violence (141)
Manzanar riot/uprising (3)
Poston strike (2)
Arts and literature (128)
Social and recreational activities (454)
Weddings (29)
Funerals (59)
Support from the non-Japanese American community (129)
Department of Justice camps (133)
"Enemy alien" classification (276)
Military service (197)
442nd Regimental Combat Team (867)
522nd Field Artillery Battalion (56)
Military Intelligence Service (379)
U.S. Counterintelligence Corps (20)
Office of Strategic Services (10)
1800th Engineer General Service Battalion (6)
100th Infantry Battalion (77)
Medals and awards (6)
Varsity Victory Volunteers
1399th Engineer Construction Battalion
Women's Army Corps/Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (7)
Resistance and dissidence (10)
Segregation and Tule Lake (162)
Hoshidan
No no boys (1)
Stockade (2)
Renunciation of citizenship (83)
Draft resistance (234)
Fair Play Committee (3)
Supreme Court cases (10)
Gordon Hirabayashi (86)
Fred Korematsu (75)
Minoru Yasui (31)
Other forms of resistance (40)
Community responses to resistance (49)
Impact of resistance on families (17)
Expatriation/repatriation/deportation (129)
Leaving camp (74)
Student leave (32)
Work leave (74)
Temporary agricultural work leave (27)
Permanent agricultural work leave (43)
"Resettlement" (785)
Returning home (796)
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (62)
Japanese American Citizens League activities (20)
Administration (1)
Registration and the "loyalty questionnaire" (150)
Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA) (5)
War Reloaction Authority (WRA) (102)
Citizen isolation centers (1)
Immigration detention centers (1)
Propaganda
U.S. government propaganda (21)
Media propaganda (1)
U.S. Army internment camps (96)
U.S. federal prisons
German and Italian detainees

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