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WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
Original WRA caption: Here is a corner view of the spacious living room in the home of the Kaneko and the Isoda families who have resettled in Milwaukee. Mrs. Tei Kaneko is opening her knitting bag while on the floor (left to right) are Robin Isoda, 2-1/2 -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Georg[e] Isoda, and ...
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-13)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-13)
Original WRA caption: One corner in the basement of the home of the Kanekos and the Isodas has been turned into the kiddies' playroom for the two young sons of these families. In this box of play sand, Robin Isoda is pouring out a cup of make-believe coffee for his cousin, Wayne Kaneko. Both youngsters are ...
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
Original WRA caption: When Mrs. Masumi Kaneko goes shopping, she likes to take her young 2-1/2-year-old son, Wayne, to the store with her. Here Mrs. Kaneko, comfortably dressed in a sport coat and slacks, is leaving her Milwaukee home to visit the nearby shopping center. The Kanekos live at 4301 with another Nisei family, Mr. and ...
Evacuation claims settlement sheet (ddr-densho-25-65)
doc Evacuation claims settlement sheet (ddr-densho-25-65)
Under the Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act, Matahichi Iseri claimed $246 in damages from losses due to World War II. In 1952, the Justice Department awarded him a compromise settlement of $226. He was fortunate to receive an amount so close to his original claim, since many Japanese Americans received much less.
Resettlement booklet on East Coast schools (ddr-densho-35-421)
doc Resettlement booklet on East Coast schools (ddr-densho-35-421)
Resettlement booklet titled: "Schools For Your Children in the East Coast Area." Provides information about schools to Japanese American families resettling to the East Coast from the camps.
War Relocation Authority publication:
doc War Relocation Authority publication: "Philadelphia" (ddr-densho-35-419)
Pamphlet produced by the Philadelphia District Office of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). Provides testimonials by Japanese Americans who had recently resettled to Philadelphia from the camps. Many WRA publications, such as this one, portrayed the resettlement experience in a positive light to attract Japanese Americans to the Midwest and East Coast.
Publication:
doc Publication: "Resettlement Hand-Book" (ddr-densho-35-426)
Handbook on resettlement written by The Committee on Resettlement of Japanese Americans.
Departure from camp (ddr-densho-37-430)
img Departure from camp (ddr-densho-37-430)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Reversing the scenes of nearly three years ago when ttrian after train brought more than 11,000 evacuees from the West Coast. Heart Mountain residents now are bidding goodbye to friends and neigbors as they return to their homes or depart for new homes and work throughtout ...
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-506)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-506)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Last of the residents of the Amache Relocation Center board the train at Granada for the journey to the west coast or to new homes elsewhere in the country. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-436)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-436)
Black and white photographic print of six Obon dancers posing for the camera holding small Japanese and American flags. From left to right: Eddie Tamiyasu, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okasaki, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now ...
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11 "Hiawatha" (ddr-one-1-498)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 11 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float of pink, white and blue flowers making a river and canoe. Inside the canoe are ...
Dance (ddr-one-1-104)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-104)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples sitting along a wall at a dance. Second person sitting on the bench from the left is Ruby (Takashima) Sumino, two from her is James "Jim" Kasuo "Kaz" Tsujimura.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-289)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-289)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing an Odori folk dance at Obon. From left to right: Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Nami (Miura) Koida, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, unidentified, Yachiyo Morita, and Sakae Kobayashi. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-229)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-229)
Black and white photographic negative of three Obon dancers posing for the camera. From left to right: Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Kathleen “Kathie” Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, and Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This ...
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-425)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-425)
Black and white photographic negative of women plating food in the kitchen of the Seattle Buddhist Church for the Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet. Behind the stove from right to left: Irene (Yamaguchi) Tatsuta, Betty Kurimoto Yamasaki, and Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige.
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-17)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-17)
Original black and white photographic print of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Left to right: Grace (Ebihara) Akiyama, Betty Nakashimada, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Nami (Miura) Koida, Masae “Elsie” (Morita) Onishi, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, Betty Ishida, Elsie Okazaki, Agnes (Inouye) Kitayama, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Astuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, Jean Matsumoto, ...
Reed College (ddr-one-1-353)
img Reed College (ddr-one-1-353)
Black and white photographic negative of Ayame Ogimi leaning against a railing posing for the camera. This photographic negative was taken at Reed College where Ayame was a student.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-304)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-304)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers practicing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. First Obon dancer from the left is identified as Yukiye Itoyama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Dance (ddr-one-1-103)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-103)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples sitting on a long bench along the wall at a dance.
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