Pre-World War II

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Pre-World War II (169)

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Two Japanese women posed with a dog (ddr-densho-259-107)
img Two Japanese women posed with a dog (ddr-densho-259-107)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Another picture of [Shidzuyo Yasui] with another young Japanese woman and an obvious studio prop dog."
Nisei girl visiting family in Japan (ddr-densho-259-280)
img Nisei girl visiting family in Japan (ddr-densho-259-280)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Michi [Yasui] visiting the Miyake relatives, when she went there for a visit alone, in the summer of 1940."
Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-98)
img Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-98)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "4 posed group photographs in which [Shidzuyo Yasui] appears they must have been taken at Sumoto School in Awaji." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the center.
Japanese women in kimono (ddr-densho-259-87)
img Japanese women in kimono (ddr-densho-259-87)
Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the last row on the left. Caption by Homer Yasui: "[Shidzuyo] and another woman standing in the back, are wearing formal black clothing bearing crests of some sort. The mon (crest) that [Shidzuyo] is wearing is too small to be identified. The Miyake [Shidzuyo's maiden name] family crest was the ...
Family picture in Japan (ddr-densho-259-535)
img Family picture in Japan (ddr-densho-259-535)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Family picture of Saburo and Fumi Miyake with Daiichi Takeoka, of Portland, Oregon, in this group. Our maternal grandmother, Hisa Fujii Miyakie [Miyake] is in the center Presumably this photo was taken in their family home."
Group portrait in front of torii in Japan (ddr-densho-259-292)
img Group portrait in front of torii in Japan (ddr-densho-259-292)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Large number of Japan relatives (my guess) with Michi [Yasui]. There's a fairly large torii [gate] in the background and what seems to be ongoing construction of a mon (Japanese entrance gate)."
Family portrait in Japanese garden (ddr-densho-259-134)
img Family portrait in Japanese garden (ddr-densho-259-134)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Part of the Miyake family in Japan, before [Shidzuyo] left to start teaching school. Pictured are Grandma Hisa Fujii Miyake, Grandpa Ichiro Miyake, Great Grandma Tsuno Sato Miyake, Uncle Saburo and Mom [Shidzuyo]. There's a little girl in this picture, but she's unidentified."
Three young Japanese men in traditional clothing (ddr-densho-259-56)
img Three young Japanese men in traditional clothing (ddr-densho-259-56)
Masuo Yasui and friends dressed in traditional Japanese clothing. Caption by Homer Yasui: Some are "wearing yukata (summer kimono) and on Masuo, something like a haori (short, semi-formal Japanese coat). All are wearing what look like waraji (rice straw sandals), but that doesn't seem quite right because...waraji were only used for rough wear or ...
Girls by the Japanese seaside (ddr-densho-259-123)
img Girls by the Japanese seaside (ddr-densho-259-123)
Shidzuyo Yasui (standing at the top of the photograph) with a group of young women, probably her students, at the seaside on Awaji Island, Japan.
Textile factory workers in Japan (ddr-densho-259-295)
img Textile factory workers in Japan (ddr-densho-259-295)
Saburo Miyake's textile factory. Caption by Homer Yasui: "A textile or weaving factory, with the relatives and workers inside the shop. I've always understood that Saburo's and [Shidzuyo Yasui]'s father, Ichiro, ran a fishnet making factory. On the machine just before it reaches the completed roll of fabric, the material does look ...
Japanese girls in class picture (ddr-densho-259-108)
img Japanese girls in class picture (ddr-densho-259-108)
Caption by Yuka Yasui: "[Shidzuyo Yasui], front row, 2nd from right." Caption by Homer Yasui: "In this posed group picture or [sic] 19 young Japanese women of whom [Shidzuyo Yasui] is one, I suspect that this must have been a class picture. She doesn't look that much older than the rest of them."
Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono with doll (ddr-densho-259-64)
img Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono with doll (ddr-densho-259-64)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Solo shots of [Shidzuyo Yasui] before she got married. She's dressed in kimono in each of the pictures, but each pose is somewhat different."
Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono playing the koto (ddr-densho-259-65)
img Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono playing the koto (ddr-densho-259-65)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Solo shots of [Shidzuyo Yasui] before she got married. She's dressed in kimono in each of the pictures, but each pose is somewhat different."
High school study tour (ddr-densho-107-22)
img High school study tour (ddr-densho-107-22)
Shudo High School study tour. Front row (L to R): Roy Matsumoto, Atsuyoshi Sakato, Jiro Shimomura. Center row (L to R): Isao Namba. Back row (L to R): Shigeo Kojima, Yoshinori Kajimoto, and Hiroshi Sakamoto.
Family home (ddr-densho-113-17)
img Family home (ddr-densho-113-17)
Masato Uyeda sits in the window of his house in Hiroshima, Japan.
Portrait of father and son (ddr-densho-113-3)
img Portrait of father and son (ddr-densho-113-3)
This photo shows Masajiro Uyeda and his son Yoichi. Masajiro immigrated from Japan to Vancouver, BC in 1900 and eventually made his way to Rock Springs, Wyoming where he worked as a coal miner. His other sons joined him in 1912. (L to R): Photographer, Masajiro Uyeda, Yoichi Uyeda.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 17 (May 2, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 17 (May 2, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-17)
Selected article titles: "House Panel Hears Opposing Sides in Redress Issue" (p. 1, 8), "Inada: The Joys of JA Literature" (pp. 1, 11), and "Moshi Moshi: Love in Old Japan" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 18 (November 1, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 18 (November 1, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-44)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Supreme Court to Review Constitutionality of 1940 Law Stripping Citizenship from Naturalized Persons Overseas 3 Years" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: Prewar Yen Deposit Issue on Supreme Court Calendar" (pp. 1-2), "Separate JACL Civil Rights Fund to Implement Statement Urged" (p. 1), and "Drama-Critic Says Nisei Should Research, Not Reject, Negro History ...
Frank Fukuhara Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1004-1-5)
vh Frank Fukuhara Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1004-1-5)
Training in the Japanese military

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