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George Azumano Interview Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-32-19)
vh George Azumano Interview Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-32-19)
Passing the time in camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-16)
vh Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-16)
Singing and performing in camp

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-122-8-8)
vh Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-122-8-8)
Drawing sketches to pass the time in concentration camp

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-122-8-9)
vh Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-122-8-9)
Camp sketches

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues surrounding the resistance movement itself.

Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-337-17)
vh Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-337-17)
Studying music in camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-165-15)
vh Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-165-15)
Activities in camp: acting in plays with a theater group, participating in a writers' group
Lil Dan'l, one year in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-1-57)
doc Lil Dan'l, one year in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-1-57)
A booklet of a pictorial review of incarcerees' first year experience in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. Lil Dan'l is a fictitious character in the "Poston outpost," a magazine published in the camp, symbolizing the incarcerees in the camp. This booklet was published to remember their experience in the Rohwer camp. See this object in the ...
Song lyrics (ddr-csujad-7-31)
doc Song lyrics (ddr-csujad-7-31)
Several pages of well known popular song lyrics from the era. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Song Lyrics
Social groups: creative writers, Caucasian-Japanese relationship, Mr. Cook, leadership (ddr-csujad-26-12)
doc Social groups: creative writers, Caucasian-Japanese relationship, Mr. Cook, leadership (ddr-csujad-26-12)
Report on a creative writers group including establishment, membership, meetings, purpose, and leadership. The group gathered weekly to critique each other's work for submittal to the Tulean Dispatch and outside publications. Describes the involvement, influence, and eventual tension with Mr. Cook and the writers group as an example of a "Caucasian-Japanese relationship" in the camp. Report ...
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 11 (ddr-csujad-26-51)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 11 (ddr-csujad-26-51)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Does it pay to stay here?" by Reverend Shigeo Tanabe; "Relocation" by Minoru Kimura; "Nisei personality adjustment: Nisei need to find their perspectives through self-analysis. A valuable article for all evacuees especially resettlers" by James Sakoda; "Gloom" by Buster ...
Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-53)
img Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-53)
Scrapbook created in Tule Lake camp by Japanese American students. Contents include drawings, art, holiday greeting cards prints, poetry and signatures of student groups. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_20_001
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 4 (ddr-csujad-26-52)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 4 (ddr-csujad-26-52)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Autumn" a poem by Ken Yasuda; "On a night Like this" by Frances Okamoto; "Sloop Nakano: fat guy" by Riley O'Suga; "Flower arrangement" by Grace Hosokawa; "Why co-op" by Tsuyoshi Nakamura; "Twilight emissary" by Tommy Sakiyama; "Hi school in ...
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 7 (ddr-csujad-26-48)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 7 (ddr-csujad-26-48)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Snow blossom" by Ken Yasuda; "The barber's wife" by Arthur Morimitsu; "In the still of the night" by Frank S. Tanabe; "Haiku and painting" by Ken Yasuda; "Looking back" by George J. Nakamura; "An expose of the wolf" by ...
Tule Lake scrapbook Christmas card illustrations (ddr-csujad-26-61)
img Tule Lake scrapbook Christmas card illustrations (ddr-csujad-26-61)
Scrapbook page featuring Tule Lake setting block prints of four holiday greeting cards. Each card depicts the barracks within a variation of the camp setting and variations of landscape. The page features two illustrations of barracks with one drawing specifically depicting the barracks behind barbed wire fencing and is signed by "Cleone Norman." Tule Lake scrapbook ...
Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-64)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-64)
Scrapbook page features a pastel drawing of women showering and in various states of undress in camp barracks. Illustration is accompanied by a poem "Barrack room ballads" about the lack of both privacy and comfort of women using camp barracks showers and toilets. Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page 31. See this object in the California State ...
Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-65)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-65)
Scrapbook page featuring a pencil drawn illustration of women together at desks, reading and working on a possible art project. The page includes several signatures and is from "Tule Lake scrapbook" (ucsb_mei_0053). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_20_013
Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-56)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-56)
Scrapbook page features two illustrations: one of a boy sitting at a table titled "The thinker" and a second of "Students at work" depicting two boys and one girl working at a table. The page also includes several signatures under note reading "Best wishes for your continued success." Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page 7. See this ...
Tule Lake scrapbook
img Tule Lake scrapbook "Christmas cards" (ddr-csujad-26-58)
Scrapbook page features a black and red holiday card block print depicting camp barracks and a star behind a cattail plant reading "Tule Lake greetings" designed and cut by craft class students and includes name of "Cleone Norman" in lower right corner. The print is noted as being the most popular. Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page ...
Rhythm show program (ddr-csujad-7-30)
doc Rhythm show program (ddr-csujad-7-30)
Program for a play/concert put on by high school students at Amache. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Rhythm Show Program
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these ...
Manzanar From Inside Out (ddr-csujad-19-2)
doc Manzanar From Inside Out (ddr-csujad-19-2)
Text of address by Roy Nash, Director of the Manzanar War Relocation Project, given to the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, on July 31, 1942 for the purpose of "interpret[ing] the actuality of a War Relocation Center housing 10,000 evacuees" in view of perceptions of mistreatment of incarcerees in California. Sections of the speech include ...
Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-34)
doc Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-34)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including living in barracks, block noise, lack of privacy, mess hall dining, nosy neighbors, jobs, leisure time, sports, movies, church attendance, the Young Buddhist Association (YBA), family dynamics, social changes, dating, and rumors. Each entry includes the full date ...
Cover of Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-54)
img Cover of Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-54)
Cover page of "Tule Lake scrapbook" (ucsb_mei_0053) created in Tule Lake camp by Japanese American students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_20_002
Scatterbrain masterpieces: short stories, poetry, jokes, cartoons, carnival editions (ddr-csujad-26-45)
doc Scatterbrain masterpieces: short stories, poetry, jokes, cartoons, carnival editions (ddr-csujad-26-45)
Student created magazine consisting of several drawings, poems, and short stories including: "Spectacular flight" by Mary Furuta, "Nisei learns to smile again" by Teiko Hamaguchi, "Small but solid" by Sam Himoto, "Terrific teens" by Rose Hiraoka, "Too young" by Toshi Iwasaki, "Glamour ain't hay" by Helen Kanemasu, "Alone with brother" by Natalie Nakamura, "17 a boy" ...
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 9 (ddr-csujad-26-50)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 9 (ddr-csujad-26-50)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Question 28" by Shuji Kimura; "Mandy's dream" by Frank Hijikata; "Toppers in camp" by Yuri Kobukata, Mary Harumi Sakai, Lorraine Takayama; "Band leader" by Bryan Mayeda, "Bachelors' quarter" by George Nakamura, "Poultry farm" by Makoto Kobukata, "Looking back" by ...
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