154 items
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-5-4)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-5-4)
Discussion of family's legal case involving the alien land law

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, ...

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-5-6)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-5-6)
Discussion of prewar legal cases involving Issei

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation ...
Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-11)
vh Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-11)
Impact of the alien land law on California's Japanese American agricultural community
Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
Mother's loss of citizenship

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview ...

Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-139-5)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-139-5)
Impact of the Washington State alien land law on Japanese farmers
Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-50-10)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-50-10)
The establishment of business associations in Seattle's Japantown
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-175-11)
vh James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-175-11)
Changes in the Japanese American community after the Immigration Act of 1924

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 ...

Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-51-14)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-51-14)
The Immigration Act of 1924: "perhaps the worst thing that could have happened to international relations"
Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-51-15)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-51-15)
Impact of Immigration Act of 1924 upon the Japanese American community and businesses
An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation ...
An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
doc An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
Oral history with Nisei farmer/businessman from pioneering Orange County, California family gives prewar biographical information with emphasis on Japanese Americans in Orange County. Discusses World War II forced removal, experiences in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the role of the Japanese American Citizens League before and after World War II. This oral history was conducted ...
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This oral ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 20 (November 16, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-46)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 20 (November 16, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-46)
Selected article titles: "Longtime JACLer wins 31st Dist. seat in Sac'to" (p. 1), "Nisei evacuated from Middle East, says Seattle wife" (p. 1), "Issei pioneers of No. California flower growing industry honored by Nisei" (p. 1), "Deep-rooted racial prejudice in housing noted in San Francisco Bay Area survey, gains in jobs, education cited by survey" (p. ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 19 (November 9, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 19 (November 9, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-45)
Selected article titles: "Prop. 13 wins by 2-1 margin. Calif. Alien Land Law repealed, but number of 'nays' significant" (p. 1), "JACL, Nisei urged to widen fight in civil rights field by NCAAP official" (p. 1), "Major share of postwar high status of Nisei-Issei goes to JACL, ADL told" (p. 1), "Hayakawa retains stand Nisei social ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 18 (November 2, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 18 (November 2, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-44)
Selected article titles: "442nd Veteran recalls spirit of combat team" (p. 1), "Move to Eliminate Racial Bias in Postal Transport Membership Fails" (p. 1), Editorials Urge 'Yes' Vote on Proposition 13" (p. 1), "Nisei pianist shows promise in debut" (p. 3), "Yatabe recalls hardships of early days at 10th anniversary Detroit JACL affair" (p. 4), "Las ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 17 (October 26, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 17 (October 26, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-43)
Selected article titles: "Views Conflict in Gilroy Hot Springs Incident" (p. 1), "Support mounting for 'Yes' on prop. 13; press; civic groups join" (p. 1), "Urge Congress amend Refugee Relief Act to admit adopted Japan orphans" (p. 1), "Oregon Candidates Tell of Deep Interest in New Citizen Balloting" (p. 3), "Continuing need of clothes for Japan" ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 6 (February 8, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-6)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 6 (February 8, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-6)
Selected article titles: "Nisei hopes for U.S.-Japan ties told to new envoy Masaoka confers with MacArthur II, newly U.S. ambassador to Japan" (p. 1); "See boost in Japan quota of immigrants" (p. 1); "Masaoka to speak at Philadelphia fete" (p. 1); "JACL urges early enactment of civil rights bill this session" (p. 1); "College Scholarship plus ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
Select article titles: "Protest envoy acceptance of 'Jap' Text of 'Night Beat' interview on use of word 'Jap': Ambassador Matsudaira doesn't care; professor dislikes term" (p. 1); "JACL calls on senators to reject further substantive change to civil rights bill; 'heart of House-passed measure cut out" (p. 1); "Dinner honoring ex-Gov. Sprague set for Aug. 25" ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.24 (December 12, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.24 (December 12, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-50)
Select article titles: "Racial bias in Denver reality deals charged" (p.1); "Nevada marriage law upset" (p.1); "Lessening of employment bias on race cited by pres. Comm." (p.8)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 26 (June 27, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-26)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 26 (June 27, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-26)
Select article titles: "Non-restricted housing key to end race bias" (p. 1); "Canadians of Asian descent in joint bid on immigration bias" (p. 2); "Two Nisei graduated this year from West Point, from Hawaii & California" (p. 4) Starting in No. 13, the volume number in the header changes from 46 to 26. This printing error ...
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; Mag ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 20 (November 15, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-46)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 20 (November 15, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-46)
Selected article titles: "History Project Repeats Need for All Documentary Matter" (p. 1), "Portland Attorney Honored by JACL for Fight Against Oregon Alien Land Law" (p. 1), "JACL Policy on Kawakita When Prime Minister Ikeda Visited U.S. Recalled as Nisei Pastor Seeks Presidential Pardon" (p. 1), and "Last Japanese Soldier to Leave Guadalcanal Hosted by North ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 12 (March 22, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 12 (March 22, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-12)
Selected article titles: "Nat'l Civil Liberties Clearing House holding 20th annual conference today" (p. 1), "White racism rapped hard by Nisei on WBBM's Town Meeting of the Air" (p. 1), "Alien land law ruling benefits Nisei family favorably in income tax saving" (p. 1), "Nisei selected to local draft board" (p. 1), "Race Discrimination Charged Against ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 10 (March 17, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 10 (March 17, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-10)
Selected article titles: "House Repeals Archaic Cooly [sic] Trade Laws" (p.1, 3), "Calif. Board of Education Adopts Some Textbooks" (p.1), "Pills Back in Greater Number, Five Asian Overdoses Reported" (p.1, 3), "Meal Program for Elderly Urged as Local Project" (p.6)
API