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Arts and literature
Visual arts (27)
doc Dr. Fusaji Inada (ddr-csujad-8-26)
Oral history interview with Dr. Fusaji Inada. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Inada, Dr Fusaji
doc Recreational organization (ddr-csujad-26-10)
Report detailing the establishment of a recreation and community activities department including its organization, activities planning, personnel problems and conflicts, issues with structure and equipment, and a structural diagram of the community activities section. The report focuses on the place of recreation in the lives of incarcerees and the differences between Issei and Nisei leading to ...
img Fashion show (ddr-csujad-26-127)
Two Japanese American women pose in front of an audience during a fashion show. Verso reads, "a fashion show." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_096
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 9 (March 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-9)
Selected article titles: "Noted Oregonians Honored for Wartime Service to Nisei, JACL" (p. 1); Bill Hosokawa Promoted Post's Exec. News Ed" (p. 1); Shonien 'red carp,' JACL 'pinwheel' on L.A. museum exhibit" (p. 1); No. Calif. Japanese Americans launch $5,000 campaign for Immigration Museum" (p. 1); "Issei, Nisei, Sansei...Sensei" (p. 2); "Seek central camp in Orange ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
Select article titles: "TV Critic says Anti-Nisei Films Should be Junked" (p. 1); Aliens seeking adjustment of residence status allowed trips to U.S. possessions; Japanese circus performer can visit Hawaii" (p. 1); Library Named in Memory of Ex-Calif. Issei" (p. 2); "U.S.-Japan gov't cooperation assured for Nisei businessman's international confab" (p. 2); Hawaiian students gather material ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50, No.3 (January 15, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-3)
Select article titles: "Theme announced for '60 JACL oratorical: 'Role of Sansei Youth in JACL's Future'" (p.1); "Wartime JACL Sponsor Annie CLO Watson Dies" (p.1); "'Origami' enchants Milwaukee crowds as JACL booth sells 'folding paper' books" (p.3); "Physicist who helped make first A-bomb to speak at Oakland JACL installation" (p.5);
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50, No. 11 (March 11, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-11)
Select article titles: "No racial, color discrimination case reported during Squaw Valley Olympics" (p.1); "Newsman who sent to U.S. first story of 442nd in combat addresses Monterrey JACL" (p.3); "Japanese artist completes 30-scroll set of Chinese scenes as gift to Columbia" (p.8)
doc Art Exhibitions Featuring Work of Northwest Painters (July 20, 1947) (ddr-densho-56-1176)
The Seattle Daily Times, July 20, 1947, p. 7
img George Tsutakawa sketching a portrait (ddr-densho-128-114)
In this photograph George Tsutakawa, a world reknowned sculptor and painter, is sketching a portrait of a friend during a camping trip with the Tsutakawa Company.
img Japanese glassblower making a cocktail glass (ddr-densho-299-66)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2860. 23 April 49 / Manufacturing glassware in Japan: / A youthful employee at the Hoya Glass / Factory, Tokyo, Japan, uses a blowing / tube during the first stage of making / a cocktail glass. / Photographer - Girard / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Japanese glassworker making a bowl (ddr-densho-299-65)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2855. 23 April 49 / Manufacturing of glassware in Japan: / With painstaking care a Japanese employee / at the Hoya Glass Factory, Tokyo, Japan, / fashions a glass bowl. / Photographer - Girard / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Japanese glassworker cools down a cocktail glass with a fan (ddr-densho-299-67)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2057. 23 April 49 / Manufacturing glassware in Japan / After twisting, a Japanese worker at / the Hoya Glass Factory, Tokyo, Japan, / fans the stem of a cocktail glass to / cool it to prevent it from losing its / shape. / Photographer - Girard / Photograph by U.S. Army."
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-94-23)
A walk through the garden and artwork of husband, George Tsutakawa
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-142-32)
Influence of UW art professors on painting style, mentored by Frank Okada
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-142-29)
Moving away from commercial art, enrolling in painting courses at the University of Washington
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-142-28)
Dissatisfaction working as a freelance graphic designer
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 54 (ddr-densho-1000-142-54)
Becoming involved in performance art; creation of piece "7 Kabuki Plays Project"
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 61 (ddr-densho-1000-142-61)
Collecting artifacts depicting racial stereotypes: influence on art
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 50 (ddr-densho-1000-142-50)
Discussion of several of the paintings in the "Minidoka" series
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 57 (ddr-densho-1000-142-57)
Description of performance piece "The Last Sansei Story"
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-142-34)
Memories of Japanese American artist Paul Horiuchi
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-142-37)
Becoming involved in the pop art movement; successfully pulling off a hoax regarding Andy Warhol for final presentation
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 49 (ddr-densho-1000-142-49)
Having excerpts of grandmother's diary entries translated; painting series "Minidoka"