img Japanese American woman with koto (ddr-densho-242-30)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Mrs. Chiyo Nagamine, friend of Hatchimonji. Her and her husband helped to establish the Japanese orphanage in Los Angeles."
img Boy Scout band at Topaz (Central Utah) concentration camp (ddr-densho-22-463)
This Boy Scout band greets Japanese Americans arriving from Hawai'i.
img Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church orchestra. This was not the same organization as the band. Here LeRoy (?) Burns was the orchestra organizer, leader and instructor. I think that Rev. [Isaac] Inouye just lent moral support. Notice that on the bass drum...it reads, 'H.R.H.S.', and 'Japanese'...HRHS of ...
doc Big Parade of Popular Music & Song Played By Victor's 4 Bands and Victor Artists (ddr-densho-280-126)
A program for the Big Parade show.
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-7)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942). Postmarked June 5, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 18 (May 3, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-18)
Select article titles: "Congressional hearings end on use of temporary Japanese farm labor" (p. 1); "Congressmen to support JACL Nat'l TV protest" (p. 1); "Active Chicagoan Mike Hagiwara dies unexpectedly" (p. 1); "Denver TV stations promis no showing of anti-Nisei films" (p. 1); "Parents of grade school pupils urged to protest use of 'Firelight Reader ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 7 (September 11, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-32)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar All-Camp: Reunion Celebrates U.S. Constitution" (pp. 1-2), "Program Encourages Leadership for JACL Members" (pp. 1, 3), "The U.S. Constitution: An Ideal Not Matched in Deeds" (p. 5), and "Hiroshima's Album 'Go' Stalls" (pp. 7-8).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 11 (March 20, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-11)
Selected article titles: "Senate Sponsors of Redress Bill Surpass Halfway Mark" (p. 1), "Asian Admissions Task Force Meets with UC President" (pp. 1, 3), "Finding the Funding" (pp. 4-5, 8), and "Funds Raised for LEC: New York Nikkei Commemorate Internment with Jazz" (p. 8).
img Young Buddhists Association choir (ddr-densho-159-98)
Mary Watanabe, choir director.
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama and Eva Koyama (ddr-one-5-19)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in the Portland Assembly Center. The envelope is postmarked Jul 13, 1942. In red pencil “7/16-42” is written just below the postmark. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "CENSORED" stamp with unknown initials below the stamp ...
img Young girl plays piano her teacher observing (ddr-densho-362-24)
A Marie Konishi plays the piano while her teacher, Mitseu Ushio, observes.
img Piano recital (ddr-densho-13-36)
The piano students of Sachiko Ochi at a recital held at the Women's University Club Auditorium. Front (left to right): Takako Yoda, Yoshi Asaba, Mary Ikeda, Michiko Yoda, Kathryn Sugawara, Yuriko Tada, unidentified, unidentified, Suma Kato, (first name unknown) Tajitsu, Yoshiko Shitamae, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified. Back: (first name unknown) Sato, Teruko Tajitsu, unidentified, unidentified ...
img Roosevelt Grade School third grade rhythm band (ddr-densho-62-6)
Edith Watanabe is the triangle player in the bottom left corner. She doesn't remember anything about being in that band. Top row, L to R: Herbert Miller, Norman Grimbly, Claude Young, Helen Reed, Willie Sue Young, Billie Stinchey, June Elstead, Elsie Ovenall, Jack Stinchey, Louise Neff, Milton Reed. Middle row, L to R: Helen Lay ...