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Joseph Norio Uemura Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1014-3-18)
vh Joseph Norio Uemura Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1014-3-18)
The stoning of church windows following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Ko Nishimura Interview Segment 8 (ddr-manz-1-174-8)
vh Ko Nishimura Interview Segment 8 (ddr-manz-1-174-8)
Moving to Reedley, California, to try to avoid incarceration, having home shot at
Mas Akiyama Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-188-11)
vh Mas Akiyama Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-188-11)
A racist encounter following the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Dr. James K. Nagatani interview (ddr-csujad-6-24)
doc Dr. James K. Nagatani interview (ddr-csujad-6-24)
Oral history interview with Dr. James K. Nagatani. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_NAGATANI_JAMES
Bessie Ezaki (ddr-csujad-8-11)
doc Bessie Ezaki (ddr-csujad-8-11)
Oral history interview with Aiko Bessie Ezaki. 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 Ezaki, Bessie
Mr. and Mrs. Masao Nakata (ddr-csujad-8-51)
doc Mr. and Mrs. Masao Nakata (ddr-csujad-8-51)
Oral history interview with Masao and Haruye [Harue] Nakata. 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 Nakata, Mr and Mrs Masao
Kenji Tashiro (ddr-csujad-8-74)
doc Kenji Tashiro (ddr-csujad-8-74)
Oral history interview with Kenji Tashiro. 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 Tashiro, Kenji
Dr. Fusaji Inada (ddr-csujad-8-26)
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
Katsuso and Hatsuno Arifuku (ddr-csujad-8-5)
doc Katsuso and Hatsuno Arifuku (ddr-csujad-8-5)
Oral history interview with Katsuso and Hatsuno Arifuku. 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 Arifuku, Katsuso and Hatsuno
Kazuyoshi Ky Matsuoka (ddr-csujad-8-39)
doc Kazuyoshi Ky Matsuoka (ddr-csujad-8-39)
Oral history interview with Kazuyoshi Ky Matsuoka. 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 Matsuoka, Kazuyoshi Ky
Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 8, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-4)
doc Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 8, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-4)
Biddle's response to Smith's letter to Harry Truman requesting that J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI become involved in stopping the arson and shootings perpetrated against Japanese Americans (see Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945) informs Smith that unless a federal law is violated, he can not be involved. ...
Letter from Tom C. Clark,  Assistant Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 31, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-7)
doc Letter from Tom C. Clark, Assistant Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 31, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-7)
Referencing Clark's May 4, 1945 letter to Harry Truman regarding violence against Japanese Americans on the West Coast, Clark informs Smith that unless a federal law is violated, the FBI can not be involved. See related Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945. See this object in the California State ...
Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre, no. 864 (ddr-csujad-25-339)
doc Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre, no. 864 (ddr-csujad-25-339)
One issue of "Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre" published on June 9, 1907 as a supplement of: Le petit journal. Paris, France : D. Casigneul. 18 annee, no. 864. It features "Rixe entre Am??ricains et japonais dans un bar de San-Francisco" [=Brawl between Americans and Japanese in a bar in San Francisco]. See ...
Dr. George Suda (ddr-csujad-8-65)
doc Dr. George Suda (ddr-csujad-8-65)
Oral history interview with Dr. George Suda. 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 Suda, Dr George
Dr. Mae Takahashi and Mr. Yoshito Takahashi (ddr-csujad-8-72)
doc Dr. Mae Takahashi and Mr. Yoshito Takahashi (ddr-csujad-8-72)
Oral history interview with Dr. Mae Takahashi and Mr. Yoshio Takahashi. 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 Takahashi, Dr Mae and Mr Yoshito
Michio and June Toshiyuki (ddr-csujad-8-77)
doc Michio and June Toshiyuki (ddr-csujad-8-77)
Oral history interview with Michio and June Toshiyuki. 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 Toshiyuki, Michio and June
Ben Tsutomu Nakagawa (ddr-csujad-8-49)
doc Ben Tsutomu Nakagawa (ddr-csujad-8-49)
Oral history interview with Ben Tsutomu Nakagawa. 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 Nakagawa, Ben Tsutomu
California and the Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-83)
doc California and the Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-83)
This article from a periodical, "The new republic" vol. 106, no. 9, number 1422 (March 1942), by Cary McWilliams talks about the few instances of violence towards resident Japanese in California after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. It also addresses the riot between Filipino and Japanese people that occurred on December 27, 1942 in Stockton. ...
Race Tension: Second Phase (ddr-csujad-19-80)
doc Race Tension: Second Phase (ddr-csujad-19-80)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," vol. IV, no. 1, autumn 1943, which describes about the growing race tensions in the United States. It also talks about a technique of cultural analysis that can be applied to the problem of race tension from which some further important perspectives can be acquired. See this ...
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
Smith urges Truman to ask "Edgar J. Hoover and his organization" to help control "the arsonists and night-riders who are terrorizing the few Japanese Americans who have returned to the West Coast." Smith states that approximately 60,000 of the "110,000" people who were "evacuated" seek to return to their homes, under pressure from the War Relocation ...
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
Smith urges FBI action be taken to stop injustices done to Japanese American citizens during World War II. Letter mentions correspondence from a Japanese pastor in Livingston, California, near Modesto and Merced, describing "no less than eight shooting incidents in which night-riders have shot into the homes of our church members." Smith also describes shooting and ...
Letter from Earl Warren, Governor of California, to Frank Herron Smith May 29, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-5)
doc Letter from Earl Warren, Governor of California, to Frank Herron Smith May 29, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-5)
Response to Smith's letter detailing incidents against Japanese Americans returning to California informs Smith that law enforcement is a local responsibility, and that Warren has "personally urged every Mayor and every principal law enforcement officer in the state to support the government and do his full duty in this situation." Warren states that he is aware ...
Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-6)
doc Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-6)
Response to information from Smith states that, unless a federal law is violated, Biddle can not be involved, but that this "serious" matter "should be taken up directly with the Governor of California." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 065-1-a-01-01-06
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 25 (June 21, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 25 (June 21, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-25)
Select article titles: "1st Nisei Voted Mayor of City in Orange County" (p. 1); "Senate Leaders Urged by JACL To Place Civil Rights Bill Ok'd by House on Calendar, By-Passed Committee" (p. 1); "1st Oriental descent Canada member of parliament elected" (p. 1); "NARTB invited to join JACL campaign to help rid anti-Nisei movies on TV" ...
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