Veterans' organizations

Serving in the U.S. military during World War II despite the incarceration was a defining experience for many Nisei (second-generation Japanese American) men. Even as their members age, Nisei veterans' organizations continue to be active community groups.

Veterans' organizations (266)

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Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-3)
img Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-3)
Grandchildren of Nisei veterans of World War II stand at this memorial service, which took place at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Nisei veterans reunion (ddr-densho-8-5)
img Nisei veterans reunion (ddr-densho-8-5)
This Nisei veteran reunion took place over Independence Day weekend. Shown here is keynote speaker, Four Star General Eric Shinseki.
U.S. Army general at memorial service for Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-14-1)
img U.S. Army general at memorial service for Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-14-1)
General David Bramlett, Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The service was part of a reunion of Nisei veterans. (Nisei veterans national convention program.)
The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 80 (October 7, 1950) (ddr-densho-229-248)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 80 (October 7, 1950) (ddr-densho-229-248)
"Canadian Japanese Unit Submits Eight-Point Proposal Calling for More Funds for Wartime Evacuees" (p. 1), "Memorial Monument in Rose City will Salute 14 Nisei GI War Dead; Dedication Rites to be Oct. 30" (p. 1), "M. Masaoka is "Nisei of Year' at JACL Confab" (p. 1).
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 38 (June 3, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-26)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 38 (June 3, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-26)
"Lest We Forget : The GI's Who Didn't Come Back " (p. 1), "Hears Pleas for Claims Board Bill" (p. 1),"MISLS to Send Teams East" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 24 (June 17, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 24 (June 17, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-24)
Four page travel section appears between pages 4 and 5 of the edition. Selected article titles: "Redress Bills Not Out of Conference Committee Yet" (pp. 1, 6), "Sen. Inouye Addresses Reno Reunion: 'War Against Prejudice' Still Faces Nisei Veterans" (pp. 1-2), "'Japanese American Story' as Theme for Memorial Proposed" (pp. 1, 3), and "The 'Untrustworthy' Japanese" ...
Nisei Veterans Reunion Committee (ddr-densho-114-13)
img Nisei Veterans Reunion Committee (ddr-densho-114-13)
Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee 1964 Reunion Committee. The photograph was taken at the Nisei Veterans Committee Hall in Seattle, Washington.
National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-386)
img National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-386)
Greeting the Hawaii delegation at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-742)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-742)
This memorial service took place at the Public Safety Building in Seattle as part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion.
Nisei War Memorial Monument (ddr-densho-114-602)
img Nisei War Memorial Monument (ddr-densho-114-602)
Dr. Kelly Yamada of the JACL presenting a wreath at Lake View Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Gold Star parents (ddr-densho-114-290)
img Gold Star parents (ddr-densho-114-290)
Parents pointing to their son's name on the honor roll board while a nisei veteran and his wife look on.
Aloha dance (ddr-densho-114-486)
img Aloha dance (ddr-densho-114-486)
This dance took place at Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 4 (July 22, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 4 (July 22, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-28)
Selected article titles: "Kodak Regrets 'Remember Pearl Harbor' Proposal" (p.1-2), George Roth: A Man Japanese Americans Forgot to Thank" (p.1, 3), "100th Infantry Vets Mark 35th Reunion" (p.3), "Public Opinion of the Nikkei in America" (p.4, 12).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50, No. 22 (May 27, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50, No. 22 (May 27, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-22)
Select article titles: "JACL wreath at Unknown Soldier Tomb to be laid" (p.1); "CCDC joins veteran groups to remember Nisei war dead" (p.1); "House most desired after shopping around for months not available to Nisei couple" (p.3); "National JACL officials in biennial visitation of government leaders in Washington, invite Californians to Sac'to conclave" (p.8)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 62, No. 16 (April 22, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 62, No. 16 (April 22, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-16)
Select article titles: "Dr. Sonoda named to human rights advisory group" (p. 1); "Tacoma Issei donate to SJR 20 fund" (p. 1); "Legislative Reapportionment" (p. 2); "Nat'l 442nd vet directory planned" (p. 3).
Dedication of Nisei veterans memorial (ddr-densho-26-2)
img Dedication of Nisei veterans memorial (ddr-densho-26-2)
Shiro Kashino, a decorated veteran of World War II, stands with his family and Senator Daniel Inouye during the dedication of the Nisei veterans memorial. Left to right: Shiro Kashino, Debbie McQuilken, Senator Daniel Inouye, and Louise Kashino.
[Mini-reunion, Chappie Kishaba] (ddr-csujad-1-75)
img [Mini-reunion, Chappie Kishaba] (ddr-csujad-1-75)
A photograph includes Chappie Kishaba in black pants. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-10." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_001
[Mini-reunion, Tom Nakata, Hiroshi Kami, Goro and Yayo Inaba] (ddr-csujad-1-103)
img [Mini-reunion, Tom Nakata, Hiroshi Kami, Goro and Yayo Inaba] (ddr-csujad-1-103)
A photograph of Tom Nakata, Hiroshi Kami, and Goro and Yayo Inaba. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-40." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_029
Veterans of Military Intelligence Service: second national reunion (ddr-csujad-1-197)
doc Veterans of Military Intelligence Service: second national reunion (ddr-csujad-1-197)
A booklet published for the second national reunion of Military Intelligence Service veterans. Includes a directory of veterans of Military Intelligence Service personnel. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_10_001
[Mini-reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Murakami] (ddr-csujad-1-109)
img [Mini-reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Murakami] (ddr-csujad-1-109)
A photograph of Eddie Murakami and his wife. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-45." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_035
[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Molly Kishaba and Mrs. Mildred Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-100)
img [Mini-reunion, Mrs. Molly Kishaba and Mrs. Mildred Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-100)
A photograph of Mrs. Molly Kishaba and Mrs. Mildred Ikemoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-34." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_026
[Mini-reunion, Masato Doi, Seiya Tanaka, Goro Inaba, Kuni Hisatomi, Mrs. Yayo Inaba, Mrs. Holly Kishaba] (ddr-csujad-1-79)
img [Mini-reunion, Masato Doi, Seiya Tanaka, Goro Inaba, Kuni Hisatomi, Mrs. Yayo Inaba, Mrs. Holly Kishaba] (ddr-csujad-1-79)
A photograph includes Masato Doi, Seiya Tanaka, Goro Inaba, Kuni Hisatomi from left to right on right side, and Mrs. Yayo Inaba, Mrs. Holly Kishaba on left side. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-13." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_005
[Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa, Molly Kishaba, Mildred Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-114)
img [Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa, Molly Kishaba, Mildred Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-114)
A photograph includes Wally Kagawa, Molly Kishaba, Mildred Ikemoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-47." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_040
[Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-132)
img [Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-132)
A photograph of attendees in a shop. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-71." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_058
[Mini-reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kawagoye, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nishio] (ddr-csujad-1-107)
img [Mini-reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kawagoye, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nishio] (ddr-csujad-1-107)
A photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kawagoye, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nishio. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-44." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_033
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