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 ...
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).
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-149)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-149)
A photograph includes Colonel Pi__ and his wife Peggy, "C" Company. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-93." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_075
[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Sumi Hattori, Mrs. Mary Kawagoye] (ddr-csujad-1-98)
img [Mini-reunion, Mrs. Sumi Hattori, Mrs. Mary Kawagoye] (ddr-csujad-1-98)
A photograph of Mrs. Sumi Hattori, Mrs. Mary Kawagoye. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-31." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_024
[Mini-reunion, musical performance] (ddr-csujad-1-161)
img [Mini-reunion, musical performance] (ddr-csujad-1-161)
A photograph of attendees' musical performance. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-105." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_087
Memorable bivouac for 442nd (ddr-csujad-1-44)
doc Memorable bivouac for 442nd (ddr-csujad-1-44)
Newspaper clipping describes the reunion of veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team held at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg Mississippi. Inscription reads: 6/20/95 from Miyo Sato of Honolulu, HI. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_03_001
[Mini-reunion, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto] (ddr-csujad-1-94)
img [Mini-reunion, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto] (ddr-csujad-1-94)
A photograph includes Ernie Maruyama and Shiro Yamamoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-27." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_020
[Mini-reunion, Jack Kaguni, Mrs. Yamashita] (ddr-csujad-1-99)
img [Mini-reunion, Jack Kaguni, Mrs. Yamashita] (ddr-csujad-1-99)
A photograph includes Jack Kaguni and Mrs. Yamashita. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-36." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_025
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-178)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-178)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-146." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_104
[Mini-reunion, buffet] (ddr-csujad-1-140)
img [Mini-reunion, buffet] (ddr-csujad-1-140)
A photograph of attendees at a buffet. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-85." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_066
[Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-122)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-122)
A group photograph includes: Hiroshi Kaku, Toro Hirose, Goro Inaba, Shiro Yamamoto, George Tamura, Hiroshi Kami, Jack Kaguni, Ernie Maruyama, Frank Seto, Tom Nakata, Henry Ikemoto, Seiya Tanaka, Eddie Murakami, Wally Kagawa, Masato Doi, Jerry Ayabe, Hiyumi Saimo, Tak Hattori, Roy Nishio, Dave Kawagoye, Kuni Hisatomi, Chappie Kishaba. Recorded number on the back side of the ...
[Mini-reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ayabe, Masato Doi, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kaguni] (ddr-csujad-1-108)
img [Mini-reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ayabe, Masato Doi, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kaguni] (ddr-csujad-1-108)
A photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ayabe, Masato Doi, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kaguni. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-42." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_034
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