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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.

Military service (65)
Veterans' organizations (262)

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[Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto, Roy Nishio, Chappie Kishaba] (ddr-csujad-1-101)
img [Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto, Roy Nishio, Chappie Kishaba] (ddr-csujad-1-101)
A photograph of Wally Kagawa, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto, Roy Nishio, and Chappie Kishaba. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-37." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_027
[442nd Regimental Combat Team reunions and Ikemoto family] (ddr-csujad-1-179)
img [442nd Regimental Combat Team reunions and Ikemoto family] (ddr-csujad-1-179)
Six images of 442nd Regimental Combat Team reunions held in different locations along with, potentially, Henry Y. Ikemoto and his family members. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_105
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-152)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-152)
A photograph of Colonel Pi__ and his wife Peggy, "C" Company. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-94." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_078
Japanese American Korean War Veterans (ddr-csujad-1-196)
doc Japanese American Korean War Veterans (ddr-csujad-1-196)
A "souvenir booklet" to commemorate the first reunion of Japanese American Korean War Veterans and dedication of the Japanese American Korean War memorial held at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, California, May 23-25, 1997. Includes names and images of the Americans of Japanese ancestry who were killed in action during the Korean ...
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
A booklet of 50th Golden Anniversary 442 RCT includes mostly images of the events during the 5 days anniversary held in Hawaii. Also includes massages from Bill Clinton, U.S. President, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C., and addresses delivered by Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, Hawaii, Gen. Gordon L. ...
[Mini-reunion, Masato Doi, Toro Hirose, Henry Ikemoto, and Seiya Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-1-84)
img [Mini-reunion, Masato Doi, Toro Hirose, Henry Ikemoto, and Seiya Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-1-84)
A photograph of Masato Doi, Toro Hirose, Henry Ikemoto, and Seiya Tanaka from left to right. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-16." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_010
[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
[Mini-reunion, Seiya Tanaka, Wally Kagawa, Toro Hirose] (ddr-csujad-1-90)
img [Mini-reunion, Seiya Tanaka, Wally Kagawa, Toro Hirose] (ddr-csujad-1-90)
A photograph of Seiya Tanaka, Wally Kagawa, and Toro Hirose. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-21." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_016
[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Yamashita and Mrs. Mary Kawagoye] (ddr-csujad-1-85)
img [Mini-reunion, Mrs. Yamashita and Mrs. Mary Kawagoye] (ddr-csujad-1-85)
A photograph includes Mrs. Yamashita and Mrs. Mary Kawagoye. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-19." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_011
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-171)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-171)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-143." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_097
4 Day MIS 50th Anniversary Reunion program outline (ddr-csujad-1-191)
doc 4 Day MIS 50th Anniversary Reunion program outline (ddr-csujad-1-191)
Program outline for 4 Day MIS 50th Anniversary Reunion held from October 29 to November 2, 1991. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_01_005
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Young Kim] (ddr-csujad-1-150)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Young Kim] (ddr-csujad-1-150)
A photograph of Colonel Young Kim, 100th Infantry Battalion. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-91." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_076
[Documents regarding Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor] (ddr-csujad-1-198)
doc [Documents regarding Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor] (ddr-csujad-1-198)
Includes photocopied documents to support Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor. Photocopied excerpt from "Mud and blood," by Colonel James J. Gillespie, which was originally published in "Infantry journal magazine, December 1944, is also included. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_11_001
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-168)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-168)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-137." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_094
[Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-125)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-125)
A group photograph of attendees. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-61." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_051
[Mini-reunion, speech] (ddr-csujad-1-146)
img [Mini-reunion, speech] (ddr-csujad-1-146)
A photograph of an attendee. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-87." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_072
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
Tankbusters [letter from Chappie Kishaba and Henry Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-71)
doc Tankbusters [letter from Chappie Kishaba and Henry Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-71)
A letter from Chappie Kishaba and Henry Ikemoto written in December 2000 to most likely members of the 100th/442nd Veterans Association. It summarizes the events and activities including their personal accounts in 2000. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_06_015
[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
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-173)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-173)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-144." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_099
[Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-129)
img [Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-129)
A photograph of attendees in a shop. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-70." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_055
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-133)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-133)
A photograph of attendees. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-77." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_059
[Mini-reunion, Shiro Yamamoto, Goro Inaba, Chappie Kishaba, Masato Doi] (ddr-csujad-1-88)
img [Mini-reunion, Shiro Yamamoto, Goro Inaba, Chappie Kishaba, Masato Doi] (ddr-csujad-1-88)
A photograph of Shiro Yamamoto, Goro Inaba, Chappie Kishaba, and Masato Doi. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-20." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_014
[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Yamashita, Mrs. Yayo Inaba, Wally Kagawa] (ddr-csujad-1-82)
img [Mini-reunion, Mrs. Yamashita, Mrs. Yayo Inaba, Wally Kagawa] (ddr-csujad-1-82)
A photograph includes Mrs. Yamashita, Mrs. Yayo Inaba, Wally Kagawa. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-14." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_008
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