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 (131)

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The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 29 (April 9, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-196)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 29 (April 9, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-196)
"Issei, Nisei May Get Claims Forms for Lost or Damaged Articles" (p. 1), "Bill Gives Atty. - Gen More Power" (p. 1), "Shaft Honors War Dead of This Area" (p. 1).
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 47 (July 8, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-35)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 47 (July 8, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-35)
"Fights Use of Japanese in Job Classification" (p. 1), "ADC Receives New Version of H.R. 3999" (p. 1), "NVC Supports Measure on Citizenship" (p. 1).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 24 (June 14, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 24 (June 14, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-24)
Select article titles: "Senate Approves Amended Appropriations Bill for Payment of Evacuation Claims; In House-Senate Confab" (p. 1); "Judge Aiso Offers To Serve as Defense Counsel For Cpl. Girard" (p. 1); "Administrative funds for claims approved" (p. 1); "Oscar Hammerstein, II, in plea for half American orphans in Far East" (p. 1); "Brush painting show on ...
Hawaiian musical group (ddr-densho-114-372)
img Hawaiian musical group (ddr-densho-114-372)
As part of a promotional tour, this group is performing at the Nisei Veterans Committee Clubhouse.
Crowning of the Reunion Queen (ddr-densho-114-405)
img Crowning of the Reunion Queen (ddr-densho-114-405)
Shiro Kashino is crowning the Reunion Queen as part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion festivities.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-592)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-592)
This memorial service was held at the Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-340)
img National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-340)
This reunion dinner took place in the Grand Ballroom at the Olympic Hotel.
Funeral service (ddr-densho-114-578)
img Funeral service (ddr-densho-114-578)
This funeral service was held at the Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Visit from Senator Daniel Inouye (ddr-densho-114-362)
img Visit from Senator Daniel Inouye (ddr-densho-114-362)
This photo was taken at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Memorial Day parade (ddr-densho-114-457)
img Memorial Day parade (ddr-densho-114-457)
This parade honoring veterans took place in downtown Seattle, Washington.
Bake sale (ddr-densho-114-450)
img Bake sale (ddr-densho-114-450)
Members of the Women's Auxiliary Club displaying their baked goods at the Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar.
Nisei memorial service (ddr-densho-114-597)
img Nisei memorial service (ddr-densho-114-597)
This memorial service, held at the First Methodist Church, is for 442nd Regimental Combat Team soldiers killed in action in Europe.
National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-341)
img National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-341)
Cocktail hour held in the Spanish Ballroom at the Olympic Hotel.
November 1952 Beer Bust (ddr-densho-114-11)
img November 1952 Beer Bust (ddr-densho-114-11)
This event was held at the Rainier Brewery in Seattle, Washington.
Aloha dance (ddr-densho-114-462)
img Aloha dance (ddr-densho-114-462)
This dance took place at Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
Golf Tournament (ddr-densho-114-456)
img Golf Tournament (ddr-densho-114-456)
Golf Tournament sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Commitee.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-448)
img Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-448)
This bazaar was held at the Nisei Veterans Committee Clubhouse.
Memorial Day parade (ddr-densho-114-442)
img Memorial Day parade (ddr-densho-114-442)
This parade honoring veterans took place in downtown Seattle, Washington.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-576)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-576)
This memorial service took place at the Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
10th Anniversary Movie (ddr-densho-114-215)
img 10th Anniversary Movie (ddr-densho-114-215)
This event took place at the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
Reunion dance (ddr-densho-114-440)
img Reunion dance (ddr-densho-114-440)
This dance, part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion, took place in the Spanish Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel.
Art Abe Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-206-28)
vh Art Abe Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-206-28)
Joining the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee, remodeling their original clubhouse
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