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 (70)
Veterans' organizations (264)

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264 items
[Mini-reunion, Hiroshi Kami, Goro Inaba, Mrs. Kay Nakata, Tom Nakata] (ddr-csujad-1-102)
img [Mini-reunion, Hiroshi Kami, Goro Inaba, Mrs. Kay Nakata, Tom Nakata] (ddr-csujad-1-102)
A photograph of Hiroshi Kami, Goro Inaba, Mrs. Kay Nakata, Tom Nakata. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-35." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_028
[Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa] (ddr-csujad-1-115)
img [Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa] (ddr-csujad-1-115)
A photograph of Wally Kagawa playing the harmonica. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-52." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_041
[Mini-reunion, registration table] (ddr-csujad-1-77)
img [Mini-reunion, registration table] (ddr-csujad-1-77)
A photograph of female attendees at registration table. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-11." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_003
[Mini-reunion, table] (ddr-csujad-1-80)
img [Mini-reunion, table] (ddr-csujad-1-80)
A photograph of two female attendees at a table. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-15." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_006
[Mini-reunion, speech] (ddr-csujad-1-157)
img [Mini-reunion, speech] (ddr-csujad-1-157)
A photograph of attendees. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-101." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_083
Letter from Henry Ikemoto to Eddy Murakami, Tom Nakata, Hifumi Saimo, George Tamura, Seiya Tanaka (ddr-csujad-1-62)
doc Letter from Henry Ikemoto to Eddy Murakami, Tom Nakata, Hifumi Saimo, George Tamura, Seiya Tanaka (ddr-csujad-1-62)
A letter regarding the order of copies of photographs taken at the 1995 mini-reunion at Las Vegas. Includes handwritten marginalia. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_06_005
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-156)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-156)
A photograph of the reunion. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-98." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_082
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-158)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-158)
A photograph of the reunion. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-99." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_084
Camp Shelby Mississippi WWII Commemorative Open House Reunion and Homecoming (ddr-csujad-1-46)
doc Camp Shelby Mississippi WWII Commemorative Open House Reunion and Homecoming (ddr-csujad-1-46)
A pocket paper folder for the event, Camp Shelby Mississippi WWII Commemorative Open House Reunion and Homecoming held in Camp Shelby, Mississippi, June 16-18, 1995. Includes programs of the event and a brochure of "The Armed Forces Museum." It also contains newspaper clippings with a letter and envelop and a magazine article on the event. See ...
Mini-Reunion of AT Chapter with the 100th B Chapter (ddr-csujad-1-181)
doc Mini-Reunion of AT Chapter with the 100th B Chapter (ddr-csujad-1-181)
A note of the Mini-reunion. "Mini-Reunion of AT Chapter with the 100th B Chapter, 4-Queens Hotel, Las Vegas, 10/9/95 thru 10/13/95. Photo's by Hiroshi Kaku, New York." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_107
[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, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-166)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-166)
A photograph includes attendees with beer bottles on the table. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-107." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_092
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-170)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-170)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-138." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_096
[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, Wally Kagawa] (ddr-csujad-1-145)
img [Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa] (ddr-csujad-1-145)
A photograph of Wally Kagawa. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-89." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_071
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-151)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-151)
A photograph of the reunion. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-96." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_077
[Mini-reunion, Toro Hirose, Tak Hattori, Eddie Murakami] (ddr-csujad-1-104)
img [Mini-reunion, Toro Hirose, Tak Hattori, Eddie Murakami] (ddr-csujad-1-104)
A photograph of Toro Hirose, Tak Hattori, and Eddie Murakami. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-38." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_030
[Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-163)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-163)
A photograph includes attendees with beer bottles on the table. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-108." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_089
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-176)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-176)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-145." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_102
[Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-123)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-123)
A group photograph of attendees. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-60." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_049
Military Intelligence Service Language School: Camp Savage, Minnesota, 1942-1944 (ddr-csujad-1-187)
doc Military Intelligence Service Language School: Camp Savage, Minnesota, 1942-1944 (ddr-csujad-1-187)
This book was published "to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Military Intelligence Service Language School and to document the records of wartime episodes of Japanese-American Nisei soldiers in the Pacific Theater of Operation and to compile a collection of treasured remembrances of Camp Savage ..." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization ...
Letter from Minoru Kishaba to Henry Y. Ikemoto with an 8th grader's letter (ddr-csujad-1-69)
doc Letter from Minoru Kishaba to Henry Y. Ikemoto with an 8th grader's letter (ddr-csujad-1-69)
Contains a letter from Minoru Kishaba to Henry Y. Ikemoto with an envelope, and a letter from an 8th grader at Sunnyside Middle School, Lafayette, Indiana, with an article on their school project. In the letter, the 8th grader discusses their school project of creating a tapestry dedicated to Japanese American WWII veterans and requests help ...
Japanese-American vets reunite at training camp (ddr-csujad-1-45)
doc Japanese-American vets reunite at training camp (ddr-csujad-1-45)
Newspaper clipping describes the reunion of veterans of the Army's 442nd Regimental Combat Team held at Camp Shelby in south Mississippi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_03_002
[Mini-reunion, speech] (ddr-csujad-1-137)
img [Mini-reunion, speech] (ddr-csujad-1-137)
A photograph of an attendee. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-81." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_063
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-136)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-136)
A photograph of attendees. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-78." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_062
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