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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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, Vol. 20 (May 15, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-20)
ds Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, Vol. 20 (May 15, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-20)
Selected article titles: "Fiction Can Be Damaging" (p.1), "Norman Thomas to Be Honored at 18th Biennial" (p.1), "442nd Veterans Join Nat'l JACL in May 30 Rites" (p.1), "Pension Rights for Evacuees on Ballot" (p.1), "Watering Down Rights Bill?" (p.2), "Sansei Urged to Keep Japanese Heritage" (p.3).
Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-1)
img Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-1)
Left to right: Debbie McQuilken, Senator Daniel Inouye, and General David A. Bramlett. The two men on the left are unidentified.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-55)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-55)
Every Memorial Day weekend, there is a service that honors Nisei veterans. The service takes place at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
442nd Veteran's Post No. 9416 (ddr-densho-162-4)
img 442nd Veteran's Post No. 9416 (ddr-densho-162-4)
Included in photo: Hersh Aramaki, Bill Shimizu, Jeri Tsuyuki, Ted Yamashita, Wallace Doi, Seiko Arakaki, Tomi Nakano, Lyle Kurisaki, Jr.
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 24 (April 1, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-10)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 24 (April 1, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-10)
"Nisei Vets Will Choose Officers Fri." (p. 1), "Seek MILS Men" (p. 1), "Urge Repeal in U.S. of Alien Status" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 25 (June 24-July 1, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 25 (June 24-July 1, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-25)
Selected article titles: "Eligibility Issue on Redress Bill Still Unresolved" (p. 1), "'Dear Colleague' Letter: Conservative Congressmen Urge Colleague Support for Redress" (p. 1), "Nisei Veterans Focus on 1993 Celebration" (pp. 1, 3), and "JACL Candidates for National President Speak Out" (p. 5).
Three nisei veterans (ddr-densho-114-274)
img Three nisei veterans (ddr-densho-114-274)
Three nisei veterans admiring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team "Go for Broke" shirt.
Installation dinner and dance (ddr-densho-114-234)
img Installation dinner and dance (ddr-densho-114-234)
This dinner and dance, sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Committee and the Women's Auxiliary Club, was held in the Winsor Room at the New Washington Hotel.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-736)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-736)
Hiroshi Miyamura, a Medal of Honor recipient, placing a wreath at the Public Safety Building monument in downtown Seattle.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-201)
img Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-201)
These ladies are preparing sushi for a bazaar sponsored by the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee. This bazaar was held at the Seattle Buddhist Church.
Gold Star parents (ddr-densho-114-647)
img Gold Star parents (ddr-densho-114-647)
Gold Star parents attending a memorial service at the Public Safety Building in Seattle as part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion.
Nisei veterans news (ddr-densho-325-109)
doc Nisei veterans news (ddr-densho-325-109)
Eighteen Nisei veterans and their spouses met for a reunion on April 7, 1995. These eighteen men had all been stationed at Camp Grant, Illinois in 1941-1942. From there the group separated some attending combat infantry training at Camp Blanding, Florida and then to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe and others like Sumito Horiuchi ...
Hideo Hoshide Interview II Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-185-36)
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview II Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-185-36)
Involvement with the Nisei Veterans Committee newsletter for thirty years
Paul Bannai Interview II Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-150-10)
vh Paul Bannai Interview II Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-150-10)
Working on projects to recognize wartime experiences of Nisei veterans and Japanese Americans
Francis Mas Fukuhara Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-9-23)
vh Francis Mas Fukuhara Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-9-23)
The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee, beginnings and background
Louise Kashino Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-31-25)
vh Louise Kashino Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-31-25)
Beginnings of the Nisei Veterans Committee and the Women's Auxiliary

For the first hour of this interview, an additional camera crew from KCTS Television was also present.

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