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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The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 44 (June 1, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-211)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 44 (June 1, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-211)
"Text of Col. Hanley Talk" (p. 1), "Nisei Vets Win Plaudits as They March in Parade" (p. 1).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 16, (October 19, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 16, (October 19, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-41)
Select article titles: "Ex-Envoy to Japan to Co-Chair Bldg. Fund Bid" (p.1); "40 et 8 Vets Drop All-White Policy" (p.1); "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Hotel Okayed, Housing Assured" (p.1); "'Relocation Camp' More Comfortable As Term than 'Concentration Camp'" (p.3); "Association for Foreign Wives of Japanese Helps Members to Adjust" (p.6).
Dedication of Nisei veterans memorial (ddr-densho-26-1)
img Dedication of Nisei veterans memorial (ddr-densho-26-1)
Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii was the guest of honor at this dedication honoring fallen Nisei soldiers from Washington State. The memorial is located at the Nisei Veterans Hall in Seattle, Washington. Left to right: Senator Daniel Inouye, unidentified, unidentified, and Seiji Hata.
Americans of of Japanese Ancestry WWII Memorial Alliance (ddr-csujad-1-201)
doc Americans of of Japanese Ancestry WWII Memorial Alliance (ddr-csujad-1-201)
A list of the Americans of Japanese ancestry who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service. The information was collected by Jim Yamashita and volunteers with the support from Americans of Japanese Ancestry WWII Memorial Alliance for "Echoes of silence," an educational project dedicated to honoring the Nisei soldiers ...
[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Rose Nishio, Mrs. Gladys Murakami] (ddr-csujad-1-97)
img [Mini-reunion, Mrs. Rose Nishio, Mrs. Gladys Murakami] (ddr-csujad-1-97)
A photograph of Mrs. Rose Nishio and Mrs. Gladys Murakami. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-33." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_023
[Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-124)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-124)
A group photograph of attendees. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-58." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_050
[Mini-reunion, Kuni Hisatomi and Shiro Yamamoto] (ddr-csujad-1-86)
img [Mini-reunion, Kuni Hisatomi and Shiro Yamamoto] (ddr-csujad-1-86)
A photograph includes Kuni Hisatomi and Shiro Yamamoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-17." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_012
[Mini-reunion, Kay Nakata] (ddr-csujad-1-105)
img [Mini-reunion, Kay Nakata] (ddr-csujad-1-105)
A photograph includes Kay Nakata. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-41." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_031
[Mini-reunion, Jerry Ayabe and Mrs. Ayabe, Yayo Inaba] (ddr-csujad-1-91)
img [Mini-reunion, Jerry Ayabe and Mrs. Ayabe, Yayo Inaba] (ddr-csujad-1-91)
A photograph includes Jerry Ayabe and Mrs. Ayabe, and Yayo Inaba. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-28." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_017
[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, 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, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-120)
img [Mini-reunion, group photograph] (ddr-csujad-1-120)
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 ...
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, buffet table] (ddr-csujad-1-76)
img [Mini-reunion, buffet table] (ddr-csujad-1-76)
A photograph of an attendee at a buffet table. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-8." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_002
[Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-127)
img [Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-127)
A photograph of attendees in a shop. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-69." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_053
[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
[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, 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, Ernie Maruyama] (ddr-csujad-1-113)
img [Mini-reunion, Ernie Maruyama] (ddr-csujad-1-113)
A photograph includes Ernie Maruyama. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-49." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_039
[Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-165)
img [Mini-reunion, room] (ddr-csujad-1-165)
A photograph of attendees in a hotel room. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101295-136." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_091
[Mini-reunion, Dave Kawagoye and Mrs. Mary Kawagoye] (ddr-csujad-1-87)
img [Mini-reunion, Dave Kawagoye and Mrs. Mary Kawagoye] (ddr-csujad-1-87)
A photograph includes Dave Kawagoye and Mrs. Mary Kawagoye. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-22." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_013
[Mini-reunion, Goro Inaba and Mrs. Hirose] (ddr-csujad-1-83)
img [Mini-reunion, Goro Inaba and Mrs. Hirose] (ddr-csujad-1-83)
A photograph of Goro Inaba and Mrs. Hirose. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-18." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_009
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, 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
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