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 (88)
Veterans' organizations (273)

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273 items
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Fincil] (ddr-csujad-1-141)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Fincil] (ddr-csujad-1-141)
A photograph includes Colonel Fincil and his wife, 34th Division. 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_067
[Mini-reunion, Ben Tagami] (ddr-csujad-1-117)
img [Mini-reunion, Ben Tagami] (ddr-csujad-1-117)
A photograph of Ben Tagami, 100th Infantry Battalion member. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-53." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_043
[Mini-reunion, attendees at table] (ddr-csujad-1-144)
img [Mini-reunion, attendees at table] (ddr-csujad-1-144)
A photograph of attendees at table. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-86." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_070
[Mini-reunion, performance] (ddr-csujad-1-121)
img [Mini-reunion, performance] (ddr-csujad-1-121)
A photograph of attendee's performance. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-57." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_047
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-153)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-153)
A photograph of the reunion. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-97." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_079
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-194)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-194)
A sticker of Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT, March 23, 1993. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_06_001
MIS intelligencer, volume 32, number 1, Jan 2000 (ddr-csujad-1-74)
doc MIS intelligencer, volume 32, number 1, Jan 2000 (ddr-csujad-1-74)
An issue of "MIS intelligencer," volume 32, number 1, (Jan 2000). which is an official newsletter of the MIS Association, Northern California, Inc. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_07_003
Go for broke, Vol. XLVI, no. 2, April-June 1995 (ddr-csujad-1-182)
doc Go for broke, Vol. XLVI, no. 2, April-June 1995 (ddr-csujad-1-182)
A bulletin published by 442nd Veterans Club: Go for broke, vol. XLVI, no. 2 (April-June 1995). The issue's title: 52 and looking ahead... See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_10_001
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-149)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-149)
A photograph includes Colonel Pi__ and his wife Peggy, "C" Company. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-93." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_075
[Mini-reunion, buffet] (ddr-csujad-1-142)
img [Mini-reunion, buffet] (ddr-csujad-1-142)
A photograph of attendees at a buffet. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-83." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_068
[Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-134)
img [Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-134)
A photograph of attendees in a shop. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-72." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_060
[Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-155)
img [Mini-reunion] (ddr-csujad-1-155)
A photograph of the reunion. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-100." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_081
Go for Broke, 1943-1993 (ddr-csujad-1-207)
doc Go for Broke, 1943-1993 (ddr-csujad-1-207)
A booklet published to "commemorate the observance of the 50th Golden Anniversary of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT), and attempts to highlight the Go for Broke tradition of the men of the 442nd." Articles record accounts of Nisei veterans from various military companies. The articles cover the time from the formation of the 442nd Regimental …
[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, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto] (ddr-csujad-1-94)
img [Mini-reunion, Ernie Maruyama, Shiro Yamamoto] (ddr-csujad-1-94)
A photograph includes Ernie Maruyama and Shiro Yamamoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-27." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_020
[Mini-reunion, Jack Kaguni, Mrs. Yamashita] (ddr-csujad-1-99)
img [Mini-reunion, Jack Kaguni, Mrs. Yamashita] (ddr-csujad-1-99)
A photograph includes Jack Kaguni and Mrs. Yamashita. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-36." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_025
[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
The drop zone gives voice to oral histories of WWII (ddr-csujad-1-68)
doc The drop zone gives voice to oral histories of WWII (ddr-csujad-1-68)
Email correspondence printed out from "Virtual reunion digests." It contains Chicago Tribune article, "The drop zone gives voice to oral histories of WWII," by Charles Leroux, published on December 30, 1998, was forwarded and distributed among the subscribers through Virtual reunion digests mailing list on December 30, 1998. See this object in the California State Universities …
Henry Ikemoto, 100th/442nd Veterans Association [business card] (ddr-csujad-1-180)
doc Henry Ikemoto, 100th/442nd Veterans Association [business card] (ddr-csujad-1-180)
A business card of Henry Ikemoto, 100th/442nd Veterans Association. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_106
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doc [Newspaper articles from "Pacific citizen"] (ddr-csujad-1-192)
Newspaper clippings from "Pacific citizen" published on November 22, 1991. Includes two articles collecting Nisei Military Intelligent Service's experience. "Surviving and spying behind enemy lines" written by Harry K. Honda, Senior editor, Pacific Citizen, describes Sakakida's story of wartime intrigue, which was delivered at the MIS 50th anniversary reunion dinner on October 31, 1991. "Anecdotes by …
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-147)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Pi__] (ddr-csujad-1-147)
A photograph includes Colonel Pi__ and his wife, Peggy Pi__, "C" Company. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-92." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_073
[Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa and Henry Y. Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-118)
img [Mini-reunion, Wally Kagawa and Henry Y. Ikemoto] (ddr-csujad-1-118)
A photograph of Wally Kagawa and Henry Y. Ikemoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-51." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_044
[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Yamashita, Kuni Hisatomi] (ddr-csujad-1-81)
img [Mini-reunion, Mrs. Yamashita, Kuni Hisatomi] (ddr-csujad-1-81)
Includes Mrs. Yamashita and Kuni Hisatomi. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "100995-12." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_007
[Mini-reunion, musical performance] (ddr-csujad-1-159)
img [Mini-reunion, musical performance] (ddr-csujad-1-159)
A photograph of attendees' musical performance. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-104." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_085
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