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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[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, 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
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 ...
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
A booklet of 50th Golden Anniversary 442 RCT includes mostly images of the events during the 5 days anniversary held in Hawaii. Also includes massages from Bill Clinton, U.S. President, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C., and addresses delivered by Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, Hawaii, Gen. Gordon L. ...
[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, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-129)
img [Mini-reunion, shop] (ddr-csujad-1-129)
A photograph of attendees in a shop. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-70." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_055
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 ...
[Mini-reunion, Colonel Fincil] (ddr-csujad-1-154)
img [Mini-reunion, Colonel Fincil] (ddr-csujad-1-154)
A photograph of Colonel Fincil and his wife, 34th Division. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-95." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_080
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
The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 52 (June 29, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-219)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 52 (June 29, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-219)
"Pvt. Kawaguchi Rites Friday" (p. 1), "Symington, Air Force Aide, Will Speak at Americanism Rites During Fourth Fete" (p. 1).
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 53 (June 23, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-121)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 53 (June 23, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-121)
"Community Honors Nisei War Dead. Fitting Memorial Services Pay Tribute to First Eight in Area; 1,000 Gather in First Methodist" (pg. 1), "Red Cross Pleads for More Aid to Assist Vanport Victims" (pg. 3), "Evacuation Claims Bill Needs Only President's Signature" (pg. 3), "D.C. Responds to Flood Plea" (pg. 5).
The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 28 (April 6, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-195)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 28 (April 6, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-195)
"Ex-Seattleite, Now Spokane Farmer Heads for Japan via Airplane" (p. 1), "Evacuation Claims Queries, Replies" (p. 1), ""Army Day' in Our City to be Saturday, April 9; Military Display Booked" (p. 1).
The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 41 (May 21, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-208)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 41 (May 21, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-208)
"B.C. Union Resolves Not to Oppose to Japanese Getting Fish Licenses" (p. 1), "Local Community Will Pay Tribute to GI Dead May 30" (p. 1),
The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 86 (October 28, 1950) (ddr-densho-229-251)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 86 (October 28, 1950) (ddr-densho-229-251)
"Portland to Dedicate Nisei War Memorial Monument at Rites Sunday" (p. 1), "Truman Points to Flaws in McCarran Bill" (p. 1), ""Clean' Naturalization Measure Sought" (p. 4).
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-49)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-49)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Four-star mother (ddr-densho-35-51)
img Four-star mother (ddr-densho-35-51)
This four-star mother is at the annual Nisei Veteran Memorial Day service. The service takes place at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington. This woman received her United States citizenship on March 21, 1997 at the age of 100 years. She died on June 29, 1998.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-50)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-50)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-638)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-638)
This memorial service, held at the Public Safety Building in downtown Seattle, is part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion.
Golf tournament dinner (ddr-densho-114-206)
img Golf tournament dinner (ddr-densho-114-206)
Participants of the Nisei Veterans Committee golf tournament eating a celebratory dinner in Chinatown.
Dinner at Maneki Restaurant (ddr-densho-114-451)
img Dinner at Maneki Restaurant (ddr-densho-114-451)
Members of the Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) and Kendo Club meet to officially transfer the deed of Kendo Hall to the NVC.
National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-382)
img National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-382)
Dancing in the Spanish Ballroom at the Olympic Hotel as part of the reunion main banquet.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-202)
img Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-202)
Members of the Women's Auxiliary Club operating a booth at the bazaar. This bazaar was held at the Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
Funeral service (ddr-densho-114-581)
img Funeral service (ddr-densho-114-581)
Nisei soldier giving the flag to a grieving mother.
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