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Family photo (ddr-csujad-11-181)
img Family photo (ddr-csujad-11-181)
A family photograph. From page 67 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_67_001
Mission San Jose de Guadalupe (ddr-csujad-11-119)
img Mission San Jose de Guadalupe (ddr-csujad-11-119)
Photographed are three people visiting the Mission San Jose de Guadalupe located in Fremont, California. The woman on the far right appears to be Tazu Kawamoto. From page 44 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_44_002
Window shopping (ddr-csujad-11-138)
img Window shopping (ddr-csujad-11-138)
A photograph of Tazu Kawamoto and Yonk walking down a street. The captions reads, "How we spent our Sunday afternoon, at Palo Alto" and "Window shopping." From page 50 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_50_002
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-30)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-30)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_002
Water Follies (ddr-csujad-11-157)
img Water Follies (ddr-csujad-11-157)
The Water Follies float advertises for the "P.G. Pool Sat. Nite 8pm." This float is part of the Fourth of July Parade in Monterey, California. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_005
Taye and Mas (ddr-csujad-11-147)
img Taye and Mas (ddr-csujad-11-147)
Photographed are Taye [Tayeko] Kawamoto and Mas riding bikes together. The caption reads: Bicycling. From page 53 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_53_002
High school buildings (ddr-csujad-11-194)
img High school buildings (ddr-csujad-11-194)
A postcard with a note that reads, "High School Buildings Monterey, California 1488." From page 76 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_76_001
Taye and Louise (ddr-csujad-11-99)
img Taye and Louise (ddr-csujad-11-99)
Two women identified as Taye [Tayeko Kawamoto] and Louise are photographed by a stone structure. From page 38 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_38_002
One Sunday afternoon, now, now (ddr-csujad-11-107)
img One Sunday afternoon, now, now (ddr-csujad-11-107)
Photographed are Tazu Kawamoto, Louise, and Taye [Tayeko Kawamoto]. From page 40 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_40_001
Dr. and Mrs. Nishi (ddr-csujad-11-85)
img Dr. and Mrs. Nishi (ddr-csujad-11-85)
A photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Nishi. The caption reads "Personalities." From page 32 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_32_003
Fair Queens (ddr-csujad-11-6)
img Fair Queens (ddr-csujad-11-6)
A photograph of the ladies who were crowned queen at the World's Fair, which took place in 1939-1940 in San Francisco's Treasure Island. From page 3 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_03_001
Mother and son (ddr-csujad-11-125)
img Mother and son (ddr-csujad-11-125)
Photographed are a mother and son, probably Chisono and Casey Kawamoto, posing together on the porch of a house. From page 47 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_47_001
Maj (ddr-csujad-11-96)
img Maj (ddr-csujad-11-96)
The woman in this photograph is identified as Maj. The caption reads, "Playtime." From page 37 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_37_002
Landscape (ddr-csujad-13-5)
img Landscape (ddr-csujad-13-5)
A landscape photograph depicts the area surrounding the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The caption on back of photograph reads, "View from hill tops and surrounding Tulelake Camp in Calif. (43)." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_032
Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
doc Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
According to its preamble, this "Constitution for the Santa Anita Assembly Center" was established by its residents "in order to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, to foster and spread the true spirit of Americanism, to build the character of our people morally and spiritually on American ideals, and to promote the welfare ...
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these ...
Suggestions for resolutions about evacuees of Japanese ancestry (ddr-csujad-18-4)
doc Suggestions for resolutions about evacuees of Japanese ancestry (ddr-csujad-18-4)
Presents arguments and supporting "data" to assert that the claim that "America is a white man's country" is "un-American"; that the Government must make a greater effort to supply housing and financial aid for people who are resettling; that those opposing resettlement are "making a mockery of our war aim to ensure justice and freedom"; and ...
Immigrants and Citizens of Japanese Origin (ddr-csujad-19-49)
doc Immigrants and Citizens of Japanese Origin (ddr-csujad-19-49)
This article by Shotaro Frank Miyamoto explains in detail about the concentration of the Japanese Americans on the West Coast, the history of anti-Japanese activities in this region and the racial antagonism expressed by American people against the Japanese in their midst. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-07_03
Japanese in our Midst (ddr-csujad-19-81)
doc Japanese in our Midst (ddr-csujad-19-81)
This document, "prepared and published under the auspices of the Colorado Council of Churches," describes the background of the situation when the Japanese first started to come to the United States in considerable numbers, evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans and the concentration of Japanese Americans on the West Coast. It also discusses about the three ...
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
Smith urges Truman to ask "Edgar J. Hoover and his organization" to help control "the arsonists and night-riders who are terrorizing the few Japanese Americans who have returned to the West Coast." Smith states that approximately 60,000 of the "110,000" people who were "evacuated" seek to return to their homes, under pressure from the War Relocation ...
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
Smith urges FBI action be taken to stop injustices done to Japanese American citizens during World War II. Letter mentions correspondence from a Japanese pastor in Livingston, California, near Modesto and Merced, describing "no less than eight shooting incidents in which night-riders have shot into the homes of our church members." Smith also describes shooting and ...
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-3)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-3)
Letter to popular local radio reporter requests that he speak out against injustices perpetrated against Japanese American citizens during World War II. Smith notes his responsibility for "the care of our 37 Japanese churches," states that he is concerned that church members are not being allowed to work in canneries in Sacramento by the union, and ...
Letter from Earl Warren, Governor of California, to Frank Herron Smith May 29, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-5)
doc Letter from Earl Warren, Governor of California, to Frank Herron Smith May 29, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-5)
Response to Smith's letter detailing incidents against Japanese Americans returning to California informs Smith that law enforcement is a local responsibility, and that Warren has "personally urged every Mayor and every principal law enforcement officer in the state to support the government and do his full duty in this situation." Warren states that he is aware ...
Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-6)
doc Letter from Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States, to Frank Herron Smith, May 30, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-6)
Response to information from Smith states that, unless a federal law is violated, Biddle can not be involved, but that this "serious" matter "should be taken up directly with the Governor of California." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 065-1-a-01-01-06
Giri: kodomo no tame ni = For the sake of the children (ddr-csujad-23-1)
doc Giri: kodomo no tame ni = For the sake of the children (ddr-csujad-23-1)
Interview transcripts from oral histories with Sonoma County Japanese American families. Conducted by Sonoma County JACL Oral History Project. The book was published in 2003. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp041-01-012
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