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Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
doc Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
Comparison of Tule Lake incarceree population statistics collected by the Division of Housing and Employment to the 1940 US Census statistics of Japanese Americans from California, Oregon and Washington. Examines how expelled communities disbursed at Tule Lake via housing records, age and gender distribution, religious affiliation, and the number of births at Tule Lake up to ...
Part IV. Collective adjustments to the relocation center, chapter I: social structure of the community (ddr-csujad-26-5)
doc Part IV. Collective adjustments to the relocation center, chapter I: social structure of the community (ddr-csujad-26-5)
Description of camp social structures including "Caucasian-Japanese relations" highlighting tension and hostility by three groups that most directly involve Japanese Americans and the incarceration: The War Relocation Authority (WRA), the US Army and the American public. Using case - studies, the manuscript examines these relationships and discusses the circumstances of incarceration contributing to differences in social ...
Letter from Y. Fujii to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, May 24, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-204)
doc Letter from Y. Fujii to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, May 24, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-204)
A letter from Yosokichi Fujii, a former incarceree in the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming, to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He gives an update of his life after leaving the camp in September 1945 and resettling in Nyssa, Oregon until May 1946. He currently works in Penryn, California in fruit production following his friends' suggestion. He ...
Soldier in the Snow (ddr-csujad-13-26)
img Soldier in the Snow (ddr-csujad-13-26)
A soldier in uniform poses next to a vehicle in the snow. The caption on front of photograph reads, "11/15/42 Cresent [Crescent] Lake Oregon Conklin." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_021
Recreation: dances (ddr-csujad-26-22)
doc Recreation: dances (ddr-csujad-26-22)
Report includes case-studies of dances, chronicles specific situations and observations of social interactions between men, women, and between incarcerees from California and the Northwest. Subject headings include: "significance of dances, group characteristics, group ways, sectionalism, the battle against stags, and block 25 dance." Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-187)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-187)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of small crowd. Fourth dancer from the left is Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-221)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-221)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers turning a corner in front of large crowd. Woman in front of line: Shizuko Oda, man at back of line: Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. ...
Young Buddhist League Convention Court and Queen (ddr-one-1-26)
img Young Buddhist League Convention Court and Queen (ddr-one-1-26)
Black and white photographic print of the Fourth Annual Northwest Young Buddhist League's Convection Court and Queen. Left to Right: Mae (Okazaki) Sasaki of Tacoma, Washington; Margaret Tomoguchi of Seattle, Washington; Mary (Nakata) Fujii of Portland, Oregon (Queen); Sumi (Hashimoto) Kurokawa, and Takako Nitta of Spokane, Washington. This photograph was found in Frank Hirahara's memorabilia of ...
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-64)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated January 1, 1944. Al had returned home from visiting the Kida family. Asks what he owes Kay for the produce and food she had given him. Deputy Walker had taken Mrs. Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to the Eastern Washington Hospital at ...
Letter from Charlie and Flora Pyatt to George Kida (ddr-one-3-41)
doc Letter from Charlie and Flora Pyatt to George Kida (ddr-one-3-41)
Envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from Charlie and Flora Pyatt, addressed to George, Kay, and Kida (meaning Kenjiro) dated March 28, 1943. Mentions that they hope that Sarah "Sade" Pyatt lives long enough for the Kidas to come back so that she can go back home. Says that it would have been ...
Draft of a Land Deed from George Kida to James Albert
doc Draft of a Land Deed from George Kida to James Albert "Al" Johnson (ddr-one-3-72)
Letter and envelope addressed to George Kida from attorney John McEwen. Contains a draft of an unsigned land deed George had requested, deeding land in White Salmon to James Albert "Al" Johnson.
Envelope from Sarah
doc Envelope from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-37)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt. Postmarked January 25, 1943.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-71)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated February 9, 1944. Reassures Kay that George will not be drafted if he is "a little lame" when he visits the doctor. Advises Kay to go ahead with George's plan for early potatoes and perhaps late potatoes too. Sympathizes with ...
Christmas card and letter from Opal Yarnell to Kida family (ddr-one-3-60)
doc Christmas card and letter from Opal Yarnell to Kida family (ddr-one-3-60)
Envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs. K. Kida and son in Nyssa, Oregon. Christmas card from Opal Yarnell to the Kida family dated December 16, 1943. Says she is afraid that Mrs. Pyatt doesn't have long to live. Hopes the war will end. Talks about her son Bucky in the navy and the places he has ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-21)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family), dated July 1, 1942. Asks what the work is like (in Eastern Oregon), or if they have to work at all. Warns George against working too hard in the heat for fear of sunstroke. Writes of general news around White Salmon, such as ...
Letter from Don Comer to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-68)
doc Letter from Don Comer to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-68)
Letter from Don Comer to George Kida and family, dated January 19, 1944. Writes of news of his farm and of the Kidas' livestock. Mr. Comer was once taking care of the Kidas' cows, but he gave them to James Albert "Al" Johnson the previous winter (he didn't know if Al had told the Kidas that ...
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to George Kida (ddr-one-3-39)
Letter and envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, from James Albert "Al" Johnson. Letter dated February 23, 1943, envelope postmarked February 25, 1943. James Albert "Al" Johnson brought a letter from George to a banker (Mr. Barton) in regards to the possibility of a loan for George. He believes that the loan is a ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-28)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) in Nyssa, Oregon, dated October 30, 1942. Writes that she hopes the war will be over soon. Describes the comings and goings of people in White Salmon, including Vickie (who takes care of Mrs. Pyatt), Mrs. Boyd, and Donnie Miller. Asks what Kenjiro and ...
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to George Kida (ddr-one-3-56)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 5, 1943. Tells George that he should rent a place for themselves. Offers to let George rent the place in his name. Says that the Kidas' cows are not in as good condition as they had been in the fall. ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-52)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated November 20, 1943. She wrote that James Albert "Al" Johnson came to visit her and said Kay was worried about her. Her health is still quite fragile.
Letter from Mrs. A.O. Condit to George Kida (ddr-one-3-66)
doc Letter from Mrs. A.O. Condit to George Kida (ddr-one-3-66)
Letter and envelope from Mrs. A. O. Condit to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated January 15, 1944. Friend of the Hedleys. Writing to inform them that Mrs. Hedley suffered a stroke on December 22nd and passed away on December 24th.
Letter from Dan and Sarah Mosier to George Kida and parents (ddr-one-3-48)
doc Letter from Dan and Sarah Mosier to George Kida and parents (ddr-one-3-48)
Envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from Dan and Sarah Mosier to George Kida and his parents, Kenjiro and Kay, dated June 20, 1943. Says it has been about 18 months since they have heard from the Kida family. Asks if they were allowed to return to their ranch but notes that their ...
Letter from Ethel Crow to Kida family (ddr-one-3-59)
doc Letter from Ethel Crow to Kida family (ddr-one-3-59)
Letter from Ethel Crow (Vickie's daughter, Sarah "Sade" Pyatt's niece) to the Kida family in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 15, 1943. Tells the Kida family that Aunt Sade (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) was taken to Medical Lake the previous Friday because she could not be left alone and could not be cared for properly where she was. ...
Letter from Louis and Lee McKenzie (ddr-one-3-50)
doc Letter from Louis and Lee McKenzie (ddr-one-3-50)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from Louis and Lee McKenzie to Kida family dated October 11, 1943. She and her husband had gone to visit the Kidas in Oregon. They describe their trip back to White Salmon and thank the Kida family for all their hospitality. Asks if George wants to ...
Letter from Amelia Cattrell to Miyuki
doc Letter from Amelia Cattrell to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-67)
Letter from Amelia Cattrell to Miyuki "Kay" Kida dated January 17, 1944. Mrs. Cattrell once worked for Dr. Miller in Hood River and was an acquaintance of the Kida family's. She was a friend of Mrs. Condit. Tells the Kidas of Mrs. Miller's (Dr. Miller's wife) passing away several years ago and how much the Millers ...
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