doc Washington's 1889 Land Law-- Why Repeal? (ddr-densho-280-24)
A history of the West Coast's land ownership laws from 1864 to 1962. This document argues that the contemporary land ownership laws are outdated and encourages readers to vote in the upcoming election.
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-30)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 2, 1942. She writes that she is angry about Kay's treatment in town. Writes that she wishes they were home. Talks about Ethel Crow, her sister Vickie, and Vickie's granddaughter Victoria, as well as general news about ...
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.
doc Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told (ddr-one-3-105)
Newspaper clipping from "The Enterprise" newspaper from Bingen-White Salmon of George Kida's obituary, written by Keith McCoy, with the headline "Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told". Published December 10, 1998. For the non-published typed copy please see ddr-one-3-106.
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-22)
Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida, dated July 6, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt writes that she wishes she could be there with Kay as she is alone at the Portland Assembly Center since her husband Kenjiro and son George have left for temporary work leave in Eastern Oregon. Sarah "Sade" Pyatt tells Kay about ...
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 ...
doc Letter from George Kida to Sarah "Sade" Pyatt (ddr-one-3-23)
The letter is addressed to "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) from George and Kenjiro Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated July 19, 1942. George writes that he and Kenjiro "are getting along fine" and work every day except Sunday. He asks for more news of Kay, who he is worried about.
img George and Miyuki "Kay" Kida in fornt of their home (ddr-one-3-122)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida standing next to their home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-18)
Envelope from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt addressed to George Kida. Letter is from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family) on June 23, 1942. Tells the Kida family that friend and neighbor James Albert "Al" Johnson tried to visit them but was not allowed in. Mrs. Pyatt asks Kay if she needs any more ...
doc Letter from Bertha Wylder to Sarah "Sade" Pyatt (ddr-one-3-29)
Postcard to Sarah "Sade" Pyatt from Bertha Wylder. Asking after the Kida family, whom she has not heard from in a while. Mentions that food prices are high.
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 ...
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.
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kida family (ddr-one-3-70)
Addition to the previous letter dated February 8, 1944. From James Albert "Al" Johnson to the Kida family. More advice to George about the draft examination. To see full letter please see ddr-one-3-69.
img George Kida and relatives from Japan (ddr-one-3-84)
Color photograph of George Kida (second from right) and visiting family from Japan standing in front of a stone building.
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (SJR #21): Abolishing Restrictions on Land Ownership fact sheet (ddr-densho-280-30)
A typed and revised document that briefly outlines the key points behind Senate Joint Resolution 21.
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 ...
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
Black and white photographic negative of members of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) at a Buddhist convention at Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Back row left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, unidentified, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, remaining unidentified. Front row left to right ...
doc Letter from Keith McCoy to Isami Tsubota (ddr-one-3-108)
Thank you letter to Isami "Sami" Tsubota from Keith McCoy. Also a page of handwritten notes about the Japanese families who had lived in White Salmon and the surrounding area before WWII.
doc George Kida memorial card and obituary (ddr-one-3-102)
A funeral memorial card for George Kida for his funeral on Nov. 16, 1998. Includes a newspaper clipping of his obituary published November 18, 1998 and a photocopy of the newspaper clipping.