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Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (SJR #21): Abolishing Restrictions on Land Ownership fact sheet (ddr-densho-280-30)
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.
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
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 ...
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 ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-42)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated April 9, 1943. She worries about the Kidas and hopes they aren't working too hard. Mentions that Marian Locke came by perhaps wanting to learn something about the Kida family, and Mrs. Pyatt ...
Fishing along the Columbia (ddr-one-3-93)
img Fishing along the Columbia (ddr-one-3-93)
Color photograph of four people fishing along the Columbia River.
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 ...
George Kida memorial card and obituary (ddr-one-3-102)
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.
Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. (ddr-one-3-107)
doc Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. (ddr-one-3-107)
Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. Mentions George Kida's death and that Keith McCoy was the grandson of Vickie Waldron (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt's sister). Also mentions the obituary that Keith McCoy wrote for George Kida. The index card lists the dates of birth and death for Sarah "Sade" Pyatt, George Pyatt ...
Letter from Keith McCoy to Isami Tsubota (ddr-one-3-108)
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.
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-19)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family), dated June 30, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt offers to send some of her pension check of $40 to the Kida's. Asks if the Kidas need more bedding. She also asks how the situation (the war/internment) looks to the Kidas and tries to ...
George Pyatt in front of downed tree (ddr-one-3-77)
img George Pyatt in front of downed tree (ddr-one-3-77)
Black and white photograph of four people, two standing on a downed tree, two sanding in front. George Pyatt standing in front of the down tree on the right side, "Pyatt" written below in red ink. Written on back of photograph: "Kay and Kida will know this one. George Pyatt in foreground."
Guest Commentary (ddr-one-3-110)
doc Guest Commentary (ddr-one-3-110)
Typed copy of Keith McCoy's guest column in The Enterprise on May 23, 2002. Headlined "Japanese-Americans suffered under unjust order". For clipping of published copy please see ddr-one-3-111.
Letter requesting exemption addressed to Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt from J.A.
doc Letter requesting exemption addressed to Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt from J.A. "Al" Johnson (ddr-one-3-12)
Copy of a letter sent to Lieutenant General J. L. DeWitt by J. A. "Al" Johnson. Asks for an exemption for the Kida family from Executive Order 9066 and attests to their loyalty to the United States.
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 ...
Woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-91)
img Woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-91)
Color photograph of Japanese woman wearing a long tan coat holding up recently caught fish.
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 Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-44)
Envelope address to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated April 21, 1943. She writes that she forgot about Easter and says that she will try to send the Kida family an Easter card when she gets a chance (Kay sent her an Easter ...
Report Card (ddr-one-3-75)
doc Report Card (ddr-one-3-75)
George Kida's report card from Klickitat County Public Schools for the his eighth grade year from 1927-1928.
Christmas card from the Parriotts to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-62)
doc Christmas card from the Parriotts to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-62)
Christmas card to the Kidas from the Parriotts (likely Bert and Mattie Parriott). Envelope is postmarked White Salmon, Washington, December 26, 1943.
Japanese women (ddr-one-3-90)
img Japanese women (ddr-one-3-90)
Color Polaroid photograph of two Japanese women (one wearing a long tan coat, the other a striped vest) holding up recently caught fish.
George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-95)
img George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-95)
Color photograph of two Japanese people kneeling and praying at the gravesites of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida. The person on the right is George Kida.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-58)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 14, 1943. Mentions having to pay income tax for "all of us down here." Says that the Kida family shouldn't try to visit Mrs. Pyatt because she would not know them. She was moved to Medical Lake after ...
Fishing along the Columbia (ddr-one-3-98)
img Fishing along the Columbia (ddr-one-3-98)
Color photograph of three people fishing on the Columbia River. A woman in a long tan coat is crouching in the center of the photo.
George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-88)
img George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-88)
Color photograph of George Kida and family visiting from Japan visiting Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida's gravestones. George is in the center.
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