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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.
Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
A piece that encourages Washington state residents to pass Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would repeal a portion of the state constitution that bars non-citizens from owning land.
Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
A description of land ownership laws in Washington state and the effects of passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 24 (December 10, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 24 (December 10, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-49)
Selected article titles: "Japan's New Prime Minister Stresses Self-Defense Needs" (p. 1), "Harassment of Washington State's Asian Refugees on Rise" (pp. 1, 4), "Japanese Nationals in N.Y. Prefer to Keep to Themselves" (pp. 2, 4), and "From the Frying Pan: Probing the Issue of U.S.-Japan Relations" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 9 (March 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 9 (March 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-9)
Selected article titles: "Noted Oregonians Honored for Wartime Service to Nisei, JACL" (p. 1); Bill Hosokawa Promoted Post's Exec. News Ed" (p. 1); Shonien 'red carp,' JACL 'pinwheel' on L.A. museum exhibit" (p. 1); No. Calif. Japanese Americans launch $5,000 campaign for Immigration Museum" (p. 1); "Issei, Nisei, Sansei...Sensei" (p. 2); "Seek ...
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 ...
Mid-Columbia Bulletin Vol. VI (ddr-one-3-8)
doc Mid-Columbia Bulletin Vol. VI (ddr-one-3-8)
Mid-Columbia Bulletin newsletter. Vol. VI, April 22, 1942. Written by the J.A.C.L. (Japanese American Citizens League). Covers preparations for the incarceration of the Japanese American community, including packing, property sales, personal documents (e.g. wills, letters of recommendations, etc.), financial concerns, and other information regarding the evacuation order. Includes a description about what ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-20)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family), dated June 30, 1942. Notes that the Kidas had written Ethel saying they were going to Eastern Oregon the next week. Also notes that the Krogmens visited the Kidas (likely in Portland). Asks if Al has visited.
George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-87)
img George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-87)
Color photograph of George Kida and family visiting from Japan visiting Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida's gravestones. George is on the right.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida (ddr-one-3-73)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon dated February 26, 1944. In the letter he gives advice about avoiding the draft by failing the physical examination. Says that if George does not pass the physical examination he will be put back in 4A classification. Mentions that he ...
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-55)
Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida dated November 29. He is planning on visiting Mrs. Pyatt to see how she is. He says he will report back to Kay about how she is and what her mental status is. He does not think she will last long. Advises George to fix the ...
George Kida thank you card, memorial card, and obituary (ddr-one-3-103)
doc George Kida thank you card, memorial card, and obituary (ddr-one-3-103)
A card from Mitsuko (Combs), Mitsuno, and Emi thanking people for coming to George Kida's funeral with insert. Includes two photocopies of this card, one including George Kida's obituary, a photocopy of the funeral memorial card for George Kida's funeral, and a copy of Keith McCoy's obituary for George Kida in "The ...
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida (ddr-one-3-81)
Color studio portrait photograph of Kay and her son George Kida taken in celebration of her 89th birthday. From left to right: Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida.
George Kida at Christmas (ddr-one-3-126)
img George Kida at Christmas (ddr-one-3-126)
Color photograph of George Kida sitting in a chair. A table covered with platters of food is visible in the background. From Christmas, 1995.
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