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Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-17)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family) on June 16, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt asks after the family's well being after they had been vaccinated. Also tells of visits from several friends, including George Clark, Mr. Johnson, and Mrs. Crogman, who expressed her appreciation of having the Kidas' car to use. ...
Letter from Sarah
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 ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-38)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated February 14, 1943. Writes to Kida family that she is homesick and misses them. Asks if they have heard anything about being let home. Says that Maud Chamberlain's husband was killed in the Soloman ...
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.
George Kida picnicking with relatives from Japan (ddr-one-3-82)
img George Kida picnicking with relatives from Japan (ddr-one-3-82)
Color photograph of George Kida (foreground facing the camera) and visiting family from Japan sitting at a picnic table.
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.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-128)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida standing in front of a television set.
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 ...
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-47)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated April 29, 1943. Asks how Kenjiro and George are getting along with their potatoes and beets. She asks if they are living on Mr. Dunaway's place. Notes that the address on their last letter ...
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, Miyuki "Kay" ...
George Kida and relatives from Japan (ddr-one-3-84)
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.
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 Enterprise" dated Thursday, December ...
Letter from George Kida to Sarah
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.
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 family gravestones (ddr-one-3-96)
img George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-96)
Color photograph of two Japanese people at the gravesite of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida. One person is kneeling and praying, the man (George Kida) is standing.
George Kida and woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-99)
img George Kida and woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-99)
Color photograph of a Japanese woman wearing a long tan coat and George Kida both holding recently caught fish.
Fishing along the Columbia (ddr-one-3-92)
img Fishing along the Columbia (ddr-one-3-92)
Color photograph of a group of nine people fishing along the Columbia River.
Letter from Sarah
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 ...
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 offer them ...
Museum Musings and letter from Merna DeBolt to Keith McCoy (ddr-one-3-112)
doc Museum Musings and letter from Merna DeBolt to Keith McCoy (ddr-one-3-112)
Photocopy of the column "Museum Musings" written by Merna DeBolt in the "Skamania County Pioneer Newspaper" published January 12, 2000. The column, which is written by the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, talks about the experiences of Japanese American families along the Columbia River during WWII and discusses how John Dickey helped take care of farms for ...
Letter requesting exemption addressed to Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt from Sarah
doc Letter requesting exemption addressed to Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt (ddr-one-3-13)
Letter to Lieutenant General J. L. DeWitt from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt (the letter is unsigned) asking for an exemption from Executive order 9066 for Miyuki "Kay" Kida. For response see ddr-one-3-14.
Kay Kido Threw Her Trousseau Overboard to Become American (ddr-one-3-76)
doc Kay Kido Threw Her Trousseau Overboard to Become American (ddr-one-3-76)
November 5, 1953 issue of the Mt. Adams Sun, Volume XIX, Number 6. The newspaper contains an article on the front page titled "Kay Kido Threw Her Trousseau Overboard to Become American." The article is about the Kenjiro and Miyuki "Kay" Kida process for American citizenship and their experiences living in the United States.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida having tea with company (ddr-one-3-120)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and ten white women sitting or standing around a dining table. The table is set for tea.
George and Kay Kida (ddr-one-3-127)
img George and Kay Kida (ddr-one-3-127)
Color studio portrait photograph of George Kida with an image of Miyuki "Kay" Kida superimposed next to him.
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