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Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1002-1-1)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1002-1-1)
Prewar activities: attending the University of Washington, conducting a study of the Seattle Japanese American community for master's thesis

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the …

Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-155-5)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-155-5)
Father's early involvement with the Seattle Japanese American community, and the Seattle Japanese Baptist Church
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-155-27)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-155-27)
Description of father's funeral service: feeling overwhelmed by showing of community support
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-155-26)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-155-26)
Memories of father's passing, impact on the Japanese American community in Seattle
Gene Akutsu Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-1-2)
vh Gene Akutsu Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-1-2)
Growing up around "Profanity Hill," Seattle, Washington
Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-41-4)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-41-4)
Growing up in an ethnically diverse neighborhood in prewar Seattle
Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Ko Tanaka Makoto tsuitokai kinen [Memorial service for the late Mr. Makoto Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-25-331)
img Ko Tanaka Makoto tsuitokai kinen [Memorial service for the late Mr. Makoto Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-25-331)
A group photograph of the attendees of a memorial service for Makoto Tanaka held at a Buddhist temple on October 22, 1940. The photograph is taken by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. The funeral followers are offered by "Fukuoka-ken Kaigai Kyokai" [=Fukuoka Prefecture Oversee Association]. The photograph is given from Shonosuke and Nobuko Tanaka …
Fujinkai? (ddr-csujad-25-333)
img Fujinkai? (ddr-csujad-25-333)
A group photograph of Japanese women and a Japanese man. The group appears to be "Fujinkai" affiliated with the Buddhist Church of America. It is taken by "Takano Studio" in Seattle, Washington on June 11, 1933. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_003
Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-3)
doc Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-3)
Fundraising letter requesting contributions for taking Gordon Hirabayashi's case to the Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. At the time of writing, Hirabayashi was imprisoned in King County, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_01
Tamesaburo and Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-233)
img Tamesaburo and Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-233)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are three portraits of Tamesaburo Taenaka most likely taken in Seattle, Washington, and one portrait of Kamie Taenaka, which is probably taken in Japan before their marriage. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_028
Haruhara Saiho Gakko doso kyuyu shusai Kason Biyoin Incho Yanagimura Masaji-joshi kangeikai kinen [= Commemorative photograph of a welcoming party for Ms. Masaji Yanagimura, Carson Beauty Salon Manager, hosted by Haruhara Sewing School Alumni] (ddr-csujad-25-335)
img Haruhara Saiho Gakko doso kyuyu shusai Kason Biyoin Incho Yanagimura Masaji-joshi kangeikai kinen [= Commemorative photograph of a welcoming party for Ms. Masaji Yanagimura, Carson Beauty Salon Manager, hosted by Haruhara Sewing School Alumni] (ddr-csujad-25-335)
A group photograph of the attendees of the welcoming party for Ms. Yanagimura Masaji, Carson Beauty Salon manager, held by Haruhara Sewing School alumni on October 21, 1934. The photograph is taken by "Takano Studio," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_005
Seinen Kakuryoku Taikai kinen [Commemoration of Youth Sumo Competition] (ddr-csujad-25-332)
img Seinen Kakuryoku Taikai kinen [Commemoration of Youth Sumo Competition] (ddr-csujad-25-332)
A commemorative photograph of the Youth Sumo Competition held January 25-26, 1930. It is a group photograph of the Sumo competitors and the event supporters. It is taken by "Toyo Studio" in Seattle, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_002
Ko Nakatani Yukio sogi kinen [Commemorative photograph for the late Yukio Nakatani's funeral] (ddr-csujad-25-336)
img Ko Nakatani Yukio sogi kinen [Commemorative photograph for the late Yukio Nakatani's funeral] (ddr-csujad-25-336)
A group photograph of the attendees of Yukio Nakatani's funeral held at a Buddhist temple. The photograph is taken on August 23, 1937 by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. Funeral flowers are offered by: Yamaguchi Prefecture Association, Holiness Church, Kamejiro Yuasa, Yoshihito Yuasa, Shigezaburo Fukuhara, Fumikichi Okazaki, Sadao Nakatani, Cannery Workers, and others. See …
Seattle Judo championship (ddr-csujad-25-334)
img Seattle Judo championship (ddr-csujad-25-334)
A group photograph of Judo competitors with a championship flag. The fist Judo tournament was held by the Seattle Judo Association in December 1936. The photograph is taken by "Takano Studio," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_004
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This oral …
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (ddr-densho-26-227)
img Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (ddr-densho-26-227)
Written on back "Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Columbarium July - 24 1948"
Cemetery path (ddr-densho-26-228)
img Cemetery path (ddr-densho-26-228)
Written on back "Along the path of Mt. Pleasant Commanding Ballard High over the Canal"
Japanese American infant (ddr-densho-26-44)
img Japanese American infant (ddr-densho-26-44)
Akio Yanagihara was born September 1932 to Kinnosuke and Shuzue Yanagihara. Written in the corner of the photograph is "1932" and the Jackson Studio Seattle mark is also in the corner.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-417)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-417)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. A flag with the Wheel of Dharma is visible behind the head table. Sitting at table in foreground on left hand side from left to right: Harry Toshi, unidentified, Irene (Fujii) Mano, unidentified and …
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
Black and white photographic negative of large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. Seated in front row from left to right: Yasashi Ichikawa, Reverend Seiji Kobara from Seattle, Reverend Shoko Masunaga, Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono, Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa, Reverend Bishop Kenryu Tsuji, Reverend Eiyu Terao from Spokane, …
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
Black and white photographic negative of a large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa sitting in right hand corner. First row far left: Kiku Fujita, fourth from left: Yasuko (Hashimoto) Morita. Second row: fifth from left is Irene (Fujii) Mano, sixth from left: Elaine Miyake. Fourth row directly …
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