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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 ...

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
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
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 ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 2 (July 12, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 2 (July 12, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-28)
Select article titles: "House group recommends temp'y farm labor plan be continued: 'No ill effects' on domestic labor market recorded" (p. 1); "JACL Campaign Against Anti-Nisei Films on TV Circularized by NARBT" (p. 1); "Small Claims Court Hears Civil Right Cases" (p. 1); "$86,550 damage suit filed in traffic death of Sakamoto" (p. 1); "Mr. Moto, ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 19 (May 10, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 19 (May 10, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-19)
Select article titles: "Continuation of Japanese Farm Labor Held Likely by Hillings" (p. 1); "San Diegans urge elimination of Fuzz Young Story" (p. 1); "'Golden Reel' prize awarded to Nisei" (p. 1); "Against farm labor program but for higher Japan quota" (p. 1); "Seven months remain for 'illegally admitted' aliens in U.S. to change status to ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 17 (April 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 17 (April 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-17)
Select article titles: "'Red' smear over Hawaii statehood refuted by CL; anti-Nisei editorial in Oklahoma slammed by senator" (p. 1); "Anti-Japanese bigotry injected by Tulsa editorial fighting Hawaiian statehood" (p. 1); "House surveying Japanese Labor Program in Cal." (p. 1); "1st Nisei 'reported killed' in Korea very healthy, re-enlists for 6 years" (p. 1); "Sponsors seek ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 3 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 3 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-29)
Select article titles: "Almost 20,000 Mainland Issei Naturalized Within Past Decade" (p. 1); "Senate Takes Up Civil Rights Bill, 71-18 Vote" (p. 1); "Washington JACL Office analyses House Subcommittee report on Japanese farm labor" (p. 1); "Lonely airman's Japanese wife recovers from suicide attempt; steps to regain custody of children stirs interest in Kansas City" (p. ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
Select article titles: "Protest envoy acceptance of 'Jap' Text of 'Night Beat' interview on use of word 'Jap': Ambassador Matsudaira doesn't care; professor dislikes term" (p. 1); "JACL calls on senators to reject further substantive change to civil rights bill; 'heart of House-passed measure cut out" (p. 1); "Dinner honoring ex-Gov. Sprague set for Aug. 25" ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 16 (April 18, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 16 (April 18, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-16)
Select article titles: "Senate urged to return all wartime vested property" (p.1); "New York's law first in nation banning racial, religious bias in private housing" (p.1); "Old Japan custom prevails: wife cashes stolen checks at insistence of husband" (p.2) Starting in No. 13, the volume number in the header changes from 46 to 26. This printing ...
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