Education

Most of the Nisei (second-generation Japanese Americans) who grew up on the West Coast lived in relatively small sections of the city and shared common experiences in the public schools as well as Japanese language schools. The World War II incarceration interrupted thousands of students' elementary, high school and university educations.

Education (132)

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Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-98)
img Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-98)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "4 posed group photographs in which [Shidzuyo Yasui] appears they must have been taken at Sumoto School in Awaji." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the center.
Girls by the Japanese seaside (ddr-densho-259-123)
img Girls by the Japanese seaside (ddr-densho-259-123)
Shidzuyo Yasui (standing at the top of the photograph) with a group of young women, probably her students, at the seaside on Awaji Island, Japan.
Japanese girls in class picture (ddr-densho-259-108)
img Japanese girls in class picture (ddr-densho-259-108)
Caption by Yuka Yasui: "[Shidzuyo Yasui], front row, 2nd from right." Caption by Homer Yasui: "In this posed group picture or [sic] 19 young Japanese women of whom [Shidzuyo Yasui] is one, I suspect that this must have been a class picture. She doesn't look that much older than the rest of them."
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 6 (February 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-55)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 6 (February 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-55)
Selected article titles: "Notice to Prospective Repatriates Received" (pp. 1-2), "Equal Treatment Assured Students" (p. 1), and "Canada Uncertain on Segregation" (p. 1).
Boarding school students (ddr-densho-111-6)
img Boarding school students (ddr-densho-111-6)
Students at Winnebago Indian boarding school where Elaine Ishikawa Hayes' mother worked.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2049 (June 29, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2049 (June 29, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-25)
Selected article titles: "Wendy Seeks Public Support" (p. 1), "Dr. Edmund Jung Wins Bias Case" (p. 1), "13 Asians Cultures Featured at Heritage Week" (p. 3), and "Calif. Columnist Raps Hayakawa for Failing to Understand Redress" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 2 (July 12, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 2 (July 12, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-27)
Selected article titles:"HEW Grants JACL $60,000: For Development of Curriculum Materials on J.A." (pp. 1-2), "District Councils Prep Delegates: Intermountain Calls for Better Understanding of Inter-Marriage" (p. 1), "JACL--National Convention: Citizenship Requirement" (p. 2), and "'Selective Moratorium' OK'd by Internat'l Whaling Commission" (p. 6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 5 (September 2, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 5 (September 2, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-30)
Selected article titles: "JACL Participates in March for Civil Rights" (p. 1), "Nikkei Education Conference: Masaoka, Furutani Opine on Nikkei Options" (p. 2), "Future of Japanese Americans Discussed" (p. 2), and "Extract of HR 442 Conference Report: Redress Bill Signed by President Reagan" (pp. 6-7).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 3 (July 24-31) (ddr-pc-59-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 3 (July 24-31) (ddr-pc-59-28)
Selected article titles: "Proposal Aimed at Racist Crimes" (pp. 1, 6), "Crime Report on Asian Gangs Misleading, Say Asian Leaders" (pp. 1-2), "AB37 Vetoed by Deukmejian" (pp. 1-2), and "Are We Ready for the Big Push?" (p. 5).
Soul Corner cartoon about Tsuyako
doc Soul Corner cartoon about Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (ddr-janm-4-3)
Xerox copy of a Soul Corner cartoon about Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima sharing her experience in camp during World War Two.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 10 (March 18, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 10 (March 18, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-10)
Selected article titles: "JACL Panel Stresses Bilingual Programs in School Integration" (p.1), "HEW, Labor Cabinet Heads Assure Affirmative Action" (p.1), "Nat't JACL Director Selection Process" (p.2), "Two Ariyoshi Bills to Stem Flow of Newcomers" (p.2, 10", "Drought Affects Nisei Farms" (p.6), "Filial Piety in Sansei" (p.7).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 3 (July 15, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 3 (July 15, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-27)
Selected article titles: "Capital Columnists Back Evacuee Bill" (p.1), "Defense Dept. Hit for Lack of Affirmative Plan" (p.1), "Citizens Committee Formed to Probe Educational System in San Benito" (p.1-2), "Wave of the Future: Asian American Togetherness" (p.5), "Hiroshima 'Maiden' Credits U.S. Family for Inner Peace" (p.7).
Central School Grade 5A and 5B class photo (ddr-densho-321-789)
img Central School Grade 5A and 5B class photo (ddr-densho-321-789)
Caption: "Moss 2nd Row / Isao / Sada / Central / Grades 5A-5B / Miss Ca[?] / May 7, 1940."
Central School Grade 6A class photo (ddr-densho-321-797)
img Central School Grade 6A class photo (ddr-densho-321-797)
Caption: "Fuzy front row 3rd from right / 1939 / 6A class / Central School / June 1939."
A class visiting Japan (ddr-densho-321-574)
img A class visiting Japan (ddr-densho-321-574)
Caption in album: "Grandpa [sic] Kiku Fujii's / class on field trip / in Japan."
Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-125)
img Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-125)
Shidzuyo Yasui (front row, center) with colleagues from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan.
Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
img Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church orchestra. This was not the same organization as the band. Here LeRoy (?) Burns was the orchestra organizer, leader and instructor. I think that Rev. [Isaac] Inouye just lent moral support. Notice that on the bass drum...it reads, 'H.R.H.S.', and 'Japanese'...HRHS of ...
Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-90)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-90)
A group picture from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan. Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the top row, fourth from the right.
img "The graduation exercise of the Americanization School sponsored by Japanese Ancestral Society" (ddr-densho-259-394)
Front of photograph: "The graduation exercise of the Americanization School sponsored by Japanese Ancestral Society Portland, Oreg. May 28, 1953." Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group portrait of the Issei in the Portland area who graduated from the Americanization school, in preparation for taking their citizenship examinations."
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