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Memo, John L. DeWitt to John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-2)
doc Memo, John L. DeWitt to John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-2)
Memo, John L. DeWitt to John McCloy, regarding mixed marriages and resettlement of Japanese Americans upon release from concentration camps. Includes McCloy's previous memo to DeWitt suggesting reexamination of DeWitt's policy denying return of mixed-marriage couples to the West Coast. Suggests considering requests on the basis of loyalty. In DeWitt's response, he objects ...
Excerpt from a naval counter-intelligence report (ddr-densho-67-115)
doc Excerpt from a naval counter-intelligence report (ddr-densho-67-115)
Excerpt from a naval counter-intelligence report on "minority groups' reactions to returning Japanese." Discusses the reactions of the Chinese, Filipino, Korean and African American communities to Japanese resettlement. The report cites efforts by each group in welcoming back the Japanese, but possible tension, especially with the African American community.
Football team lunch (ddr-densho-114-203)
img Football team lunch (ddr-densho-114-203)
This football team, sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC), is enjoying lunch at NVC Hall.
Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-529)
img Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-529)
Members of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee sponsored International Fighting Irish football team eating dinner at an awards banquet.
Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-533)
img Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-533)
This awards banquet was held in 1953 to honor the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee-sponsored International Fighting Irish football team, which finished first in its league. In this photo a young footballer is receiving an outstanding player award.
Frank Kitamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1001-25-16)
vh Frank Kitamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1001-25-16)
Relationship between Filipino and Japanese communities on Bainbridge Island
Dorothy Almojuela Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1001-29-3)
vh Dorothy Almojuela Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1001-29-3)
Moving to Bainbridge Island to pick strawberries with grandmother

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of ...

Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-17-3)
vh Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-17-3)
Camp inmates' interaction with white communities outside of camp

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on ...

Helen Harano Christ Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1013-6-21)
vh Helen Harano Christ Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1013-6-21)
Meeting future husband, dealing with issues of interracial marriage
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 13 (September 25, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 13 (September 25, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-39)
Selected article titles: "Inouye prays U.S. stay firm after 'K' visit" (p. 1), "Negroes urged by newspaper columnist to maintain close ties with Nisei" (p. 1), "Private bill signed to admit Japanese ex-TB immigrant" (p. 1), "Nisei VFW post poker palace license fight ends, more clubs may be opened" (p. 3), "JACL's long-standing record ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 10 (March 8, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 10 (March 8, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-10)
Selected article titles: "Despite war, pacification on" (p. 1), "Negro ghettos still hear detention camp rumors" (p. 1), "Nisei to be elevated bishop of Buddhist Churches of America" (p. 1), "California Fair Housing Act still subjected to repeal tries" (p. 1), "Asian war babies now coming of age" (p. 1), "Nisei groups duty-bound to correct misstatements ...
Yoshimitsu Suyematsu Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-66-10)
vh Yoshimitsu Suyematsu Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-66-10)
Prewar race relations on Bainbridge Island

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Charles Z. Smith Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-169-14)
vh Charles Z. Smith Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-169-14)
Learning about the Japanese American incarceration experience: participating in the first Day of Remembrance ceremonies
Chris Kato - Yoshi Mamiya - Tad Sato Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-33-17)
vh Chris Kato - Yoshi Mamiya - Tad Sato Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-33-17)
Prewar and wartime relationship between Seattle's Japanese and Chinese communities
Akio Hoshino Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-26-3)
vh Akio Hoshino Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-26-3)
Prewar relationships between Japanese and larger society; feeling like a third-class citizen
Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-42-3)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-42-3)
Growing up in a diverse community

Mrs. Kurose was undergoing treatment for cancer and required frequent breaks and medication to help her with pain management.

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