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An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Translated into …
An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-58-1)
vh An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-58-1)
Issei Buddhist bishop and superintendent of Kayasan Temple in Little Tokyo since 1931 recounts his wartime experiences and internment at Fort Missoula, Montana; Livingstone, Louisiana; and Crystal City, Texas. Transcribed in both Japanese and English. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Audio is found in …
Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-138-9)
vh Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-138-9)
Arranging a trip out of camp to visit father in Lordsburg, New Mexico before induction into the army

William Toshio Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was interviewed individually on November 14, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the …

Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 77 (ddr-densho-1000-135-77)
vh Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 77 (ddr-densho-1000-135-77)
Memories of seeing father for the first time in several years at the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico: "a very surreal moment"
Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 78 (ddr-densho-1000-135-78)
vh Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 78 (ddr-densho-1000-135-78)
Memories of seeing father for the first time in several years at the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico
An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is …
An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi (ddr-csujad-29-58)
vh An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi (ddr-csujad-29-58)
Issei Buddhist bishop and superintendent of Kayasan Temple in Little Tokyo since 1931 recounts his wartime experiences and internment at Fort Missoula, Montana; Livingstone, Louisiana; and Crystal City, Texas. Transcribed in both Japanese and English. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is found in …
Letter sent to Rev. Shinjo Nagatomi from Rev. E. Shigefuji (ddr-manz-4-17)
doc Letter sent to Rev. Shinjo Nagatomi from Rev. E. Shigefuji (ddr-manz-4-17)
Rev. E. Shigefuji thanking Rev. Nagatomi for sending a Bible. Also discussed, life in camp and his move from Lordsburg to Santa Fe.
Painting of the Santa Fe canteen (ddr-manz-2-27)
img Painting of the Santa Fe canteen (ddr-manz-2-27)
Caption: "Mr. Arai, Mr. Funahashi." Caption on reverse: "A canteen for the convenience of Santa Fe's internees."
Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-36)
img Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-36)
"A butane tank was used to strike the gong that summoned us to mess hall. Santa Fe internment camp."
Painting of the Takamura Family's pet hawk (ddr-manz-2-1)
img Painting of the Takamura Family's pet hawk (ddr-manz-2-1)
Caption: "Our pet hawk died on May 22. The following day Mr. Sato of Chula Vista died. But same day over 80 of us internees were released."
Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
img Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
Caption on reverse: "Panorama of Santa Fe Internment Center. Drawn on writing paper - with anxiety - during early days when I was not sure that drawings of any kind were permitted."
Painting of men making wooden clogs (ddr-manz-2-30)
img Painting of men making wooden clogs (ddr-manz-2-30)
Caption on reverse: "We made wooden clogs to send to our families at other centers."
Painting of a cloud formation over hills (ddr-manz-2-3)
img Painting of a cloud formation over hills (ddr-manz-2-3)
Caption: "At evening I sketched this beautiful, unusual cloud formation. All at [sic] us noticed it. We wondered whether these might mean that we would be at peace."
Painting of an adobe house (ddr-manz-2-32)
img Painting of an adobe house (ddr-manz-2-32)
Caption: "An adobe house inside our Sata [sic] Fe Camp."
Painting of the administration office at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-26)
img Painting of the administration office at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-26)
Caption: "Mr. Ohkado, Mr. Nozaki R., Mr. Kitagawa M." Caption on reverse: "Administration Office Santa Fe Internment Center."
Painting of men listening to music (ddr-manz-2-22)
img Painting of men listening to music (ddr-manz-2-22)
Caption: "Mr. Murayama, Mr. Hoshimiya. Enjoying the recording music."
Painting of the mess hall line (ddr-manz-2-18)
img Painting of the mess hall line (ddr-manz-2-18)
Caption on reverse: "The early birds and the mess hall lineup."
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