Japanese American identity

Identity and values (44)
Japanese American identity (303)

Related articles from the Densho Encyclopedia :
Americans of Japanese ancestry, Buddhahead, Japanese American Hibakusha, Kotonk

303 items
Frank Kitamoto Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1001-25-15)
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Coping with ethnic identity: "wondering why in the world I had to be Japanese"
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1002-5-15)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1002-5-15)
Shifting roles of the Issei and Nisei as a result of the incarceration experience

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 interviews in this collection are typically ...

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2071 (November 30, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-47)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2071 (November 30, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-47)
Selected article titles: "Anti-Iranian Passion Reminiscent of Pearl Harbor Era" (pp. 1-2), "Multicultural Emphasis Made to Milwaukee Schoolteachers" (p. 2), "JACL Initiate Contacts with Mexico Nikkei" (pp. 3-4), and "From the Midwest: The Invisible Woman: From Geisha to Feminist" (p. 6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 14 (April 9, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 14 (April 9, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-14)
Selected article titles: "Friction Builds in U.S.-Japan Trade" (pp. 1, 8), "Charges Against L.A. Coroner Noguchi Revealed" (pp. 1, 3), "JACCC to Sponsor Photo Show on Japanese American Families" (p. 3), and "1980 Asian/Pacific Population of California by County" [table] (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 14 (October 3, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 14 (October 3, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-39)
Selected article titles: "Change in JACL Election Laws Urged: Bloc Voting, Proxies at Issue After Charges of 'Coercion'" (pp. 1-2, 5), "JA Ethnic Hospitals Gone But Still Needed, Researcher Says" (pp. 1, 8), "Congressmen, Community Leaders Protest: Minorities React Angrily to Nakasone's Remark on Race" (pp. 1, 3), and "GM Exec, Nevada Official Chided for ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 16 (October 17, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 16 (October 17, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-41)
Selected article titles: "Veto of Calif. Bilingual Ed Bill Assailed" (pp. 1, 8), "S.F. Meeting: LEC Weighs Prospects for Redress in '87" (pp. 1, 8), "New 'Nissei Soldier' Documentary in the Works" (pp. 1, 8), and "450 Titles: Bibliography of Books on JAs Released" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 24 (June 19, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 24 (June 19, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-24)
Selected article titles: "'Tokyo Time' Is About Love--Nikkei Style" (pp. 1-2), "Calif. Bill Urges President, Congress to Approve Redress" (p. 1), "Japanese American History to Be Celebrated During Omatsuri" (p. 3), and "Japanese Peruvians Still Ineligible for Payments" (p. 8)j.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 1 (January 1-8, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 1 (January 1-8, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-1)
Special new year edition. Selected article titles: "Unlikely Journalist Writes Book About Unlikely Liberators" (pp. 1-2), "Yasui Coram Nobis: Case Closed" (p. 1), "The Exploration of the Magic Code" (pp. 2-3, 9-10), "Saburo Okinaga: World War II and the Experiences of One Japanese American in Hawaii" (p. 10), and "The Letters of Joseph Heco" (pp. 11-12).
Paul Nagano Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-65-14)
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Role of the Berkeley Buddhist Temple in providing housing and serving the community during the postwar resettlement period
Susan Hayase Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-13-2)
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Becoming aware of an Asian American identity in college

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to ...

Ship to Japan (ddr-densho-252-2)
img Ship to Japan (ddr-densho-252-2)
Caption on Post-it: "Dad took this boat to Japan in 1936 - met Harry & Ted Kaisaki on board on way over to Japan. Also came home together."
img "Gathering of Hood River Nikkei" (ddr-densho-259-21)
Group photograph of Nikkei living in Hood River, Oregon.
George Hanada Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-16)
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Thoughts on Japanese American community, culture, identity

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-165-8)
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Feeling racially out of place growing up: "We always had to be careful, 'know our place'"
Frank Kitamoto Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-35-29)
vh Frank Kitamoto Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-35-29)
Postwar adjustment: "I kind of felt like, that I really wasn't American"
Chizuko Norton Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-73-5)
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Feeling ashamed of being different; staying "Chizuko," resisting being given an "American" name
Lorraine Bannai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-113-6)
vh Lorraine Bannai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-113-6)
Avoiding the pigeonhole of racial stereotypes during school years
May K. Sasaki Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-79-23)
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Feeling ashamed of being Japanese American: changing name from "Kimiko" to "May"
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