Japanese American identity
Identity and values
Japanese American identity (377)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2032 (March 2, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-8)
Selected article titles: "'A Day of Remembrance' Observed Coast to Coast" (pp. 1-2, 6-7, 12), "JACL to Draft Its Redress Bill This Weekend" (pp. 1, 11), "JARR Not Getting Filled...Noteworthy Nikkei Needed" (pp. 3, 8), and "Down to Earth: More to Remember" (p. 4).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2065 (October 19, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-41)
Selected article titles: "More Co-Sponsors Back Internment Commission Bill" (p. 1), "PC Chronology: 1929-79 / Fifty Years" (p. 3), "Vol. 1, No. 1: What's What on the Pages in '29" (p. 3), and "Random Musings: The Nikkei Tradition" (p. 8).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 26 (December 24-31, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-51)
Special holiday issue. Selected article titles: "Preserving Our Japanese American History: Visual Communications' Photographic Archives" (pp. 14-15), "'Offensive Stupidity' and the Struggle of Abe Tokunosuke" (pp. 31, 43, 68, 70, 76-77), "1982: The Year in Review" (pp. 52-63, 69, 78-79), and "After the Rescue of the 'Lost Battalion': 'Gothic Line' Breakthrough by 100/442 Spells End ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 17 (October 24, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-42)
Selected article titles: "Calif. Supreme Court: Bird: Independent Judiciary Vital to Rights of Minorities" (pp. 1, 5), "Nat'l Board Confronts Budget Problems: Falling Renewals and Redress Pledges Seen as Major Factors" (pp. 1, 3), "Council Approves 'Onizuka Street' in J-Town" (pp. 1, 8), and "From the Frying Pan: JAs 'Going Public'" (p. 4).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 22 (November 28, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-47)
Selected article titles: "Justice Scalia May Not Hear NCJAR Case" (pp. 1, 8), "Exclusive Rights to JAs' Stories Raise Questions" (pp. 1, 8), "Stanford Looks at Possible Anti-Asian Admissions Bias" (p. 2), and "East Wind: The Pearl Harbor Syndrome" (p. 4).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 13 (April 4, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-13)
Selected article titles: "Matsui Circulates Nat'l Geographic Article in House" (p. 1), "Corporate, Asian Pacific Leaders Talk About Issues" (pp. 2, 7), "Defining the Role of Staff" (p. 4), and "Takei: Actors Need Support" (p. 10).
doc NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-8)
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) brief history and membership sign-up pamphlet.
vh Aya Uenishi Medrud Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-213-32)
Decision to change name from Mariagnes back to birth name, Aya
vh Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-107-2)
Choosing an "American" name: from "Hideo" to "Frank"
vh Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-143-9)
Emerging awareness of ethnic differences in grade school; father's emphasis on education
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-60-19)
Promoting pride in Japanese American culture and heritage
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-41-12)
Growing up outside Japanese American cultural restraints
vh May Y. Namba Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-171-27)
Having children and helping them cope with issues of ethnic identity
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-59-16)
Postwar opportunities for Japanese Americans: societal, cultural, and self-imposed limitations
vh Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-222-24)
Getting involved with the "wrong crowd" as an adolescent: feeling angry about being Japanese American
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-139-29)
Impact of mass removal on the Wapato Japanese community; a sergeant in charge of removal expresses sympathy, but "it was his job"
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-125-6)
Impact of incarceration experience on personal identity: "It was a real fight internally, trying to be Japanese American, but at the same time, be more American"
As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.
vh Tom Akashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-164-8)
Growing up in a neighborhood with kids of other ethnicities: "you're conscious that you're Japanese and you're different"
doc Seattle Japanese Ask Harry Whitney Treat to Lead Them. Offer to Raise and Equip Regiment of 1,000 Men for Service Against Germans. Sons of Nippon Show Loyalty to Uncle Sam. Thomas Y. Nabatame, Veteran of U.S. Navy, Is Originator of Idea. (April 8, 1917) (ddr-densho-56-296)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 8, 1917, p. 5
img Northwest Methodist Rally Portland (ddr-one-1-319)
Black and white group photographic negative of the attendees of the Northwest Methodist Rally in Portland on November 23-25, 1951. Inscription on negative reads "Northwest Methodist Rally Portland Nov. 23-25, 1951." The group is posed in front of old Epworth Methodist Church building. Front row left to right starting third from left: Rupert Fujii, Shig Tada ...
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-281)
Black and white photographic negative of Masano Hachiya Yamasaki posing for the camera at Obon. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.