Japanese American identity

null

Japanese American identity (553)

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

553 items
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 8 (November 1969) (ddr-densho-297-8)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 8 (November 1969) (ddr-densho-297-8)
Selected article titles: "Moratorium Day" (p. 2), "1969 Internal Security Act" (p. 2), "Pioneer Center Opens in Little Tokyo" (p. 3), "Yellow and Proud" (p. 5), "Revelance of Ethnic Studies" (p. 5), "The High Cost of Saving Face the American Way" (p. 8-9).
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 7 (October 1969) (ddr-densho-297-7)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 7 (October 1969) (ddr-densho-297-7)
Selected article titles: "Issei Centennial" (p. 2), "Introspect" (p. 3), "Okinawa" (p. 5), "Shhh!: A Nisei Is Speaking" (p. 6), "The Emergence of Yellow Power in America" (p. 8-9).
Japanese American man and woman (ddr-densho-325-591)
img Japanese American man and woman (ddr-densho-325-591)
Hisa Nimura Horiuchi sitting with unidentified Japanese American man.
Japanese American on motorcycle (ddr-densho-325-129)
img Japanese American on motorcycle (ddr-densho-325-129)
A Japanese American sitting on a motorcycle with a shirt printed with "Orange County Judo".
Japanese American woman (ddr-densho-325-224)
img Japanese American woman (ddr-densho-325-224)
Written on the front of the photograph "Dear Hisa, A Pal Jo"
Nisei woman (ddr-densho-325-317)
img Nisei woman (ddr-densho-325-317)
Hisa Nimura poses with her sled. Written on back of photograph "Dec '47"
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-8)
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.
Draft letter by the NCRR (ddr-janm-4-16)
doc Draft letter by the NCRR (ddr-janm-4-16)
Four-paged draft letter by the NCRR. There is a place at the end for a signature but it is not signed.
May Y. Namba Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-171-27)
vh May Y. Namba Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-171-27)
Having children and helping them cope with issues of ethnic identity
Tsuguo
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.

Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-143-9)
vh Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-143-9)
Emerging awareness of ethnic differences in grade school; father's emphasis on education
Japanese American family (ddr-densho-362-2)
img Japanese American family (ddr-densho-362-2)
A family sits on a building's ledge for a family group photo. An open field and a mountain are in the background.
Six Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-362-18)
img Six Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-362-18)
Six individuals consisting of two men, three women, and a child stand together for a group photo.
Japanese American man stands in open field (ddr-densho-362-12)
img Japanese American man stands in open field (ddr-densho-362-12)
A man wearing a black jacket and white pants stands alone in an open field with Heart Mountain in the background.
Six Japanese American children (ddr-densho-362-10)
img Six Japanese American children (ddr-densho-362-10)
Six Japanese American children stand together for a group photo. Two camp houses appear in the background.
Tom Akashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-164-8)
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"
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 8 (September 22, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 8 (September 22, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-33)
Selected article titles: "JACL-LEC Members Add Support to Inouye's Redress Entitlement" (p. 1), "S.F.'s JA Library Granted $5,000 from NCJAR" (p. 1), "Chronicles the Yasui Family: Lise Yasui's 'Family Gathering' Airing Oct. 17" (pp. 3, 6), and "Japanese Press Translation: America's Three Victories in World War Two" (p. 5).
Tomio Moriguchi Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-59-16)
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-59-16)
Postwar opportunities for Japanese Americans: societal, cultural, and self-imposed limitations
API