Japanese American identity
Japanese American identity
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).
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).
img Japanese American man and woman (ddr-densho-325-591)
Hisa Nimura Horiuchi sitting with unidentified Japanese American man.
img Japanese American couple and child (ddr-densho-325-293)
Written on back of photograph "Nov. '47".
img Japanese American on motorcycle (ddr-densho-325-129)
A Japanese American sitting on a motorcycle with a shirt printed with "Orange County Judo".
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 May Y. Namba Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-171-27)
Having children and helping them cope with issues of ethnic identity
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 Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-143-9)
Emerging awareness of ethnic differences in grade school; father's emphasis on education
vh Aya Uenishi Medrud Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-213-32)
Decision to change name from Mariagnes back to birth name, Aya
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.
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.
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 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).
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-59-16)
Postwar opportunities for Japanese Americans: societal, cultural, and self-imposed limitations
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-41-12)
Growing up outside Japanese American cultural restraints