Japanese American identity
Japanese American identity
img A Japanese American woman and girl look up into the sky (ddr-densho-362-4)
A young Japanese American woman and girl look up into the sky. Heart Mountain housing stand in the background.
img Japanese American man and woman (ddr-densho-362-16)
A Japanese American man and woman stand side by side. A number of camp cabins appear in the background.
img A Japanese American woman and girl pose for camera (ddr-densho-362-5)
A young woman and young girl stand and pose together looking into the camera. The woman wraps her arm around the girl. Heart Mountain housing appear in the background.
img Two Japanese American boys work on a project (ddr-densho-362-19)
Tom Konishi works on cutting out a design on a machine with another young man.
img Five Japanese Americans in front of D-C building (ddr-densho-362-15)
Two men, two women, and a child stand together in front of a building with a sign that reads "D-C". The Konishi family lived at 12-11 C.
img Group photo of two women, one man, and a young girl (ddr-densho-362-34)
Two women, one man, and a young girl stand in a row for a group photo in an open field. One of the women has long hair and wears a black dress.
vh Lucius Horiuchi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-202-5)
Interactions with non-Japanese Americans as a child
vh Yosh Nakagawa Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-172-28)
Racial composition of high school students, being a "hyphenated American"
vh Yosh Nakagawa Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-172-7)
Memories of playing with other Asian Americans as a child
vh Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-142-19)
Little awareness of political events of the late 1950's; discussion of the "model minority" stereotype
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
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 10 (March 15, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-10)
Selected article titles: "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: $4 Million Bunka Kaikan Planned" (p. 1), "Minnihon Arts Center: The Twins Cities' Newest" (p. 3), and "Chicago JACL: Kitano: Of 'A Middidle-Man Minority'" (p. 4).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 83, No. 21 (November 19, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-46)
Selected article titles: "Preparing Nisei to Retire" (p. 1), "Japanese National Character and Japanese Americans" (pp. 1, 3), and "Minority of One: Amache Catharsis" (pp. 2, 4).
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. 45, No. 10 (September 6, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-36)
Select article titles: "'Family hardship' immigration bill OK" (p. 1); "85th Congress in Historic Passage of Civiil Rights Measure" (p. 2); "Formal complaint alleging 200 L.A. frims discriminate in employement lodged by ADL" (p. 6); "White House official Max Rabb to address Tokyo Nisei parley" (p. 8); "Ex.-Oregon Governor Scores Evacuation as 'Unconstitutional'" (p ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 1 (January 4, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-1)
Selected article titles: "Best kept secret from Mike Masaoka was his appearence on 'This Is Your Life as a background recalled by George Inagaki" (p. 1), "Personal Sago of Mike Masaoka Unfolds on TV" (p. 1), "Nisei Organization Play Key Role in Developing Leadership" (p. 1), "Nisei reputation in Japan" (p. 2), Mistreatment of Koreans by ...
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. 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. 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. 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).
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-381)
Black and white photographic negative of a bucket with two watermelons and a crate of empty soda bottles at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Sitting with their backs to camera are Nobyo Sato and Kathleen "Kathie" Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, sitting facing the ...
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-230)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of a crowd. Dancer first from left is Susan Shizuko (Yoshida) Kurimoto. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland ...