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Bain Collection (ddr-densho-2)
Collection Bain Collection (ddr-densho-2)
The Bain collection, 1920s-1940s, focuses on the daily and recreational activities of the Nishimura and Yorita families, originally from Seattle, Washington. This collection contains several photographs of farming, fishing, and swimming. The majority of the collection focuses on the incarceration of the two families at Minidoka, Idaho, and Tule Lake, California. Many photographs document their jewelry-making ...
Sawa Collection (ddr-densho-3)
Collection Sawa Collection (ddr-densho-3)
The Sawa collection, early 1900s-1930s, contains images from Days, Washington. This collection documents the work and leisure activities of the Nakashima family, who owned a dairy farm.
Ito Collection (ddr-densho-5)
Collection Ito Collection (ddr-densho-5)
The Ito collection, 1940s, features photographs of WRA camp inmates working on farms in Utah and Montana under the seasonal leave program. Also included are photographs of a family that relocated to Spokane, Washington, after World War II. Densho interviewed collection donor Toshio Ito in 1998.
Kamikawa Collection (ddr-densho-6)
Collection Kamikawa Collection (ddr-densho-6)
The Kamikawa collection, 1998, consists of photographs from the Nisei veterans reunion in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Kaneko Collection (ddr-densho-7)
Collection Kaneko Collection (ddr-densho-7)
The Kaneko collection, 1944, consists of War Relocation Authority (WRA) resettlement photographs of the Kaneko and Isoda families. The two families relocated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during World War II, and the WRA photographed their home and daily activities. The pictures were accompanied by captions worded in a positive manner to encourage Japanese Americans to leave the ...
Kashino Collection (ddr-densho-8)
Collection Kashino Collection (ddr-densho-8)
The Kashino collection, 1998, focuses on the Nisei veterans reunion in Honolulu, Hawaii. Densho interviewed collection donor Louise Kashino in 1998.
Kawaguchi Collection (ddr-densho-9)
Collection Kawaguchi Collection (ddr-densho-9)
The Kawaguchi collection, 1930s, focuses on the Shiraishi family, who were farmers from Bellevue, Washington. In addition to photographs of agricultural activities, the collection contains images of picnics and sports.
Kinoshita Collection (ddr-densho-10)
Collection Kinoshita Collection (ddr-densho-10)
The Kinoshita collection (1940s, 1970s, and 1980s-1990s) contains photographs from the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Several photographs show the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator, the camp's newspaper. The collection also documents the redress movement from its inception. Densho interviewed collection donor Cherry Kinoshita in 1997.
Klimek Collection (ddr-densho-11)
Collection Klimek Collection (ddr-densho-11)
The Klimek collection, 1998, documents the pilgrimage to the site of the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Photographs depict participants viewing barracks, old foundations from the camp, and Castle Rock and attending a memorial service at Linkville cemetery in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Kunitsugu Collection (ddr-densho-12)
Collection Kunitsugu Collection (ddr-densho-12)
The Kunitsugu collection, circa 1918-1930s, focuses on the business and leisure activities of the Kunitsugu family of Seattle, Washington. Seattle's prewar Nihonmachi area appears in the background of several of the photographs.
Mamiya Collection (ddr-densho-13)
Collection Mamiya Collection (ddr-densho-13)
The Mamiya collection, c.1918-1960s, records the business and leisure activities of the Asaba and Shibata families of Seattle, Washington. Dance and graduation programs from the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, are also shown. Densho interviewed collection donor Yoshi Mamiya in 1998.
Mitsui Collection (ddr-densho-14)
Collection Mitsui Collection (ddr-densho-14)
The Mitsui collection, 1998, documents the Nisei veterans reunion in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mitsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-15)
Collection Mitsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-15)
The Mitsuoka collection, 1917-1940s, includes photographs of oyster farming in Washington State, canneries in Alaska, Japanese American Boy Scout troops on outings, and leisure activities such as skiing. Daily life at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, is also well-documented in photographs of cooking, doing laundry, and participating in sports.
Murakami Collection (ddr-densho-16)
Collection Murakami Collection (ddr-densho-16)
The Murakami family operated the Higo Ten-Cent Store in Seattle's International District (formerly Nihonmachi). Photographs in this collection, early 1900s-1950s, include interior and exterior views of the business and one family portrait. Densho interviewed collection donors, sisters Ayako and Masako Murakami, in 1997.
Natsuhara Collection (ddr-densho-18)
Collection Natsuhara Collection (ddr-densho-18)
The Natsuhara collection, 1920s-1930s, focuses on the agricultural, business, and leisure activities of Japanese Americans in the White River Valley area of Washington State. There are also photographs of farm children.
Okawa Collection (ddr-densho-20)
Collection Okawa Collection (ddr-densho-20)
The Okawa collection, circa 1918-1940s, features photographs of picnics and other leisure activities of the Japanese American community before World War II. The concentration camp at Minidoka, Idaho, is also shown.
Saul Collection (ddr-densho-22)
Collection Saul Collection (ddr-densho-22)
The Saul collection, 1940s, consists exclusively of images of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion. The photographs focus on the battalion's campaigns in Germany and the liberation of the death camp at Dachau, Germany.
Tazuma Collection (ddr-densho-23)
Collection Tazuma Collection (ddr-densho-23)
The Tazuma collection, 1917-1950s, focuses on the Tazuma family, owners of a store in Seattle's Nihonmachi. This collection contains photographs of the family, their store, and recreational activities such as football and judo. There are also several views of the family at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Documents include Bunshiro Tazuma's immigration papers and ...
Y. Tazuma Collection (ddr-densho-24)
Collection Y. Tazuma Collection (ddr-densho-24)
The Y. Tazuma collection focuses on the Tazuma family, owners of a store in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. This collection contains photographs of the family, their store, and a photograph of the family at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Yamada Collection (ddr-densho-25)
Collection Yamada Collection (ddr-densho-25)
The Yamada collection, early 1900s-1950s and 1990s, focuses on the Iseri family, who resided in the White River Valley area of Washington State before World War II and in Weiser, Idaho, after the war. The photographs depict agricultural life and community activities such as sports, mochitsuki, and religious ceremonies. This collection also includes mass removal and ...
Yanagihara Collection (ddr-densho-26)
Collection Yanagihara Collection (ddr-densho-26)
The Yanagihara collection, 1930s and 1980s-1990s, documents agricultural life on Vashon Island, Washington, in addition to recent events such as the redress movement and the memorial to Japanese American soldiers at the Nisei Veterans Hall in Seattle, Washington.
Uchida Collection (ddr-densho-27)
Collection Uchida Collection (ddr-densho-27)
The Uchida collection consists of one photograph of matsutake (pine mushroom) hunting, a popular pastime for Japanese Americans both before and after World War II.
Akizuki Collection (ddr-densho-28)
Collection Akizuki Collection (ddr-densho-28)
This Akizuki collection, 1920s-1940s, documents some locations in Bellevue, Washington, and includes one photo of Seattle's Public Market in the 1920s.
Fugita Collection (ddr-densho-29)
Collection Fugita Collection (ddr-densho-29)
The Fugita collection consists of one photograph of fishermen in the Rio Vista area of California in the 1930s.
S. Ohashi Collection (ddr-densho-30)
Collection S. Ohashi Collection (ddr-densho-30)
The Ohashi collection is comprised of photographs of the Japanese language school in Seattle, Washington, when it was used as a hostel for Japanese Americans immediately after World War II.
Tsuji Collection (ddr-densho-31)
Collection Tsuji Collection (ddr-densho-31)
The Tsuji collection consists of two photographs of the Japanese language school in Seattle, Washington, when it was used as a hostel for Japanese Americans immediately after World War II.
H. Nakagawa Collection (ddr-densho-32)
Collection H. Nakagawa Collection (ddr-densho-32)
The H. Nakagawa collection consists of several photographs of the Japanese language school in Seattle, Washington, when it was used as a hostel for Japanese Americans immediately after World War II.
Nishitani Collection (ddr-densho-33)
Collection Nishitani Collection (ddr-densho-33)
The Nishitani collection consists of several photographs of the Oriental Gardens, a Japanese-run nursery in Seattle, Washington, prior to World War II. Densho interviewed collection donor Martha Nishitani in 1998.
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection (ddr-densho-34)
Collection Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection (ddr-densho-34)
The collection of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, 1890s-1940s, consists primarily of photographs of strawberry farms, businesses, sawmills, and the church and school activities of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island, Washington. The collection also includes photographs of the Bainbridge Island community of Port Blakely, the mass removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island ...
Densho Collection (ddr-densho-35)
Collection Densho Collection (ddr-densho-35)
The Densho collection consists of historic photographs of early Seattle and surrounding areas, as well as current photographs of historical sites and community events. This collection includes photographs of Tule Lake, California; Minidoka, Idaho; the Nisei veterans Memorial Day service in Seattle, Washington, and photos of the Golden Potlatch festival in Seattle, Washington, c. 1911. Also ...
Museum of History & Industry Collection (ddr-densho-36)
Collection Museum of History & Industry Collection (ddr-densho-36)
The collection of the Museum of History & Industry of Seattle, Washington, circa 1914-1940s, focuses on the mass removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island and Seattle, Washington. Staff photographers for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, a local newspaper, took all the photographs. There are also several images of prewar Nihonmachi and postwar memorial services for Nisei soldiers.
National Archives and Records Administration Collection (ddr-densho-37)
Collection National Archives and Records Administration Collection (ddr-densho-37)
The National Archives and Records Administration collection, 1940s, primarily focuses on the ten War Relocation Authority camps. The collection also documents the exploits of Nisei soldiers who served with the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, and the Military Intelligence Service.
Seattle Buddhist Temple Archives Collection (ddr-densho-38)
Collection Seattle Buddhist Temple Archives Collection (ddr-densho-38)
The collection of the Seattle Buddhist Temple Archives, early 1900s-1940s, focuses on the Seattle Buddhist Temple and church-related activities such as picnics, entertainment, and the Bon Odori festival.
Wing Luke Asian Museum Collection (ddr-densho-39)
Collection Wing Luke Asian Museum Collection (ddr-densho-39)
The photographs in the collection of the Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, Washington, 1920s-1940s, focus primarily on oyster farming and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. The images from Minidoka include barracks, schools, and leisure activities such as sports and arts and crafts.
Washington State Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-42)
Collection Washington State Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-42)
The collection of the Washington State Historical Society at Tacoma, Washington, contains a single photograph of Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown, in the early 1900s.
Seattle Japanese Language School Collection (ddr-densho-43)
Collection Seattle Japanese Language School Collection (ddr-densho-43)
The Seattle Japanese Language School collection contains photographs of the pre-World War II Japanese Language School in Seattle, Washington.
K. Ross Toole Archives, University of Montana at Missoula (ddr-densho-44)
Collection K. Ross Toole Archives, University of Montana at Missoula (ddr-densho-44)
The collection of the K. Ross Toole Archives, University of Montana, contains photographs of the Department of Justice internment camp at Fort Missoula, Montana.
UW Nikkei Alumni Association Collection (ddr-densho-45)
Collection UW Nikkei Alumni Association Collection (ddr-densho-45)
The UW Nikkei Alumni Association collection contains photographs of Japanese American student groups at the University of Washington both before and after World War II.
J. Egashira Collection (ddr-densho-46)
Collection J. Egashira Collection (ddr-densho-46)
The J. Egashira collection, early 1900s-1930s, contains images from Days, Washington. This collection documents the work and leisure activities of the Nakashima family, who owned a dairy farm.
Seattle Times Collection (ddr-densho-56)
Collection Seattle Times Collection (ddr-densho-56)
The Seattle Times collection contains articles about Japanese Americans published in the Seattle Times newspaper between 1900 and 1949. The articles were selected by Densho staff and downloaded from the Seattle Times website. They appear to have been originally scanned from microfilm. Cropped versions of each article as well as the original full page are available.
Sato Collection (ddr-densho-60)
Collection Sato Collection (ddr-densho-60)
The Sato collection consists of three photographs from the personal family collection of Rick Sato, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
Hayashida Collection (ddr-densho-61)
Collection Hayashida Collection (ddr-densho-61)
The Hayashida collection is comprised of personal photographs from the family of Fumiko Hayashia, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
Watanabe Collection (ddr-densho-62)
Collection Watanabe Collection (ddr-densho-62)
The Watanabe collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Edith and Harvey Watanabe, who were each interviewed separately by Densho in 1996.
Hashiguchi Collection (ddr-densho-63)
Collection Hashiguchi Collection (ddr-densho-63)
The Hashiguchi collection consists of personal photographs from the family of Mitsuko Hashiguchi, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
M. Nakagawa Collection (ddr-densho-64)
Collection M. Nakagawa Collection (ddr-densho-64)
The M. Nakagawa collection consists of photographs and documents from the personal collection of Mako Nakagawa, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998. Some of the materials depict life in the Crystal City internment camp, Texas.
Tulean Dispatch Collection (ddr-densho-65)
Collection Tulean Dispatch Collection (ddr-densho-65)
This collection consists of selected issues of the Tulean Dispatch, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Many of the issues are originals, and were donated to Densho by Joe Matsuzawa in 2001. Additional issues of the Tulean Dispatch were provided by the Library of Congress as microfilm scans, and ...
Fujii Collection (ddr-densho-66)
Collection Fujii Collection (ddr-densho-66)
The Fujii collection consists of personal photographs from the family of Frank S. Fujii, who was interviewed by Densho in 1997.
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Collection (ddr-densho-67)
Collection Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Collection (ddr-densho-67)
This collection consists of selected papers collected by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC), which was created on July 30, 1980 by an act of Congress. Formed mainly to investigate matters surrounding the incarceration and to recommend appropriate remedies, the CWRIC had no power to correct grievances and was viewed as a ...
Bainbridge Island Review Collection (ddr-densho-68)
Collection Bainbridge Island Review Collection (ddr-densho-68)
This collection consists of selected articles from the Bainbridge Island Review, a community paper from Bainbridge Island, Washington. During World War II, the Bainbridge Island Review was the sole newspaper on the West Coast to continuously speak out against the mass removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans, primarily through the editorials of Walt Woodward, editor from ...
San Francisco Chronicle Collection (ddr-densho-69)
Collection San Francisco Chronicle Collection (ddr-densho-69)
This collection contains selected articles from the San Francisco Chronicle. The articles are all from the early 1900s, and demonstrate the anti-Asian sentiment depicted in the U.S. media at the time.
Ikeda Collection (ddr-densho-72)
Collection Ikeda Collection (ddr-densho-72)
The Ikeda collection consists of photographs and documents from the personal collection of Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda, who was interviewed by Densho in 2000. Mr. Ikeda was an avid creator of scrapbooks, and he documented a wide range of years from World War II and beyond.
Hirata Collection (ddr-densho-75)
Collection Hirata Collection (ddr-densho-75)
The Hirata collection contains one photograph from the personal collection of Mary Hirata, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998. The photograph is of her four brothers in the military.
Kamihara Collection (ddr-densho-76)
Collection Kamihara Collection (ddr-densho-76)
The Kamihara collection consists of personal photographs from the family of Chiyo Kamihara.
Kiuchi Collection (ddr-densho-77)
Collection Kiuchi Collection (ddr-densho-77)
The Kiuchi collection consists of personal photographs from the family of George Kiuchi. The three photos document life in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
T. Matsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-78)
Collection T. Matsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-78)
The T. Matsuoka collection consists of two photographs from the personal collection of Tom Matsuoka, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
Sasaki Collection (ddr-densho-81)
Collection Sasaki Collection (ddr-densho-81)
The Sasaki collection consists of one photograph from the personal family collection of May K. Sasaki, who was interviewed by Densho in 1997. The photo is of a Japanese American baseball team in 1917.
Suguro Collection (ddr-densho-83)
Collection Suguro Collection (ddr-densho-83)
The Suguro collection consists of two prewar-era photographs from the personal family collection of Ed Suguro.
Mukai Collection (ddr-densho-87)
Collection Mukai Collection (ddr-densho-87)
The Mukai collection contains one photograph from the personal family collection of Gary Mukai. The photo is of two recent immigrants from Japan in the early 1900s.
J. Matsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-89)
Collection J. Matsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-89)
The J. Matsuoka collection consists of two cartoons drawn by artist Jack Matsuoka.
Okimoto Collection (ddr-densho-90)
Collection Okimoto Collection (ddr-densho-90)
The Okimoto collection consists of one drawing by artist Ruth Okimoto.
A. Shibayama Collection (ddr-densho-91)
Collection A. Shibayama Collection (ddr-densho-91)
The A. Shibayama collection is comprised of photographs from the personal family collection of Art Shibayama, a Japanese Peruvian who was interviewed by Densho in 2003. The photos depict Art's life in prewar Peru, as well as his activities in Crystal City internment camp, Texas, and his military service in Europe.
Yoshida Collection (ddr-densho-92)
Collection Yoshida Collection (ddr-densho-92)
The Yoshida collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of musician George Yoshida, who was interviewed by Densho in 2002.
Ansel Adams Collection (ddr-densho-93)
Collection Ansel Adams Collection (ddr-densho-93)
This collection is comprised of photographs from the Library of Congress's repository of photographs from the collection of photographer Ansel Adams. The photographs document life in the Manzanar concentration camp during 1943.
Japanese American Courier Collection (ddr-densho-96)
Collection Japanese American Courier Collection (ddr-densho-96)
This collection consists of selected articles from the Japanese American Courier, which was the first English-language weekly published exclusively for the Nisei community. It was published and edited by James Sakamoto, one of the founding members of the Japanese American Citizens League. The Courier's first issue was published on January 1, 1928, and its last ...
Heart Mountain Sentinel Collection (ddr-densho-97)
Collection Heart Mountain Sentinel Collection (ddr-densho-97)
This collection consists of the Heart Mountain Sentinel, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Aoki Collection (ddr-densho-101)
Collection Aoki Collection (ddr-densho-101)
The Aoki collection consists of one photograph of the staff of the Japanese American Courier, a Seattle-area Japanese American-published newspaper.
Kondo Collection (ddr-densho-102)
Collection Kondo Collection (ddr-densho-102)
The Kondo collection consists of photographs and documents from the personal family collection of Kara Kondo, who was interviewed by Densho in 2002. Many of the materials depict Kara's life growing up in Wapato, Washington, prior to World War II.
Inouye Collection (ddr-densho-103)
Collection Inouye Collection (ddr-densho-103)
The Inouye collection consists of documents from the personal papers of Dr. Ruby Inouye, who was interviewed by Densho in 2003.
Kurose Collection (ddr-densho-104)
Collection Kurose Collection (ddr-densho-104)
The Kurose collection (1930s-1950s) consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Akiko Kurose, who was interviewed by Densho in 1997.
Tsubota Collection (ddr-densho-105)
Collection Tsubota Collection (ddr-densho-105)
The Tsubota collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Minoru "Min" Tsubota, who was interviewed by Densho in 2003. The photographs document Minoru's life growing up in Kent, Washington, through his incarceration at Tule Lake concentration camp, and finally through his military service.
B. Shibayama Collection (ddr-densho-106)
Collection B. Shibayama Collection (ddr-densho-106)
The B. Shibayama collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Betty Morita Shibayama, who was interviewed by Densho in 2003. The photographs document Betty's life in prewar Hood River, Oregon, her experiences in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and her involvement in the fight for redress for Japanese Latin Americans.
Matsumoto Collection (ddr-densho-107)
Collection Matsumoto Collection (ddr-densho-107)
The Matsumoto collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Ranger Roy H. Matsumoto, who was interviewed by Densho in 2003. Mr. Matsumoto was one of the famed Merrill's Marauders, and the photographs depict aspects of his life from his childhood in California through his induction into the Ranger Hall of Fame.
Magden Collection (ddr-densho-109)
Collection Magden Collection (ddr-densho-109)
These images were collected by Ron Magden, a prominent historian in the Pacific Northwest. The collection is comprised of photographs from the Tacoma/Fife area of Washington State. Densho interviewed Mr. Magden in 2004.
Ishikawa Hayes Collection (ddr-densho-111)
Collection Ishikawa Hayes Collection (ddr-densho-111)
The Ishikawa Hayes collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Elaine Ishikawa Hayes, who was interviewed by Densho in 2004. Many of the photographs depict life in Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Uyeda Groves Collection (ddr-densho-113)
Collection Uyeda Groves Collection (ddr-densho-113)
The Uyeda Groves collection, 1900s-1950s, features photographs of the Uyeda family, who resided in Hiroshima, Japan, Rock Springs, Wyoming and Seattle, Washington. The collection also includes photographs of Minidoka concentration camp and Seattle's postwar Issei community. The collection donor, Fumiko Uyeda Groves, was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection (ddr-densho-114)
Collection Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection (ddr-densho-114)
The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee collection includes photographs of Japanese American soldiers and linguists during World War II and the postwar occupation of Japan. These WWII photographs are from the U.S. Army and contain original captions. The collection also consists of postwar memorial services and activities of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC). The Seattle ...
UT Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio Collection (ddr-densho-115)
Collection UT Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio Collection (ddr-densho-115)
The UT Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio collection consists of photographs from several of the lesser-documented World War II Department of Justice internment camps. The Institute of Texan Cultures, part of the University of Texas, is a museum dedicated to enhancing the understanding of cultural history, science, and technology and their influence upon the ...
ManyMountains.org Collection (ddr-densho-116)
Collection ManyMountains.org Collection (ddr-densho-116)
The ManyMountains.org collection features a single photograph of a poetry group from the Santa Fe Department of Justice internment camp.
K. Murakami Collection (ddr-densho-117)
Collection K. Murakami Collection (ddr-densho-117)
The K. Murakami collection consists of two photographs of children in Seattle's prewar Nihonmachi, or Japantown, neighborhood.
Yasutake Collection (ddr-densho-118)
Collection Yasutake Collection (ddr-densho-118)
The Yasutake collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of siblings Mitsuye May Yamada, Tosh Yasutake and Joe Yasutake, who were each interviewed by Densho in 2002.
Minidoka Irrigator Collection (ddr-densho-119)
Collection Minidoka Irrigator Collection (ddr-densho-119)
This collection consists of selected issues of the Minidoka Irrigator, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945. Many of the issues are originals, and were donated to Densho by Cherry Kinoshita, who was on the staff of the Irrigator.
North Portland Evacuazette Collection (ddr-densho-120)
Collection North Portland Evacuazette Collection (ddr-densho-120)
This collection consists of issues of the North Portland Evacuazette, a newspaper published at the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon. The paper was published from May through August of 1942.
Pacific Citizen Collection (ddr-densho-121)
Collection Pacific Citizen Collection (ddr-densho-121)
This collection contains several issues of the Pacific Citizen, an English-language newspaper published by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). The newspaper was first published in 1929, and became the JACL's official publication in 1932. For more information, please visit www.pacificcitizen.org.
Frank Abe Collection (ddr-densho-122)
Collection Frank Abe Collection (ddr-densho-122)
The Frank Abe Collection consists of three photographs from the Heart Mountain draft resistance movement. Included are two photographs of the trial of the Heart Mountain draft resisters and one photograph of Fair Play Committee leader Frank Emi. All photographs are from the website www.resisters.com. This website is a companion to the documentary Conscience ...
Inui Collection (ddr-densho-123)
Collection Inui Collection (ddr-densho-123)
The Inui Collection features five photographs of Seattle's Japanese American community from 1920-1943. Included are photographs of two Japanese American schools, a New Years Day celebration, and a group of internees at Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico.
Tamura Collection (ddr-densho-124)
Collection Tamura Collection (ddr-densho-124)
The Tamura Collection focuses on the prewar recreational activities of a group of Issei. The photographs feature gatherings in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown), outings to parks and beaches, hiking on Mt. Rainier and Mt. Hood, and trips to Selleck, Washington. Also included is one photograph of Tule Lake concentration camp, Idaho.
Manzanar Free Press Collection (ddr-densho-125)
Collection Manzanar Free Press Collection (ddr-densho-125)
This collection consists of the Manzanar Free Press, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Manzanar concentration camp, California. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Yoshihara Collection (ddr-densho-126)
Collection Yoshihara Collection (ddr-densho-126)
The Yoshihara Collection consists of several documents from the 1940s, including a poem written in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, an application for U.S. citizenship, and government-issued identification cards.
Grant Hirabayashi Collection (ddr-densho-127)
Collection Grant Hirabayashi Collection (ddr-densho-127)
The Grant Hirabayashi Collection features five photographs and documents from the personal collection of Grant Hirabayshi, who was interviewed by Densho in 2006. The collection focuses on Mr. Hirabayashi's work as one of the famed Merrill's Marauders during World War II and as an interpreter and translator during the U.S. occupation of Japan.
Frank Kubo Collection (ddr-densho-128)
Collection Frank Kubo Collection (ddr-densho-128)
The Frank Kubo Collection, 1910s-1960s, focuses on the leisure and business activities of a group of Japanese Americans from Seattle, Washington. Included are photographs of Seattle landmarks, Tsutakawa Company and Furuya Company picnics and camping trips, and Pacific Market, a Japanese American operated grocery store on Jackson Street in Seattle. Also featured are several photographs of ...
Akimoto Collection (ddr-densho-129)
Collection Akimoto Collection (ddr-densho-129)
The Akimoto collection contains three photographs of the Akimoto family, who operated University Cleaners, a dye works business located in Seattle, Washington. These photos were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Fukano Collection (ddr-densho-130)
Collection Fukano Collection (ddr-densho-130)
The Fukano collection features six photographs of the prewar Japanese American community in North Seattle. Included are four photographs of the Green Lake Young People's Club and two photographs of the M & M Dye Works, a small business operated by the Fukano family. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese ...
Hirano Collection (ddr-densho-131)
Collection Hirano Collection (ddr-densho-131)
Included in the Hirano collection is one photograph of Junction Produce Co., an Issei-run produce store located in the Green Lake area of Seattle, Washington prior to World War II. This photograph was also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Ishii Collection (ddr-densho-132)
Collection Ishii Collection (ddr-densho-132)
The Ishii Collection consists of two photographs of Oriental Gardens, a Japanese-run nursery and florist prior to World War II. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Kanno Collection (ddr-densho-133)
Collection Kanno Collection (ddr-densho-133)
The Kanno collection features three photographs of a Japanese American community gathering in the Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Kumasaka Collection (ddr-densho-134)
Collection Kumasaka Collection (ddr-densho-134)
The Kumasaka collection, circa 1913-1930s, features the leisure and business activities of the Japanese American community of Green Lake, an area located in North Seattle. The Kumasaka family ran the Green Lake Gardens Company, a five-acre complex of greenhouses and farms. These photos were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
M. Ohashi Collection (ddr-densho-135)
Collection M. Ohashi Collection (ddr-densho-135)
The M. Ohashi collection includes three photographs of the Tamura family, who operated Royal Dye Works in the Fremont area of Seattle prior to World War II. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Tanagi Collection (ddr-densho-136)
Collection Tanagi Collection (ddr-densho-136)
The Tanagi collection, circa 1930s, features the leisure and business activities of the Japanese American community of Green Lake, an area located in North Seattle. Prior to World War II, the Tanagi family leased a farm on what is now a commercial shopping mall. These photos were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese ...
Ota Collection (ddr-densho-137)
Collection Ota Collection (ddr-densho-137)
Included in the Ota collection is one photograph of the Ota family home. This photograph was also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Uyeji Collection (ddr-densho-138)
Collection Uyeji Collection (ddr-densho-138)
The Uyeji collection includes the leisure and business activities of the Uyeji family, who operated a farm in North Seattle prior to World War II. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Hayashi Collection (ddr-densho-139)
Collection Hayashi Collection (ddr-densho-139)
The Hayashi collection includes one photograph of the Hayashi family home, which was also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.
Mihara Collection (ddr-densho-140)
Collection Mihara Collection (ddr-densho-140)
The Mihara Collection features photographs of the Mihara family as well as the personal correspondence written by Genji Mihara to his wife during his World War II imprisonment in various detention camps. Mihara, a prominent Issei leader of the Japanese American community, was arrested immediately following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and ...
Gila News-Courier Collection (ddr-densho-141)
Collection Gila News-Courier Collection (ddr-densho-141)
This collection consists of the Gila News-Courier, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Topaz Times Collection (ddr-densho-142)
Collection Topaz Times Collection (ddr-densho-142)
This collection consists of the Topaz Times, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Rohwer Outpost Collection (ddr-densho-143)
Collection Rohwer Outpost Collection (ddr-densho-143)
This collection consists of the Rohwer Outpost, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Denson Tribune Collection (ddr-densho-144)
Collection Denson Tribune Collection (ddr-densho-144)
This collection consists of the Denson Tribune, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. The paper was published from 1942 until 1944.
Poston Chronicle Collection (ddr-densho-145)
Collection Poston Chronicle Collection (ddr-densho-145)
This collection consists of the Poston Chronicle, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Poston consisted of three separate sections, designated Poston I, II and III. As a result, many of the Chronicle's issues contain pages contributed by the different sections. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Santa Anita Pacemaker Collection (ddr-densho-146)
Collection Santa Anita Pacemaker Collection (ddr-densho-146)
This collection consists of issues of the Santa Anita Pacemaker, a newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California. The paper was published from April through August of 1942.
Granada Pioneer Collection (ddr-densho-147)
Collection Granada Pioneer Collection (ddr-densho-147)
This collection consists of the Granada Pioneer, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Rocky Shimpo Collection (ddr-densho-148)
Collection Rocky Shimpo Collection (ddr-densho-148)
This collection contains several issues of the Rocky Shimpo, a vernacular newspaper published out of Denver, Colorado. The paper was published in both English and Japanese.
Tanforan Totalizer Collection (ddr-densho-149)
Collection Tanforan Totalizer Collection (ddr-densho-149)
This collection consists of issues of the Tanforan Totalizer, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Tanforan Assembly Center, California. The paper was published from May through September of 1942.
Colorado Times Collection (ddr-densho-150)
Collection Colorado Times Collection (ddr-densho-150)
This collection contains several issues of the Colorado Times, a newspaper published in both English and Japanese during World War II. Although not published in an incarceration camp, this paper served as a source of information for residents of the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado.
Dorothea Lange Collection (ddr-densho-151)
Collection Dorothea Lange Collection (ddr-densho-151)
The Dorothea Lange Collection, March-July 1942, features photographs taken by Dorothea Lange, who was hired by the government to visually record the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans. The photographs document the many different stages of mass removal and incarceration in California and contain original captions written by Dorothea Lange.
Evelyn Dell Collection (ddr-densho-152)
Collection Evelyn Dell Collection (ddr-densho-152)
The Evelyn Dell Collection features photographs of Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, where Ms. Dell worked as a fourth grade teacher. The collection focuses on education in camp and includes photographs of students, teachers and administrators, camp facilities, and school celebrations.
Manzanar National Historic Site Collection (ddr-densho-153)
Collection Manzanar National Historic Site Collection (ddr-densho-153)
This collection contains contains photographs and documents collected by the Manzanar National Historic Site. The Manzanar National Historic Site, administered by the National Park Service, was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of ...
Katayama Collection (ddr-densho-154)
Collection Katayama Collection (ddr-densho-154)
The Katayama collection contains photographs from the Katayama family. The photos include portraits taken in Japan in the early 20th century, as well as photographs depicting life in Tule Lake concentration camp, California, during World War II.
Merrill Collection (ddr-densho-155)
Collection Merrill Collection (ddr-densho-155)
The Merrill Collection consists of personal papers belonging to Mr. Kenneth Merrill, who worked in the procurement office at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. The collection includes personal correspondence with Japanese Americans who had already left camp, as well as War Relocation Authority publications. Also included are forms for the procurement of items for the camp, and ...
Bigelow Collection (ddr-densho-156)
Collection Bigelow Collection (ddr-densho-156)
This collection consists of photographs and documents from the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Documents include student essays as well as numerous reports and publications from the War Relocation Authority sent to all of the camps including Minidoka.
Wada and Homma Family Collection (ddr-densho-157)
Collection Wada and Homma Family Collection (ddr-densho-157)
This collection consists of photographs and documents from the Wada and Homma families. Reverend Masahiko Wada was a Buddhist reverend in Japan and in the Gardena area of California before World War II. The collection includes photographs from the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado.
George Ochikubo Collection (ddr-densho-159)
Collection George Ochikubo Collection (ddr-densho-159)
This collection is comprised of photographs taken by George Ochikubo, a native of Portland, Oregon. During World War II, he and his family were removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, where he took numerous striking and dramatic photographs using a 4x5 speed graphic camera. In memory of George Ochikubo.
James G. Lindley Collection (ddr-densho-160)
Collection James G. Lindley Collection (ddr-densho-160)
These photographs are from the collection of James G. Lindley, project director of the Granada (Amache) concentration camp. The scans were made from color slides depicting everyday life in Granada, with an emphasis on camp personnel and administrative staff.
Catherine Ludy Collection (ddr-densho-161)
Collection Catherine Ludy Collection (ddr-densho-161)
The Catherine Ludy collection contains photographs of the Granada (Amache) concentration camp. Born and raised in Colorado, Catherine Ludy was an English teacher at Amache high school. The photographs in this collection focus primarily on the education system at Amache.
Ted Nagata Collection (ddr-densho-162)
Collection Ted Nagata Collection (ddr-densho-162)
This collection contains photographs of various Japanese American communities in Utah, before, during and after World War II. The photos were compiled for the book Japanese Americans in Utah, published in 1996 for the JA Centennial Committee.
Amache Co-op Collection (ddr-densho-163)
Collection Amache Co-op Collection (ddr-densho-163)
This collection consists of photos that were part of a publication by the Amache Consumer Enterprises, Inc. This successful co-op was established at the Amache (Granada) concentration camp, Colorado.
Taki Family Collection (ddr-densho-164)
Collection Taki Family Collection (ddr-densho-164)
This collection consist of photographs and documents from a Nisei man from Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, he served in France and Italy with the 100th Battalion and later with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team when the 100th became the 442nd's 1st Battalion.
Mayeno Family Collection (ddr-densho-166)
Collection Mayeno Family Collection (ddr-densho-166)
This collection consists of photographs and documents from the Mayeno family, relatives of the owners of the Maneki Restaurant in Seattle, Washington. The collection contains photographs of the restaurant's Japanese garden prior to World War II, as well as materials from the internment camps in Santa Fe and Lordsburg, New Mexico.
Kuroishi Family Collection (ddr-densho-167)
Collection Kuroishi Family Collection (ddr-densho-167)
The Kuroishi Family Collection features photographs and documents from the family of Iwao Kuroishi, an Issei who was the proprietor of the Chop Suey House restaurant in Los Angeles, California, prior to World War II. The collection includes photographs from the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas, and documents relating to the family's resettlement to Omaha, Nebraska ...
Helen Amerman Manning Collection (ddr-densho-171)
Collection Helen Amerman Manning Collection (ddr-densho-171)
This collection contains documents donated to Densho by Helen Amerman Manning, a high school teacher at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, during World War II. The collection includes several publications by the War Relocation Authority.
Kobayashi Collection (ddr-densho-173)
Collection Kobayashi Collection (ddr-densho-173)
This collection contains two documents from Densho narrator Thomas Kobayashi. He served with the Military Intelligence Service during World War II, and the documents are from the Military Intelligence Service Language School at Camp Savage, Minnesota.
Horiuchi Collection (ddr-densho-174)
Collection Horiuchi Collection (ddr-densho-174)
The Horiuchi Collection contains family photos belonging to Densho narrator Bernadette Suda Horiuchi. The photographs chronicle her life in pre-World War II Seattle to her marriage to artist Paul Horiuchi and life in Wyoming.
Davis Collection (ddr-densho-175)
Collection Davis Collection (ddr-densho-175)
The Davis collection contains several items related to the Rohwer camp high school. Ellene Wilson Cooper was a schoolteacher at Rohwer during World War II. While there, she met and married Samuel Leo Davis, Sr. Their son, Samuel Leo Davis, Jr., saved these items over the years.
Nakano Collection (ddr-densho-177)
Collection Nakano Collection (ddr-densho-177)
The Nakano collection consists of several photographs belonging to Densho narrator James Nakano. Originally born in Hawaii, Mr. Nakano was removed to the mainland U.S. during World War II. The photographs in this collection were taken at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Tokunaga Collection (ddr-densho-178)
Collection Tokunaga Collection (ddr-densho-178)
This collection features photographs belonging to Densho narrator Tosh Tokunaga, who was interviewed in 2009. The photos depict the lumber mill at Selleck, Washington, where many Japanese Americans were employed prior to World War II.
Akira Nakamura Family Collection (ddr-densho-179)
Collection Akira Nakamura Family Collection (ddr-densho-179)
This collection contains photographs and documents belonging to Mr. Akira Nakamura, who served in the U.S. Military Intelligence Service during World War II. In 1945, he was selected to serve in Okinawa interrogating Japanese prisoners of war. The collection includes photographs of Okinawan civilians and U.S. soldiers. Also included are drawings and calligraphy given ...
Kimi Yamada Yanari Family Collection (ddr-densho-180)
Collection Kimi Yamada Yanari Family Collection (ddr-densho-180)
This collection consists of documents compiled by Kimi Yamada, who was incarcerated at the Stockton Assembly Center, California, in 1942. The documents are all typed copies of essays written by detainees at Stockton.
Takeo Tsuji Family Collection (ddr-densho-181)
Collection Takeo Tsuji Family Collection (ddr-densho-181)
This collection is comprised of documents from the personal collection of Takeo Tsuji, who was held in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, during World War II. Many of the documents are related to Mr. Tsuji's efforts to have his belongings restored to him after the war.
Ouchi Family Collection (ddr-densho-182)
Collection Ouchi Family Collection (ddr-densho-182)
The Ouchi Family Collection is comprised of photographs belonging to the Ouchi and Mimbu families. Many of the photos depict Issei hiking on Mt. Rainier in Washington state prior to World War II. There are also many images of prewar family outings and community gatherings.
Kenji Harada Collection (ddr-densho-184)
Collection Kenji Harada Collection (ddr-densho-184)
The Kenji Harada Collection consists of letters written by Kenji Harada, a Nisei incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. The letters are written to his friends from Carmichael, California, where he resided before the war. Kenji Harada contracted pneumonia while in Poston, and passed away there.
Yabu Family Collection (ddr-densho-185)
Collection Yabu Family Collection (ddr-densho-185)
This collection contains family photographs from the collection of Densho narrator Shig Yabu.
Clarice Osterud Hargiss Collection (ddr-densho-186)
Collection Clarice Osterud Hargiss Collection (ddr-densho-186)
This collection consists of letters written to Clarice Osterud Hargiss, a student at the University of Washington during World War II. The letters were written by two Nisei friends, one in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and the other at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Arikawa Family Collection (ddr-densho-187)
Collection Arikawa Family Collection (ddr-densho-187)
The Arikawa collection consists primarily of photographs taken at the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, along with some family photographs.
Yamanaka Collection (ddr-densho-188)
Collection Yamanaka Collection (ddr-densho-188)
This collection contains documents and photographs from Densho narrator K. Morgan Yamanaka. The documents include letters and papers regarding Tule Lake, California, during the time it was designated a segregation center, including documents about the Tule Lake stockade and renunication of citizenship.
Arbo-Gram Collection (ddr-densho-189)
Collection Arbo-Gram Collection (ddr-densho-189)
This collection consists of issues of the Arbo-Gram, which was the newspaper for the Marysville Assembly Center, California, open from May 8, 1942, to June 29, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Fresno Grapevine Collection (ddr-densho-190)
Collection Fresno Grapevine Collection (ddr-densho-190)
This collection consists of issues of the Fresno Grapevine, which was the newspaper for the Fresno Assembly Center, California, open from May 8, 1942, to June 29, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Mercedian Collection (ddr-densho-191)
Collection Mercedian Collection (ddr-densho-191)
This collection consists of issues of the Mercedian, which was the newspaper for the Merced Assembly Center, California, open from May 6, 1942, to September 15, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Pinedale Logger Collection (ddr-densho-192)
Collection Pinedale Logger Collection (ddr-densho-192)
This collection consists of issues of the Pinedale Logger, which was the newspaper for the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, open from May 7, 1942, to July 23, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Pomona Center News Collection (ddr-densho-193)
Collection Pomona Center News Collection (ddr-densho-193)
This collection consists of issues of the Pomona Center News, which was the newspaper for the Pomona Assembly Center, California, open from May 7, 1942, to August 24, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Collection (ddr-densho-194)
Collection Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Collection (ddr-densho-194)
This collection consists of issues of the Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter, which was the newspaper for the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, open from April 28, 1942, to September 12, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Salinas Village Crier Collection (ddr-densho-195)
Collection Salinas Village Crier Collection (ddr-densho-195)
This collection consists of issues of the Salinas Village Crier, which was the newspaper for the Salinas Assembly Center, California, open from April 27, 1942, to July 4, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Stockton El Joaquin Collection (ddr-densho-196)
Collection Stockton El Joaquin Collection (ddr-densho-196)
This collection consists of issues of the Stockton El Joaquin, which was the newspaper for the Stockton Assembly Center, California, open from May 10, 1942, to October 17, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Tulare News Collection (ddr-densho-197)
Collection Tulare News Collection (ddr-densho-197)
This collection consists of issues of the Tulare News, which was the newspaper for the Tulare Assembly Center, California, open from April 20, 1942, to September 4, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Turlock TAC Collection (ddr-densho-198)
Collection Turlock TAC Collection (ddr-densho-198)
This collection consists of issues of the Turlock TAC, which was the newspaper for the Turlock Assembly Center, California, open from April 30, 1942, to August 12, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Walerga Wasp Collection (ddr-densho-199)
Collection Walerga Wasp Collection (ddr-densho-199)
This collection consists of issues of the Walerga Wasp, which was the newspaper for the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, open from May 6, 1942, to June 26, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Hiratsuka Collection (ddr-densho-200)
Collection Hiratsuka Collection (ddr-densho-200)
This collection contains photographs and documents from the family of Densho narrator Margaret Junko Morita Hiratsuka.The collection includes Ms. Hiratsuka's father's photos from the Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico, as well as written testimonials from his friends and family asking for his release.
Masao Sakagami Collection (ddr-densho-201)
Collection Masao Sakagami Collection (ddr-densho-201)
This collection contains photographs and documents from the collection of Masao Sakagami. The photos were taken by Mr. Sakagami when he was serving with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.
Fujita Family Collection (ddr-densho-203)
Collection Fujita Family Collection (ddr-densho-203)
The Fujita family collection consists of documents belonging to issei Frank Kumaichi Fujita. The letters and other documents relate to Mr. Fujita's alien status and his requests for travel permits and change of parole status.
Hideo Takeuchi Collection (ddr-densho-204)
Collection Hideo Takeuchi Collection (ddr-densho-204)
This collection consists of photographs from Hideo Takeuchi, who was in the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, during World War II. Mr. Takeuchi was employed as a firefighter while in camp. While in camp, he purchased a Bessel 620 camera though a catalog and built a darkroom and enlarger to process his photographs.
Bill Fuchigami Collection (ddr-densho-205)
Collection Bill Fuchigami Collection (ddr-densho-205)
This collection consists of documents and one photograph from Bill Fuchigami, who was in the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, during World War II.
Gates Family Collection (ddr-densho-211)
Collection Gates Family Collection (ddr-densho-211)
The Gates Family Collection, 1942-1943, contains correspondence from the Matsuda and Morishita families to Mrs. Charles Gates. The Gates, Matsuda, and Morishita families were friends in Seattle, Washington before the outbreak of World War II and the correspondence covers the Matsuda's and Morishita's life at Puyallup "Camp Harmony" Assembly Center, Washington and later at ...
Henrietta Schoen Collection (ddr-densho-223)
Collection Henrietta Schoen Collection (ddr-densho-223)
The Henrietta Schoen Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, and other ephemera collected by Henrietta Schoen during her time as head nurse at Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico.
The Northwest Times Collection (ddr-densho-229)
Collection The Northwest Times Collection (ddr-densho-229)
The Northwest Times Collections includes full editions of the newspaper, a Seattle-based Japanese American publication that ran from 1947-1955 (collection covers 1947-1951).
Yoshio
Collection Yoshio "Kokomo Joe" Kobuki Collection (ddr-densho-234)
The Yoshio "Kokomo Joe" Kobuki Collection contains approximately 30 photographs of jockey Yoshi "Kokomo Joe" Kobuki and his winning mounts (June 1941-October 1941). Includes races in Crescent City, Pleasanton, Fresno, and Eureka, CA.
Yamashita Family Collection (ddr-densho-241)
Collection Yamashita Family Collection (ddr-densho-241)
The Yamashita Family Collection contains Kiyoshi Yamashita's undergraduate diploma, program, and honors bulletin, which the University of Washington sent to him while he was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California (1942).
Hatchimonji Collection (ddr-densho-242)
Collection Hatchimonji Collection (ddr-densho-242)
The Hatchimonji Collection contains 34 photographs of Kumezo Hatchimonji, his family, his store, farming, and Heart Mountain, c 1923-1956.
Suzuki Family Collection (ddr-densho-243)
Collection Suzuki Family Collection (ddr-densho-243)
The Suzuki Family Collection contains photographs from Warren Suzuki. They cover life at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho during the war and a pilgrimage back in later years.
Taniguchi Family Collection (ddr-densho-252)
Collection Taniguchi Family Collection (ddr-densho-252)
The Taniguchi Family Collection consists of one photograph album containing prints that record the history of the Taniguchi family from the early to later 20th century in both Japan and the United States.
Harry Hiroshi Imamura Collection (ddr-densho-253)
Collection Harry Hiroshi Imamura Collection (ddr-densho-253)
The Harry Hiroshi Imamura Collection consists of 7 paintings by Harry Hiroshi Imamura. These paintings capture the journey to and life in Manzanar concentration camp, California. Mr. Imamura began painting in the 1970s after he sold his truckstop restaurant, the East Valley Cafe.
Takeda Family Collection (ddr-densho-254)
Collection Takeda Family Collection (ddr-densho-254)
The Takeda Family Collection contains a photograph and documents related to Senichiro Takeda's time at Tule Lake concentration camp, Californina, Seabrook Farms, and correspondence with Wayne M. Collins.
Frice Family Collection (ddr-densho-257)
Collection Frice Family Collection (ddr-densho-257)
The Frice Family Collection consists of two documents. One is the Granada (Amache) Directory, a listing of all the incarcerees, staff members, and organizations in camp. And the other is a marriage scroll for Baba Nobuzo and Miye Kato.
Ichikawa Family Collection (ddr-densho-258)
Collection Ichikawa Family Collection (ddr-densho-258)
The Ichikawa Family Collection contains a photograph album with approximately 200 pictures of the Ichikawa family and their communities in Oregon (c.1935-1942) and Anderson Dam, ID (1945-c.1960).
Yasui Family Collection (ddr-densho-259)
Collection Yasui Family Collection (ddr-densho-259)
The Yasui Family Collection consists of two photograph albums belonging to Homer Yasui. The photographs document the Yasui family's life in Hood River, Oregon before the outbreak of World War II.
Scene and Nisei Vue Collection (ddr-densho-266)
Collection Scene and Nisei Vue Collection (ddr-densho-266)
The Scene and Nisei Vue Collection contains complete copies of approximately 70 issues of two similar Nisei oriented pictorial magazines: Nisei Vue (1948-50) and Scene (1949-55).
Tsuchida Family Collection (ddr-densho-271)
Collection Tsuchida Family Collection (ddr-densho-271)
The Tsuchida Family Collection consists of documents related to Kiwamu Tsuchida's time in the United States army.
Shyoko Hiraga Collection (ddr-densho-273)
Collection Shyoko Hiraga Collection (ddr-densho-273)
The Shyoko Hiraga Collection consists photographs, postcards, and portraits related to the Hiraga family.
Shosuke Sasaki Collection (ddr-densho-274)
Collection Shosuke Sasaki Collection (ddr-densho-274)
This collection consists of documents from the personal collection of Mr. Shosuke Sasaki, an Issei who immigrated to the U.S. in 1919. During World War II he was incarcerated in Minidoka, Idaho, and later worked for Standard & Poor's financial institution for many years. His papers document his work with Minidoka's Welfare Department, as ...
Frances Haglund Collection (ddr-densho-275)
Collection Frances Haglund Collection (ddr-densho-275)
The Frances Haglund Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and other miscellaneous documents about Frances Haglund's time as a teacher at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
White River Valley JACL Chapter Collection (ddr-densho-277)
Collection White River Valley JACL Chapter Collection (ddr-densho-277)
The White River Valley JACL Chapter Collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs, and other miscellaneous ephemera documenting the chapter's history.
Kyota Watanabe Collection (ddr-densho-278)
Collection Kyota Watanabe Collection (ddr-densho-278)
The Kyota Watanabe Collection consists of one photograph album, photographic prints, and documents related to the Watanabe family's life in Seattle, Washington and in Japan.
Hamanaka Family Collection (ddr-densho-280)
Collection Hamanaka Family Collection (ddr-densho-280)
The Hamanaka Family Collection is comprised of documents, newspaper clippings, and ephemera from the life of Joe Hamanaka. Materials include clippings of Joe's writing in Broadway High School's student newspaper, wartime materials, as well as JACL's 17th Biennial National convention materials.
War Relocation Authority Documents Collection (ddr-densho-282)
Collection War Relocation Authority Documents Collection (ddr-densho-282)
The Government Documents collection is comprised of reports and studies published by the War Relocation Authority. The bulk of the items are focused on the lives and treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Newell Star Collection (ddr-densho-284)
Collection Newell Star Collection (ddr-densho-284)
The Newell Star Collection contains items collected by the Ina Family, including editions of the Newell Star and Tule Lake Cooperator newspapers as well as various documents distributed to those residing at the Tule Lake incarceration camp from 1944-1946. Note: not all editions of the Newell Star appear in this collection.
Molly Kageyama Maeda Collection (ddr-densho-287)
Collection Molly Kageyama Maeda Collection (ddr-densho-287)
The Molly Kageyama Maeda Collection consists of photographs and ephemera documenting Molly Maeda's life from her upbringing in Dee, Oregon, to her marriage in the Portland Assembly Center, and her life after World War II.
Co-op News (Topaz) Collection (ddr-densho-288)
Collection Co-op News (Topaz) Collection (ddr-densho-288)
Collection of newspapers published by the co-op at the Topaz (Central Utah) concentration camp, Utah. The newspapers discuss co-op administration and concerns, as well as everyday life.
Tule Lake Cooperator Collection (ddr-densho-289)
Collection Tule Lake Cooperator Collection (ddr-densho-289)
A small collection of the Tule Lake Cooperator, a newsletter created by the Tule Lake concentration camp Co-op.
Jichikai Jiho (Crystal City) Collection (ddr-densho-290)
Collection Jichikai Jiho (Crystal City) Collection (ddr-densho-290)
This collection consists of selected issues of the Jichikai Jiho, a Japanese-language newspaper for the Crystal City Residents' Association.
Nishioka Family Collection (ddr-densho-292)
Collection Nishioka Family Collection (ddr-densho-292)
The Nishioka Family Collection consists of three photographs from Topaz concentration camp.
Migita and Sakahara Collection (ddr-densho-293)
Collection Migita and Sakahara Collection (ddr-densho-293)
The Migita and Sakahara Collection consists of 34 photographs of Buddhist funerals in Yakima, Washington, Seattle, Washington, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming.
Gerald Kajitani Collection (ddr-densho-294)
Collection Gerald Kajitani Collection (ddr-densho-294)
The Gerald Kajitani Collection consists of 73 Kodachrome slides taken by Gerald Kajitani at the 1974 Tule Lake pilgrimage.
Eiichi Yamashita Collection (ddr-densho-296)
Collection Eiichi Yamashita Collection (ddr-densho-296)
The Eiichi Yamashita Collection contains photographs documenting Eiichi Yamashita and his family's life in the Pacific Northwest and their work as oyster farmers.
Gidra Collection (ddr-densho-297)
Collection Gidra Collection (ddr-densho-297)
66 Issues of Gidra from its founding in 1969 until 2001.
Mabel Sugiyama Eto Family Collection (ddr-densho-298)
Collection Mabel Sugiyama Eto Family Collection (ddr-densho-298)
The Mabel Sugiyama Eto Family Collection contains one photograph album and 20 loose photographic prints. Subjects range from life in Tule Lake and Topaz (Central Utah) concentration camps to temporary agricultural leave and post-war relocation.
Theodore Akimoto Family Collection (ddr-densho-299)
Collection Theodore Akimoto Family Collection (ddr-densho-299)
The Theodore Akimoto Family Collection consists of materials from Theodore Akimoto's time with the 44nd Regimental Combat Team, Military Intelligence Service, 71st Signal Service Battalion, and Photo Division SCAP. The majority of the images document Ted Akimoto's time as a U.S. Army photographer during the occupation of Japan.
Clara Hattori Collection (ddr-densho-300)
Collection Clara Hattori Collection (ddr-densho-300)
The Hattori Collection mainly consists of 4 photograph albums created by Clara Hattori. The photographs document Clara Hattori's life between 1939 and 1955, including: the 1939 World's Fair in San Francisco, Tule Lake, and life after the war.
Final Accountability Rosters Collection (ddr-densho-305)
Collection Final Accountability Rosters Collection (ddr-densho-305)
This collection contains the Final Accountability Rosters from the 10 concentration camps. These reports were compiled during the closures of all camps and contains information about each person, including: name, family number, date of birth, marital status, citizenship status, alien registration number, method of original entry into the center, date of entry, pre-evacuation address, center address ...
Joe Seto Collection (ddr-densho-307)
Collection Joe Seto Collection (ddr-densho-307)
The Joe Seto Collection consists of 5 military portraits of members of the Seto Family.
Mae Hara Collection (ddr-densho-308)
Collection Mae Hara Collection (ddr-densho-308)
The Mae Hara Collection is comprised of photographs and documents from the personal family collection of Mae Hara, a Japanese American who was interview by Densho in 2004. The photos depict Mae's prewar life in Seattle, Washington. The documents concern her family's Oyster business pre-war, relocation to Minidoka, and post war life.
Etsuko Osaki Collection (ddr-densho-310)
Collection Etsuko Osaki Collection (ddr-densho-310)
The Etsuko Osaki Collection is comprised of photographs from the personal family collection of Etsuko Osaki, a Japanese American who was interviewed by Densho in 2013. The photographs depict the lives of Etsuko's family during internment and after the war.
Pauline Miyata Collection (ddr-densho-313)
Collection Pauline Miyata Collection (ddr-densho-313)
The Pauline Miyata Collection is comprised of mostly pre-war era photographs in Oregon and Washington. These photos depict the Shigeno, Asaba, and Miyata families, as well as many photos of classmates in the 1930s. A business report from the berry farm some of the family worked on is also included. A few photos depict life at ...
Kazuichi Takanishi Collection (ddr-densho-314)
Collection Kazuichi Takanishi Collection (ddr-densho-314)
The Kazuichi Takanishi Collection is comprised of government documents the family gained through the Freedom of Information Act. The documents detail Takanishi's arrest after Pearl Harbor, his interragation, internment, parole to Chicago, Illinois, and return to Hawaii after the war ended.
Sakahara and Tanaka Families Collection (ddr-densho-316)
Collection Sakahara and Tanaka Families Collection (ddr-densho-316)
A family photograph album documenting the Sakahara and Tanaka families' pre-World War II life on Vashon Island and other areas of Washington State. The Tanakas were farmers on Vashon Island between 1916 and 1940. Hatsuguma Tanaka was buried on Vashon Island in 1940. Hatsuguma's wife Momoye later married Sam Torakichi Migita and moved to Wapato ...
Barbara P. Narita Collection (ddr-densho-317)
Collection Barbara P. Narita Collection (ddr-densho-317)
The Barbara P. Narita Collection contain photographs, negatives, and documents related to the 1976 movie version of Farewell to Manzanar. Included are Barbara Narita's journal and scene stills taken during filming.
Ami Kinoshita Collection (ddr-densho-322)
Collection Ami Kinoshita Collection (ddr-densho-322)
The Ami Kinoshita Collection is comprised of nine photographs from the family's personal collection. These photos, mostly taken in pre-war era, depict Ami Kinoshita's wedding day, honeymoon, and her family in Oregon and Washington. One photo was taken at Minidoka.
Fred Shiosaki Collection (ddr-densho-323)
Collection Fred Shiosaki Collection (ddr-densho-323)
The Fred Shiosaki Collection consists of a few photographs and a letter. Mr. Shiosaki is a narrator; he was born and raised in Spokane, WA and currently lives in Seattle. He served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and fought in Europe during WWII. These photos depict his time as a soldier, and later, his wedding.
Densho Visual History Collection (ddr-densho-1000)
Collection Densho Visual History Collection (ddr-densho-1000)
This collection consists of a diverse set of interviews conducted by Densho starting in 1996. The interviews focus on many aspects of Japanese American history, from early U.S. immigration to present-day issues. The collection also includes interviews with non-Japanese American individuals who have in some way been involved in or impacted by the Japanese American ...
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection (ddr-densho-1001)
Collection Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection (ddr-densho-1001)
This collection consists of interviews conducted by the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC). BIJAC's mission is to share with the wider community the history and culture of Japanese Americans, and to promote the safeguarding of civil and constitutional rights for all. Japanese Americans living on Bainbridge Island were the first of more than 120 ...
Emiko and Chizuko Omori Collection (ddr-densho-1002)
Collection Emiko and Chizuko Omori Collection (ddr-densho-1002)
The Emiko and Chizuko Omori Collection consists of interviews conducted for filmmaker Emiko Omori's documentary Rabbit in the Moon, which aired on PBS in 1999. The film explores the conflict surrounding the resisters of conscience movement in the World War II concentration camps, as well as the divisiveness of the postwar Japanese American communities. The ...
Friends of Manzanar Collection (ddr-densho-1003)
Collection Friends of Manzanar Collection (ddr-densho-1003)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in partnership with Friends of Manzanar. The group's mission is to work with the National Park Service and other interested groups to preserve and restore the Manzanar site, and to interpret its stories, resources and lessons, for this and future generations.

For more information about Friends of Manzanar, please ...
gayle k. yamada Collection (ddr-densho-1004)
Collection gayle k. yamada Collection (ddr-densho-1004)
The gayle k. yamada Collection consists of interviews conducted by filmmaker gayle k. yamada for her 2003 documentary, Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties. The interviews are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on the interviewees' World War II experiences in the Military Intelligence Service.
Japanese American Film Preservation Project Collection (ddr-densho-1005)
Collection Japanese American Film Preservation Project Collection (ddr-densho-1005)
This collection contains interviews conducted by journalist Wendy Hanamura, producer of the Emmy-winning documentary "Honor Bound: A Personal Journey." Two of the interviews in this collection feature 8 mm home movie footage shot by incarcerees in Heart Mountain and Topaz concentration camps. In 2005, the interviewees provided voiceover narration of their orginal film footage.
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Collection (ddr-densho-1006)
Collection Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Collection (ddr-densho-1006)
The interviews in this collection were conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Cultural Centre is a community-based, not-for-profit, charitable organization that provides programs, events and facilities to promote an understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture and Japanese Canadian heritage for Canadians of all ...
Loni Ding Collection (ddr-densho-1007)
Collection Loni Ding Collection (ddr-densho-1007)
The Loni Ding Collection consists of raw interviews conducted by filmmaker Loni Ding for her two documentaries, Nisei Soldier: Standard Bearer for an Exiled People (1983) and The Color of Honor: The Japanese American soldier in WWII (1987). The two films were among the first and most influential on the subject of the Japanese American soldiers ...
National Japanese American Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-1008)
Collection National Japanese American Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-1008)
This collection consists of interviews conducted by the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, authentic interpretation, and sharing of historical information of the Japanese American experience for the diverse broader national community. The interviews in this collection focus primarily on Japanese Americans who served in the Military Intelligence ...
New Mexico JACL Collection (ddr-densho-1009)
Collection New Mexico JACL Collection (ddr-densho-1009)
This collection consists of interviews conducted by the New Mexico chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League.

For more information about the chapter, please visit www.nmjacl.org.
Preserving California's Japantowns Collection (ddr-densho-1010)
Collection Preserving California's Japantowns Collection (ddr-densho-1010)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in partnership with Preserving California's Japantowns, a project of California Japanese American Community Leadership Council (CJACLC), dedicated to documenting historic resources from pre-World War II Japantowns.

For more information about the project, please visit www.californiajapantowns.org.

Funding for these interviews was provided by a grant from the California ...
Raechel Donahue and Garrett Lindemann Collection (ddr-densho-1011)
Collection Raechel Donahue and Garrett Lindemann Collection (ddr-densho-1011)
This collection contains interviews conducted for the 2011 Documentary Heart Mountain: An All American Town, produced by Raechel Donahue and Garrett Lindemann.
Steven Okazaki Collection (ddr-densho-1012)
Collection Steven Okazaki Collection (ddr-densho-1012)
The Steven Okazaki Collection consists of interviews conducted by filmmaker Steven Okazaki for his 1984 Oscar-nominated documentary, Unfinished Business. The film profiles Gordon Hirabayashi, Fred Korematsu, and Minoru Yasui and their legal fight to have their World War II convictions overturned. The interviews are audio-only, and are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues ...
Topaz Museum Collection (ddr-densho-1013)
Collection Topaz Museum Collection (ddr-densho-1013)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in partnership with the Topaz Museum, a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the original site of the World War II Internment Camp near Delta, Utah, to interpret its impact on the internees, their families, and the citizens of Utah and to educate the public in order to ...
Twin Cities JACL Collection (ddr-densho-1014)
Collection Twin Cities JACL Collection (ddr-densho-1014)
This collection contains interviews conducted in partnership with the Twin Cities chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), an organization whose mission is to secure and maintain the human and civil rights of Americans of Japanese ancestry and others victimized by injustice.

For more information about the Twin Cities chapter of the JACL, please visit ...
Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection (ddr-densho-1015)
Collection Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection (ddr-densho-1015)
This collection consists of interviews was conducted in partnership with the Watsonville - Santa Cruz chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League.

For more information about the chapter, please visit www.watsonvillesantacruzjacl.org.
Whitworth College-North by Northwest Collection (ddr-densho-1016)
Collection Whitworth College-North by Northwest Collection (ddr-densho-1016)
This collection contains interviews conducted by Whitworth College and North by Northwest Entertainment. The interviews were used in the making of the 2004 documentary In Time of War: The Japanese American experience of WWII, produced by Andrea Dilley and David Tanner.

Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation

Okumoto Collection (ddr-hmwf-1)
Collection Okumoto Collection (ddr-hmwf-1)
Photograph collection of Yoshio Okumoto documenting his time at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center.

Japanese American Museum of San Jose

San Jose Landscape Gardeners Association Photographic Collection (ddr-jamsj-1)
Collection San Jose Landscape Gardeners Association Photographic Collection (ddr-jamsj-1)
The San Jose Landscape Gardeners Association Photograph Collection is comprised of photographs depicting daily professional and social activities of the association and its women's auxiliary group.
Japanese American Museum of San Jose Collection (ddr-jamsj-2)
Collection Japanese American Museum of San Jose Collection (ddr-jamsj-2)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in partnership with the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj). The museum's mission is to preserve and disseminate the culture and history of Japanese Americans, with a special focus on the Santa Clara Valley. Many of the interviews in this collection focus on the pre- and postwar Japantown ...

Japanese American National Museum

Mollie Wilson Murphy Collection (ddr-janm-1)
Collection Mollie Wilson Murphy Collection (ddr-janm-1)
Mollie Wilson Murphy was an African-American woman who lived in Boyle Heights during World War II. She had many Japanese-American friends who were forced into concentration camps during the war. This collection comprises of the correspondences between Mollie and her friends in camp. The Mollie Wilson Papers include correspondence, school photographs, and miscellaneous photos in Boyle ...
Fumio Nakamura Collection (ddr-janm-2)
Collection Fumio Nakamura Collection (ddr-janm-2)
One panoramic photograph of Corporal Edward Nakamura's military funeral. Taken in 1946 in Puʻunēnē, Maui, Hawai'I, when the remains of Corporal Edward Etsuzo Nakamura were finally returned to the family (KIA in November 1943). The photograph was taken in front of the family's home in a plantation village, McGerrow Camp, which no longer ...
Tsuyako Kitashima Collection (ddr-janm-4)
Collection Tsuyako Kitashima Collection (ddr-janm-4)
Various materials from Topaz, Redress, the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations (NCRR), and the Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima. Kitashima was born in Hayward, California in 1918. Her and her family were among the 120,000 Japanese Americans forcefully interned in war relocation camps during World War Two. They were first ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Newspapers Collection (ddr-janm-5)
Collection Santa Anita Pacemaker Newspapers Collection (ddr-janm-5)
The Santa Anita Pacemaker was a newspaper published for approximately 19,000 Japanese Americans who were relocated to the Santa Anita racetrack turned assembly center for the temporary internment of Japanese Americans. The newspaper ran for six months in 1942 and was the longest running newspaper out of all the Japanese American assembly centers. It was ...
The Rohwer Outpost Newspapers Collection (ddr-janm-6)
Collection The Rohwer Outpost Newspapers Collection (ddr-janm-6)
Newspaper of the Rohwer Incarceration camp located in McGehee, Arkansas which had a peak population of 8,475 in November of 1943. The Rohwer Outpost ran from October 24, 1942 to July 21, 1945 and was published twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays. It was then renamed the Rohwer Relocator released by the WRA to ...
Japanese American National Museum Collection (ddr-janm-13)
Collection Japanese American National Museum Collection (ddr-janm-13)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in by the Japanese American National Museum of Los Angeles, California in partnership with Densho. For more information about the museum, please visit www.janm.org.

Manzanar National Historic Site

Manzanar National Historic Site Collection (ddr-manz-1)
Collection Manzanar National Historic Site Collection (ddr-manz-1)
The Manzanar National Historic Site Collection contains interviews conducted by the Manzanar Oral History Project. These interviews document the experiences of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at Manzanar and other facilities during World War II, and are preserved at the Manzanar National Historic Site Archives. The Manzanar National Historic Site, administered by the National Park Service ...
Kango Takamura Collection (ddr-manz-2)
Collection Kango Takamura Collection (ddr-manz-2)
The Kango Takamura Collection contains 76 paintings and sketches Takamura created during his time at Santa Fe Internment Camp and Manzanar concentration camp. The artwork depicts daily life in the camps, including scenes of education, living conditions, agriculture, and more. The physical collection is maintained at UCLA Library Special Collections.
Evan Johnson Collection (ddr-manz-3)
Collection Evan Johnson Collection (ddr-manz-3)
The Evan Johnson Collection consists of photographs taken by Evan Johnson when he came to Manzanar in December, 1969 with a group from UC Davis Asian American Studies Department. In these images, he captured a moment in history: the birth of a grassroots movement that led to the creation of the Manzanar Committee, which in turn ...
Shinjo Nagatomi Collection (ddr-manz-4)
Collection Shinjo Nagatomi Collection (ddr-manz-4)
The Shinjo Nagatomi Collection consists of 3 photograph albums and various documents compiled by Reverend Shinjo Nagatomi about his time at Manzanar War Relocation Center. Rev. Nagatomie was the lead Buddhist minister at Manzanar. Topics cover life in camp, family, weddings and celebrations, and Buddhisim.
Mas Okabe Collection (ddr-manz-5)
Collection Mas Okabe Collection (ddr-manz-5)
The Mas Okabe Collection contains photographs and documents related to the Okabe Family, including their repatriation to Japan and military service in the United States after World War II.

The Hawaii Times Photo Archives Foundation

Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive,
Collection Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Gaijin" Collection (ddr-njpa-1)
This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings under the original "Gaijin" section of the Nippu Jiji photograph library. The materials in the "Gaijin" Collection document international figures and events, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s.
Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive,
Collection Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Gaijin Hawai'i" Collection (ddr-njpa-2)
This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings under the original "Gaijin Hawai'i" section of the Nippu Jiji photograph library. The materials in the "Gaijin Hawai'i" Collection document international figures and their interactions with Hawai'i, primarily during the 1940s and 1950s.
Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive,
Collection Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Japanese" Collection (ddr-njpa-4)
This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings under the original "Japanese" section of the Nippu Jiji photograph library. The materials in the "Japanese" Collection document Japanese figures and events, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s.
Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive,
Collection Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Manchurians" Collection (ddr-njpa-6)
This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings under the original "Manchurians" section of the Nippu Jiji photograph library. The materials in the "Manchurians" Collection document events in Manchuria during the 1930s and 1940s.
Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive,
Collection Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Scenery (Japan)" Collection (ddr-njpa-8)
This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings under the original "Scenery (Japan)" section of the Nippu Jiji photograph library. The materials in the "Scenery (Japan)" Collection document shrines, castles, gardens, and other scenery in Japan.

Oregon Nikkei Endowment

Frank C. Hirahara Collection (ddr-one-1)
Collection Frank C. Hirahara Collection (ddr-one-1)
Photographs taken by Frank C. Hirahara during the post-war resettlement years in Portland, Oregon. This collection includes over 1500 photographic prints, negatives, and 35mm color slides along with personal artifacts and other historical records. These newly discovered images focus on missing facets of Portland’s Japanese American community from 1948 - 1954, as well as Hirahara’s ...
Shiuko Sakai Collection (ddr-one-2)
Collection Shiuko Sakai Collection (ddr-one-2)
The collection consists of photographic prints, negatives and watercolor paintings taken or made while the creator was incarcerated at the Minidoka concentration camp during World War II and after when she worked as an administrative assistant for Army Intelligence in Occupied Japan. The bulk of the collection is focused on the photographic prints the creator took ...
Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection (ddr-one-3)
Collection Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection (ddr-one-3)
This collection consists of personal correspondence, legal documents, photographic prints, news clippings, and other materials related to a Japanese American family from White Salmon, Washington. These historical records trace a journey that included hurdles of federal and state laws, war and incarceration, exile and resettlement. Significantly, the collection includes firsthand accounts of the Portland Assembly Center ...
Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection (ddr-one-5)
Collection Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection (ddr-one-5)
The collection consists of English and Japanese correspondence written primarily to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama while he was detained at Department of Justice detention facilities (Fort Missoula, MT, Fort Sill, OK, Camp Livingston, LA, and Santa Fe Detention Center, NM). The letters were sent by his friends and family in Portland, friends detained at other Department ...
Oregon Nikkei Endowment Visual History Collection (ddr-one-7)
Collection Oregon Nikkei Endowment Visual History Collection (ddr-one-7)
This collection consists of interviews conducted and processed in partnership with Oregon Nikkei Endowment, whose mission is to preserve and honor the history and culture of Japanese Americans in the Pacific Northwest, to educate the public about the Japanese American experience during World War II, and to advocate for the protection of civil rights for all ...

The Pacific Citizen

The Nikkei Shimin 1929 Collection (ddr-pc-1)
Collection The Nikkei Shimin 1929 Collection (ddr-pc-1)
This collection contains the inaugural edition of the Nikkei Shimin, later to become the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1932 Collection (ddr-pc-4)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1932 Collection (ddr-pc-4)
This collection contains one edition of the 1932 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1933 Collection (ddr-pc-5)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1933 Collection (ddr-pc-5)
This collection contains one edition of the 1933 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1935 Collection (ddr-pc-7)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1935 Collection (ddr-pc-7)
This collection contains 3 editions of the 1935 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1937 Collection (ddr-pc-9)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1937 Collection (ddr-pc-9)
This collection contains 4 editions of the 1937 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1938 Collection (ddr-pc-10)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1938 Collection (ddr-pc-10)
This collection contains 7 editions of the 1938 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1939 Collection (ddr-pc-11)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1939 Collection (ddr-pc-11)
This collection contains 4 editions from the 1939 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1940 Collection (ddr-pc-12)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1940 Collection (ddr-pc-12)
This collection contains 2 editions from the 1940 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1941 Collection (ddr-pc-13)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1941 Collection (ddr-pc-13)
This collection contains 9 editions from the 1941 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1942 Collection (ddr-pc-14)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1942 Collection (ddr-pc-14)
This collection contains 30 editions from the 1942 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1943 Collection (ddr-pc-15)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1943 Collection (ddr-pc-15)
This collection contains 50 editions from the 1943 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1944 Collection (ddr-pc-16)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1944 Collection (ddr-pc-16)
This collection contains 51 editions from the 1944 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1945 Collection (ddr-pc-17)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1945 Collection (ddr-pc-17)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1945 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1946 Collection (ddr-pc-18)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1946 Collection (ddr-pc-18)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1947 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1947 Collection (ddr-pc-19)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1947 Collection (ddr-pc-19)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1947 volume of Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1948 Collection (ddr-pc-20)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1948 Collection (ddr-pc-20)
This collection contains 51 editions from the 1948 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1949 Collection (ddr-pc-21)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1949 Collection (ddr-pc-21)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1949 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1950 Collection (ddr-pc-22)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1950 Collection (ddr-pc-22)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1950 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1951 Collection (ddr-pc-23)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1951 Collection (ddr-pc-23)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1952 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1952 Collection (ddr-pc-24)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1952 Collection (ddr-pc-24)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1952 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1953 Collection (ddr-pc-25)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1953 Collection (ddr-pc-25)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1953 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1954 Collection (ddr-pc-26)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1954 Collection (ddr-pc-26)
This collection contains 53 editions from the 1954 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1955 Collection (ddr-pc-27)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1955 Collection (ddr-pc-27)
This collection contains 52 editions from the 1955 volume of the Pacific Citizen.
Pacific Citizen 1979 Collection (ddr-pc-51)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1979 Collection (ddr-pc-51)
The Pacific Citizen 1979 Collection contains all the editions of the Pacific Citizen published in 1979.
Pacific Citizen 1981 Collection (ddr-pc-53)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1981 Collection (ddr-pc-53)
Densho will scan this volume in summer of 2014.
Pacific Citizen 1982 Collection (ddr-pc-54)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1982 Collection (ddr-pc-54)
The Pacific Citizen 1982 Collection contains all the editions of the Pacific Citizen published in 1982.
Pacific Citizen 1983 Collection (ddr-pc-55)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1983 Collection (ddr-pc-55)
Densho will scan this volume in summer of 2014.
Pacific Citizen 1986 Collection (ddr-pc-58)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1986 Collection (ddr-pc-58)
The Pacific Citizen 1986 Collection contains all the editions of the Pacific Citizen published in 1986.
Pacific Citizen 1987 Collection (ddr-pc-59)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1987 Collection (ddr-pc-59)
The Pacific Citizen 1987 Collection contains all the editions of the Pacific Citizen published in 1987.
Pacific Citizen 1988 Collection (ddr-pc-60)
Collection Pacific Citizen 1988 Collection (ddr-pc-60)
The Pacific Citizen 1988 Collection contains all the editions of the Pacific Citizen published in 1988.