Bain Collection ddr-densho-2
img Family and friends on farm (ddr-densho-2-1)
The Nishimura family and friends on their farm in Seattle, Washington. Left to right: Kumataro Nishimura, Kadju Nishimura, Emily Herold holding Mary Nakashige, Peggie Yorita, Patsy Yorita, Tom Nishimura, Jiro Matsumura, Harry Oki (behind Matsumura), Hanni Nishimura, and Alex Ando.
img Fujin Home (ddr-densho-2-3)
The Fujin Home, which was affiliated with the Christian Baptist Church, was located at 11th and Spruce in Seattle, Washington. It offered shelter for people such as orphans, the handicapped, and women who were recently divorced or widowed and who had nowhere else to go. Various types of classes and social activities were organized by the ...
img Corsage made of shells (ddr-densho-2-4)
This corsage pin was made by a Japanese American in camp. The flower petals and leaves are made from various types of shells found at the camp. She used toothbrush bristles dipped in cornmeal for stamens and wound the stems by hand with fine green thread. Wire from screen windows was used to put the pin ...
img Two children sitting in the snow (ddr-densho-2-10)
Patsy (left) and Jimmie Yorita sitting in the snow.
img Mother and daughter on family farm (ddr-densho-2-12)
Mother and daughter Patsy and Peggie Yorita on the family farm.
img Woman in front of housing project home (ddr-densho-2-16)
Peggie Yorita at her parents' housing project home.
img Woman and daughter in front of car (ddr-densho-2-20)
Peggie Yorita and her daughter, Patsy.
img Incarceree performing in camp parade (ddr-densho-2-23)
Patsy Yorita performing a flag salute at the Tule Lake concentration camp at the Independence Day parade.
img Two Japanese Americans picking strawberries (ddr-densho-2-26)
Shown here are Peggie Yorita and Sho Nakagawa of the Yamashita Shipping Company in a strawberry field.