Hamanaka Family Collection

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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.

c.1936-1962

c.1936-1946, 1961-1962

133 documents

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Courtesy of Hamanaka Family Collection

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133 Objects

Staff list (ddr-densho-280-1)
doc Staff list (ddr-densho-280-1)
The staff list of an unknown newspaper.
War Relocation Authority's section winners list (ddr-densho-280-2)
doc War Relocation Authority's section winners list (ddr-densho-280-2)
This is a list of Block Winners within an internment camp created by the War Relocation Authority.
Twin Falls play list (ddr-densho-280-3)
doc Twin Falls play list (ddr-densho-280-3)
Handwritten list of theatrical productions, including composers and location.
Offer of Employment form (ddr-densho-280-4)
doc Offer of Employment form (ddr-densho-280-4)
This form documents the employment of six workers from the FSA (Farm Security Administration) farm workers' camp at a sugar beet farm in Twin Falls, Idaho. On the back side of these forms there are assorted drawings and calculations.
Minidoka Coop Theater play list (ddr-densho-280-5)
doc Minidoka Coop Theater play list (ddr-densho-280-5)
Handwritten list of theatrical productions, including composers.
Hunt Organization Outline (ddr-densho-280-6)
doc Hunt Organization Outline (ddr-densho-280-6)
Typed and revised outline of the Hunt Organization.
The Harmonaires (ddr-densho-280-8)
doc The Harmonaires (ddr-densho-280-8)
This document outlines the history of the musical group, "The Harmonaires," starting in 1939 and following them through the war. A complete list of musicians is included.
Induction, Records, & Statistics (ddr-densho-280-9)
doc Induction, Records, & Statistics (ddr-densho-280-9)
This document outlines the services and functions of the "Induction, Records, and Statistics" department.
An Address by Sergeant Ben Kuroki, U.S. Army Air Force (ddr-densho-280-10)
doc An Address by Sergeant Ben Kuroki, U.S. Army Air Force (ddr-densho-280-10)
This transcription of Sergeant Kuroki's speech details his experience as a Japanese-American in the Air Force and articulates his desire for an end to prejudice within the military.

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