Watanabe Collection

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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.

1920-1997

1920-1942

8 photographic prints, color and black and white

Densho

Courtesy of the Watanabe Family Collection

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

8 Objects

Family at a camp pilgrimage (ddr-densho-62-1)
img Family at a camp pilgrimage (ddr-densho-62-1)
Watanabe family visiting the former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Former camp inmate next to a barbed wire fence (ddr-densho-62-2)
img Former camp inmate next to a barbed wire fence (ddr-densho-62-2)
Edith Watanabe at site of the former Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Wapato Laundry (ddr-densho-62-3)
img Wapato Laundry (ddr-densho-62-3)
Takagi's Wapato Laundry, the business run by Edith Watanabe's parents.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-62-5)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-62-5)
Family in the Earle Apartments in Seattle. Edith Watanabe's father Kichiro, mother Kita Takagi, holding Edith; L to R: brother Harry, sister Michiko, sister Miyoko.
Roosevelt Grade School third grade rhythm band (ddr-densho-62-6)
img Roosevelt Grade School third grade rhythm band (ddr-densho-62-6)
Edith Watanabe is the triangle player in the bottom left corner. She doesn't remember anything about being in that band. Top row, L to R: Herbert Miller, Norman Grimbly, Claude Young, Helen Reed, Willie Sue Young, Billie Stinchey, June Elstead, Elsie Ovenall, Jack Stinchey, Louise Neff, Milton Reed. Middle row, L to R: Helen Lay ...
Japanese American girls at a picnic (ddr-densho-62-7)
img Japanese American girls at a picnic (ddr-densho-62-7)
Edith Watanabe is in the second row, second from the left. Front row, L to R: Mary Hayano, Hana Hayano, Mary Morimoto, Kazuko Hayano, Nancy Akita, (first name unknown) Ogaki. Back row, L to R: (first name unknown) Ozaki, Aiko Takagi, Kimi Nakashima, Miyoko Takagi, Teru Nakashima, Emma M., Michiko Takagi, Mary Shimada, Jean M., cut ...
Family photo (ddr-densho-62-8)
img Family photo (ddr-densho-62-8)
This photograph was taken when the family moved to a farm just before mass removal. Back, L to R: Alice, Tom, Jack. Front, L to R: Frank, Evelyn Hide (Harvey Watanabe's mother).
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