Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection ddr-one-3
img Woman in kimono (ddr-one-3-101)
Color photograph of a young Japanese woman in a red silk kimono. On the back is written "My wife, Kumiko" and the kanji for her name. The envelope is from Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon, Washington, and is addressed to Mitsuko Combs. Bob McCoy's phone number is also written on the envelope in he upper ...
doc George Kida memorial card and obituary (ddr-one-3-102)
A funeral memorial card for George Kida for his funeral on Nov. 16, 1998. Includes a newspaper clipping of his obituary published November 18, 1998 and a photocopy of the newspaper clipping.
doc George Kida thank you card, memorial card, and obituary (ddr-one-3-103)
A card from Mitsuko (Combs), Mitsuno, and Emi thanking people for coming to George Kida's funeral with insert. Includes two photocopies of this card, one including George Kida's obituary, a photocopy of the funeral memorial card for George Kida's funeral, and a copy of Keith McCoy's obituary for George Kida in "The Enterprise" dated Thursday, December ...
doc George Kida last will and testament (ddr-one-3-104)
Photocopy of George Kida's last will and testament, dated June 3, 1998.
doc Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told (ddr-one-3-105)
Newspaper clipping from "The Enterprise" newspaper from Bingen-White Salmon of George Kida's obituary, written by Keith McCoy, with the headline "Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told". Published December 10, 1998. For the non-published typed copy please see ddr-one-3-106.
doc George M. Kida: the rest of the story (ddr-one-3-106)
Typed copy of Keith McCoy's obituary of George Kida as well as a photocopy of the published version of the obituary. For clipping of published version please see ddr-one-3-105.
doc Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. (ddr-one-3-107)
Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. Mentions George Kida's death and that Keith McCoy was the grandson of Vickie Waldron (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt's sister). Also mentions the obituary that Keith McCoy wrote for George Kida. The index card lists the dates of birth and death for Sarah "Sade" Pyatt, George Pyatt, Miyuki "Kay" ...
doc Letter from Keith McCoy to Isami Tsubota (ddr-one-3-108)
Thank you letter to Isami "Sami" Tsubota from Keith McCoy. Also a page of handwritten notes about the Japanese families who had lived in White Salmon and the surrounding area before WWII.
doc Japanese-Americans suffered under unjust order (ddr-one-3-111)
News clipping of Keith McCoy's guest column in The Enterprise on May 23, 2002 with the headline "Japanese-Americans suffered under unjust order". Also a sheet of handwritten notes. For unpublished typed copy, please see ddr-one-3-310.
doc Museum Musings and letter from Merna DeBolt to Keith McCoy (ddr-one-3-112)
Photocopy of the column "Museum Musings" written by Merna DeBolt in the "Skamania County Pioneer Newspaper" published January 12, 2000. The column, which is written by the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, talks about the experiences of Japanese American families along the Columbia River during WWII and discusses how John Dickey helped take care of farms for ...
doc History of Japanese Americans in the Columbia River Gorge (ddr-one-3-114)
Typed history of the experiences of Japanese Americans in the Columbia River Gorge. Written by Keith McCoy.
doc Chirstmas card from Mary Hedley to Kida family (ddr-one-3-116)
Christmas card from Mary Hedley to the Kida family postmarked Dec 10, 1943. Envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa Oregon.
doc Chirstmas card from Guy and Ethel Crow to Kida family (ddr-one-3-117)
Christmas card from Guy and Ethel Crow to the Kida family postmarked Dec 16, 1943. Envelope is addressed to Mrs. Kay Kido and Family in Nyssa, Oregon
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida having tea with company (ddr-one-3-119)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and three white women sitting at a dining table. The table is set for tea.
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida having tea with company (ddr-one-3-120)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and ten white women sitting or standing around a dining table. The table is set for tea.
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida in front of her home (ddr-one-3-121)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and a relative visiting from Japan standing in front of her home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
img George and Miyuki "Kay" Kida in fornt of their home (ddr-one-3-122)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida standing next to their home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
doc Kenjiro Kida's diary (ddr-one-3-123)
Bound diary with gray cover. The year on the front cover is based on the Japanese imperial calendar and says Meiji 43 (1910). Written in by Kenjiro Kida while working for George Pyatt. He wrote in it in both Japanese and English. Contents of diary about weather and daily life working for George Pyatt in White ...
doc Milk Shortage Looms; Cows Go to Slaughter (ddr-one-3-124)
News clipping for an article titled "Milk Shortage Looms; Cows Go to Slaughter" written by Hyman H. Cohen, Market Editor of the "Oregon Journal".
av Qulit (ddr-one-3-125)
Blue and white handmade quilt pieced together by Miyuki "Kay" Kida living in Nyssa, Oregon (1942-1945), and finished by Kathy Portner Wilkes in 1968 when she was expecting her first child. Has hand embroidered images of puppies and kittens in the center of each panel, as well as the words "sweet dreams" and "good night."