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Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-32)
img Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-32)
The Puyallup Assembly Center, which many camp inmates called "Camp Harmony," was on the site of the annual Western Washington Fair. The center was constructed in only seventeen days. Barracks were erected in converted livestock stalls near the parking lots and under the grandstand. Japanese Americans remained at the fairgrounds from April 28 to September 23 ...
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 11 (September 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-102)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 11 (September 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-102)
Selected article titles: "Liaison Officer for WRA, Indian Service is 10 Days Poston Visitor. Dr. McNickle on Tour of Centers to Study for New Washington Post" (p. 1), "Documentarian Here on Two-Day Visit" (p. 1), "25 MPH is Speed Limit Between Poston 1, 2 & 3. Cooperation of Army & Private Cars Sought" (p. 2).
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born 1920 in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during ...
Newspaper clipping regarding Kong, Xianxi (ddr-njpa-1-801)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Kong, Xianxi (ddr-njpa-1-801)
Caption on front [translation]: "Five Million Dollar US Loan Arranged. Minister of Finance Kong Negotiates. [caption under photograph] Kong Xianxi. Washington, D.C. 28th (Domei). Kong Xianxi, minister of finance for the KMT governement, has spent several days meeting American political and economic figures and earnestly persuading them to provide US economic support since arriving on ...
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born 1920 in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
Selected article titles: "Cancellation of NYA Program for Niseis Explained" (p. 1), "1943 Farm Production for Center Outlined by Washington WRA Office" (p. 1), "Packages Under Army Inspection" (p. 1), "Nisei-Owned Hostel Opens in Chicago" (p. 1), "Rise in Patients Reported by Clinic" (p. 1), "Labor Needed in Self Sustaining Farm Program, Says McConnell" (p. 1 ...
Workers in a cornfield (ddr-densho-46-4)
img Workers in a cornfield (ddr-densho-46-4)
The Nakashima farm was largely self-sufficient at its peak. Kamezo Nakashima grew corn for the family's consumption as well as for the dairy cows. This image shows workers preparing the cornstalks as feed. The stalks were chopped into small pieces and then placed in the farm silo (behind the tractor). The Nakashima children stomped down ...
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
A booklet of 50th Golden Anniversary 442 RCT includes mostly images of the events during the 5 days anniversary held in Hawaii. Also includes massages from Bill Clinton, U.S. President, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C., and addresses delivered by Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, Hawaii ...
Dairy farm (ddr-densho-46-2)
img Dairy farm (ddr-densho-46-2)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima were from Saga-ken, Japan. They settled in Days, Washington in the early 1900s. Their 1,300-acre farm was largely self-sustaining and the Nakashimas purchased only dry goods. Produce such as corn, potatoes, lettuce, and fruit were grown on the farm. The property line of the farm extended far beyond the tree line ...
Issei clearing land (ddr-densho-46-3)
img Issei clearing land (ddr-densho-46-3)
Karoku (George) Nakashima helps clear the land on his family's dairy farm. Clearing farmland was an arduous task, since many areas were heavily wooded and riddled with stumps or were swampland. Issei were unable to purchase land in their own names due to alien land laws (and were prohibited, until 1954, from becoming American citizens ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
Selected article titles: "Two Elected Directors of Co-op Board. Run-off Election Needed to Selected 12 More Members" (p. 1), "Civil Service Jobs Re-Open. WRA Plan for Use Of Nisei In Gov't. Jobs Meets Approval" (p. 1), "Naturalization Assured Alien Volunteers In War Powers Act" (p. 1), "New Barracks for WRA Staff Members To Overlook Canal ...
Joseph Frisino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-117)
vh Joseph Frisino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-117)
Male of Italian and Irish descent. Born 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland. Grew up in the countryside outside of Baltimore with his parents, younger sister, and maternal grandmother. Raised Catholic, he attended public schools until graduating in 1936 at age seventeen. Began working for the Baltimore News Post in 1937 until the draft of 1940 when he ...
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