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Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
vh Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1925, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to Florin after the war.
Doris Nitta Interview (ddr-manz-1-108)
vh Doris Nitta Interview (ddr-manz-1-108)
Nisei female. Born December 28, 1929, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to California.
Richard M. Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-161)
vh Richard M. Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-161)
Sansei male. Born January 29, 1932, in Florin, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, where father ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, returned with family to Florin. Removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in 1943, transferred to the Jerome concentration ...
Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
vh Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
Nisei male. Born February 1, 1924, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where family operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and settled in Chicago, Illinois.
Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook (ddr-densho-325-4)
img Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook (ddr-densho-325-4)
Photographs of Hisa's kindergarten class in Florin, California. Ms. Whilhite also includes the history of Hisa's family.
Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
vh Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
Nisei female. Born November 17, 1922, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. Just prior to World War II, attended sewing school in Los Angeles. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married in camp, and moved to Denver, Colorado.
Family outside Japantown grocery store (ddr-densho-151-323)
img Family outside Japantown grocery store (ddr-densho-151-323)
Original caption: Florin, California. In front of grocery store owned by resident of Japanese descent, two days before evacuation.
Issei father (ddr-densho-151-310)
img Issei father (ddr-densho-151-310)
Original caption: Near Florin, California. This Issei, the father of seven children, came to the United States from Japan when he was a boy. Formerly he was in the wholesale grocery business in Los Angeles and came to Florin, California just before the freezing order came through for all persons of Japanese ancestry.
Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
vh Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
Nisei female. Born November 27, 1919, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived and worked for a time in Utah before eventually returning to ...
Japantown store prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-324)
img Japantown store prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-324)
Original caption: Florin, California. Scene on Main Street in this small agriculture town occupied largely by residents of Japanese ancestry, who will be evacuated in two days.
Children playing in Japantown (ddr-densho-151-322)
img Children playing in Japantown (ddr-densho-151-322)
Original caption: Florin, California. Businesses are being sold by owners of Japanese ancestry. Evacuation of all residents of Japanese descent from this area is due in two days.
Buddhist priest locking temple door (ddr-densho-151-311)
img Buddhist priest locking temple door (ddr-densho-151-311)
Original caption: Florin, California. Hands of Reverend Naito (Buddhist priest) are here as he locks the door of his church. The beads are carried by Buddhist priests at all times.
George Uchida - Leo Uchida Interview (ddr-manz-1-61)
vh George Uchida - Leo Uchida Interview (ddr-manz-1-61)
Nisei males, brothers. Mr. George Uchida was born March 14, 1929, and Mr. Leo Uchida was born June 15, 1926, both in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin as part of a very large family. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Following the war, George Served in the Air Force and ...
Testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-densho-67-255)
doc Testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-densho-67-255)
Written testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura, born in Florin, California. Incarcerated in the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Rose Inouye (ddr-densho-67-271)
doc Testimony of Rose Inouye (ddr-densho-67-271)
Written testimony of Rose Inouye, born in Florin, California. Incarcerated in the Fresno Assembly Center, California, the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Soldier and mother (ddr-densho-151-45)
img Soldier and mother (ddr-densho-151-45)
Original WRA caption: Florin, Sacramento County, California. A soldier and his mother in a strawberry field. The soldier, age 23, volunteered July 10, 1941, and is stationed at Camp Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was furloughed to help his mother and family prepare for their evacuation. He is youngest of six years children, two of them volunteers ...
Japantown store prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-325)
img Japantown store prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-325)
Original caption: Florin, California. View on main street of this little agriculture town in the center of the strawberry and grape-producing area occupied mostly by residents of Japanese ancestry. Evacuation is due in two days of people of Japanese descent from this community.
View of Main Street prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-321)
img View of Main Street prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-321)
Original caption: Florin, California. Main Street of this small town in the center of the strawberry and grape- producing area. Most of the population of this section is of residents of Japanese ancestry who will be evacuated in two days to assembly centers where they will await transfer to War Relocation Authority centers to spend the ...
Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-151-312)
img Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-151-312)
Original caption: Florin, California. This American soldier of Japanese ancestry is shown at the railroad station of a small town in an agricultural community. He and nine other service men of Japanese ancestry received furloughs to enable them to come home to assist their families get ready for evacuation from their west coast homes. He is ...
Shigeo Kihara Interview (ddr-manz-1-114)
vh Shigeo Kihara Interview (ddr-manz-1-114)
Sansei male. Born January 15, 1935, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in the Florin area where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, moved with family to live and work at Seabrook Farms, New Jersey. Eventually returned to Sacramento.
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