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Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-296)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-296)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-297)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-297)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-298)
img Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-298)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-300)
img Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-300)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-299)
img Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-299)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Fresno Grapevine Collection (ddr-densho-190)
Collection Fresno Grapevine Collection (ddr-densho-190)
This collection consists of issues of the Fresno Grapevine, which was the newspaper for the Fresno Assembly Center, California, open from May 8, 1942, to June 29, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Fresno West Side (ddr-csujad-8-13)
doc Fresno West Side (ddr-csujad-8-13)
Oral history interview with Mr. Nori Masuda, Mrs. Masako Inada, Mrs. Fumi Nakajima, and Mrs. Setsu Hirasuna. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Fresno West Side
University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I (ddr-csujad-26-26)
doc University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I (ddr-csujad-26-26)
Correspondence regarding a profile of incarceree Harry Osaka written by Robert Spencer. The profile was taken during a trip to Fresno for Harry's mother's funeral with Spencer as the escort and includes Harry's life and family story, farm business before incarceration, religious practices, holiday practices, description of funeral. Profile included as part of the Japanese American ...
Momoyo Yamamoto, former farm worker in Fresno County (ddr-csujad-14-1)
img Momoyo Yamamoto, former farm worker in Fresno County (ddr-csujad-14-1)
Momoyo Yamamoto, former farm worker in Fresno County, harvesting spinach at Gila River incarceration camp. November 26, 1942. Photo by Francis Stewart. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_001
Kay Matsuoka Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-48-40)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-48-40)
Returning to Fresno, California, after the war: struggling with illness and making a living

Narrator Miyoko Uzaki

Nisei female. Born January 15, 1920, in Fresno, California. Grew up in the Fresno area where parents farmed grapes. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Fresno.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-295)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-295)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.

Narrator Sat Kuwamoto

Nisei male. Born February 25, 1922, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Fresno, where parents ran several retail stores. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, graduated from the Missouri School of Mines. Returned to Fresno after World War II.
Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-293)
img Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-293)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-292)
img Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-292)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Miyoko Uzaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-156)
vh Miyoko Uzaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-156)
Nisei female. Born January 15, 1920, in Fresno, California. Grew up in the Fresno area where parents farmed grapes. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Fresno.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-294)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-294)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.

Narrator Nori Masuda

Nisei male. Born September 11, 1916, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Fresno in Chinatown, where the city's Chinese and Japanese communities were concentrated. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp to work for Seabrook Farms, New Jersey. Enlisted in the military and served ...

Narrator Kay Ikeda

Nisei female. Born 1922 in Fresno, California, where parents owned a tofu shop. Mother passed away prior to World War II giving birth to twin girls. Married prior to the war. Removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Fresno.

Narrator Ben Y. Tonooka

Nisei male. Born July 17, 1924, in Fowler, California. At an early age, moved with family to Fresno, California. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Transferred to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, after Jerome closed. After leaving camp, lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for ...

Narrator Saburo Masada

Nisei male. Born April 1, 1930, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Caruthers, California, where parents leased a vineyard. During World War II, sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived in Ogden, Utah, and become a minister. Eventually returned to California.
Saburo Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-157)
vh Saburo Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-157)
Nisei male. Born April 1, 1930, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Caruthers, California, where parents leased a vineyard. During World War II, sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived in Ogden, Utah, and become a minister. Eventually returned to California.
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-111-12)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-111-12)
Participating in the Buddhist temple in Fresno, California (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-111-14)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-111-14)
Life in Fresno, California: raising children and learning English (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Narrator Kenji Maruko

Sansei male. Born December 13, 1920, in Fresno, California. Father was born in Hawaii, mother was born in Japan. Grew up in Fresno, where parents ran a successful bicycle shop and general store. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty ...
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