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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.

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.

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.
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.

Narrator Eiko Nishihara

Nisei female. Born June 4, 1926, in Watsonville, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. Following World War II, returned to Watsonville.

Narrator Yoshiko Nishihara

Nisei female. Born August 7, 1927, in Watsonville, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. Following World War II, returned to Watsonville.

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 ...

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.

Narrator Kimiko Nakashima

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 ...
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 ...

Narrator Chico Uyeda

Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. Family moved to the Fresno area to avoid going to camp, but was still sent to the Fresno assembly center, California. Was a member of an advance crew that went early to help set up the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas.

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 ...

Narrator Rose Nakagawa

Nisei female. Born May 7, 1915, in Auburn, Washington. Mother died at a young age, and was adopted by aunt and her family. Grew up in Washington state before moving to Fresno, California. Married and had a child before World War II, then removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After ...
Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
doc Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
A book order form. Books published by TecCom Productions include: Manzanar, Tule Lake, Rohwer, Heart Mountain, Assembly Center I (Santa Anita, Pomona, Fresno, Tulare, Pinedale, Salinas), Assembly Center II (Turlock, Tanforan, Stockton, Sacramento, Marysville, Portland, Puyallup). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_01_004
Emi Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1015-6)
vh Emi Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1015-6)
Nisei female. Born October 3, 1919, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Watsonville, California, helping on family's strawberry farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Salinas Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After World War II, returned to Watsonville. Ms. Yamamoto passed away in 2009.
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.

Narrator Doris Nitta

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.

Narrator Emi Yamamoto

Nisei female. Born October 3, 1919, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Watsonville, California, helping on family's strawberry farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Salinas Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After World War II, returned to Watsonville.
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.
Eiko Nishihara - Yoshiko Nishihara Interview (ddr-densho-1015-10)
vh Eiko Nishihara - Yoshiko Nishihara Interview (ddr-densho-1015-10)
Nisei females. Eiko Nishihara born June 4, 1926, and Yoshiko Nishihara, born August 17, 1927. Born in Watsonville, California, part of a large family. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. Following World War II, returned to Watsonville, and married two brothers ...
Sat Kuwamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-7)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-7)
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.

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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.
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