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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 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 ...

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 ...
Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-4)
vh Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-4)
Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration ...
Art Ishida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-363)
vh Art Ishida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-363)
Nisei male. Born June 2, 1921, in Fresno, California. Grew up in the Gardena area of Los Angeles, California, before moving to Japan with parents in 1929 and returning to California in the 1930s. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Gave a qualified answer ...

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 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.
Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer Interview (ddr-densho-1000-375)
vh Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer Interview (ddr-densho-1000-375)
Nisei female. Born November 25, 1932, in Harwick, California. During World War II, at the age of nine, removed with family to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp resettled in Chicago for a time before moving to Florida to attend college. In 1958, appeared in the ...

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.
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-3)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-3)
Selected article titles: "1,210 More Evacuees Arrive. New Citizens Fill Center to Capacity" (p. 1), "Huge Improvement Work Started. Skilled Men Busy Making Equipment" (p. 1), "Presenting Our New Friends" (p. 1), "New Evacuees Must List Address Change" (p. 1), "Americanism" (p. 2), "Manzanar Propagates 200,000 Guayules" (p. 3), "No Tickee No Washee" (p. 3), "From ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 7 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-27)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 7 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-27)
Selected article titles: "Dimout Order Affects Center. New DeWitt Ruling Bans Bright Light. Move is Coast Wide" (p. 1), "Center Voters Show Interest in Election. Ballots Number 1,547" (p. 1), "Editorial: Attend Issei 'Hobby Day' and Note Achievement" (p. 2), "Education Department Plans Hobby Display" (p. 3), "New Toys, Books, to be Purchased" (p. 3), "Farm ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 10 (June 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-10)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 10 (June 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-10)
Selected article titles: "Farm Project is in Full Swing. 25 Victory Gardens are Cultivated" (p. 1), "Time Limit for Visits Lengthened" (p. 1), "'Snack' Age Extended" (p. 1), "Bank Service Starts Friday" (p. 1), "First Baby is Born in Center" (p. 3), "Recreation Leaders' Course is Offered" (p. 3), "Blood Donors Wanted" (p. 4), "JACL Leaders ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 3 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-43)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 3 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-43)
Selected article titles: "Center Population Drops to 3812. Residents of K Embark for Project Site" (p. 1), "No Alligators, Snakes in Jerome, Scribe Says" (p. 1), "Curtain Slowly Coming Down on Activities Here" (p. 1), "Editorial: United We Stand or Divided We Fall" (p. 2), "'Conditions Good' Say Queried Advance Crew" (p. 3), "Introducing Jerome Staff ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 5 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-25)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 5 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-25)
Selected article titles: "'Hey Days' Program Starts Tonight. Musicale, Ball Game, Dance Among Two Days' Activities" (p. 1), "Tomorrow is Last Nomination Day" (p. 1), "City Dwellers Must Register Rented Homes" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei Asked to Volunteer for Army Intelligence Corps" (p. 2), "Farm Group Gets Donation of Insecticides, Fertilizers" (p. 3), "Carpenters, Painters Buoy ...
Fresno Center News Vol. I No. 2 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-2)
doc Fresno Center News Vol. I No. 2 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-2)
Selected article titles: "500 Workers Employed in the Center" (p. 1), "Hail!" (p. 1), "Representatives Elected at Meet" (p. 1), "Here's the Election Results" (p. 1), "Opportunity for Education" (p. 2), "Book Drive is Started by Librarian" (p. 3), "Clinic to be Opened" (p. 3), "Don't Cry, Yell Troubleshooters!" (p. 3), "1st Talent Show Held" (p. ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 17 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-17)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 17 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-17)
Selected article titles: "Complete New Stage Under Construction" (p. 1), "Residents Eat Center Grown Vegetables" (p. 1), "Editorial: Citizenship Ban Hits Snag" (p. 2), "Medical Staff Praised" (p. 2), "Nursery Class Reorganized" (p. 3), "Visiting Hours at Hospital Changed Again" (p. 3), "Barber Shop to be Opened Within Week" (p. 4), "Center Infant Dies" (p. 4), ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 19 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-19)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 19 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-19)
Selected article titles: "Clothing Allotment Begins Monday. Warehouse 9 to be Scene of Ordering" (p. 1), "New Center Regulations are Revealed" (p. 1), "Editorial: Pleasing Your Palate" (p. 2), "Refrigeration Compartments are Completed" (p. 3), "No More Neck Stretching Grease Pits Installed" (p. 3), "Whooping Cough 'Shots' to be Given Tuesday" (p. 4), "Warehousemen Eat Chop ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 7 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-7)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 7 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-7)
Selected article titles: "Colorful Program to End Flag Week. Impressive Ceremonies Scheduled" (p. 1), "Flag Day Program" (p. 1), "Improvements" (p. 2), "Hospital 3 Grounds to Be Improved" (p. 3), "Few People Break Curfew Regulations" (p. 3), "Dance Under the Stars" (p. 3), "Children May Get Book Room" (p. 3), "'Cock-Eyed Mayor' From Kaneko-Kai Steals Show" ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 14 (July 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-14)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 14 (July 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-14)
Selected article titles: "Basic English Class Starts, 250 Enrolled" (p. 1), "We're Not Leaving Yet" (p. 1), "Concerning Japanese Print" (p. 1), "Impressive Ceremonies Features Center Fourth" (p. 1), "Recreation Leaders Pave Way for Organized Play" (p. 2), "Improvement Highlights in a Nutshell" (p. 3), "New Evacuees Arrive" (p. 3), "1,000 Eaters Send Melons Down Alimentary ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 12 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-12)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 12 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-12)
Selected article titles: "Shoe Repair, Barber Shops to be Opened" (p. 1), "Boy Scouts Start Drive for Rubber" (p. 1), "Pipes Installed" (p. 2), "Trash Disposal" (p. 2), "Program is Planned for July Fourth" (p. 3), "Diptheria 'Shots' to be Given Children" (p. 3), "Center Store Has More Merchandise" (p. 3), "Beautification Program in Full Swing" ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 4 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-4)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 4 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-4)
Selected article titles: "Talent Parade on Tap Tonight. Amateurs to Compete for Prizes. Varety [Variety] Show Billed" (p. 1), "Workers Needed in Montana" (p. 1), "Blackout Instructions" (p. 1), "On Sanitation" (p. 2), "Pastimers Collide in Freak Accident" (p. 3), "Santa Anita Loses 5,000 Pop Bottles" (p. 3), "Baton Twirling Class is Planned" (p. 3), "Issei ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 4 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-24)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 4 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-24)
Selected article titles: "Residents to Elect Panel of 21. Issei, Nisei 16 and Over May Participate" (p. 1), "Hog Producing Class to be Started Soon" (p. 1), "Applications for Absentee Voters Available Here" (p. 1), "Like Carving? Don't Practice on Fig Trees" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei Urged to Exercise Voting Power at Primary Election" (p. 2), ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 3 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-23)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 3 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-23)
Selected article titles: "Coupon Books Give Way to Pay Checks" (p. 1), "New Courses Added to Education Curriculum" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cultural Cultivation Vital to Our Physical Well-Being" (p. 2), "Radishes are Harvested by Farming Crew" (p. 3), "Sacramento County Voters Should Write to County Clerk" (p. 3), "More Clothes Ordered Than Was Expected" (p. 4), ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 1 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-21)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 1 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-21)
Selected article titles: "Tots Splash Happily as Pool Opens" (p. 1), "Pickling Done on Big Scale" (p. 1), "Do Not Order Clothing Now if Not Needed" (p. 1), "Editorial: Profane Language is Bad Example for Children" (p. 2), "Time for Injections Changed at Hospital I" (p. 3), "Bedbugs? Don't Scratch, Call the Eradicators" (p. 3), "Educational ...
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