Narrator Roy M. Hirabayashi
Sansei male. Born January 1, 1951, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Oakland, and got involved with music at an early age. Attended Cal State Hayward and San Jose State during the Civil Rights Movement. Got involved with civil rights and Asian American issues. Along with wife, PJ Hirabayashi, founded the prominent group San Jose Taiko.
Collection Tsuyako Kitashima Collection (ddr-janm-4)
Various materials from Topaz, Redress, the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations (NCRR), and the Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima. Kitashima was born in Hayward, California in 1918. Her and her family were among the 120,000 Japanese Americans forcefully interned in war relocation camps during World War Two. They were first taken ...
img Procurement and Shoe Rationing [Department] (ddr-csujad-26-106)
Letter from David O'Kane describing provenance and donating the included photo of the Procurement an Shoe Rationing Department at Tule Lake camp to Special Collections at Cal State Hayward. The photo features a group of five Japanese American women with five Caucasian men and women. The verso of the photo reads, "This was taken just before ...