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Family home (ddr-densho-113-17)
img Family home (ddr-densho-113-17)
Masato Uyeda sits in the window of his house in Hiroshima, Japan.
Nobuko Miyake-Stoner Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-242-1)
vh Nobuko Miyake-Stoner Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-242-1)
Growing up in Hiroshima, Japan, in the years following the atomic bombing
Hideo Hoshide Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-185-17)
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-185-17)
Being assigned to Hiroshima, Japan, as part of the Strategic Bombing Survey
Family portrait (ddr-densho-113-20)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-113-20)
The Uyeda family poses in front of their home in Hiroshima, Japan. Front row (L to R): Masato, Masaharu, Tetsu. Second row: Yorito.
Japanese Americans driving a team of horses (ddr-densho-107-3)
img Japanese Americans driving a team of horses (ddr-densho-107-3)
Left to right: Mr. Zaimoku, Roy Matsumoto, Takeshi Matsumoto and Mrs. Zaimoku. Mr. Zaimoku came from the same village as Roy's grandfather Wakamatsu Matsumoto in Hiroshima, Japan.
Gidra, Vol. II, No 11 (December 1970) (ddr-densho-297-20)
doc Gidra, Vol. II, No 11 (December 1970) (ddr-densho-297-20)
Selected article titles: "Amerasian Culture" (p. 4), "Tenure Denial Stirs Uproar" (p. 6), "Japan Militarism Rising: December 7, 1971" (p. 7), "Hiroshima - Lest We Forget" (p. 12).
Visit to Okimura Island (ddr-one-2-646)
img Visit to Okimura Island (ddr-one-2-646)
Black and white photographic print of approximately twenty unidentified individuals standing on a boat near Okimura Island. According to the donor Okimura Island is close to Hiroshima, Japan.
Family harvesting onions (ddr-densho-107-5)
img Family harvesting onions (ddr-densho-107-5)
Left to right: Heisaku Nakatani (farm hand who came to the U.S. from the same village as Roy's grandfather, Wakamatsu Matsumoto, in Hiroshima, Japan), Roy, Takeshi, and Roy's mother, Tei Matsumoto.
Uyeda Groves Collection (ddr-densho-113)
Collection Uyeda Groves Collection (ddr-densho-113)
The Uyeda Groves collection, 1900s-1950s, features photographs of the Uyeda family, who resided in Hiroshima, Japan, Rock Springs, Wyoming and Seattle, Washington. The collection also includes photographs of Minidoka concentration camp and Seattle's postwar Issei community. The collection donor, Fumiko Uyeda Groves, was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
Mitsu Ito Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1006-1-12)
vh Mitsu Ito Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1006-1-12)
Working as an interpreter in Hiroshima, Japan

This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Marion Tsutakawa Kanemoto Interview Segment 39 (ddr-densho-1000-148-39)
vh Marion Tsutakawa Kanemoto Interview Segment 39 (ddr-densho-1000-148-39)
Learning of oldest brother's life in Japan and his participation in the clean up after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima; reaction to hearing of the end of the war
Family portrait (ddr-densho-322-8)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-322-8)
A portrait of the Kinoshita family. Standing in back: Kazuo and Yoshio Kinoshita. Seated, left to right: Kise, Masao, and Tokuji Kinoshita. Not pictured: daughter Mary Kinoshita Asakawa, who was spending a year in Hiroshima, Japan.
Article about Junzo Fujii and George Fujii (ddr-njpa-5-723)
doc Article about Junzo Fujii and George Fujii (ddr-njpa-5-723)
Translation of article: Junzo Fujii, president of the Hiroshima Fujii company, returned to Hawaii to regain his citizenship after living in Japan for fourteen years. Mr. George Fujii, president of the Hawaii Fujii company, welcomed him at the airport.
Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-29)
img Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-29)
Roy Matsumoto's paternal grandparents. Roy's paternal grandfather, Wakamatsu, was the youngest son of the Matsumoto family. He married his sweetheart and came to Kauai, HI, as a government contract laborer to work in the sugar cane fields. Upon completion of the contract, he came to the mainland United States, leased land in southern California, and operated ...
The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 43 (May 28, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-210)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 43 (May 28, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-210)
"Canada's Japanese Unit Offices Will be Shut as of July 31" (p. 1), "Three Newspapers Support Passage of Judd's Measure for Equality with Editorials" (p. 1), ""House for Hiroshima' Group Will Depart United States for Japan Friday, Jun 24" (p. 1).
Portraits of Issei couple (ddr-densho-107-30)
img Portraits of Issei couple (ddr-densho-107-30)
Roy Matsumoto's mother, Tei Matsumoto, was the youngest daughter of a samurai, Shinjiro Kimura. Her elder brother, Koichi Kimura was Wakaji Matsumoto's (Roy's father's) classmate in school, and a second cousin. Tei managed the Matsumoto farm after Wakamatsu (Roy's grandfather) retired to Japan. Before WWII started, she went to Hiroshima, Japan, with her family. She escaped ...
Nobuko Miyake-Stoner Interview (ddr-densho-1000-242)
vh Nobuko Miyake-Stoner Interview (ddr-densho-1000-242)
Japanese female. Born Feburary 10, 1952, in Hiroshima, Japan. Descendant of survivors of the atomic bombing in 1945. Father was a kamikaze pilot during World War II who was unable to fulfill his mission due to the war's end. Nobuko attended the Hiroshima Jogakuin, a missionary school established for young women. Graduated with an M.A. in ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
Selected article titles: "JACL to Develop TV Series on Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Return Urged for Little Tokyo 'Northside'" (p. 1), "Asian American Music on 'Arista' Label: 'Hiroshima' Sounds Going Nationwide" (p. 3), and "A Background Report: Japan-U.S. Friendship Act" (p. 4).

Narrator Nobuko Miyake-Stoner

Japanese female. Born Feburary 10, 1952, in Hiroshima, Japan. Descendant of survivors of the atomic bombing in 1945. Father was a kamikaze pilot during World War II who was unable to fulfill his mission due to the war's end. Nobuko attended the Hiroshima Jogakuin, a missionary school established for young women. Graduated with an M.A. in ...
Nakano family's house (ddr-csujad-5-17)
Nakano family's house (ddr-csujad-5-17)
A photograph of the Nakano family's house in Hiroshima, Japan, taken in August 1951. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_05_001
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 10 (September 05,1969) (ddr-pc-41-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 10 (September 05,1969) (ddr-pc-41-36)
Select article titles: "16-day Japan Week in San Francisco Starts Today" (p. 1); "Insure American Dream" (p. 1); "N.Y. Asian Americans remember Hiroshima-Nagasaki Holocausts" (p. 3); "Youth Commission meeting productive" (p. 4); "Dr. Noguchi trial may be precedent for Canada Nisei" (p. 6).
[Sueno, Kamekichi, Hideo, and Sawako Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-14)
img [Sueno, Kamekichi, Hideo, and Sawako Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-14)
Photographed are Sueno Nakano and probably Kamekichi, Hideo, and Sawako Nakano. It is probably taken in Hiroshima, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_009
Emperor Hirohito announcing the surrender of Japan (ddr-densho-299-141)
img Emperor Hirohito announcing the surrender of Japan (ddr-densho-299-141)
Caption: "As the dreams of conquest vanish with the A-bomb destruction of Hiroshima and / Nagasaki, Emperor Hirohito, sovereign of Japan, wearing his uniform for the last / time, goes forth to announce the bitter news of 'surrender.' / This photo and next page were confiscated from Japanese newspaper files."
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