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Letters from Naoji Okine and Haruto Okine to Seichi Okine, August 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-221)
doc Letters from Naoji Okine and Haruto Okine to Seichi Okine, August 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-221)
Contains two letters written by Naoji and Haruto Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi Okine. Both letters are written in Japanese and enclosed in the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_60_001-003
Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-291)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-291)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. He reports to his parents about their relatives and friends in Hiroshima: He took ten days vacation to visit Hiroshima and found that the Hiroshima City was completely destroyed by the atomic ...
Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-432-30)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-432-30)
Hearing about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those ...

Family photograph (ddr-densho-154-1)
img Family photograph (ddr-densho-154-1)
Photo donor's aunt, Masako Nakagawa, pictured with husband Masato, holding their infant daughter Seiko. Also in the photograph are Masako's uncle and aunt, the Yamasakis. Masako was born in Seattle, Washington, but was sent back to Japan at a young age and never returned to the U.S. She died of disease in Hiroshima during World War ...
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-148)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-148)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao Okine writes from Japan where he is stationed as a US Army soldier. This letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. The letter includes updates, informing of the arrival of his parents' four letters written on May 20, ...
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, May 19, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-186)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, May 19, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-186)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei solder. The letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U. S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, he informs that he has received letters from his sister, Hatsuno, his wife, Ayame, and ...
Tokio Yamane Interview (ddr-densho-1000-432)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview (ddr-densho-1000-432)
Kibei male. Born 1922 in Hawaii. Moved with family to Hiroshima at age three, then returned to the Fresno area of the U.S. for high school. During World War II, was sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. While at Jerome, refused to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" and was ...
Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 3, [1946?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-273)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 3, [1946?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-273)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. He thanks his parents for their letters and package containing Masao's requested items. He informs that he is doing well working as a truck driver, and is going to take ten days ...
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."
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 83 (ddr-densho-1000-153-83)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 83 (ddr-densho-1000-153-83)
Taking a side trip to Hiroshima while stationed in Japan

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as such.

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 ...
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