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Nobusuke Kishi's son (ddr-njpa-4-426)
doc Nobusuke Kishi's son (ddr-njpa-4-426)
Caption on front: "PREMIER'S SON: Nobukazu Kishi, 35-year-old son of Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi, arrived in Honolulu this morning at 7:55 from Tokyo by Japan Air Lines, accompanied by one of the premier's private secretaries, Michio Kawabe. They plan to leave here Sunday night for San Francisco to join the prime minister on his official ...
Consolidated Amusement Co. president and employee posing with Japanese actors (ddr-njpa-2-969)
img Consolidated Amusement Co. president and employee posing with Japanese actors (ddr-njpa-2-969)
Caption on reverse: "Shown above, left to right, are Toei Actress Yoshiko Mita, President John Traut of the Consolidated Amusement Co., Ltd., Toei Actor Chiyonosuke Azuma and Stanley Miyamoto of the Consolidated Amusement Co., Ltd. Traut and Miyamoto greeted Azuma and Miss Mita yesterday at the Honolulu International Airport. Azuma and Mita, together with Kinya Kitaoji ...
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 from the Iliff School ...
John and Aiko Reinecke sitting in a court room (ddr-njpa-2-1082)
img John and Aiko Reinecke sitting in a court room (ddr-njpa-2-1082)
Caption on reverse: "AS DPI HEARING IN REINECKE CASE OPENED TODAY: Dismissal proceedings against Dr. John E. Reinecke and his wife, Aiko, suspended Honolulu public school teachers, began this morning at 10 in the tax appeal court room of the territorial tax office building. Above, left to right, are Dr. Reinecke, Mrs. Reinecke, Earl L. McTaggart ...
Sankuro Ogasawara and two other Ministry of Finance officials (ddr-njpa-4-1718)
img Sankuro Ogasawara and two other Ministry of Finance officials (ddr-njpa-4-1718)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN FINANCE MINISTER HERE: Sankuro Ogasawara (center), Japanese finance minister, was a brief visitor here Saturday night enroute to Washington, D.C., where he will attend general meetings of the International Monetary Fund and of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He was accompanied by Gengo Suzuki (left), financial commissioner, and Taroichi Yoshida, ...
Wives and children of Japanese Consulate officials (ddr-njpa-4-488)
img Wives and children of Japanese Consulate officials (ddr-njpa-4-488)
Caption on reverse: "FAMILIES OF LOCAL JAPANESE OVERSEAS AGENCY ARRIVE: Families of three members of the local Japanese Government Overseas Agency staff arrived in Honolulu this morning aboard the APL liner President Wilson from Yokohama. They are, left to right: Mrs. Kazuko Hitomi, wife of Hiroshi Hitomi, assistant representative, with her seven-months' old daughter, Kaoru; Mrs. ...
Louise Kashino - Sadaichi Kubota - Bill Thompson Interview (ddr-densho-1000-32)
vh Louise Kashino - Sadaichi Kubota - Bill Thompson Interview (ddr-densho-1000-32)
In this interview, three Nisei, Louise Kashino, Sadaichi Kubota, and Bill Thompson, discuss their postwar efforts to get Louise Kashino's husband's wartime court-martial conviction vacated. Sadaichi Kubota and Bill Thompson served with Shiro Kashino in the all-volunteer, all-Nisei 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

(This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, ...

Dr. Harvey S. Hardman and Mrs. Hardman arriving in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-555)
img Dr. Harvey S. Hardman and Mrs. Hardman arriving in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-555)
Caption on reverse: "Mental science lecturer: Above are Dr. Harvey S. Hardman, president of the Mental Science Institute of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Hardman. Dr. Hardman arrived here Wednesday night aboard the President Wilson after a three-month visit in Japan, and was met here by Mrs. Hardman who reached Honolulu by plane Tuesday evening from the ...
Article about Maki Akagi (ddr-njpa-5-145)
doc Article about Maki Akagi (ddr-njpa-5-145)
Translation of article: Ms. Maki Akagi, teacher for 35 years, oldest teacher in Honolulu, is retiring. Last Sunday, a farewell party was thrown for Maki Akagi, who worked for Kaimuki Japanese school for the past 20 years. She is the wife of Mr. Takezo Akagi, and she came to Hawaii after teaching in the Saha district, ...
Ehren Watada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-200)
vh Ehren Watada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-200)
Male of Japanese and Chinese American descent. Born 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Graduated from Hawaii Pacific University in 2003, and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Received his officer's commission, and served in Korea in 2004 and 2005. While stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington, in 2006, asked for permission to resign his commission based on his understanding ...

Narrator Ramsay Yosuke Mori

Nisei male. Born February 23, 1933, in Tokyo, Japan. Moved with parents to Hawaii at a young age, and grew up in Honolulu, where family held a prominent position in the community. Just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, parents received a phone call from Japan, which was tapped by the FBI. The U.S. government ...
Jodo missionary with his wife and son (ddr-njpa-4-1519)
img Jodo missionary with his wife and son (ddr-njpa-4-1519)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Reverend Reikai Nozaki, who resided at the Jodo mission in Hawaii for a couple years, came to Hawaii on his way home with his wife, Shizuyo, and son, Reijun, and visited our company led by [?] of Haleiwa Jodo and talked with the press. He will stay until the Asama Maru arrives ...
Governor Samuel Wilder King and others listening to a speech (ddr-njpa-2-255)
img Governor Samuel Wilder King and others listening to a speech (ddr-njpa-2-255)
Caption on reverse: "FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF WALTER-MCCARRAN ACT NOTED: The first anniversary of the Walter-McCarran Act, which eliminated all racial barriers to naturalization in the United States for the first time, was celebrated at a dinner sponsored by the Naturalization Encouragement Association of Honolulu last night at the Waikiki Lau Yee Chai. Frank J. Drees, director ...
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-92)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-92)
Nisei male born July 7, 1925, near San Jose. Grew up in Salinas, California, until he went to Japan at the age of thirteen. Studied in Japan until about 1939. Incarcerated at Salinas Assembly Center, California and Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Volunteered out of camp to serve in the U.S. military. Fought in Europe as a ...
Stuart S. Murray and two men looking at samurai swords (ddr-njpa-2-216)
img Stuart S. Murray and two men looking at samurai swords (ddr-njpa-2-216)
Caption on reverse: "HISTORIC SWORD: A Japanese samurai sword which was given to the Rev. Samuel Chenery Damon by Manjiro Nakahama about a century ago was presented to Rear Adm. S. S. Murray, commandant of the 14th naval district, at a brief ceremony yesterday afternoon at the Honolulu Academy of Arts by Samuel R. Damon, great ...

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 ...
Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview (ddr-densho-1000-316)
vh Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview (ddr-densho-1000-316)
Nisei male. Born February 23, 1933, in Tokyo, Japan. Moved with parents to Hawaii at a young age, and grew up in Honolulu, where family held a prominent position in the community. Just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, parents received a phone call from Japan, which was tapped by the FBI. The U.S. government ...
Wally Yonamine Interview (ddr-janm-13-2)
vh Wally Yonamine Interview (ddr-janm-13-2)
Nisei-han male. Born June 24, 1925, in Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in a small village on a sugar plantation. Played football in high school, transferring to Honolulu. Signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 1947, but ended football career with an injury. In 1951, signed with the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants, the first American to play in ...
Article regarding Hidemi Kon and Hideo Kobayashi (ddr-njpa-4-534)
doc Article regarding Hidemi Kon and Hideo Kobayashi (ddr-njpa-4-534)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Touring the West After Coronation. Hidemi Kon and Hideo Kobayashi. Mr. Hidemi Kon, who is famous for his book "A Night in Hawaii," came to Honolulu last night with his best friend, the critic Hideo Kobayashi. They were on their way back from a tour of the West. Talk Between Kon and ...
Newspaper clippings (ddr-njpa-1-799)
doc Newspaper clippings (ddr-njpa-1-799)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Opposes Amendment of the Anti-Japanese Immigration Law. Congressman Kramer Claims Domestic Depression Allows No Leeway. Charles Kramer is currently staying in Hawaii because of his positions on the congressional committees on immigration and narcotics and is spending most of his time in activities related to those areas. Asked for his feelings on ...
Terry Aratani  -  Fred Matsumura  -  Kenneth Okuma  -  Henry Bruno Yamada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-3)
vh Terry Aratani - Fred Matsumura - Kenneth Okuma - Henry Bruno Yamada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-3)
This interview centers on these individuals' military service during WWII as members of I Company, part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, an all-Japanese American fighting unit and one of the most highly decorated military units in U.S. history. During this interview they discuss their experiences training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi and fighting in Europe during ...
Article regarding Takeo Miki (ddr-njpa-4-931)
doc Article regarding Takeo Miki (ddr-njpa-4-931)
Article: "Progressive Party Leader Of Japan Here. Takeo Miki, chief secretary of the Progressive Party (Kaishinto) of Japan, and Mrs. Miki are visiting in Honolulu today enroute back to Japan after a two months' world tour. They arrived here last night from San Francisco at 10 by plane, and are scheduled to depart for Tokyo tonight ...
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