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Issei gathered for memorial service (ddr-densho-259-364)
img Issei gathered for memorial service (ddr-densho-259-364)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "A group of mostly adult Issei men and women in formal dress in a small meeting hall. I believe that this was the Knights of Pythias Hall which the early Issei pioneers rented for their events. [In this picture,] the Issei remembered their comrades who had earlier died in Hood River...A ...
Sab Akiyama Interview (ddr-one-7-48)
vh Sab Akiyama Interview (ddr-one-7-48)
Nisei male. Born April 7, 1924, in Oak Grove, Oregon. Grew up in the Hood River, Oregon, area, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army during ...
Takashi Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1000-45)
vh Takashi Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1000-45)
Kibei male. Born 1917 in Hood River, Oregon. Lived in Seattle, Washington, before being taken to Japan by mother at the age of three. Completed elementary through high school in Japan. Returned to Seattle at seventeen years of age. Continued education in United States. Drafted in 1942 and was an instructor for the Military Intelligence Service ...
Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry Interview (ddr-one-7-59)
vh Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry Interview (ddr-one-7-59)
Nisei female. Born October 24, 1925, in Parkdale, Oregon. Grew up in Parkdale, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, before transferring with family to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend sewing school in New York before ...

Narrator Minoru Yasui

Nisei male. Born October 19, 1916, in Hood River, Oregon. Earned a law degree from the University of Oregon law school and was practicing law prior to World War II. In 1942, deliberately defied the curfew imposed upon Japanese Americans in Portland, Oregon, and was arrested. His case was tried, and he was sentenced to one ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 40 (December 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-116)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 40 (December 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-116)
Selected article titles: "Heavy Nisei Casualties Reported in Recent Fight" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Scratches Names of Nisei in Army" (p. 1), "Gresham Organizes Anti-Japanese, Inc." (p. 1), "Chicago To Be Cultural Center of Nisei -- J. Brenton" (p. 1), "No Permits Needed By Aliens On Short Term Leave" (p. 1), "Marriages Must Be Reported to ...
Takashi Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-4)
vh Takashi Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-4)
Kibei male. Born 1917 in Hood River, Oregon. Lived in Seattle, Washington, before being taken to Japan by mother at the age of three. Completed elementary through high school in Japan. Returned to Seattle at seventeen years of age. Continued education in United States. Drafted in 1942 and was an instructor for the Military Intelligence Service ...
Taylor Tomita Interview (ddr-one-7-61)
vh Taylor Tomita Interview (ddr-one-7-61)
Nisei male. Born February 17, 1922, in Odell, Oregon. Grew up in Odell, where parent ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in the military before returning to the Hood River area.

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Shig Imai Interview (ddr-one-7-49)
vh Shig Imai Interview (ddr-one-7-49)
Nisei male. Born January 16, 1920, in Dee, Oregon. Grew up in Dee, a former sawmill town, where father worked for the Oregon Lumber Company. Shig went to live in Japan for three years at the age of seven before World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, volunteered for the U.S. Army and ...
Minoru Yasui Interview (ddr-densho-1012-3)
vh Minoru Yasui Interview (ddr-densho-1012-3)
Nisei male. Born October 19, 1916, in Hood River, Oregon. Earned a law degree from the University of Oregon law school and was practicing law prior to World War II. In 1942, deliberately defied the curfew imposed upon Japanese Americans in Portland, Oregon, and was arrested. His case was tried, and he was sentenced to one ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 2 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-129)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 2 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-129)
Selected article titles: "Gate Procedure for Visitors to Center Now Put in Effect" (p. 1), "Approved Relocation Suspended" (p. 1), "Lost Battalion Gives Plaque to 442nd Infantry for Rescue" (p. 1), "Bar Association Acts to Protect Minority Rights" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Post to Restore Names of Nisei Men" (p. 1), "Oregon Alien Land Law ...
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