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George Kikuta Interview (ddr-manz-1-40)
vh George Kikuta Interview (ddr-manz-1-40)
Kibei male. Born March 3, 1942, in Los Angeles, California. At only a few months of age, removed to the Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps, California. Expatriated to Japan with family during World War II. Grew up in Japan before returning to Los Angeles for high school. Later studied accounting, and became one of the ...
Beverly Lake (ddr-njpa-1-854)
img Beverly Lake (ddr-njpa-1-854)
Caption on reverse: "This 'Dream Girl' is Beverly Lake, who won her title in a personality-beauty contest in Los Angeles last june. Miss Lake, a senior at the University of California at Los Angeles, was selected from among 10 contestants to be 'Dream Girl' in a 'Blanding's Dream House Contet' to raise funds for a new ...
Japanese American National Museum Collection (ddr-janm-13)
Collection Japanese American National Museum Collection (ddr-janm-13)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in by the Japanese American National Museum of Los Angeles, California in partnership with Densho. For more information about the museum, please visit www.janm.org.
doc "Dislocations Hit California Young" (ddr-densho-96-15)
Full headline: "Dislocations Hit California Young. National Headquarters And All Chapters Busy Lending Assistance; Jobs Lost In Civil Service; No More Later. Los Angeles Will Make Survey"
Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
vh Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
Nisei male. Born March 10, 1932, in Hollywood, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Sanger, California, to avoid mass removal, but were sent to camp anyway when the removal area was expanded. Removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles, finished school, and became a ...
Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Mr. Masao Okine (ddr-csujad-5-279)
doc Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Mr. Masao Okine (ddr-csujad-5-279)
A letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Masao Okine. It confirms Masao Okine's membership with Los Angeles County Farm Bureau Flower Department. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_14_001
Mary Jean Spallino Interview (ddr-manz-1-168)
vh Mary Jean Spallino Interview (ddr-manz-1-168)
White female. Born June 18, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and attended UCLA. During World War II, recruited to teach at the Manzanar concentration camp.
Nancy Kyoko Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-463)
vh Nancy Kyoko Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-463)
Sansei female. Born May 20, 1945, at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Shortly after birth, parents returned to the Los Angeles, California, area, where they had been living before World War II. Grew up in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, and was involved in judo along with father, who was a judo instructor. ...
Akira Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-15)
vh Akira Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-15)
Nisei male. Born July 2, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. Lost both parents at an early age, and was responsible for younger siblings. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. In camp, was a key figure in Manzanar's guayule project. After leaving camp, returned to ...
Chikaye Sande Azeka Hashimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1003-6)
vh Chikaye Sande Azeka Hashimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1003-6)
Nisei female. Born May 29, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents ran a cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, with family. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles where parents reestablished the family business. Studied and performed Japanese classical dance during and after ...
Archie Miyatake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-299)
vh Archie Miyatake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-299)
Nisei male. Born November 6, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father, renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake, established a photo studio. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. In camp, father became the camp's photographer. After the war, Archie Miyatake returned to Los Angeles and eventually took ...
Hy Shishino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-386)
vh Hy Shishino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-386)
Nisei male. Born June 25, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area where parents owned a flower shop. During World War II removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and worked in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for several years before returning to Los ...
M. Jack Takayanagi - Mary Takayanagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-123)
vh M. Jack Takayanagi - Mary Takayanagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-123)
Nisei male and female, married couple. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left to attend college in Des Moines, Iowa, and eventually settled in Portland, Oregon.
Testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura (ddr-densho-67-281)
doc Testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura (ddr-densho-67-281)
Written testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura, born in Los Angeles, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-141)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-141)
Excerpt: "Please forgive me for not writing more often. I guess a little excitement of being home causes me to forget!" Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-131)
img Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-131)
A group photograph of the tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party in front of Japan Air Line airplane at Los Angeles International Airport before departure. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_003
Masako Yoshida Interview (ddr-manz-1-153)
vh Masako Yoshida Interview (ddr-manz-1-153)
Nisei female. Born July 14, 1924, in Seattle, Washington. Spent early years in Seattle before family moved to the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a janitor at a wholesale produce market. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to work in Detroit, ...
John Wakamatsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-75)
vh John Wakamatsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-75)
Sansei male. Born August 2, 1952, in Los Angeles, California. In this interview, discusses his father's life as a Nisei and soldier in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.
Mo Nishida Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-380)
vh Mo Nishida Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-380)
Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the ...
Mo Nishida Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-382)
vh Mo Nishida Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-382)
Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the ...
June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Interview (ddr-densho-1000-453)
vh June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Interview (ddr-densho-1000-453)
Nisei female. Born October 17, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, and was involved at an early age with traditional Japanese dancing and stage performance. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, family resettled in Denver, ...
Testimony of Peter Okada (ddr-densho-67-218)
doc Testimony of Peter Okada (ddr-densho-67-218)
Written testimony of Peter Okada of Los Angeles, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family."
Kay Uno Kaneko Interview (ddr-densho-1000-282)
vh Kay Uno Kaneko Interview (ddr-densho-1000-282)
Nisei female. Born October 7, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, age nine when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, so family could ...
Takeshi Nakayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-369)
vh Takeshi Nakayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-369)
Nisei male. Born April 15, 1937, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived with family in the Burbank trailer camp before returning to Los Angeles. Established a ...
Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
vh Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Watts, California, where parents ran a grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles.
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