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Letter to Robin Kramer, Chief of Staff for Mayor Riordan, December 15, 1997 (ddr-csujad-24-204)
doc Letter to Robin Kramer, Chief of Staff for Mayor Riordan, December 15, 1997 (ddr-csujad-24-204)
A letter to Robin Kramer, Chief of Staff for Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, about proposed wording for a commendation to be presented to Weglyn, by city of Los Angeles, declaring February 21, 1998 Michi Nishiura Weglyn day. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_74_03_004
The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-47)
doc The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-47)
A class reunion yearbook. Includes images of the former incarcerees and the reunion event held in Los Angeles, California, July 20-21, 1990. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_16_001
Henry Fukuhara Interview II (ddr-manz-1-65)
vh Henry Fukuhara Interview II (ddr-manz-1-65)
Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.
Henry Fukuhara Interview I (ddr-manz-1-3)
vh Henry Fukuhara Interview I (ddr-manz-1-3)
Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.
Bruce T. Kaji Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-289)
vh Bruce T. Kaji Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-289)
Nisei male. Born May 9, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles and was in high school when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, then was inducted into the army. Joined ...
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-114)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-114)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 23, 1944). Card with illustration in blue/red/white of a snowy village with people walking around. Envelope is postmarked December 23, 1944 from Los Angeles, California.
Frank K. Omatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-373)
vh Frank K. Omatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-373)
Nisei male. Born March 31, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where father worked as a produce buyer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp to work in Chicago, and was drafted into the military. Served with the Military ...
Ann Sugimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-72)
vh Ann Sugimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-72)
Nisei female. Born September 22, 1916, in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Venice, California. Married before World War II, and removed during the war to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Had a child in camp. After leaving Manzanar, lived in Ohio for a number of years before returning to California.
Heidi Sakazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1010-15)
vh Heidi Sakazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1010-15)
Nisei female. Born March 28, 1928, in Clarksburg, California. Grew up in the Sacramento area prewar. During World War II, was removed with family to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, worked in Utah and Los Angeles before eventually returning to Sacramento.
Postcard from Kazumitsu Matsumoto Accounting Office to Mr. Sadatsuka Hamada, June 28, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-300)
doc Postcard from Kazumitsu Matsumoto Accounting Office to Mr. Sadatsuka Hamada, June 28, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-300)
A postcard from Kazumitsu Matsumoto Accounting Office in Los Angeles, California to Sadatsuka Hamada in Compton, California, regarding reparation application. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_06_15_002
Grace Shinoda Nakamura Interview (ddr-densho-1003-8)
vh Grace Shinoda Nakamura Interview (ddr-densho-1003-8)
Nisei female. Born February 18, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Colorado before returning to California. After the war, became a teacher and an artist.

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Thomas Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-297)
vh Thomas Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-297)
Nisei male. Born August 4, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived briefly in Illinois before returning to California.

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Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-145)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-145)
Excerpt: "I certainly am not keeping up with my correspondence but I can tell you that I at least came home with a good grade on my report card." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Postcard from Rafu Zenshuji Betsuin to Mr. M. Hamada, February 1, 1950 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-299)
doc Postcard from Rafu Zenshuji Betsuin to Mr. M. Hamada, February 1, 1950 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-299)
An announcement from Rafu Zenshuji Betsuin, Los Angeles, California, to M. Hamada regarding an annual meeting. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_06_15_001
Patricia Mariko Morikawa Sakamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-167)
vh Patricia Mariko Morikawa Sakamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-167)
Sansei female. Born April 20, 1944, in Manzanar, California. Parents married in camp, but separated soon after when father returned with his family to Japan. Left Manzanar for the Burbank trailer camp, then moved with mother and stepfather to Los Angeles, California. Active with the Manzanar Committee.
Alan Kumamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-464)
vh Alan Kumamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-464)
Sansei male. Born January 21, 1940, in Los Angeles, California. While very young, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Father joined the Military Intelligence Service out of camp, and Alan and his mother resettled in Chicago, Illinois. After father rejoined the family, they returned to ...
Carolyn Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-217)
vh Carolyn Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-217)
Sansei female. Born June 2, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. Family removed to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, and resettled in Denver, Colorado, after World War II. Moved to Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1950. Returned to Colorado and attended high school and college in Denver. Worked as a speech pathologist and educator. Active in ...
William Hohri Interview (ddr-densho-1000-264)
vh William Hohri Interview (ddr-densho-1000-264)
Nisei male. Born March 13, 1927, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. One of the major players in the movement for Japanese American redress and reparations, Mr. Hohri founded the National Council for Japanese American Redress (NCJAR).
Department of Justice Alien Enemy Control Unit Routing Slip (ddr-one-5-221)
doc Department of Justice Alien Enemy Control Unit Routing Slip (ddr-one-5-221)
Photocopy of a declassified routing slip for Keizaburo Koyama. In the remarks section of the slip, a rehearing was recommend on July 30, 1943 and that files for Koyama's case were requested and then transferred to Los Angeles, California.
Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-374-4)
vh Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-374-4)
Moving to Los Angeles, California

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 of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

K. C. Lee: chop suey supplies oriental medicines (ddr-csujad-5-170)
doc K. C. Lee: chop suey supplies oriental medicines (ddr-csujad-5-170)
A business card of K. C. Lee, chop suey supplies, oriental medicines. A store in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_15_007
Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
vh Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
Nisei female. Born November 17, 1922, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. Just prior to World War II, attended sewing school in Los Angeles. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married in camp, and moved to Denver, Colorado.
John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
vh John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
Nisei male. Born January 14, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Azusa, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Returned to Azusa after leaving camp worked for the Forest Service.
Yooichi Wakamiya Interview (ddr-manz-1-87)
vh Yooichi Wakamiya Interview (ddr-manz-1-87)
Nisei male. Born July 10, 1933, in Hawthorne, California. Grew up in Hawthorne where parents ran a flower growing business. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived with family for a time in a trailer camp in Los Angeles, ...
Taneyuki Dan Harada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-306)
vh Taneyuki Dan Harada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-306)
Kibei male. Born June 17, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles before moving to Japan and attending school. Returned to the U.S. in 1938, and was attending high school when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While ...
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