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Roy Ebihara Interview (ddr-densho-1009-1)
vh Roy Ebihara Interview (ddr-densho-1009-1)
Nisei male. Born January 11, 1934, in Clovis, New Mexico, where father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. On January 19, 1942, officials rounded up all of the Japanese Americans in Clovis and removed them from the town without warning in the middle of the night in response to an angry mob of townspeople who were ...
Kenji Maruko Interview (ddr-densho-1010-8)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview (ddr-densho-1010-8)
Sansei male. Born December 13, 1920, in Fresno, California. Father was born in Hawaii, mother was born in Japan. Grew up in Fresno, where parents ran a successful bicycle shop and general store. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty ...
Frank Sumida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-261)
vh Frank Sumida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-261)
Nisei male. Born August 10, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. Grew up primarily in Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a restaurant. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita assembly Center, California, where he participating in running an organized gambling operation. Moved briefly to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before being sent to ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 20 (July 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-47)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 20 (July 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-47)
Selected article titles: "Labor Quotas Set to Cut Project Payroll. Only Essential Services Retained; Relocation Pushed" (p. 1), "M. Masaoka Testifies at Dies Hearing. Pleads Nisei Be Given "Chinaman's Chance" to Stay" (p. 1), "Eight Volunteers Leave for SLC" (p. 1), "Heart Mountain Girl Becomes First Nisei to Join WAC" (p. 1), "Hostel Set Up in ...
Mihara Collection (ddr-densho-140)
Collection Mihara Collection (ddr-densho-140)
The Mihara Collection features photographs of the Mihara family as well as the personal correspondence written by Genji Mihara to his wife during his World War II imprisonment in various detention camps. Mihara, a prominent Issei leader of the Japanese American community, was arrested immediately following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and ...
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama details the efforts she and others have made on behalf of her husband. While her husband was incarcerated at Camp Livingston, Louisiana, Mrs. Koyama submitted numerous documents pertaining to her husband's educational history in the ...
Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-138-9)
vh Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-138-9)
Arranging a trip out of camp to visit father in Lordsburg, New Mexico before induction into the army

William Toshio Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was interviewed individually on November 14, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the ...