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Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-16)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-16)
Excerpt: "Here's another installment which, according to my records brings our total to $105 and wipes out the very helpful loan..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-17)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-17)
Excerpt: "Monday night we learned at choir that instead of a rehearsal Thursday we were getting a farewell concert for the project." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-70)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-70)
Excerpt: "Tonight I am quite well caught up, with my grades all ready and the senior grade point averages under way." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Frances Haglund Collection (ddr-densho-275)
Collection Frances Haglund Collection (ddr-densho-275)
The Frances Haglund Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and other miscellaneous documents about Frances Haglund's time as a teacher at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-350-17)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-350-17)
Attending school in Minidoka, not studying very hard

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in ...

Robert T. Ohashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-350)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-350)
Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

(Nisei male. ...

Japanese Americans working in a wood shop (ddr-densho-39-41)
img Japanese Americans working in a wood shop (ddr-densho-39-41)
Original museum description: Photograph, snapshot size, black and white glossy of three men working at a wood shop at the Minidoka, Idaho camp. They are making wooden trucks. (Info from original museum description)
Testimony of Frank H. Komoto (ddr-densho-67-302)
doc Testimony of Frank H. Komoto (ddr-densho-67-302)
Written testimony of Frank H. Komoto. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Yutaka Fujikado (ddr-densho-67-279)
doc Testimony of Yutaka Fujikado (ddr-densho-67-279)
Written testimony of Yutaka Fujikado, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Kikuno Kimura (ddr-densho-67-301)
doc Testimony of Kikuno Kimura (ddr-densho-67-301)
Written testimony of Kikuno Kimura, born in Japan. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Shokichi Tokita (ddr-densho-67-216)
doc Testimony of Shokichi Tokita (ddr-densho-67-216)
Written testimony of Shokichi Tokita. Incarcerated in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Prewar Climate, Family Impact and Reparation."
Yoshihara Collection (ddr-densho-126)
Collection Yoshihara Collection (ddr-densho-126)
The Yoshihara Collection consists of several documents from the 1940s, including a poem written in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, an application for U.S. citizenship, and government-issued identification cards.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-41)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-41)
Excerpt: "This is intended as a timely greeting in lieu of a phone call or telegram. I hope it will find you having a pleasant, cozy Christmas 'on the home front'!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-31)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-31)
Excerpt: "Sorry I'm late again but last night I taught Jerry Fogarty's Americanization class from 7 till 8 and then went to a meeting..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-53)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-53)
Excerpt: "Monday before last I was invited to Father Joe's for a farewell dinner for Miss Hiota. It was all Japanese food with chopsticks." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Helen Amerman Manning Collection (ddr-densho-171)
Collection Helen Amerman Manning Collection (ddr-densho-171)
This collection contains documents donated to Densho by Helen Amerman Manning, a high school teacher at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, during World War II. The collection includes several publications by the War Relocation Authority.
Nobuko Omoto Interview (ddr-densho-1001-11)
vh Nobuko Omoto Interview (ddr-densho-1001-11)
Nisei female. Born December 20, 1923, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed along with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, before moving to Minidoka, Idaho, in early 1943. Returned to Bainbridge Island after the war.
Tats Kojima Interview (ddr-densho-1001-10)
vh Tats Kojima Interview (ddr-densho-1001-10)
Nisei male. Born 1923 in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Age 18 when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, was removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California. Later transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Became an auto mechanic after World War II.
Kay Endo Interview (ddr-manz-1-104)
vh Kay Endo Interview (ddr-manz-1-104)
Nisei male. Born September 26, 1933, in Milwaukie, Oregon. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Oregon.
Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
Nisei female. Born February 25, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist. Mrs. Kurose passed away on May 24, 1998.
Tsuguo
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-124-2)
Active in establishing camp high school, clubs at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Narrator June Takahashi

Nisei female. Born 1926 in Petersburg, Alaska. Both mother and father were jailed in Petersburg after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in Seattle, Washington.

Narrator Kay Endo

Nisei male. Born September 26, 1933, in Milwaukie, Oregon. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Oregon.

Narrator Lucy Kirihara

Nisei female. Born February 27, 1931, in Portland, Oregon. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, resettled with family in Minnesota, becoming a teacher in St. Paul.

Narrator Irene Yamauchi Tatsuta

Nisei female. Born May 3, 1935, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Seattle and became a teacher.
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