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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.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
Excerpt: "This is one of the most leisurely Sundays in a long time. To begin with, I was supposed to have gone to Boise and didn't." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
Excerpt: "Evelyn Rose of the Washington statistics office -- she spent two weeks here last June and lived in the dorms -- was here again week before last." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-66)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-66)
Excerpt: "Mr. Harke finally got around to breaking the log jam and also seemed to realize that he was working at cross purposes to my job." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
Excerpt: "Since then it has been a series of slow days that would have been leisurely if they hadn't been haunted by uncertainty and insidious developments." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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 the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist.
Tsuguo
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-123-14)
Journey to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho; booing a teacher who spoke of "democracy" in camp

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

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-350-22)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-350-22)
Becoming a pharmacist

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 Idaho before eventually returning to …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-350-10)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-350-10)
Recreational activities growing up

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 Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-350-4)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-350-4)
Attending school

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 Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-350-20)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-350-20)
Serving in the military

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 Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-350-5)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-350-5)
Attending Japanese language school

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 Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-350-3)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-350-3)
Growing up in Ketchikan

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 Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-350-18)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-350-18)
Returning to Ketchikan

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 Idaho before eventually returning to …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-350-2)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-350-2)
Parents' arranged marriage

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 Idaho before eventually returning to …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-350-24)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-350-24)
Reflections

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 Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
doc Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Eva Koyama while she was incarcerated at Minidoka in Hunt, Idaho, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. The envelope is postmarked August 3, 1943.
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)
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
Excerpt: "We got off at 11 Friday morning, rode to Burley with Mr. Heley on an errand and took the last seats in the bus from there." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-24)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-24)
Excerpt: "Monday noon one of my favorite seniors came in with word he had to go home to bed and would probably have a hernia operation Thursday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-44)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-44)
Excerpt: "We started our testing program Monday -- a little sooner than I would have liked, but the pressure was on so I 'broke my neck' over it." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Testimony of Akio Yanagihara (ddr-densho-67-179)
doc Testimony of Akio Yanagihara (ddr-densho-67-179)
Written testimony of Akio Yanagihara of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Personal Experiences at Puyallup and Minidoka Centers." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto (ddr-densho-67-293)
doc Testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto (ddr-densho-67-293)
Written testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto. Incarcerated at 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.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-37)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-37)
Excerpt: "The first and most important reason for writing is to tip you off that if you receive a call from Father Daisuke Kitagawa, I have sent him." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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.
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