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Joseph Grew receiving the Holland Society's Gold Medal for Distinguised Achievement (ddr-njpa-1-538)
img Joseph Grew receiving the Holland Society's Gold Medal for Distinguised Achievement (ddr-njpa-1-538)
Caption on reverse: "Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan honored in New York. Joseph C. Grew (left), Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of State and former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, - receives the Holland Society's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement from Ottomar H. Van Norden, president of the Society, at ceremonies in New York City. The ...

Narrator Roger Daniels

White male. Born December 1, 1927, in New York City, New York. Charles Phelps Taft Professor Emeritus of History, University of Cincinnati. Served as a consultant to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians from 1981 to 1983. Has researched and written numerous books about the Japanese American experience, including Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese ...

Narrator Tamiko Honda

Nisei female. Born September 14, 1924, in Santa Clara, California. Grew up in Santa Clara and Redwood City, California, before World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, resettled for a time in New York before returning to Redwood City.
Tamiko Honda Interview (ddr-manz-1-94)
vh Tamiko Honda Interview (ddr-manz-1-94)
Nisei female. Born September 14, 1924, in Santa Clara, California. Grew up in Santa Clara and Redwood City, California, before World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, resettled for a time in New York before returning to Redwood City.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 24 (December 13, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 24 (December 13, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-50)
Select article titles: "Vice-Pres. Nixion Presents Falg for Momita Memorial Pole" (p. 1); "New York City bans housing bias" (p. 1); "First war bride to marry American GI to be first to bring parents to U.S." (p. 2); "L.A. County Supervisors support ruling" (p. 8).
Nisei clerk (ddr-densho-114-148)
img Nisei clerk (ddr-densho-114-148)
Original caption: Miss Yukie Konai, Nisei clerk-typist, Special Service, GHQ, Army Forces in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, locates a rest area for a GI. She came to Tokyo from New York City in 1940 and was forced to remain until the conclusion of the war. When her citizenship was reinstated, she secured a position in the ...
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4311 (May 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-24)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4311 (May 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-24)
Selected article titles: "The War Warmed Over"; "Memorial Service Held for Pfc. H. Endo"; "Hood River Not Only Place"; "Closing Dates Set for Center Schools"; "Seek to Repeal California Code Permitting Segregated Schools"; "Young Issei Takes Life in New York City"; "100 Infantry to Play 2 Softball Games This Sunday."
George Yamada Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-187-33)
vh George Yamada Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-187-33)
Description of Japanese American community in New York City postwar

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4288 (March 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-1)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4288 (March 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-1)
Selected article titles: "Nation's First Anti-Discrimination Law Adopted by new York State"; "Service Sunday to Ordain Rev. Sakamoto to Ministry"; "New Yorkers Honor Mine Okubo: Nisei Artist Opens Exhibit of Her Pictures and Center Life"; "Pleas on Camps Scheduled for Denial"; "Nisei Bowlers' League"; "Denver City Tournament Will be Held Next Week"; "6,150 Japanese in U.S. ...
Masanori Katsu (ddr-njpa-4-658)
img Masanori Katsu (ddr-njpa-4-658)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Diet member. Elected from the 4th precinct of Fukuoka. February 20, 1932. Masanori Katsu. Unemployed. Graduated from Tokyo University. Former financial administrator to New York. Kumamoto. Director of Tokyo Tax Administration. Councilor of Ministry of Finance. Deputy Mayor of Tokyo city. Elected 3 times (54 years old)."
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 6 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-604)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 6 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-604)
Selected article titles: "Discharged Poston Vet Accepted as Hollywood Legion Post Member" (p. 1), "Block 12 Mess Hall to Close. Will Combine with Block 5 February 1" (p. 1), "Ten Families Scheduled to Leave Next Monday for Crystal City, Texas" (p. 1), "Do You Know Someone Who Has Lost Baggage?" (p. 2), "Issei Urged to Resettle ...

Narrator Pearl Yoshikawa

Nisei female. Born April 25, 1926, in Vancouver, Washington. Grew up in Vancouver where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, moved to New York City to attend a fashion design school. Eventually resettled in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle (ddr-njpa-1-185)
img Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle (ddr-njpa-1-185)
Caption on reverse: "Smiling Jimmy. Brigadier General James H. (Jimmy) Doolittle, who led the U.S. bombers in the air raid on Tokio [sic], had this big smile for the camera at a dinner in New York City at which he was made a life member of the Army and Navy Legion of Valor. (Not for use ...
Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate (ddr-njpa-1-506)
img Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate (ddr-njpa-1-506)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Sports News September 29, 1936. Extremely Popular Gehrig. (New York) Domei. Officer candidates from our Training Fleet, which is currently visiting New York City on a training cruise, attended a baseball game between the Yankees and St. Louis Browns at Yankee Stadium on August 27. Since there were many [illegible] ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 99 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-141)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 99 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-141)
Selected article titles: "Employment Cut to 4,575 by September 1 -- Bennett. Post Segregation Job Outlook Good" (p. 1), "Inoculation for Dogs to Start" (p. 1), "Trend: Rivers Faces Meat Shortage" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cincinnatus Lives Up to Name" (p. 2), "New York City Union Welcomes Evacuee Help" (p. 2), "Limited: Family Reunion at Crystal City" ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 125 (October 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-211)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 125 (October 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-211)
Selected article titles: "Peace Officers Hear Cozzens"; "Abiko Visitor Here"; "On the Other Hand"; "League Will Sponsor Talk by Army Officer"; "Nisei Linguists Trained and Being Sent to Japan"; "Sugiharas Return from Visit to New York City"; "Returnees Still Don't Have to Sleep in Parks"; "Nisei Attorney Opens His Office in Raisin City"; "Approve Sake Factory ...
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4294 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-7)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4294 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-7)
Selected article titles: "Resettlement Assistance Fund to be Available to Nisei After Liquidation of WRA"; "Shopping and School Activities Occupy Family of Issei Architect in New York City"; "Ickes Believes West Will Not Tolerate Evacuee Persecution"; "Probe of Titles of Japanese Land Opens in Placer"; "2 Nisei Girls Commissioned Nurse"; "Nisei Bowlers' League"; "Manchu Bears Take ...
Edward K. Honda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-244)
vh Edward K. Honda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-244)
Sansei male. Born July 7, 1945, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Parents were from Hawaii, but father was picked up by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and mother went to rejoin him on the mainland. After leaving camp, lived briefly in New York City before returning to Hawaii, where parents separated. ...
Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
img Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
Original caption: Private First Class George Inouye, an American of Japanese descent who was wounded in Italy, listening to a Japanese American band that entertained wounded U.S. soldiers at Halloran General Hospital in New York City. The entertainers, who had been defense workers and students before volunteering for the U.S. Army in Hawaii a year earlier, ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 24 (June 18, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 24 (June 18, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-24)
Selected article titles: "St. Mary's Drum & Bugle Corps: Chinese rejects Elks parade invite" (p. 1), "New York JACL fights in court to have 'JAP' trademark banned" (p. 1), "Industrialist predicts private clubs will drop restrictive policy in '70s" (p. 1), "Seattle human relations dept. needs more bite in subpoenas, from budget" (p. 1), "Japan publicizes ...
Nisei soldier with family (ddr-densho-37-753)
img Nisei soldier with family (ddr-densho-37-753)
Original WRA caption: Former S. Sgt. Henry H Gosho, Mrs. Gosho (seated) and their eighteen month-old daughter Carol Jeanne are shown with a few of the new Yorkers who attended a dinner in his honor on September 12, 1945, at the Toyo Kwan Restaurant in New York City under the auspices of the new York Chapter ...
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 3 (ddr-densho-156-243)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 3 (ddr-densho-156-243)
Article titles: "Newsnotes from Manzanar"; "Delta County Beet Growers Agree to Employ Japanese"; "Missouri College Accepts Japanese Despite Protests"; "10,000 Best Workers Needed in Montana"; "Idaho Relocation Center is Half Filled"; "Brandt Urges Farmers Seek Labor Now"; "Inquisitive Cameraman"; "Japanese Center Should Not Cause Any Shortages Here..."; "FBI Seizes Japanese Alien in New York"; "Japanese Center, ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 35 No. 12 (September 20, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-38)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 35 No. 12 (September 20, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-38)
Selected article titles: "JACL Will Push Statehood For Hawaii, Says Masaoka" (p. 1), "Anti-JACL Attacks Will Be Discussed at District Parley" (p. 1), "Brief Case Burglar Admits Looting 80 Homes of Nisei" (p. 2), "Atom-Blasted City Needs Help, Says Nisei from Hiroshima" (p. 2), "Objections of Nisei Close Interracial Play in New York" (p. 3), "Hundreds ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 40 (May 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-132)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 40 (May 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-132)
Selected article titles: "Sugar Available for Preservers of Canned Goods" (p. 1), "Job Opportunities to Nisei Offered in Various Cities" (p. 1), "New York Church Group to Aid in Resettlement" (p. 1), "Housing Shortage in Salt Lake City" (p. 1), "Cigarette Butts Cause of Fires" (p. 1), "No Definite Job Offer Needed for Resettlement. Travel Permits ...

Narrator Edward K. Honda

Sansei male. Born July 7, 1945, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Parents were from Hawaii, but father was picked up by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and mother went to rejoin him on the mainland. After leaving camp, lived briefly in New York City before returning to Hawaii, where parents separated. ...
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