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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. …

Narrator Yuri Kochiyama

Nisei female. Born May 19, 1921, in San Pedro, California. During World War II, incarcerated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Mississippi before marrying and moving to the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Became involved in a number of political causes …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 11 (March 15, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 11 (March 15, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-11)
Selected article titles: "Wartime Record Cited by Japan U.N. Envoy. New York JACLers Told Heroism Aided in U.S.-Japan Amity" (p. 1), "Hal Kim, Lois Yut top bowlers in JACL Nationals hosted by Seattle" (p. 1), "Rights program for NC-WN chapters being proposed" (p. 1), "Dayton JACL 'Operation Pink Petal' helps city win cleanest town trophy" (p. …
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 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, …
Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
img Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
Caption on reverse: "MISS HAWAII AND RUNNERS-UP: Miss Claire Heen, chosen Miss Hawaii of 1951 at the Miss Hawaii pageant at the 49th State Fair last night, is shown at center. Miss Gloria Kanemura (left) and Miss Joan Scott were runners-up in that order. All three are leaving Sunday by United Airlines for New York City …
Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-1012-17)
vh Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-1012-17)
Caucasian 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 …
Nisei defense attorney in war crimes trial (ddr-densho-114-145)
img Nisei defense attorney in war crimes trial (ddr-densho-114-145)
Original caption: Nisei defense attorney for Tojo, one of the major war criminals to be tried before the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, War Ministry Bldg., Tokyo, Japan, is George Yamaoka, a civil service employee, who stands at the addressing stand. Mr. Yamaoka, who lives in N.Y. City, was attached to the Japanese delegation, …
Yuri Kochiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-257)
vh Yuri Kochiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-257)
Nisei female. Born May 19, 1921, in San Pedro, California. During World War II, incarcerated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Mississippi before marrying and moving to the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Became involved in a number of political causes …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 20 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 20 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-20)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Upholds Nisei Citizenship" (p. 1), "WRA Centers Recognized As Mistake, Says Myer; Relocation to be Speeded" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldier is Reported War Prisoner of Japanese" (p. 1), "No Race is 'Unassimilable' Says Vancouver Columnist" (p. 2), "Conference on Resettlement Convened in New York City" (p. 3), "Hawaii's Nisei May Volunteer …
Midori Kamei Interview (ddr-densho-400-11)
av Midori Kamei Interview (ddr-densho-400-11)
Midori Kamei was born on July 21, 1923, in Redondo Beach, California. She grew up in North Torrance where her parents farmed. Kamei was imprisoned briefly with her family at the Santa Anita Race Track in California and at the concentration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Kamei left Heart Mountain to attend college in Colorado. She …

Narrator Roger Shimomura

Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theater pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. The inspiration for many of his works are the diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother for fifty-six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his graduate degree from Syracuse University, New York. Shimomura has had …
Pearl Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1014-12)
vh Pearl Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1014-12)
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.

(This material …

The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 23 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-48)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 23 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-48)
Selected article titles: "Military 'Fluke' Gave Army's Japanese American Battalion Chance to Fight on Italy Front" (p. 1), "Report Rivers Evacuee Shot By Army Sentry. Refused to Answer Challenge of Soldier, Says WRA Official" (p. 1), "Japanese American Woman, Wife of Chinese, Receives Permission to Return Home. Reported First Nisei To Win Right to Reenter Seattle …
Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
av Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
Ryo Komae was born on July 26, 1918, in Los Angeles, California. He was one of three children, and his parents were Tojiro and Komaji Komae. His father was "watchman" (security guard) for the Los Angeles City Market and his mother was a housewife. During World War II, he was removed with his family to the …
Information Digest No. 32 (ddr-densho-156-392)
doc Information Digest No. 32 (ddr-densho-156-392)
Section titles: "Senate Committee to Investigate"; "Outline Evacuee Property Policies"; "Chicago Employment Conference"; "Smart Completes Study"; "To Meet with Reports Officers"; "WRA Meetings on Construction Continue"; "Spanish Consuls Visit Centers"; "Industrial Equipment Available"; "Ade's Trip Productive"; "Employment to Take Over Student Leave"; "Ration Boards to be Set Up"; "Personnel Division Adds to Staff"; "Bates in Washington"; …
Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
vh Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theater pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. The inspiration for many of his works are the diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother for fifty-six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his graduate degree from Syracuse University, New York.

Shimomura has had …
Japanese Boy Scout leader with Honolulu Boy Scout leaders (ddr-njpa-4-809)
img Japanese Boy Scout leader with Honolulu Boy Scout leaders (ddr-njpa-4-809)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN SCOUT LEADER VISITS HERE: Eagle Scout Arthur K. Goto of Honolulu's Explorer Post 82 is shown wishing Count Yorihiro Matsudaira, president of the Boy Scouts Council of Kagawa prefecture, Japan, godspeed as he left aboard a Pan American plane for Tokyo following a two-day visit in Honolulu a week ago last Saturday, …
Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-703)
img Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-703)
Black and white photographic print of George Nakamura, military linguist (standing), and (from left) Shiuko Sakai and Mrs. Jorgensen seated on lounge chair at Jorgensen property.
Cast of kabuki play at Columbia University, 1927 (ddr-densho-242-1)
img Cast of kabuki play at Columbia University, 1927 (ddr-densho-242-1)
Caption below photo written by Kumezo Hatchimonji: 'Yoshitsune K no Hashi, presented at Earl Hall, Columbia University in 1927. 3rd from left, back row, our instructor, an actor from the Imperial Theatre, Tokyo. My role was a humble one but as a character actor, maybe I played well. Anyway, I made the audience laugh.' Kumezo is …
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doc Article: "S. Sasaki Resumes Battle of Epithet" (ddr-densho-274-75)
This article was published in The New York Nichibei, 1/1/1974, Vol. XXIX, No. 1441.
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