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Norman I. Hirose Interview (ddr-densho-1013-7)
vh Norman I. Hirose Interview (ddr-densho-1013-7)
Nisei male. Born June 22, 1926, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Oakland and Berkeley, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in 1943 because of mother's wish to have the family move to Japan. …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 59 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-148)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 59 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-148)
Selected article titles: "War Casualties"; "School Supt. Checks Committee Report"; "Okusako Honored"; "Girl Join WACs"; "Shots Fired Into Home of Fresno Issei Leaders"; "Throw Rock in House"; "Want Ads Today"; "Church Loses Case in Court"; "Investigation Demanded"; "Improvement Club"; "Fire Destroys Hotel in Oakland, California"; "Urge Confiscation of Nisei Ranches."
Miyoko Kaneta Interview (ddr-densho-1000-449)
vh Miyoko Kaneta Interview (ddr-densho-1000-449)
Nisei female. Born December 16, 1926, in El Centro, California. Grew up in various places in California, where parents owned a barbershop. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with her family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, resettled in Hazelton, Idaho, and Oakland, California, before moving to Seattle, Washington. After the war, …
Norm Hayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-468)
vh Norm Hayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-468)
Sansei male. Born September 11, 1939, in Oakland, California. Grandfather, father, and other family members established a nursery business in San Francisco, California prior to World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After the war, the family returned to San Francisco and …
Roy M. Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-313)
vh Roy M. Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-313)
Sansei male. Born January 1, 1951, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Oakland, and got involved with music at an early age. Attended Cal State Hayward and San Jose State during the Civil Rights Movement. Got involved with civil rights and Asian American issues. Along with wife, PJ Hirabayashi, founded the prominent group San Jose Taiko.
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4333 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-47)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4333 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-47)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Nurse Finds Soldiers She Serves Have No Race Prejudice"; "Methodist Confab Held in Oakland"; "500 Combat Vets in Hospital Protest VFW Rejecting Nisei"; "Nisei Soldier Fears He Must Face Battle at Home"; "Relocation Ups and Downs in Southern California"; "Burglary Reported at Tule Lake"; "Dr. George Iki Joins Inter-racial Clinic in Los …
Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-327)
img Japanese Americans waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-327)
Original caption: Oakland, California. Mr. and Mrs. Kitagaki with two of their children at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station a few minutes before departure by bus for Tanforan Assembly center. A local church member is handing Kimiko a pamphlet expressing the good wishes of the church toward the departing evacuees. Mr. Kitagaki, prior to evacuation, …

Narrator Chiyoko Yano

Nisei female. Born February 27, 1918, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Oakland before being removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. In Topaz, worked for the War Relocation Authority in the Central Statistics Division. Husband served in the OSS, the Office of Strategic Services. Lived in Japan during the …
Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-257-7)
vh Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-257-7)
Starting a letter-writing campaign to Japanese American soldiers
Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-257-3)
vh Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-257-3)
The relationship between the communities of San Pedro and Terminal Island
Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-257-4)
vh Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-257-4)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while teaching Sunday school; father's arrest by the FBI
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