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Nisei soldier in Okinawa (ddr-densho-107-36)
img Nisei soldier in Okinawa (ddr-densho-107-36)
Msgt Matsumoto transferred from Japan to Ryukyu Command, Okinawa, under U.S. jurisdiction until 1956. He was in charge of labor forces of more than 500 native Okinawans working for the Signal Corps on the island, in jobs such as construction crews, splicers, telephone operators, linesmen, radio repairmen, auto mechanics, kitchen personnel, office clerks, etc.

Narrator Shizue Irei

Issei female. Born November 28, 1932, in Okinawa, Japan. Grew up in Japan where parents ran a farm. During World War II, when the Allied forces landed in Okinawa, fled home village with a large group and hid in the jungle. After the war, returned home, married, and eventually moved to Hawaii.
Aiko Tengan Tokunaga Interview (ddr-densho-1000-293)
vh Aiko Tengan Tokunaga Interview (ddr-densho-1000-293)
Nisei female. Born September 8, 1943, in Naha, Okinawa, to a Nisei mother born in Hawaii and father from mainland Japan. Father was killed during World War II while serving in Okinawa in Japan's medical corps. Aiko barely survived infancy due to the devastation in Okinawa during the war. Moved to Los Angeles at the age ...

Narrator Aiko Tengan Tokunaga

Nisei female. Born September 8, 1943, in Naha, Okinawa, to a Nisei mother born in Hawaii and father from mainland Japan. Father was killed during World War II while serving in Okinawa in Japan's medical corps. Aiko barely survived infancy due to the devastation in Okinawa during the war. Moved to Los Angeles at the age ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 21 (November 21,1969) (ddr-pc-41-47)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 21 (November 21,1969) (ddr-pc-41-47)
Select article titles: "JACL favors reversion of Okinawa to Japan by 1972" (p. 1); "Rohwer Memorial: Go for Broke!" (p.1); "JACL Statement on Reversion of Okinawa" (p. 3); "Seattle's first ethnic studies on Asian American taught at Jr. high" (p. 4); "Junior High School Poll: Views on Asian Americans" (p. 4).
Barbara Chinen and her mother (ddr-njpa-5-382)
img Barbara Chinen and her mother (ddr-njpa-5-382)
Caption on reverse: "Hui Makaala Queen Barbara Chinen and mother (chaperone) Mrs. [illegible] Chinen. They left for Japan as the prize for being elected for Queen with Miyasato [illegible] group. On April 13th (Sat) by Japan Air Line. They are to visit Japan, Okinawa, and Hong Kong."
Shizue Irei Interview (ddr-densho-1000-407)
vh Shizue Irei Interview (ddr-densho-1000-407)
Issei female. Born November 28, 1932, in Okinawa, Japan. Grew up in Japan where parents ran a farm. During World War II, when the Allied forces landed in Okinawa, fled home village with a large group and hid in the jungle. After the war, returned home, married, and eventually moved to Hawaii.

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 22 (May 30, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 22 (May 30, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-22)
Select article titles: "Rep. Mikva Title 2 repealer tied to prison bill to avoid HISC" (p. 1); " Urge Nisei to attend June 7 rites" (p. 1); " Congress told history of Japanese colony" (p. 1); "Reischauer Calls for reversion of Okinawa to Japan" (p. 3); "Twin Cities JACL Completes Own Afro-American History Course" (p. 6).

Narrator Maurice H. Yamasato

Nisei male. Born June 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru. Parents had originally immigrated to Peru from Okinawa, Japan. During World War II, removed with family to Crystal City internment camp, Texas. After leaving Crystal City, moved to Kauai, Hawaii. Established a successful career as an architect.
Two Rotarians, from Honolulu and Tokyo, holding an American flag (ddr-njpa-2-353)
img Two Rotarians, from Honolulu and Tokyo, holding an American flag (ddr-njpa-2-353)
Caption on reverse: "Ichiro Yano, right, president of the Tokyo Rotary Club, accepts the new 50-star American flag from H. Tucker Gratz, Honolulu businessman and Rotarian, in recent ceremonies in Japan. Gratz made similar presentations to Rotary organizations in Taiwan, Korea and Okinawa. Chairman of the Pacific War Memorial Commission, Gratz made a three-week tour of ...
Maurice H. Yamasato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-396)
vh Maurice H. Yamasato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-396)
Nisei male. Born June 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru. Parents had originally immigrated to Peru from Okinawa, Japan. During World War II, removed with family to Crystal City internment camp, Texas. After leaving Crystal City, moved to Kauai, Hawaii. Established a successful career as an architect.

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