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Picnic at the Oregon Coast (ddr-one-1-58)
img Picnic at the Oregon Coast (ddr-one-1-58)
Color slide of two unidentified Japanese American men sitting on a blanket at the Oregon Coast enjoying a picnic.
Laying at the Oregon Coast (ddr-one-1-55)
img Laying at the Oregon Coast (ddr-one-1-55)
Color slide of two women laying on a towel at the Oregon Coast. On the left is May (Ebihara) Gelfand.
Wading at the Oregon Coast (ddr-one-1-456)
img Wading at the Oregon Coast (ddr-one-1-456)
Color slide of five Nisei girls wading into the water at the Oregon Coast while others wonder around the rock edge in the distance, two men can be seen fishing. Woman on far right in the water is May (Ebihara) Gelfand. According to donor processed on September 12, 1952.
Shiuko Sakai Interview Segment 21 (ddr-manz-1-128-21)
vh Shiuko Sakai Interview Segment 21 (ddr-manz-1-128-21)
Returning to the West Coast and living in Portland, Oregon
Granada Pioneer Vol. III No. 57 (May 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-147-267)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. III No. 57 (May 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-147-267)
Selected article titles: "WRA Solicitor Says: Legality of Oregon Land Law in Doubt" (p. 1), "Expects 'Spotty' Coast Sentiment to Improve" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 22 (March 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-390)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 22 (March 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-390)
Selected article titles: "Oregon League Asks Dismissal of WRA Director" (p. 1), "Nation-Wide Survey Indicates Few Evacuees Returned to Coast" (p. 1).
Beach (ddr-one-1-652)
img Beach (ddr-one-1-652)
Black and white photographic negative of two unidentified people standing out in the tide at a beach on the Oregon Coast.
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 9 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-403)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 9 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-403)
Selected article titles: "Another Livingston Incident is Reported; SF Paper Wants Action" (p. 1), "Evacuees' Return to Coast Okayed by Oregon CIO" (p. 3), "Officers Investigate Attack on Evacuee Home" (p. 3).
Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-399)
img Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-399)
Black and white photographic negative of Yoji Kiso (left) and Shig Tada (right) sitting in the sand at the Oregon Coast at a beach outing planned by the Sorrelles (a high school social group).
Sitting on a Wall (ddr-one-1-645)
img Sitting on a Wall (ddr-one-1-645)
Black and white photographic print of an unidentified Nisei man sitting on a wall in front of a parked car at the Oregon Coast. For negative please see ONLC 4875 (ddr-one-1-646)
Two Issei men in coats (ddr-densho-259-256)
img Two Issei men in coats (ddr-densho-259-256)
Masuo Yasui, right, with a man who may have been Taro Miyake. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Taro Miyake was the editor of a Portland, Oregon, Japanese vernacular newspaper called the Coast Times."
Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-394)
img Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-394)
Black and white photographic negative of Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya kneeling on the sand at the Oregon Coast at a beach outing planned by the Sorrelles (a high school social group).
Sitting on a Wall (ddr-one-1-646)
img Sitting on a Wall (ddr-one-1-646)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified Nisei man sitting on a wall in front of a parked car at the Oregon Coast. For original print please see ONLC 4874 (ddr-one-1-645)

Narrator Lillian Horita

Nisei female. Born November 9, 1929, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, then to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend school in Des Moines, Iowa, before eventually ...
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4320 (June 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-34)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4320 (June 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-34)
Selected article titles: "Violence Threats are Held Bar to Nisei Return to Coast"; "Army to Get 'Japanese Course' From Nisei Instructors"; "Army Power to Bar Japanese from War Area is Upheld"; "Yank Power Bitterly Denounces West Coast Abuse of Loyal Nisei"; "Rev. Fujimori to Leave for California"; "Fresno Churches Provide Quarters for Evacuees"; "Organize Against Returnees ...

Narrator Yoji J. Matsushima

Nisei male. Born January 31, 1933, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a general merchandise store. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp for the East Coast because parents wanted to repatriate to Japan. Did not secure a place on ...
Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
img Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified men playing traditional Japanese instruments at the Obon Festival in front a microphone. All are dressed in happi coast and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Two dancers in a dragon costume dance in front of the musicians. Man sitting on far right identified as Henry Matsunaga. Obon ...
Weekly Press Review No. 38 (ddr-densho-156-350)
doc Weekly Press Review No. 38 (ddr-densho-156-350)
Original summary excerpt: Coalition of five West Coast Congressmen who have united to "wipe out WRA" was highlighted in a series of articles by Ray Richards, Hearst-controlled writer. Charges that evacuees released from centers were buying rich farm lands in Washington and Oregon also recevied prominent space during the week. This series by Ray Richards echoed ...
Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-395)
img Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-395)
Black and white photographic negative of Tom Fujii (left) and Shig Tada (right) sitting on Yoji Kiso at the Oregon Coast at a beach outing planned by the Sorrelles (a high school social group). Aki (Shiraishi) Dong is laying in the sand next to Yoji Kiso.
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4318 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-32)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4318 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-32)
Selected article titles: "First Arrest Made in Anti-Nisei Terror Raids"; "S.F. Chronicle: Only a Shotgun"; "2353 Japanese Back on Coast"; "Anti-Nisei Group Refuses to Testify at ILWU Hearing"; "Farm Returned to Oregon Nisei by Jury Order"; "Midwest Attitude Toward Nisei Favorable"; "Bears to Play Fitzsimons Sunday."

Narrator Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai

Nisei female. Grew up in Central Washington state. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Left camp to attend college in Kansas and North Carolina. Eventually returned to the West Coast.
Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-400)
img Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-400)
Black and white photographic negative of Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya (right) sunbathing at the Oregon Coast with an unidentified Nisei. Behind them is Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba playing with a beach ball at a beach outing planned by the Sorrelles (a high school social group).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 17 (May 3, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 17 (May 3, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-17)
Selected article titles: "'Operation Zebra' Reminds JACL of 1942 Evacuation of Japanese" (p. 1), "Tighter U.S. Policy Seen Reducing Number of Foreign Students This Year" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: What Can I Do About P.R.?" (p. 2), and "30-Year Debate of 'Direct Hit' Off Oregon Coast by Japanese Sub Ends" (p. 3).
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 8 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-98)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 8 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-98)
Selected article titles: "Oregon Governor Keeps Own Views"; "He's Not Afraid"; "On the Other Hand"; "Priority System Set"; "Manchus Will Play Granada's Quintet"; "50% May Return to West Coast: Myer"; "Reduce Temperatures"; "Here's an Idea"; "Mysterious Fires"; "Want Ads Today"; "Casualties Revealed"; "151 Niseis Wounded"; "Grave Problems Confronting Those Who Come Back to ...
Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-398)
img Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-398)
Black and white photographic negative of Nisei at the Oregon Coast sitting in the sand at a beach outing planned by the Sorrelles (a high school social group). Front row from left to right: Masae "Elsie" (Morita) Onishi, Joe Namba, and Nobyo Sato. Back row from left to right: Jean Matsumoto, Grace (Sakano) Robbs, and Atsuko ...
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