doc Portland school curriculum: "Free and Equal?" (ddr-densho-35-316)
This outline on Japanese Americans in Oregon, compiled by Beatrice Stevens, was used for a history unit in the Portland high schools.
img View of Mt. Hood and Portland, Oregon (ddr-densho-316-45)
Caption on front: "Mt. Hood, elev. 11,225 ft., from Portland, Oregon."
vh Jean Matsumoto Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-130-3)
Born in Portland, Oregon
vh Richard Sakurai Interview Segment 1 (ddr-manz-1-106-1)
Born in Portland, Oregon
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 21 "Assoc. Restaurants of Oregon" (ddr-one-1-538)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 21 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave. The float has two women and one man riding on it waving at the crowd. The float is made of white flowers and green foliage. On the ...
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Old Oregon Trail" (ddr-one-1-519)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float is of a covered wagon and red ox. The covered wagon has "Beaverton or Bust ...
doc Scrapbook page: "The Portland Area" (ddr-densho-35-382)
Various newspaper clippings, one of which is titled: "Council Defeats Anti-Japanese Resolution." Newspapers include: the Minidoka Irrigator, Portland Labor Press, Oregonian, and Oregon Journal.
Collection North Portland Evacuazette Collection (ddr-densho-120)
This collection consists of issues of the North Portland Evacuazette, a newspaper published at the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon. The paper was published from May through August of 1942.
doc Notice of Hearing from the Department of Justice, District of Oregon, Portland for Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-111)
Photocopy of a declassified document from the Department of Justice, Alien Enemy Hearing Board, on the detention of Keizaburo Koyama. The notice tells Koyama that he will go before the Board at the Courts Martial Room, at the Immigration and Naturalization Service Detention Station at Fort Missoula, Montana on February 2, 1942 at 3:30 o ...
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-52)
Color slide of procession in front of US Customs House in Northwest Portland. Procession led by a color guard of Boy Scouts, carrying the United States flag and the Buddhist flag. Women in kimonos or yukatas follow, then black vehicles with flowers on top, then the Chigo "children's" procession. From left to right: Kenneth "Kenny ...
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-54)
Color slide of procession past US Custom House in Northwest Portland of women in kimonos or yukatas and men in dark suits. They are followed by Gene Sugimura carrying a purple banner with gold trim and the white emblem of the Wheel of Dharma in the center. From left to right: Janice (Matsunaga) Okamoto, Patricia “Pat ...
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-49)
Color slide of procession in front of the US Customs House in Northwest Portland. Women in brightly colored kimonos or yukatas form two lines. Followed by four more women in somber colored kimonos or yukatas. Procession from left to right: Betty Nakashimada, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, Jean Matsumoto, Kathleen "Kathie" Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong ...
Collection Oregon Nikkei Endowment Visual History Collection (ddr-one-7)
This collection consists of interviews conducted and processed in partnership with Oregon Nikkei Endowment, whose mission is to preserve and honor the history and culture of Japanese Americans in the Pacific Northwest, to educate the public about the Japanese American experience during World War II, and to advocate for the protection of civil rights for all ...
av Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Trophies (ddr-one-1-114)
Black and white photographic negative of Bruce Fukuda holding two trophies at the Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon.
doc U.S. Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Officer in Charge, Portland 5, Oregon Report of Enemy Alien (ddr-one-5-252)
Photocopy of a declassified report on the status of Keizaburo Koyama. Koyama's status has changed from "Parolee" to "Alien enemy proceedings terminated" and he is currently residing at 219 W. Burnside, Portland 9, Oregon. The form lists his occupation as "Dentist" and that he is not deportable.
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-119)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Jimmy Amato and his Orchestra are playing in the background.
doc Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon on requesting a rehearing for Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-206)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit about Dr. Keizaburo Koyama, Japanese alien. Donaugh writes that he is attaching an affidavit from Teru Koyama, Dr. Koyama's wife, petitioning for a rehearing. He also mentions several letters and ...
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-67)
Color slide of two children in traditional Japanese costumes with gold headdresses. Children are carrying pink flowers and are part of a Chigo "Children's" procession past the US Custom's House in Northwest Portland. The children are followed by an unidentified Buddhist priest. From left to right: Joanne (Furukawa) Longfeldt and Joyce (Matsunaga) McMahon.
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 2 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-28)
Selected article titles: "Extra! We're Going to Wyoming & Idaho. Washington-Wyoming. Oregon-Idaho" (p. 1).
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-126)
Black and white photographic negative of couples sitting in booth around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Both couples are posing for the camera. Left to right: Barbara Sono Uyesugi, Koji Sono, Molly (Yamase) Sono and Tom Sono.
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-120)
Black and white photographic negative of couples sitting around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. The couples are chatting and drinking, one of the bottles has a 7-up label. Couple in the center identified as Lillian (Wong) Okazaki and Mino Okazaki. Woman in front ...