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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.

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Kara Kondo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-139)
vh Kara Kondo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-139)
Nisei female. Born 1916 in the Yakima valley, Washington, and spent childhood in Wapato, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the North Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and then to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Was on the staff of the camp newspaper, the Heart Mountain Sentinel. Left camp for Chicago, Illinois, and ...

Narrator Aya Fujii

Nisei female. Born March 31, 1927, in Nyssa, Oregon, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon. Instead of going on to a concentration camp, moved with family to a nearby farm labor camp. After the war, eventually returned to Oregon.

Narrator Taka Mizote

Nisei female. Born May 30, 1924, in Hillsboro, Oregon, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon. Instead of going on to an incarceration camp, moved with family to a nearby farm labor camp. After the war, eventually returned to Oregon.

Narrator Hiro Takeuchi

Nisei male. Born April 9, 1915, in Troutdale, Oregon. Grew up in several areas in Oregon where parents ran a farm. Started a grocery business before World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Oregon and reestablished grocery business.

Narrator George Tsugawa

Nisei male. Born June 20, 1921, in Everett, Washington. Grew up primarily in Hillsboro, Oregon, where family ran a produce business and farm. During World War II, removed with family to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Oregon and eventually moved to Woodland, Washington, establishing a ...

Narrator Kena Gimba

Nisei female. Born May 22, 1914, in Milwaukie, Oregon. Married before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and had two children. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Milwaukie where husband started a laundry business.

Narrator Ed Fujii

Nisei male. Born 1923 in Gresham, Oregon. Grew up in the Gresham/Troutdale area 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, attended college briefly in Utah before returning home to Gresham.
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vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-124)
Nisei male. Born August 15, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated at the North Portland Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Kept a diary beginning December, 1941, and through incarceration. Beginning as a teenager, was exceptionally active as a volunteer leader, first within a Japanese American church in Portland, later in camp with Federated Christian Church, ...
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vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-123)
Nisei male. Born August 15, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated at the North Portland Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Kept a diary beginning December, 1941, and through incarceration. Beginning as a teenager, was exceptionally active as a volunteer leader, first within a Japanese American church in Portland, later in camp with Federated Christian Church, ...
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vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-125)
Nisei male. Born August 15, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated at the North Portland Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Kept a diary beginning December, 1941, and through incarceration. Beginning as a teenager, was exceptionally active as a volunteer leader, first within a Japanese American church in Portland, later in camp with Federated Christian Church, ...

Narrator Molly K. Maeda

Nisei female. Born November 23, 1919, in Dee, Oregon. Grew up in Dee, where parents had a farm. Finished college before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before returning to ...

Narrator Jim Tsugawa

Nisei male. Born June 15, 1932, in Hillsboro, Oregon. Grew up in Hillsboro, where parents ran a produce business and farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp for Boise, Idaho, where mother received medical treatment. Eventually returned to Oregon and served in the ...
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 5 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-3)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 5 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-3)
Selected article titles: "Maeda and Shiiki Added to Board. Board Well Balanced" (p. 1), "Leonetti to Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Who's Coming and Where From" (p. 1), "Glenn Miller In "Sun Valley Serenade"" (p. 1), "17 Arrived Last Wk.end" (p. 1), "50 Students Visit First Aid Car" (p. 1), "Soldier Reports" (p. 2), "Rec. Dept. Dance ...
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 3 (August 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-21)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 3 (August 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-21)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation Instructions. Regarding Train Discipline" (p. 1), "Concerning Gov. Supplies" (p. 1), "Departure Regulations" (p. 1), "Info. on New Homes. Wyoming" (p. 1), "Idaho" (p. 1), "Appeal to Workers" (p. 3), "Departure Forms" (p. 3), "An Editorial -- Task Ahead" (p. 4), "Articles May Be Sent Later" (p. 4), "Change of Address" (p. ...
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 6 (June 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-4)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 6 (June 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-4)
Selected article titles: "Volunteer Beet Workers Leave Sunday" (p. 1), "Graduation Wednesday" (p. 1), "520 Arrived Today From Washington. 627 More Evacuees Due on Saturday" (p. 1), "2000 Persons Attend Show" (p. 1), "'Hi Neighbor' Jig This Sat!" (p. 3), "Shower Schedule" (p. 3), "Hospital Adds New Mess Hall" (p. 3), "Mattresses Available" (p. 3), "500 ...
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 23 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-17)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 23 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-17)
Selected article titles: "Administrative Change in Order. Bican Announces New System" (p. 1), "3rd Pay Roll Checks Total $11,000" (p. 1), "Board of Section Mgrs. Organized" (p. 1), "Buddhists Hold First Social Fete" (p. 3), "17 Registers for Art Class" (p. 3), "Japanese Music Night Coming" (p. 3), "375 Articles Turned Over to Soldiers" (p. 3), ...
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 17 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-26)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 17 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-26)
Selected article titles: "Some to Leave Here for Tule Lake Soon. Pinedale Residents Begin North-ward Journey" (p. 1), "Nisei Forum Acclaimed Success. Elective Advisors Chief Topic of Forum" (p. 1), "Physical Examinations Completed" (p. 3), "Who Does Mom's Work? General Laborers Do Everything" (p. 4).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 18 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-13)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 18 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-13)
Selected article titles: "New Orders Regarding Transfers" (p. 1), "Bican Outlines Policy for This Center" (p. 1), "Pay Checks Due Again Saturday" (p. 1), "Firemen Promoted" (p. 3), "Sabbath Day Speakers" (p. 3), "Early Teen-Age Youths to Hold Big Day July 25. Shig Sakamoto and Eunica Torii Chosen Co-Chairmen" (p. 3).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 10 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-7)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 10 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-7)
Selected article titles: "500 Expected for the Zombie Day Schedule All Set" (p. 1), "Four Families Leaving Tonite Bound for Tule Lake" (p. 1), "46 Pass Exam to Become as Competent First Aiders" (p. 1), "Information Pliss. "You Askem Maybe We Tellem"" (p. 4), "For College Students -- New for Further Education" (p. 6).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 3 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-1)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 3 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-1)
Selected article titles: "250 Leaving Tonite. Beet-Workers Leave Wed." (p. 1), "Fire Dept. Holds Movie" (p. 1), "Salem Not Coming Here" (p. 1), "20 Pass Fire Exam" (p. 1), "Staff Holds Weiner Feed" (p. 3), "Ladies' Rendezvous" (p. 3), "Nurse's Aids Needed" (p. 5).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 1 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-20)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 1 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-20)
Selected article titles: "8th Group to Leave for Beets" (p. 1), "Boy Scout Court of Honor August 25" (p. 1), "Final Report. Recreation Department" (p. 1).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 13 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-10)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 13 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-10)
Selected article titles: "McFarland Cautions Smokers. Increase of Fire Hazards Noted" (p. 1), "Girl Injured" (p. 1), "Sixth Group of Sugar Beet Workers Leave" (p. 1), "Young Men Register" (p. 1), "No. of Pages to Diminish" (p. 2), "Canteen Now Most Popular Department in Center" (p. 3), "Jobs Open to Populace" (p. 3).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 16 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-12)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 16 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-12)
Selected article titles: "Measles Close-Up School" (p. 1), ""Center Improvements" Topic of Nisei Forum. Initial Panel Meet to Commence at 7:50 P.M." (p. 1), "Fire Hazards Reduced by Youth's Aid" (p. 1), "Employment Dept. on Duty" (p. 4), "Issuance of Free Books Nears End" (p. 4).
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