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Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
doc Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
A family photograph album documenting the Sakahara and Tanaka families' pre-World War II life on Vashon Island and other areas of Washington State. Dan Sakahara was a councilman, block leader, chairman of the red cross, treasurer of the PTA, and temporary chairman of the PTA at the Tule Lake Concentration Camp.  He was also president of ...
Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-43)
img Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-43)
The Puyallup Assembly Center, also known as "Camp Harmony," was on the racetrack of the Puyallup fairgrounds. The center was open from April 28, 1942, through September 23, 1942. Most camp inmates came from Seattle, Washington. This is a view of the barracks that housed them.
Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-32)
img Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-32)
The Puyallup Assembly Center, which many camp inmates called "Camp Harmony," was on the site of the annual Western Washington Fair. The center was constructed in only seventeen days. Barracks were erected in converted livestock stalls near the parking lots and under the grandstand. Japanese Americans remained at the fairgrounds from April 28 to September 23 ...
Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Collection (ddr-densho-194)
Collection Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter Collection (ddr-densho-194)
This collection consists of issues of the Puyallup Camp Harmony News-Letter, which was the newspaper for the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, open from April 28, 1942, to September 12, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Yasushi Satomi waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-3)
img Yasushi Satomi waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-3)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Mizu Sugimura waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-4)
img Mizu Sugimura waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-4)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Cars lined up waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-12)
img Cars lined up waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-12)
The view is north toward South Bayview. Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Participants waiting in their cars to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-6)
img Participants waiting in their cars to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-6)
The view from this photo is facing south toward Rainier Avenue. Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-98-15)
vh Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-98-15)
Caring for a newborn baby in Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington
Buses and National Guard vehicles waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-11)
img Buses and National Guard vehicles waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-11)
The view is north toward South Bayview. Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Testimony of Kimiko Nakamura (ddr-densho-67-259)
doc Testimony of Kimiko Nakamura (ddr-densho-67-259)
Written testimony of Kimiko Nakamura of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Yutaka Fujikado (ddr-densho-67-279)
doc Testimony of Yutaka Fujikado (ddr-densho-67-279)
Written testimony of Yutaka Fujikado, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Takao Aoki (ddr-densho-67-311)
doc Testimony of Takao Aoki (ddr-densho-67-311)
Written testimony of Takao Aoki, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Lily Yuriko (Yasui) Ota (ddr-densho-67-253)
doc Testimony of Lily Yuriko (Yasui) Ota (ddr-densho-67-253)
Written testimony of Lily Yuriko (Yasui) Ota of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Nobuko Yanagimachi Suzuki (ddr-densho-67-296)
doc Testimony of Nobuko Yanagimachi Suzuki (ddr-densho-67-296)
Written testimony of Nobuko Yanagimachi Suzuki, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Lois Kaneko (ddr-densho-67-269)
doc Testimony of Lois Kaneko (ddr-densho-67-269)
Written testimony of Lois Kaneko, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Henry S. Itoi (ddr-densho-67-270)
doc Testimony of Henry S. Itoi (ddr-densho-67-270)
Written testimony of Henry S. Itoi, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-129-14)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-129-14)
Impressions of the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington: "What the hell are they trying to do to us?"; controversy over Jimmie Sakamoto's role in Puyallup, and being sent to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming
Testimony of Samuel T. Shoji (ddr-densho-67-178)
doc Testimony of Samuel T. Shoji (ddr-densho-67-178)
Written testimony of Samuel T. Shoji, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Personal Experiences at Puyallup and Minidoka Centers." Personal information excised by Densho.
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