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Sacramento Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-151-75)
img Sacramento Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-151-75)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. This Center has been open for about a week. It has a capacity for 5000 persons. The people seen walking across the field toward the barracks are mothers and children of Japanese ancestry who have been in the playground and are coming back to the messhall for lunch.
Four men outside (ddr-densho-298-248)
img Four men outside (ddr-densho-298-248)
Caption in album: "In August, 1948, the house on 2nd & [illegible] streets, Sacramento, had a joyful reunion. Fred and Joan Yamamoto arrived from St. Louis, Mo., for a short trip; Stan and Elaine drove from Minneapolis, Minn., and last but not least, Bill came from Cleveland via [illegible]. The occasion? A wedding! 1) 3 okole gang members to visit Bill and Stan, Yosh Yamamoto, Paul Omura and Ted Tsukiji (tall man.) 2) To show Elaine ...
Zoo exhibit (ddr-densho-298-249)
av Zoo exhibit (ddr-densho-298-249)
Caption in album: "In August, 1948, the house on 2nd & [illegible] streets, Sacramento, had a joyful reunion. Fred and Joan Yamamoto arrived from St. Louis, Mo., for a short trip; Stan and Elaine drove from Minneapolis, Minn., and last but not least, Bill came from Cleveland via [illegible]. The occasion? A wedding! 1) 3 okole gang members to visit Bill and Stan, Yosh Yamamoto, Paul Omura and Ted Tsukiji (tall man.) 2) To show Elaine ...
Four men outside (ddr-densho-298-247)
img Four men outside (ddr-densho-298-247)
Caption in album: "In August, 1948, the house on 2nd & [illegible] streets, Sacramento, had a joyful reunion. Fred and Joan Yamamoto arrived from St. Louis, Mo., for a short trip; Stan and Elaine drove from Minneapolis, Minn., and last but not least, Bill came from Cleveland via [illegible]. The occasion? A wedding! 1) 3 okole gang members to visit Bill and Stan, Yosh Yamamoto, Paul Omura and Ted Tsukiji (tall man.) 2) To show Elaine ...
Mimeographed copy of
doc Mimeographed copy of "Address to the Sheriffs of California" by Robert W. Kenny, Attorney General of California (March 16, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-44)
6-page mimeographed copy of a speech entitled, "Address to the Sheriffs of California" by Robert W. Kenny, Attorney General of California, Sheriff's meeting, Sacramento, California. Dated March 16, 1945.
Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-3)
img Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-3)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. College students of Japanese ancestry who have been evacuated from Sacramento to the Assembly Center.
Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-2)
img Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-2)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. Former University of California students of Japanese ancestry were evacuated from Sacramento to this Assembly center.
Heidi Sakazaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1010-15-10)
vh Heidi Sakazaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1010-15-10)
Returning to Sacramento and finding a job with the State of California
Robert Coombs Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-146-2)
vh Robert Coombs Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-146-2)
Growing up in Sacramento, California, losing father at an early age
House for rent in Japantown (ddr-densho-151-317)
img House for rent in Japantown (ddr-densho-151-317)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Rooming House in the Japanese section of town. Photograph taken two days before evacuation.
Japanese Christian Center (ddr-densho-151-314)
img Japanese Christian Center (ddr-densho-151-314)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Japanese Christian Center two days before evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from this area.
Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-281)
img Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-281)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Young University of California students now at this Assembly Center awaiting transfer to a War Relocation Authority Center where they will spend the duration.

Narrator Ed Yoshikawa

Nisei male. Born January 30, 1925, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento. During World War II, removed to the Sacramento (Walerga) Assembly Center, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Michigan. Drafted into the military and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. After military discharge, moved to ...

Narrator Roy Doi

Nisei male. Born March 26, 1933, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento where father was a migrant farm laborer. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred with family to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Returned to California after the war.

Narrator Ayame Tsutakawa

Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist ...

Narrator Betty Tanakatsubo

Nisei female. Born June 15, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, and worked for the War Relocation Authority. Eventually settled in Chicago, Illinois.

Narrator Taketora Jim Tanaka

Nisei male. Born January 2, 1926, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Drafted into the army, and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy. Following ...
Kinge Okauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-39)
vh Kinge Okauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-39)
Nisei male. Born May 20, 1924, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento and Menlo Park, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While in Topaz, worked for the recreation department organizing a summer camp for kids. Attended Stanford University after leaving camp, and ...
Taketora Jim Tanaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-50)
vh Taketora Jim Tanaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-50)
Nisei male. Born January 2, 1926, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Drafted into the army, and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy. Following ...

Narrator Christie O. Ichikawa

Sansei female. Born April 4, 1928, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento before moving to Boyle Heights, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, attended school in Chicago before returning to Los Angeles. Established a career in nursing and teaching.
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-94)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-94)
Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist ...

Narrator Kinge Okauchi

Nisei male. Born May 20, 1924, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento and Menlo Park, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While in Topaz, worked for the recreation department organizing a summer camp for kids. Attended Stanford University after leaving camp, and ...
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-95)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-95)
Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist ...
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