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Signs advertising household goods (ddr-densho-151-319)
img Signs advertising household goods (ddr-densho-151-319)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Evidence of evacuation is seen in the Japanese quarter two days prior to evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry from this city.
State Capital (ddr-densho-378-151)
img State Capital (ddr-densho-378-151)
Photograph of the California Capital Building with a group of people standing at the top of the stairs. Caption on album page: "Sacramento" and "State Capital"
JACL Public Relations Committee sugguestions (ddr-densho-280-42)
doc JACL Public Relations Committee sugguestions (ddr-densho-280-42)
This document was written after the JACL's 16th Biennial National Convention in Sacramento, California. The document details their PR practices and offers suggestions for future conventions.
Assembly center barracks (ddr-densho-151-74)
img Assembly center barracks (ddr-densho-151-74)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. View of barracks in block 2 during first week of occupancy of this Center. The entire Japanese population of the City of Sacramento are now here. The space under the trees seen in the background is reserved for the use of mothers and young children.
Taeko Joanne Iritani (ddr-manz-1-45)
vh Taeko Joanne Iritani (ddr-manz-1-45)
Nisei female. Born September 21, 1929, in Bakersfield, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Bakersfield before eventually moving to Sacramento, California.
View of Japantown prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-316)
img View of Japantown prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-316)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Looking up Capitol Street in the business district of the Japanese quarter two days before evacuation of all persons of Japanese ancestry from this city.
Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
vh Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents operated a restaurant. During World War II, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, in 1945, then went to Japan with family. Lived in Japan for a time ...
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-157)
vh Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-157)
Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in ...
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-158)
vh Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-158)
Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in ...
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-163)
vh Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-163)
Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in ...
Japanese Americans sitting outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-279)
img Japanese Americans sitting outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-279)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Bill Fujii, evacuee of Japanese ancestry, who has completed three years in Commerce at the University of California. He is seen with other young students now spending the duration in a War Relocation Authority center.
Sadako Nimura Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-172)
vh Sadako Nimura Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-172)
Nisei female. Born in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Newcastle, California, where parents were tenant farmers. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and then to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Remained in Tule Lake when it was converted to a segregation center. After leaving camp, returned to California.
Nisei friends inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-460)
img Nisei friends inside barracks (ddr-densho-151-460)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Masamichi Suzuki, and Bill Sugiyama, roommates of Harey Itano, at the Assembly center. Both boys have attended the University of California and Mr. Sugiyama was accepted by the University of California Medical School prior to evacuation, but is now unable to attend.
Young Japanese American outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-283)
img Young Japanese American outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-283)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Another of the young students of Japanese ancestry just evacuated who has completed two years at the San Jose College. Her ambition is to become a nurse.
Sam H. Ono Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1003-2-1)
vh Sam H. Ono Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1003-2-1)
Born in Sacramento, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Hank Shozo Umemoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-294-1)
vh Hank Shozo Umemoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-294-1)
Born on a farm outside of Sacramento, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Clyde Taylor Interview (ddr-manz-1-82)
vh Clyde Taylor Interview (ddr-manz-1-82)
White male. Born February 16, 1930, in Hollywood, California. Grew up in Oregon before family moved to Big Pine, California, prior to World War II. Was involved in a high school football game with Japanese American students from the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the war, served in the military and eventually settled in Sacramento, California.
Art Imagire Interview (ddr-manz-1-34)
vh Art Imagire Interview (ddr-manz-1-34)
Nisei male. Born August 1, 1933, in Oakland, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, moved with family to Reno, Nevada, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Attended the University of Nevada and later worked for an aerospace company. Presently resides in Sacramento, California.
Harry Umeda Interview (ddr-densho-1014-10)
vh Harry Umeda Interview (ddr-densho-1014-10)
Nisei male. Born May 12, 1915, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents ran a successful farm. Drafted into the military in 1941, prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Served in the Military Intelligence Service, interrogating Japanese prisoners of war in New Guinea and the Philippines. After returning to the U.S., settled in ...
Ed Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1014-11)
vh Ed Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1014-11)
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 ...
Exclusion order posted on telephone pole (ddr-densho-151-315)
img Exclusion order posted on telephone pole (ddr-densho-151-315)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Scene in residential section of the Japanese quarter two days prior to evacuation. Note Civilian Exclusion Order posted on the telephone pole. Note also crated furniture on porch of corner house.
Kay Shimada Interview (ddr-densho-1010-16)
vh Kay Shimada Interview (ddr-densho-1010-16)
Nisei male. Born May 1, 1924, in Clarksburg, California. Grew up in Clarksburg, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Served in the military during the war. Returned to the Sacramento area and reestablished farming business.
Roy Doi Interview (ddr-densho-1011-5)
vh Roy Doi Interview (ddr-densho-1011-5)
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.

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Betty Tanakatsubo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-343)
vh Betty Tanakatsubo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-343)
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.

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Two fishermen (ddr-densho-29-1)
img Two fishermen (ddr-densho-29-1)
Fishing for striped bass was a popular pastime for the Japanese American community in California. Kay (Kazuo) Watanabe (left) and Jiro Habara hold two bass they caught near Rio Vista on the Sacramento River. Fishing for striped bass was a popular pastime for the Japanese American community in California.
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