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Walerga Wasp No. 8 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-8)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 8 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-8)
Selected article titles: "Center Japanese to be Removed to Tulelake" (p. 1), "Adult School to Begin" (p. 1), "Inland Movement to Commence June 15. Marysville Center Also Included in Relocation" (p. 1), "Rustic Corner: While Freedom Exists Education Carries On" (p. 2), "Sanitary Corps Has Mess Situation Well in Hand" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 9 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-9)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 9 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-9)
Selected article titles: "First Center Family Left for Tulelake. Dr. Sugiyama Given 10 Hours Notice" (p. 1), "Block Four to Leave Center First. 200 Volunteer Workers to Remain in Center to Clean Up" (p. 1), "Additional 22 Leave for Idaho" (p. 1).
Walerga Wasp No. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-7)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-7)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation A Military Necessity -- Tsukamoto. Jobs for Everyone at Relocation Centers" (p. 1), "35 Volunteers Leave for Idaho" (p. 1), "Center School in Full Swing" (p. 1), "Do You Have a Tractor to Sell" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-4)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-4)
Selected article titles: "1500 Attend First Songfest" (p. 1), "Walerga Center Nears Capacity. 4585 Register" (p. 1), "Japanese Council Created" (p. 2), "Ventilation in Mess Hall" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 1 (May 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-1)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 1 (May 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-1)
Selected article titles: "First Wedding" (p. 1), "Typhoid Infection" (p. 1), "Scissors Will be Returned" (p. 1), "Twenty Men Wanted!" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-3)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-3)
Selected article titles: "Registration Soars to 3745" (p. 1), "At the Induction Gate" (p. 1), "Sacramento Boy Dies" (p. 2), "Milk Formula for Babies" (p. 2), "Circulating Library" (p. 2), "Laundry Bath" (p. 3).
Walerga Wasp No. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-5)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-5)
Selected article titles: "Flash! Hold the Press & Replate" (p. 1), "Cannibalism" (p. 1), "County to be Cleared by Saturday. Center May Receive Evacuee" (p. 1), "Fire Precaution" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-2)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-2)
Selected article titles: "We Got a Name!" (p. 1), "800 Expected at Center 13th" (p. 1), "Firemen" (p. 1), "To Change Residence" (p. 2), "Front Door Lights" (p. 2).
Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-338)
vh Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-338)
Nisei male. Born February 7, 1925, in Sacramento, California. At a very young age, sent to Japan for several years. Returned at age six and lived with family in Loomis, California. During World War II, removed to the Arboga Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred briefly to the Amache concentration camp, ...

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 Fusako Yamamoto

Nisei female. Born March 29, 1920, in Sacramento, California, where father owned and operated a restaurant, and mother taught Japanese language school. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Chicago before eventually returning to Sacramento.

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 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.
Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-770)
img Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-770)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Center residents arrive by truck from Amache to board the trains for California or other sections of the country in which they have decided to relocate. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when the first group ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Narrator Kazie Good

Nisei female. Born May 6, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, sent with family to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Due to father's refusal to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" in 1943, the family remained in Tule Lake when it was turned into a segregation center. Subject ...

Narrator Richard M. Murakami

Sansei male. Born January 29, 1932, in Florin, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, where father ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, returned with family to Florin. Removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in 1943, transferred to the Jerome concentration ...

Narrator Sumi Uyeda

Nisei female. Born 1932 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in the small town of Penryn, California, where mother was a barber. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Penryn.

Narrator Sadako Nimura Kashiwagi

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.

Narrator Mas Okabe

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 ...

Narrator George Murakami

Nisei male. Born 1934 in Guadalupe, California. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to the Sacramento area. Served in the U.S. Air Force, and eventually resettled in Minnesota.

Narrator Elaine Ishikawa Hayes

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 ...
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