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Asano Terao Interview II Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-109-4)
vh Asano Terao Interview II Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-109-4)
Avoiding concentration camps by moving to Salt Lake City, Utah (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors in English …

Funeral (ddr-csujad-25-355)
img Funeral (ddr-csujad-25-355)
A group photograph of attendees of a funeral held at a Buddhist temple in Salt Lake, Utah. It is taken probably in the 1930s. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_017
Funeral (ddr-csujad-25-354)
img Funeral (ddr-csujad-25-354)
A group photograph of the attendees of a funeral held at a Buddhist temple in Salt Lake, Utah. It is taken probably in 1930s. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_016
Ko Fukazawa Setsu-shi [The late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa] (ddr-csujad-25-351)
img Ko Fukazawa Setsu-shi [The late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa] (ddr-csujad-25-351)
A photograph of the late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa who died at the age of 57 on March 5, 1937 in Salt Lake, Utah. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_013
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 21 (November 30, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-48)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 21 (November 30, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-48)
Selected article titles: "VFW Post Asks Repeal of Utah Land Law. Salt Lake City Veterans Say Statute Violates Fundamental Concepts of Americanism" (p. 1), "Federal Court Action Filed For Renunciants" (p. 1), "California Supreme Court Rejects Oyama Case Petition. Rehearing Appeal Turned Down By State's Highest Tribunal In Alien Land Law Test Case" (p. 2).
The late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa] (ddr-csujad-25-352)
img The late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa] (ddr-csujad-25-352)
A photograph of the late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa who died at the age of 57 on March 5, 1937 in Salt Lake, Utah, along with his family members. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_014
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 40 No. 6 (February 11, 1955) (ddr-pc-27-6)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 40 No. 6 (February 11, 1955) (ddr-pc-27-6)
Selected article titles: "Reorganization of I&N Service strongly protested by JACL" (p. 1), "Introduce civil rights legislation in 84th Congress" (p. 1), "Utah Japanese community lauded by prominent attorney, Salt Lake JACL tenders recognition to Issei citizens" (p. 6), "U.S. construction of industrial atomic plant in Hiroshima to emphasize peace proposed by Yates" (p. 8).
Asano Terao Interview II Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-109-9)
vh Asano Terao Interview II Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-109-9)
Daughter helps to support family by working in a doctor's office in Salt Lake City, Utah (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed …

Narrator Kiyo Sakahara

Nisei female. Born February 8, 1920, in South Park, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the war to Salt Lake City, Utah, and returned to Seattle after the end of World War II.

Narrator Margie Y. Wong

Nisei female. Born July 5, 1936, in Boyle Heights, California, where father ran a wholesale grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Lived and attended school for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, after leaving camp, then returned to Boyle Heights.
The late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa, funeral viewing] (ddr-csujad-25-353)
img The late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa, funeral viewing] (ddr-csujad-25-353)
A photograph of attendees of the funeral viewing for the late Mr. Setsu Fukazawa who died at the age of 57 on March 5, 1937 in Salt Lake, Utah. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_015
Ko Matsuda Tanesuke-shi no sogi [The funeral for the late Mr. Tanesuke Matsuda] (ddr-csujad-25-350)
img Ko Matsuda Tanesuke-shi no sogi [The funeral for the late Mr. Tanesuke Matsuda] (ddr-csujad-25-350)
A group photograph of the attendees of Tanesuke Matsuda's funeral held at a Buddhist temple in Salt Lake, Utah. Mr. Matsuda died on April 18, 1937 at the age of 51. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_012
Fumi Kaseguma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-203)
vh Fumi Kaseguma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-203)
Nisei female. Born April 20, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Spent one summer in Japan just before the onset of war between the U.S. and Japan. Incarcerated at the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp as part of the National Youth Administration, and worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Chicago, …

Narrator Asano Terao

Issei female. Born 1897 in Hiroshima, Japan. Graduated from Shintoku Jikka Girls' High School. Married Mr. Shizuto Terao, an Issei who returned to Japan temporarily from the U.S., through an arranged marriage, and immigrated to the U.S. Lived in Seattle until they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to stay with her cousin in the spring …

Narrator Fred Nagai

Nisei male. Born June 25, 1918, in Selleck, Washington. Grew up in Selleck, a lumber community, before moving with family to Santa Monica, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, before returning to California.

Narrator Masuko Oyama

Nisei female. Born February 21, 1927, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel business. During World War II, removed with family the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, attended high school for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, before returning to Portland.
Nisei interpreter questioning a witness for the war crimes trials (ddr-densho-114-167)
img Nisei interpreter questioning a witness for the war crimes trials (ddr-densho-114-167)
Original caption: Tec 3 Ben Oshita (left) of Salt Lake City, Utah, interpreting the questions of Capt. Arthur A. Sandusky, staff attorney, asked of a possible prosecution witness for the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, in the Ministry of War Building, Tokyo, Japan. Miss Lenore Scott is the stenographer for the inquisition. This is …

Narrator Fumi Kaseguma

Nisei female. Born April 20, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Spent one summer in Japan just before the onset of war between the U.S. and Japan. Incarcerated at the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp as part of the National Youth Administration, and worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Chicago, …

Narrator Sam Naito

Nisei male. Born December 10, 1921, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where father ran a store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family took advantage of the "voluntary evacuation" period and moved to Salt Lake City. Mr. Naito attended the Utah and served in Military Intelligence during the war. Returned to Portland and established …
Nelson Takeo Akagi Interview (ddr-densho-1013-2)
vh Nelson Takeo Akagi Interview (ddr-densho-1013-2)
Nisei male. Born July 27, 1923, in Lindsay, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved with family to Idaho for "voluntary evacuation," where they worked harvesting sugar beets for the U&I Sugar Company. Volunteered for the army during World War II. Served with the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, and was present at the liberation of …

Narrator Nelson Takeo Akagi

Nisei male. Born July 27, 1923, in Lindsay, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved with family to Idaho for "voluntary evacuation," where they worked harvesting sugar beets for the U&I Sugar Company. Volunteered for the army during World War II. Served with the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, and was present at the liberation of …

Narrator Harry Kawahara

Nisei male. Born September 14, 1931, in San Leandro, California. Grew up in San Leandro, where father ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, moved with family to Salt Lake City for a year before returning to San Leandro. After …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 9 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-84)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 9 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-84)
Selected article titles: "48 Hunt Men to Report For Induction April 27. Group to Leave for Ft. Douglas, Utah; 9 Still on Reserve List" (p. 1), "New Board On Relocation Formed Here" (p. 1), "Draftee May Get Defect Statement From Dr. Neher" (p. 1), "Ban On Italian Aliens Lifted " (p. 1), "Nisei Discharged For N.J. …

Narrator Toru Sakahara

Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the war to Salt Lake City, Utah, and returned to Seattle after the end of World War II. Mr. Sakahara worked on behalf of individuals filing claims for restitution under the Evacuation …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 5 (February 3, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 5 (February 3, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-5)
Selected article titles: "Early Senate move on Mongolian labor bill urged by JACL" (p. 1), "'Home Again' lauded by Utah congressman as clear testimony of U.S. way of life" (p. 1), "White River Valley civic, business leaders sign petition to aid evacuees" (p. 1), "Nisei nominations by Ike in Senate" (p. 1), "Nisei columnist sees repercussions …
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