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Narrator Beth Shironaka

Sansei female. Grew up in San Diego, California.
Peter Irons Interview II Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-127-8)
vh Peter Irons Interview II Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-127-8)
Publishing first book, leaving Boston for a teaching position at University of California at San Diego
Ruth Y. Okimoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-331-6)
vh Ruth Y. Okimoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-331-6)
Growing up in San Diego, California, where father was a minister
Yoshio Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1014-1)
vh Yoshio Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1014-1)
Nisei male. Born July 12, 1921, in San Diego, California. Grew up in San Diego, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California. Was selected to leave camp to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Drafted into the military, completed Officer Candidate School, ...

Narrator Yoshio Matsumoto

Nisei male. Born July 12, 1921, in San Diego, California. Grew up in San Diego, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California. Was selected to leave camp to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Drafted into the military, completed Officer Candidate School, ...

Narrator Miyoko Sakai Nagai

Nisei female. Born October 4, 1925, in San Diego, California. Grew up in Los Feliz, California, where family ran a successful flower shop. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, eventually returned to California.
Miyoko Sakai Nagai Interview (ddr-manz-1-120)
vh Miyoko Sakai Nagai Interview (ddr-manz-1-120)
Nisei female. Born October 4, 1925, in San Diego, California. Grew up in Los Feliz, California, where family ran a successful flower shop. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, eventually returned to California.
Jack Y. Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-409)
vh Jack Y. Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-409)
Nisei male. Born in Pasadena, California. Grew up El Centro, California, where father was a truck farmer. During World War II, removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and joined the navy. Graduated from college in San Diego and became an ...

Narrator Jack Y. Kubota

Nisei male. Born in Pasadena, California. Grew up El Centro, California, where father was a truck farmer. During World War II, removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and joined the navy. Graduated from college in San Diego and became an ...
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-612)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-612)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Hostel will Open in Los Angeles On or About March 1" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Will Visit, March 6 and 7. Mass Meeting with Director Planned" (p. 1), "San Diego Sentiment Okay Say Returnees" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Will Not Replace Nisei Names" (p. 1), "Former Residents Lose Land to California" ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 7 (October 4-17, 1996) (ddr-pc-68-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 7 (October 4-17, 1996) (ddr-pc-68-19)
Selected article titles: "Most Native Hawaiians Favor Self-Determination" (pp. 1, 11), "California Proposition 209 Debate on Affirmative Action Heats Up" (pp. 1, 9), "D.C. Notes: The Confusing Maze of Immigration Reform" (pp. 1, 12), and "Historic Japanese Tombstone in San Diego Stolen" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 6 [September 6, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 6 [September 6, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-31)
Select article titles: "Arizona creates strategies to fight hate crimes" (p. 1), "Workshop covers hate crimes" (p. 1), "Minorities not getting contracts in California" (p. 1), "San Diego Asians told to face crime issue" (p. 4), "Nisei intelligence agent to keynote MIS reunion dinner" (p. 4), "Diablo Valley discusses JACL restructuring plan" (p. 5).
Ruth Y. Okimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-331)
vh Ruth Y. Okimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-331)
Nisei female. Born April 15, 1936, in Tokyo, Japan. Brought to the United States with parents at the age of one, and grew up in San Diego, California, where father was a minister. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After the war, forged connections ...

Narrator Ruth Y. Okimoto

Nisei female. Born April 15, 1936, in Tokyo, Japan. Brought to the United States with parents at the age of one, and grew up in San Diego, California, where father was a minister. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After the war, forged connections ...
Yukiko Miyahara Interview (ddr-manz-1-62)
vh Yukiko Miyahara Interview (ddr-manz-1-62)
Nisei female. Born November 29, 1919, in Venice, California. Married in Venice prior to World War II, and had a child only a few days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Transferred with family to the Tule Lake concentration ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 18 (May 7, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 18 (May 7, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-18)
Selected article titles: "Drug problem on campus: Dorsey High's March 26 Incident" (p. 1), "Asians picket San Diego High production of 'King and I' play" (p. 1), "Californians becoming oblivious to race difference in election" (p. 1), "500 Sansei win California state scholarship award" (p. 1), "JACL represented at American Immigration and Citizenship confab" (p. 2), ...
Wakako Yamauchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-253)
vh Wakako Yamauchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-253)
Nisei female. Born October 23, 1924, in Westmorland, California. Grew up in the Imperial Valley before being removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. After leaving camp, attended art school in San Diego before marrying and moving to Los Angeles. Published short story And the Soul Shall Dance, which ...

Narrator Wakako Yamauchi

Nisei female. Born October 23, 1924, in Westmorland, California. Grew up in the Imperial Valley before being removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. After leaving camp, attended art school in San Diego before marrying and moving to Los Angeles. Published short story And the Soul Shall Dance, which was ...
Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
doc Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
Personal letter written from Santa Anita Assembly Center. Yoshioka discusses the start of "movement to Relocation Centers," naming Parker Dam; Wyoming; Granada, Colorado; Arkansas; and Gila, Arizona, along with locations from which people are being removed, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, and other Southern California locations. He also mentions that his family has ...

Narrator Hitoshi "Hank" Naito

Nisei male. Born April 20, 1926, in San Diego, California. Grew up in Terminal Island, California, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Family was transferred to Tule Lake in response to father's answers on the so-called ...
Hitoshi
vh Hitoshi "Hank" Naito Interview (ddr-densho-1000-286)
Nisei male. Born April 20, 1926, in San Diego, California. Grew up in Terminal Island, California, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Family was transferred to Tule Lake in response to father's answers on the so-called ...

Narrator Peter Irons

White male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
Peter Irons Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-127)
vh Peter Irons Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-127)
Caucasian male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
Peter Irons Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-126)
vh Peter Irons Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-126)
Caucasian male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
Peter Irons Interview (ddr-densho-1012-16)
vh Peter Irons Interview (ddr-densho-1012-16)
Caucasian male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
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