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Norm Hayashi Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-468-3)
vh Norm Hayashi Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-468-3)
Grandfather's involvement in the California Flower Market in San Francisco
Japanese American boarding up store (ddr-densho-151-93)
img Japanese American boarding up store (ddr-densho-151-93)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. With the the owner scheduled to be evacuated, a store front is boarded on Post Street, San Francisco, California.
Father and son in front of store (ddr-densho-151-272)
img Father and son in front of store (ddr-densho-151-272)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Dave Tatsuno and his father, merchants of Japanese ancestry in San Francisco prior to evacuation.
Questions and Answers for Evacuees (ddr-densho-156-165)
doc Questions and Answers for Evacuees (ddr-densho-156-165)
Issued by the War Relocation Authority Regional Office, San Francisco, California.
Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 1 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-1)
vh Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 1 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-1)
Family background: parents met through arranged marriage, lived and worked in San Francisco, California

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Soldiers on a boat approaching Bay Bridge (ddr-densho-201-141)
img Soldiers on a boat approaching Bay Bridge (ddr-densho-201-141)
Soldiers on a boat approaching the Bay Bridge in San Francisco, California. Caption on Reverse: "San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Nov. 1946 Dec." Caption on front: "Jan. 1947."
Russell Demo Interview (ddr-manz-1-86)
vh Russell Demo Interview (ddr-manz-1-86)
White male. Born July 2, 1924, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco before being inducted into the military following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Assigned to service as a military policeman at the Manzanar concentration camp, California before serving overseas in Europe. After military service, returned to San Francisco.
Japanese American store owner prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-91)
img Japanese American store owner prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-91)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Mr. Tatsuno pictured in his San Francisco drygoods store prior to evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. He was in the drygoods business for forty years in San Francisco. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Family preparing to board bus (ddr-densho-151-266)
img Family preparing to board bus (ddr-densho-151-266)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. San Francisco residents of Japanese ancestry being checked by registration numbers and family groups prior to boarding buses which will take them to an Assembly center.
Manzanar from the Inside (ddr-densho-342-3)
doc Manzanar from the Inside (ddr-densho-342-3)
Text of an address delivered before the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, California, July 31, 1942.
Masako Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-166)
vh Masako Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-166)
Sansei female. Born March 27, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Parents were both Kibei from Seattle, Washington, and Bakersfield, California. Grew up in San Francisco, California, where father was in sales. During World War II, removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After father signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule ...
Posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-76)
img Posted exclusion orders (ddr-densho-151-76)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Exclusion Order posted at First and Front Streets directing removal of persons of Japanese ancestry from the first San Francisco section to be effected by the evacuation.
Willie K. Ito Interview (ddr-manz-1-149)
vh Willie K. Ito Interview (ddr-manz-1-149)
Sansei male. Born 1934 in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, where he developed an early interest in Disney and the art of cartooning. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco. Established a long career working for ...
Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-260)
img Japanese Americans boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-260)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. One more busload about to depart from the Japanese quarter of San Francisco to the Tanforan Assembly center. The Japanese onlookers will themselves have been evacuated within a few days.
Issei man boarding the bus (ddr-densho-151-108)
img Issei man boarding the bus (ddr-densho-151-108)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Just about to step into the bus for the Assembly center.
Helen Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-471)
vh Helen Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-471)
Sansei female. Born February 27, 1935, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco's Japantown. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, family lived for a short time in Oregon before returning to California and finding temporary housing in Hunters Point. Eventually ...
Poster informing the public about a Redress workshop (ddr-janm-4-13)
doc Poster informing the public about a Redress workshop (ddr-janm-4-13)
Poster informing the public about a Redress workshop taking place in San Francisco, California (February 14, 1992).
Art Okuno Interview (ddr-manz-1-80)
vh Art Okuno Interview (ddr-manz-1-80)
Nisei male. Born September 15, 1921, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in Heart Mountain, served as scoutmaster ...
Nisei boy sitting with baggage (ddr-densho-151-265)
img Nisei boy sitting with baggage (ddr-densho-151-265)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Young high school boy of Japanese ancestry at Wartime Civil Control Administration station awaiting evacuation bus. He is a member of the first contingent of over 600 persons to be evacuated from San Francisco.
Michiko Hara Kawaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-115)
vh Michiko Hara Kawaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-115)
Nisei female. Born September 30, 1925, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco where father ran a dry cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, lived in Indiana and attended college. Eventually returned to California.
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