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Birthday card to a Nisei man from his family (ddr-densho-153-151)
doc Birthday card to a Nisei man from his family (ddr-densho-153-151)
Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-140)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-140)
Excerpt: "Here it is, exactly one week since we got back to Los Angeles." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-147)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-147)
Excerpt: "I congratulate your no. 25th birthday Jan 30th." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-143)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-143)
Excerpt: "Okay, okay! I'm writing! Please don't get angry!" Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-146)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-146)
Excerpt: "Received your string of post cards and the continued letters." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-148)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-148)
Excerpt: "Gosh don't blow up! I didn't say I would write once a week." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-144)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-144)
Excerpt: "We got two trunks and a bag yesterday while we are absent." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-145)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-145)
Excerpt: "I certainly am not keeping up with my correspondence but I can tell you that I at least came home with a good grade on my report card." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-141)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-141)
Excerpt: "Please forgive me for not writing more often. I guess a little excitement of being home causes me to forget!" Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.

Narrator Tomiye Terasaki

Kibei female. Born October 5, 1910, in San Francisco, California. At age three, sent to live with grandfather and receive education in Fukuoka, Japan. After high school, temporarily moved to Tokyo and assisted family-owned business. In 1929, returned to U.S. to join parents in Sacramento. After arranged marriage to Mr. Tadao Sakita, moved to Los ...

Narrator George S. Matsui

Nisei male. Born March 1, 1915, in Los Angeles, California. Spent prewar childhood in Long Beach, California, but attended grade school and junior high in Japan. Returned to the United States to attend high school. In 1941, was drafted into the U.S. army and sent to Camp Roberts, San Luis Obispo, California for basic training ...
Tomiye Terasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-122)
vh Tomiye Terasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-122)
Kibei female. Born October 5, 1910, in San Francisco, California. At age three, sent to live with grandfather and receive education in Fukuoka, Japan. After high school, temporarily moved to Tokyo and assisted family-owned business. In 1929, returned to U.S. to join parents in Sacramento. After arranged marriage to Mr. Tadao Sakita, moved to Los ...
Frank Sumida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-261)
vh Frank Sumida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-261)
Nisei male. Born August 10, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. Grew up primarily in Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a restaurant. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita assembly Center, California, where he participating in running an organized gambling operation. Moved briefly to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before being sent to ...
Kenji Suematsu Interview (ddr-densho-1003-11)
vh Kenji Suematsu Interview (ddr-densho-1003-11)
Nisei male. Born April 29, 1934, in Brawley, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Father was arrested by the FBI and mother had a nervous breakdown. Kenji and his sister were sent to stay at the Shonien orphanage in Los Angeles. During mass removal, taken to Manzanar with other orphans and placed in the Manzanar ...
Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. Family moved to the Fresno area to avoid going to camp, but was still sent to the Fresno assembly center, California. Was a member of an advance crew that went early to help set up the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas.

(This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage ...

Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-260)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-260)
Article titles: "Japanese Unfamiliar with Cotton Picking"; "Limitations of Jap Labor in Cotton Picking Are Told"; "Santa Anita Internees Sent On Way to Arkansas"; "Call for 160 Japanese Beet Workers"; "Work Going Ahead on Camp at Hunt"; "Indian Service Men at Manzanar"; "Japs Afraid to Go Into Beet Fields"; "Japanese Lads Help Get in Big Montana ...
Mits Yamasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-366)
vh Mits Yamasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-366)
Nisei male. Born February 3, 1924, in Caldwell, Idaho. In the early 1930s, sent with brothers to live in the Shonien orphanage in Los Angeles after mother develops tuberculosis. Remained in Shonien until the onset of World War II. During the war, removed with a friend's family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and ...
George S. Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-2)
vh George S. Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-2)
Nisei male. Born March 1, 1915, in Los Angeles, California. Spent prewar childhood in Long Beach, California, but attended grade school and junior high in Japan. Returned to the United States to attend high school. In 1941, was drafted into the U.S. army and sent to Camp Roberts, San Luis Obispo, California for basic training ...
Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview (ddr-densho-1009-3)
vh Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview (ddr-densho-1009-3)
This interview was conducted with husband and wife Charlie and Mary Matsubara, and Mary's sister Evelyn Togami. Charlie was born June 3, 1920, in San Francisco, California. Mary was born January 3, 1922, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Evelyn was born December 9, 1920, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mary and Evelyn were living in California with ...
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