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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 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-153-148)
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 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.
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.
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 Angeles, ...
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. Was ...
Ronald Ikejiri Interview (ddr-densho-1000-461)
vh Ronald Ikejiri Interview (ddr-densho-1000-461)
Sansei male. Born December 3, 1948, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, parents had been incarcerated at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Father signed 'no-no' on the so-called 'loyalty questionnaire', renounced U.S. citizenship, and was sent to the Department of Justice camp at Bismarck, North Dakota. Family did not end up expatriating to ...
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 ...

CSU Northridge Reverend Wendell L. Miller Collection (ddr-csujad-20)
Collection CSU Northridge Reverend Wendell L. Miller Collection (ddr-csujad-20)
Reverend Wendell L. Miller was pastor of the University Methodist Church, Los Angeles. He became involved in local politics when gambling and prostitution began edging toward the area surrounding the University of Southern California (USC) campus. Miller founded the Citizens Independent Vice Investigating Committee (C.I.V.I.C.), which also campaigned against crime and corruption in City Hall, ultimately ...
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 ...

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 Angeles, ...
Letter adding a contribution to the gift fund for Larry and Guyo Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-369)
doc Letter adding a contribution to the gift fund for Larry and Guyo Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-369)
Roy Nishikawa's contribution to the gift fund. The JACL Committee of 150 honored Larry and Guyo Tajiri for their work with the Pacific Citizen.
Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-116)
doc Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-116)
A discussion about talking to Wayne Collins about the Iva Toguri d'Aquino pardon effort.
Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-126)
doc Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-126)
Letter discussing the changing attitudes in the JACL as well as Wayne Collins dislike of the organization.
Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-113)
doc Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-113)
Guyo Tajiri participated in a JACL led effort to receive a pardon for Iva Toguri d'Aquino. This is a letter from Robert M. Takasugi, a lawyer working with Wayne Collins on the case.
Letter adding a contribution to the gift fund for Larry and Guyo Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-363)
doc Letter adding a contribution to the gift fund for Larry and Guyo Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-363)
Mary Mittwer's contribution to the gift fund. The JACL Committee of 150 honored Larry and Guyo Tajiri for their work with the Pacific Citizen.
Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-117)
doc Letter regarding the effort to pardon Iva Toguri d'Aquino (ddr-densho-338-117)
A discussion about talking to Wayne Collins about the Iva Toguri d'Aquino pardon effort.
Thank you letter to Guyo and Larry Tajiri from Roy M. Nishikawa (ddr-densho-338-422)
doc Thank you letter to Guyo and Larry Tajiri from Roy M. Nishikawa (ddr-densho-338-422)
Copy of a letter included in the thank you book presented to Guyo and Larry Tajiri at the Tajiri Testimonial Banquet of the JACL. The testimonial banquet recognized the Tajiris for their decade of service running the Pacific Citizen.
Correspondence regarding the Northwest District chairmen (ddr-densho-277-167)
doc Correspondence regarding the Northwest District chairmen (ddr-densho-277-167)
A letter from the JACL headquarters requesting information about the Northwest District chairmen previous to 1931.
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 ...
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