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Testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi (ddr-densho-67-247)
doc Testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi (ddr-densho-67-247)
Written testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi of Tacoma, Washington. Incarcerated at the Pinedale Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of James P. Egawa (ddr-densho-67-210)
doc Testimony of James P. Egawa (ddr-densho-67-210)
Written testimony of James P. Egawa of Tacoma, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Psychological Impact and Redress." Personal information excised by Densho.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-418)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-418)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Sitting at the head table from left to right: Reverend Sunya Pratt (from Tacoma, Washington), Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa (from Seattle, Washington), Reverend Eiyu Terao (from Spokane, Washington), Reverend Ikuta from (Vancouver, British Columbia), Reverend ...
Testimony of Thomas S. Takemura (ddr-densho-67-153)
doc Testimony of Thomas S. Takemura (ddr-densho-67-153)
Written testimony of Thomas S. Takemura of Tacoma, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and then moved to Illinois. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Veterans." Personal information excised by Densho.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-413)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-413)
Black and white photographic negative of the head table at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the Seattle Buddhist Church's basement. From left to right: Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa (from Seattle, Washington), Reverend Eiyu Terao (from Spokane, Washington), Reverend Shinjo Ikuta (from Vancouver, British Columbia), Reverend Tesshin Shibata (from White River, Washington), Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono ...
Vandalized Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-761)
img Vandalized Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-761)
Original WRA caption: Tacoma Buddhist Church, Tacoma, Washington. View showing the results of pilferage of evacuee property originally stored in the Tacoma Buddhist Church. Shows isle way full of pilfered belongings from unidentified trunks and chests. This view is strictly in back of the first view of trunks seen in S-103, and at right angles to ...
Tacoma Hongwanji Buddhist Church (ddr-csujad-25-340)
img Tacoma Hongwanji Buddhist Church (ddr-csujad-25-340)
A group photograph of the funeral attendees taken in front of "Tacoma Hongwanji Buddhist Church", in Tacoma, Washington. It is probably taken in the early 1900s. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_002
Testimony of Frank Niwa (ddr-densho-67-184)
doc Testimony of Frank Niwa (ddr-densho-67-184)
Written testimony of Frank Niwa of Tacoma, Washington. Incarcerated in the Pinedale Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Tule Lake Center."
Young Buddhist League Convention Court and Queen (ddr-one-1-26)
img Young Buddhist League Convention Court and Queen (ddr-one-1-26)
Black and white photographic print of the Fourth Annual Northwest Young Buddhist League's Convection Court and Queen. Left to Right: Mae (Okazaki) Sasaki of Tacoma, Washington; Margaret Tomoguchi of Seattle, Washington; Mary (Nakata) Fujii of Portland, Oregon (Queen); Sumi (Hashimoto) Kurokawa, and Takako Nitta of Spokane, Washington. This photograph was found in Frank Hirahara's memorabilia of ...
Eddie Owada Interview (ddr-manz-1-37)
vh Eddie Owada Interview (ddr-manz-1-37)
Nisei male. Born December 22, 1925, in Tacoma, Washington. Grew up primarily on Vashon Island, Washington. Removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, Washington, later transferring to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Drafted into the army and served with the Military Intelligence Service. Worked for the U.S. Forest Service and eventually ...
Joe Seto Interview (ddr-manz-1-141)
vh Joe Seto Interview (ddr-manz-1-141)
Nisei male. Born 1924 in Tacoma, Washington. Grew up in Tacoma, where father worked for a produce business. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp temporarily to work harvesting sugar beets for a sugar company. Drafted into the army in 1945. ...
McCarver R (ddr-csujad-25-348)
img McCarver R (ddr-csujad-25-348)
A group photograph of music performers of Morton Matthew McCarver Middle School in Tacoma, Seattle. The photograph is taken by A. B. Read Photo Studio in Tacoma, Washington in front of the school building in June 1937. Inscription reads: Read a3555. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_010
Washington State Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-42)
Collection Washington State Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-42)
The collection of the Washington State Historical Society at Tacoma, Washington, contains a single photograph of Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown, in the early 1900s.
YBA Tacoma Baseball Team (ddr-one-1-28)
img YBA Tacoma Baseball Team (ddr-one-1-28)
Black and white photographic negative of a Japanese American baseball team in uniforms that read "YBA". The team has been identified as from Tacoma, Washington. First from the right in the front row: Ted Taniguchi, First from the right in the back row: Stogie Kawabata.
9A Class McCarver Junior High School (ddr-csujad-25-346)
img 9A Class McCarver Junior High School (ddr-csujad-25-346)
A group photograph of the 9A Class students of Morton Matthew McCarver Middle School in Tacoma, Seattle. The photograph is taken by A. B. Read Photo Studio in Tacoma, Washington in front of the school building in June 1939. Japanese American students are included. Inscription reads: Read A3772. See this object in the California State Universities ...
9A Class McCarver School (ddr-csujad-25-345)
img 9A Class McCarver School (ddr-csujad-25-345)
A group photograph of the 9A Class students at Morton Matthew McCarver Middle School in Tacoma, Seattle. The photograph is taken by A. B. Read Photo Studio in Tacoma, Washington in front to the school building in June 1933. Japanese American students are included. Inscription reads: Read A3102. See this object in the California State Universities ...
Family in their backyard (ddr-densho-12-14)
img Family in their backyard (ddr-densho-12-14)
This is the backyard of the Kunitsugu family who resided at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The Kawai family of Tacoma, Washington is visiting the Kunitsugus. Left to right: Tomie Kunitsugu, Fusa Kunitsugu, Mae Kawai (child on the ground), Chiyeko Kawai, and Mrs. Kawai.
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 8 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-375)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 8 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-375)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Problems Discussed by 150" (p. 1), "Jobs Are Like Time They Do Not Wait" (p. 1), "Many Jobs Offered in Los Angeles Area" (p. 4), "Gets Pamphlets on 'Small Business' for Chicago Area" (p. 4), "First Evacuee Returns to Tacoma, Washington" (p. 4).
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-118-18)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-118-18)
Husband's previous job at a lumber mill in Tacoma, Washington

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

9A Class McCarver Intermediate School (ddr-csujad-25-347)
img 9A Class McCarver Intermediate School (ddr-csujad-25-347)
A group photograph of the 9A Class students of Morton Matthew McCarver Middle School in Tacoma, Seattle. The photograph is taken by A. B. Read Photo Studio in Tacoma, Washington in front of the school building in June 1936. Inscription reads: Read A37_09. It appears that this photograph belongs to "Fusako Yoshihara." Autographed by students on ...
Wesley K. Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-166)
vh Wesley K. Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-166)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born May 20, 1935, in Tacoma, Washington. Spent early childhood in Kent, Washington, and was removed with family to the Pinedale Assembly Center at age seven. Family was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and then moved to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled and attended grade school and high school in Chicago, ...
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-118-27)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-118-27)
Celebrating Fourth of July by going to the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Washington

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

Ron Magden Interview (ddr-densho-1000-162)
vh Ron Magden Interview (ddr-densho-1000-162)
White male. Born August 30, 1926, in Mountain Home, Idaho. An enterprising child, took a job selling newspapers at age nine. High school age during the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, remembers reading about anti-Japanese sentiment in Boise, Idaho. Attended the University of Idaho and taught in Orofino, Idaho, for three years before ...

Narrator Joe Seto

Nisei male. Born 1924 in Tacoma, Washington. Grew up in Tacoma, where father worked for a produce business. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp temporarily to work harvesting sugar beets for a sugar company. Drafted into the army in 1945. ...
George Morihiro Interview (ddr-densho-1000-182)
vh George Morihiro Interview (ddr-densho-1000-182)
Nisei male. Born September 19, 1924, in Tacoma, Washington, and spent childhood in Fife, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Drafted into the army in 1944 and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. Awarded the Purple Heart for actions in the Battle ...
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