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Mike Masaoka arriving in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-970)
img Mike Masaoka arriving in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-970)
Caption on reverse: "Mike Masaoka greeted on arrival here: Mike Masaoka (second from left), national legislative director of the Anti-Discrimination Committee of the Japanese-American Citizens' League of Washington, D.C., is shown being greeted upon his arrival here Saturday evening by plane from San Francisco. Pictured with Masaoka are, left to right: Rep. Joseph Itagaki, Miss Margaret ...
Parade for the President (ddr-densho-114-58)
img Parade for the President (ddr-densho-114-58)
Original caption: PREPARATION FOR THE PARADE OF THE 442nd REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM (JAPANESE AMERICAN TROOPS) TO BE HELD IN WASHINGTON D.C. ON THE 15th JULY 1946. Major Sterlin C. Moore, Executive Officer of the 442nd Infantry, orienting his men as to what to expect on the Parade for the President of the United States. Major Moore's ...
Rohwer Outpost Vol. III No. 17 (August 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-93)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. III No. 17 (August 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-93)
Selected article titles: "Cannery: Tomatoes are Being Canned" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Group" (p. 1), "Alteration of Travel Grant System Effected by WRA" (p. 1), "Efficiency Program: Wage, Hour Officially Stabilized" (p. 1), "Washington D.C. Area Encouraging. Prospects in Farm and Factory Work Good" (p. 3), "Interested Residents May Apply for Jobs" (p. 4), "Editorials: Influx Into ...
Portrait of Douglas MacArthur II (ddr-njpa-1-986)
img Portrait of Douglas MacArthur II (ddr-njpa-1-986)
Caption on reverse: "WA-41-3/3/51-INP Soundphoto-Washington, D.C.. The White House announced today that President Eisenhower will nominate Douglas MacArthur II, above, nephew of General MacArthur, as State Department counselor. The 43-year-old MacArthur is a career foreign services officer presently serving as Special Assistant for International Affairs to Gen. Matthew Ridgway, NATO Commander in Paris. INP Photo-Sent 2245 ...
Working at the Regimental Command Post (ddr-densho-114-62)
img Working at the Regimental Command Post (ddr-densho-114-62)
Original caption: PREPARATION FOR PARADE OF 442nd COMBAT TEAM (JAPANESE AMERICAN TROOPS) TO BE HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., 15 July 1946. Issuing out overseas bars at the Regimental Command Post left to right are: 1st Lt. George H. Vogt, 1446 Ridge Road, Webster, New York (Personnel Adjutant), T/Sgt. George Miki, Honolulu, T.H. (Personnel Sergeant Major), Sgt. ...
A grassland expert receives an award (ddr-njpa-2-735)
img A grassland expert receives an award (ddr-njpa-2-735)
Caption on reverse: "GRASSLAND AWARD WINNER: Recognition of his accomplishment with grassland improvement on Maui for 1952 was given recently to Frank Thomas Murphy (left), former county agent by the National Fertilizer Association of Washington, D.C. An engraved silver plaque symbolic of his outstanding achievement in grassland farming was presented to Murphy by associate extension director ...
Newspaper clipping regarding Kong, Xianxi (ddr-njpa-1-801)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Kong, Xianxi (ddr-njpa-1-801)
Caption on front [translation]: "Five Million Dollar US Loan Arranged. Minister of Finance Kong Negotiates. [caption under photograph] Kong Xianxi. Washington, D.C. 28th (Domei). Kong Xianxi, minister of finance for the KMT governement, has spent several days meeting American political and economic figures and earnestly persuading them to provide US economic support since arriving on the ...
Fred Hirasuna Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-21-7)
vh Fred Hirasuna Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-21-7)
Importance of fundraising and a Washington, D.C. presence in lobbying efforts

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were ...

Tulean Dispatch Vol. 6 No. 36 (August 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-287)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 6 No. 36 (August 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-287)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Staff to Leave the Middle of Next Week" (p. 1), "Farmers Meeting Tonite" (p. 1), "Tule Exchange Group Named" (p. 1), "At Camp Shelby: New Insignia For Combat Team" (p. 1), "Prospects For Relocation Encouraging in Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, Del." (p. 1), "Editorial Page: Rev. Kitagawa's Report" (p. 2), "In Relocating: ...
442nd Regimental Combat Team parade (ddr-densho-114-184)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team parade (ddr-densho-114-184)
Original caption: Preparations are being made for a parade to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 15, 1946 by the 442nd Combat Team (Japanese-American troops), temporarily stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 7-6-46. Mr. Bill Davenport of 1569 Ethel Avenue, Lincoln Park, Michigan, former company commander in the 442nd Infantry, who was discharged last month, is ...
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-59)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-59)
Original caption: Preparations are being made for a parade to be held in Washington D.C., on July 15, 1946 by the 442nd Combat Team (Japanese-American troops), temporarily stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 7-6-46. Mr. Bill Davenport of 1569 Ethel Avenue, Lincoln Park, Michigan, former company commander in the 442nd Infantry, who was discharged last month, is ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 12 (February 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-103)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 12 (February 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-103)
Selected article titles: "Army Registration Begins Friday. Official Representatives Arrive Direct From Washington, D.C." (p. 1), "War Department's Message Read. Lt. Eugene Bogard Addresses Group at Town Hall Meeting" (p. 1), "Nisei Will Not Fight Japanese" (p. 1), "'Relocation Takes Another Meaning Today' States Brown" (p. 1), "FDR Endorses Action of War Department" (p. 1), "Army ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 10 (September 4, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 10 (September 4, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-36)
Selected article titles: "JACL nominates Rep. Inouye as 'outstanding young man'" (p. 1), "40 and 8 fail to eliminate own race bias" (p. 1), "Japanese industrial team winds up U.S. tour with turkey dinner in typical home" (p. 3), "Suggest Washington Office be dropped, National be liaison between chapters" (p. 5), "Watsonville Issei processing apples all ...
Charles Z. Smith Interview (ddr-densho-1000-169)
vh Charles Z. Smith Interview (ddr-densho-1000-169)
Born February 23, 1927, in Lakeland, Florida. Left home at age fourteen to live under the educational supervision of Dr. William H. Gray, Jr., attended Florida A & M, and graduated with a degree in business administration from Temple University. Graduated from University of Washington Law School in 1955, then served as law clerk for Supreme ...
Signed letter from H. L. Stafford, Project Director at Minidoka War Relocation Project, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, on the approval of Dr. Koyama's parole with docketing and filing stamps (ddr-one-5-243)
doc Signed letter from H. L. Stafford, Project Director at Minidoka War Relocation Project, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, on the approval of Dr. Koyama's parole with docketing and filing stamps (ddr-one-5-243)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from H.L. Stafford, Project Director of the Minidoka War Relocation Project, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Mr. Stafford writes about his interaction with Mrs. Koyama and her efforts to have her husband paroled. He is forwarding to Washington, D.C., a copy of her testimony. The letter ...
Weekly Press Review No. 45 (ddr-densho-156-358)
doc Weekly Press Review No. 45 (ddr-densho-156-358)
Original summary excerpts: A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR correspondent found the emphasis this week was shifting from the Tule Lake center itself to the "somewhat more calm and judicial precincts of a congressional committee room in Washington, D.C." Reports on new developments at the center were limited to the discovery of a "moonshine" still, plus a quantity ...

Narrator Betty Morita Shibayama

Nisei female. Born May 30, 1933, in Hood River, Oregon. Raised in the Hood River valley on family farm. After December 7, 1941, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and then to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1943, moved with family to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, before leaving camp for Chicago, Illinois, ...
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
A booklet of 50th Golden Anniversary 442 RCT includes mostly images of the events during the 5 days anniversary held in Hawaii. Also includes massages from Bill Clinton, U.S. President, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C., and addresses delivered by Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, Hawaii, Gen. Gordon L. ...
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 70 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-68)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 70 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-68)
Selected article titles: "Students to Aid Crop Harvest: 400 High School Students Start Work This Morning" (p. 1), "Miyamoto Takeda Leave for Work Inspection Tour" (p. 1), "Colony Boasts Only Hog Farm" (p. 1), "Colonists Urged to Help in Farm Work" (p. 1), "From Washington D.C.: Staff Artists Recognized" (p. 2), "Parents' Help Asked to Curb ...
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-152)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-152)
Nisei female. Born May 30, 1933, in Hood River, Oregon. Raised in the Hood River valley on family farm. After December 7, 1941, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and then to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1943, moved with family to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, before leaving camp for Chicago, Illinois, ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 36 No. 24 (June 12, 1953) (ddr-pc-25-24)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 36 No. 24 (June 12, 1953) (ddr-pc-25-24)
Selected article titles: "California forbids use of Japanese in Citizenship classes" (p. 1), "Inter-racial harmony of Hawaiian Islands combination of wise monarchy, economy, spirit of friendliness" (p. 1), "Los Angeles Democrat praises determination of Issei to become U.S. citizens, urges more funds to aid I&NS" (p. 2), "Japanese language schools: is it good or bad today? ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 36 No. 1 (January 2, 1953) (ddr-pc-25-1)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 36 No. 1 (January 2, 1953) (ddr-pc-25-1)
Selected article titles: "Thorough revision of immigration act recommended to President" (p. 1), "Caution Issei filing for M'Carran law benefits" (p. 1), "Reconstruction of postwar Japan amazing; industry of people stands" (p. 2), "Watsonville veteran refused haircut sets to push court case" (p. 2), "Erasure of racial restrictions from nationality code would be meaningless if delayed ...
Lury Sato Interview (ddr-one-7-6)
vh Lury Sato Interview (ddr-one-7-6)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1915, in Montavilla, Oregon. Grew up in Portland and attended college before World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband and lived in New York and Washington, D.C. Eventually returned to Portland.

(This material is based ...

Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
img Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
Caption on reverse: "MISS HAWAII AND RUNNERS-UP: Miss Claire Heen, chosen Miss Hawaii of 1951 at the Miss Hawaii pageant at the 49th State Fair last night, is shown at center. Miss Gloria Kanemura (left) and Miss Joan Scott were runners-up in that order. All three are leaving Sunday by United Airlines for New York City ...
Sankuro Ogasawara and two other Ministry of Finance officials (ddr-njpa-4-1718)
img Sankuro Ogasawara and two other Ministry of Finance officials (ddr-njpa-4-1718)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN FINANCE MINISTER HERE: Sankuro Ogasawara (center), Japanese finance minister, was a brief visitor here Saturday night enroute to Washington, D.C., where he will attend general meetings of the International Monetary Fund and of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He was accompanied by Gengo Suzuki (left), financial commissioner, and Taroichi Yoshida, ...
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