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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 5 [August 30, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 5 [August 30, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-30)
Select article titles: "Full investigation of Arizona killings urged" (p. 1), "Justice official promises ongoing fight for rights" (p. 1), "Redress in Hawaii: 'Non-internees' may qualify" (p. 1), "Minority groups sue for Census adjustment" (p. 3), "Chicago JACL board opposes Thomas nomination to U.S. Supreme Court" (p. 3), "Next redress checks due for evacuees at least ...
The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-3)
img The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-3)
The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator, the weekly newspaper of the Minidoka concentration camp, outside the paper's office. The Minidoka Irrigator, a weekly paper, ran from September 10, 1942, through July 28, 1945, and contained news about the camp and of the war when Nisei began enlisting. Japanese Americans with a background in journalism worked on ...

Narrator Charles Z. Smith

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 ...

Narrator Richard Kosaki

Nisei male. Born September 14, 1924, in Waikiki, Hawaii. Attended McKinley High School, where he was student body president, just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Served as a language instructor for the U.S. Military Intelligence Service during World War II, and was stationed in Japan during the U.S. occupation. Earned PhD in ...
Hisato Ichimada and daughter with Masahide Kanayama and Chamber of Commerce president (ddr-njpa-4-114)
img Hisato Ichimada and daughter with Masahide Kanayama and Chamber of Commerce president (ddr-njpa-4-114)
Caption on reverse: "ICHIMADA GREETED: Japanese Finance Minister Hisato Ichimada and Financial Commissioner Gengo Suzuki are in Honolulu today enroute home to Tokyo from Washington, D.C., where they attended the general meetings of the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development and International Monetary Fund. Ichimada was accompanied by his daughter, Tomoko, and secretary. The party arrived ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 73, No. 26 (December 24-31, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 73, No. 26 (December 24-31, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-51)
Christmas/Holiday edition of Pacific Citizen. 52 pages long divided into 4 sections and a reference supplement. Selected article titles: "Japanese roots in America go back to 1610 in Mexico" (p. 1 A), "Half year remains till JACL Convention in Washington, D.C." (p. 3 B), "Sansei and sensei swap school ideas" (p. 1 C), "We can afford ...

Narrator George Koshi

Kibei male. Born June 16, 1911, in Greeley, Colorado. Raised in Denver, Colorado, until the age of five. Sent to Japan for schooling in 1917 and returned to the U.S. at the age of seventeen. Continued his education to eventually become the first Nikkei attorney in the state of Colorado. Drafted into the U.S. Army in ...
Department of Justice memo from the United States Attorney Director of Oregon Carl C. Donaugh on the Matter of the Detention of Keizaburo Koyama, a Japanese alien (ddr-one-5-116)
doc Department of Justice memo from the United States Attorney Director of Oregon Carl C. Donaugh on the Matter of the Detention of Keizaburo Koyama, a Japanese alien (ddr-one-5-116)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney from the District of Oregon to the Attorney General in Washington, D.C., on the detention of Dr. Keizaburo Koyama. The filled out form letter notes that the FBI took Dr. Koyama into custody on December 10, 1941 in Portland, Oregon and that he is ...
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 13. (ddr-one-5-229)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 13. (ddr-one-5-229)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the second page, Teru writes about how long she thought about writing this letter and only did so after receiving encouragement and permission to do so from Washington, D.C. She addresses the two reasons why her ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
Selected article titles: "Two Elected Directors of Co-op Board. Run-off Election Needed to Selected 12 More Members" (p. 1), "Civil Service Jobs Re-Open. WRA Plan for Use Of Nisei In Gov't. Jobs Meets Approval" (p. 1), "Naturalization Assured Alien Volunteers In War Powers Act" (p. 1), "New Barracks for WRA Staff Members To Overlook Canal" (p. ...
Nisei soldier and the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-1)
img Nisei soldier and the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-1)
T-Sergeant Ben Kuroki (center front), a famous Nisei war hero, poses with the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator, the Minidoka concentration camp newspaper. Front (left to right): Mitsu Yasuda, Cherry Tanaka, Ben Kuroki, Kimi Tambara, and Kerry Soejima. Middle: Mitsuko Miyoshi, unidentified, Sachi Yasui, Miye Takatsuka, Masako Tsujikawa, and Watson Asaba. Back: Johnny Okamoto, Peter Ohtaki, ...
The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-4)
img The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-4)
People of various ages worked on the Minidoka Irrigator, the newspaper of the Minidoka concentration camp. Issei were in charge of writing the Japanese section of the newspaper, for those who did not understand English. The Nisei concentrated on stories in English. Front (left to right): Kimi Tambara, Cherry Tanaka, and Mitsu Yasuda. Middle: Miyuki Inouye ...
Richard Kosaki Interview (ddr-janm-13-1)
vh Richard Kosaki Interview (ddr-janm-13-1)
Nisei male. Born September 14, 1924, in Waikiki, Hawaii. Attended McKinley High School, where he was student body president, just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Served as a language instructor for the U.S. Military Intelligence Service during World War II, and was stationed in Japan during the U.S. occupation. Earned PhD in ...
George Koshi Interview (ddr-densho-1008-1)
vh George Koshi Interview (ddr-densho-1008-1)
Kibei male. Born June 16, 1911, in Greeley, Colorado. Raised in Denver, Colorado, until the age of five. Sent to Japan for schooling in 1917 and returned to the U.S. at the age of seventeen. Continued his education to eventually become the first Nikkei attorney in the state of Colorado. Drafted into the U.S. Army in ...
The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-2)
img The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-2)
The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator, the newspaper of the Minidoka concentration camp, is shown in the paper's office. Far right (left to right): Takako Matsumoto (left) and Elsie Sata. Front (left to right): unidentified, Kimi Tambara, Cherry Tanaka, John Kanda, Miyuki Inouye, and Sachi Yasui. Back: Mitsuko Miyoshi, Harry Nakata, Watson Asaba, unidentified, unidentified, Mitsu ...
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Collection (ddr-densho-67)
Collection Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Collection (ddr-densho-67)
This collection consists of selected papers collected by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC), which was created on July 30, 1980 by an act of Congress. Formed mainly to investigate matters surrounding the incarceration and to recommend appropriate remedies, the CWRIC had no power to correct grievances and was viewed as a ...

Narrator Roger Shimomura

Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theater pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. The inspiration for many of his works are the diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother for fifty-six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his graduate degree from Syracuse University, New York. Shimomura has had ...
Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
vh Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theater pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. The inspiration for many of his works are the diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother for fifty-six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his graduate degree from Syracuse University, New York.

Shimomura has had ...

Narrator Peter Irons

White male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
Peter Irons Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-127)
vh Peter Irons Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-127)
White male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
Peter Irons Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-126)
vh Peter Irons Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-126)
White male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
Peter Irons Interview (ddr-densho-1012-16)
vh Peter Irons Interview (ddr-densho-1012-16)
White male. Born 1940 in Salem, Massachusetts. Family moved frequently during his childhood due to father's employment. Strongly influenced by parents' values regarding racial tolerance and inclusion, and principles learned through Unitarian Church. While attending Antioch College in Ohio, became involved in political and social activism for civil rights. Joined the youth branch of NAACP, the ...
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