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Petition (ddr-one-3-11)
doc Petition (ddr-one-3-11)
Typed petition asking for an exemption from Executive Order 9066 on behalf of Kenjiro, Kay, and George Kida living in White Salmon, Washington. Signed by 67 members of the White Salmon community.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida in her home (ddr-one-3-118)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida standing next to piece of furniture in her home in White Salmon, Washington.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-100)
Color polaroid photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida in front of the Kidas' home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
George and Miyuki
img George and Miyuki "Kay" Kida in fornt of their home (ddr-one-3-122)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida standing next to their home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
Christmas card from the Parriotts to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-62)
doc Christmas card from the Parriotts to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-62)
Christmas card to the Kidas from the Parriotts (likely Bert and Mattie Parriott). Envelope is postmarked White Salmon, Washington, December 26, 1943.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida in front of her home (ddr-one-3-121)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and a relative visiting from Japan standing in front of her home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
Family in front of house (ddr-one-3-86)
img Family in front of house (ddr-one-3-86)
Color polaroid photograph of George Kida's family visiting from Japan standing in front of the Kidas' house on Pucker Huddle Road in White Salmon, Washington. Top left corner is damaged.
Kenjiro Kida's diary (ddr-one-3-123)
doc Kenjiro Kida's diary (ddr-one-3-123)
Bound diary with gray cover. The year on the front cover is based on the Japanese imperial calendar and says Meiji 43 (1910). Written in by Kenjiro Kida while working for George Pyatt. He wrote in it in both Japanese and English. Contents of diary about weather and daily life working for George Pyatt in White …
Woman in kimono (ddr-one-3-101)
img Woman in kimono (ddr-one-3-101)
Color photograph of a young Japanese woman in a red silk kimono. On the back is written "My wife, Kumiko" and the kanji for her name. The envelope is from Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon, Washington, and is addressed to Mitsuko Combs. Bob McCoy's phone number is also written on the envelope in he upper …
Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection (ddr-one-3)
Collection Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection (ddr-one-3)
This collection consists of personal correspondence, legal documents, photographic prints, news clippings, and other materials related to a Japanese American family from White Salmon, Washington. These historical records trace a journey that included hurdles of federal and state laws, war and incarceration, exile and resettlement. Significantly, the collection includes firsthand accounts of the Portland Assembly Center …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-32)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated December 18, 1942. Mentions that there is some hope that the Kidas might be able to come home soon. She also writes that the Kidas found good people to work for (Rosella and J.P. …
George Kida memorial card and obituary (ddr-one-3-102)
doc George Kida memorial card and obituary (ddr-one-3-102)
A funeral memorial card for George Kida for his funeral on Nov. 16, 1998. Includes a newspaper clipping of his obituary published November 18, 1998 and a photocopy of the newspaper clipping.
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-38)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated February 14, 1943. Writes to Kida family that she is homesick and misses them. Asks if they have heard anything about being let home. Says that Maud Chamberlain's husband was killed in the Soloman …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-17)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family) on June 16, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt asks after the family's well being after they had been vaccinated. Also tells of visits from several friends, including George Clark, Mr. Johnson, and Mrs. Crogman, who expressed her appreciation of having the Kidas' car to use. …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-22)
Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida, dated July 6, 1942. Mrs. Pyatt writes that she wishes she could be there with Kay as she is alone at the Portland Assembly Center since her husband Kenjiro and son George have left for temporary work leave in Eastern Oregon. Sarah "Sade" Pyatt tells Kay about …
George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-87)
img George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-87)
Color photograph of George Kida and family visiting from Japan visiting Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida's gravestones. George is on the right.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida (ddr-one-3-73)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon dated February 26, 1944. In the letter he gives advice about avoiding the draft by failing the physical examination. Says that if George does not pass the physical examination he will be put back in 4A classification. Mentions that he …
Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. (ddr-one-3-107)
doc Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. (ddr-one-3-107)
Christmas letter from Keith McCoy to Mack and Dixie. Mentions George Kida's death and that Keith McCoy was the grandson of Vickie Waldron (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt's sister). Also mentions the obituary that Keith McCoy wrote for George Kida. The index card lists the dates of birth and death for Sarah "Sade" Pyatt, George Pyatt, Miyuki "Kay" …
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-55)
Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida dated November 29. He is planning on visiting Mrs. Pyatt to see how she is. He says he will report back to Kay about how she is and what her mental status is. He does not think she will last long. Advises George to fix the …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-47)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated April 29, 1943. Asks how Kenjiro and George are getting along with their potatoes and beets. She asks if they are living on Mr. Dunaway's place. Notes that the address on their last letter …
George Kida thank you card, memorial card, and obituary (ddr-one-3-103)
doc George Kida thank you card, memorial card, and obituary (ddr-one-3-103)
A card from Mitsuko (Combs), Mitsuno, and Emi thanking people for coming to George Kida's funeral with insert. Includes two photocopies of this card, one including George Kida's obituary, a photocopy of the funeral memorial card for George Kida's funeral, and a copy of Keith McCoy's obituary for George Kida in "The Enterprise" dated Thursday, December …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Charlie and Flora Pyatt (ddr-one-3-36)
Letter addressed to "sister and brother" (Flora and Charlie Pyatt, Sarah "Sade" Pyatt's brother and sister-in-law), from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt dated January 15, 1943. Says she wishes the Kidas ("the children") were home. Describes Kay as a good nurse. She gives them the Kidas' address. Says that James Albert "Al" Johnson was living on their place …
George Kida and woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-99)
img George Kida and woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-99)
Color photograph of a Japanese woman wearing a long tan coat and George Kida both holding recently caught fish.
George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-96)
img George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-96)
Color photograph of two Japanese people at the gravesite of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida. One person is kneeling and praying, the man (George Kida) is standing.
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-51)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated November 19, 1943. Mrs. Pyatt suffered a stroke and was writing from the West Klickitat Hospital; she addressed the letter incorrectly, so there was a letter from Wilma Thornton, the hospital manager, included, which …
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