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Puyallup memorial sculpture (ddr-densho-35-56)
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This memorial sculpture is dedicated to Japanese Americans incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center.
Puyallup memorial sculpture (ddr-densho-35-58)
img Puyallup memorial sculpture (ddr-densho-35-58)
This memorial sculpture is dedicated to Japanese Americans incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-53)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-53)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-49)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-49)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-50)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-50)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Seichi Hayashida Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-14-1)
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Motivation for Issei immigration: to earn money and return
Seichi Hayashida Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-14-10)
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Description of the Japanese American farming community in Bellevue
Seichi Hayashida Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-14-11)
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Prewar Japanese American community activities: Courier baseball league
Exterior of barracks (ddr-densho-35-6)
img Exterior of barracks (ddr-densho-35-6)
Local farmers now own a few barracks from the Tule Lake concentration camp. The buildings are used for storage, have been made into homes and garages, or are abandoned, like this one. The exterior of the barracks have remained almost untouched since World War II.
Interior of barracks (ddr-densho-35-16)
img Interior of barracks (ddr-densho-35-16)
These barracks are one of two owned by a local farmer. The interior appears to have been untouched since World War II.
Former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California (ddr-densho-35-17)
img Former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California (ddr-densho-35-17)
Japanese Americans at the Tule Lake concentration camp called this natural formation "Abalone Hill" because of its shape. Abalone Hill and Castle Rock are two major formations near the camp area.
Former site of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-densho-35-32)
img Former site of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-densho-35-32)
The Minidoka concentration camp was located in the wastelands of southern Idaho. Currently, very few structures remain and the land is used for agriculture. Part of the camp existed in this area in the 1940s.
Shoshone Falls (ddr-densho-35-33)
img Shoshone Falls (ddr-densho-35-33)
Shoshone Falls was a popular destination for Japanese Americans from the Minidoka concentration camp. The camp inmates had to apply for a day pass before leaving the confines of the camp to take a day trip to the falls.
Guard tower searchlight (ddr-densho-35-26)
img Guard tower searchlight (ddr-densho-35-26)
The Tule Lake Museum, located on the town's fairgrounds, displays artifacts from the Tule Lake concentration camp. Shown here is a searchlight from a guard tower.
Seichi Hayashida Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-14-12)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "we're in trouble now"
Seichi Hayashida Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-14-14)
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Deciding what to take and what to leave behind during mass removal
Seichi Hayashida Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-14-36)
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Remembering the curfew placed on Japanese Americans before mass removal
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