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Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 69 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-158)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 69 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-158)
Selected article titles: "JACL to Hold Inaugural Ball"; "Denver YBA News"; "Junior YBA News"; "Evacuee Student Wins Fellowship"; "Heart Mountain Woman, Age 93, Leaves for Coast"; "Project Director's Son Killed in Action"; "Amache Nisei is Commissioned in Pacific"; "Nisei Girl Will Graduate from Milwaukee College"; "No Trouble Here!"; "Jap-American Aid Post-War Problems"; "Are Oriental Foods ...

Narrator Mary Hamano

Nisei female. Born July 14, 1921, in San Gabriel, California. Spent childhood in Los Angeles where father operated a shoe repair business and grocery store. Family was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Resettled in Denver after the war and worked in several businesses in Japantown. Married in 1947 and ...

Narrator Esther Takei Nishio

Nisei female. Born February 20, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Venice, California, where father and uncle ran a carnival concession stand. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. In 1944, was part of a group organized by the Quakers ...

Narrator Mas Okabe

Nisei male. Born 1929 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents operated a restaurant. During World War II, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, in 1945, then went to Japan with family. Lived in Japan for a time ...
Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
vh Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents operated a restaurant. During World War II, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, in 1945, then went to Japan with family. Lived in Japan for a time ...
Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
vh Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
Nisei female. Born July 8, 1928, in Boyle Heights, California. At an early age, went to live with family friends when father passed away and mother contracted tuburculosis. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. While in camp, mother relapsed and Toshiko again went ...
Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
img Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Not all the center residents will return to their former homes. Many have found permanent "relocation" in the sandy soil on which the tar paper barracks were hurriedly erected. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942 ...
Families leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-771)
img Families leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-771)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Shown here is a young miss, dressed in her Sunday best, waiting with the family possessions while her mother makes final arrangements for boarding the train. Scenes at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad depot, Granada, Colorado, as 170 evacuees from the Amache Center entrain for their ...
Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-513)
img Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-513)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Not all the center residents will return to their former homes. Many have found permanent "relocation" in the sandy soil on which the tar paper barracks were hurriedly erected. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942 ...
Christmas celebration (ddr-densho-37-503)
img Christmas celebration (ddr-densho-37-503)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Christmas at the Granada Relocation Center didn't provide a Christmas tree for each barracks room home, but there was one at each mess hall, and it is the steward himself in a pair of red pajamas and a Santa Claus mask that makes the yuletide real for ...
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 12 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-412)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 12 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-412)
Selected article titles: "100 Men Wanted Immediately to Unload Coal and Wood -- Report to Placement, 1208" (p. 1), "Fuel Shortage Imminent. Best Warns That Coal Rationing Will Affect Center Residents" (p. 1), "Third Stage of Evacuation" (p. 2), "Camp Life is Deteriorating Nisei, Warns Elmer L. Shirrell" (p. 2), "Negroes Migrate to Former Japanese Colonies Along ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 82 (July 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-171)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 82 (July 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-171)
Selected article titles: "Choking This League Takes Courage"; "On the Other Hand"; "Manhunt is On"; "Nisei Soldier Finds His Father in Okinawa"; "$8000 Damage Caused by Storm in Amache"; "Returnee News"; "2,111 Casualties"; "Joins Staff at Clinic"; "'You're All Foreigners!'"; "U.S. Commissioner as Draft Dodgers; Bonds $2500"; "Business Priming Firm Established"; "Rikimaru Creditors ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 24 (February 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-113)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 24 (February 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-113)
Selected article titles: "'Fellow American' Radio Program"; "Girl Chemist Wounded in College Laboratory"; "On the Other Hand"; "Compensation Sought"; "Dance Band Named"; "Labor Contracts Offered Here"; "Ickes Reports on Relocation Work"; "Amache Ranch Property to be Put Up for Bids"; "Report Given by Clapp"; "Want Ads Today"; "Death Threat to Returned Evacuees in Oakland Investigated by ...

Narrator Kay Uno Kaneko

Nisei female. Born October 7, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, age nine when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, so family could ...
Susumu Yenokida Interview (ddr-manz-1-35)
vh Susumu Yenokida Interview (ddr-manz-1-35)
Nisei male. Born June 28, 1925, in Turlock, California. Grew up in the Cortez, California, area. During World War II, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. When drafted by the military, refused to report for the preinduction physical, and was tried and jailed for refusing the draft. Served ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 155 (December 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-241)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 155 (December 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-241)
Selected article titles: "Amache Barrack Use in Denver Called Absurd"; "Oregon Church Christmas Fete"; "New York Citizens League Urges Truman to Support Permanent FEPC"; "Play to be Presented at Methodist Church"; "Nisei Ship's Cook Returns from Yokohama; Reports on Devastation"; "Taira Added to Yale University Faculty"; "Sergeant Tannouye Attends Big Dinner"; "Prince's Cabinet Fell ...

Narrator Eddie M. Inaba

Nisei male. Born May 9, 1917, in Walnut Grove, California. Parents worked at Canal Ranch, an agricultural community, where they grew produce for Libby, McNeill & Libby. Parents also owned and ran a bar in Walnut Grove. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After ...
Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
vh Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
Yonsei male. Born March 28, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Following the war, became a counselor in the public school system in Los Angeles. Active in a number of community causes including ...
Nancy K. Araki Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-357)
vh Nancy K. Araki Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-357)
Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

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Tulean Dispatch Vol. 4 No. 85 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-171)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 4 No. 85 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-171)
Selected article titles: "WACC Recruiter is On Project" (p. 1), "Red Cross Meeting" (p. 1), "Language School... Aliens, Citizens May Apply For Entrance" (p. 1), "Local High School Tutors Pool Books For Library" (p. 1), "Citizen Female Registration is Being Held At Old Canteen" (p. 1), "U.C. Club Rally is Cancelled" (p. 1), "1050 Pigs ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 133 (November 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-67)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 133 (November 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-67)
Selected article titles: "Masaoka Refused Admittance at Lechner Meeting in Brighto: American-Born Japanese Attempt to Enter Meeting in Denver; Again Refused Right"; "On the Other Hand"; "Want Ads"; "Deputy Marshal Fined $100 in Assault Case"; "Chaplain Points to Needs of Trainees"; "Civic League Recommends 'No' for No. 3 Alien Land Amendment"; "Battle Story of Infantrymen"; "Youth ...
Min Tonai Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-302)
vh Min Tonai Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-302)
Nisei male. Born February 6, 1929, in San Pedro, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father ran several successful stores. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp returned to California to attend school. Served in Korea and ...
Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection (ddr-densho-329)
Collection Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection (ddr-densho-329)
The Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto collection consists mostly of correspondence to Kaneji Domoto from his wife Sally, and his sisters Wakako and Yuriko. The letters primarily date between 1942 and 1952, when Kaneji was on the East Coast looking for work and his family was held at Amache, and after WWII when his family settled ...

Narrator Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu

Nisei male. Born February 7, 1925, in Sacramento, California. At a very young age, sent to Japan for several years. Returned at age six and lived with family in Loomis, California. During World War II, removed to the Arboga Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred briefly to the Amache concentration camp ...

Narrator Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto

Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration ...
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