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An oral history with Rumi Uragami (ddr-csujad-29-38)
av An oral history with Rumi Uragami (ddr-csujad-29-38)
An oral interview with Rumi Uragami, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site ...
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 5 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-405)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 5 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-405)
Selected article titles: "Are You Doing Your Bit? Help Needed at Factory" (p. 1), "Residents Must Not Make Unauthorized Movements" (p. 1), "'Pacific Citizen' Comments on Dispatch Farewell Issue" (p. 1), "Shortage on Paper Bags" (p. 1), "Gift Copy Awaits Ex-Rohwer People" (p. 2), "'Everything is Okay' Write Former Tuleans in Amache" (p. 2), "Interview: Dispatch ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 2 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-92)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 2 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-92)
Selected article titles: "Those Going Back Urged to Study Problems"; "Back from Colorado"; "On the Other Hand"; "Name New Commander for Language School"; "Wounded Soldier Visits Amache Family"; "Resettlement Story in Canada Disclosed: Control Shift Told"; "War Casualties in State Told"; "60,000 Can Relocate in East"; "Want Ads Today"; "Gardenan, Angeleno Receive Promotions"; "League Opens ...

Narrator Susumu Yenokida

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. 51 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-140)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 51 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-140)
Selected article titles: "See Conclave as Focus for Policy"; "On the Other Hand"; "Creditors of Japanese Banks May File Claims"; "5-Year-Old Boy Dies"; "Report Progress in Canadian Resettlement"; "3 More Wounded"; "Resettle in Colorado"; "Want Ads Today"; "Birth Reported"; "Marriage License Issued"; "All Americans"; "Minority Workers"; "Tokyo Shows Avid Interest in Anti-Evacuee Activities on West Coast ...
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 ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 41 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-130)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 41 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-130)
Selected article titles: "Myer May Ask for Nisei Protection"; "Relocation Pace at Amache Slower Now"; "Evacuee's Body Found; Ends 1-Year Mystery"; "San Jose Reports 2nd Outburst Against Nisei"; "At 'Forgotten Front'"; "Wins Essay Prize"; "Buddhist Hostel to Open"; "Production Engineer Speaks to Students"; "1st Michigan Nisei Legionnaire"; "Want Ads Today"; "Blame Press for Race Sentiment ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Christmas Eve party (ddr-densho-37-507)
img Christmas Eve party (ddr-densho-37-507)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Mrs. Tomiye Funai brings her two year old daughter Carol to the Christmas Eve Party for the children of Block 7-H at the Granada Relocation Center. There were no trees for the barracks room homes, but each mess hall provided a trimmed tree and presents for the children ...
Photograph of Sandie Saito (ddr-janm-1-132)
img Photograph of Sandie Saito (ddr-janm-1-132)
Black and white image of Sandie Saito. She has curly hair with a bow in it and is wearing a collared Roosevelt High School letterman's sweater. She is standing at the west end of the football field at the Granada (Amache) Incarceration Camp. Written on the photograph is: "To Molly. Just, Sandie". The caption along ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 16 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 16 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-20)
Selected article titles: "Report from Anzio Reveals Nisei Heroism" (p. 1), "First Nisei Civilian Since Evacuation Visits Lodi Area" (p. 1), "U.S. Supreme Court Grants Request to Consider Endo Test Case on WRA Detention" (p. 1), "Federal Grand Jury Indicts Three Amache Women for Alleged Aid to Nazi Prisoners" (p. 2), "Segregation Program Completed at ...

Narrator Mo Nishida

Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the ...
Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. and Mrs. Davis, October 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-23-14)
doc Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. and Mrs. Davis, October 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-23-14)
Describes in detail the long train ride from Sept. 15-18 between Merced and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp: the layout of the train cars, times to different towns, tunnels and coal smoke, eating and sleeping arrangements, military troops and equipment staged along the railway, desert scenery, late arrival at Amache, an extra night aboard the train ...
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 ...
An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-17)
av An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-17)
An oral history with Lillie Y. McCabe, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The interview covers the Anglo reverends and ministers who helped her while she was incarcerated at Amache, how ...
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 ...
Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-8)
img Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-8)
Oil Painting no. 1 of 2 "Masonite" by Geichiro Kare Kuramatsu. Geichiro (Ernest) Kare Kuramatsu was born in Japan in 1885 to a Russian mother and Japanese father. The family moved to Canada, and Ernest saw combat while serving with the Canadian Army in France during World War I. He completed this oil painting in 1943 ...
Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-6)
img Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-6)
Oil Painting no. 2 of 2 "Masonite" by Geichiro Kare Kuramatsu. Geichiro (Ernest) Kare Kuramatsu was born in Japan in 1885 to a Russian mother and Japanese father. The family moved to Canada, and Ernest saw combat while serving with the Canadian Army in France during World War I. He completed this oil painting in 1943 ...
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 ...
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