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Japanese Americans picking sports teams (ddr-densho-37-543)
img Japanese Americans picking sports teams (ddr-densho-37-543)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Dick Kunishima, Coach and former California High School Athletic Director, tears his team apart between halves of a Stockton - Santa Anita Game.
Japanese American cooking (ddr-densho-37-593)
img Japanese American cooking (ddr-densho-37-593)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Student Mary Sakai, former resident of Stockton, California, is shown putting sliced carrots in a double boiler in preparation for the drying process.
Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview II (ddr-manz-1-52)
vh Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview II (ddr-manz-1-52)
Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking ...

Narrator Mary Suzuki Ichino

Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking ...
Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview I (ddr-manz-1-51)
vh Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview I (ddr-manz-1-51)
Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking ...
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-29)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-29)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_001

Narrator Michi Weglyn

Nisei female, born November 29, 1926, in Stockton, California. Raised in Brentwood, California, before being incarcerated at Gila River, Arizona. Graduated from high school in the camp in 1944, and after being released, attended Mount Holyoke College. In the 1950s, worked as costume designer for the Perry Como Show television program. Researched and wrote the groundbreaking ...
Lillian Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-224)
vh Lillian Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-224)
Nisei/Sansei female. Born December 14, 1928, in Stockton, California. Father was Issei and mother was Nisei, born in Hawaii. Grew up in Santa Monica, California. During World War II, moved with family to Colorado to avoid mass removal. Remained in Denver, later operating a grocery store and greenhouse business with husband.
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-30)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-30)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_002
Pop Suzuki (ddr-csujad-11-89)
img Pop Suzuki (ddr-csujad-11-89)
A character from the "Little Kabuki" in Stockton, California. This photo is addressed from Suzuki to Tazu. From page 35 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_35_001
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-36)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-36)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_008
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-32)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-32)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_004
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-31)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-31)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_003

Narrator Lillian Sato

Nisei/Sansei female. Born December 14, 1928, in Stockton, California. Father was Issei and mother was Nisei, born in Hawaii. Grew up in Santa Monica, California. During World War II, moved with family to Colorado to avoid mass removal. Remained in Denver, later operating a grocery store and greenhouse business with husband.
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-33)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-33)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_005
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-34)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-34)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_006
Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-35)
img Hiroshima Ken gathering (ddr-csujad-11-35)
A group of photos from a community gathering in Stockton, California. The caption reads, "Hiroshima Ken Gathering." From page 15 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_15_007

Narrator Nancy Nakata Gohata

Sansei female. Born October 16, 1940, in Compton, California. As an infant, taken with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the government issued the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," family was transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for ten years at a farm labor camp on an island outside of ...
James Sakamoto Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-1)
vh James Sakamoto Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-1)
Nisei male. Born April 18, 1924, in Mayfield, California. Spent prewar childhood years in Alviso, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, moved with family to Stockton, California, in an attempt to avoid mass removal. Despite this, was removed to the Stockton Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Resettled in Colorado ...
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-255)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-255)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have been at this Assembly Center for several days and are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families. Later, all will be transferred to War Relocation Authority centers to spend the duration.
Unloading baggage from truck (ddr-densho-151-458)
img Unloading baggage from truck (ddr-densho-151-458)
Original caption: Stockton, California. The first day at an assembly center. A new unit of the barracks is being opened today for the eight busloads of arrivals. This photo shows the luggage and bed-rolls which have come in by truck, deposited here for inspection for contraband. Evacuees then take their possessions to the barracks to which ...
Young Japanese Americans gathering outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-253)
img Young Japanese Americans gathering outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-253)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Young persons of Japanese ancestry, second and third generation Americans. They have been in camp about a week, where there is little for them to do as yet. The sun is very hot. The oldest of these boys has been studying this morning. The book that he carries is a text on ...
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-256)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-256)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have been at this Assembly center for several days and are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families. Later, all will be transferred to a War Relocation Authority center to spend the duration.
Babs Namasu (ddr-csujad-11-90)
img Babs Namasu (ddr-csujad-11-90)
A character from the "Little Kabuki" in Stockton. This photo is addressed from Shigeru [?] to Tazu Kawamoto. From page 35 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_35_002

Narrator Susumu Ito

Nisei male. Born July 27, 1919, in Stockton, California. Emeritus professor of anatomy at Harvard Medical School. During World War II, was second lieutenant, 522nd Field Artillery Battalion of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. In his interview, he discusses his memories of serving in the 442nd and some of the more psychological aspects of combat.
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