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Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4318 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-32)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4318 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-32)
Selected article titles: "First Arrest Made in Anti-Nisei Terror Raids"; "S.F. Chronicle: Only a Shotgun"; "2353 Japanese Back on Coast"; "Anti-Nisei Group Refuses to Testify at ILWU Hearing"; "Farm Returned to Oregon Nisei by Jury Order"; "Midwest Attitude Toward Nisei Favorable"; "Bears to Play Fitzsimons Sunday."
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4320 (June 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-34)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4320 (June 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-34)
Selected article titles: "Violence Threats are Held Bar to Nisei Return to Coast"; "Army to Get 'Japanese Course' From Nisei Instructors"; "Army Power to Bar Japanese from War Area is Upheld"; "Yank Power Bitterly Denounces West Coast Abuse of Loyal Nisei"; "Rev. Fujimori to Leave for California"; "Fresno Churches Provide Quarters for Evacuees"; "Organize Against Returnees: ...
Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
img Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified men playing traditional Japanese instruments at the Obon Festival in front a microphone. All are dressed in happi coast and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Two dancers in a dragon costume dance in front of the musicians. Man sitting on far right identified as Henry Matsunaga. Obon ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 17 (May 3, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 17 (May 3, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-17)
Selected article titles: "'Operation Zebra' Reminds JACL of 1942 Evacuation of Japanese" (p. 1), "Tighter U.S. Policy Seen Reducing Number of Foreign Students This Year" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: What Can I Do About P.R.?" (p. 2), and "30-Year Debate of 'Direct Hit' Off Oregon Coast by Japanese Sub Ends" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-359)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-359)
Selected article titles: "National Citizens League Opens Office in SF" (p. 1), "JACL Advises Caution in Return to Coast" (p. 1), "Pearl Buck: 'May the Blot be Removed'" (p. 2), "Veterans Rise Against Oregon Legion Stand" (p. 3), "Fair Play Group Aids in Return" (p. 3), "Seventy Tuleans Cast Citizenship" (p. 4).

Narrator Yoji J. Matsushima

Nisei male. Born January 31, 1933, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a general merchandise store. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp for the East Coast because parents wanted to repatriate to Japan. Did not secure a place on ...
Japanese Exclusion League Journal (ddr-densho-35-369)
doc Japanese Exclusion League Journal (ddr-densho-35-369)
Selected article titles: "For the Love of Mike, Whose Democracy Is This?" (p. 1), "WRA To Dump 25,000 Japs on Coast This Year" (p. 1), "How Japs 'Freeze' U.S. Farmers" (p. 2), "Part of the Crowd at Bellevue Exclusion League Meeting" (p. 3), "Japs in U.S. Must Go, Says Oregon Ex-Governor" (p. 4).
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 13 (April 2, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-13)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 13 (April 2, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-13)
Selected article titles: "Oregon Court Outlaws Alien Land Laws. State's Anti-Japanese Statutes Ruled as Unconstitutional in Decision on Namba Test Case" (p. 1), "Los Angeles May Revive 'Nisei Week'" (p. 2), "Report 2,000 Downtown L.A. Residents Face Early Eviction" (p. 2), "Boards of Trade in Evacuated West Coast Area Approve of Return of Japanese Canadians" (p. ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 8 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-98)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 8 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-98)
Selected article titles: "Oregon Governor Keeps Own Views"; "He's Not Afraid"; "On the Other Hand"; "Priority System Set"; "Manchus Will Play Granada's Quintet"; "50% May Return to West Coast: Myer"; "Reduce Temperatures"; "Here's an Idea"; "Mysterious Fires"; "Want Ads Today"; "Casualties Revealed"; "151 Niseis Wounded"; "Grave Problems Confronting Those Who Come Back to Farms Analyzed"; "Photo ...
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4327 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-41)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4327 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-41)
Selected article titles: "Union Limits Nisei to Ex-Service Men. Teamsters' Union Says It Will Oppose All Other Japanese in West Coast Jobs"; "Solon Champions Minority Workers"; "360 Nisei Return to Oregon"; "Closed Trial Held in Stockton Union Dispute"; "33 Attacks Made on Resettlers"; "C. of C. in Yuba County Opposes Harvest Use of Japanese"; "NWAA Softball"; ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 51 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-248)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 51 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-248)
Selected article titles: "JACL Warns of Investigators in State Probe" (p. 1), "Seasonal Workers Leave for Oregon" (p. 1), "Extensive Summer Program of Local School Begins June 26" (p. 1), "Man Shortage Hits Police Department" (p. 1), "Disclose Drowning of Nisei Soldier" (p. 1), "Committee To Aid Coast Return of Japanese Citizens" (p. 1), "Two Former ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 11 (January 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-100)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 11 (January 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-100)
Selected article titles: "Call Attempted Arson 'Atrocious'"; "No Violence!"; "$750 for Postwar House Design"; "New Yorkers Raise $250 for War Fund"; "Say We Can Count on Friendly Portlanders"; "Want Ads Today"; "Agree on Exchange"; "Impartial Treatment"; "Oregon Legion Asked to Reinstate Niseis"; "Hit Resumption of Japanese Fishery"; "Weigh Prospect of Returning to Coast"; "Domoto President"; "Fracas ...
Marianne West Interview (ddr-densho-1000-120)
vh Marianne West Interview (ddr-densho-1000-120)
Nisei female. Born November 4, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Family lived in Leavenworth, Washington, then moved to the West Coast. After the outbreak of World War II, family was removed from Bellingham, Washington, to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving to resettle in Spokane, Washington.

(This interview took ...

Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 16 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-143)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 16 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-143)
Selected article titles: "Leave Grants to Be Issued Directly to Outgoing Evacuees" (p. 1), "4-C Classification Can Be Changed" (p. 1), "Hint Nisei May Be Sent to Pacific" (p. 1), "Ins. Protection Available for Coast Returnees" (p. 1), "Vandalism Against Evacuees Caused by Premature Return" (p. 2), "Rules for Disposal of Surplus Goods Received Here" (p. ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 13 (March 27, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-13)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 13 (March 27, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-13)
Selected article titles: "Bodies of First Nisei War Dead to Arrive from France" (p. 1), "House Gets Bill to Extend Deadline in GI Brides Act" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadian Exclusion From Pacific Coast Area Extended for One More Year" (p. 2), "No Danger of Nisei Bloc Vote in Hawaii, Says Solon. Report by Oregon Senator Recommends ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 45 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-122)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 45 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-122)
Selected article titles: "First to Return Under New Rule" (p. 1), "3,817,311 Pounds Vegetables Grown on Project in 1944" (p. 1), "Friends Committee Will Assist Evacuee Return" (p. 1), "Gate Control Soon to Be On 24-Hour Basis" (p. 1), "Federal Positions Available to Eligible Evacuees" (p. 1), "Oregon Post Bars Japanese, Negroes" (p. 1), "Journal Editorial ...
Yoji J. Matsushima Interview (ddr-one-7-54)
vh Yoji J. Matsushima Interview (ddr-one-7-54)
Nisei male. Born January 31, 1933, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a general merchandise store. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp for the East Coast because parents wanted to repatriate to Japan. Did not secure a place on ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 2 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-129)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 2 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-129)
Selected article titles: "Gate Procedure for Visitors to Center Now Put in Effect" (p. 1), "Approved Relocation Suspended" (p. 1), "Lost Battalion Gives Plaque to 442nd Infantry for Rescue" (p. 1), "Bar Association Acts to Protect Minority Rights" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Post to Restore Names of Nisei Men" (p. 1), "Oregon Alien Land Law ...
Letters from James Albert
doc Letters from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida (ddr-one-3-74)
Envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Contains a letter to George Kida and a letter to Miyuki "Kay" Kida from James Albert "Al" Johnson dated January 11, 1945. He wants George to come back to White Salmon to take over their land now that loyal Japanese are allowed to return to the West Coast. ...
Shizuko
vh Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai Interview (ddr-one-7-4)
Nisei female. Born April 14, 1922, in Yakima, Washington, and grew up in Central Washington state. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Left camp to attend college in Kansas and North Carolina. Eventually returned to the West Coast.

(This material is based upon work ...

Narrator Tad Sato

Nisei male. Born May 9, 1922, in Portland, Oregon. Moved to Seattle with father after parents divorced. Grew up in Seattle's Nihonmachi where father ran a secondhand store. Disinterested in college after seeing a lack of employment opportunities for graduating Japanese Americans. Went to work for Great Northern Railway, laying and maintaining tracks on the West ...
Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 16 (ddr-densho-156-234)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 16 (ddr-densho-156-234)
Article titles: "Rep. Robinson Raps Laxity of Jap Curbs"; "Japs May Aid in Valley's Fruit Harvest"; "Suit Challenges Right to Detain Japanese"; "Japanese Released on Camera Count"; "Cody to Get 1,100 Japs"; "Half of Camp Residents Coming During This Week"; "Oregon Japanese to be Sent Here"; "Coast Japanese Will Call This New Camp Their Home for ...
Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-268)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-268)
Article titles: "Women on New Army Ouster List"; "DeWitt Will Clarify New Alien Rules"; "Arizona Refuses to Teach Japs"; "Evacuated Japs Harvesting Crops"; "Japanese-American Do Bit in Scrap Drive"; "Nazi Leader's 'Fortune' Lost"; "Jap-Grown Food Due in Portland"; "Goering Wealth Hidden"; "Italians"; "Newsnotes from Manzanar"; "Curfew Lifted for 600,000 U.S. Italians"; "Jap Ex-Consul at N.Y. Gets ...
Tad Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-82)
vh Tad Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-82)
Nisei male. Born May 9, 1922, in Portland, Oregon. Moved to Seattle with father after parents divorced. Grew up in Seattle's Nihonmachi where father ran a secondhand store. Disinterested in college after seeing a lack of employment opportunities for graduating Japanese Americans. Went to work for Great Northern Railway, laying and maintaining tracks on the West ...
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