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Sacramento High School class of 1941 graduates (ddr-densho-111-4)
img Sacramento High School class of 1941 graduates (ddr-densho-111-4)
Elaine Hayes is in the bottom photo, third row, sixth from left.
Michiko Hara Kawaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-115)
vh Michiko Hara Kawaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-115)
Nisei female. Born September 30, 1925, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco where father ran a dry cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, lived in Indiana and attended college. Eventually returned to California.
Masahiro Nakajo Interview (ddr-manz-1-117)
vh Masahiro Nakajo Interview (ddr-manz-1-117)
Nisei male. Born May 17, 1927, in Moneta, California. Grew up in the Garden Grove area where parents ran a farm. Was taken to Japan to live as a young child until age ten. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, Caliifornia. After leaving camp, served in the military during the Korean War.
Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
vh Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
Nisei male. Born February 1, 1924, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where family operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and settled in Chicago, Illinois.
Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
vh Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1925, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to Florin after the war.
Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
vh Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
Nisei female. Born November 27, 1919, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived and worked for a time in Utah before eventually returning to ...
Lois Yuki Interview (ddr-manz-1-85)
vh Lois Yuki Interview (ddr-manz-1-85)
Nisei female. Born September 13, 1944, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1945, family repatriated to Japan. Grew up in Japan, attending school there, before returning with family in the 1950s. Eventually became a teacher and settled in California.
Melvyn Juhler Interview (ddr-manz-1-83)
vh Melvyn Juhler Interview (ddr-manz-1-83)
White male. Born July 7, 1939, in Salinas, California. Parents owned and operated a farm in the Salinas area prior to World War II. During the war, father helped neighboring Japanese American farmers by taking care of their land.
Fumie I. Shimada Interview (ddr-manz-1-44)
vh Fumie I. Shimada Interview (ddr-manz-1-44)
Nisei female. Born July 7, 1939, in Sparks, Nevada. Grew up in Sparks, where father worked as a machinist for the Southern Pacific Railroad for twenty-two years. In February 1942, father was fired from his job. Over forty years later, Ms. Shimada fought successfully for redress for the fired railroad workers and their families.
David Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-5)
vh David Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-5)
Nisei male. Born December 21, 1929, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove where father owned and operator a shoe sales and repair business. During World War II, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to California as a high school student.

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Eddie M. Inaba Interview (ddr-densho-1010-6)
vh Eddie M. Inaba Interview (ddr-densho-1010-6)
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. ...
Walter N. Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-3)
vh Walter N. Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-3)
Nisei male. Born September 25, 1926, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove, where father owned and operator a shoe sales and repair business. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Walnut Grove. Was drafted and served ...
Louie Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1010-1)
vh Louie Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1010-1)
Nisei male. Born August 22, 1925, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove, where parents owned and operated a restaurant and rooming house. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp for Chicago, Illinois, and worked in various places, including Colorado Springs ...
Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1010-2)
vh Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1010-2)
Nisei female. Born February 9, 1929, in Isleton, California. Grew up in Isleton where parents operated a boarding house. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1943, transferred to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, then, when that camp closed, to the Rohwer concentration camp, ...
Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-4)
vh Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-4)
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 ...
Agnes, Geo Miyakawa (ddr-densho-378-160)
img Agnes, Geo Miyakawa (ddr-densho-378-160)
Photograph of 6 people at the beach, 3 sitting and looking at the camera. Caption on album page: "Sacramento '31" and "Agnes - Geo Miyakawa"
4 men in a yard (ddr-densho-378-162)
img 4 men in a yard (ddr-densho-378-162)
Photograph of 4 people outside in a yard in front of a tree. Two are standing, and two are sitting. Caption on page: "Sacramento"
Fort Sutter (ddr-densho-378-152)
img Fort Sutter (ddr-densho-378-152)
Photograph of three men standing together on grass in front of a group of bushes. Identified left to right: Mas, Tsunch and Mr. Nakatani. Caption on album page: "Sacramento" "Fort Sutter Sacrament" and "Mas - Tsunch - Mr. Nakatani - 1928"
Two women outside a house (ddr-densho-378-161)
img Two women outside a house (ddr-densho-378-161)
Photograph of two women standing together outside a house. Caption on page: "Sacramento"
Elaine, Bob (ddr-densho-378-159)
img Elaine, Bob (ddr-densho-378-159)
Photograph of three people standing together outside a house. Caption on album page: "Sacramento '31" and "Elaine - Bob-"
Letter to Anne Margrave from Mabel R. Gillis (ddr-densho-342-23)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave from Mabel R. Gillis (ddr-densho-342-23)
Letter from Mabel R. Gillis, State Librarian, California State Library, to Anne Margrave, Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, California, regarding planning a library for Manzanar.
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