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Testimony of Elaine Ishikawa Hayes (ddr-densho-67-161)
doc Testimony of Elaine Ishikawa Hayes (ddr-densho-67-161)
Written testimony of Elaine Ishikawa Hayes. Incarcerated at the Sacramento Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Discrimination and Psychological Impact."
Japanese Americans standing in shade of barracks (ddr-densho-151-282)
img Japanese Americans standing in shade of barracks (ddr-densho-151-282)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. This young woman of Japanese ancestry received credentials from the San Jose State College to teach in Junior High, Primary and Kindergarten schools of this state. She is one of the leaders of the group who are establishing kindergarten schools for the young children in this Assembly center.
Family walking to barracks (ddr-densho-151-284)
img Family walking to barracks (ddr-densho-151-284)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Another family of Japanese ancestry has just arrived at this Center by bus. Their baggage has been inspected for contraband and they have been registered, medically examined and are now being escorted by a volunteer guide to their assigned location in the barracks.
Walerga Wasp Collection (ddr-densho-199)
Collection Walerga Wasp Collection (ddr-densho-199)
This collection consists of issues of the Walerga Wasp, which was the newspaper for the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, open from May 6, 1942, to June 26, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-280)
img Japanese Americans standing in shade (ddr-densho-151-280)
Original caption: Sacramento, California. Under-graduate college students of Japanese ancestry who since their evacuation to this Center about a week ago, have helped to established a kindergarten for over 300 evacuee children between the ages of 3 and 10 years.
Kenji Harada Collection (ddr-densho-184)
Collection Kenji Harada Collection (ddr-densho-184)
The Kenji Harada Collection consists of letters written by Kenji Harada, a Nisei incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. The letters are written to his friend Dave Stickler and his mother Miriam Stickler in Carmichael, California near Sacramento where he resided before the war. Kenji Harada contracted pneumonia while in Poston, ...

Narrator Mark M. Nakagawa

Sansei male. Born February 16, 1955, in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from UCLA and the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Served as pastor in Sacramento and West Los Angeles before being appointed Senior Minister at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles in 2000.
Hank Shozo Umemoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-294-1)
vh Hank Shozo Umemoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-294-1)
Born on a farm outside of Sacramento, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
doc Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
A book order form. Books published by TecCom Productions include: Manzanar, Tule Lake, Rohwer, Heart Mountain, Assembly Center I (Santa Anita, Pomona, Fresno, Tulare, Pinedale, Salinas), Assembly Center II (Turlock, Tanforan, Stockton, Sacramento, Marysville, Portland, Puyallup). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_01_004

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, ...
Japanese American carpenter (ddr-densho-37-383)
img Japanese American carpenter (ddr-densho-37-383)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Cabinet worker's saw is expertly used by Jime Kabayashi, 62, on the interior construction of general store Number 2 at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese descent. Jime, prior to evacuation, had resided in Sacramento for 24 years and has been a carpenter for ...
Sam H. Ono Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1003-2-1)
vh Sam H. Ono Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1003-2-1)
Born in Sacramento, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Poultry farm (ddr-densho-37-180)
img Poultry farm (ddr-densho-37-180)
Original WRA caption: M. Nakamura, poultry caretaker, and former farmer of Sacramento, California, feeds four months old chickens. It is anticipated, that the chickens grown here, will furnish the residents of the project with all the eggs and chicken meat which will be consumed. These chickens were raised from baby chicks.
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-27)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-27)
Original WRA caption: Sacramento, California. Another family of Japanese ancestry has just arrived at this Center by bus. Their baggage has been inspected for contraband and they have been registered, medically examined and are now being escorted by a volunteer guide to their assigned location in the barracks.
Mark M. Nakagawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-301)
vh Mark M. Nakagawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-301)
Sansei male. Born February 16, 1955, in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from UCLA and the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Served as pastor in Sacramento and West Los Angeles before being appointed Senior Minister at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles in 2000.
Mark M. Nakagawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-288)
vh Mark M. Nakagawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-288)
Sansei male. Born February 16, 1955, in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from UCLA and the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Served as pastor in Sacramento and West Los Angeles before being appointed Senior Minister at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles in 2000.
CSU Bakersfield Edwin Sasaki Oral History Collection (ddr-csujad-9)
Collection CSU Bakersfield Edwin Sasaki Oral History Collection (ddr-csujad-9)
Oral history interview of Edwin (Ed) Sasaki, a professor of the Psychology Department, conducted by the Public History Institute at California State University, Bakersfield. Professor Sasaki was born in Sacramento, California, in November 1940 and grew up in Weiser, Idaho. He recollects his family’s experiences during the World War II, being arrested as a suspect and ...

Narrator Tetsujiro "Tex" Nakamura

Nisei male. Born July 16, 1917, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Sacramento, and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1939. During World War II, was removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Voluntarily stayed in Tule Lake after it was designated a Segregation Center, and worked in the legal aid office. Assisted attorney Wayne ...
Nancy Sawada Miyagishima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-214)
vh Nancy Sawada Miyagishima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-214)
Sansei female. Born September 17, 1930, in Sacramento, California. Spent childhood in Sacramento where mother and stepfather worked on strawberry fields. Sent to live with relatives in Fort Lupton, Colorado, after mother passed away in March 1941. Unable to return to West Coast after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Extended family moved ...

Narrator Nancy Sawada Miyagishima

Sansei female. Born September 17, 1930, in Sacramento, California. Spent childhood in Sacramento where mother and stepfather worked on strawberry fields. Sent to live with relatives in Fort Lupton, Colorado, after mother passed away in March 1941. Unable to return to West Coast after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Extended family moved ...

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 ...

Narrator Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz

Nisei female. Born September 15, 1932, in Lodi, California. Grew up in Jersey Island, a small island in the Sacramento Delta. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Los Angeles, California. Graduated from Long Beach State and earned a ...
Sumi Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1011-8)
vh Sumi Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1011-8)
Nisei female. Born 1932 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in the small town of Penryn, California, where mother was a barber. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Penryn.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department ...

Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz Interview (ddr-densho-1000-252)
vh Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz Interview (ddr-densho-1000-252)
Nisei female. Born September 15, 1932, in Lodi, California. Grew up in Jersey Island, a small island in the Sacramento Delta. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Los Angeles, California. Graduated from Long Beach State and earned a ...
Edwin (Ed) Sasaki oral history interview (ddr-csujad-9-1)
av Edwin (Ed) Sasaki oral history interview (ddr-csujad-9-1)
Oral history interview of Edwin (Ed) Sasaki, a professor of the Psychology Department, conducted by the Public History Institute at California State University, Bakersfield. Professor Sasaki was born in Sacramento, California, in November 1940 and grew up in Weiser, Idaho. He recollects his family's experiences during the World War II, being arrested as a suspect and ...
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