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WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
Original WRA caption: Here is a corner view of the spacious living room in the home of the Kaneko and the Isoda families who have resettled in Milwaukee. Mrs. Tei Kaneko is opening her knitting bag while on the floor (left to right) are Robin Isoda, 2-1/2 -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Georg[e] Isoda, and …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-13)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-13)
Original WRA caption: One corner in the basement of the home of the Kanekos and the Isodas has been turned into the kiddies' playroom for the two young sons of these families. In this box of play sand, Robin Isoda is pouring out a cup of make-believe coffee for his cousin, Wayne Kaneko. Both youngsters are …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-2)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-2)
Original WRA caption: Here is a picture of the large garage and auto repair shop where Mr. George Isoda is employed. He has worked there for almost one year and is a valued member of the mechanic crew. He says his relationship with customers and fellow employees is excellent. Beginning in summer 1942, the War Relocation …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-10)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-10)
Original WRA caption: "It's good to have a private bath of your own again," says Mrs. George Isoda as [she] gives her 2-1/2-year-old son Robin his daily bath. "After the community showers at the relocation centers, there's nothing quite so good as to be able to come home to your own warm tub and all the …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-5)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-5)
Original WRA caption: When the children of the Isoda and the Kaneko families grow up, when Wayne Kaneko and Robin Isoda are old enough to go to grade school, they will attend the Congress School, District No. 1, on Milwaukee's north side. The school, shown in this picture, is but a few blocks from their home. …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-1)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-1)
Original WRA caption: Mrs. George Isoda (left) and Mrs. Masumi Kaneko (right) are preparing supper for their husbands in the kitchen of their large Milwaukee home. The Isodas lived in Los Angeles and came to Milwaukee from the Granada Relocation Center. The Kanekos were from Seattle, and lived at the Hunt Relocation Center before coming to …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-6)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-6)
Original WRA caption: "Here is a corner view of the spacious living room in the home of the Kaneko and Isoda families who have resettled in Milwaukee. Mrs. Tei Kaneko is opening her knitting bag while on the floor (left to right) are Robin Isoda, 2-1/2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Georg[e] Isoda, and Wayne Kaneko, …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-4)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-4)
Original WRA caption: The lagoon in Juneau Park on the lake's edge is a favorite for Milwaukee strollers and also with the Nisei who have resettled in Milwaukee. This picture shows an extremely mild winter day. The ducks on the lagoon are wild Mallards which often spend the winter at the Milwaukee lagoon and lake front …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-12)
Original WRA caption: When Mrs. Masumi Kaneko goes shopping, she likes to take her young 2-1/2-year-old son, Wayne, to the store with her. Here Mrs. Kaneko, comfortably dressed in a sport coat and slacks, is leaving her Milwaukee home to visit the nearby shopping center. The Kanekos live at 4301 with another Nisei family, Mr. and …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 19 (May 12, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 19 (May 12, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-19)
Selected article titles: "'Issei Story' One of the Most Important Tasks: Wakamatsu" (p. 1), "Evacuee Groups Resettled in Chicago, Los Angeles Seek Gov't Aid to Remove Japanese Graves from Rowher; Others Disagree" (pp. 1, 3), and "3 Waves of Issei Settled in Omaha: 1st Came as Strikebreakers, 2nd as Businessmen, and 3rd as Evacuees from West …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 25 (December 21, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 25 (December 21, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-51)
Selected article titles: "What Prevented Disaster from Becoming a Catastrophe? Evacuation and Resettlement of Japanese Americans Reviewed" (p.A1-2), "Nisei GI and Resettlement" (p.A1, 3), "First Returnees Set Economic Rebirth Pattern" (p.A3), "Fear of Negro-Japanese Conflict Premature" (p.A3), "Japanese American Migration Patterns Following War Relocation" (p.B1-2), "Civil Rights" (p.B3-4), "'60-'70 Planning Commission Cites Advance in Youth" (p.B5), …
doc "Seabiscuit Rededication" speech by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-17)
Speech entitled "Seabiscuit Rededication" by Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima (September 23, 1991). Speech was given at the Tanforan Racetrack in San Bruno, California.
Cooperative Colonization (ddr-sbbt-2-27)
doc Cooperative Colonization (ddr-sbbt-2-27)
A proposal to incentivize incarcerees to leave the concentration camps by investing in land, farming equipment, and other materials for Japanese Americans to establish "colonies in fertile land suitable for agriculture."
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 9
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 9 "Dist 1" (ddr-one-1-477)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 9 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Grant Hotel and Blue Eagle Cafe. The float is of a pink and red school house with "Dist 1" written above the door in red. A yellow sign sits on the front with the number 9. …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 4
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 4 "Portland Centennial" (ddr-one-1-444)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 4 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside Dr. Geo Chan's office and the Chinese Medicine Company. In the background a sign for a drug store can be seen. The float is of a large birthday cake with the words "Portland Centennial" on the side, on …
Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-259)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-259)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified woman performing in front of a crowd at Obon. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
Black and white photographic negative of a large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa sitting in right hand corner. First row far left: Kiku Fujita, fourth from left: Yasuko (Hashimoto) Morita. Second row: fifth from left is Irene (Fujii) Mano, sixth from left: Elaine Miyake. Fourth row directly …
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-15)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-15)
Black and white photographic negative of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Back Row (left to right): Elsie Okazaki, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, Jean Matsumoto, Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya, Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Kathleen “Kathie” Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, and Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka. Third Row: Nami (Miura) Koida, Miriam (Koyama) …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-245)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-245)
Black and white photographic negative of six Obon dancers posing for the camera holding small Japanese and American flags. From left to right: Eddie Tamiyasu, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now …
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-420)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-420)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Sitting from left to right at table in foreground: unidentified, Sumiye (Fukei) Kato, and Ken Kagita, others unidentified.
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-404)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-404)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on a stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Dancers on stage from left to right: Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 4
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 4 "Now I lay me down to sleep" (ddr-one-1-482)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 4 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside Bekins Storage, a sign for Edwards Furniture is visible in background. The float depicts a young girl praying at the edge of her bed. Along the side of the float reads "Now I lay me down." On …
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