Post-World War II

Japan (135)
Post-World War II (1523)

1523 items
Ukichi Taenaka's family, Japan (ddr-csujad-25-288)
img Ukichi Taenaka's family, Japan (ddr-csujad-25-288)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are six photographs of Ukichi Taenaka's son in Japan, including photographs taken at school. All photographs are probably taken in the late 1940s. The three photographs on the left are also found in: ucsb_jia_0286. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
[Natsue, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-8)
img [Natsue, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-8)
A wedding photograph of Natsue at age 20 and her husband at age 27 dressing in kimono. Natsue is a daughter of Seiichi Okine's brother, Naoji Okine. The photograph is taken in Hiroshima, Japan on April 20, 1951 and mailed to Seiichi Okine in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Letters from Jokichi and Fumiko Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, July, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-206)
doc Letters from Jokichi and Fumiko Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, July, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-206)
Contains two Japanese letters, one English letter, and one envelope. All three letters are enclosed in the envelope and mailed from Hiroshima, Japan. Letters are written by Jokichi Yamanaka and Fumiko Yamanaka, addressing their relatives, Seiichi Okine and Makoto Okine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_45_001-004
[Satoru and Yaeko Sasaki, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-7)
[Satoru and Yaeko Sasaki, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-7)
A wedding photograph of Satoru and Yaeko Sasaki dressing in kimono. The photograph is taken in Hiroshima, Japan on December 27, 1949 and mailed to Seiichi Okine in Los Angeles, California. The arrival date, February 24, 1950, is noted on the backside. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_001
Sueno [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-12)
Sueno [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-12)
A photograph of Sueno Nakano at age 54. She is a sister of Tomeyo Okine. It is probably taken in Hiroshima, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_007
Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, [February?], 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-255)
doc Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, [February?], 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-255)
A letter from Sueno Nakano in Hiroshima, Japan to her sister, Tomeyo Okine. The letter is mailed under her husband's name, Kamekichi Nakano. In the letter, Sueno laments her struggles and grieves for the losses of Sunada family members [Tomeyo and Sueno's parent's family]. In losing their four brothers, Sueno takes over the responsibilities for the …
Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
doc Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
A new year's greeting letter from Ayame Okine in Bartlett, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okines in Hawthorne, California. This letter is mailed from Fred S. Tange's place where Ayame stays. In the letter, she appreciates the monetary gift from her parents-in-law while she feels ashamed to have them to still worry about her …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-148)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-148)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao Okine writes from Japan where he is stationed as a US Army soldier. This letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. The letter includes updates, informing of the arrival of his parents' four letters written on May 20, …
[Photograph of Minoru Sasaki's family in Japan] (ddr-csujad-5-229)
[Photograph of Minoru Sasaki's family in Japan] (ddr-csujad-5-229)
Photographed are Katsuji Sasaki (2nd son at age 9 years and 8 months), Minoru Sasaki (at age 40 years and 5 months), Noboru Sasaki (3rd son at age 7 years and 2 months), Yaeko Sasaki (Satoru's wife at age 19 years and 6 months), Matsuyo Sasaki (mother at age 71), Shoji Sasaki (1st son at age …
Letter from Shizuka Nishimura to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, [1947?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-216)
doc Letter from Shizuka Nishimura to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, [1947?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-216)
A letter from Shizuka Nishimura in San Juan Bautista, California, to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi Okine. She thanks them for chrysanthemum flowers which they sent to her. She receives letters from her family members in Japan and learns that Fumiko Yamanaka is planning to return from Japan to the U.S. soon and that Jogi sent …
Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
doc Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
A letter from Fusako Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about the package of gifts from the Okines and appreciates their help. The package arrived on May 29, 1948 and included cloth, clothes, a sweater, sugar, soap bars, candies, tobacco, and medicines which are scarce in post-war Japan. She laments about …
Southern California Committee for Japanese Civilian Relief (ddr-csujad-5-146)
doc Southern California Committee for Japanese Civilian Relief (ddr-csujad-5-146)
A receipt of 5 dollars donation made by Okine [Seiichi Okine?] for the Japanese Civilian Relief Fund. The fund is coordinated by the Southern California Committee for Japanese Civilian Relief. The receipt is issued by the Montebello Congregational Church. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_67_001
Nakano family's house (ddr-csujad-5-17)
Nakano family's house (ddr-csujad-5-17)
A photograph of the Nakano family's house in Hiroshima, Japan, taken in August 1951. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_05_001
Letter from Joikichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, April 13, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-242)
doc Letter from Joikichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, April 13, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-242)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law, Seichi Okine. Jokichi Yamanaka updates on his family noting that his his daughter Tomomi graduated from school and works as an interpreter at the U.S. military camp, Camp Kure. Mr. Nakano's house construction starts on April 14 and 15 and he is going to help …
Letter from Edwin Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, April 25, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-203)
doc Letter from Edwin Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, April 25, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-203)
A letter from Edwin Takashi Matsuura to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. The letter includes general correspondence, enquiring about the health and well-being of the Okine family. He also encloses a letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan, addressing the Okines. The arrival date of the letter, April 25, 1947, is recorded on the backside of the …
Letter from Satoko Gyokusen to Mrs. Ayame Okine, July 5, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-290)
doc Letter from Satoko Gyokusen to Mrs. Ayame Okine, July 5, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-290)
A letter from Satoko Gyokusen in Hiroshima, Japan to her relative, Ayame Okine. She laments about the difficulties of her life in post-war Japan. The letter is resealed with the tape, "OPENED BY MIL. CEN. CIVIL MAILS," and stamped with "C.C.D. J-4408" by the Civil Censorship Detachment. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
[Sueno, Kamekichi, Yaeko, Sawako, and Hideo Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-13)
[Sueno, Kamekichi, Yaeko, Sawako, and Hideo Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-13)
Photographed are Sueno Nakano and probably Kamekichi, Yaeko, Sawako, and Hideo Nakano. It is presumably taken in Hiroshima, Japan. The backside's note indicates that they are drinking sake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_008
Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
doc Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
Contains two letters and one envelope. Both letters are written by Jokichi Yamanaka and addressed to his nephew, Masao Okine and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine and are enclosed in the same envelope. It appears that he mailed them to his daughter's place and his daughter forwarded his letters to the Okine's address. See …
Letter from Pacific Mail Order Company to Seiichi Okine, August 22, 1951 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-267)
doc Letter from Pacific Mail Order Company to Seiichi Okine, August 22, 1951 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-267)
Contains one letter from Pacific Mail Order Company to Seiichi Okine, three receipts, and one announcement letter enclosed in one envelope. Pacific Mail Order Company is an agency to ship packages of relief supplies or remit to Japan, which is located in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-121)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-121)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne. This letter is written in Japan where Masao is currently stationed as a Nisei soldier and mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Masao describes his work as a US Army solider in Japan: He has …
Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Seiichi Okine, June 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-245)
doc Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Seiichi Okine, June 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-245)
A letter from Megumi and Yukie Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi Okine. It appears to be written by Yukie Sasaki. She informs that she has received his letter on June 18 and package on June 21. She lists the items received including pairs of pants, shirts, shoes, socks, candles, sugar, threads, a comb, and white …
Letter from Miyuki Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, March 31, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-139)
doc Letter from Miyuki Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, March 31, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-139)
A letter from Miyuki Matsuura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. In the letter, she writes about her family in Japan. She has received a letter from her family in Japan and learned about their situations. She writes about her father who suffers from flash burns because of the atomic bombing in August. …
Letter from Nobuyuki Tanimoto to Mr. Mas [Masao] Okine, November 27, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-178)
doc Letter from Nobuyuki Tanimoto to Mr. Mas [Masao] Okine, November 27, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-178)
A letter from Nobuyuki Tanimoto to his brother-in-law, Masao Okine. Nobuyuki writes from Japan where he is stationed as a US Army soldier of Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers or General Headquarters (GHQ). He describes his work place, Prince Shimazu House, in Tokyo, Japan, and also improvement from inadequate supplies in Japan after the war. …
Letter from Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha to Sei Hamada, May 10, 1954 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-294)
doc Letter from Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha to Sei Hamada, May 10, 1954 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-294)
A letter from Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha Yokohama Branch to Sei Hamada. It informs that they processed Sei's request for canceling Arasuka Maru and booking SS President Cleveland operated by A.P.L. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_27_001
Letter from Megumi Sasaki  to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-244)
doc Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-244)
A letter from Megumi Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Megumi introduces himself as though he has never met them nor been in contact with them before. He is a son of Matsuyo Sasaki and a brother of Minoru Sasaki. He explains that he was drafted into the Japanese military in 1944 and …
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