166 items
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-74)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-74)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-81)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-81)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-75)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-75)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-76)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-76)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-80)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-80)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-43)
The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Nov 12, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 14-42” is written on the left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope is a large white sticker that says "EXAMINED BY/U.S.A. 219." The ...
Drawing by artist Ruth Okimoto (ddr-densho-90-1)
doc Drawing by artist Ruth Okimoto (ddr-densho-90-1)
"Schooled in the U.S.A. '44-'45; Third Grade Class - Poston, Arizona III"
Tule Lake musical group, 'The Downbeats' (ddr-densho-298-68)
img Tule Lake musical group, 'The Downbeats' (ddr-densho-298-68)
Caption in album: "Downbeats after Segregation. Hayao Miyamoto; Johnny Doi; Geo. Nakao; Geo. Sumida; Geo. Goto; Kay Yoshida."
Fashion art by Doris Saito (ddr-densho-339-22)
img Fashion art by Doris Saito (ddr-densho-339-22)
Fashion prints drawn by Doris Ota Saito during her time at Heart Mountain.
Art class (ddr-densho-151-438)
img Art class (ddr-densho-151-438)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Class is being held in the Art School at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Instruction is given in oil and water-color, life-drawing and sketching, lettering, poster-making and fashion drawing.
Painting of men keeping camp clean (ddr-manz-2-76)
img Painting of men keeping camp clean (ddr-manz-2-76)
Caption on reverse: "Keeping the camp clean and tidy."
Painting of Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-72)
img Painting of Manzanar (ddr-manz-2-72)
Caption on reverse: "After the Rain - an abandoned baby cart."
Painting of a man working with guayule cuttings (ddr-manz-2-17)
img Painting of a man working with guayule cuttings (ddr-manz-2-17)
Caption: "Propagation of plnts [sic] by cutting method has been successful for the first time. Guayule cuttings are treated with a phytoharneon [sic] before setting in a flat. Mr. Hata."
Painting of farmers harvesting watermelons (ddr-manz-2-67)
img Painting of farmers harvesting watermelons (ddr-manz-2-67)
Caption: "The resients [sic] transformed dusty semi-arid land into green truck farms, growing vegetable crops of all kinds. I sketched this scene of workers harvesting large, ripe, sweet watermelons."
Painting of a woodworking class (ddr-manz-2-50)
img Painting of a woodworking class (ddr-manz-2-50)
Caption: "The boys in the woodcarving class of Mr. Bouche were being praised for their good work that day. The teacher was kept very busy showing his pupils how to hold the chisel."
Painting of farmers harvesting okra (ddr-manz-2-69)
img Painting of farmers harvesting okra (ddr-manz-2-69)
Caption: "Farm workers harvest crop of Manzanar grown okra."
Painting of a chemist at work (ddr-manz-2-6)
img Painting of a chemist at work (ddr-manz-2-6)
Caption: "Mr. Hirozawa. The chemists work incessantly in search of a better method of extracting rubber. Here a chemist is preparing latex from guayule."
Sketch of mochituski (ddr-manz-2-5)
img Sketch of mochituski (ddr-manz-2-5)
Caption: "Making rice cakes (mochi-tsuki). New Year custom. No 2 kitchen. Dec. 31 - 1942."
Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-122-8-8)
vh Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-122-8-8)
Drawing sketches to pass the time in concentration camp

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on ...

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-16)
vh Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-16)
Singing and performing in camp

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

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