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Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-5-4)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-5-4)
Discussion of family's legal case involving the alien land law

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, ...

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-5-6)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-5-6)
Discussion of prewar legal cases involving Issei

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-56-1)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation ...
Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-11)
vh Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-11)
Impact of the alien land law on California's Japanese American agricultural community
Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
Mother's loss of citizenship

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview ...

Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-139-5)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-139-5)
Impact of the Washington State alien land law on Japanese farmers
Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-50-10)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-50-10)
The establishment of business associations in Seattle's Japantown
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-175-11)
vh James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-175-11)
Changes in the Japanese American community after the Immigration Act of 1924

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 ...

Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-51-14)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-51-14)
The Immigration Act of 1924: "perhaps the worst thing that could have happened to international relations"
Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-51-15)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-51-15)
Impact of Immigration Act of 1924 upon the Japanese American community and businesses
An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation ...
An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
doc An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
Oral history with Nisei farmer/businessman from pioneering Orange County, California family gives prewar biographical information with emphasis on Japanese Americans in Orange County. Discusses World War II forced removal, experiences in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the role of the Japanese American Citizens League before and after World War II. This oral history was conducted ...
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This oral ...
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