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174 items
An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Translated into ...
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 ...
An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-58-1)
vh An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-58-1)
Issei Buddhist bishop and superintendent of Kayasan Temple in Little Tokyo since 1931 recounts his wartime experiences and internment at Fort Missoula, Montana; Livingstone, Louisiana; and Crystal City, Texas. Transcribed in both Japanese and English. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Audio is found in ...
An oral history with Katsumi Kunitsugu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-66-1)
vh An oral history with Katsumi Kunitsugu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-66-1)
An oral interview with Katsumi Kunitsugu, longtime volunteer and leader in Little Tokyo. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0163. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 3378_F01
Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948 (ddr-csujad-4-26)
doc Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948 (ddr-csujad-4-26)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada in Los Angeles, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter contains news of her mother's death. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_028
[Dorothy Ai Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-336)
img [Dorothy Ai Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-336)
A photograph of Dorothy Ai Okine dressing in kimono and wearing a crown. It is taken during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of Higashi Honganji Rafu Betsuin. Placed on a paper photo frame. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album," page 2 (csudh_oki_0300). See this object in the California State Universities ...
[Account book] (ddr-csujad-5-68)
doc [Account book] (ddr-csujad-5-68)
Pages from an account book which probably belongs to Seiichi Okine. Record of expenses and payees, including water fees, newspaper subscription, dog license, groceries, table rent fees at flower market, pumping, and others, between 1940 and 1941. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_09_002
Letter from Hotty Befu to Mr. Masao Okine, November 20, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-175)
doc Letter from Hotty Befu to Mr. Masao Okine, November 20, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-175)
A letter from Hatsuno Hotty Befu to her brother Masao Okine. She talks about her friend, Mary Hidaka, and her family in Boyle Heights, California. She also writes about her plan during the holiday seasons. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_20_001
Psotcard from Nishi Hongwanji Betsuin to Mr. S. Okine, May 14, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-183)
doc Psotcard from Nishi Hongwanji Betsuin to Mr. S. Okine, May 14, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-183)
A card from Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin to Seiichi Okine. It informs of their Buddhist service to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Reverend Shinran. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_28_001
Official receipt (ddr-csujad-5-262)
doc Official receipt (ddr-csujad-5-262)
A receipt for five dollars donation made by M. Okine [Masao Okine or Makoto Okine] on October 27, 1953 to the American Christian Crusade, Inc., El Monte, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_01_003
Sasaki (ddr-csujad-5-9)
Sasaki (ddr-csujad-5-9)
A photograph of Sasaki. The photograph is taken by C. Komaki and addresses Seiichi Okine. The handwritten notes read: Presented to Mr. S. Okine from F__ Sasaki. Kind regards, May 11, 1912. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_003
Letter from Teruko Fuji to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, April 9, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-202)
doc Letter from Teruko Fuji to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, April 9, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-202)
A letter from Teruko Fujii, a member of "S.P. Church" in Los Angeles, California, to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Teruko informs them that the properties of the S.P. Church have been sold. She also invites the Okines to her church's prayers on the second Sunday. The arrival date of the letter, April 10, 1947, is recorded ...
Mr. and Mrs. Hideo Murata, [wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-66)
img Mr. and Mrs. Hideo Murata, [wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-66)
A wedding photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Hideo Murata taken at Toyo Miyatake photo studio in Los Angeles, California. The photograph is addressing "Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine" [Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine] signed from "Mr. and Mrs. Hideo Murata" on December 14, 1946. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ...
Subscription to international welfare and uplift (ddr-csujad-5-260)
doc Subscription to international welfare and uplift (ddr-csujad-5-260)
A receipt for five dollars donation made by Seiichi Okine on April 10, 1949 to the international welfare and uplift program sponsored by Seventh-Day Adventists. The receipt is issued by the Japanese Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_01_001
Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association California: worldwide scope statewide service (ddr-csujad-5-67)
doc Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association California: worldwide scope statewide service (ddr-csujad-5-67)
Bank of America LA Harra Branch savings account book for credit of Masao Okine and Seiichi Okine. It records deposits between April and November 1940. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_09_001
At the L.A. Betsuin (ddr-csujad-11-143)
img At the L.A. Betsuin (ddr-csujad-11-143)
Photographed is a visit to the L.A. Betsuin [Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin?]. The caption reads, "At the L.A. Confab." From page 52 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_52_001
Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
doc Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
This document contains news clippings and articles about Japanese Americans from different tabloids describing significant events like the "first Mass Evacuation" which took place in the United States and how the Japanese people adjusted to the new way of life in the War Relocation Centers during the period of August 1943. See this object in the ...
Taenaka family with the Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California (ddr-csujad-25-266)
img Taenaka family with the Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California (ddr-csujad-25-266)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are four photographs including the Taenaka family and the Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California. Two of the photographs are taken on the deck of the ship. Another photograph includes a baseball player of the local Japanese American baseball team, Rafu Nippon. The ...
Taenaka family, picnic (ddr-csujad-25-222)
img Taenaka family, picnic (ddr-csujad-25-222)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are seven photographs of the Taenaka family at a picnic. Include: Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko, most likely taken between 1924 and 1925 in California. One of the photographs captures the California Incline in Santa Monica, California. See this object ...
Taenaka family, picnic (ddr-csujad-25-264)
img Taenaka family, picnic (ddr-csujad-25-264)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are seven photographs of a family picnic, including Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko Taenaka. The photographs are taken between 1923 and 1924 in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_059
Taenaka family, friends (ddr-csujad-25-250)
img Taenaka family, friends (ddr-csujad-25-250)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are two photographs of Japanese or Japanese American female and male children. Include one of the Taenakas' daughters. Both photographs are taken in Los Angeles, California between 1920 and 1930. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_045
Trip to United States (ddr-csujad-25-216)
img Trip to United States (ddr-csujad-25-216)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are eight photographs of the Taenaka family and their relatives, including Kamie, Haruko, and Toshikuni, most likely taken in the early 1920s. Some photographs are taken on Chichibu Maru, a Japanese passenger ship. Other photographs are taken probably in Los Angeles, California. See this ...
Haruko Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-270)
img Haruko Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-270)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of Haruko Taenaka probably taken in the early 1930s in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_066
Taenaka family, children (ddr-csujad-25-261)
img Taenaka family, children (ddr-csujad-25-261)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the pages are thirteen photographs mainly of the Taenakas' children. One photograph includes all the family members: Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko Taenaka. The photographs are taken in the early 1920s in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State ...
Ukichi Taenaka, portrait (ddr-csujad-25-273)
img Ukichi Taenaka, portrait (ddr-csujad-25-273)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of Ukichi Taenaka in high school regalia. It was most likely taken in 1934 in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_02_002
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