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Memo from William P. Scobey to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-67-54)
doc Memo from William P. Scobey to Dillon Myer (ddr-densho-67-54)
Memo from William P. Scobey to Dillon Myer summarizing a previous message sent to General Delos Emmons about evacuating Hawaiian Japanese. Outlines four major problems with evacuation to the mainland, including legal complications, lack of resources, and potential for tensions between Hawaiian and mainland Japanese. Advises Emmons to reconsider evacuation program.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.6 (August 8, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.6 (August 8, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-32)
Select article titles: "Nisei named acting Honolulu postmaster" (p.1); "Prison escapees hold aged Issei couple captive, not as nervous as fugitives" (p.7); "Ask Congress for 2 millions for claimants" (p.8)
Dan Aoki Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1007-11-3)
vh Dan Aoki Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1007-11-3)
The role the World War II Nisei veterans had on the Hawai'i statehood movement (audio only)

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 ...

Ben Tamashiro Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1007-5-4)
vh Ben Tamashiro Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1007-5-4)
Making an annual 'tribute' to the plantation luna (audio only)

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 Department ...

Sadaichi Kubota Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-40-11)
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Cleaning up the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, seeing the "puffs of smoke"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview and tend to concentrate on ...

Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-320-12)
vh Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-320-12)
Father's arrest by the FBI

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 Department of the Interior.

Sadaichi Kubota Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-40-4)
vh Sadaichi Kubota Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-40-4)
Development of Nisei values in prewar Hawaii, Japanese language school

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview and tend to concentrate on the individual ...

Harriet Sato Masunaga Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-389-6)
vh Harriet Sato Masunaga Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-389-6)
Father is taken away on the day that Pearl Harbor is bombed

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Helene J. Minehira Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-319-19)
vh Helene J. Minehira Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-319-19)
Being singled out for being Japanese American

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 Department of the Interior.

Susumu Oshima Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-283-13)
vh Susumu Oshima Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-283-13)
Visiting father at the Kiliauea Military Camp

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Jane Komeiji Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-406-11)
vh Jane Komeiji Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-406-11)
The aftermath of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: being visited by the FBI

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Helene J. Minehira Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-319-12)
vh Helene J. Minehira Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-319-12)
Witnessing the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-316-11)
vh Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-316-11)
Being left behind at age eight when parents were taken by FBI

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Grace Sugita Hawley Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-246-5)
vh Grace Sugita Hawley Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-246-5)
Witnessing the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "that's when our lives changed"
Akira Otani Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-321-10)
vh Akira Otani Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-321-10)
Witnessing the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-287-32)
vh Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-287-32)
Feeling like an outcast and being bullied because of going to camp on the mainland

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Fred Matsumura Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-46-4)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-46-4)
Growing up on an island which was a former leper colony

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews. Beverly Kashino, one of the interviewers, is Shiro and ...

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 24 (December 14, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 24 (December 14, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-50)
Selected article titles: "Inauguration Hailed as Feudal Era Ends in Hawaii, Nisei in Prominent Roles" (p.1), "Libel on Nisei Exposed" (p.1), "JACL Protests Publication of 'Rumors' of Pearl Harbor Attack" (p.1), "Strengthening Your Jr. Chapter" (p.4).
Testimony of Patsy Saiki (ddr-densho-67-141)
doc Testimony of Patsy Saiki (ddr-densho-67-141)
Written testimony of Patsy Saiki of Honolulu, Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-47)
doc Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-47)
Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii. He warns about the infiltration of "disloyals" and stresses the failure of the FBI and military in controlling the situation. Also mentions the Big Five's dependence on skilled Japanese labor. Knox forwards this to President Roosevelt urging him to consider evacuating all ...
Report:
doc Report: "The Hawaiian Groups" (ddr-densho-67-66)
Report written for the WRA on Hawaiian evacuees in the U.S. Describes the status of Hawaiian evacuees based upon the observations by the author at a "swank dinner party." The author concludes that evacuation to the mainland was not voluntary and the conditions at Jerome were harsh for the Hawaiian evacuees. Also noted tensions between ...
Two messages to General Emmons from John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-52)
doc Two messages to General Emmons from John McCloy (ddr-densho-67-52)
Two messages to General Emmons from John McCloy requesting information on the 400 evacuated Japanese. Very concerned with whether Hawaiian Japanese should be isolated or permitted contact with mainland Japanese. Indicates a belief that Hawaiian Japanese will infect mainland Japanese. McCloy also asks Emmons if he can stop evacuation without compromising security. Evacuated Japanese prove to ...
Letter from Col. William Scobey to Gen. Delos Emmons (ddr-densho-67-55)
doc Letter from Col. William Scobey to Gen. Delos Emmons (ddr-densho-67-55)
Letter from Col. William Scobey to Gen. Delos Emmons on the status of Japanese Americans on mainland. Discusses failure of voluntary induction in the army due to "resentment" and "anti-American" kibei and issei. Mentions segregation of loyals and disloyals as not happening because of lack of space. Suggests to Emmons that these complications have prevented evacuation ...
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