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Memo from Dillon S. Myer to John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-62)
doc Memo from Dillon S. Myer to John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-62)
Memo from Dillon S. Myer to John J. McCloy on Hawaiian-Japanese evacuees. Asks McCloy to inform General Emmons to stop evacuation to the mainland. Describes situation at Jerome where Hawaiian Japanese have been difficult -- unwilling to work, answering "no" on the loyalty questionnaire. Also, there are no additional resources to provide the evacuees. Myer suggests building ...
Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-65)
doc Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-densho-67-65)
Series of memos regarding the Japanese in Hawaii. Memo 1: from Frank Knox to President Roosevelt. He suggests that proper action against the Japanese in Hawaii is not being taken and urges the President to look into the matter. Memo 2: Henry Stimson to President Roosevelt. Assures the President that the situation is under control -- all ...
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)
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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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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.

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).
Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-86)
doc Japanese in Hawaii (ddr-csujad-19-86)
An article from "The new republic," vol. 107, no. 11, number 1450 (September 14, 1942), by Blake Clark describes the feeling in mainland United States, that the Japanese in Hawaii cannot be trusted as a result of the many rumors that came out after the attack on Pearl Harbor. See this object in the California State ...
Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-3)
doc Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-3)
Excerpts from speech given at the University of Hawaii Forum, March 1943. The document presents three quoted passages from the speech, one concerning the role of people of "the Japanese race" in serving as liaisons who can provide the most reliable check on the morale, needs, and activities of "the Japanese community"; one comparing the United ...
Hawaii's 150,00 Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-84)
doc Hawaii's 150,00 Japanese (ddr-csujad-19-84)
An article from "The nation," vol. 155, no. 4 (July 25, 1942). It is written by Albert Horlings and describes the historic gamble by the United States government in Hawaii by trusting the loyalty of 150,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese, 40,000 of whom were aliens and and majority of those who cannot read or ...
The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 81 (October 11, 1950) (ddr-densho-229-249)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 81 (October 11, 1950) (ddr-densho-229-249)
"Dual Citizens May Get Vested Property Back" (p. 1), "Story of 442nd Another Hollywood Step to Combat Racial, Religious Prejudice" (p. 1).
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