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An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-55-1)
vh An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-55-1)
Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at the Heart …
Japanese American man in front of statue (ddr-densho-26-192)
img Japanese American man in front of statue (ddr-densho-26-192)
Japanese American man standing in front of the Fountain of Time statue. Written on the back is "Fountain of Time" in English and a Japanese caption. Fountain of Time was completed in 1920 and dedicated in 1922. Located in Washington Park in Chicago.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Tak Negi (ddr-densho-356-331)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Tak Negi (ddr-densho-356-331)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Tak Negi in which she tells about her struggles adapting to life in Minnesota and general updates about her family and inquires about Yuri's. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-332)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-332)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Minoru Yonekura in which he details his trip from Amache to Denver and finally Chicago, where he found a job and settled into a room at the local YMCA. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-352)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-352)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Margaret Saito in which Margaret provides condolences for the death of Kanetaro Domoto (Yuriko's father). Additionally stored in the envelope were two postcards to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Margaret Saito. postcard from 11/2 Margaret talks about a trip to Chicago and looking forward to leaving. postcard from 11/15 Margaret writes …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-363)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-363)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Minoru Yonekura in which Min provides condolences for the death of Kanetaro Domoto (Yuriko's father), details a trip to visitor Toichi Domoto (Yuriko's brother), talks about the conditions at his work, and how he spent Thanksgiving day. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-336)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Tomi Domoto (ddr-densho-356-336)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her cousin Tomi Domoto in which Tomi describes her new job in Chicago, life there, and making new friends in the city. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-343)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Min Yonekura (ddr-densho-356-343)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Minoru Yonekura in which he details his life in Chicago, a recent trip with Yuri's brother Kaneji to visit Yuri and Kaneji's brother Toichi, and some information about mutual friends. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Postcard to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (January 3, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-19)
doc Postcard to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (January 3, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-19)
Postcard to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (January 3, 1944 [possibly meant 1945]). It is postmarked January 6, 1945 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (July 20, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-50)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (July 20, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-50)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (July 20, 1944). Envelope is postmarked July 20, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (May 30, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-84)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (May 30, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-84)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (May 30, 1942). Envelope is postmarked but does not give a date from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-77)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-77)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943). Envelope is postmarked December 30, 1943 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (July 14, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-113)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (July 14, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-113)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (July 14, 1944). Envelope is postmarked July 19, 1944 from the Manzanar Incarceration Camp in Manzanar, California.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 7, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-21)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 7, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-21)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 7, 1944). Envelope is postmarked June 7, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (January 6, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-91)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (January 6, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-91)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (January 6, 1945). Envelope is postmarked January 8, 1945 from De Kalb, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (January 3, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-79)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (January 3, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-79)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (January 3, 1945). Envelope is postmarked January 4, 1945 from Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (October 26, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-23)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (October 26, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-23)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (October 26, 1944). It is postmarked October 27, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-88)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-88)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943). White/red card with illustration in blue/green/red of two carolers bordered by a red circle and holly leaves. A music sheet of "Come All Ye Faithful" is behind them. Envelope is postmarked December 17, 1943 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-24)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-24)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944). White card with illustration in white of two lambs looking at a star with palm trees in the background. "At Christmas" is on the top left on front of card. Envelope is postmarked December 16, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 6, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-89)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 6, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-89)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 6, 1944). Envelope is postmarked July 8, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to Molly Wilsom from Sandie Saito (May 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-20)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilsom from Sandie Saito (May 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-20)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (May 31, 1944). It is postmarked June 2, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
An Oral History with Ikuko Amatatsu Watanabe (ddr-csujad-29-12)
av An Oral History with Ikuko Amatatsu Watanabe (ddr-csujad-29-12)
Nisei district manager of an educational corporation discusses samurai ancestry; childhood on Bainbridge Island, Washington, and makeup of Bainbridge Japanese community; incarceration at the Manzanar camp, California, including circumstances as to why Bainbridge Islanders were transferred to the Minidoka camp in Idaho; wartime resettlement to Chicago; and postwar years in California, with particular attention to discriminatory …
An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta (ddr-csujad-29-55)
vh An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta (ddr-csujad-29-55)
Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at the Heart …
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