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Henry H. Sugimoto (ddr-csujad-5-25)
img Henry H. Sugimoto (ddr-csujad-5-25)
A photograph of Hidematsu Henry Sugimoto, a former incarceree in the Rohwer incarceration camp, taken in 1944 probably in Chicago, Illinois. The photograph is addressing Ayame Okine and signed from Henry H. Sugimoto [Hidematsu Henry Sugimoto]. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_05_010
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 7, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-118)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 7, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-118)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, in Hawthorne, California. Ayame Okine encloses a check for the marriage of her sister-in-law, Hatsuno Hotty Okine. Ayame also writes about her moving plan, informing that her sister has bought a house and Ayame is going to move into the house …
Letter from May [Ayame] Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 7, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-164)
doc Letter from May [Ayame] Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 7, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-164)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine. She writes from Chicago Illinois. In the letter, she thanks him for the monetary gift for purchasing a car and writes about her moving plan from Chicago to California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_15_001
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her father-in-law, Seiichi Okine in Whittier, California. She thanks her parents-in-law for their thoughtful letters. She is glad to know that Seiichi likes her gift for the Father's Day. She hopes that they will be able to celebrate the fourth of July by having fireworks this year. …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 23, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-161)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 23, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-161)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. In the letter, she expresses her excitement about her husband, Masao's returning home from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei solder. She anticipates that she is going to go back to California where Seiichi and Tomeyo reside once Masao …
Letter from M. Kurima to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 22, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-126)
doc Letter from M. Kurima to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 22, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-126)
A letter from Tadashi Mac and Fusaye Alice Kurima in Chicago, Illinois, to their relatives, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. Kurima thanks them for the Christmas gift and congratulates on their daughter, Hatsuno's marriage. He also writes about Masao Okine who sent a 5-yen bill to Kurima from Japan. See this object in the …
Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Miss Okine, December 4, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-106)
doc Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Miss Okine, December 4, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-106)
Yuka Yamasaki writes from Chicago, Illinois, to her relative or friend, Tomeyo Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp. She is a former incareree in the Rohwer camp and moves to Chicago. She describes the living conditions in Chicago, including the weather, her apartment, and job opportunities. She states that there are many Japanese people who move …
Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Mrs. T. Okine, April 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-143)
doc Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Mrs. T. Okine, April 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-143)
A letter from Yuka Yamasaki to her relative or friend, Tomeyo Okine. In the letter, she describes the conditions of life and jobs in Chicago, Illinois. She also expresses her concerns about the living conditions in California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_65_001
Western Union telegraph from Masao Okine to Makoto Okine, October 8, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-171)
doc Western Union telegraph from Masao Okine to Makoto Okine, October 8, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-171)
A telegram from Masao Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to Makoto Okine in Whittier, California. It notifies that Masao has received money to purchase a car. The arrival date of the telegraph, October 9, 1946, is recorded on the backside of the envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_16_001
Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
doc Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
A letter from Masao and Ayame Okine to their parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao reports to his parents about his arrival to Chicago after his discharge from the U.S. Army, serving as a Nisei solder in Japan. He describes his life in Chicago, such as buying a car and driving to New York to see …
Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, August 30, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-208)
doc Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, August 30, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-208)
A letter from Yuka Yamasaki in Chicago, Illinois, to her aunt or friend, Tomeyo Okine. Yamasaki thanks Seiichi and Tomeyo for their warm welcome during her stay in their place in California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_47_001
George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note: good friend, Jiro Sanada (ddr-csujad-38-106)
doc George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note: good friend, Jiro Sanada (ddr-csujad-38-106)
George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note describing Jiro Sanada. English translation: During his incarcerated at the Tule Lake in California, Jiro Sanada was spending time writing senryu. With Atsushi Art Ishida's help, Jiro was able to leave the camp for Chicago. He was married in Chicago and opened a grocery store with his wife somewhere. His business …
Request for transportation of property, WRA-156, George Hideo Nakamura (ddr-csujad-55-2419)
doc Request for transportation of property, WRA-156, George Hideo Nakamura (ddr-csujad-55-2419)
Request form for transfer of George Hideo Nakamura's personal property from Tule Lake incarceration camp to Chicago, Illinois. Includes itemized list of personal property. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2525
Evacuee property report (ddr-csujad-55-2431)
doc Evacuee property report (ddr-csujad-55-2431)
Receiving record for the personal property of George Hideo and Dorothy Nakamura. Covers items transported from Marysville, California to Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2537
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 …
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 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-356-332)
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 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.
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.
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.
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