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 …
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This oral …
img Bainbridge Gardens grocery store (ddr-densho-34-13)
Bainbridge Gardens had a store, gas station, and a nursery to serve the Japanese American community.
img Grocery store at Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-11)
Bainbridge Gardens consisted of a general store, nursery, and gas station. Left to right: store clerks Yaeko Yamashita and May Yamaguchi with owners Zenmatsu Seko and Zenkichi Harui.
img Mass removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington (ddr-densho-34-2)
Japanese Americans walk down the Eagledale ferry dock to catch a special ferry to Seattle.
img Children's Orthopedic Guild bazaar (ddr-densho-34-52)
Mary Koura and fellow Children's Orthopedic guild members during a fundraising event. The Nisei women formed their own guild in 1948.
doc L. A. Japs Giving Bainbridge Evacuees Cold Shoulder (April 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-747)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 10, 1942, p. 3
doc Tears, Smiles Mingle as Japs Bid Bainbridge Farewell (March 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-730)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 30, 1942, pp. 1, 2
doc Japanese From Bainbridge Are Moved to Idaho (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-885)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 3, 1943, p. 3
doc Bainbridge Japanese Keep Working, Face Bill Collectors. Soldiers Guard Bainbridge, Bar Jap Visitors to Island (March 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-711)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 24, 1942, p. 3
doc Bainbridge Japanese Witsful and Willing. Aliens Register to Leave Island Monday. (March 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-714)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 25, 1942, p. 10
doc Japs Evacuated, Bainbridge Life Eases Back to Normalcy (March 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-733)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 31, 1942, p. 4