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 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.
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.
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 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 Japanese From Bainbridge Are Moved to Idaho (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-885)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 3, 1943, p. 3
doc Farm Plan Fails; Army May Have to Move Bainbridge Japs (March 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-708)
The Seattle Daily Times, March 23, 1942, p. 9
vh Tatsukichi Moritani Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1001-2-15)
Feelings about the Bainbridge Island memorial
vh Fumiko Hayashida Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-15-14)
Removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington, just as the strawberry crops were ready to be harvested
vh Fumiko Hayashida Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-15-16)
Mass removal: traveling with two children while expecting another
vh Fumiko Hayashida Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-15-35)
Facing losses and giving up the farm on Bainbridge Island
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.