Education

Most of the Nisei (second-generation Japanese Americans) who grew up on the West Coast lived in relatively small sections of the city and shared common experiences in the public schools as well as Japanese language schools. The World War II incarceration interrupted thousands of students' elementary, high school and university educations.

Education (209)

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Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-9)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-9)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing their evacuation instructions, being sent to Fresno Assembly Center, and being able to return to their land after the war.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-8)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-8)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing plans for their removal and how they had to quit school after being banned from going into the city limits.
School photo (ddr-densho-321-924)
img School photo (ddr-densho-321-924)
Caption in album: "Good Ol' School Days / Kiku Fujii's class in Hakata, / Fukuoka, Japan / 1913-1921."
Central School Grade 1A class photo (ddr-densho-321-790)
img Central School Grade 1A class photo (ddr-densho-321-790)
Caption: "Keiko 2nd row / Central / Grades 1A / Mrs Holt / May 7, 1940."
Central School Grade 6A class photo (ddr-densho-321-806)
img Central School Grade 6A class photo (ddr-densho-321-806)
Caption: "Moss next to Mrs. Crawford / Miice Matsui / Sada, Kats, Meg / 6A Class / Central School / Jan. 1942."
Central School Grade 5A and 5B class photo (ddr-densho-321-789)
img Central School Grade 5A and 5B class photo (ddr-densho-321-789)
Caption: "Moss 2nd Row / Isao / Sada / Central / Grades 5A-5B / Miss Ca[?] / May 7, 1940."
Physical education class (ddr-densho-321-602)
img Physical education class (ddr-densho-321-602)
Caption in album: "Kiku Mori Fujii's P.E. class in Hakata, Japan circo 1918."
Central School Grade 6A class photo (ddr-densho-321-797)
img Central School Grade 6A class photo (ddr-densho-321-797)
Caption: "Fuzy front row 3rd from right / 1939 / 6A class / Central School / June 1939."
A class visiting Japan (ddr-densho-321-574)
img A class visiting Japan (ddr-densho-321-574)
Caption in album: "Grandpa [sic] Kiku Fujii's / class on field trip / in Japan."
Two school girls (ddr-densho-321-655)
img Two school girls (ddr-densho-321-655)
Caption in album: "Kiku / Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan." Kiku on right.
The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 53 (July 2, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-220)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 53 (July 2, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-220)
"Poetess Depicts Mass Evacuation of B.C. Japanese" (p. 1), "Otoshi Describes Experiences at Evergreen Boys' State" (p. 1).
img "Japanese girls school beach outing" (ddr-densho-259-79)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Japanese girls school beach outing, Sumoto School, Awaji, Japan." Caption by Yuka Yasui: "Beach at Sumoto Awaji where [Shidzuyo Yasui] taught. [Shidzuyo] 2nd row. 10th from the left."
Teacher and students on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-126)
img Teacher and students on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-126)
Shidzuyo Yasui (front row, second from left) with female students from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan.
Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-98)
img Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-98)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "4 posed group photographs in which [Shidzuyo Yasui] appears they must have been taken at Sumoto School in Awaji." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the center.
Japanese man in a school uniform (ddr-densho-259-182)
img Japanese man in a school uniform (ddr-densho-259-182)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "I think that this was my Uncle Saburo Miyake, [Shidzuyo Miyake's] brother, because there is a similarity to the man in the preceding photograph Here he was much younger, and he was wearing a school uniform."
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