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 (192)

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School portrait (ddr-densho-359-573)
img School portrait (ddr-densho-359-573)
The stamp of the photograph studio in the bottom left hand corner of photograph says "S. Karube Tukuoka".
Portrait of a woman (ddr-densho-359-315)
img Portrait of a woman (ddr-densho-359-315)
The photograph is signed "Lovingly Shigeko Iseri May 1937"
Portrait of two students (ddr-densho-359-618)
img Portrait of two students (ddr-densho-359-618)
Two girls pose for a portrait in school uniforms. The caption beneath the photogrpah is in Japanese.
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."
Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-124)
img Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-124)
Shidzuyo Yasui (second row, second from right) with colleagues from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan. The bearded man in the back row is the school principal.
Class at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-92)
img Class at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-92)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Another posed group photo of what I will guess was [Shidzuyo Yasui's] class in Home Economics. I don't know where in Japan this was taken, but it doesn't look like the Sumoto School grounds." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured center.
School portrait of a boy in Japan (ddr-densho-259-58)
img School portrait of a boy in Japan (ddr-densho-259-58)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is a schoolboy portrait of [Masuo Yasui] in Japan around [age] 14 or 15. He attended Kojokwan High School, which was located in Nishi (west) Ibara [He] didn't graduate from high school because he emigrated to the United States before then. At best, he may have been the equivalent of an ...
Teacher and students in Japan (ddr-densho-259-111)
img Teacher and students in Japan (ddr-densho-259-111)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "In this posed group photo, [Shidzuyo Yasui] looks quite a bit older than a bunch of young girls, so this may have been a class of her students."
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).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 14 (April 4, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 14 (April 4, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-14)
Select article titles: "Title 2 ad hoc committee ups education campaign" (p.1); "Inouye proposes low cost housing to be in middle of new subdivisions" (p. 1); "Birth in WRA Camp, Death in Vietnam" (p. 2); "Public support for coroner mounts" (p. 5); "Ad hoc committee on uniform dues holds 3rd session"(p. 7); "Portland Jr. JACL president ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 8 (February 21, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 8 (February 21, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-8)
Select article titles: "Jerry Enomoto: Understanding Students" (p. 1); "Immigration Centennial Dinner After Monument Dedication Set" (p. 1); "San Francisco JACL members volunteer as grade school tutors; more help requested" (p. 2); "'Peace at Home and Abroad: Prime 1969 Objective'" (p. 3) "Chicago JACL Credit Union striving for $500,000 mark for student loans" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 18 (May 2, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 18 (May 2, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-18)
Select article titles: "PSWDC hears two sides of now-generation problems" (p. 1); " Inouye Title II repeal bill, S 1872, co-sponsored by 21 senators" (p. 1); "Helicopter crew chief earns 23 oak leaf clusters" (p. 2); "375 students enroll at UC Berkeley Asian American studies; Ethnic Studies Dept. by fall quarter seen" (p.4); " 'Volunteers to ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 14 (October 4, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 14 (October 4, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-39)
Selected article titles: "Textbook Selection Needs Revamping" (p. 1), "War History of 442nd and 100th Inf. Suggested Be Included at 'Punchbowl'" (pp. 1, 4), "Washington Newsletter: Amnesty for Vietnam War Resisters Recalls Tragic Nisei WW2 Cases" (pp. 1, 3), and "Central Cal's Heartbeat Survey Shows Nikkei Living on Abundant 'Rich' Diet" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 2 (January 18, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 2 (January 18, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-2)
Selected article titles: "Sansei Sought for National Capital Class" (p. 1), "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Focus on Senior Citizen Housing" (p. 1), and "1970 U.S. Census: Who Is the 'Asian American'?" (pp. 1-2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 18 (May 7, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 18 (May 7, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-18)
Selected article titles: "'The Bamboo People': Preface by Associate Justice Clark Reveals His Recall on Evacuation" (p. 1), "Bilingual Education Not Mandatory" (p. 1), "Matsunaga Backs Iva's Bid for Pardon" (p. 1), and "From the Frying Pan: 'Our Man' in Congress" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 11 (March 15, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 11 (March 15, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-11)
Select article titles: "Fem keglers smash Nat'l CL marks" (p. 1); "Orange county builder denies Nisei home; sued for $10,000" (p. 1); "Chinese Americans feel need of national organization like JACL" (p. 1); Utah civil rights bill gets shelved" (p. 1); "$90,000 advertising TV campaign signed by Kikkoman Shoyu" (p. 2); "Youngster didn't want to go ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 14 (October 1, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 14 (October 1, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-39)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Farmers League Criticizes Simpson-Mazzoli Immigrant Bill" (pp. 1, 8), "Student Complains of U.S. Textbook Views of Japanese" (pp. 1, 8), and "Monument Planned for Amache Site" (p. 8).
Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-298-70)
img Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-298-70)
Caption on front: "Mabel Sugiyama. Always a Friend, Sulla[?] Hisato Fujimoto."
Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-298-26)
img Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-298-26)
Caption in album: "Brother Bill who will be our second doctor brother - or else!!!"
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 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 Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (March 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-37)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (March 31, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-37)
Typed letter to Mollie Wilson from Mary Murakami (March 31, 1944). Envelope is postmarked April 1, 1944 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (January 22, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-92)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (January 22, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-92)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (January 22, 1945). Envelope is postmarked January 22, 1945 from De Kalb, Illinois.
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