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 (221)

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 116, No. 5 (February 5, 1993) (ddr-pc-65-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 116, No. 5 (February 5, 1993) (ddr-pc-65-5)
Select article titles: "Gays in the military" (p. 1); "Lesson plan: Teaching the internment experience" (p. 1); "Hakujin MIS vet addresses buddies" (p. 3); "Owners decide to suspend Marge Schott for one year" (p. 5).
Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-395-94)
img Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-395-94)
A woman poses for a graduation portrait in a cap and gown.
Minoru Iyeki's typewriting certificate (ddr-densho-392-62)
doc Minoru Iyeki's typewriting certificate (ddr-densho-392-62)
Oakland High School primary typewriting certificate awarded to Minoru Aoki Iyeki.
Japanese grammar school (ddr-densho-397-309)
img Japanese grammar school (ddr-densho-397-309)
The caption on the photo album reads "A day at the Aoyagi Grammar School Mr. Kato and Sch. principal to the left. Feb. '47". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Japanese high school (ddr-densho-397-316)
img Japanese high school (ddr-densho-397-316)
The caption in the photo album reads "4th grade students at Hakodate Girls High School Feb. '47". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
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. 54, No. 12 (March 23, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 12 (March 23, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-12)
Selected article titles: "To Protect the Consumer" (p.1), "Complacency of Nisei Seen as Danger to Own Security" (p.1), "State Fair Housing Law Gains Support" (p.1), "Firm Military Control by U.S. in Okinawa Rapped by ACLU" (p.1), "Introducing a Nisei 'Dunker': Sim Togasaki" (p.2), "Maryland Law to Ban Racial Bias Defeated in House" (p.3), "Nisei Director of …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 14 (April 6, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 14 (April 6, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-14)
Selected article titles: "Chuman Visit of Nation's Capital Proves Noteworthy and Very Hectic" (p.1-2), "High Court Agrees Wash. Fair Housing Law Unconstitutional" (p.1), "Wartime Japanese Plans to Liberate Hawaiian Natives from U.S. Found in Preface to History of Hawaii in Japanese Ridiculed" (p.2), "Louisiana Local Option Law Permitting Closing of Public Schools and Segregation in Transportation …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 18 (May 4, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 18 (May 4, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-18)
Selected article titles: "UCLA Agrees with JACL to Co-Sponsor History Project" (p.1,4), "Keep Nihonmachi Policy Announced" (p.1), "Japan's Reaction to Nuclear Tests" (p.1-2),"Youth Career Parley Stimulating" (p.2), "'Injustice' of War Relocation Recalled in Utah" (p.3), "Educational Level of Sansei Students Seen Dropping Below High School Average" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 23 (June 8, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 23 (June 8, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-23)
Selected article titles: "Dillon Myer Named Pioneer Banquet Speaker at Confab" (p.1, 3), "Japanese History Project Passes $77,000-Final Push for Funds On" (p.1, 3), "Midwest Youth Organize District Council" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 56, No. 7 (February 15, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 56, No. 7 (February 15, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-7)
Selected article titles: "Calif. Textbooks Criteria Allow for Minorities" (p. 1), "Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Change Immigration Quota, Law" (pp. 1, 3), "$2,600 Added to History Project Fund; Acknowledge Pledges Being Fulfilled" (pp. 1-2), and "Why Am I a JACLer?" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 59, Vol. 7 (August 14, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 59, Vol. 7 (August 14, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-33)
Selected article titles: "Judge Black Backs Civil Rights Act Accommodations" (p.1), "Federal Urban Renewal Fundsd Jeopardized by Prop. 14 Nod" (p.1), "Nisei in Snake River Valley Area Active in Local Community, Civic Programs" (p.1), "New Japanese Town in Salt Lake Proposed as Civic Auditorium Complex Underway" (p.1), "Salt Lake JACLers Concerned over Battle of Educational Forces …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 59, Vol. 6 (August 7, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 59, Vol. 6 (August 7, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-32)
Selected article titles: "Negro Mayor of Richmond to Address NC-WNDC" (p.1), "Clers Get Answers Refuting Charges against Prop. 14" (p.1, 4), "30 pct. Of Eligible Nisei Registered as Voters in San Francisco County" (p.1), "Impact of HR 7700 on Labor Market Said Insignificant" (p.1), "Calif. Eager to Hire Language Class Teachers" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 20 (May 26, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-20)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 20 (May 26, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-20)
Selected article titles: "Land-use Ordinance Requested to Keep Seattle Asian District" (p.1, 3), "ACLU Award to Cite JACL for Title II Repeal" (p.1, 3), "Calif. Law Barring Bilingual Aid at Poll Questioned as Suit Filed" (p.1, 3), "U.S. Dept. of Peace Advocated" (p.2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 22 (December 1, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-47)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 22 (December 1, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-47)
Selected article titles: "Yatabe Reminds JACL Role to Help Groups to Rid Bias" (p.1), "Mixed Marriages Being Tolerated More These Days" (p.1), "Sen. Inouye Calls for Limit on War Powers" (p.1), "200 Asians, Blacks, Chicanos, Indians, Whites March for Low-cost Housing" (p.1, 6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 18, (November 2, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 18, (November 2, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-43)
Select article titles: "Tuai Exonerated by Board of Ethics" (p.1); "Senator Inouye Calls for Nixon to Resign" (p.1); "Sac'to Asian Youths Caught in Drug Culture" (p.1); "Placer County JACLer Files Papers to Incorporate New City of 6,600 "(p.3); "San Jose Mayor Mineta Tells Youth to Become Involved in Government" (p.6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol.76, No.1, (January 5-12, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol.76, No.1, (January 5-12, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-1)
Select article titles: "JACL to Boycott Hilton Inns" (p.1); "Manzanar Project Committee Due All Credit for Proposed Landmark Text" (p.1); "'Outwhiting the Whites'" (p.4); "Sonoma County Thrives in 1972" (p.5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 11, (March 23, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 11, (March 23, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-11)
Select article titles: "JACL Bldg. Blueprint Expanded" (p.1); "Federal Budget Cutback Hits Redevelopment, Center Life" (p.1); "Social Security Credit for All Evacuees Sought" (p.1); "The Nisei Identity" (p.2); "A Ding-Dong Bowling Tournament" (p.3); "Multi-Media Set Available to Teach Nihongo" (p.6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 22, (June 8, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 22, (June 8, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-22)
Select article titles: "San Mateo City Council Anti-Nikkei Bias Festering" (p.1); "Aged Issei Seen as Target of Pressure from Nikkei Groups, Says Utah Savant" (p.1); "Bannai Looms as First Nisei to Sit in Assembly" (p.1); "Jobless Sac'to Asian Teachers Protest Hawaii Recruitment"(p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 08, (March 2, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 08, (March 2, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-8)
Select article titles: "Fesno Ready for Tri-Dist. JACL Confab" (p.1); "PSWDC Eyes 9,500 Members" (p.1); "Marriage Mix Ratio Increasing" (p.1); "Nisei Urged to Assist State in Textbook Choice" (p.2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 07, (August 17, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 07, (August 17, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-32)
Select article titles: "Away a Day from Watergate: Praises Embarrass Inouye" (p.1); "Need $250,000 for JACL Bldg." (p.1); "Ruling Hits Private Schools" (p.3); "George Takei for Los Angeles City Council Election Sept. 18, 1973" (p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 16, (October 19, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 16, (October 19, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-41)
Select article titles: "Ex-Envoy to Japan to Co-Chair Bldg. Fund Bid" (p.1); "40 et 8 Vets Drop All-White Policy" (p.1); "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Hotel Okayed, Housing Assured" (p.1); "'Relocation Camp' More Comfortable As Term than 'Concentration Camp'" (p.3); "Association for Foreign Wives of Japanese Helps Members to Adjust" (p.6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 10, (March 16, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 10, (March 16, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-10)
Select article titles: "Method of New Headquarter Staff Operations Previewed for Execom" (p.1); "Senator Inouye Speaks Against School Busing" (p.1); "A 'Liberated' Woman Wonders" (p.2); "American Image of Japan Taken by Gallup Bared" (p.3); "Japan-U.S. Friendship Act to Establish $32 Million Education-Cultural Trust" (p.3); "Matsunaga Co-Sponsoring Child Care Bill Vetoed Last Session by President" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 09, (March 9, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 09, (March 9, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-9)
Select article titles: "Plaque Text of Manzanar Camp Tentatively OK" (p.1); "Progressive Westside JACL Board Action Viewed as Mass Resignation" (p.1); "Nisei Views on Career Education" (p.1); "Fukai Spearheads Anti-Drug Program for County Youth" (p.3); "Heart Disease Research of Japanese in Calif., Hawaii, Honshu Reviewed" (p.6).
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