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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Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-89)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-89)
Probably the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan. Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the third row, third from the right.
Citizenship essay (ddr-one-3-115)
doc Citizenship essay (ddr-one-3-115)
Photocopy of a handwritten essay on citizenship written by George Kida, c.1930-1933. Essay covers right, privileges and duties of citizens.
Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 3 (January 17, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 3 (January 17, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-3)
Select article titles: "Immigtation law changes sought" (p. 1); "Reno JACL Seeks Heirs Of First Issei In U.S." (p. 1); "Why Dr. Hayakawa accepted college president's job" (p. 1); "'Melting pot' concept resisted by some ethnic groups in America if 'this means Anglo Saxon domination'" (p. 3); "Asian American Studies popular" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 5 (February 8, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 5 (February 8, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-5)
Selected article titles: "Aliens Eligible for Federal Job, Appellate Holds" (p. 1), "'Two Worlds of Jim Yoshida': Half of Film to Be Shot in Japan" (pp. 1, 4), "Cranston-Kennedy Bilingual Education Bill Adopted by Senate Subcommittee" (p. 3), and "Monterey Peninsula JACL: Matsunaga Sees Nixon to Resign" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 12 (October 16, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-37)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 12 (October 16, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-37)
Selected article titles: "On 'Japanese Americans & the U.S. Constitution'" (pp. 1-2), "JACL Director Responds: California Releases UCB Report" (pp. 1, 6), "Supreme Court Denies Latest Bid in Yasui Case" (pp. 1, 5), and "Editorial of the Pacific Citizen: After H.R. 442: Action Alert" (p. 4).
Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-298-72)
img Graduation portrait (ddr-densho-298-72)
Caption on front: "Dear Mabel. Sincerely yours, Kikuye Nishio."
Nisei girl (ddr-densho-111-8)
img Nisei girl (ddr-densho-111-8)
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes' sister Jean at the Winnebago Indian boarding school.
Graduation invitation (ddr-densho-328-250)
doc Graduation invitation (ddr-densho-328-250)
Invitation to the high school graduation of Thomas Y. Kometani.
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.
Course completion certificates (ddr-densho-333-37)
doc Course completion certificates (ddr-densho-333-37)
Certificates of course completion from central educational services; Leavenworth, Kansas
Standard Teaching Credential (ddr-densho-338-479)
doc Standard Teaching Credential (ddr-densho-338-479)
A Standard Teaching Credential with a specialization in elementary teaching earned by Guyo Tajiri.
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (October 14, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-22)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (October 14, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-22)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (October 14, 1944). It is postmarked October 17, 1944 from Oberlin, Ohio.
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-39)
doc NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-39)
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) brief history and membership sign-up pamphlet.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 6 (August 5, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-30)
Selected article titles: "Pro-Minority Text Dropped from OK List" (p.1, 3), "Bakke Case Jeopardizes Civil Rights Won Since 1940s, Rep. Chisholm Tells JACL" (p.1, 3), "Internment Credit Bill Hearing Set" (p.2), "Assembly Centers to Be Historical Site" (p.2), "Fresno Senior Citizens Express Needs in Survey" (p.3), "Nisei in Japan: Japanese and Nikkei Influences" (p.8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 5 (February 11, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 5 (February 11, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-5)
Selected article titles: "Reactions to Ariyoshi Plan to Control Immigration Mixed" (p.1), "Colorado Issei Pioneer: Naoichi Hokasono" (p.1), "Anti-Evacuation Stance of Justice Dept. Recalled" (p.1-2), "For E-1' Visa Immigrant Students in Washington: Resident Tuition Privilege Aim" (p.3), "Summary of Planning Conference on Nisei Retirement" (p.4), "Pardon for Iva Toguri" (p.5).
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).
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 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."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 111, No. 6 (September 7, 1990) (ddr-pc-62-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 111, No. 6 (September 7, 1990) (ddr-pc-62-31)
Select article titles: "Dan Rather's Quip on WWII Internment Hit"(p.1); "Calif. Assembly Soundly Defeats ACR 181 to Rewrite History of Internment in State Textbooks"(p.1);"A Great Program at the Outset in the 1970s, But Interest Waning Now for JACL Chapters"(p.2);"President Fujimori's Inaugural Day"(p.6);"When You Call 800-395-4672 for Redress Help, Here're the People in the Office Who Respond"(p.8).
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).
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