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 (211)

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 8 (February 19, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 8 (February 19, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-8)
Selected article titles: "No Racial Bias in Listing Real Property Asked" (p.1), "Nisei Growers Ask Contracts with 'Tanno' by Completed" (p.1), "History Project Commended by Sheriff for Bolstering Racial Pride and Family Ties" (p.1), "Federal Judges Decline to Rule on Virginia Anti-Miscegenation Case" (p.1-2), "Sen. Kuchel Criticizes Continuation of National Origins Limit on Immigration, Calls for …
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. 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 68, No. 13 (March 28, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol 68, No. 13 (March 28, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-13)
Select article titles: "JACL backs tax hike for Richmond area schools" (p. 1); "Broadcasters Criticized For Bias In Hiring" (p. 1); "JACL explains its role in Title 2 court case" (p. 3); "Dedication of Nisei Hall at Presidio of Monterey gives wide recognition to Japanese Americans" (p. 5); "Test case against detention camps law set for …
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. 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. 78, No. 14 (April 12, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 14 (April 12, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-14)
Selected article titles: "Ethnic Heritage Studies Act to Be Implemented This Month" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: What Can I Do About P.R.?" (p. 2), and "U.S. Civil Service Commission Notes Increase in Its Minority Employment" (p. 6).
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. 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).
Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-99)
img Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-99)
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 second row, third from the left.
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."
Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-77)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-77)
Caption by Yuka Yasui: "Mom [Shidzuyo Yasui] - Last Row 2nd from Left. Sumoto, Awaji where she taught 1912." Caption by Homer Yasui: "[Shidzuyo] taught home economics there."
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 teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-125)
img Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-125)
Shidzuyo Yasui (front row, center) with colleagues from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan.
Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-93)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-93)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "[Shidzuyo Yasui] in the middle with maybe some of her teaching colleagues in Japan."
Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-101)
img Japanese women on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-101)
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 teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-100)
img Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-100)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "4 posed group photographs in which [Shidzuyo Yasui] appears they must have been taken at Sumoto School in Awaji."
Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-91)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-91)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Series of 3 photographs of [Shidzuyo Yasui] and her colleagues in Japan."
Girls by the Japanese seaside (ddr-densho-259-123)
img Girls by the Japanese seaside (ddr-densho-259-123)
Shidzuyo Yasui (standing at the top of the photograph) with a group of young women, probably her students, at the seaside on Awaji Island, Japan.
img "The graduation exercise of the Americanization School sponsored by Japanese Ancestral Society" (ddr-densho-259-394)
Front of photograph: "The graduation exercise of the Americanization School sponsored by Japanese Ancestral Society Portland, Oreg. May 28, 1953." Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group portrait of the Issei in the Portland area who graduated from the Americanization school, in preparation for taking their citizenship examinations."
Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
img Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church orchestra. This was not the same organization as the band. Here LeRoy (?) Burns was the orchestra organizer, leader and instructor. I think that Rev. [Isaac] Inouye just lent moral support. Notice that on the bass drum...it reads, 'H.R.H.S.', and 'Japanese'...HRHS of course stood for Hood …
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