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 (219)

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Japanese class picture (ddr-densho-259-109)
img Japanese class picture (ddr-densho-259-109)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Another posed group picture of young Japanese women of which [Shidzuyo Yasui] is one. This may have been a class picture too, although in this case, there are a couple of young men standing in the top row." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the front row, second from the right.
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."
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.
Night School bulletin (ddr-csujad-55-662)
doc Night School bulletin (ddr-csujad-55-662)
Brochure and course catalog covering the Night School program, January 28-April 14, [1943], at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes registration procedure, schedule, and information on continuation and addition of classes. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0664
Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin (ddr-densho-357-576)
img Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin (ddr-densho-357-576)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "First half-year class at Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan."
Rose Negi (ddr-densho-357-301)
img Rose Negi (ddr-densho-357-301)
Rose Chizu poses for a professional portrait in her high school graduation cap and gown. Rose's caption: "Lovingly, Rose Chizu." Hanako Yoshioka's caption: "Rose Negi, Mt. Eden, Calif."
Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin (ddr-densho-357-579)
img Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin (ddr-densho-357-579)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin Farewell Party, March 1934."
Lily Yamashita (ddr-densho-357-560)
img Lily Yamashita (ddr-densho-357-560)
Lily Yamashita addressed this photograph: "Dear Mrs. Terakawa, Lovingly Lily." Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Graduated Stockton High, Lily Yamashita."
Letter from Nagumo student in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-894)
doc Letter from Nagumo student in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-894)
Letter from Nagumo's student who is learing English in Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0896
Katsuye Watanabe oral history interview (ddr-csujad-31-20)
av Katsuye Watanabe oral history interview (ddr-csujad-31-20)
Oral history of Katsuye Watanabe, a resident of San Fernando Valley, was recorded as part of Asian American Studies 390 course work at California State University, Northridge. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JSFVOH_01-23
Relocation Opportunities in Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula (ddr-csujad-19-29)
doc Relocation Opportunities in Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula (ddr-csujad-19-29)
This document describes the relocation opportunities in Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula. It also discusses the cost of living, medical and educational facilities in these regions. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-19_01
Student Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-72)
doc Student Relocation (ddr-csujad-19-72)
This article by Robert W. O'Brien discusses about the relocation of thousands of students in colleges throughout the United States to resume their studies, "a year after the mass evacuation of the West Coast Japanese American people into inland camps." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-23_02
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these …
Final audit of National Japanese American Student Relocation Council (ddr-csujad-18-3)
doc Final audit of National Japanese American Student Relocation Council (ddr-csujad-18-3)
A report regarding closing operations of the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council. The report covers from May 1, 1946 to June 30, 1946, and regards "the Council's operations during the closing two month period." Topics addressed include financial statements and various aspects of closing operations, including Council staff; treatment of mail; enrollment and referral of …
[Teacher with class] (ddr-csujad-29-162)
img [Teacher with class] (ddr-csujad-29-162)
Photograph of a teacher with 33 of her female students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P103
An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
av An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
Reflections of an elderly Orange County, California couple on their experiences in America. He recounts his years as an immigrant; she discusses her family background, makeup of Japanese-American community, and rural living. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton; interview conducted by Pat Morgan. …
An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
doc An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
Oral history with Nisei farmer/businessman from pioneering Orange County, California family gives prewar biographical information with emphasis on Japanese Americans in Orange County. Discusses World War II forced removal, experiences in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the role of the Japanese American Citizens League before and after World War II. This oral history was conducted …
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