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Memorial service honoring fallen Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-2-35)
img Memorial service honoring fallen Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-2-35)
This memorial service was held for Japanese American soldiers killed during World War II. The Minidoka concentration camp had the highest number of Nisei volunteering for military service.
Mother and son in a camp graveyard (ddr-densho-2-52)
img Mother and son in a camp graveyard (ddr-densho-2-52)
This photo was taken at the Minidoka concentration camp's graveyard. The rocks in the background were probably used for grave markers. The tombstone shown here was more elaborate than most. This graveyard no longer exists. When the camps were closed, Japanese Americans often exhumed the remains of family members for reburial back home.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-39-42)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-39-42)
Original museum description: Photograph taken at Minidoka internment camp, black and white glossy, shows a ceremony that is possibly a memorial service for a soldier from Minidoka since there is a soldier on stage and the project director Harry Stafford is also seated there, a man is at the rostrum while the audience is seated. There …
Memorial service for a Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-7)
img Memorial service for a Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-7)
This memorial service was held for a Nisei soldier who was killed in action on July 5, 1944, in the Rome-Arno Campaign. He was an alumnus of Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington.
Reverend Terakawa's memorial (ddr-densho-357-779)
img Reverend Terakawa's memorial (ddr-densho-357-779)
Members of the Buddhist church community in the concentration camp at Topaz attend the memorial for Reverend Tansai Terakawa.
Tansai Terakawa's funeral (ddr-densho-357-777)
img Tansai Terakawa's funeral (ddr-densho-357-777)
Handwritten caption: "Funeral of Rev. Tansai Terakawa. Part of people who attended services. Nov. 17, 1944."
Reverend Terakawa's memorial (ddr-densho-357-778)
img Reverend Terakawa's memorial (ddr-densho-357-778)
Members of the Buddhist church community in the concentration camp at Topaz attend the memorial for Reverend Tansai Terakawa.
Manzanar internee gravesites (ddr-densho-345-89)
img Manzanar internee gravesites (ddr-densho-345-89)
A series of photographs taken by Harry Gamble and his team at Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps as part of their research. This research was then used to lobby for Tule Lake and not Manzanar be the camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
Manzanar internee graveyard and marker (ddr-densho-345-86)
img Manzanar internee graveyard and marker (ddr-densho-345-86)
A series of photographs taken by Harry Gamble and his team at Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps as part of their research. This research was then used to lobby for Tule Lake and not Manzanar be the camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
Manzanar internee graveyard marker (ddr-densho-345-87)
img Manzanar internee graveyard marker (ddr-densho-345-87)
A series of photographs taken by Harry Gamble and his team at Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps as part of their research. This research was then used to lobby for Tule Lake and not Manzanar be the camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
Manzanar internee gravesites (ddr-densho-345-88)
img Manzanar internee gravesites (ddr-densho-345-88)
A series of photographs taken by Harry Gamble and his team at Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps as part of their research. This research was then used to lobby for Tule Lake and not Manzanar be the camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
Brother and sister (ddr-densho-348-7)
img Brother and sister (ddr-densho-348-7)
Imelda and Chuck Kinoshita in Minidoka concentration camp. Imelda had returned from the East Coast to attend their brother Francis "Bako" Kinoshita's funeral.
Four sisters (ddr-densho-348-8)
img Four sisters (ddr-densho-348-8)
Four sisters, Mary, Imelda, Mary Jane, and Irene who all returned to Minidoka concentration camp from the East Coast for their brother Francis "Bako" Kinoshita's funeral.
Fred Suyekichi and Akino Kinoshita receiving a flag (ddr-densho-348-12)
img Fred Suyekichi and Akino Kinoshita receiving a flag (ddr-densho-348-12)
Fred Suyekichi and Akino Kinoshita (center and left) receive a flag in honor of their son Staff Sergeant Francis "Bako" Kinoshita, killed in action in World War II, accompanied by a family friend (right).
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-151)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-151)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-139)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-139)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-153)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-153)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
MP honor guard (ddr-densho-159-133)
img MP honor guard (ddr-densho-159-133)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
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