Medals and awards
doc Remarks by the President at ceremony honoring Asian American Medal of Honor recipients (ddr-csujad-1-199)
Remarks by the President at ceremony honoring Asian American Medal of Honor recipients posed on the White House website on June 21, 2000. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_14_001
doc [Documents regarding Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor] (ddr-csujad-1-198)
Includes photocopied documents to support Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor. Photocopied excerpt from "Mud and blood," by Colonel James J. Gillespie, which was originally published in "Infantry journal magazine, December 1944, is also included. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_11_001
doc Program of events in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipients, June 21-22, 2000 (ddr-csujad-1-206)
A program for events in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipients held in June 21-22, 2000. Lists 22 recipients, including names, titles, combat team names, and where and when they served. Includes mostly Japanese-American soldiers serving in the armed services of the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
doc [Documents on Military Intelligence Service] (ddr-csujad-1-73)
Contains a collection of photocopied documents on the Presidential Unit Citation to the Military Intelligence Service. Includes a map, "The Pacific War: 1942-1945 the Allied offensive." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_07_002
img Nisei soldier's Purple Heart (ddr-densho-105-20)
Purple Heart awarded Minoru Tsubota, Warrant Officer (Junior Grade), 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Combat wounded in Cerebia, Italy, Aug. 24, 1944.
img Ranger Hall of Fame medallion presentation (ddr-densho-107-31)
Colonel David Grange presents the Ranger Hall of Fame medallion to Ranger Roy Matsumoto at Ranger Field, Fort Benning, Georgia. Front (L to R): Col. David L. Grange, CO 75th Ranger Regiment and Retired Army Master Sgt Roy H. Matsumoto. Back (L to R): CSM Jesse G. Laye and Col. Michael V. Church CO Ranger Training …
img Legion of Merit presentation (ddr-densho-107-32)
General Frank D. Merrill, Commanding General of the Merrill's Marauders, congratulating S/Sgt Roy Matsumoto upon the presentation of the Legion of Merit for his exploits at Walawbum, Burma on 5 March, 1944.
img Bronze Star presentation ceremony (ddr-densho-107-24)
Front row (L to R): Lt. Roy Nakada, unknown, T/Sgt Roy Matsumoto, unknown, unknown, Lt. George Nakamura, S/Sgt. John Morozumi. Back row: All are unknown.
img War medal (ddr-densho-299-191)
Photo of a war medal in presentation box.
img General MacArthur recieves the Legion of Honor (ddr-densho-299-184)
Caption: "The French government honor General MacArthur with the Legion of Honor."
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50, No.2 (January 8, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-2)
Select article titles: "JACL Invited to Attend Special Civil Rights Planning Parley" (p.1); "Memorial to Honor Issei Sailor to be Placed at San Diego Hospital" (p.1); "Arizona Nisei Denied Marriage License" (p.1); "Pioneer Issei author nearly forgotten man; bed-ridden 15 years by tuberculosis" (p. 6); "Japanese gardens at U.W. arboretum to feature teahouse" (p.7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 15 (April 13, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-15)
Selected article titles: "'Japanese History' Project Fund Drive Passes 47 pct. Mark of $100,000 Goal" (p.1-2), Urban League Statistics Confirm High Ratio of Nisei Scholarship, Award Winners" (p.1), "Traditional Japanese Customs for Aged Reversed by Postwar Occupation, Retirement at 55 Not as Pleasurable for Many" (p.2), "Issei Pioneers-Yokoyama and Takimoto Recalled as Mentors of Nisei Movement" …
doc Pinning ceremony clipping (ddr-densho-397-34)
Lt. Shigeo Yasutake is presented the Bronze Star by Major General Clayton L. Bissell. Lt. Masayuki Matsunaga is also pictured waiting to receive the Combat Infantryman Badge.
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 20 (Novemeber 11, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-46)
Select article titles: "Wash. Alien land law repeal defeated" (p.1); "San Diego Issei challenged at poll, refused ballot because of literacy test" (p.1); "Army Reserve to Dedicate Hall to Nisei GI Hero" (p.8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 68, No. 16 (April 18, 1969) (ddr-pc-41-16)
Select article titles: "Inouye Paints Grim Picture of A-bomb Race" (p. 1); " Reagan to help dedicate Issei plaque" (p. 1); "Oriental Studies at Fresno State Slated for Fall" (p.3); "UC Berkeley commends Asian Studies 100% re-offered for spring quarter; continuation class also slated" (p.4).