img Family of Alfred Eijiro Tatsumi (ddr-densho-353-201)
Front row: June Tomae, Misao, Mrs. Tatsumi. Back row: Albert, Walter, Henry, Jiro, Alfred.
vh Francis Mas Fukuhara Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-9-1)
Description of parents, prewar Japanese American community and family life
img Two Japanese women stand before the front of a building (ddr-densho-348-13)
Two Japanese women stand in front of a building facing camera.
doc Letter from Shizuka [Nishimura] to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, July 3,  [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-252)
A letter from Shizuka Nishimura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Shizuka informs that she has written to her father, Jokichi Yamanaka, about her sister Fumiko's reentry to the U.S., and that she will get back to the Okines once she hears from her father. She also shares her appreciation for their visit ...
doc Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
A letter from Natue Okine in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes that they are going to start harvesting wheat soon in Japan. She thanks for the cloth that Tomeyo sent to her and informs her that she has made her clothes by using it. In the letter, ...
doc Letter from Takashi Matsuura to Mrs. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 19, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-237)
A letter from Takashi Edwin Matsuura to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. Takashi thanks Seiichi for his hospitality during his visit to the the Okines' place as well as the gift of the flowers. He informs that he arrived home safely at 9:00 PM on Monday and that Mr. Freitas was pleased to hear about Takashi's visit ...
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 12, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-160)
A letter from Masao Okine, who is stationed in Japan as a Nisei soldier to his parents, Seiichi and Ayame Okine. This letter is mailed via San Francisco, California by the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Masao writes about his visit to Hiroshima during the vacation. He meets Naoji Okine, Jokichi Yamanaka, Mr. Sasaki, ...
doc Letter from Miyuki [Matsuura] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 12, 1952 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-275)
A letter from Miyuki Matsuura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She updates on her crops, picking strawberries, and her fears that the recent cold weather would delay the growth of garlic. She also updates on Mr. Freitas's wedding gift that Seiichi Okine asked her to prepare. She bought a large plate and ...
doc Letter from Takashi Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 12, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-235)
A letter from Takashi Matsuura to his uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He stayed in the Okines' place while he was performing in Los Angeles. In the letter, he apologizes for the delay in writing to them because of his community work at his place. He informs that he got on a train at ...
doc Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
A letter from Fusako Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about the package of gifts from the Okines and appreciates their help. The package arrived on May 29, 1948 and included cloth, clothes, a sweater, sugar, soap bars, candies, tobacco, and medicines which are scarce in post-war Japan. She laments about ...
img Japanese American man in front of Mt. Rainier (ddr-densho-26-258)
Written on back "Kinnosuke"
img Sisters and brother, Atsumu and Tayeko (ddr-csujad-11-171)
A photograph of Tayeko Kawamoto and Atsumu. From page 61 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_61_002
doc Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
A letter from Minoru Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. He thanks Seiichi for the gift, including ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], sugar, candies, and pencils. He describes the shortages of basic necessities in Japan and states that all children under age 8 do not know the real taste of sugar. He also expresses his ...
doc Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. This letter is mailed by Masao Okine, who is stationed as a Nisei soldier in Japan, via the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Jokichi informs Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine that Masao Okine brought their letters and gifts ...
doc Letter from Kenjiro Okine to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 21, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-234)
A letter from Kenjiro Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He is thankful to the Okines for the letter and gift package. He lists the items included: raisins, candies, towels, ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], and salt. It appears that he has been craving sugar but sugar wasn't included. The letter ...
doc Part IV. Collective adjustments to the relocation center, chapter I: social structure of the community (ddr-csujad-26-5)
Description of camp social structures including "Caucasian-Japanese relations" highlighting tension and hostility by three groups that most directly involve Japanese Americans and the incarceration: The War Relocation Authority (WRA), the US Army and the American public. Using case - studies, the manuscript examines these relationships and discusses the circumstances of incarceration contributing to differences in social ...
doc Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-34)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including living in barracks, block noise, lack of privacy, mess hall dining, nosy neighbors, jobs, leisure time, sports, movies, church attendance, the Young Buddhist Association (YBA), family dynamics, social changes, dating, and rumors. Each entry includes the full date ...
img Kamie Taenaka, Totsugawa (ddr-csujad-25-168)
A photograph of Kamie Taenaka and her relatives probably taken in Totsugawa, Japan. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_040