CSU Dominguez Hills George and Mitzi Naohara Papers ddr-csujad-38

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George Naohara photo album (ddr-csujad-38-1)
img George Naohara photo album (ddr-csujad-38-1)
A photo album compiled by George Nobuo Naohara, a Kibei Nisei, who was incarcerated at Manzanar, Jerome, and Tule Lake incarceration camps during World War II. Included are photographs taken during/after World War II, depicting his farm labor experience in Idaho and Utah, incarceration in the Jerome incarceration camp, and Army language school training. See this …
George Naohara's handwritten annotations (ddr-csujad-38-2)
doc George Naohara's handwritten annotations (ddr-csujad-38-2)
English translations of handwritten annotations from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 4: [Left] Several meetings were held in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, prior to moving to the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. I attended those meetings. What was announced was that all Japanese Americans residing in California and the West Coast should move to …
George Naohara's handwritten annotation (ddr-csujad-38-3)
doc George Naohara's handwritten annotation (ddr-csujad-38-3)
English translation of handwritten annotation from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 5: When I went to the Manzanar camp in California, late Hiromu Sasaki took me to Maryknoll School, which was a Japanese language school located on Alameda Blvd, Los Angeles, California. I remember I packed my birth certificate, clothes, and other necessities into my …
George Naohara's handwritten annotations (ddr-csujad-38-4)
doc George Naohara's handwritten annotations (ddr-csujad-38-4)
English translations of handwritten annotations from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 6: [Right top] I (George Naohara) and Keny Kuwahara [Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara], who had been drafted but was discharged. He was fluent in Japanese and English. Immediately after arriving at the C.C.C. Camp, an announcement of the U.S. government order was made in English. …
George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note: work locations between 1942 and 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-5)
doc George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note: work locations between 1942 and 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-5)
George Nobuo Naohara's handwritten note listing his work places after leaving the Manzanar incarceration camp in California in 1942. An item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 7. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_007
Camps for farm laborers in Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-6)
img Camps for farm laborers in Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-6)
A photograph of Tadashi Sakaida posing in front of Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps in Rupert, Idaho. The caption reads: Camps for farm laborers in Idaho. [In Japanese]. Title from caption. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_01_001
Card from Jonny and Sachi Koyama to Mr. George Naohara and Mrs. Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-7)
doc Card from Jonny and Sachi Koyama to Mr. George Naohara and Mrs. Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-7)
A thank-you card for a wedding gift (a bedspread) sent from George and Mitzi Naohara. Includes the photo of Johnny and Sachi. An item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_01_002
George Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-8)
img George Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-8)
Photographed is George Nobuo Naohara standing in a farm field, Burley Idaho. Japanese verse reads: With no hope, no love, no money, or no wisdom, I am yearning for my hometown. At Idaho farm. [In Japanese]. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Tetsuo Hashimoto, beauty of the body (ddr-csujad-38-9)
img Tetsuo Hashimoto, beauty of the body (ddr-csujad-38-9)
Photographed is Tetsuo L. Hashimoto standing in a farm field. He presumably works as a farm laborer at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Rupert, Idaho, or Utah. The caption reads: Tetsuo Hashimoto, beauty of the body. [In Japanese]. Title from caption. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California …
Matsunori Kozawa (ddr-csujad-38-10)
img Matsunori Kozawa (ddr-csujad-38-10)
Photographed is "Mack" Matsunori Kozawa who is George Nobuo Naohara's friend and also Mitzi Masukawa's high school classmate. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_01_005
Greeting from Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-11)
img Greeting from Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-11)
A unused postcard. An item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_01_006
Gardena Buddhist Church (ddr-csujad-38-12)
img Gardena Buddhist Church (ddr-csujad-38-12)
A postcard of Gardena Buddhist Church. Title from caption. An item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_01_007
Tadashi Sakaida and George Naohara at Camp Rupert (ddr-csujad-38-13)
img Tadashi Sakaida and George Naohara at Camp Rupert (ddr-csujad-38-13)
Photographed are George Nobuo Naohara and Tadashi Sakaida posing in front of Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho. It appears that Naohara is holding a bottle of sake. The caption reads: Tadashi Sakaida and George Naohara at Camp Rupert, Idaho, working for sugar beets. [In Japanese]. Title from caption. A photo from "George Naohara photo …
Kibei Nisei at Camp Rupert, Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-14)
img Kibei Nisei at Camp Rupert, Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-14)
A photo of Goerge Nobuo Naohara's Kibei friend. It is presumably taken at Axel Johnson Ranch in Utah. The caption reads: After graduating from Meiji University, Tokyo Japan, I came back to the United States. Then, the outbreak of the war between Japan and the U.S.! After the incarceration at the Manzanar camp, I came to …
Mr. Seki (ddr-csujad-38-15)
img Mr. Seki (ddr-csujad-38-15)
Photographed is Mr. Seki, who is a friend of George Nobuo Naohara, standing in a farm field. It is presumably taken at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Rupert, Idaho, or Utah. The caption reads: Never buy cheap stuff. Mr. Seki. [In Japanese]. Title from caption. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 2. See this …
Large farm field (ddr-csujad-38-16)
img Large farm field (ddr-csujad-38-16)
Photographed is a farm field, presumably at Camp Rupert, Idaho, or Utah. The caption reads: It was a large farm field spreading far beyond the horizon. [In Japanese]. Title from caption. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 2. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_02_004
George Naohara, Mr. Sugi, Yoshio Oda, Kenny Kuwahara, and Tadashi Sakaida (ddr-csujad-38-17)
img George Naohara, Mr. Sugi, Yoshio Oda, Kenny Kuwahara, and Tadashi Sakaida (ddr-csujad-38-17)
Photographed are George Nobuo Naohara, Mr. Sugi, Yoshio Oda, Keny Kuwahara, and Tadashi Sakaida in a farm field. It is taken presumably at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Rupert, Idaho, or Utah. The caption reads: No matter how hard it is, our good friend group completed this hard work. George Naohara, Mr. Sugi, Yoshio Oda, Mr. Keny …
Japanese newspaper clipping (ddr-csujad-38-18)
img Japanese newspaper clipping (ddr-csujad-38-18)
A Japanese newspaper clipping about the outbreak of World War II. It reports that Japanese prime minister, Koiso, declared the war and encouraged the people to fight against Allies of World War II. The caption reads: I still do not know why General Tojo started the war on the U.S., attacking the Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt' …
Holiday greetings (ddr-csujad-38-19)
img Holiday greetings (ddr-csujad-38-19)
A holiday greeting card made by George Nobuo Naohara and his friends in the Jerome camp in Arkansas. An item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_03_002
Mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps (ddr-csujad-38-20)
img Mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps (ddr-csujad-38-20)
Photographed is a mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Rupert, Idaho. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 4. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_04_001
Mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp (ddr-csujad-38-21)
img Mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp (ddr-csujad-38-21)
Photographed is a mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Rupert, Idaho. Includes George Nobuo Naohara. The caption reads: The mess hall of C.C.C. Camp [Civilian Conservation Corps Camp] was well furnished with good kitchen appliances and tools. I was raised in Japan and did not know how to operate or use them, but I was …
Goerge Naohara at the Manzanar camp (ddr-csujad-38-22)
img Goerge Naohara at the Manzanar camp (ddr-csujad-38-22)
Photographed is George Nobuo Naohara posing at the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. The caption reads: Where I got in to: George Naohara age at 20. The photo was taken when I moved into the Manzanar incarceration camp. I was alone and felt lonely with no friends. [In Japanese]. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" …
George Naohara and Keny Kuwahara at Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-23)
img George Naohara and Keny Kuwahara at Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-23)
Photographed are George Nobuo Naohara and Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara standing in front of Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho. The caption reads: We started thinning sugar beets. What we are holding are buckets and water. [In Japanese]. The same image without captions is found in item: csudh_nao_0032. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), …
Tetsuo Larry Hashimoto (ddr-csujad-38-24)
img Tetsuo Larry Hashimoto (ddr-csujad-38-24)
Photographed is Tetsuo Larry Hashimoto standing in a horse ranch. It is probably taken at Axel Johnson Ranch, Utah. The caption reads: Mr. Larry Hashimoto. [In Japanese]. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 7. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_07_001
Map of incarceration camps (ddr-csujad-38-25)
doc Map of incarceration camps (ddr-csujad-38-25)
A clipping mapping the incarceration camps during the war. An item from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 8. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_08_001

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