CSU Dominguez Hills James H. Osborne Nisei Collection ddr-csujad-4

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[War Food Administration bookmark] (ddr-csujad-4-1)
doc [War Food Administration bookmark] (ddr-csujad-4-1)
A bookmark created by the War Food Administration, which provides information on the importance of eating wisely. It has instructions to contact the local Nutrition Committee for further information. It also contains a logo with a family and the motto, "U.S. Needs Us Strong, Eat The Basic 7 Every Day." The backside of this bookmark contains …
Prevent Forest Fires [bookmark] (ddr-csujad-4-2)
doc Prevent Forest Fires [bookmark] (ddr-csujad-4-2)
A bookmark created by US Department of Agriculture Forest Services to promote the prevention of forest fires. The front of the bookmark depicts a Japanese solider, smiling as he lights a match. The logo in the backdrop reads: "Careless Matches Aid The Axis!" The backside of this bookmark contains tips to prevent forest fires. The bookmark …
Postcard from [Emiko] Amy Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, January 12, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-3)
doc Postcard from [Emiko] Amy Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, January 12, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-3)
A postcard sent from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas, at a P.O. Box address in Lawndale, California. The postcard was postmarked in McGehee, Arkansas. It is an acknowledgement letter in which Emiko thanks Laura for sending a package to her. In the letter, she also mentions that …
Advertisement postcard from the Thos. H. Fillmore Insurance Agency to Helen Thomas, July 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-4)
doc Advertisement postcard from the Thos. H. Fillmore Insurance Agency to Helen Thomas, July 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-4)
A postcard advertisement selling "war damage insurance" covered by the US government reinsurance program. It was sent to Helen Thomas in Lawndale, California from the Thos. H. Fillmore Insurance Agency in Inglewood, California. It also includes numerical marginalia on the front. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_04_001
Postcard from U. [Usami] Terada to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, October 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-5)
doc Postcard from U. [Usami] Terada to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, October 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-5)
The postcard is correspondence from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. Usami Terada discusses his arrival to El Paso, Texas, on the way to Arkansas, describing the styles of the houses in Texas, comparing them to homes in Hermosa Beach, California. The postcard depicts a …
Tsuyoshi Terada (ddr-csujad-4-6)
img Tsuyoshi Terada (ddr-csujad-4-6)
A photograph of Tsuyoshi Terada around age 11. The photograph is taken at the Rohwer incarceration camp. It depicts Tsuyoshi Terada standing in front of one of the barracks in the camp. The inscription on the backside reads: Tsuyoshi Terada, March 1943, Rohwer Relocation Center, McGeehee, Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Usami Terada (ddr-csujad-4-7)
img Usami Terada (ddr-csujad-4-7)
A photograph of Usami Terada around age 21. It is taken at the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas. It depicts Usami Terada standing in front of one of the barracks in the camp. The inscription on the backside reads: Usami Terada, March 1944, Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. See this object in the California State …
Emiko [Amy] Terada (ddr-csujad-4-8)
img Emiko [Amy] Terada (ddr-csujad-4-8)
A photograph of Emiko Amy Terada around age 19. It is taken at the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas. It depicts Emiko Amy Terada standing in front of a building in the camp. The inscription on the backside reads: Emiko Terada, March 1944, Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. See this object in the California State …
[Helen Thomas' 90th birthday] (ddr-csujad-4-9)
img [Helen Thomas' 90th birthday] (ddr-csujad-4-9)
A photograph of Helen Thomas' 90th birthday party. Pictured is Helen, along with Emiko Nakawaki [=Emiko Amy Terada]. Also pictured in the background is Elva and Walter Buss. The inscription on the backside reads: Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. Emiko Nakawaki. Elva and Walter Buss in background. Nov. 19, 1978. See this object in the California State …
Sam [Usami], Amy [Emiko], and Ted Terada (ddr-csujad-4-10)
img Sam [Usami], Amy [Emiko], and Ted Terada (ddr-csujad-4-10)
A photograph of Sam [Usami], Emiko [Amy], and Ted Terada, who are the former incarcerees at the Rohwer incarceration camp, taken in 2005, Lawndale, California. They pose, sitting on a sofa in a house. The inscription on the backside reads: Sam, Amy, and Ted Terada, Lawndale, California, 2005. See this object in the California State Universities …
Terada and Miyamoto families (ddr-csujad-4-11)
img Terada and Miyamoto families (ddr-csujad-4-11)
A photograph of Terada and Miyamoto families taken in Lawndale, California, 2005. Includes Emiko Amy Terada and Laura Thomas. The inscription of the backside reads: Terada, and Miyamoto, Lawndale, CA 2005. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_006
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, August 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-12)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, August 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-12)
A letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas. The letter contains basic correspondence between the two individuals, talking about family members, the weather, and school. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_013
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. Thomas in Lawndale, California. It details his journey from the Santa Anita temporary assembly center, California, to the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, describing the route and what he saw along the way. He also describes the conditions of the incarceration camp. See …
General information, [Rohwer] (ddr-csujad-4-14)
doc General information, [Rohwer] (ddr-csujad-4-14)
Documents mailed by the Terada family from the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas, to Mr. A. W. Thomas on July 13, 1943. The documents include general information and regulations written by Ray D. Johnston, Project Director at the Rohwer incarceration camp. Also included is a schematic of the Rohwer camp, with marginalia. See this object …
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, October 29, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-15)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, October 29, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-15)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, he describes his life and the conditions of the Rohwer incarceration camp. He also describes the Japanese American soldiers visiting the camp: among the soldiers, he finds Sam Kita, one of his …
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, September 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-4-16)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, September 17, 1943 (ddr-csujad-4-16)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree in the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Thomas in Lawndale, California. It is a condolence letter for their family members' passing. This letter also includes updates on: the weather in Arkansas, Usami's garden in the camp, and his younger brother, "Tsuyoshi." This letter is enclosed …
Letter from [Emiko Amy Terada] to Laura Thomas, September 13, 1943 (ddr-csujad-4-17)
doc Letter from [Emiko Amy Terada] to Laura Thomas, September 13, 1943 (ddr-csujad-4-17)
A letter to Laura Thomas, Lawndale, California. The letter was probably written by Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, and enclosed in the same envelope along with the letter written by Usami Terada, which can be found at: csudh_nis_0017. The letter contains basic correspondence between the two individuals, talking about family members, …
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, October 3, 1943 (ddr-csujad-4-18)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, October 3, 1943 (ddr-csujad-4-18)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter discusses the Japanese American incarcerees returning to California and the West Coast. He describes the returning people as "half bred or wife of Caucasian" and a female attending Pasadena Junior College. He expresses …
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, March 16, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-19)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, March 16, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-19)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she talks about school and wishes that she could go back to Lawndale school. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_021
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, May 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-20)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, May 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-20)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, Emiko describes her life in the camp, such as planting vegetables and flowers in the garden. She also tries to purchase camera film, but describes the situation that they "have hard time to …
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, October 11, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-21)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, October 11, 1944 (ddr-csujad-4-21)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, Emiko expresses her feelings, missing her family's farm in Lawndale, California. She tries to get camera film, but describes the situation that "this year it look so hard to get it." See this …
Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, January 19, 1945 (ddr-csujad-4-22)
doc Letter from Emiko [Amy] Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, January 19, 1945 (ddr-csujad-4-22)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, Emiko asks Laura about the conditions in Lawndale, California, expressing her concern about housing. She also describes school in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. A.W. Thomas, February 7, 1945 (ddr-csujad-4-23)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. A.W. Thomas, February 7, 1945 (ddr-csujad-4-23)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to a Mr. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, Usami discusses about returning to California and asks Mr. Thomas how Lawndale has changed during the past three years. He also asks for photographs of Mr. Thomas' family, Terada's home, and their neighbor, …
[Opening reception and preview flyer for Camp Jerome special exhibit] (ddr-csujad-4-24)
img [Opening reception and preview flyer for Camp Jerome special exhibit] (ddr-csujad-4-24)
A flyer for a special exhibition featuring photographs of the Jerome incarceration camp and a scale replica of a similar camp. The flyer is an invitation for the opening reception and a preview of the exhibition. The photograph on the front of the flyer features three little boys at the Jerome incarceration camp and their names …
Letter from Beverly Toyama and Hideki Obayashi to [Miyoshi-san], January 2010 (ddr-csujad-4-25)
doc Letter from Beverly Toyama and Hideki Obayashi to [Miyoshi-san], January 2010 (ddr-csujad-4-25)
A letter from Beverly Toyama and Hideki Obayashi to [Miyoshi-san], informing him of the Kurata Ranch Reunion, which will take place in Gardena, California. The letter provides instructions regarding the time and location of the event, as well as suggested items for attendees to bring with them. It also includes a copy of a hand drawn …

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