Nishioka Family Collection ddr-densho-292
img Two girls standing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-292-1)
Caption on reverse: "Topaz, Utah. Shigeko Omori on left, Mary Kaibe, right 17 years. 1943? Nishioka family residence Block 31A, family # 20752."
img Group photo in front of the Topaz Community Cooperative Enterprises building (ddr-densho-292-2)
Caption on reverse: "Topaz Community Cooperative Enterprises. Coop @ Topaz management of movies. Mary Kaibe - 3rd from right, back row. Age 17. Mary left - government gave her $50 to go to Chicago to get work (after 3 1/2 years). Torakichi Nishioka worked in mess hall - washing dishes for $16 month (doctor [?] got …
img Mess hall staff posing for a group photo (ddr-densho-292-3)
Caption on reverse: "Torakichi Nishioka 4th from left, top row. Washed dishes for $16 month, doctors just $19 month. Mess hall staff, Topaz. Top row, 2nd from right Hosoda (last name). This family owned mochi stores in San Francisco."
doc Letter to Frank Nishioka from John Lawton (ddr-densho-292-4)
John Lawton, WRA District Relocation Officer, writes to Frank Nishioka about household goods and personal effects being held at the Baptist Christian Church in Oakland, California. The church property had been sold and Nishioka needs to decide what to do with his property. Lawton suggests getting in contact with the Chicago relocation office.
doc Information concerning claim sunder the evacuation claims law (ddr-densho-292-9)
Pamphlet educating Japanese Americans about filing claims to the Department of Justice after the passing of the Japanese American Evacucation Claims Act.
doc Escrow instructions for sale of Cut-Rate Shoe Repair Shop (ddr-densho-292-11)
Torakichi Nishioka sold his show repair shop in Oakland, California to Nellie M. Ordish. This document outlines the escrow of the sale.
doc War Manpower Commission Work Contract (ddr-densho-292-14)
Mary Nishioka signs a work contract with the War Manpower Commission to work in a food processing factory.
doc Envelope addressed to Torakichi Nishioka (ddr-densho-292-16)
An envelope sent from the Filmore Street San Francsico post office
doc Alien Registration receipt card (ddr-densho-292-17)
Torakichi Nishioka's Alien Registration card that includes his alien registration number, signature, and right index fingerprint.
doc Letter from Ichiro Isokawa (ddr-densho-292-19)
A letter to Japanese Americans who stored personal beloginings and household items in The Oakland Japense Methodist Church. Ichiro Isokawa discusses charges to families that left items after the February 28, 1946 pickup deadline.