img Man in a garden (ddr-densho-242-19)
For 16.1, 16.2, and 16.3. Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Heart Mountain Victory Gardens 1943-45. Organized by Kumezo Hatchimonji who supplied the Japanese vegetable seeds which were in storage after he left for camp. It was very successful because farmers were ablt to grow their favorite crops and supply them to the other internees. Kumezo is seen …
img Community Council at Heart Mountain concentration camp (ddr-densho-242-13)
Caption on front: "Second Com. Council [illegible] - July 1944." Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Heart Mountain, Wyoming, july 1944. Community Council. Block representatives. Kumezo Hatchimonji, block 27, back row, extreme left."
img Cast of kabuki play at Columbia University, 1927 (ddr-densho-242-1)
Caption below photo written by Kumezo Hatchimonji: 'Yoshitsune K no Hashi, presented at Earl Hall, Columbia University in 1927. 3rd from left, back row, our instructor, an actor from the Imperial Theatre, Tokyo. My role was a humble one but as a character actor, maybe I played well. Anyway, I made the audience laugh.' Kumezo is …
img Tomato Festival in Niland, California (ddr-densho-242-2)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji:: "Kumezo Hatchimonji probably 1954, Niland, California, Tomato Festival, shown with local youngster. Kumezo was owner of Valley Seed Co. in Niland."
img Japanese Americans greet a visitor from Japan (ddr-densho-242-32)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Brawley, Calif. Imperial Valley. Around 1930-32. A group of local Japanese greet a visitor from Japan. Kumezo Hatchimonji is 3rd from the left, rear row. 'Mayor' Kenny Iwata (just an honorary title) in front holding a hat. Other are unidentified."
img Issei man in front of his store (ddr-densho-242-24)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Kunezo Hatchimonji in front of his seed store in El Monte, Calif. "
img Farewell dinner at Heart Mountain concentration camp (ddr-densho-242-22)
Caption on front: "Tom Sashikara Aug '44." Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Heart Mountain Aug. 1944. Caption reads: 'Farewell dinner for Tom Sashikara leaving for Cleveland, OH. Guy Robertson, the camp director and Mrs. Pryne were there.' K. Hatchimonji is seen on left with his hand on his chin."
img Wedding portrait with family and friends (ddr-densho-242-31)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Wedding photo Kumezo Hatchimonji and Nobue Komuro Los Angeles, Calif. April 1927. Rev. Kameji Komuro is shown third from left. Mrs. Komuro is shown to his left. Komuro family members are shown mostly on the left. Friends are on the right."
img All Center Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah (ddr-densho-242-29)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "This Photograph Taken by Bill Shipler, Salt Lake City, 44043." Caption: "The All Center Conference. Feb 16-25, 1945 Salt Lake City, Utah. Representatives from every WRA camp met to confer with officials of the WRA to discuss issues facing internees after release from the camps. Kumezo Hatchimonji quote: 'The delegation from Heart …
img Japanese Industrial Association in Brawley, California (ddr-densho-242-27)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Japanese Industrial Association Brawley, Calif. Probably 1928-30. Kumezo Hatchimonji - extreme right with hand on boy."
img "At Heart Mountain, Block 27, 1944" (ddr-densho-242-5)
Caption on front: "At Heart Mountain Block 27 1944." Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Block 27. 1944. Front: Nobue, Gloria, Kumezo. Back: Mike and Ike."
img Japanese American family preparing for the journey to the Pomona Assembly Center (ddr-densho-242-4)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "May 1942 - El Monte, California - In front of family store. Hatchimonji family about to leave for the Pomona Assembly Center then the WRA camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. L-R: Tasuke Ike, Megumi Mike, Kumezo father, Nobue mother, and daughter Gloria, wearing the family ID tags."