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Takami Hibiya's indefinite leave application (ddr-densho-381-140)
doc Takami Hibiya's indefinite leave application (ddr-densho-381-140)
Takami Hibiya's leave application from Minidoka concentration camp to work at the Navy Language School at the University of Colorado.
College transcript (ddr-densho-338-330)
doc College transcript (ddr-densho-338-330)
College transcript for Guyo Tajiri from the University of Colorado.
Newspaper clipping (ddr-densho-338-138)
doc Newspaper clipping (ddr-densho-338-138)
Newspaper clipping annoucing Guyo Tajiri being named Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
doc "Japanese Nisei" (ddr-densho-419-1)
A poem written by Min Yasui. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
doc "Why Are We Here?" (ddr-densho-419-4)
A poem written by Min Yasui. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
doc "That Damned Fence" (ddr-densho-419-3)
A poem written by Min Yasui while he was incarcerated in Minidoka concentration camp. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
doc "The Soliloquy of an African Ant-Eater" (ddr-densho-419-2)
A poem Min Yasui wrote under the pseudonym, "The Mad Mongolian" while he was in Multnomah County Jail. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
Lynne Horiuchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-501)
vh Lynne Horiuchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-501)
Sansei female. Born June 10, 1945, in Denver, Colorado, where parents moved after leaving camp during World War II. Grew i[ om Denver, where father had an insurance company. Attended the University of Colorado and then Colorado College. Studied abroad in Italy before moving to California. Eventually earned a PhD and became an architectural historian.
Japanese language students (ddr-densho-37-749)
img Japanese language students (ddr-densho-37-749)
Original WRA caption: Navy students in the Japanese Language school at the University of Colorado learn to write by dictation. Language instructor Grayce Nakasonke (sp) corrects blackboard writing as she dictates Japanese passages. Grayce, a former Los Angeles college student spent several weeks at a War Relocation Center after evacuation from the West Coast defense area.
Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Glenn W. Shaw, Navy Language School (ddr-densho-446-140)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Glenn W. Shaw, Navy Language School (ddr-densho-446-140)
Tsai is unable to accept position since he is working for a Navy-Columbia University project.

Narrator Lynne Horiuchi

Sansei female. Born June 10, 1945, in Denver, Colorado, where parents moved after leaving camp during World War II. Grew i[ om Denver, where father had an insurance company. Attended the University of Colorado and then Colorado College. Studied abroad in Italy before moving to California. Eventually earned a PhD and became an architectural historian.
Nonfiction manuscript:
doc Nonfiction manuscript: "Road to Freedom" with submission letter and rejection letter (ddr-densho-468-158)
Manuscript of nonfiction narrative describing experience as Japanese-American seeking student leave from World War II incarceration. The manuscript incorporates letters to various college admission staff. Page one is a submission letter to the Yale Review. Page two is a rejection slip.

Narrator Bill Hosokawa

Nisei male. Born in Seattle on January 30, 1915, and attended Washington grade school, Garfield High School and the University of Washington. He grew up as a typical Nisei, working summers in Alaska salmon canneries and Western Avenue produce brokerages to pay for his education. He became interested in writing at Garfield where he was sports …
Bill Hosokawa Interview (ddr-densho-122-26)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview (ddr-densho-122-26)
Nisei male. Born in Seattle on January 30, 1915, and attended Washington grade school, Garfield High School and the University of Washington. He grew up as a typical Nisei, working summers in Alaska salmon canneries and Western Avenue produce brokerages to pay for his education. He became interested in writing at Garfield where he was sports …
Bill Hosokawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-129)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-129)
Nisei male. Born in Seattle on January 30, 1915, and attended Washington grade school, Garfield High School and the University of Washington. He grew up as a typical Nisei, working summers in Alaska salmon canneries and Western Avenue produce brokerages to pay for his education. He became interested in writing at Garfield where he was sports …
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