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Misc. University of California, Berkeley documents (ddr-densho-356-724)
doc Misc. University of California, Berkeley documents (ddr-densho-356-724)
The miscellaneous documents include an aptitude test, a letter of introduction to a Miss. Brown from Alice Hoyt, and a letter from Assistant Dean Alice Hoyt to Yuriko Domoto.
College transcript (ddr-densho-338-325)
doc College transcript (ddr-densho-338-325)
College transcript for Guyo Tajiri from the University of California, Berkeley.
College transcript (ddr-densho-338-337)
doc College transcript (ddr-densho-338-337)
College transcript for Guyo Tajiri from the University of California, Berkeley.
UC Berkeley Registration Card (ddr-densho-356-688)
doc UC Berkeley Registration Card (ddr-densho-356-688)
Yuriko Domoto Tsukada Registration Card to University of California, Berkeley Graduate School.
Souvenir to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-244)
doc Souvenir to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-244)
Souvenir art cards to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata of Oakland and Berkeley, California.
Yae Wada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-476)
vh Yae Wada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-476)
Nisei female. Born November 3, 1919, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Berkeley, where father ran a laundry business. Graduated from school and opened a beauty shop in 1940. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Had two children in camp and suffered numerous medical complications. …
Panoramic group photo in three parts (ddr-densho-341-127)
img Panoramic group photo in three parts (ddr-densho-341-127)
Caption: "Youth, Bear your Cross" / The 13th Annual N.C. Young Peoples Cristian Conference / Berkeley, California, October 8-9-10, 1937"
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to President Harry S. Truman, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-2)
Smith urges Truman to ask "Edgar J. Hoover and his organization" to help control "the arsonists and night-riders who are terrorizing the few Japanese Americans who have returned to the West Coast." Smith states that approximately 60,000 of the "110,000" people who were "evacuated" seek to return to their homes, under pressure from the War Relocation …
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to J. H. Peiper, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 4, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-1)
Smith urges FBI action be taken to stop injustices done to Japanese American citizens during World War II. Letter mentions correspondence from a Japanese pastor in Livingston, California, near Modesto and Merced, describing "no less than eight shooting incidents in which night-riders have shot into the homes of our church members." Smith also describes shooting and …
Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-3)
doc Letter from Frank Herron Smith to C. I. O. Reporter, Station KYA, San Francisco, May 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-21-3)
Letter to popular local radio reporter requests that he speak out against injustices perpetrated against Japanese American citizens during World War II. Smith notes his responsibility for "the care of our 37 Japanese churches," states that he is concerned that church members are not being allowed to work in canneries in Sacramento by the union, and …
Letter to Anne Margrave from Hildegarde Miller (ddr-densho-342-34)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave from Hildegarde Miller (ddr-densho-342-34)
Letter from Hildegarde Millar, Librarian, Berkeley, to Anne Margrave, Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, California, regarding planning a library for Manzanar.
Kazuko Iwahashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-337)
vh Kazuko Iwahashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-337)
Nisei female. Born December 16, 1929, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Berkeley where parents operated a nursery business. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, returned to Berkeley, working as a schoolgirl for a white woman while …
Close-out sale at nursery (ddr-densho-151-305)
img Close-out sale at nursery (ddr-densho-151-305)
Original caption: Berkeley, California. Residents of Japanese ancestry are closing out their businesses in preparation for the coming evacuation. They will be moved into War Relocation Authority centers to spend the duration.
Ann Fujikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1011-9)
vh Ann Fujikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1011-9)
Nisei female. Born in Berkeley, California. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After the war, returned to Berkeley.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed …

PJ Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-314)
vh PJ Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-314)
Sansei female. Born May 18, 1950, in San Rafael, California. Grew up in San Rafael, eventually attending California State University, Hayward, and University of California, Berkeley. Earned a master's degree from San Jose State University. Involved in civil rights and Asian American issues while in school. Along with husband, Roy Hirabayashi, founded San Jose Taiko.
Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 6 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-6)
vh Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 6 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-6)
Attending University of California Berkeley before World War II

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Isao East Oshima Interview (ddr-densho-1014-7)
vh Isao East Oshima Interview (ddr-densho-1014-7)
Nisei male. Born April 20, 1921, in Berkeley, California. Family moved frequently as a child, and was living in Oakland, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, eventually settling permanently in the Twin …
Ben Chikaraishi Interview (ddr-chi-1-11)
vh Ben Chikaraishi Interview (ddr-chi-1-11)
Nisei male. Born September 10, 1921, in Colusa, California. As a child, family moved to Stockton, California, where parents owned a hotel. Was attending the University of California at Berkeley when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and the family was sent to the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp to live in Chicago, Illinois, where he became …
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