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Sacramento JACL presents salute to Bob Matsui (ddr-csujad-55-2718)
doc Sacramento JACL presents salute to Bob Matsui (ddr-csujad-55-2718)
Bob Matsui was a graduate at University of California, Berkeley, in 1963. At UC Berkeley, he was both vice-president and president of the Nisei Student Club. In Sacramento, he was actively involved with the JACL and held positions of secretary, delegate to the national convention and chapter president. See this object in the California State Universities …
Wedding portrait of Kenji Tomita and Mary Nakata (ddr-ajah-6-47)
img Wedding portrait of Kenji Tomita and Mary Nakata (ddr-ajah-6-47)
Caption below photo: Kenji Tomita marries Mary Nakata, June 1957 at North Berkeley Methodist Church in California. Both were born in Alameda, CA., Kenji had know Mary from the time she was a very young child.
Ann Fujikawa Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1011-9-1)
vh Ann Fujikawa Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1011-9-1)
Growing up in Berkeley, California

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 in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

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.
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 …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-246)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-246)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he informs Yuri about the beautiful views from Angel Island and his plan to visit the Bay Area again to see his family's nursery and possibly visit their Alma Mater (University of California, Berkeley).
Bob Utsumi Interview (ddr-densho-1013-8)
vh Bob Utsumi Interview (ddr-densho-1013-8)
Nisei male. Born November 12, 1928, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Oakland before being removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, during World War II. Returned to Oakland with family and attended the University of California at Berkeley before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force. Established career in the …
Ernest Lawrence (ddr-njpa-1-844)
img Ernest Lawrence (ddr-njpa-1-844)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to American. (Berkeley, California) Domei. The Nobel Prize in Physics , the highest honor for scientists in the world, was awarded to University of California professor Ernest Lawrence (38) for his accomplishments in research on splitting the atom. Photograph: a happy Dr. Lawrence. [Stamped] November 30, 1939."
Mark M. Nakagawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-301)
vh Mark M. Nakagawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-301)
Sansei male. Born February 16, 1955, in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from UCLA and the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Served as pastor in Sacramento and West Los Angeles before being appointed Senior Minister at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles in 2000.
Mark M. Nakagawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-288)
vh Mark M. Nakagawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-288)
Sansei male. Born February 16, 1955, in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from UCLA and the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Served as pastor in Sacramento and West Los Angeles before being appointed Senior Minister at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Los Angeles in 2000.
Paul Takagi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-327)
vh Paul Takagi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-327)
Nisei male. Born May 3, 1923, in Auburn, California. Grew up in the Sacramento Valley, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Worked as a hospital orderly in camp. Forced to sit with a young man who had been shot during the "Manzanar Riot," and quit job …
Guyo Tajiri Collection (ddr-densho-338)
Collection Guyo Tajiri Collection (ddr-densho-338)
The Guyo Tajiri Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, and documents chronicling the life of Tsuguyo "Guyo" Marion Okagaki Tajiri and her husband Larry Tajiri. Photographs cover Guyo Tajiri's life and family from infancy through adulthood. The letters and documents highlight Guyo and Larry Tajiri's work running the Pacific Citizen from 1942 to 1952, Guyo's help in …

Narrator Ann Fujikawa

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.
Yae Wada Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-476-16)
vh Yae Wada Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-476-16)
Trying to reclaim prewar beauty shop business after the war
Yae Wada Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-476-1)
vh Yae Wada Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-476-1)
Father's family background: establishing a laundry business
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