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Norm Hayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-468)
vh Norm Hayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-468)
Sansei male. Born September 11, 1939, in Oakland, California. Grandfather, father, and other family members established a nursery business in San Francisco, California prior to World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After the war, the family returned to San Francisco and …
Warren H. Watanabe Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-2)
vh Warren H. Watanabe Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-2)
Nisei male. Born August 12, 1921, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, where father worked as the executive secretary of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Left camp to attend college and the University of Chicago. Earned …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 71, No. 20 (November 13, 1970) (ddr-pc-42-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 71, No. 20 (November 13, 1970) (ddr-pc-42-45)
Selected article titles: "California rejects textbook" (p. 1), "Methodists hear role of ethnic church stressed" (p. 1), "Japan born man slain on street in San Francisco" (p. 1), "American Samoa tuna canneries neglect fishermen, says doctor" (p. 1), "San Francisco opening attracts 350 Asian pickets in heavy rain" (p. 1), "Young thugs victimize Japanese dwelling in …
Child looking out of bus window (ddr-densho-151-174)
img Child looking out of bus window (ddr-densho-151-174)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. A young evacuee looks out the window of bus before it starts for Tanforan Assembly center. Evacuees will be transferred to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Nisei boys on doorstep (ddr-densho-151-214)
img Nisei boys on doorstep (ddr-densho-151-214)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. High School boys look over Buchanan Street scene, prior to evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Laundry business preparing to close (ddr-densho-151-304)
img Laundry business preparing to close (ddr-densho-151-304)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Everywhere in the Japanese quarter are evidence of the coming evacuation. This is a laundry and cleaning business which is just winding up its affairs prior to evacuation.
Father and son preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-273)
img Father and son preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-273)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Dave Tatsuno, graduate of University of California in 1936, is making preparations for evacuation which is due in a few days. In packing his possessions, he came across college notes and is shown re-reading them.
Dave Tatsuno Interview II (ddr-densho-1005-4)
vh Dave Tatsuno Interview II (ddr-densho-1005-4)
Nisei male. Born March 31, 1913, in San Francisco, California. Spent difficult childhood years in San Francisco under care of a guardian while family lived in Japan. Graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley before World War II. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and then to Topaz concentration …
Issei woman boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-261)
img Issei woman boarding bus (ddr-densho-151-261)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Friends and neighbors congregate to bid farewell, though not for long, to their friends who are enroute to the Tanforan Assembly center. They, themselves will be evacuated within three days.
Japanese Americans waiting in line for inoculations (ddr-densho-151-131)
img Japanese Americans waiting in line for inoculations (ddr-densho-151-131)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Waiting in line, 2031 Bush Street, for voluntary inoculation against typhoid, preceding evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Marion I. Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-155)
vh Marion I. Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-155)
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Salinas, California. During World War II, incarcerated in the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived and worked in San Francisco for a time before moving to Ogden, Utah.
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-100)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-100)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Residents of Japanese ancestry file forms containing personal data, two days before evacuation, at Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-99)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-99)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Residents of Japanese ancestry file forms containing personal data, two days before evacuation, at Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-132)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-132)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Lining up before Japanese American Citizens League auditorium at 2031 Bush Street to register for evacuation. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Dave Tatsuno Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-6)
vh Dave Tatsuno Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-6)
Nisei male. Born March 31, 1913, in San Francisco, California. Spent difficult childhood years in San Francisco under care of a guardian while family lived in Japan. Graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley before World War II. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and then to Topaz concentration …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 9 (September 29, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 9 (September 29, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-34)
Selected article titles: "California Bill Would Require Differentiation Among Asian Groups" (p. 1) and "Anti-Asian Messages Appear in San Francisco" (p. 1). Issue is only 4 pages long (see "About This Issue" note on front page).
Japanese American family awaiting mass removal (ddr-densho-151-130)
img Japanese American family awaiting mass removal (ddr-densho-151-130)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. The father of these children is being held as a dangerous enemy alien. Mother and children were evacuated with other persons of Japanese ancestry to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
img Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
A photograph of the dentists at the Rivers Community Hospital at the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona. Each of the dentists' names are provided as well as their hometowns. Standing, left to right: Dr. Obo Sakaguchi- Los Angeles, Dr. Kawamura- San Jose, Dr. Kiyoshi Sonoda- Los Angeles, Dr. C. Nishi- San Francisco, Dr. Masao Sugiyama- …
Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre, no. 864 (ddr-csujad-25-339)
doc Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre, no. 864 (ddr-csujad-25-339)
One issue of "Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre" published on June 9, 1907 as a supplement of: Le petit journal. Paris, France : D. Casigneul. 18 annee, no. 864. It features "Rixe entre Am??ricains et japonais dans un bar de San-Francisco" [=Brawl between Americans and Japanese in a bar in San Francisco]. See …
Paul Yamazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-507)
vh Paul Yamazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-507)
Sansei male. Born April 17, 1949, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Shortly afterward, moved with parents to Hiroshima, Japan, where father worked with the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. Returned from Japan and grew up in Los Angeles, California, where father was a physician. Moved to San Francisco to attend San Francisco State, joined the Asian American Political Alliance, …
People shopping at
img People shopping at "evacuation sale" (ddr-densho-151-213)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. At a close-out sale these patrons were buying merchandise to take with them when they are evacuated. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Issei man waiting to register for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-237)
img Issei man waiting to register for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-237)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Oldest member of the Japanese Methodist church, who came from Japan 50 years ago. He is at the Wartime Civil Control Administration station waiting for instructions regarding his evacuation to Tanforan Assembly center.
img "Evacuation sale" at Japanese American store (ddr-densho-151-92)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Customers buy merchandise in a store operated by a proprietor of Japanese ancestry during a pre-evacuation sale. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Bargain and sale deed (ddr-csujad-55-2570)
doc Bargain and sale deed (ddr-csujad-55-2570)
W. E. Schwarz, of San Francisco, California sold property to Hideo Nakamura of Marysville, California for ten dollars. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2682
img "Evacuation sale" at store run by Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-151-138)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. A close-out sale- prior to evacuation- at store operated by proprietor of Japanese ancestry on Grant Avenue in Chinatown. The evacuees of Japanese descent will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
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