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Shig Kaseguma Interview (ddr-manz-1-32)
vh Shig Kaseguma Interview (ddr-manz-1-32)
Nisei male. Born June 4, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend college in Cincinnati before being drafted. Served in Japan with the Military Intelligence Service, and eventually returned to Seattle.
Katsumi Okamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-24)
vh Katsumi Okamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-24)
Nisei male. Born July 5, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, where parents owned and operated a grocery store. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in Japan with the Military Intelligence Service following World War II.
Margie Nahmias Angel Interview (ddr-densho-1000-349)
vh Margie Nahmias Angel Interview (ddr-densho-1000-349)
White female. Born June 1, 1924, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Central District of Seattle where mother ran a boarding house. Discusses her reaction when her Japanese American peers had to leave Seattle during World War II.
Junction Produce Co. (ddr-densho-131-1)
img Junction Produce Co. (ddr-densho-131-1)
This Issei-run produce store was located at the intersection of Bothell Way and 10th Avenue NE in Seattle, Washington.
Program for We are family Performance (ddr-densho-444-147)
doc Program for We are family Performance (ddr-densho-444-147)
Sponsored by the Asian Student Association, University of Washington and the Asian Student Pacific Association of Seattle Central Community College.
Testimony of Kip Tokuda (ddr-densho-67-287)
doc Testimony of Kip Tokuda (ddr-densho-67-287)
Written testimony of Kip Tokuda. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
X-ray laboratory at Minidoka hospital (ddr-fom-1-868)
img X-ray laboratory at Minidoka hospital (ddr-fom-1-868)
WRA caption on reverse: "Hospital / View in X-ray laboratory." Mabel Shigaya, the x-ray technician, was from Seattle, Washington.
George Yamada Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-187-8)
vh George Yamada Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-187-8)
Visiting Seattle, Washington, as a child

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Testimony of Hon. Kent Pullen (ddr-densho-67-136)
doc Testimony of Hon. Kent Pullen (ddr-densho-67-136)
Written testimony of Hon. Kent Pullen, Sentator, Washington State Senate. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Testimony of Alex Gottfried, American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ddr-densho-67-225)
doc Testimony of Alex Gottfried, American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ddr-densho-67-225)
Written testimony of Alex Gottfried, representing the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Organizations."
Testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto (ddr-densho-67-293)
doc Testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto (ddr-densho-67-293)
Written testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Hiro Nishimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-237)
vh Hiro Nishimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-237)
Nisei male. Born August 8, 1919, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, and was attending the University of Washington when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Drafted into the military a few months after the bombing, and then transferred to the Military Intelligence Service. Served as a linguist in Burma and India during …
Testimony of Douglas Jewett (ddr-densho-67-135)
doc Testimony of Douglas Jewett (ddr-densho-67-135)
Written testimony of Douglas Jewett, Seattle City Attorney. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Testimony of Thomas S. Takemura (ddr-densho-67-153)
doc Testimony of Thomas S. Takemura (ddr-densho-67-153)
Written testimony of Thomas S. Takemura of Tacoma, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and then moved to Illinois. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Veterans." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Rita Takahashi Cates (ddr-densho-67-166)
doc Testimony of Rita Takahashi Cates (ddr-densho-67-166)
Written testimony of Rita Takahashi Cates of Cheney, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "WRA Policies, Effects of 'Loyalty' Oath."
Testimony of Edward Masakiyo Yamamoto (ddr-densho-67-231)
doc Testimony of Edward Masakiyo Yamamoto (ddr-densho-67-231)
Written testimony of Edward Masakiyo Yamamoto, born in Spokane, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Discrimination, Economic Loss and Redress."
Cherry Kinoshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-34)
vh Cherry Kinoshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-34)
Nisei female. Born October 13, 1923, in Seattle, Washington, grew up in Green Lake area. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Active in National and Seattle Chapter JACL politics, especially during the drive for redress in the 1970s and 1980s. Cherry Kinoshita passed away on July 29, 2008.
Testimony of Clyde W. Smith (ddr-densho-67-290)
doc Testimony of Clyde W. Smith (ddr-densho-67-290)
Written testimony of Clyde W. Smith. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Wayne L. Williams (ddr-densho-67-298)
doc Testimony of Wayne L. Williams (ddr-densho-67-298)
Written testimony of Wayne L. Williams. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Dr. T. Uchida polishing false-teeth (ddr-fom-1-869)
img Dr. T. Uchida polishing false-teeth (ddr-fom-1-869)
WRA caption on reverse: "Polishing false-teeth on a buffer." Dr. T. Uchida, chief dentist in Minidoka, was from Seattle, Washington.
Takeo Isoshima and Mitzi Isoshima marriage certificate (ddr-densho-477-114)
doc Takeo Isoshima and Mitzi Isoshima marriage certificate (ddr-densho-477-114)
Document certifying the marriage of Takeo Isoshima to Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima. The marriage was documented in Seattle Washington, February 2nd, 1942.
Dedication ceremony speaker (ddr-densho-26-28)
img Dedication ceremony speaker (ddr-densho-26-28)
Tomio Moriguchi speaking at the James Y. Sakamoto Memorial pre-dedication ceremony at the Keiro Nursing Home garden in Seattle, Washington.
Takami Hibiya leaves for Seattle (ddr-densho-381-179)
img Takami Hibiya leaves for Seattle (ddr-densho-381-179)
Takami poses with a car, likely departing from Chicago, Illinois to Seattle, Washington for a position at the North American Post.
Two men and a woman in Seattle (ddr-densho-201-149)
img Two men and a woman in Seattle (ddr-densho-201-149)
Two Japanese American men and one Japanese American woman in front of NP Hotel in Seattle. Caption on reverse: "Jim Kawano, R.N. Laura Nakamura, Mas Sakagami, Taken in Seattle, Washington January 16, 1947."
Nativity play (ddr-densho-456-30)
img Nativity play (ddr-densho-456-30)
Kids in a Christmas Nativity scene at St. Peter's Episcopal Parish. Stamped on back: Commercial Photography, Royal C. Crooks, Seattle, Washington. Dated December 13, 1955. Note on back: St. Peter's Episcopal Parish, Seattle
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