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Testimony of Mutsu Homma (ddr-densho-67-169)
doc Testimony of Mutsu Homma (ddr-densho-67-169)
Written testimony of Mutsu Homma of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family & Redress."
Eiichi Yamashita Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-424)
vh Eiichi Yamashita Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-424)
Nisei male. Born January 27, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, Washington. Finished high school in Bellingham, Washington, where family moved for father's oyster business. During World War II, removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and lived in Chicago briefly before returning to the Samish Bay area near Bellingham to …
Jan Kumasaka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-518)
vh Jan Kumasaka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-518)
Sansei female. Born August 12, 1937, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, family removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Lived in Minidoka for only four months before leaving camp to live and farm in Great Falls, Montana. After a few years, returned to Seattle. Attended the University of …
Eiichi Yamashita Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-423)
vh Eiichi Yamashita Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-423)
Nisei male. Born January 27, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, Washington. Finished high school in Bellingham, Washington, where family moved for father's oyster business. During World War II, removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and lived in Chicago briefly before returning to the Samish Bay area near Bellingham to …
Gazebo (ddr-densho-137-1)
img Gazebo (ddr-densho-137-1)
This gazebo was located next to the Ota family home, at 709 North 61st Street in Seattle, Washington.
Certificate of Training (ddr-densho-477-400)
doc Certificate of Training (ddr-densho-477-400)
Takeo Isoshima completed a training course in plant operations activities given at the Veterans Hospital in Seattle, Washington.
Testimony of Shigeko Kitamoto (ddr-densho-67-266)
doc Testimony of Shigeko Kitamoto (ddr-densho-67-266)
Written testimony of Shigeko Kitamoto of Bainbridge Island, Washington. Incarcerated in the Manzanar concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Karen Yoshitomi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-527)
vh Karen Yoshitomi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-527)
Sansei female. Born 1962 in Spokane, Washington. Father was born in British Columbia, Canada, and mother was born in Thomas, Washington. Grew up in the Tacoma, Washington, area, before eventually moving to Portland, Oregon, and then Seattle, Washington. Graduated from the University of Washington. Became regional director for the Japanese American Citizens League, and then Executive …
Mary Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-22)
vh Mary Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-22)
Nisei female. Born November 27, 1926, in Wenatchee, Washington. Grew up in Wenatchee and moved to Seattle with family in 1938. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during World War II in Pocatello, Idaho. Returned to Seattle after World War II.
Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-12-32)
vh Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-12-32)
Role of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) during mass removal; husband's role as messenger between Bellevue, Washington community and Seattle JACL
Testimony of Tadao Sasaki (ddr-densho-67-292)
doc Testimony of Tadao Sasaki (ddr-densho-67-292)
Written testimony of Tadao Sasaki. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
Nisei female. Born February 11, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist.
Dotti Yasuko Tagawa Reisbord Interview (ddr-densho-1000-509)
vh Dotti Yasuko Tagawa Reisbord Interview (ddr-densho-1000-509)
Nisei-Sansei female. Born May 9, 1941, in Seattle Washington. An infant when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, family was sent to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, family returned to Seattle, where Dotti attended school. After high school, moved to Southern California, raised a family, and became a teacher …
Yosh Nakagawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-172)
vh Yosh Nakagawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-172)
Nisei male. Born December 27, 1932, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, and was in the third grade during mass removal to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington. Moved with family to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, before returning to Seattle to attend middle and high school. Found a lifelong job at Osborn & Ulland, a retail …
Certificate of Merit (ddr-densho-477-192)
doc Certificate of Merit (ddr-densho-477-192)
Certificate of merit awarded to Takeo Isoshima from his welding course at Broadway-Edison Technical School in Seattle, Washington.
JACL 17th Biennial National Convention invitation (ddr-densho-280-17)
doc JACL 17th Biennial National Convention invitation (ddr-densho-280-17)
Letter of invitation for Japanese American Citizens League members to attend their 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-53)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-53)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-49)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-49)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-50)
img Nisei veteran Memorial Day service (ddr-densho-35-50)
This service honoring deceased Nisei veterans takes place every Memorial Day weekend at the Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle, Washington.
Testimony of Denny T. Yasuhara (ddr-densho-67-220)
doc Testimony of Denny T. Yasuhara (ddr-densho-67-220)
Written testimony of Denny T. Yasuhara of Spokane, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family."
Masao Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-103)
vh Masao Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-103)
Nisei male. Born December 10, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up near the Nihonmachi area of Seattle. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. In 1943, volunteered for the army while in camp. Served in Europe with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, L Company. Returned to Seattle after the war and …
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.
May K. Sasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-79)
vh May K. Sasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-79)
Nisei female. Born May 31, 1935, in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar years in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. Incarcerated as child at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in Seattle. In her interview, discusses issues of shame and loss of Japanese American identity as a result of incarceration.
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.
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