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Katsugo Miho Interview V (ddr-densho-1022-5)
vh Katsugo Miho Interview V (ddr-densho-1022-5)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1922, in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in Kahului, where parents ran a hotel. Was attending the University of Hawaii as a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a member of the ROTC, was inducted into the newly formed …
Katsugo Miho Interview III (ddr-densho-1022-3)
vh Katsugo Miho Interview III (ddr-densho-1022-3)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1922, in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in Kahului, where parents ran a hotel. Was attending the University of Hawaii as a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a member of the ROTC, was inducted into the newly formed …
Katsugo Miho Interview IV (ddr-densho-1022-4)
vh Katsugo Miho Interview IV (ddr-densho-1022-4)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1922, in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in Kahului, where parents ran a hotel. Was attending the University of Hawaii as a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a member of the ROTC, was inducted into the newly formed …
Katsugo Miho Interview II (ddr-densho-1022-2)
vh Katsugo Miho Interview II (ddr-densho-1022-2)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1922, in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in Kahului, where parents ran a hotel. Was attending the University of Hawaii as a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a member of the ROTC, was inducted into the newly formed …
Katsugo Miho Interview VII (ddr-densho-1022-7)
vh Katsugo Miho Interview VII (ddr-densho-1022-7)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1922, in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in Kahului, where parents ran a hotel. Was attending the University of Hawaii as a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a member of the ROTC, was inducted into the newly formed …
Katsugo Miho Interview I (ddr-densho-1022-1)
vh Katsugo Miho Interview I (ddr-densho-1022-1)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1922, in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in Kahului, where parents ran a hotel. Was attending the University of Hawaii as a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. As a member of the ROTC, was inducted into the newly formed …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-29)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-29)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Five photographs are pasted on the page. The photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. A photograph of a family includes Japanese men in suits, a Japanese woman in western dress, and children. Also include photographs of Japanese children: a portrait of boys …
Pacific Citizen Vol. 22 No. 12 (ddr-densho-121-17)
doc Pacific Citizen Vol. 22 No. 12 (ddr-densho-121-17)
Selected article titles: "Charge Wounded Nisei Treated Like POWs" (p. 1), "JACL Protests Treatment of Nisei Wounded on Ship" (p. 1), "Tule Lake, Last of Centers, Closed by Relocation Agency" (p. 1), "Clark Reveals Santa Fe Camp Will Be Closed" (p. 1), "California Personnel Board Expected to Drop Charges Against Japanese Americans" (p. 2), "Report 7100 …
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-7)
Original WRA caption: Here is a corner view of the spacious living room in the home of the Kaneko and the Isoda families who have resettled in Milwaukee. Mrs. Tei Kaneko is opening her knitting bag while on the floor (left to right) are Robin Isoda, 2-1/2 -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Georg[e] Isoda, and …
Hisato Ichimada and daughter with Masahide Kanayama and Chamber of Commerce president (ddr-njpa-4-114)
img Hisato Ichimada and daughter with Masahide Kanayama and Chamber of Commerce president (ddr-njpa-4-114)
Caption on reverse: "ICHIMADA GREETED: Japanese Finance Minister Hisato Ichimada and Financial Commissioner Gengo Suzuki are in Honolulu today enroute home to Tokyo from Washington, D.C., where they attended the general meetings of the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development and International Monetary Fund. Ichimada was accompanied by his daughter, Tomoko, and secretary. The party arrived …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 16 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-41)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 16 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-41)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Americans Should Have Fair Trial, Pearl Buck Tells California Senate Group. Noted Author Declares Exclusion Laws Against Asiatics Primary Cause of Present War; Danger of Real Race War Told Committee" (p. 1), "West Coast Fair Play Group Surveys Washington Opinion On Japanese Americans. Mrs. Ruth Kingman Declares Pacific Coast Committee Interested in …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 23 No. 11 (September 14, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-37)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 23 No. 11 (September 14, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-37)
Selected article titles: "Washington Democrats Urge Claims Bill. Party's Convention Approves Move for Removal of Racial Restrictions on Naturalization" (p. 1), "Reinstatement of Nisei Civil Service Workers Indicated as State Fails to Press Charges" (p. 1), "Japanese American Soldiers Refused Entry Into Canada" (p. 1), "Survey Finds Hostile Feelings To U.S. Japanese Decreasing. 25 Per Cent …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 41 No. 26 (December 23, 1955) (ddr-pc-27-51)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 41 No. 26 (December 23, 1955) (ddr-pc-27-51)
Selected article titles: "JACL 25th Anniversary" (p. 1), "Native Daughter in Washington" (p. 2), "Grand-father of JACL" (p. 3), "Detroit's Chapter Growth Seen in Leaders, Toilers" (p.14), "Pioneer Issei Regime Began to Fade After Passage of Alien Land Laws" (p. 20), "Spiritual values still motivating force, influence in Democracy" (p. 30), "JACL stands through criticism, heartaches …
Issei waiting to receive their redress checks (ddr-densho-10-11)
img Issei waiting to receive their redress checks (ddr-densho-10-11)
Four Issei, all at least 100 years of age, waiting to receive their redress checks at the Nisei Veterans Hall in Seattle, Washington. Left to right: Mr. Katsuo, Ms. Wakamatsu, Mr. Ishimitsu, and Mr. Nakagawa. The fifth Issei recipient, Mr. Frank Yatsu, is not pictured. The man standing behind Ms. Wakamatsu is unidentified. The Civil Liberties …
Yone Bartholomew Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-5)
vh Yone Bartholomew Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-5)
Nisei female. Born April 12, 1904, in Bedderavia, California. Was given for adoption by her parents to a couple who could not have children of their own. Grew up on a family farm and was one of the oldest Nisei in the Santa Barbara area of California. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka …
Yone Bartholomew Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-4)
vh Yone Bartholomew Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-4)
Nisei female. Born April 12, 1904, in Bedderavia, California. Was given for adoption by her parents to a couple who could not have children of their own. Grew up on a family farm and was one of the oldest Nisei in the Santa Barbara area of California. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka …
U.S. generals in charge of the Pacific Theater (ddr-njpa-1-1418)
img U.S. generals in charge of the Pacific Theater (ddr-njpa-1-1418)
Caption on reverse: Headquarters South Pacific Base Command--Stars glittered under a bright tropical sun as five Pacific generals posed for an Army photographer following a review presented by the 25th Infantry Division, veterans of Guadalcanal and New Georgia, for Lieut. Gen. R.C. Richardson, Jr., Commanding General of Pacific Ocean Areas, during his recent inspection tour of …
Military leaders at an award ceremony (ddr-njpa-1-2288)
img Military leaders at an award ceremony (ddr-njpa-1-2288)
Caption on reverse: "Former commandant of U.S. Marines decorated by Secretary of Navy: At a ceremony in Washington, Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox (left) congratulates General Thomas Holcomb after presenting him with the Distinguished Service Medal for his 'exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service' as commandant of the U.S. marine corps from December 1, 1936 to …
An Oral History with Ikuko Amatatsu Watanabe (ddr-csujad-29-12)
av An Oral History with Ikuko Amatatsu Watanabe (ddr-csujad-29-12)
Nisei district manager of an educational corporation discusses samurai ancestry; childhood on Bainbridge Island, Washington, and makeup of Bainbridge Japanese community; incarceration at the Manzanar camp, California, including circumstances as to why Bainbridge Islanders were transferred to the Minidoka camp in Idaho; wartime resettlement to Chicago; and postwar years in California, with particular attention to discriminatory …
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 41, No. 9, September 2004 (ddr-sjacl-1-521)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 41, No. 9, September 2004 (ddr-sjacl-1-521)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Response to Michelle Malkin who released a book ?In Defense of Internment: The Case for Racial Profiling?; Report on Aki Kurose Beautification Day; NHAW selects Japanese Language School as site; Bill Tashima recaps Honolulu Convention: Sara Cardinelli, PNWDC Oratorical Contest entrant, Seattle introduces two resolutions-one calling for opposing Constitutional Amendment banning …
John A. (Jack) Svahn Interview (ddr-densho-1000-536)
vh John A. (Jack) Svahn Interview (ddr-densho-1000-536)
Caucasian male. Born May 13, 1943, in New London, Connecticut. Moved frequently as an adolescent since father was in the U.S. Navy. Attended high school in Honolulu, Hawaii, then college at the University of Washington. Served in the U.S. Air Force, then attended the University of the Pacific McGeorge Law School and Georgetown University School of …
Family on day of mass removal (ddr-densho-34-149)
img Family on day of mass removal (ddr-densho-34-149)
Shigeko Kitamoto and her children say goodbye to friends on the day of exclusion from their home on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Front, left to right: Ilohio Narte (kneeling) holding Frank Kitamoto. Back, left to right: An unidentified man holding Jane Kitamoto, Lilly Kitamoto, Shigeko Kitamoto, Frances Kitamoto and Felix Narte. The Nartes had worked for Mrs. …
Issei at the Public Market (ddr-densho-36-46)
img Issei at the Public Market (ddr-densho-36-46)
These Issei farmers are at the Public Market, in Seattle, Washington. By the World War I, Japanese Americans occupied seventy percent of the market's stalls. Here, they are donating vegetables to needy families. The Public Market is also known as the Farmer's Market and Pike Place Market. Original museum description: Japanese farmers had sold fruits and …

Narrator Connie Thorson Chandler

White female. Born 1938 in Denver, Colorado. Father worked for the Bureau of Reclamation at the time WWII broke out, so family lived in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, in 1942. Mrs. Chandler was a child at the time, and attended elementary school in Minidoka. Moved to Twin Falls for junior high and high school years before …

Narrator Mae Kanazawa Hara

Nisei female. Born 1913 in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle before moving to Chicago, Illinois, for three years to study music. Taught music in Japan for four years before returning to Seattle. After the outbreak of World War II, removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband for …
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