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The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 30 No. 5 (February 4, 1950) (ddr-pc-22-5)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 30 No. 5 (February 4, 1950) (ddr-pc-22-5)
Selected article titles: "442nd Veterans in Hawaii Make Strong Bid to Obtain Recognition in MGM Film" (p. 1), "Walter Resolution Passage Blocked by Sen. Russell" (p. 1), "U.S. Citizenship Restored to Tule Renunciant. Federal Court Order Entered by Judge For Toshiye Nishida" (p. 1), "ADC Urges Congress Support Statehood for Hawaii, Alaska" (p. 1), "Bigots Threaten …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 38 No. 14 (April 2, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-14)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 38 No. 14 (April 2, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-14)
Selected article titles: "Senate resumes debate of Hawaii-Alaska statehood issue; vote on commonwealth status precedes final decisin" (p. 1), "Army Chemical Corps conducting studies of deadly 'nerve gas', tree spray poison kills" (p. 1), "Professional wrestling boosts TV popularity among Japanese millions" (p. 3), "Retired admiral charges FDR knew Pearl Harbor attack was coming" (p. 3), …
Morley Theaker signing a receipt for Clarence M. Young (ddr-njpa-2-1074)
img Morley Theaker signing a receipt for Clarence M. Young (ddr-njpa-2-1074)
Caption on reverse: "FEATHER MERCHANTS: Honolulu's Red Feather flew a bit higher Tuesday when Morley Theaker, Honolulu Community Chest campaign chairman, signed a receipt and presented it to Col. Clarence M. Young, right, Pan American World Airways executive vice-president for the company's Pacific Alaska Division. The receipt was for a $600 check the colonel presented to …
Whittier Public Library First Friends Church Photographs and Records (ddr-csujad-57)
Collection Whittier Public Library First Friends Church Photographs and Records (ddr-csujad-57)
The collection consists of images and documents from its establishment in 1887 to the mid-20th century. Also included are images and documents of two missions of Whittier's First Friends Church: the Kotzebue Friends Church, in Kotzebue, Alaska; and the Friends Japanese Church in Norwalk, formerly located near the intersection of Orange Street and Rosecrans Avenue.
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 15 (August 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-329)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 15 (August 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-329)
Selected article titles: "City Wide Census Taken Friday" (p. 1), "Records Needed for Hospital" (p. 1), "Farm Project: Barley, Onions and Potatoes Chief Products" (p. 1), "Little Black Schoolhouse: Schools to Open Sept. 15" (p. 1), "Adult Education: Varied Courses Offered" (p. 3), "The Tule Lake Scene: Across the Ditch as Isolated Alaska" (p. 4), "Found: …
Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-192-2)
vh Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-192-2)
Father's early employment, working for the Alaska Junk Company

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.

Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 55 (May 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-144)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 55 (May 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-144)
Selected article titles: "Casualty List"; "Investigate Sources of Race Hatred Pamphlets"; "Hits California Group"; "Bussei to Honor Parents"; "Chronicle Lashes at Defeatist Sheriff"; "Hawaii, Alaska Check-up Urged"; "Matron Honored at Recent Baby Shower Fete"; "Business Opportunity"; "Lee Puts Blame on 'Little Hitlers'"; "Ask High Court to Hear Case"; "President Signs Bill to Assist Evacuee Resettlers; Transfer …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 101 (August 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-36)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 101 (August 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-36)
Selected article titles: "All Branches of Navy Bar Niseis, Says Bard"; "Four More Leave"; "On the Other Hand"; "See How Tongue Taught Over Here"; "Swimming Men 'Frighten' Nazis"; "Light Trucks"; "A Board of Review Set"; "Musicians Play for Wounded Men"; "$19,000 Damage Caused by Fire"; "Alaska Post Emmons Takes"; "Canadian Girl Wants to Correspond: Tell Hobbies"; …
Wakaichi
Collection Wakaichi "Buck" Ohashi Family Collection (ddr-densho-442)
Wakaichi "Buck" Ohashi Family Collection is a photo album of the Ohashi family. The album primarily contains photographs of the Ohashi family and the Japanese American community in Ketchikan, Alaska prior to WWII. Jasomatsu "George" Ohashi (1872-1934) immigrated to Ketchikan, Alaska around 1900 with his wife Shika, leaving his young son Wakaichi “Buck” in Japan. He …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 15 (April 16, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-15)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 15 (April 16, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-15)
Selected article titles: "Report JACL ADC to Oppose Racial Segregation in Army At Coming Committee Hearing" (p. 1), "Judge Goodman Signs Judgment For Renunciants" (p. 1), "Right of Nisei to Regain Confiscated Property Upheld" (p. 1), "Seek Recognition for Claims of Evacuees from Alaska" (p. 3), "Seattle Nisei Have Not Regained Economic Status of Pre-war Era" …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. IV No. 36 (December 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-124)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. IV No. 36 (December 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-124)
Selected article titles: "Eighteen Year Olds Urged to Register" (p. 1), "Jamboree Time Schedule Out" (p. 1), "Hayes to Serve as Project Director" (p. 1), "Inventories on Property Begin" (p. 1), "Tulean Dispatch Bows Out-Thirty" (p. 1), "Student Council Progress Revealed in Letter Here" (p. 1), "New Year Jamboree: Twenty Four Organizations to Participate in Carnival …
Japanese man and postcards (ddr-csujad-25-51)
img Japanese man and postcards (ddr-csujad-25-51)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Includes a portrait of a Japanese man in suits and two postcards. Captions on the postcards read: Heiwa Kinen Tokyo Hakurankai: yakan kaijo no kokei [= The Tokyo Peace memorial Exhibition: scene of the night opening]; 1424 Indian Village and Totem Poles, Howkan, Alaska. See this object …
Kotzebue Friends Church church service (ddr-csujad-57-2)
img Kotzebue Friends Church church service (ddr-csujad-57-2)
Interior view of the Kotzebue Friends Church, of Kotzebue, Alaska. Children and adults sit in pews, wearing warm winter clothing. This church was established as a mission of the First Friends Church, of Whittier, California. Verso: [Stamped] Harry Haworth Photography / P. O. Box 575 - Altadena, California. [Handwritten] Kotzebue Friends Church Church Service [Handwritten] #597. …
Kotzebue Friends Church established 1897 (ddr-csujad-57-1)
img Kotzebue Friends Church established 1897 (ddr-csujad-57-1)
A group of children stand before a church, wearing warm winter clothes. In front of the church is a bell tower. The Kotzebue Friends Church, of Kotzebue, Alaska, was established as a mission of the First Friends Church, of Whittier, California. [Sign above church door] KOTZEBUE / FRIENDS CHURCH / ESTABLISHED 1897 [Verso:] [Stamped] Harry Haworth …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 1 (July 4, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 1 (July 4, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-27)
Select article titles: "JACL hails Alaska statehood" (p. 1); "Youth denied dismissal plea in murder trial, to appear in L.A. court July 11" (p.1); "'Nisei Kyokai' formed for Nisei residing in Japan, group to push general welfare"(p. 3); "Bifocal contact lens designed by Nisei, successfully fitted and used by 36" (p.7); "Three opinions of Nisei concern …
Don Oka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1004-18-1)
vh Don Oka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1004-18-1)
Being sent to Alaska with the Military Intelligence Service

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 …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-350-3)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-350-3)
Growing up in Ketchikan

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-350-22)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-350-22)
Becoming a pharmacist

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-350-4)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-350-4)
Attending school

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-350-10)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-350-10)
Recreational activities growing up

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-350-2)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-350-2)
Parents' arranged marriage

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-350-24)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-350-24)
Reflections

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-350-18)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-350-18)
Returning to Ketchikan

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-350-20)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-350-20)
Serving in the military

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-350-5)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-350-5)
Attending Japanese language school

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning …

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