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Two men in snow (ddr-densho-383-400)
img Two men in snow (ddr-densho-383-400)
Left to right: Bob Higashida and George Tokuda. Written on back of photograph: "1931, Alaska, Bob & George".
George Tokuda standing in tall grass (ddr-densho-383-273)
img George Tokuda standing in tall grass (ddr-densho-383-273)
Taken near Orca, Alaska, with mountain in background. Written on album page below photograph: "At Orca, AAA".
June Takahashi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-88-6)
vh June Takahashi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-88-6)
Community life in Petersburg, Alaska: holidays and celebrations
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-145-3)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-145-3)
History and organization of the Alaska canneries

This interview focuses on the narrator's experiences working in the Alaska salmon cannery system in the 1930s.

Steamship identification ticket (ddr-densho-15-19)
doc Steamship identification ticket (ddr-densho-15-19)
This ticket belonged to Norio Mitsuoka, who was on his way to Alaska to work in the canneries.
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 12, December 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-261)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 12, December 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-261)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Christmas Social; Alaska Cannery Workers Association bring suit against New England Fish Company.
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 12, December 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-197)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 12, December 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-197)
Bulletin covering the following topics: Christmas Social; Alaska Cannery Workers Association bring suit against New England Fish Company.
May Y. Namba Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-171-16)
vh May Y. Namba Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-171-16)
Memories of Puyallup Assembly Center: meeting people from Alaska
Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 1 (ddr-densho-156-290)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 1 (ddr-densho-156-290)
Article titles: "Public Opinion"; "Army Exclusions"; "Wilkins Urges Alaska for Japanese Expansion"; "Patterson May Ask Recount"; "Meat for Evacuees."
Photo album (ddr-densho-383-1)
img Photo album (ddr-densho-383-1)
Photo album of George Tokuda from time as pharmacy student at University of Washington; includes time spent in Alaska.
June Takahashi Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-88-10)
vh June Takahashi Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-88-10)
Incarceration of men, women, and children in Petersburg, Alaska jail
Henry Miyatake Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-55-6)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview III Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-55-6)
Business opportunities in postwar Alaska, land speculation and salmon eggs
Cabin quarters (ddr-densho-15-37)
img Cabin quarters (ddr-densho-15-37)
Yozo Sato reads during the voyage to Alaska. Sleeping on a bunk was a luxury. Most passengers had to sleep on cots.
Group sitting in field (ddr-densho-383-246)
img Group sitting in field (ddr-densho-383-246)
Toshimi Nishimura standing at back right. Bob Higashida on far left with George Tokuda next to him, in front. Possibly taken in Alaska.
June Takahashi Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-88-17)
vh June Takahashi Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-88-17)
Leaving Petersburg, Alaska: realizing no one was going to question the orders
Henry Miyatake Interview III Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-55-1)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview III Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-55-1)
Driving to Alaska to take a job with the Civil Aeronautics Administration
Yosh Nakagawa Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-172-22)
vh Yosh Nakagawa Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-172-22)
Attending school in a concentration camp along with Native Americans from Alaska
Men playing go (ddr-densho-15-26)
img Men playing go (ddr-densho-15-26)
These Japanese Americans are seen traveling to Alaska to work in the canneries. The man on the left facing the camera is Mr. Abe.
Statement of Bill Sheffield (ddr-densho-67-335)
doc Statement of Bill Sheffield (ddr-densho-67-335)
Written statement of Bill Sheffield, Governor of Alaska. This statement was submitted for the hearings on House of Representatives Bill H.R. 4110 in June of 1984.
Two men fishing for trout (ddr-densho-15-91)
img Two men fishing for trout (ddr-densho-15-91)
Fred Kosaka (top) and (first name unknown) Sano fish for Dolly Varden, a type of trout. The two men were in Alaska to work in the canneries.
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 34 (April 17, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-102)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 34 (April 17, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-102)
"A.V.C. Files Brief as Friend of Court in Takahashi Litigation; Assails Bias in Calif. Measure" (p. 1)," Local 7 Alaska Workers to Consider Strike Vote" (p. 1).
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