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Jack Nakagawa in suit (ddr-densho-383-328)
img Jack Nakagawa in suit (ddr-densho-383-328)
Written on album page below photograph: "Presenting His Royal Highness Jack Nakagawa".
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-145-14)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-145-14)
Memories of visit to Ketchikan, Alaska, on the trip to the Waterfall Cannery; discussion of native Americans and the canneries

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

The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 21 (March 21, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-8)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 21 (March 21, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-8)
"Unions Reject Alaska Industrial Offer" (p. 1), "B.C. Students Ask Citizenship for Japanese, Indians" (p. 1), "Yoshida Urges U.S. to Stay in Japan to Insure Peace" (p. 1)

Narrator June Takahashi

Nisei female. Born 1926 in Petersburg, Alaska. Both mother and father were jailed in Petersburg after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in Seattle, Washington.
Album 2 (ddr-densho-287-151)
doc Album 2 (ddr-densho-287-151)
Milton Maeda's brown photo album of pre-war life including photographs of travel to Salem, Oregon; Yakama, Washington; and Alaska to visit friends and work in canneries, and college life.
Testimony of June Oyama Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-183)
doc Testimony of June Oyama Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-183)
Written testimony of June Oyama Takahashi of Petersburg, Alaska. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Redress/Remedies."
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 35 (April 21, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-103)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 35 (April 21, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-103)
"Cabanilla Says: Local 7 Will Start "Throwing Punches' in Alaska Talks" (p. 1), "JACL Goes on Record as Backing Prompt Statehood for Hawaii" (p. 1), "U.S. Enters Takahashi Case" (p. 4).
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 42 (June 17, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-30)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 42 (June 17, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-30)
"House Immigration Unit Favors H.R. 3566, JACL-ADC Reports" (p. 1) "54 Nisei Leave for Alaska Canned Salmon Work" (p. 1), "Vote for Claims Board Measure, Rep. Twyman Tells Colleagues" (p. 1).
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XV, No. 1, January 1978 (ddr-sjacl-1-208)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XV, No. 1, January 1978 (ddr-sjacl-1-208)
Newsletter covering the following topics: 1978 President Ted Taniguchi; glimpse at Canadian Japanese history; Alaska Cannery Workers Association hold news conference to announce Fed Court ruling against largest North American Fish Firm.
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-145-27)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-145-27)

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-145-23)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-145-23)

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-145-15)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-145-15)

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

doc "Atka and Pribilof Native Evacuation to Killisnoo and Funters Bay -- Southeastern Alaska" (ddr-densho-67-44)
Letter from R.J. Schoettler, Officer-In-Charge to the District Intelligence Officer, 13th Naval District. Account of removal of Atka and Pribilof Natives to Southeast Alaska. Accounts of natives' past encounters with Japanese people.
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 39 (June 6, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-27)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 39 (June 6, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-27)
"Many Alaska Salmon Industry Workers Sought" (p. 1), "Report Cites B.C. Removal of Japanese" (p. 1), "Okada and Satow Will Speak Here Monday Night in Buddhist Church; Report on Claims Board Bill" (p. 1).
Men on ship's deck (ddr-densho-15-39)
img Men on ship's deck (ddr-densho-15-39)
These Japanese Americans are relaxing on deck on their way to Alaska to work in the canneries. The man glancing at the camera is George Izui, whose family ran the Panama Drugstore in Seattle's Nihonmachi.
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 40 No. 8 (February 25, 1955) (ddr-pc-27-8)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 40 No. 8 (February 25, 1955) (ddr-pc-27-8)
Selected article titles: "JACL urging members to push Hawaii-Alaska statehood bill" (p. 1), "Japanese woman-student marries Nisei, has status changed without re-entry" (p. 1), "Juvenile Delinquency" (p. 2), "Interracial Romances" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 3 (January 20, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 3 (January 20, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-3)
Selected article titles: "Regulations Humanizing Deportation Proceedings Officially Approved" (p. 1), "Asians regard Alaska-Hawaii territorial status as mark of U.S colonial power" (p. 1), "Pick successor to George Togasaki of Nippon Times" (p. 2), "80 return to JACL shelter after new Yuba flood crisis" (p. 1), "Support scare as Chinese Canadian loses bid for B.C. legislative …
June Takahashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-88)
vh June Takahashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-88)
Nisei female. Born 1926 in Petersburg, Alaska. Both mother and father were jailed in Petersburg after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in Seattle, Washington.
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 19 (March 14, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-6)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 19 (March 14, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-6)
"Alaska Cannery Contract Talks Start" (p. 1), "House Unit Halts Bills Preventing Alien Deportation" (p. 1), "Army Seeks More Nisei GI's to Aid Occupation of Japan" (p. 1), "Republican Majority Votes to Kill State FEPC Bill" (p. 2).

Narrator Robert T. Ohashi

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 concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.
Testimony of William
doc Testimony of William "Bill" Kawata (ddr-densho-67-208)
Written testimony of William "Bill" Kawata of Alaska. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Psychological Impact and Redress."
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-145-34)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-145-34)
Race relations in the cannery system

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-145-35)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-145-35)
Dangerous health conditions in the canneries

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

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