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Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 2 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-166)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 2 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-166)
Selected article titles: "Instructions on Segregation Released Here" (p. 1), "Special Meeting of Congress Monday" (p. 1), "Membership Administration Needed!" (p. 2), "Alaska Niseis Join Shelby Team" (p. 2), "Urges Family Basis Resettlement" (p. 3), "Second Caucasian Baby Born Here" (p. 3).
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 59 (July 14, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-126)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 59 (July 14, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-126)
"New Men Urged to Sign Up for Alaska Cannery Work; 700 to 800 Still Needed" (pg. 1), "500 Attend Rites for Mrs. Oyama, Victim of Vanport, Oreg. Flood" (pg. 2), "Art of Making Box Lunches to be Taught in Portland" (pg. 4)
The Cannery (ddr-densho-287-212)
img The Cannery (ddr-densho-287-212)
Photograph of a cannery. On the image in the lower left corner "Otto S." is written. On the image in the lower right corner "Waterfall. Alaska." is written. Written on the album page below the image is "The Cannery" in white ink.
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-145-5)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-145-5)
Isseis' roles as contractors in the canneries

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-145-9)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-145-9)
Organization and hierarchy of the cannery personnel

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-145-37)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-145-37)
Discussion of close community ties between Nisei

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

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-350-1)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-350-1)
Father's family background: immigration to Alaska

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 …

Joseph Frisino Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-117-23)
vh Joseph Frisino Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-117-23)
Undergoing training for radio communications in Seattle, Alaska, and California

Mr. Frisino was suffering from a slight cough during the two days of this interview.

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-145-25)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-145-25)
Unionization issue begins to affect 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 26 (ddr-densho-1000-145-26)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-145-26)
Minimal role of Japanese Americans in union activities

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 38 (ddr-densho-1000-145-38)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 38 (ddr-densho-1000-145-38)
Ties with several Issei at the Waterfall Cannery

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-145-21)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-145-21)
Beginnings of unionization process at the Waterfall cannery

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-145-2)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-145-2)
Reasons for Japanese immigrant participation 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 17 (ddr-densho-1000-145-17)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-145-17)
The role of the contractors in the Alaskan canneries

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-145-36)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-145-36)
Memories of long hours, tedious work in the canneries

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

Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 157 (August 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-313)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 157 (August 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-313)
Selected article titles: "Crystal City: Twenty Go to Texas Tonight" (p. 1), "Transfer: Lt. Gen. Emmons Heads Alaska" (p. 1), "Why Pick on Chicago?" (p. 2), "Heroism: Nisei Gets Army Cross" (p. 2), "Poston: Nine Youths Evade Draft" (p. 4), "Coast Return Up to Army" (p. 5).
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 20 (February 28, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-91)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 20 (February 28, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-91)
"Ten Sit-Down Strikers Determined to Squat in Former RAF Quarters in Moose Jaw Until March 31" (p. 1), "I.A.M. Awaits End of Alaska Worker Issue" (p. 1), "824 Yankees Wed Japanese Through Jan. 1" (p. 2), "ADC Aide Assured Backing of West Virginia Leaders" (p. 4).
Robert T. Ohashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-350)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-350)
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.

(Nisei male. …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-350-14)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-350-14)
Leaving Alaska by ship: mother brings a washing machine along

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 …

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-145-4)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-145-4)
Reasons for Issei involvement as contractors 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 33 (ddr-densho-1000-145-33)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-145-33)
Relationships between Issei, Nisei, and Kibei 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 30 (ddr-densho-1000-145-30)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-145-30)
Positive memories of cannery life: lasting relationships with Nisei peers

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-145-29)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-145-29)
Positive memories of cannery life: lasting relationships with Nisei peers

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

New Years celebration (ddr-densho-123-3)
img New Years celebration (ddr-densho-123-3)
New Years celebration hosted by Mr. Mamizuka, a labor contractor at the Alaska fishing and cannery company. His friends/co-workers are seated around the table. (L to R): unknown, Mr. Saburo, Mr. Masaki, Matsujiro Mamizuka, Mrs. Mamizuka, Bette Inui (who lived upstairs), Mr. Taoka, unknown, Mr. Ueno (?).
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-145-8)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-145-8)
Description of cannery jobs: vacuum-packing the cans, cooking the fish, stevedoring

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

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