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Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-145-19)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-145-19)
Overview of the labor movement in the United States in the 1930s

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-145-1)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-145-1)
Beginnings of participation in the Alaskan cannery system in the late 1920s

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-145-24)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-145-24)
Thoughts on Clarence Arai and his role in the Japanese American community

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-145-20)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-145-20)
The propensity for different ethnic groups to become involved in labor movement

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-145-11)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-145-11)
Description of other roles within the cannery personnel: contractor, foreman and cook

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-145-10)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-145-10)
Receiving "special treatment": given the job of hand-packing the king salmon

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

Tsuguo
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-124-6)
Getting married; race relations while working at an Alaska cannery

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-145-12)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-145-12)
Discussion of the relationship between the local Native American population and 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 31 (ddr-densho-1000-145-31)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1000-145-31)
Other memories of the Waterfall cannery: poor living conditions; layout of the cannery

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-145-16)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-145-16)
Organization of the Waterfall Cannery; discussion of the roles of various ethnic groups

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

The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 38 No. 4 (January 22, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-4)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 38 No. 4 (January 22, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-4)
Selected article titles: "Senate committee joins Hawaii Alaska statehood bills together" (p. 1), "Runaway bus careens down main street for three miles, Nisei driver at wheel" (p. 1), "First Nisei appointed to work in congressional capacity, Indiana-born woman secretary to Rep. O'Hara of Illinois" (p. 3), "Citizenship for U.S. Indians" (p. 8).
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-145-22)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-145-22)
Acting as a middleman between the management and the workers 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 18 (ddr-densho-1000-145-18)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-145-18)
Discussion of the relationship between various ethnic groups and their work 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 13 (ddr-densho-1000-145-13)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-145-13)
Personal recollections of first trip to the Waterfall Cannery: slow trip aboard a freighter

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

Narrator Sumi Okamoto

Nisei female. Born January 7, 1920, in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Spokane, Washington, where father worked for the Alaska Junk Company. Attended Irving Grade School and Lewis & Clark High School. Wedding took place on December 7, 1941, the day of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. Husband passed away in 1946, and Ms. Okamoto worked …
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-145-32)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-145-32)
Description of the physical layout of the Waterfall cannery, separate lodging for different ethnic groups

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

Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-145-28)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-145-28)
Changes in the Waterfall Cannery over the years, both in conditions and relationships between workers

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

John W. Snyder with Ernest Gruening and Duke Kahanamoku (ddr-njpa-1-1835)
img John W. Snyder with Ernest Gruening and Duke Kahanamoku (ddr-njpa-1-1835)
Caption on reverse: "Snyder addresses chamber: Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder (seated) addressed a membership luncheon of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce yesterday noon at the Royal Hawaiian hotel. Standing as Governor Ernest Gruening of Alaska, who is receiving a lei from Duke P. Kahanamoku, acting as official greeter for the chamber. (Hawaii Times …
Post-exclusion bulletin, no. 2 (January 2, 1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1682)
doc Post-exclusion bulletin, no. 2 (January 2, 1945) (ddr-csujad-55-1682)
Bulletin covering issues related to "resettlement" including dates, status of visitors, unattached minors, travel assistance, housing requirements, travel permits for Hawaii and Alaska, and leave clearance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1684
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-145-6)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-145-6)
Overview of the general operation of an Alaskan cannery; description of four different types of salmon

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

Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 7 (ddr-densho-156-208)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 7 (ddr-densho-156-208)
Article titles: "Deportation Drive Opens"; "Japs Give Prisoners Fair Treatment, Chavez Reports"; "New Order Issued to Relocate Japanese"; "Japanese Citizens Win a Court Fight"; "Japanese Held by Immigration Officers"; "Work Starts Soon on Lamar Jap Camp"; "Interned Jap Kids"; "Chinese Farm Aid Studied in New Survey"; "A Deserved Rebuff"; "U.S. Urged to Jail Germans"; "Alaska Travel …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 14 [11] (September 15, 1967) (ddr-pc-39-38)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 14 [11] (September 15, 1967) (ddr-pc-39-38)
Selected article titles: "Rep. Matsunaga fights plan for civil service racial survey" (p. 1); Seattle Bon Odori attendance tempered by neighborhood unrest" (p. 1), "Min Yasui appointed director of community relations group" (p. 1), "Japanese Americans hold superficial show of education in higher esteem" (p. 1), "Seattle Japanese leader plays major role in Alaska, sees many …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 99, No. 11 [14] (October 5, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-39)
img Pacific Citizen, Vol. 99, No. 11 [14] (October 5, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-39)
Selected article titles: "Attacks drive Southeast Asians from city" (p. 1), "California attorneys endorse monetary compensation" (p. 1), "Student witnesses recount high school slaying of refugee" (p. 2), "Asian film festival touring country" (p. 2), "Asian Vietnam vets form organization" (p. 3), "Little-known story of Alaska Issei" (p. 7), "A Nisei in Hollywood" (p. 8), "Mineta: …
Mitsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-15)
Collection Mitsuoka Collection (ddr-densho-15)
The Mitsuoka collection, 1917-1940s, includes photographs of oyster farming in Washington State, canneries in Alaska, Japanese American Boy Scout troops on outings, and leisure activities such as skiing. Daily life at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, is also well-documented in photographs of cooking, doing laundry, and participating in sports.
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-145-7)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-145-7)
Description of some of the jobs involved in a cannery; personal role assisting the head mechanic at the Waterfall Cannery

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

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