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Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
Selected article titles: "City-Wide Cage Tourney Slated"; "Artist Honored"; "New Mexico Girl Enlists in W.A.C."; "Tea Grown in Colorado"; "Executive Woman Named by JACD"; "General Clark's Wife Visits Amache Center"; "Give Favorable Reports"; "Family House Opened in Cleveland, Ohio"; "Want Ads Today"; "Report Findings of Conference"; "Priest, and Nun's Fates"; "Minorities Asking for Job Chances, State …

Narrator Bob Fuchigami

Nisei male. Born May 15, 1930, in Marysville, California. Family operated a farm prior to World War II. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Remained in Colorado after the war.
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 12 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-412)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 12 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-412)
Selected article titles: "100 Men Wanted Immediately to Unload Coal and Wood -- Report to Placement, 1208" (p. 1), "Fuel Shortage Imminent. Best Warns That Coal Rationing Will Affect Center Residents" (p. 1), "Third Stage of Evacuation" (p. 2), "Camp Life is Deteriorating Nisei, Warns Elmer L. Shirrell" (p. 2), "Negroes Migrate to Former Japanese Colonies …
Mary Hamano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-215)
vh Mary Hamano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-215)
Nisei female. Born July 14, 1921, in San Gabriel, California. Spent childhood in Los Angeles where father operated a shoe repair business and grocery store. Family was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Resettled in Denver after the war and worked in several businesses in Japantown. Married in 1947 and …
Exterior view of Amache (Granada) (ddr-densho-37-389)
img Exterior view of Amache (Granada) (ddr-densho-37-389)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Weeds are already taking over where recently thousands of evacuees moved about between their temporary homes and the mess halls, schools and churches of various denominations. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were induced into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when the first group …
Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-513)
img Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-513)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Not all the center residents will return to their former homes. Many have found permanent "relocation" in the sandy soil on which the tar paper barracks were hurriedly erected. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when …
Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
img Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Not all the center residents will return to their former homes. Many have found permanent "relocation" in the sandy soil on which the tar paper barracks were hurriedly erected. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when …
Christmas celebration (ddr-densho-37-503)
img Christmas celebration (ddr-densho-37-503)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Christmas at the Granada Relocation Center didn't provide a Christmas tree for each barracks room home, but there was one at each mess hall, and it is the steward himself in a pair of red pajamas and a Santa Claus mask that makes the yuletide real for these …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 51 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-140)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 51 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-140)
Selected article titles: "See Conclave as Focus for Policy"; "On the Other Hand"; "Creditors of Japanese Banks May File Claims"; "5-Year-Old Boy Dies"; "Report Progress in Canadian Resettlement"; "3 More Wounded"; "Resettle in Colorado"; "Want Ads Today"; "Birth Reported"; "Marriage License Issued"; "All Americans"; "Minority Workers"; "Tokyo Shows Avid Interest in Anti-Evacuee Activities on West Coast"; …
Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
vh Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
Nisei female. Born July 8, 1928, in Boyle Heights, California. At an early age, went to live with family friends when father passed away and mother contracted tuburculosis. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. While in camp, mother relapsed and Toshiko again went …
Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
vh Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
Nisei female. Born April 1, 1929, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda, where father ran a gardening business. During World War II, family was ordered to leave Alameda and moved to Cortez, California, before being sent to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend school in Cleveland, …

Narrator Mutsu Homma

Issei female. Born June 19, 1911, in Tono City, Iwate-ken, Japan. Immigrated to the United States in 1929. Incarcerated at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Father established and ministered the first Western-style Christian church in Tono City. Husband was assigned to the Santa Anita Assembly Center as the official head …

Narrator Ernest Uno

Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, with family. Volunteered for the army, and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe.
George Ochikubo Collection (ddr-densho-159)
Collection George Ochikubo Collection (ddr-densho-159)
This collection is comprised of photographs taken by George Ochikubo, a native of Portland, Oregon. During World War II, he and his family were removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, where he took numerous striking and dramatic photographs using a 4x5 speed graphic camera. In memory of George Ochikubo.
Wada and Homma Family Collection (ddr-densho-157)
Collection Wada and Homma Family Collection (ddr-densho-157)
This collection consists of photographs and documents from the Wada and Homma families. Reverend Masahiko Wada was a Baptist minister in Japan and in the Gardena area of California before World War II. The collection includes photographs from the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado.
Christmas Eve party (ddr-densho-37-507)
img Christmas Eve party (ddr-densho-37-507)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Mrs. Tomiye Funai brings her two year old daughter Carol to the Christmas Eve Party for the children of Block 7-H at the Granada Relocation Center. There were no trees for the barracks room homes, but each mess hall provided a trimmed tree and presents for the children. …
Hideo Takeuchi Collection (ddr-densho-204)
Collection Hideo Takeuchi Collection (ddr-densho-204)
This collection consists of photographs from Hideo Takeuchi, who was in the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, during World War II. Mr. Takeuchi was employed as a firefighter while in camp. While in camp, he purchased a Bessel 620 camera though a catalog and built a darkroom and enlarger to process his photographs.
Diagram of the Amache concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-519)
img Diagram of the Amache concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-519)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Wall charts show residence of every resident. A yellow button (pink pin) in center of any residence shows that a relocation plan has been made and approved. A red button after a name shows individual is out on terminal leave. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted …

Narrator Flora Ninomiya

Nisei female. Born April 8, 1935, in Richmond, California. Grew up in Richmond, where grandfather established a flower nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to Richmond and resumed the family business after the war.
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 2 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-92)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 2 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-92)
Selected article titles: "Those Going Back Urged to Study Problems"; "Back from Colorado"; "On the Other Hand"; "Name New Commander for Language School"; "Wounded Soldier Visits Amache Family"; "Resettlement Story in Canada Disclosed: Control Shift Told"; "War Casualties in State Told"; "60,000 Can Relocate in East"; "Want Ads Today"; "Gardenan, Angeleno Receive Promotions"; "League Opens Office …
Susumu Yenokida Interview (ddr-manz-1-35)
vh Susumu Yenokida Interview (ddr-manz-1-35)
Nisei male. Born June 28, 1925, in Turlock, California. Grew up in the Cortez, California, area. During World War II, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. When drafted by the military, refused to report for the preinduction physical, and was tried and jailed for refusing the draft. Served …
Floyd Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-466)
vh Floyd Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-466)
Sansei male. Born March 13, 1948, in Winters, California. Grew up in the Winters area where parents worked on a farm they had run before World War II, when they were incarcerated at the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Graduated from UC Davis School of Law, and worked in various capacities for the State of California. Elected …
Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
vh Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents operated a restaurant. During World War II, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, in 1945, then went to Japan with family. Lived in Japan for a time …

Narrator Nancy K. Araki

Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

Narrator Betty Tanakatsubo

Nisei female. Born June 15, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, and worked for the War Relocation Authority. Eventually settled in Chicago, Illinois.
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