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Tomosuke and Kazuki Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-247)
img Tomosuke and Kazuki Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-247)
Photographed are Tomosuke Masukawa and his grandson, Kazuki Masukawa incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Pa, Kaki. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 12. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_12_005
Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-217)
img Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-217)
Photographed are Katashi Johnny Masukawa and his friend at the Poston camp in Arizona. The back side note reads: John. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_08_002_01
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 41 (April 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-77)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 41 (April 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-77)
Selected article titles: "Youth Sign on Reaching 17. Registration for Clearance" (p. 1), "Coop Receives License to Operate in Arizona. Fee Collection Begins this Week." (p. 1), "Editorial: They Strive Not in Vain" (p. 2), "Gila Cuisines Win Praise" (p. 3), "Senator Chandler Outlines Evacuee Disposition Program " (p. 4), "Veg. Pilfering Causes Shortage. Peas, Berries …
Gila News-Courier Anniversary Supplement (September 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-152)
doc Gila News-Courier Anniversary Supplement (September 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-152)
Selected article titles: "News-Courier is Born a Year Ago Yesterday" (p. 3), "Arizona Was Tough Country" (p. 4), "First Lady Calls on Isolated Americans" (p. 4), "Evacuees Are Facing East: Japanese Americans Evicted From West" (p. 5), "Question: Shall I Relocate?" (p. 6), "Evacuees Help Tackle Uncle Sam's War Jobs" (p. 9), "Gilans Answer 'Yes' or …
Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 22 (ddr-densho-156-286)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 22 (ddr-densho-156-286)
Article titles: "Japanese Evacuees in Arizona a Contented and Happy Group"; "Klamath Group to Continue Japanese Probe"; "Manzanar Project Director Transferred"; "Guards at Newell to Have Cookies"; "Legion Official Would Send Japanese Home to Refute Propaganda"; "Nisei, Prisoner in Japan, Arrives"; "Lost Records Block Inquiry of Jap Bank"; "Nippon Aliens Entitled to Maintain Lawsuits"; "Shut-Down Order …
Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 22 (ddr-densho-156-287)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 22 (ddr-densho-156-287)
Article titles: "Japanese Evacuees in Arizona a Contented and Happy Group"; "Klamath Group to Continue Japanese Probe"; "Manzanar Project Director Transferred"; "Guards at Newell to Have Cookies"; "Legion Official Would Send Japanese Home to Refute Propaganda"; "Nisei, Prisoner in Japan, Arrives"; "Lost Records Block Inquiry of Jap Bank"; "Nippon Aliens Entitled to Maintain Lawsuits"; "Shut-Down Order …
Japanese American making plans for a model ship (ddr-densho-37-596)
img Japanese American making plans for a model ship (ddr-densho-37-596)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Tadao Kawate, former drafting student from Los Angeles City College, at work on plans for model ships. Blueprints, drawn to the scale of 50 feet to the inch, are supplied by the Navy but must be redrawn to the scale of 60 feet to the inch before …
Chiyoko Chiyo Omachi Interview (ddr-chi-1-17)
vh Chiyoko Chiyo Omachi Interview (ddr-chi-1-17)
Nisei female. Born July 12, 1926, in Terminal Island, California. Grew up on Terminal Island where father worked as a ship builder. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and lived in Pennsylvania with relatives before attending college in New York. Family resettled in Chicago, Illinois, after the war, where …
Lloyd K. Wake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-330)
vh Lloyd K. Wake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-330)
Nisei male. Born January 12, 1922, in Reedley, California. Grew up in Reedley, where parents ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp in 1943 to attend Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, and entered the ministry. After the war, lived in San Francisco, California, and …
Jack Y. Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-409)
vh Jack Y. Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-409)
Nisei male. Born May 4, 1929. Born in Pasadena, California. Grew up El Centro, California, where father was a truck farmer. During World War II, removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and joined the navy. Graduated from college in San …
Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-451)
vh Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-451)
Nisei female. Born July 25, 1925, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where parents ran a small market. Removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, during World War II, then to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend college in Nebraska, then married and returned to California. Worked for many years at …
George T.
vh George T. "Joe" Sakato Interview (ddr-manz-1-29)
Nisei male. Born February 19, 1921, in Colton, California. In 1942, moved with family to Glendale, Arizona, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Volunteered for the military and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team as a replacement troop. Fought in Italy and France in 1944, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, which was …
Eiko Yamaichi Interview (ddr-manz-1-175)
vh Eiko Yamaichi Interview (ddr-manz-1-175)
Nisei female. Born in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Snoqualmie, Washington, where father worked for the Weyerhaeuser company before the war. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Later transferred to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving …
Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
vh Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
Nisei female. Born January 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Covina, California. Worked for the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). Volunteered to go early to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, to help set up the camp. Eventually transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving for New York. Eventually pursued a career in …
Alfred
vh Alfred "Al" Miyagishima Interview (ddr-manz-1-27)
Nisei male. Born December 2, 1926, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Family operated grocery store prior to World War II. Moved to Stockton, California, due to father's illness. Removed to Stockton Assembly Center and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Resettled in Nebraska and finished high school. Drafted into the army in 1945, and joined family in Denver, Colorado, …
Fred Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1015-9)
vh Fred Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1015-9)
Nisei male. Born September 2, 1923, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville, where parents operated a joint barbershop and bathhouse business. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before returning to Watsonville. Attended barber school in San Francisco, …
Interview with Shigeko Iwaihara Koga (ddr-ajah-3-354)
av Interview with Shigeko Iwaihara Koga (ddr-ajah-3-354)
Shigeko Iwaihara Koga was born March 23, 1911. She was a member of the Alameda Buddhist Temple. In 1916, Mrs. Koga returned to Japan and enrolled in grade school. The family returned to Alameda, California, in 1918 where Mrs. Koga atended Porter Elementary School. She was incarcerated at the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Mrs. Koga became …
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 52 (December 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-161)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 52 (December 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-161)
Selected article titles: "Decision of Federal Court is Favorable. Judge Denman's Comment Brings Encouragement in Korematsu Hearing" (p. 1), "Time Publishes Developments in California's Race-Baiting" (p. 1), "Arizona Court Invalidates Wartime Law" (p. 1), "Editorials: And a Merry Christmas to All" (p. 4), "Minding Your Manners: 'Getting Along' Depends on Individual" (p. 5), "Issei, Kibei Study …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 25 (June 24, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-25)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 25 (June 24, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-25)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Rules Coast Curfew Legal" (p. 1), "Dies Investigators 'Amazed' by Crowded Conditions at Poston" (p. 1), "California Republicans Urge Firmer Control of Evacuees" (p. 2), "Minidoka Canal Claims Life of Boy Evacuee" (p. 3), "Japanese Problem In Hawaii Exaggerated, Says Honolulu Mayor" (p. 7), "Spanish Consul To Investigate Alien Treatment" (p. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 9 (March 4, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-9)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 9 (March 4, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-9)
Selected article titles: "Army Revises Prohibited Zone in Arizona" (p. 1), "200 Persons Evacuated from Sixty-Mile Strip to Return to Former Homes Under Ruling" (p. 1), "JACL Challenges Dual Citizen Issue Raised by Race-Baiters" (p. 1), "Army's Nisei Combat Unit To Be Activated" (p. 1), "First Nisei Graduates from Officer Candidate School" (p. 2), "Chinese American …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 11 [October 11, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 11 [October 11, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-36)
Select article titles: "Suspect will stand trial for Arizona temple crime" (p. 1), "Redress Round 2: Payments go out in first week of October; change in letter of apology is announced" (p. 1), "JACL opposes nomination of Clarence Thomas" (p. 1), "Mineta writes media about Pearl Harbor anniversary" (p. 1), "Media swarming over Pearl Harbor" (p. …
Children at the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-38-244)
img Children at the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-38-244)
Photographed are young children, Junko June and Keiko Kay Masukawa, incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Junko and Kay, June 1944. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 12. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_12_002
Envelope from Yokohama Specie Bank, LID., to Tomosuke Masukawa, January 22, 1901 (ddr-csujad-38-532)
doc Envelope from Yokohama Specie Bank, LID., to Tomosuke Masukawa, January 22, 1901 (ddr-csujad-38-532)
An envelope from Yokohama Shōkin Ginkō, San Francisco, California to Tomosuke Masukawa in Seligman, Arizona. It contains the U.S. postal money order receipts, which are found in items: csudh_nao_0500, csudh_nao_0501, csudh_nao_0502, and csudh_nao_0503. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_05_01_005
Card to Mitzi Naohara, March 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-393)
doc Card to Mitzi Naohara, March 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-393)
A birthday card to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara for her 22nd birthday. It was sent to her while Mitzi was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 25. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_26_002
Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-205)
img Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-205)
Photographed are members of Sigma XI, a Nisei men's basketball team at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Sigma XI. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 7. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_07_001
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