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Basketball team Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-208)
img Basketball team Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-208)
Photographed are members of a Nisei men's basketball team, Sigma XI, at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Basketball team 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_004
Card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-382)
doc Card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-382)
A greeting card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy in Los Angeles, California, to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara. It was probably sent to Mitzi while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 20. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_21_001
Card from the 324 office staff to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-386)
doc Card from the 324 office staff to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-386)
A seasons greeting card from the 324 nursery office staff at the Poston camp in Arizona to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara who was one of the nursery school teachers at the camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_22_002
Block R's of Block 318 baseball team (ddr-csujad-38-190)
img Block R's of Block 318 baseball team (ddr-csujad-38-190)
Photographed are members of Block R's of Block 318 baseball team of the high school at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Blk R baseball team. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 4. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_04_009
Postcard from Mat and Kiyo to Mitzi Naohara, June 2, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-399)
doc Postcard from Mat and Kiyo to Mitzi Naohara, June 2, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-399)
A postcard from Mat and Kiyo who left the Poston camp in Arizona for Detroit, Michigan. It was sent to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 28. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_29_001
Shozo Boddy Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-181)
img Shozo Boddy Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-181)
Photographed are two Nisei men, including Shozo Boddy Masukawa (on the right), at the Poston camp in Arizona. One of the men is bicycling. The caption reads: Bob. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_03_011
Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
img Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. Confiscated material goes into a trailer which is run down a line of material at the Fifth Army Concentration Area. L to R: Pvt. George Nasuschige, Company C, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, of Poston Arizona and Pfc. Masao Irana of Company "D", 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment of Honolulu, Hawaii. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 29 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-120)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 29 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-120)
Selected article titles: "NHA Established Housing Centers in Acute Cities" (p. 1), "New Isolation Camp in Leupp, Arizona" (p. 1), "Citizenship Status in Japan for Nisei Explained by Opler" (p. 1), "New Ruling to Speed Up Resettlement Program. Definite Job Offer Must be Had Before Leave Can be Granted" (p. 1), "WRA Takes Over Private Storage …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 35 (March 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-124)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 35 (March 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-124)
Selected article titles: "Arizona Supreme Court Freed Him"; "Wilson to Manage Santa Anita Race Track"; "Win General's Praise"; "Nisei Leaders Attend Publication Banquet"; "1547 Purple Hearts"; "On 'Basic Rights'"; "Supporters Praise Mayor"; "Births Report Here"; "Tsukamura Casualty"; "Clark May Resign"; "Want Ads Today"; "Canadians Urged Resettle in East"; "Worship Program at Church Sunday Told"; "Joint Service …
Evelyn Glenn for the Nakano Family (ddr-ajah-8-5)
av Evelyn Glenn for the Nakano Family (ddr-ajah-8-5)
In this video, Evelyn Nakano Glenn talks about her father's family history. Evelyn's grandparents immigrated to the United States and settled in Alameda, California, in the early 1900s. Akajiro Nakano was one of the founders of the Buddhist Temple of Alameda in 1917. During World War II, they were sent to the Gila River concentration camp, …
Japanese Americans feeding cows (ddr-densho-37-604)
img Japanese Americans feeding cows (ddr-densho-37-604)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. M. Fujita is pictured feeding the cows at the dairy farm school. He works days on the hog farm, and spends his evenings at the school to learn milking and the care of the cows. Prior to evacuation, he was a builder of fishing boats at San …
Jane Kaihatsu Interview (ddr-chi-1-9)
vh Jane Kaihatsu Interview (ddr-chi-1-9)
Sansei female. Born June 2, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois. During World War II, her father's family was sent to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Her mother's family was incarcerated at the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp the Jane's parents …
Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
vh Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
Nisei male. Born March 10, 1932, in Hollywood, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Sanger, California, to avoid mass removal, but were sent to camp anyway when the removal area was expanded. Removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles, finished school, and became a …
Grace Watanabe Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-249)
vh Grace Watanabe Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-249)
Nisei female. Born 1925 in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Boyle Heights, where father was a prominent Baptist minister, establishing his own church. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Obtained student leave to finish high school in Abilene, Texas. Post-World War II, …
Wakako Yamauchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-253)
vh Wakako Yamauchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-253)
Nisei female. Born October 23, 1924, in Westmorland, California. Grew up in the Imperial Valley before being removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. After leaving camp, attended art school in San Diego before marrying and moving to Los Angeles. Published short story And the Soul Shall Dance, which …
Personal narrative of Pauline Bates Brown, Reports Officer at Colorado River Relocation Center, August 16, 1943 to August 4, 1945 and general outline and history of early war public relations in Arizona and the Poston Reports Division (ddr-csujad-55-1855)
doc Personal narrative of Pauline Bates Brown, Reports Officer at Colorado River Relocation Center, August 16, 1943 to August 4, 1945 and general outline and history of early war public relations in Arizona and the Poston Reports Division (ddr-csujad-55-1855)
Narrative describing public relations activities of the War Relocation Authority in Arizona and at Poston incarceration camp between August 1943 and August 1945. Includes mentions of press releases, news, history and activities of the WRA Reports Division at Poston, the Poston Chronicle, photo shop, official reports, and events. See this object in the California State Universities …
Masako Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-166)
vh Masako Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-166)
Sansei female. Born March 27, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Parents were both Kibei from Seattle, Washington, and Bakersfield, California. Grew up in San Francisco, California, where father was in sales. During World War II, removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After father signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule …
Toshiro Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-90)
vh Toshiro Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-90)
Nisei male. Born May 7, 1918, in Villa Park, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, relocated to Detroit, Michigan, before being drafted into the Military Intelligence Service. Served in …
Shoichi Kobara Interview (ddr-densho-1015-8)
vh Shoichi Kobara Interview (ddr-densho-1015-8)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1922, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville until age six, then family moved to Salinas. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Utah for a time before serving in Japan in the …
Masaru Ed Nakawatase Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-19)
vh Masaru Ed Nakawatase Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-19)
Sansei male. Born September 29, 1943, in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, parents moved to and worked at Seabrook Farms in New Jersey. Masaru grew up in the Seabrook with the families that worked there. Became involved in the Civil Rights Movement and worked for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the American Friends …
Manzanar diary (ddr-csujad-34-2)
doc Manzanar diary (ddr-csujad-34-2)
English translation of a diary written by Hiroshi Fukuwa, a Kibei Nisei of Los Angeles, California. His diary starts from his departing day from Los Angeles to move into the Manzanar incarceration camp as one of the first group of volunteer incacerees. He was transferred to the Gila River camp in Arizona, to join his brother's …
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-601)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-601)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers Arizona. Relocators being checked by Leave Officers before boarding bus for California. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once …
Inspection of farm machinery (ddr-densho-37-598)
img Inspection of farm machinery (ddr-densho-37-598)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Property officer checking farm machinery prior to disposal to the Treasury Department. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp …
Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
img Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Douglas K. Todd, Project Director of the Gila Relocation Center. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once had …
Japanese Americans being inspected upon leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-787)
img Japanese Americans being inspected upon leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-787)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. After final checkings are completed, evacuees are anxious to take off. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once …
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