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Japanese Americans boarding buses (ddr-densho-37-784)
img Japanese Americans boarding buses (ddr-densho-37-784)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Evacuees returning to their former homes in California by Greyhound bus. 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 …

Narrator Laurie Sasaki

Nisei female. Born January 31, 1932, in Imperial, California. Grew up in Imperial, where family ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to California.
CSU Dominguez Hills Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album (ddr-csujad-11)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album (ddr-csujad-11)
The Tazu Kawamoto Photo Album contains one album of mostly photographs compiled by Tazuko "Tazu" Kawamoto that document various people, events, and activities throughout 1939-1943. Included are photographs, flyers, invitations, and business cards relating to Tazu Kawamoto’s personal life, with a focus on events during the World’s Fair on San Francisco’s Treasure Island in 1939. This …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 68 (June 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-235)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 68 (June 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-235)
Selected article titles: "3 New Adult Courses Begin This Week: Relocation, America Music to Be Studied" (p. 1), "Arizona Passes State Law Affecting Evacuees" (p. 1), "Carload of Carrots Here" (p. 1), "Two Members of Dies Committee Visit Topaz" (p. 1), "Deadline Placed New Instruction For Mag Orders" (p. 2), "Nisei Newspaperman Has Deep Faith in …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 5 (August 3, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 5 (August 3, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-31)
Selected article titles: "Wirin Honored by JACL for 25 Yrs. Work with ACLU" (p. 1), "84th Congress adjourns with 'good' average on JACL-sponsored bills" (p. 1), "Nisei candidate in Washington state primaries" (p. 1), "Arizona Nisei-Tended Farms Eyed by Tract Developers, Realtors" (p. 1), "Midwest sees more Nisei job opportunity, but better social outlets in California" …
Commencement exercises (ddr-csujad-38-371)
doc Commencement exercises (ddr-csujad-38-371)
A program of the Parker Valley High School commencement exercises held at the High School Auditorium, the Poston camp in Arizona on Saturday June 10, 1944. It includes names of the graduates. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 14. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_15_001
Female children at the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-269)
img Female children at the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-269)
Photographed are female children incarcerated at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. The photo was sent from Sally Sakaye Sasaki at the Jerome camp to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at the Poston camp in Arizona. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 15. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy to Mitzi Naohara, March 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-392)
doc Card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy to Mitzi Naohara, March 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-392)
A birthday card from Margaret ElizabethToy in Los Angeles, California 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_001
Card from Emi and William Oyama to Mitzi Naohara, February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-360)
doc Card from Emi and William Oyama to Mitzi Naohara, February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-360)
St. Valentine's Day card from Mitzi Masukawa Naohara's 324 nursery students, Emi and William Oyama. The caption describes the kids activities on the St. Valentine's Day at the nursery at the Poston camp, Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 9. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Man in half moon street (ddr-csujad-38-396)
doc Man in half moon street (ddr-csujad-38-396)
An announcement card for a movie, "Man in Half Moon street," presented by Campus Echoes at the Poston camp in Arizona on June 23. The caption reads: The movie which was stale till the end. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 27. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
318 Sigma Debs (ddr-csujad-38-212)
img 318 Sigma Debs (ddr-csujad-38-212)
Photographed are members of a Nisei women's club, 318 Sigma Debs, at the Poston camp in Arizona. They were also baseball players. The caption reads: 318 Sigma Debs. 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_008
Emiko Sasaki at the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-277)
img Emiko Sasaki at the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-277)
Photographed is Emiko Sasaki incarcerated at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. The photo was sent from Sally Sakaye Sasaki at the Jerome camp to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at the Poston camp in Arizona. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 15. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Grove of the Poston desert (ddr-csujad-35-13)
img Grove of the Poston desert (ddr-csujad-35-13)
A photograph of a grove of the Poston desert. Dried sage plants are captured. The handwritten note on the back side reads: A grove of the Poston desert, Colo. River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, 1942-1945. Aug. 18th. Title from note. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_13_001
Block R's of 318 Block (ddr-csujad-38-182)
img Block R's of 318 Block (ddr-csujad-38-182)
A group photograph of the members of Block R's 318, a Nisei men's club of the high school at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Blk "R's" 318, Poston Ariz. 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_001
Card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-381)
doc Card from Margaret Elizabeth Toy to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-381)
A Thanksgiving 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 19. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_20_002
Masukawa family (ddr-csujad-38-218)
img Masukawa family (ddr-csujad-38-218)
Photographed are Masukawa family members incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona, including Koyuta, Mitzi, Keiko Kay, and Junko June. Keiko is holding a cat. "214" is stamped on the backside. 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_003
Postcard from Haruye Koga to Mitzi Naohara, October 9, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-377)
doc Postcard from Haruye Koga to Mitzi Naohara, October 9, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-377)
A postcard from Haruye Koga to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at the Poston camp in Arizona. Haruye writes from Ocden, Utah. A small bag of salt from Great Salt Lake, Utah, is attached. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 17. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_18_001
Thousands cheer (ddr-csujad-38-408)
doc Thousands cheer (ddr-csujad-38-408)
A newspaper clipping announcing a film, "Thousands cheer," shown in Kansas City, Kansas. The clipping was sent from Mitzi Masukawa Naohara's friend, Laura, in Laurence, Kansas, to her in the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 33. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, March 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-376)
doc Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, March 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-376)
A postcard from Lily to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in the Poston camp in Arizona. Lily writes from New York where she and her husband, George, are going to be settled after leaving the camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 16. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Emiko Sasaki at the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-273)
img Emiko Sasaki at the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-273)
Photographed is Emiko Sasaki incarcerated at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. The photo was sent from Sally Sakaye Sasaki at the Jerome camp to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at the Poston camp in Arizona. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 15. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Annual staff (ddr-csujad-38-174)
img Annual staff (ddr-csujad-38-174)
Photographed are Nisei men and women at the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona. They are probably teachers and staff of the preschool at the camp. The caption reads: Annual staff. Title from caption. 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: …
Alien's travel permit (to be used only in cases of terminal departure), WRA-394 (ddr-csujad-38-547)
doc Alien's travel permit (to be used only in cases of terminal departure), WRA-394 (ddr-csujad-38-547)
An alien's travel permit, WRA-394, for Koyuta Masukawa an incarceree in the Poston camp, Arizona. It certifies that her travel to Glendale, California, has been permitted by the Department of Justice and is singed by Project Leave Officer in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_05_11_002
318 Sigma Debs (ddr-csujad-38-215)
img 318 Sigma Debs (ddr-csujad-38-215)
Photographed are members of a Nisei women's club, 318 Sigma Debs, at the Poston camp in Arizona. They were also baseball players. The caption reads: 318 Sigma Debs. 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_011
Card to Mitzi Naohara, January 3, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-367)
doc Card to Mitzi Naohara, January 3, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-367)
An invitation card to Block 325 party at Cafe Pendelphie in the Poston camp in Arizona on January 3, 1944. It was sent to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated in the Poston camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 13. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_14_001
Consignee memo (ddr-csujad-42-115)
doc Consignee memo (ddr-csujad-42-115)
A consignee memo issued by Universal Carloading and Distributing Co., Inc. on July 19, 1945. It documents the shipper, "WRA Gila River Relocation Center," Arizona, and the consignee, Fumio Fred Takano, Chicago, Illinois. The handwritten notes read: Deliver Monday 8-20 only. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_63_002
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