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Narrator Tom I. Mine

Nisei male. Born in Watsonville, California, on March 14, 1918. Grew up in Watsonville before being removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. After the war, returned to Watsonville, establishing a successful farming operation.

Narrator Yoshiko Kanazawa

Nisei female. Born October 9, 1935, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where father worked as a gardener. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Pasadena.
Japanese Americans leaving camp by bus (ddr-densho-37-783)
img Japanese Americans leaving camp by bus (ddr-densho-37-783)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Aboard the Greyhound bus, which will take them to their former homes in California, these evacuees are anxious to be 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 …

Narrator Chiyoko Yagi

Nisei female. Born July 25, 1920, in San Juan Bautista, California. Raised in Watsonville, California, and married prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Watsonville.

Narrator George Murakami

Nisei male. Born 1934 in Guadalupe, California. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to the Sacramento area. Served in the U.S. Air Force, and eventually resettled in Minnesota.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 14 (April 3, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 14 (April 3, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-14)
Selected article titles: "Walter bill liberalizes Immigration Act" (p. 1), "Nisei newcomer in Arizona successful in nursery business" (p. 1), "Tule Lake center may be youth honor camp" (p. 1), "UCLA medical research reports success with measle vaccine, Nisei doctor aids" (p. 1), "Bent on suicide, Nisei speeds into busy intersection kills one, maims two" (p. …
Card from Jak to Mitzi Naohara, March 16, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-394)
doc Card from Jak to Mitzi Naohara, March 16, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-394)
A birthday card from Jak to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara for her 22nd birthday. It was sent to her while Mitzi was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The Japanese message reads: Please send my best regards to your mother. [In Japanese]. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 26. See this object in the …
Haruye Koga, Setsuko Sugaya, Mitzi, Betty Shintaka (ddr-csujad-38-191)
img Haruye Koga, Setsuko Sugaya, Mitzi, Betty Shintaka (ddr-csujad-38-191)
Photographed are a group of Nisei women, including Haruye Koga, Setsuko Sugaya, Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and Betty Shintaka, at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Haruye Koga, Setsuko Sugaya, Mitzi, Betty Shintaka, March 1944. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 5. See this object in the California State …
Card to Miss Mitzi Masukawa, May 25, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-415)
doc Card to Miss Mitzi Masukawa, May 25, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-415)
An invitation card to the farewell party, "Sayonara party," held in honor of the teachers and staff of Poston III camp in Arizona, on May 25, 1945. It was sent to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara who was a preschool teacher at the camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 36. See this object in the …
Card from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara, February 14, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-416)
doc Card from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara, February 14, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-416)
A Valentine's Day card from George Nobuo Naohara to "Mitsuko" who is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara. He probably wrote from the Tule Lake camp in California where he was incarcerated to her while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 37. See this object in the California …
Commencement exercises Class of 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-373)
doc Commencement exercises Class of 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-373)
A program of the Parker Valley High School commencement exercises for Class of 1945 held at the Highs School Auditorium in the Poston camp in Arizona, on Thursday May 31, 1945. It includes names of the graduates. An announcement card is attached. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 15. See this object in the …
Yukie Masukawa and her children at the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-38-207)
img Yukie Masukawa and her children at the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-38-207)
Photographed are Yukie Masukawa and her young children, Keiko Kay and Junko June incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The handwritten notes on the back side reads: Photo was taken in October 1943. Photographed are Yukie, Keiko, and Junko. [In Japanese]. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 7. See this object in …
Peeking Tom? Kayoko and Hisa (ddr-csujad-38-179)
img Peeking Tom? Kayoko and Hisa (ddr-csujad-38-179)
Photographed are incarcerees in the Poston camp in Arizona. A woman is drinking water from a water fountain and a man is looking into a room from the door. The caption reads: "Peeking Tom?," Kazuko and Hisa. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 3. See this object in the California …
Card from George Naohara to Mitsuko Naohara, 1942 (ddr-csujad-38-406)
doc Card from George Naohara to Mitsuko Naohara, 1942 (ddr-csujad-38-406)
Idaho card sets, "Beautiful Idaho: the gem state," mailed from George Nobuo Naohara while he was working in the U. S. Farm Labor Camp, Rupert, Idaho. The sets were sent to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara who was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 32. See this object in …
Card from Kintaro Kitahara to Mitzi Naohara, December 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-356)
doc Card from Kintaro Kitahara to Mitzi Naohara, December 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-356)
An invitation card to the wedding ceremony for Tayeko Kitahata and Sgt. Ray Kikumi Umade held at Third Christian Church Chapel 1 in the Poston camp in Arizona at 7:00 on Tuesday December 14, 1943. The caption reads: Tykies wedding announcement. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 6. See this object in the California …
Hatsumi Barbara Ujita at the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-38-237)
img Hatsumi Barbara Ujita at the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-38-237)
Photographed is Hatsumi Barbara Ujita holding her child, Masako Joy, at the Poston camp in Arizona. The handwritten notes on the back side reads: Photographed are Hatsumi and Masako Ujita. The photo was taken in October, 1944. [In Japanese]. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 11. See this object in the California State …
Masukawa family (ddr-csujad-38-209)
img Masukawa family (ddr-csujad-38-209)
Photographed is the Masukawa family incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona, including Tomosuke, Koyuta, Tsutomu, Yukie, Mitzi, and children of Tsutomu and Yukie, Keiko Kay and Junko June. "Hammond Photo Service, Meridian, Miss., Mar 15, 1944" stamped on the back side. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 7. See this object in …
Bussei review, vol. 2, no. 8 (Jan. 11, 1944): pages 1-14 (ddr-csujad-38-358)
doc Bussei review, vol. 2, no. 8 (Jan. 11, 1944): pages 1-14 (ddr-csujad-38-358)
New year's edition of "Bussei review"published on January 11, 1944, at the Poston camp in Arizona. It is published by Poston III Young Buddhist Association (YBA) which is affiliated with the Buddhist Church of America. It contains pages 1-14. Pages 15-16 are found in item: csudh_nao_0418. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 7. See …
Pre-school--kindergarten (ddr-csujad-38-204)
img Pre-school--kindergarten (ddr-csujad-38-204)
Photographed are preschool children and teachers incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. Includes Nisei teachers, Mrs. Joane Mimura and Haruye G. Koga. The caption reads: Pre-school--kindergarten. Title from caption. "Photographed by Kunkle and Wilcox" stamped on the back side. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 6. See this object in the California …
Inside of the barrack in the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-289)
img Inside of the barrack in the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-289)
Photographed is a male incarceree siting inside of the barrack at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. Photographed is Mr. Yokota. 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 16. See this object in …
Oak leaf from Laura Iguchi, Lawrence, Kansas (ddr-csujad-38-354)
doc Oak leaf from Laura Iguchi, Lawrence, Kansas (ddr-csujad-38-354)
A dried pressed leaf of Oak which was sent from Laura Iguchi in Lawrence, Kansas to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Oak leaf from Laura Iguchi, Lawrence, Kansas, Oct. 22, 1943. Title from caption. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 4. See this object in the California …
Kindergarten (ddr-csujad-38-203)
img Kindergarten (ddr-csujad-38-203)
Photographed are kindergarten teachers and children incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. Includes Nisei teachers, Mitzi Masukawa Naohara and Sumi (Kamiya) Kango. The caption reads: Kindergarten, Poston, Ariz., 1945. Title from caption. "Photographed by Kunkle and Wilcox" stamped on the backside. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 6. See this object in …
Cutting firewood in the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-286)
img Cutting firewood in the Jerome camp (ddr-csujad-38-286)
Photographed are one female and two male incarcerees cutting firewood in the Jerome camp in Arkansas. Includes Mr. Umeda. 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 16. See this object in the …
Gila River Co-op workers' picnic (ddr-csujad-42-232)
img Gila River Co-op workers' picnic (ddr-csujad-42-232)
A group photo of the Gila River Co-op workers. It was taken during the picnic. The handwritten note on the back side reads: Gila Co-op workers picnic, April 15, 1945. Stamped on the back side: Photographed by Kunkle and Wilcox 331 W. Washington St. Ph. 3-4563, Phoenix Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities …
Gila River 50th reunion and dedication (ddr-csujad-42-182)
doc Gila River 50th reunion and dedication (ddr-csujad-42-182)
An envelope for Yoneko Takano, who is an attendant of the Gila River 50th reunion and dedication events held at Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, Phoenix, Arizona, March 17-19, 1995. The envelope has presumably contained a booklet, bus tickets, and a T-shirt, handed to Yoneko Takano during the events. See this object in the California State Universities …
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