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Harry Ueno Interview Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1002-7-31)
vh Harry Ueno Interview Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1002-7-31)
Memories of Leupp, Arizona: the registration period

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Poston Chronicle Vol. XII No. 27 (May 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-322)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XII No. 27 (May 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-322)
Selected article titles: "Net Fund to Be Distributed to Evacuees" (p. 1), "Resettlement in Arizona Cancelled" (p. 1), "No Adobe Bricks Available" (p. 1), "Milk Shortage Seen in Poston" (p. 1), "Pay Complaints and Adjustments" (p. 3).
Taeko Joanne Iritani (ddr-manz-1-45)
vh Taeko Joanne Iritani (ddr-manz-1-45)
Nisei female. Born September 21, 1929, in Bakersfield, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Bakersfield before eventually moving to Sacramento, California.
Testimony of Rev. Dr. Paul Makoto Nagano (ddr-densho-67-159)
doc Testimony of Rev. Dr. Paul Makoto Nagano (ddr-densho-67-159)
Written testimony of Rev. Paul Makoto Nagano. Incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Evacuation Impact and Redress."
Camp visit by Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-468)
img Camp visit by Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-468)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, accompanied by Dillon Myer, National Director of the War Relocation Authority, visit the Gila River Relocation Center, where they were greeted by crowds of enthusiastic evacuees.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 63, No. 24 (December 9, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 63, No. 24 (December 9, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-49)
Select article titles: "Justice of fair housing law cited by JACL at Calif. State hearing" (p. 1); "Southwest JACLer contribute valuable stamp collection to Jewish Nat'l. Fund" (p. 1); "Arizona Issei pioneers in tribute from chapter" (p. 4).
Nishida family 318 blk (ddr-csujad-38-220)
img Nishida family 318 blk (ddr-csujad-38-220)
Photographed are Nishida family members incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. They are friends of the Masukawa family, who used to live next door prior to the forced evacuation. The caption reads: Nishida family 318 blk. Title from caption. The handwritten notes on the back side reads: Aug. 1944, Poston, Arizona. A photo from: Mitzi …
Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, October 31, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-375)
doc Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, October 31, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-375)
A postcard from Lily in Chicago to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated in the Poston camp in Arizona. Lily writes from Chicago, Illinois, on her way to Denver, Colorado. She is planing to visit Geo and go to the Gila River camp in Arizona where her family was incarcerated. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page …
Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
img Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
Series of maps including incarceration camps in the western United States, temporary assembly centers in California, Manzanar camp in California, Gila River camp in Arizona, Topaz camp in Utah, Heart Mountain camp in Wyoming, Poston camp in Arizona, Amache camp in Colorado, Tule Lake camp in California, Rohwer camp in Arkansas, Minidoka camp in Idaho, and …
University of California evacuation and resettlement study: The Gila River WRA relocation center, Rivers, Pinal County, Arizona (ddr-csujad-26-27)
doc University of California evacuation and resettlement study: The Gila River WRA relocation center, Rivers, Pinal County, Arizona (ddr-csujad-26-27)
Description of the Gila River incarceration camp during the first month of occupation, including camp location, climate, landscape, barracks, issues with camp construction, poor conditions and lack of furnishings, incarcerees who were subjected to upon arrival. Camp administration, food and housing issues, camp employment, security, recreation, and social groups are described and analyzed. Report compiled as …
Certificate from the American National Red Cross to Taiko Ono in Poston, Arizona, for beginner in swimming (ddr-csujad-55-144)
doc Certificate from the American National Red Cross to Taiko Ono in Poston, Arizona, for beginner in swimming (ddr-csujad-55-144)
Card certifying that Taeko Ono is qualified as a Beginner in Swimming by the American Red Cross. Verso includes a description of two qualifying swimming tests and signatures of the chapter representative and instructor. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0146
Japanese Americans threshing peas (ddr-densho-37-594)
img Japanese Americans threshing peas (ddr-densho-37-594)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Threshing green eating peas for seed. Eleven acres of peas are grown here for their seed, and yield 10 to 12 sacks per acre. This is an extremely high yield.
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 29 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-137)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 29 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-137)
Selected article titles: "Segregation Plans Underway. Movement of Disloyal Evacuees Starts Sept. 1" (p. 1), "Businessmen are Denouncing Evacuees Who Refuse Jobs" (p. 1), "Arizona Restrictive Law Held Unconstitutional" (p. 1), "Editorial: Looking Toward the Future II" (p. 4).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
Selected article titles: "Signup: Advance Crew for Relocation Register Today" (p. 1), "3 Centers to Relocate. Santa Anita Begins Exodus to Arizona, Wyoming Today & Thurs." (p. 1), "Rumors! Orders Postponed?" (p. 1), "New Mess Plan Effective Now" (p. 1).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 116, No. 22 (June 4,1993) (ddr-pc-65-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 116, No. 22 (June 4,1993) (ddr-pc-65-22)
Select article titles: "CCDC concerned over renaming highway for Pearl Harbor survivors" (p. 1); "Witness will lie, says defense in Arizona temple murder trial" (p.1); "Lawyer organizations meet to call for minority nomination to Supreme Court" (p 1).
Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-10-6)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-10-6)
Memories of mass removal; first impressions of Parker Dam Assembly Center, Arizona

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not …

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-10-7)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-10-7)
Recollections of Poston concentration camp, Arizona: heat, sand, and bad food

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1002-7-28)
vh Harry Ueno Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1002-7-28)
A terrible truck ride to Leupp, Arizona, a citizen isolation center

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 3 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-3)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 3 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-3)
Selected article titles: "Women Urged to Work" (p. 1), "Colonists Asked to Harvest Arizona Long Staple Cotton" (p. 1), "JACL Officials Back Labor Drive" (p. 1), "Boundary Lines of the Gila Relocation Center" (p. 5), "Property Section Transferred Here" (p. 7).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
Selected article titles: "Aid Given Those in Need" (p. 1), "Colo. Bound?" (p. 1), "How Many Ice Cream for This" (p. 2), "We the Police, Speak..." (p. 2), "'On to Arizona' for Turlock" (p. 3), "High Class Talkies Soon" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 114, No. 16 (April 24, 1992) (ddr-pc-64-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 114, No. 16 (April 24, 1992) (ddr-pc-64-16)
Select article titles: "Nikkeis urged to make presence known to new L.A. police chief" (p. 1); "Suspects reinvestiagted in Arizona murders" (p. 1); "Senate may oppose more redress funding" (p. 1). "University to inaugurate Bob Suzuki as president" (p. 3).
Gary Yamagiwa Interview (ddr-chi-1-7)
vh Gary Yamagiwa Interview (ddr-chi-1-7)
Sansei male. Born May 8, 1953, in Chicago, Illinois. Parents were Nisei, sent to the concentration camps at Poston, Arizona, Manzanar and Tule Lake, California, during World War II. After leaving camp, resettled in Chicago, where Gary was born and raised.
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 85 (March 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-240)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 85 (March 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-240)
Selected article titles: "Church Council Asks Clarification in Mixup" (p. 1), "Fire Burns Building Property Worth $13,000" (p. 1), "Report: 2500 Students Relocated" (p. 2), "Editorial: Justifiable Pride" (p. 2), "Arizona: Dietitians Visit Yesterday" (p. 3), "Draft is Major Step Forward" (p. 3).
Yoshiko Kanazawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-15)
vh Yoshiko Kanazawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-15)
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.
Happy New Year from Poston (ddr-csujad-35-27)
doc Happy New Year from Poston (ddr-csujad-35-27)
A New Year's card created in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_23_001
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