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Our 110,000 New Boarders (ddr-csujad-19-45)
doc Our 110,000 New Boarders (ddr-csujad-19-45)
This article from "Baltimore Sunday sun," published on February 7, 1943, by J.P. McEvoy talks about why to spend $80,000,000 a year to keep in sterile "Relocation Camps" for Japanese Americans who might be loyal to the United States or industrious food producers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Poston 1 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2491)
img Poston 1 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2491)
Map of Poston incarceration camp and the surrounding area in Yuma (LaPaz) County, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2597
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 …
Nellie Mitani Interview (ddr-manz-1-88)
vh Nellie Mitani Interview (ddr-manz-1-88)
Nisei female. Born January 31, 1919, in Mesa, Arizona. Grew up in Arizona, where family ran a produce farm. Attended college, and after marrying husband, a Buddhist minister, moved to Bakersfield, California. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. While in Poston, husband was picked up by the FBI and transferred to …
Salinas Village Crier No. 8 (June 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-195-8)
doc Salinas Village Crier No. 8 (June 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-195-8)
Selected article titles: "'Hello, Arizona!' (So Long, California)" (p. 1), "Photographers Film Center Activities" (p. 2), "Guards Hold Steak Feast" (p. 2), "On to Arizona Dances, Parties Continue" (p. 2), "An Open Letter to the Various Divisions of the Center" (p. 3).
Frank Miwa Collection (ddr-densho-475)
Collection Frank Miwa Collection (ddr-densho-475)
The collection is comprised of photographs primarily taken by Frank Miwa of family and friends before the war in the San Francisco Bay Area in California and at Poston in Arizona.
Frank T. Sata Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-512)
vh Frank T. Sata Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-512)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a photographer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, transferring to Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Moved to Guadalupe, California, living in a Buddhist church …
Frank T. Sata Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-499)
vh Frank T. Sata Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-499)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a photographer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, transferring to Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Moved to Guadalupe, California, living in a Buddhist church …
Laurie Sasaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-97)
vh Laurie Sasaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-97)
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.
Taeko Joanne Iritani Interview (ddr-manz-1-45)
vh Taeko Joanne Iritani Interview (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.
Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
img Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
A postcard sent to Fumio Fred Takano while he was incarcerated in the Gila River camp in Arizona. The postcard captures the street scene in Wickenburg, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_37_001
Marion I. Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-155)
vh Marion I. Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-155)
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Salinas, California. During World War II, incarcerated in the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived and worked in San Francisco for a time before moving to Ogden, Utah.
Chiyoko Yagi Interview (ddr-densho-1015-1)
vh Chiyoko Yagi Interview (ddr-densho-1015-1)
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.
Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
img Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Y.T. Sakoda, former vegetable worker from Guadalupe, California, is now enrolled in the dairy school, here. He is shown feeding calves.
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 …
Testimony of Misayo Kumakuro (ddr-densho-67-263)
doc Testimony of Misayo Kumakuro (ddr-densho-67-263)
Written testimony of Misayo Kumakuro, born in Santa Anna, California. Incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Japanese American cooking (ddr-densho-37-593)
img Japanese American cooking (ddr-densho-37-593)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Student Mary Sakai, former resident of Stockton, California, is shown putting sliced carrots in a double boiler in preparation for the drying process.
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.
Tom I. Mine Interview (ddr-densho-1015-4)
vh Tom I. Mine Interview (ddr-densho-1015-4)
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.
Teruko Barbara Ujita (ddr-csujad-38-292)
img Teruko Barbara Ujita (ddr-csujad-38-292)
Photographed is Teruko Barbara Ujita born in the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Poston, Arizona, Sept. 9, 1943, Teruko Barbara Ujita. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 17. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_17_001
Poston Arizona 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-165)
img Poston Arizona 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-165)
Photographed are incarcerees and barracks at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Poston Arizona 1945. Title from caption. "KF476" 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_01_002
CSU Dominguez Hills Hiroshi Fukuwa Manzanar Diary (ddr-csujad-34)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Hiroshi Fukuwa Manzanar Diary (ddr-csujad-34)
The Hiroshi Fukuwa Manzanar Diary consists of a diary written by Hiroshi Fukuwa, Kibei Nisei of Los Angeles, California, along with newsletters, clippings, and handwritten notes created/collected in the incarceration camps during World War II. The diary details his incarceration experiences in the Manzanar camp in California, the Gila River camp in Arizona, and the Tule …
Akiko Okuno Interview (ddr-manz-1-133)
vh Akiko Okuno Interview (ddr-manz-1-133)
Nisei female. Born 1926 in Gilroy, California. Grew up in the Gilroy area, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, eventually becoming a medical technician. After the war, returned to California.
Street scene Parker, Arizona (ddr-csujad-29-258)
img Street scene Parker, Arizona (ddr-csujad-29-258)
Street view of Parker, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P201
John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
vh John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
Nisei male. Born January 14, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Azusa, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Returned to Azusa after leaving camp worked for the Forest Service.
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