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Ben Y. Tonooka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-390)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-390)
Nisei male. Born July 17, 1924, in Fowler, California. At an early age, moved with family to Fresno, California. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Transferred to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, after Jerome closed. After leaving camp, lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for …
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
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 …
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 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: …
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: …
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
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: …
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
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
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
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" …
Nancy Shimotsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-391)
vh Nancy Shimotsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-391)
Nisei female. Born July 23, 1922, in Dominguez Hills, California. Grew up in Dominguez Hills, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for several years in Chicago, Illinois, before returned to California. Became a dietition after …
Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-8)
doc Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-8)
A a travel journal written by Kenji Kawabe of his time away from the Poston camp, Arizona from May 9 through June 2, 1944. He visited the Granada camp in Colorado and Salt Lake and the Topaz camp in Utah, meeting his friends and going sightseeing and shopping. See this object in the California State Universities …
Carolyn Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-217)
vh Carolyn Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-217)
Sansei female. Born June 2, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. Family removed to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, and resettled in Denver, Colorado, after World War II. Moved to Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1950. Returned to Colorado and attended high school and college in Denver. Worked as a speech pathologist and educator. Active in …
324 whole group nursery (ddr-csujad-38-202)
img 324 whole group nursery (ddr-csujad-38-202)
A group photograph of children and teachers of the nursery at the Poston camp in Arizona. Teachers include: Betty Aoyagi, Mitzi Masukawa Naohara, and Hruye Koga. The caption reads: 324 whole group nursery, 3/44. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 5. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Incarcerees at the Jerome camp, cutting trees (ddr-csujad-38-279)
img Incarcerees at the Jerome camp, cutting trees (ddr-csujad-38-279)
Photographed are male incarcerees at the Jerome camp in Arkansas, working on cutting trees. 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 California State Universities Japanese American …
Kay, Terry, Aiko, Grace, Emily (ddr-csujad-38-177)
img Kay, Terry, Aiko, Grace, Emily (ddr-csujad-38-177)
Photographed are Kay, Terry, Aiko, Grace, and Emily at the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona. They are probably teachers of the preschool at the camp. The caption reads: Kay, Terry, Aiko, Grace, Emily. 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 …
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