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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 …
Bill Nishimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-119)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-119)
Nisei male, born June 21, 1920, in Compton, California. Raised on a farm in Lawndale, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, his father was picked up by FBI and detained at a Department of Justice (DOJ) internment camp in Lordsburg, New Mexico. His family voluntarily moved to Visalia, California, then was forcibly moved to Poston …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Yosh Nakamura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-385)
vh Yosh Nakamura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-385)
Nisei male. Born June 30, 1925, in Rosemead, California. Grew up in the Rosemead area. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and lived in Des Moines, Iowa, for a time before being drafted into the military. Served in Europe with the 442nd …

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.
Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
doc Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
Personal letter written from Santa Anita Assembly Center. Yoshioka discusses the start of "movement to Relocation Centers," naming Parker Dam; Wyoming; Granada, Colorado; Arkansas; and Gila, Arizona, along with locations from which people are being removed, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, and other Southern California locations. He also mentions that his family has …
Hy Shishino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-386)
vh Hy Shishino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-386)
Nisei male. Born June 25, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area where parents owned a flower shop. During World War II removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and worked in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for several years before returning to Los …
Sat Kuwamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-7)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-7)
Nisei male. Born February 25, 1922, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Fresno, where parents ran several retail stores. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, graduated from the Missouri School of Mines. Returned to Fresno after World War II.

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