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Mas Hashimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1015-7)
vh Mas Hashimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1015-7)
Nisei male. Born September 15, 1935, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville before being removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Following World War II, returned with family to Watsonville and finished school. Became a teacher of U.S. History at Watsonville High School.
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.
Card from Parker Valley High School to Mitzi Naohara, August 30, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-366)
doc Card from Parker Valley High School to Mitzi Naohara, August 30, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-366)
An invitation card to the opening ceremony of the Parker Valley High School's new auditorium at the Poston III in Arizona. It was sent to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at Block 318-2-C in the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 12. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Camp Catholic church (ddr-densho-37-826)
img Camp Catholic church (ddr-densho-37-826)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Children and their parents who once attended the Catholic Church of Father Clement, Maryknoll Priest, are now reestablished in homes back in California or throughout the Middle West and the East. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, meet their scheduled closings ahead of the deadline. …
Nancy Iwami Interview (ddr-densho-1015-5)
vh Nancy Iwami Interview (ddr-densho-1015-5)
Nisei female. Born May 20, 1914, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville and married before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived in Denver for a time before eventually returning to Watsonville.
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
Poston camp facilities (ddr-csujad-35-24)
img Poston camp facilities (ddr-csujad-35-24)
A watercolor painting, dipicting facilities in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_22_001
Poston mountains with dried sage plants (ddr-csujad-35-32)
img Poston mountains with dried sage plants (ddr-csujad-35-32)
A photograph of Poston mountains with dried sage plants in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_24_005
Mesquite trees (ddr-csujad-35-31)
img Mesquite trees (ddr-csujad-35-31)
A photograph of mesquite trees in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_24_004
Poston camp facilities (ddr-csujad-35-26)
img Poston camp facilities (ddr-csujad-35-26)
A watercolor painting, dipicting facilities in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_22_003
Sign on a barbershop door in Parker, Arizona,
img Sign on a barbershop door in Parker, Arizona, "Japs keep out you rats" (ddr-csujad-7-2)
Barbershop in Parker, Arizona, with sign "Japs keep out your rats." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f02
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 4 [August 16-23, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 113, No. 4 [August 16-23, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-29)
Select article titles: "JACL gears up strategy to handle Pearl Harbor event" (p. 1), Nikkei--North meets South at PANA event" (p. 1), "Arizona Chapter gets involved in Buddhist murder investigation" (p. 1), "Southern California agencies to investigate Red Onion incident" (p. 4).
Poston II reunion roster, Octover 4, 5, 6, 1992, Laughlin, AZ (ddr-csujad-55-1875)
doc Poston II reunion roster, Octover 4, 5, 6, 1992, Laughlin, AZ (ddr-csujad-55-1875)
List of registrants for the Poston II reunion in Laughlin, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1878
Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-451)
vh Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-451)
Nisei female. Born July 25, 1925, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where parents ran a small market. Removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, during World War II, then to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend college in Nebraska, then married and returned to California. Worked for many years at …
Eiko Yamaichi Interview (ddr-manz-1-175)
vh Eiko Yamaichi Interview (ddr-manz-1-175)
Nisei female. Born in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Snoqualmie, Washington, where father worked for the Weyerhaeuser company before the war. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Later transferred to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving …
Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
vh Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
Nisei female. Born January 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Covina, California. Worked for the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). Volunteered to go early to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, to help set up the camp. Eventually transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving for New York. Eventually pursued a career in …
Poston bird carving class (ddr-csujad-35-11)
img Poston bird carving class (ddr-csujad-35-11)
A group photograph of participants in a bird carving class in the Poston camp in Arizona. They are most likely Issei. A water tank is seen in the background. The handwritten note on the back side reads: April 1945, Poston bird carving class taken in front of barracks, Poston, Arizona. See this object in the California …
Jiro Sugidono Interview (ddr-densho-1015-2)
vh Jiro Sugidono Interview (ddr-densho-1015-2)
Nisei male. Born October 25, 1923, in Watsonville, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Volunteered for the military out of Poston, and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe as a replacement troop. Following military service, returned to Watsonville.
Kitako Izumizaki Interview (ddr-densho-1015-3)
vh Kitako Izumizaki Interview (ddr-densho-1015-3)
Nisei female. Born November 21, 1921, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville, where family operated a truck farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Lived for a time in Texas while husband served in the military before eventually returning to Watsonville.
Misako Shigekawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-74)
vh Misako Shigekawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-74)
Nisei female. Born January 2, 1909, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California, attending the University of Southern California before World War II and graduating with a degree in pharmacy. Married and was living in Terminal Island, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After being removed from Terminal Island, moved to …
Masako Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-166)
vh Masako Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-166)
Sansei female. Born March 27, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Parents were both Kibei from Seattle, Washington, and Bakersfield, California. Grew up in San Francisco, California, where father was in sales. During World War II, removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After father signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule …
Toshiro Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-90)
vh Toshiro Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-90)
Nisei male. Born May 7, 1918, in Villa Park, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, relocated to Detroit, Michigan, before being drafted into the Military Intelligence Service. Served in …
Official program Poston memorial monument dedication (ddr-csujad-35-18)
doc Official program Poston memorial monument dedication (ddr-csujad-35-18)
A booklet for a program of the Poston memorial monument dedication held on October 6, 1992 in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_16_001
Poston camp guard tower (ddr-csujad-35-25)
img Poston camp guard tower (ddr-csujad-35-25)
A watercolor painting, dipicting a guard tower in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_22_002
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
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