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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
Postonia (ddr-csujad-55-45)
doc Postonia (ddr-csujad-55-45)
Poem written by incarceree about children and the Poston incarceration camp in Parker Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00049
Kenji Harada Collection (ddr-densho-184)
Collection Kenji Harada Collection (ddr-densho-184)
The Kenji Harada Collection consists of letters written by Kenji Harada, a Nisei incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. The letters are written to his friend Dave Stickler and his mother Miriam Stickler in Carmichael, California near Sacramento where he resided before the war. Kenji Harada contracted pneumonia while in Poston, …
Amy Uyematsu Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-523)
vh Amy Uyematsu Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-523)
Sansei female. Born in 1947 in Pasadena, California. Parents were incarcerated at the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. Graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a mathematics degree. Taught math for more than thirty years in the Los Angeles Unified Schools. Began publishing poetry …
Amy Uyematsu Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-524)
vh Amy Uyematsu Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-524)
Sansei female. Born in 1947 in Pasadena, California. Parents were incarcerated at the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. Graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a mathematics degree. Taught math for more than thirty years in the Los Angeles Unified Schools. Began publishing poetry …
Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
vh Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
Nisei male. Born July 25, 1926, in the Imperial Valley, California. Incarcerated at the Tulare Assembly Center, California, Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In his interview, he discusses his memories of Tule Lake concentration camp after it became a segregation center, including the killing of a camp inmate rioting, implementation …
George H. Morishita Interview (ddr-manz-1-137)
vh George H. Morishita Interview (ddr-manz-1-137)
Nisei male. Born in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived in Sawtelle, California, for a time before being drafted in the army and serving in Korea. Lived in Arizona and Nevada after the war.

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Noboru Richard Horikawa Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-3)
vh Noboru Richard Horikawa Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-3)
Nisei male. Born August 18, 1926, in San Francisco, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved with family to stay with relatives in Watsonville, California. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, then to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp early to attend school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drafted into the …
George Kazuo Ikeda Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-4)
vh George Kazuo Ikeda Interview (ddr-phljacl-1-4)
Nisei male. Born August 18, 1926, in San Francisco, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved with family to stay with relatives in Watsonville, California. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, then to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp early to attend school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drafted into the …
Testimony of Richard Takaji Nishioka (ddr-densho-67-163)
doc Testimony of Richard Takaji Nishioka (ddr-densho-67-163)
Written testimony of Richard Takaji Nishioka, born in Los Angeles, California. Incarcerated in Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Discrimination and Psychological Impact." Personal information excised by Densho.
Dried trees in the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-30)
img Dried trees in the Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-30)
A photograph of dried trees in the Poston camp in Arizona. Signed by: June Kuwahara. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_24_003_01
Kampus krier, vol. 3, no. 26 (May 4, 1945) (ddr-csujad-35-12)
doc Kampus krier, vol. 3, no. 26 (May 4, 1945) (ddr-csujad-35-12)
An issue of a newspaper, "Kampus krier" published by Poston I High School in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_12_001
Poston 2 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2492)
img Poston 2 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2492)
Map of Poston 2 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_2598
Poston 3 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2493)
img Poston 3 WRA Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2493)
Map of Poston 3 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_2599
Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya Interview (ddr-densho-1014-2)
vh Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya Interview (ddr-densho-1014-2)
Nisei female. Born December 25, 1924, in Selma, California. Grew up in Parlier, Californa, where family worked on a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to work in Indianapolis, Indiana, before settling permanently in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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 …
Tomosuke Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-300)
img Tomosuke Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-300)
Photographed is Tomosuke Masukawa. It is taken after he returned from the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona to Los Angeles, California. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 19. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_19_001
Lloyd K. Wake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-330)
vh Lloyd K. Wake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-330)
Nisei male. Born January 12, 1922, in Reedley, California. Grew up in Reedley, where parents ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp in 1943 to attend Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, and entered the ministry. After the war, lived in San Francisco, California, and …
Jack Y. Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-409)
vh Jack Y. Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-409)
Nisei male. Born May 4, 1929. Born in Pasadena, California. Grew up El Centro, California, where father was a truck farmer. During World War II, removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and joined the navy. Graduated from college in San …
Fred Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1015-9)
vh Fred Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1015-9)
Nisei male. Born September 2, 1923, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville, where parents operated a joint barbershop and bathhouse business. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before returning to Watsonville. Attended barber school in San Francisco, …
Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-597)
img Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-597)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Wataru Ichinotsubo, former produce market employee form Los Angeles, California, is shown sandpapering the hull of a model into final shape in the model ship factory here. These ships are carefully constructed for the Navy by the Japanese-American craftsmen.
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