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Testimony of Catherine Treadgold (ddr-densho-67-165)
doc Testimony of Catherine Treadgold (ddr-densho-67-165)
Written testimony of Catherine Treadgold of San Francisco, California. Worked for the U.S. government during World War II. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Political Attitudes and Camp Treatment." Personal information excised by Densho.
Japanese men (ddr-csujad-25-6)
img Japanese men (ddr-csujad-25-6)
A page from an album containing family photographs. Five photographs are pasted on the page. The photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include a photograph of Japanese men riding on a bicycle and another photograph of Japanese men hunting. Two photographs appear to be taken in a park, possibly at the …
Frank Miyamoto Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-145)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-145)
Nisei male. Born July 29, 1912, in Seattle, Washington. Wrote 'Social Solidarity Among the Japanese in Seattle' as a Master's thesis, published in 1939 as one of the first academic works on the Japanese immigrant community. Incarcerated in Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Member of the Evacuation and Resettlement Study which studied the incarceration and resettlement …
Rae Takekawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-89)
vh Rae Takekawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-89)
Sansei female. Born August 27, 1927, in Bellevue, Washington. Raised on the family farm in Bellevue, Washington, prior to World War II. Was incarcerated at the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Was released early to harvest sugar beets in Chinook, Montana. At the onset of World War II, her father was …
Funeral (ddr-csujad-25-344)
img Funeral (ddr-csujad-25-344)
A photograph of a funeral taken by the "Takano Studio," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington probably in the early 1900s. Funeral flowers offered by: Japanese Methodist Church, Japan Tennis Club, Issaku Okamoto, Seattle Japanese Language School, and others. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_006
Seattle Judo championship (ddr-csujad-25-334)
img Seattle Judo championship (ddr-csujad-25-334)
A group photograph of Judo competitors with a championship flag. The fist Judo tournament was held by the Seattle Judo Association in December 1936. The photograph is taken by "Takano Studio," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_004
Nob Koura Interview (ddr-densho-1001-23)
vh Nob Koura Interview (ddr-densho-1001-23)
Nisei male. Born April 10, 1920, in Seattle, Washington. Moved from Seattle to Bainbridge Island, Washington, at age five. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Volunteered for the military and served in Europe. After the war, eventually returned to Bainbridge Island and reestablished family's farm.

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Betty Fumiye Ito Interview (ddr-densho-1000-189)
vh Betty Fumiye Ito Interview (ddr-densho-1000-189)
Nisei female. Born March 29, 1918, in Seattle, Washington, and spent childhood in Medina and Bellevue, Washington. While in high school was a member of the Bellevue Strawberry Festival's Queen's Court. In 1939 married Kenji Ito, a prominent Japanese American lawyer who practiced in Seattle. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, recounts her experiences as her …
Testimony of Emi Somekawa (ddr-densho-67-202)
doc Testimony of Emi Somekawa (ddr-densho-67-202)
Written testimony of Emi Somekawa of Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated in the North Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Family Impact and Justice." Personal information excised by Densho.
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-111)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-111)
Issei female. Born 1907 in Shimonoseki, Japan. Attended school in Japan, and was encouraged by father to study English. Married a Buddhist minister and immigrated to the United States. Lived in Fresno, California, then returned to Japan for two years. Moved to Seattle, Washington, where husband was a minister at the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During World …
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-112)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-112)
Issei female. Born 1907 in Shimonoseki, Japan. Attended school in Japan, and was encouraged by father to study English. Married a Buddhist minister and immigrated to the United States. Lived in Fresno, California, then returned to Japan for two years. Moved to Seattle, Washington, where husband was a minister at the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During World …
Minidoka Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2497)
doc Minidoka Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-55-2497)
Map of the Minidoka incarceration camp prepared for the Hunt High School class reunion in Seattle, Washington. Includes farm, barracks, and other camp facilities. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2603
Meriko in front of a Japanese American memorial (ddr-densho-494-29)
img Meriko in front of a Japanese American memorial (ddr-densho-494-29)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Meriko and friends on a pier (ddr-densho-494-28)
img Meriko and friends on a pier (ddr-densho-494-28)
Caption on webpage: "Pictures from the later life of Meriko Maida, 1973-2012 / From Richmond to Sacramento / Meriko lived for many years in Richmond, California with her younger sister Junko and brother-in-law Shoichi Kimura. She later lived in various configurations with her other sister, Asako Tokuno. On some occasions, she visited both Seattle and Washington, …
Warren Koichi Suzuki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-410)
vh Warren Koichi Suzuki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-410)
Nisei male. Born February 27, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. At age ten, was sent to Japan to live and attend school. Returned to Seattle prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Answered "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and was transferred …
Copy of letter from Ryo Morikawa to Charlotte Louise Peltcher (ddr-densho-446-426)
doc Copy of letter from Ryo Morikawa to Charlotte Louise Peltcher (ddr-densho-446-426)
Request by Ryo to classmate Charlotte for photos from 1939 yearbook that she lost during the war
Japanese performance (ddr-csujad-25-343)
img Japanese performance (ddr-csujad-25-343)
A photograph of a Japanese theater performance taken by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. Performers wear kimono. It is taken in the early 1900s. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_005
Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki Interview (ddr-one-7-56)
vh Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki Interview (ddr-one-7-56)
Nisei female. Born February 19, 1931, in Fresno, California. Family moved to Seattle, Washington, where father became minister of the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During the war, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, to be reunited with father, who was arrested by the …
Stanley N. Shikuma Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-517)
vh Stanley N. Shikuma Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-517)
Sansei male. Born December 2, 1953, in Brogan, Oregon. Grew up primarily in the Watsonville, California, area, where parents ran a farm. Exposed at an early age to activism and organized labor. Attended Stanford University and then moved to Seattle, Washington, and earned a nursing credential. Has joined and led several prominent Seattle-area taiko (Japanese drum) …
Stanley N. Shikuma Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-520)
vh Stanley N. Shikuma Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-520)
Sansei male. Born December 2, 1953, in Brogan, Oregon. Grew up primarily in the Watsonville, California, area, where parents ran a farm. Exposed at an early age to activism and organized labor. Attended Stanford University and then moved to Seattle, Washington, and earned a nursing credential. Has joined and led several prominent Seattle-area taiko (Japanese drum) …
Saito family (ddr-csujad-25-3)
img Saito family (ddr-csujad-25-3)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Includes a portrait of a Japanese man, named "Saito," taken at "Aiko Studio" in Seattle, Washington. All photographs pasted on the page appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Includes Japanese men in suits, woman, and children. Also includes a photograph capturing a group …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-11)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-11)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Five photographs are pasted on the page. All photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include Japanese men in suits, women in western dress, and child. One of the photographs captures two Caucasians on a bullock cart. Also include a photograph of the …
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-163)
vh Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-163)
Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in …
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-157)
vh Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-157)
Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in …
Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-158)
vh Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-158)
Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in …
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