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The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 24 (August 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-30)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 24 (August 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-30)
Selected article titles: "Canada Gives Postwar Policy on Japanese" (p. 1), "Patrolmen: Reorganized Force Asks Residents' Cooperation" (pp. 1-2), and "WRA Announces Revision of Food Ration Quotas" (p. 2).
Letter from James Dickson to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-322)
doc Letter from James Dickson to Ai Chih Tsai (ddr-densho-446-322)
Invitation for Ai Chih Tsai to come to Canada to speak to churches and young people to gather support for Formosa plan. Dickson will leave for Formosa on March 6.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 4 (July 25, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 4 (July 25, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-30)
Select article titles: "California hogging 'Nisei of Biennium' nominations" (p.1); "Canada senator referring to colleague in House as 'Chinaman' draws rebuke from prime minister, press and aroused citizens" (p.3)

Narrator Bill Hashizume

Nisei male. Born June 22, 1922, in Mission, British Columbia, Canada. Grew up in Mission before moving to Japan with mother and sisters at age sixteen. Attended high school and college in Japan and enlisted in the Japanese navy in 1944. Worked in Japan for several years following World War II, then returned to Canada, choosing …
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 73 (October 7, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-60)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 73 (October 7, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-60)
"Canada Releases Claims Data" (p. 1), "Believes JACL Could Aid Nisei Left in Japan" (p. 1), "Jackson Street Area Chest Workers Selected; Allasina, Principal of Bailey Gatzert, Heads New Army" (p. 1).
Kimi Wakabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1006-3)
vh Kimi Wakabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1006-3)
Issei female. Born March 27, 1912, in Binmanji, Japan. Grew up and married in Japan, before immigrating with husband to Canada in 1931, eventually settling in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Raised family in Saskatoon, working in fabric store established by husband. City street named in honor of the Wakabayashi family's contributions to the city over the years.

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Prince Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on the deck of the Empress of Canada (ddr-njpa-1-336)
img Prince Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on the deck of the Empress of Canada (ddr-njpa-1-336)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Kaiser's Grandson and his Wife Comes to Japan. Louis Ferdinand, the grandson of Wilhelm II, the former German Kaiser, and his wife Kira Romanov, cousin of former Russian Tsar Nicholas II, arrived in Japan as part of their honeymoon trip around the world at 11 on the morning of the 5th when …
Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview (ddr-densho-1006-2)
vh Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview (ddr-densho-1006-2)
Nisei female. Born September 29, 1920, in Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada. Went with parents to Japan in 1930, and attended school there. Returned to Canada in 1940 and married before being removed to Hastings Park and then Tashme, in Canada's interior. After leaving Tashme, moved to Toronto, where husband worked for the consul-general's office. Adopted …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 24 (December 13, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 24 (December 13, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-49)
Selected article titles: "Gov. Ariyoshi Inaugurated" (p. 1), "Racism in Canada Heats Debate" (p. 1), "Gov. Ariyoshi's Inaugural" (p. 2), and "'Executive Order 9066' Exhibit Stirs Reactions in Stockton Paper's Forum" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 31 (June 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-169)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 31 (June 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-169)
Selected article titles: "Liquidation of Canada Property to Start Soon" (p. 1), "Editorial: More Farm Workers Needed" (p. 1), "Instructions on Shipment of Property are Revealed" (p. 1), "Tuberculosis Film Scheduled" (p. 1).

Narrator Mitsu Ito

Nisei male. Born August 20, 1924, in Mission, British Columbia, Canada. Grew up in Mission, attending school and helping on family farm. Left home to work several jobs, including in a sawmill and on a sugar beet farm. After World War II, moved to Japan, worked as an interpreter for the British Army, and got married. …

Narrator Orest Kruhlak

Male of Ukrainian descent. Born October 15, 1940, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, and then earned a PhD at the University of Alberta. Worked to establish a research program in the Office of the Commissioner to examine issues of official languages in Canada. In 1986, appointed as Assistant Under-Secretary of …

Narrator Makoto Otsu

Nisei male. Born March 26, 1926, in Steveston, British Columbia, Canada. Grew up in Steveston, where father fished for a cannery. During World War II, the family was forced to leave Steveston and moved to the abandoned Minto Mine site in the Bridge River Valley of British Columbia. After staying for a few years, Makoto moved …
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 68 (September 19, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-55)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 68 (September 19, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-55)
"Asks for Unity on Bainbridge in Hall Issue" (p. 1), "Canada Ends Voluntary "Repatriation' of Japanese at Government Expense" (p. 1), "Backs Americanism Body's Action" (p. 1), "LARA Reports Relief Aid to Needy Japan" (p. 1).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 17 (October 27, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 17 (October 27, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-43)
Selected article titles: "Canada Leader Defends Wartime Nisei Evacuation" (p. 1), "National Park Status for Rohwer Asked" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: Freedom in Employment" (p. 1), and "Issei Story Project: Who, What, Why, How?" (p. 4).
Group Photo with Kennosuke
img Group Photo with Kennosuke "Frank" Morikawa (ddr-densho-446-416)
Father of Ryo (in middle) shortly after his US entry via Puebla, Canada in Dec 1906 (photo circa 1907). He worked in the orange groves and as a chauffeur before opening his nursery in San Diego.
Orest Kruhlak Interview (ddr-densho-1000-296)
vh Orest Kruhlak Interview (ddr-densho-1000-296)
Male of Ukrainian descent. Born October 15, 1940, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, and then earned a PhD at the University of Alberta. Worked to establish a research program in the Office of the Commissioner to examine issues of official languages in Canada. In 1986, appointed as Assistant Under-Secretary of …
Makoto Otsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-497)
vh Makoto Otsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-497)
Nisei male. Born March 26, 1926, in Steveston, British Columbia, Canada. Grew up in Steveston, where father fished for a cannery. During World War II, the family was forced to leave Steveston and moved to the abandoned Minto Mine site in the Bridge River Valley of British Columbia. After staying for a few years, Makoto moved …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 12 (September 19, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-37)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 12 (September 19, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-37)
Selected article titles: "Dean Speaks at Tri-District: Seek 'Redress' for Evacuees" (p. 1), "Manuscript of Canada Nikkei History Written" (pp. 1, 3), "House Repeals E.O. 9066" (p. 1), and "Guest Column: Women in Japan" (p. 2).
Kimi Wakabayashi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1006-3-1)
vh Kimi Wakabayashi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1006-3-1)
Photograph descriptions

This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kimi Wakabayashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1006-3-10)
vh Kimi Wakabayashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1006-3-10)
Photograph descriptions

This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1006-2-23)
vh Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1006-2-23)
Photograph descriptions

This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Narrator Shizuko Kadoguchi

Nisei female. Born September 29, 1920, in Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada. Went with parents to Japan in 1930, and attended school there. Returned to Canada in 1940 and married before being removed to Hastings Park and then Tashme, in Canada's interior. After leaving Tashme, moved to Toronto, where husband worked for the consul-general's office. Adopted …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 25 (June 26, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 25 (June 26, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-25)
Selected article titles: "Redress Still a Goal of Nikkei in Canada" (pp. 1, 6), "House Judiciary Committee Passes Redress Legislation" (p. 1), "Ex-Internees Lend a Hand to Refugee Students" (p. 1), and "Manzanar Reunion Planned" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 19 (May 20, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 19 (May 20, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-19)
Selected article titles: "Takechi Wins in Omaha; Kubokawa Edged in P.A." (p.1), "Carter Hiring Policy Frustrating" (p.1), "'Mongolism' to Describe Disease Demeans Asians" (p.1, 6), "100 Years in Canada-Some Facts and Figures" (p.4).
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