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Lois Shikami Interview (ddr-chi-1-8)
vh Lois Shikami Interview (ddr-chi-1-8)
Nisei female. Born August 25, 1931, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived in Wisconsin for several years before eventually moving to Chicago, Illinois.
Frank Sumida Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-261-1)
vh Frank Sumida Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-261-1)
Born in Chicago, Illinois

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Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-210)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-210)
Excerpt: "I thought I'd put this extra line in because I just finished hearing the U.S.C., U.C.L.A. Basketball game, and the bruins won for the first time after forty-two (42) consecutive defeats." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
vh Tommy T. Kushi Interview (ddr-manz-1-47)
Nisei male. Born February 1, 1924, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where family operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and settled in Chicago, Illinois.
Hanako Hoshiyama Fukumoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-136)
vh Hanako Hoshiyama Fukumoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-136)
Nisei female. Born 1923 in Montebello, California. Lived in several places in Southern California, where father was a flower grower. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married and had a child in camp. Left Manzanar for Chicago, Illinois.
Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Miss Okine, December 4, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-106)
doc Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Miss Okine, December 4, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-106)
Yuka Yamasaki writes from Chicago, Illinois, to her relative or friend, Tomeyo Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp. She is a former incareree in the Rohwer camp and moves to Chicago. She describes the living conditions in Chicago, including the weather, her apartment, and job opportunities. She states that there are many Japanese people who move …
Lisa Doi Interview (ddr-chi-1-20)
vh Lisa Doi Interview (ddr-chi-1-20)
Yonsei female. Born August 23, 1991, in Chicago, Illinois. Grew up in Chicago, where her parents and their families resettled after World War II. Involved in various Chicago community groups, including participating in the Kansha project, a JACL program for young Japanese Americans in Chicago to learn about the wartime incarceration. (This material is based upon …
Information concerning Hawaiian internees (ddr-densho-314-12)
doc Information concerning Hawaiian internees (ddr-densho-314-12)
This document lists the family members of Kazuichi Takanishi. It shows that two of his sons were serving in the US Army. Partly due to his sons' service, Takanishi was paroled first to Chicago, Illinois on the mainland and then later back to Hawaii.
Parole memorandum (ddr-densho-314-5)
doc Parole memorandum (ddr-densho-314-5)
This memorandum gives the date that Kazuichi Takanishi was paroled from the Santa Fe Justice Department internment camp. It also states that his address is unknown since a sponsor was not identified for Takanishi before he left camp. He was paroled to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waegell, February 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2560)
doc Postcard to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waegell, February 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2560)
Postcard from a Japanese American Nisei to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waegell regarding the fact that he landed at Chicago Illinois about 2 p.m. He is staying in Chicago for a few days and then going to New York City. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2668
Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-72)
doc Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-72)
Hatsuno Hotty Okine's withholding receipt 1944 Form W-2 issued by the Ray Industries, Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_14_001
Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-74)
doc Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-74)
Hatsuno Hotty Okine's withholding receipt 1944 Form W-2 from Avenue Hotel Corporations, Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_14_003
Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-73)
doc Withholding receipt 1944, Form W-2 (ddr-csujad-5-73)
Hatsuno Hotty Okine's withholding receipt 1944 Form W-2 issued by the Ray Industries, Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_14_002
Freight bill (ddr-csujad-55-2403)
doc Freight bill (ddr-csujad-55-2403)
Freight bill for George Hideo Nakamura covering goods shipped from Terre Haute, Indiana to Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2509
Freight bill (ddr-csujad-55-2391)
doc Freight bill (ddr-csujad-55-2391)
Freight bill for George Hideo Nakamura covering goods shipped from Sacramento, California to Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2497
Uniform straight bill of lading (ddr-csujad-55-2388)
doc Uniform straight bill of lading (ddr-csujad-55-2388)
Bill of lading for the personal property shipment of George Hideo Nakamura to Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2494
Anne Yuki Watanabe Interview (ddr-chi-1-2)
vh Anne Yuki Watanabe Interview (ddr-chi-1-2)
Yonsei female. Born in 1990 in Champaign, Illinois. Father's family is from Canada and her mother is from Japan. Paternal grandparents were incarcerated in Tashme and Lillooet in Canada. After attending college on the East Coast, moved to Chicago and became active in the Japanese American community.
Letter from May [Ayame] Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 7, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-164)
doc Letter from May [Ayame] Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 7, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-164)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine. She writes from Chicago Illinois. In the letter, she thanks him for the monetary gift for purchasing a car and writes about her moving plan from Chicago to California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_15_001
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-88)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-88)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943). White/red card with illustration in blue/green/red of two carolers bordered by a red circle and holly leaves. A music sheet of "Come All Ye Faithful" is behind them. Envelope is postmarked December 17, 1943 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-24)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-24)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944). White card with illustration in white of two lambs looking at a star with palm trees in the background. "At Christmas" is on the top left on front of card. Envelope is postmarked December 16, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Evacuee property report (ddr-csujad-55-2401)
doc Evacuee property report (ddr-csujad-55-2401)
Receiving record for the personal property of George and Dorothy Nakamura. Covers items transported from Marysville, California to Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2507
Jun Ogimachi Interview (ddr-manz-1-99)
vh Jun Ogimachi Interview (ddr-manz-1-99)
Nisei male. Born May 26, 1928, in San Fernando, California. Grew up in San Fernando, where father ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, with family. After leaving camp, lived briefly in Chicago, Illinois, before returning to San Fernando. Served in the U.S. Navy.
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-158)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-158)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She congratulates on Makoto Okine's returning home from Europe. She also writes about her next plan moving back to California with her husband, Masao, once he returns from Japan to Chicago. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
War Relocation Authority change of residence report card (ddr-csujad-5-77)
doc War Relocation Authority change of residence report card (ddr-csujad-5-77)
A blank form of "War Relocation Authority change of residence report card." It addresses "Mr. Vernon Kennedy, Relocation Supervisor," in Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_16_002
Government bill of lading memorandum copy, Standard form no. 1103a, George Hideo Nakamura (ddr-csujad-55-2430)
doc Government bill of lading memorandum copy, Standard form no. 1103a, George Hideo Nakamura (ddr-csujad-55-2430)
Government bill of lading form for George Hideo Nakamura for transport of his personal property from Sacramento, California to Chicago, Illinois. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2536
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