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Employees at Charles Abel, Incorporated (ddr-densho-298-228)
img Employees at Charles Abel, Incorporated (ddr-densho-298-228)
Caption in album: "Charles Abel, Incorporated, Photographers' Assn. of America - 520 Caxtow Bldg, Cleveland 15, Ohio. My buddy Sarah Hader, hard to get acquainted, but a true friend."
Yukiko Llewellyn Interview (ddr-chi-1-13)
vh Yukiko Llewellyn Interview (ddr-chi-1-13)
Nisei female. Born April 22, 1939 in Los Angeles California. During World War II, sent with mother to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, under the sponsorship of a Buddhist church. Grew up in Cleveland, where mother ran a boarding house.
Work opportunities in Cleveland area of as February 7, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-820)
doc Work opportunities in Cleveland area of as February 7, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-820)
Report on job vacancies for "resettlers" in the Cleveland, Ohio area. Includes summary of jobs, description of the Cleveland area, and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0822
Charles Abel seated at this desk (ddr-densho-298-227)
img Charles Abel seated at this desk (ddr-densho-298-227)
Caption in album: "Charles Abel, Incorporated, Photographers' Assn. of America - 520 Caxtow Bldg, Cleveland 15, Ohio. Chas. Abel, President of own firm & Exec. Mgr. of the Ass'n. A man with unparalled ability in the business world - i.e., the perfect boss."

Narrator Yukiko Llewellyn

Nisei female. Born April 22, 1939 in Los Angeles California. During World War II, sent with mother to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, under the sponsorship of a Buddhist church. Grew up in Cleveland, where mother ran a boarding house.
Henry Sakamoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-33-14)
vh Henry Sakamoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-33-14)
Leaving camp for Cleveland, Ohio

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Citizen's indefinite leave (ddr-csujad-55-156)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave (ddr-csujad-55-156)
Card authorizing Woodrow Toshio Ishikawa to leave Rohwer incarceration camp for Cleveland, Ohio. Includes fingerprint on verso. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0158
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 4 (August 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-146)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 4 (August 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-146)
Selected article titles: "Shorter Hours for Hospital" (p. 1), "Canal Adopts Charter by Overwhelming Vote" (p. 1), "Rivers to Supply Own Meat Need" (p. 1), "Relocation Issue Being Ironed" (p. 1), "Editorial: Deplore Non-Interest in Self-Government" (p. 2), "Cleveland News Editorially Chides Ohio Legion Stand" (p. 5).
Bertha Starkey sitting on a log (ddr-densho-336-57)
img Bertha Starkey sitting on a log (ddr-densho-336-57)
The 1946 Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camp.\nCaption on front: "Bertha Starkey: From Cleveland, Ohio. She was a missionary to Japan before WWII, then came to Reedley, CA. During the war, she lived in Poston with the internees. After the war she returned to Japan. (Per Ron Koda)."
Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-390-29)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-390-29)
Leaving Gila River and moving to Cleveland, Ohio

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Rokuro Kurihara Interview (ddr-manz-1-69)
vh Rokuro Kurihara Interview (ddr-manz-1-69)
Nisei male. Born July 11, 1927, in Glendale, California. Grew up in Glendale where parents had a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, worked briefly with family at Seabrook Farms, New Jersey, then attended college in Cleveland, Ohio. Eventually returned to California.
Isao East Oshima Interview (ddr-densho-1014-7)
vh Isao East Oshima Interview (ddr-densho-1014-7)
Nisei male. Born April 20, 1921, in Berkeley, California. Family moved frequently as a child, and was living in Oakland, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, eventually settling permanently in the Twin …

Narrator Henry Sakamoto

Nisei male. Born January 27, 1927, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel business. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, attended college in Cleveland, Ohio, before eventually returning to Portland.
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
Selected article titles: "City-Wide Cage Tourney Slated"; "Artist Honored"; "New Mexico Girl Enlists in W.A.C."; "Tea Grown in Colorado"; "Executive Woman Named by JACD"; "General Clark's Wife Visits Amache Center"; "Give Favorable Reports"; "Family House Opened in Cleveland, Ohio"; "Want Ads Today"; "Report Findings of Conference"; "Priest, and Nun's Fates"; "Minorities Asking for Job Chances, State …

Narrator Rokuro Kurihara

Nisei male. Born July 11, 1927, in Glendale, California. Grew up in Glendale where parents had a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, worked briefly with family at Seabrook Farms, New Jersey, then attended college in Cleveland, Ohio. Eventually returned to California.

Narrator Betty Tanakatsubo

Nisei female. Born June 15, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, and worked for the War Relocation Authority. Eventually settled in Chicago, Illinois.
Weekly Press Review No. 46 (ddr-densho-156-359)
doc Weekly Press Review No. 46 (ddr-densho-156-359)
Original summary excerpts: Interest this week centered around the Dies sub-committee hearings on the Tule Lake disturbances. The hearings, however, received considerable competition as well as impetus from the reports of the now historic "bathtub story", discovered by the Wash. D.C. TIMES HERALD, in a WRA publication titled "Midwest Frontiers", which was released by the Cleveland …

Narrator Isao East Oshima

Nisei male. Born April 20, 1921, in Berkeley, California. Family moved frequently as a child, and was living in Oakland, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, eventually settling permanently in the Twin …

Narrator Yoneo Yamamoto

Nisei male. Born March 26, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Boyle Heights area where father ran a pharmacy. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Cleveland, Ohio, before returning to Los Angeles and establishing a successful career in public health.

Narrator Ben Y. Tonooka

Nisei male. Born July 17, 1924, in Fowler, California. At an early age, moved with family to Fresno, California. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Transferred to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, after Jerome closed. After leaving camp, lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for …
Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
vh Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
Nisei female. Born April 1, 1929, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda, where father ran a gardening business. During World War II, family was ordered to leave Alameda and moved to Cortez, California, before being sent to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend school in Cleveland, …
Yae Wada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-476)
vh Yae Wada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-476)
Nisei female. Born November 3, 1919, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Berkeley, where father ran a laundry business. Graduated from school and opened a beauty shop in 1940. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Had two children in camp and suffered numerous medical complications. …

Narrator Cookie Takeshita

Nisei female. Born April 1, 1929, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda, where father ran a gardening business. During World War II, family was ordered to leave Alameda and moved to Cortez, California, before being sent to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend school in Cleveland, …

Narrator Yae Wada

Nisei female. Born November 3, 1919, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Berkeley, where father ran a laundry business. Graduated from school and opened a beauty shop in 1940. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Had two children in camp and suffered numerous medical complications. …
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