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Narrator Frank Konishi

Nisei male. Born December 2, 1928 in Fort Lupton, Colorado. Family operated dairy farm. Received undergraduate degree from Colorado A&M (now Colorado State University) and doctorate from Cornell University. Worked as Professor of Nutrition until retirement.

Narrator Gladys Koshio Konishi

Nisei female. Born August 14, 1930, in Fort Lupton, Colorado. Raised in Fort Lupton, where family operated a produce farm. Attended Colorado College of Education. Following World War II, lived in Carbondale, Illinois, before returning to Colorado.
Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-18)
vh Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-18)
Leaving camp for Denver, Colorado

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

James Sakamoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-jamsj-2-1-10)
vh James Sakamoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-jamsj-2-1-10)
Leaving camp for Lafayette, Colorado

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 24 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-171)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 24 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-171)
Selected article titles: "Colorado Evacuee Granted First Medical License" (p. 1), "State's Gaudiest Clad Workers Found in Rivers" (p. 1), "Exchange: Teia Maru Waits for Gripsholm" (p. 1), "Editorial: It Will Take Faith" (p. 2), "Rice Shortage Now Relieved" (p. 3), "Course Given in Parenthood" (p. 4).
Testimony of Rose Inouye (ddr-densho-67-271)
doc Testimony of Rose Inouye (ddr-densho-67-271)
Written testimony of Rose Inouye, born in Florin, California. Incarcerated in the Fresno Assembly Center, California, the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Mutsu Homma (ddr-densho-67-169)
doc Testimony of Mutsu Homma (ddr-densho-67-169)
Written testimony of Mutsu Homma of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family & Redress."
Christmas card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Sako (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-54)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Sako (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-54)
Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Sako (December 23, 1944). Blue/brown card with illustration in brown/red/green of the Three Wise Men on camels following the North Star. Envelope is postmarked December 23, 1944 from the Poston (Colorado River) Incarceration Camp in Parker, Arizona.
Verification of Internment Dates (ddr-densho-416-12)
doc Verification of Internment Dates (ddr-densho-416-12)
Form response to Ray Donald Miyagi from the Judicial, Fiscal and Social Branch of the Civil Archives Division of the National Archives and Records Service regarding verification of Internment Dates. Determined that Ray Donald Miyagi was at Colorado River from May 19, 1942-October 10, 1945.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 18 (May 12, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 18 (May 12, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-18)
Selected article titles: "Redress Recipients in Colorado Hail Passage of Bill" (p. 1), "JACL Responds to Company Selling 'Racist' Comic Books" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadian Art Works Gathered for Major Exhibit" (p. 2), and "American Jewish Committee Partners with Japan JACL on Cultural Exchange" (pp. 3, 5).
Rose Tanaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-145)
vh Rose Tanaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-145)
Nisei female. Born October 11, 1926, in San Luis Obispo, California. Grew up in San Luis Obispo, where parents farmed. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp with the help of the Nisei Student Relocation project and moved to Denver, Colorado.
<i>Bon Odori</i> festival (ddr-densho-37-775)
img Bon Odori festival (ddr-densho-37-775)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Part of the approximately 1,000 dancers who participated in the Bon Odori festival sponsored by the Granada Buddhist Church on August 14. Spectators are shown in the background. This dance was held at night on the baseball diamond.
Tak Yamashita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-365)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-365)
Nisei male. Born December 22, 1917, in Torrance, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area where parents ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family decided to "voluntarily evacuate" to Colorado in order to avoid mass removal. Farmed in Colorado during the war years, and returned to Los Angeles in 1945.

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Amache Co-op Collection (ddr-densho-163)
Collection Amache Co-op Collection (ddr-densho-163)
This collection consists of photos that were part of a publication by the Amache Consumer Enterprises, Inc. This successful co-op was established at the Amache (Granada) concentration camp, Colorado.
Landscaping done by incarcerees of Camp No. 1 at Colorado River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-61)
img Landscaping done by incarcerees of Camp No. 1 at Colorado River incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-61)
Landscaping done by incarcerees of Camp No. 1 at Colorado River incarceration camp. December 31, 1942. Photo by Francis Stewart. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f26
Information series (Lowry Field, Colorado), no. 9-MS (September 1945): loans for veterans (ddr-csujad-55-2163)
doc Information series (Lowry Field, Colorado), no. 9-MS (September 1945): loans for veterans (ddr-csujad-55-2163)
Brochure regarding loans for veterans. Covers G.I. loans for home, business, and farm; farm security administration loans, and smaller war plants corporation loans. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2265
Poston Official Daily Press Bulletin Vol. III No. 16 (August 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-77)
doc Poston Official Daily Press Bulletin Vol. III No. 16 (August 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-77)
Selected article titles: "Teachers' Training Course at Colorado River School" (p. 1), "New Platform at Warehouse Under Construction" (p. 1), "Magazines Readers Informed on Poston Project" (p. 3), "Sixty Residents Taken Ill on Block 216" (p. 6), "Police Set-up for Poston III Outlined by Director Birge" (p. 6).
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 38 (March 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-151)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 38 (March 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-151)
Selected article titles: "Myer Reverses Statement on Voting Right. No Change from Pre-Evacuation Status" (p. 1), "Chinese American Warns of Prejudice Against Nisei" (p. 6), "Relocation: No Advantage to Remain in Centers, Says Dillon Myer" (p. 6), "In Colorado, Only Small Groups Oppose Nisei Resettlement Move" (p. 8).
Heart Mountain Relocation Project Fourth Community Council, special session (ddr-csujad-45-41)
doc Heart Mountain Relocation Project Fourth Community Council, special session (ddr-csujad-45-41)
The council minutes feature the reading of the notice of the closure of the Colorado River camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMRC_01-01_070
Greeting card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (July 1, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-34)
doc Greeting card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (July 1, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-34)
Greeting card to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (July 1, 1943). White card with illustration in green of a sign and cacti. The sign reads "Greetings from Poston" on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked July 2, 1943 from the Poston (Colorado River) Incarceration Camp in Parker, Arizona.
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 18 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-45)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 18 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-45)
Selected article titles: "War Department Denies Story Of Decision to Relax Coast Restrictions After Nov. 15" (p. 1), "Federal Jury Convicts Seven on Draft Conspiracy Charge" (p. 2), "Colorado Race-Baiters Bar Nisei From Public Meetings" (p. 3), "West Coast Anti-Evacuee Group Plans to Extend Movement" (p. 8).
doc "That Damned Fence" (ddr-densho-419-3)
A poem written by Min Yasui while he was incarcerated in Minidoka concentration camp. The original poem is a part of the Minoru Yasui Collection which is held at the Auraria Library Special & Digital Collections Department, University of Colorado Denver. Contact [email protected] for use permissions and more information.
Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
vh Sumiye Takeno Interview (ddr-manz-1-36)
Nisei female. Born November 17, 1922, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. Just prior to World War II, attended sewing school in Los Angeles. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married in camp, and moved to Denver, Colorado.
Richard Onishi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-jamsj-2-2-6)
vh Richard Onishi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-jamsj-2-2-6)
Resettling in Brighton, Colorado, after leaving camp

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

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