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doc "Japanese Nisei" (ddr-densho-419-1)
A poem written by Min Yasui. 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.
doc "Why Are We Here?" (ddr-densho-419-4)
A poem written by Min Yasui. 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.

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.
Rocky Shimpo Collection (ddr-densho-148)
Collection Rocky Shimpo Collection (ddr-densho-148)
This collection contains several issues of the Rocky Shimpo, a vernacular newspaper published out of Denver, Colorado. The paper was published in both English and Japanese.
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 29 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-142)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 29 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-142)
Selected article titles: "Japanese American in Topaz Tests Legality of Evacuation" (p. 1), "Vote Still Sought on Alien Land Purchase Measure" (p. 3), "Refusal of Alien Land Bill Given Hearty Approval" (p. 3), "Colorado Senate Kills Alien Land Owning Bill" (p. 5).
Flora Ninomiya Interview (ddr-densho-1000-473)
vh Flora Ninomiya Interview (ddr-densho-1000-473)
Nisei female. Born April 8, 1935, in Richmond, California. Grew up in Richmond, where grandfather established a flower nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to Richmond and resumed the family business after the war.
Granada Pioneer Collection (ddr-densho-147)
Collection Granada Pioneer Collection (ddr-densho-147)
This collection consists of the Granada Pioneer, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Mollie Nakasaki Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-4)
vh Mollie Nakasaki Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-4)
Nisei female. Born November 17, 1930, in Salinas, California. Grew up in Salinas's Japantown community before moving to various towns in California after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Removed to Poston concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp with family for Denver, Colorado, in 1945 before returning to California and establishing the Mandarin Restaurant in San Jose's Japantown. …
Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-38)
img Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-38)
Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado. Novemer 3, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f03
Information series (Lowry Field, Colorado), no. 3-MS (September 1945): life insuranceno (ddr-csujad-55-2160)
doc Information series (Lowry Field, Colorado), no. 3-MS (September 1945): life insuranceno (ddr-csujad-55-2160)
Brochure regarding life insurance for veterans. Covers national service life insurance, United States government life insurance (World War I veterans), and commercial insurance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2262
Information series (Lowry Field, Colorado), no. 4-MS (September 1945): Family affairs (ddr-csujad-55-2161)
doc Information series (Lowry Field, Colorado), no. 4-MS (September 1945): Family affairs (ddr-csujad-55-2161)
Brochure regarding family affairs for veterans. Covers transportation of dependents, medical care for dependents, housing, and miscellaneous. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2263
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 25 No. 13 (October 4, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-40)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 25 No. 13 (October 4, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-40)
Selected article titles: "Colorado Governor Expresses Pride in Integration of Evacuee Resettlers in State" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Brief Filed in Oyama Test case, Stressing Rights of Nisei Citizens" (p. 1), "Federal Court Judge Restores Full Citizenship Rights of Relocation Camp Renunciants" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 67, No. 15 (October 11, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 67, No. 15 (October 11, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-41)
Selected article titles: "Spark, Dan accept Agnew's explanation" (p. 1), "Colorado Nisei Republicans form Nixon committee" (p. 1), "Terrorism shakes Seattle" (p. 1), "Special Report: America, Japan and the Nisei" (p. 1), "Historic organ at San Francisco Zen temple rebuilt, critic praises piece" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 8 (March 4, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 8 (March 4, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-8)
Selected article titles: "Question of Nisei Loyalty to U.S. Raised by Carter Transition Staff" (p.1), "Hirabayashi Cites Value of Education in Reparations" (p.1, 3), "Carter Virtually Ignores Asian American Appointees" (p.2), "Hokazono: Colorado Pioneer" (p.5), "Internment Credit Bill" (p.5).
Granada Pioneer Vol. I No. 91 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-147-92)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. I No. 91 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-147-92)
Selected article titles: "Impartiality is Stressed" (p. 1), "Segregation No Hindrance" (p. 1), "11,000 Indefinite Leaves Issued" (p. 3), "UC Paper Urges Fight Against Propaganda" (p. 3), "Factual, Geographic Description of Segregation Center is Given" (p. 9), "Relocation in Northern Colorado Discouraged" (p. 9).
Arts and crafts festival (ddr-densho-37-504)
img Arts and crafts festival (ddr-densho-37-504)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Evacuee residents at the Granada Relocation Center, viewing exhibits at the Arts and Crafts Festival in Terry Hall, March 6th to 8th. This festival was sponsored by the Education Division and the "Pioneer," the center newspaper.
Letter to Wakako Domoto from Carr family (ddr-densho-356-160)
doc Letter to Wakako Domoto from Carr family (ddr-densho-356-160)
Letter and envelope from Bonnie Carr (former Colorado Governor Ralph Carr's daughter-in-law) to Wakako Domoto (the governor's former housekeeper) thanking her for a gift for her daughter Kitty, inquiring if they will see each other soon, and recounting a recent trip to Ohio.
Issei farmer discussing lease with Chinese businessman (ddr-densho-151-285)
img Issei farmer discussing lease with Chinese businessman (ddr-densho-151-285)
Original caption: Hayward, California. Negi family, operators of a forty-acre leased truck farm, complete arrangements with a Chinese business man who is taking over this farm and equipment at the time of the family's voluntary evacuation to Colorado, prior to Civilian Exclusion Orders.
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.

Japanese family in America (ddr-csujad-55-50)
doc Japanese family in America (ddr-csujad-55-50)
Article reprinted from the "Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science" on the status of Japanese in the United States. Article includes sections on the Unique Position of the Japanese, Minority Groups in the United States, Background of the Japanese in California, After the War Began, Evacuation, Factors Strengthening Family Solidarity, Summary, and …
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.

Narrator Lynne Horiuchi

Sansei female. Born June 10, 1945, in Denver, Colorado, where parents moved after leaving camp during World War II. Grew i[ om Denver, where father had an insurance company. Attended the University of Colorado and then Colorado College. Studied abroad in Italy before moving to California. Eventually earned a PhD and became an architectural historian.
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