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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.
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.
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 …
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."
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).
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).
Ikuko
av Ikuko "Cookie" Takeshita (ddr-ajah-8-9)
Ikuko "Cookie" Takeshita was born in Alameda, California, where father was on the board of directors of the Alameda Buddhist Temple. During World War II, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Alameda.
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.
<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.
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.
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.
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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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.

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.
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

Narrator Alley Watada

Nisei male. Born July 20, 1930, in Plateville, Colorado. Grew up in Fort Lupton, Colorado, where parents ran a farm. Continued farming in Fort Lupton during World War II, employing German prisoners of war as well as Japanese Americans who had been in concentration camps. Attended Colorado State University and UC Davis, earning a PhD in …

Narrator Jack Y. Kubota

Nisei male. May 4, 1929, in Pasadena, California. Grew up El Centro, California, where father was a truck farmer. During World War II, removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and joined the navy. Graduated from college in San Diego and …
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).
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