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Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-365-27)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-365-27)
Working in Colorado

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.

Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 21 (ddr-densho-156-261)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 21 (ddr-densho-156-261)
Article titles: "Approximately 1,600 Japanese Beet Laborers Available"; "Japanese Grid Stars Play on Hunt Teams"; "Arizona Protests as Colorado Wage Lures Japanese"; "Japanese Hiring Method Speeded"; "Japanese Move to Govern Camp"; "Dearth of Volunteer Jap Cotton Pickers Worries Officials"; "Paint on the Petroglyphs"; "Thanks Sent for Supplies From Project"; "Wickard Applies for Jap Farm Help."
Registered nurse Helen Shoji working at Children's Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (ddr-csujad-14-30)
img Registered nurse Helen Shoji working at Children's Hospital, Detroit, Michigan (ddr-csujad-14-30)
Registered nurse Helen Shoji working at Children's Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. She came from Colorado River incarceration camp. June 19, 1943. Photo by M. Graw. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_030
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-37-517)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-37-517)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Although music for the Bon Odori held August 14, was furnished by phonograph records and a loud speaker, it was supplemented by the two drummers shown. They are, left to right, Koshiro Kumagai and Jutaro Gondo. The Bon Odori was sponsored by the Granada Buddhist Church.
Louie Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1010-1)
vh Louie Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1010-1)
Nisei male. Born August 22, 1925, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove, where parents owned and operated a restaurant and rooming house. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp for Chicago, Illinois, and worked in various places, including Colorado Springs …
Hubert Yoshida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-506)
vh Hubert Yoshida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-506)
Sansei male. Born April 20, 1939, in Salinas, California. Grew up in Watsonville, California, where father's parents farmed. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Colorado. Lived for a time in Colorado before the family returned to farm in Watsonville. Attended school in …
Grace Shinoda Nakamura Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1003-8-19)
vh Grace Shinoda Nakamura Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1003-8-19)
Leaving camp for Colorado

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.

Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-365-25)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-365-25)
"Voluntary evacuation" to Colorado

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.

Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1000-365-31)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1000-365-31)
Encountering prejudice in Colorado

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Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-365-26)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-365-26)
Settling in Greeley, Colorado

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Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-365-24)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-365-24)
Traveling to Colorado by train

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Narrator Bessie Yoshida Konishi

Nisei female. Born September 17, 1932, in La Jara, Colorado. Spent childhood in Alamosa, Colorado, where family operated a successful produce farm. Married in 1950 and obtained graduate degree in education. Active with Japanese American community projects and diversity education.
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 93 (November 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-89)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 93 (November 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-89)
Selected article titles: "Harvest Festival Claimed Success" (p. 1), "'Burgers Popular" (p. 1), "Parade Honors Go to Engei Club Entry: Farmer's Vegetable Display, U.C. Club Also Outstanding" (p. 1), "50 More Farm Workers Needed" (p. 1), "Univ. of Colorado Wants Japanese Language Teachers" (p. 1), "Sugar Beet Workers Back" (p. 1), "Cabaret International Goes Over Big..." …
Poston Chronicle Vol. XVII No. 26 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-473)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XVII No. 26 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-473)
Selected article titles: "Reminder to Repatriates" (p. 1), "WRA Under Dept. of Interior According to Presidential Order" (p. 1), "Inter-Racial Worship Service Sunday" (p. 2), "Tule Issues 1st Bulletin Since Strike" (p. 2), "Japanese American Soldier Pleads Against Discrimination at Session of Colorado House" (p. 3), "Centralization of Warehouse and Distribution of Food Clarified" (p. 4).
Information Digest No. 53 (ddr-densho-156-411)
doc Information Digest No. 53 (ddr-densho-156-411)
Section titles: "Tule Lake Situation"; "Summary of New Relocation Division"; "Colorado River Center Transferred to WRA"; "Statistical Laboratory Set Up at Central Utah"; "Heart Mountain to Have Bakery"; "Indefinite and Seasonal Leave Figure"; "Volunteers Aid Harvest"; "Gibson Joins San Francisco Staff"; "Personal Changes"; "Administrative Meeting in Denver"; "New Magazine Added to Library"; "Center Fire Protection Reviewed"; …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 156 (December 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-89)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 156 (December 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-89)
Selected article titles: "On the Other Hand"; "Legion Retracts Former Stand on Honor Roll"; "Midget Tribune Being Published in Iowa"; "Actors Honor Nisei Veterans"; "Want Ads Today"; "Governor-Elect Wants Them Out"; "Balancing Accounts, Topic of Sermon"; "Maintain Reserve at Topaz Center"; "Visitors from Colorado"; "Reluctant to Return"; "Congressman Sure Riots Pending"; "First Buddhist Service in Cleveland."
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 126 (October 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-59)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 126 (October 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-59)
Selected article titles: "Cite Dangers in Amendment to be Voted Upon by Colorado Citizens"; "On the Other Hand"; "Resettled Elsewhere"; "Soldiers Receive Promotions at Shelby"; "Liberals Receive Weaver's Tribute"; "Want Ads"; "Hamper Effort to Get Licenses"; "Renunciation of Citizenship Effective"; "Alarm Expressed by Ontario's Ex-Premier"; "Solicitor Backs Evacuee Order"; "California to 'Go Republican'"; "Three Convicted."
Mercedian Vol. I No. 16 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-16)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 16 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-16)
Selected article titles: "'Girl Dates Boy' Hop Set" (p. 1), "Scout 'o Rama" (p. 1), "Children's Play Day" (p. 1), "Colorado Map, Puppets to be Featured" (p. 2), "Recreation Department Gives Financial Report" (p. 3), "George Noda Likes Merced" (p. 3), "Teachers' Social" (p. 4), "Badminton Play Starts" (p. 4), "Barber Shop Rules Released" (p. 4).
Young incarcerees from Los Angeles at Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-52)
img Young incarcerees from Los Angeles at Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-52)
Young incarcerees from Los Angeles at Heart Mountain incarceration camp volunteering to top beets in Wyoming, Montana, and Colorado. September 27, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f17
Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-86)
img Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-86)
A photograph of Kamie Taenaka, mother of Toshikuni Taenaka, a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier. The photograph is probably taken in her house in Brighton, Colorado. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_028
Taenaka family in farm (ddr-csujad-25-99)
img Taenaka family in farm (ddr-csujad-25-99)
A photograph of farmers, probably the Taenaka family, and a plow in a sugar beet farm. The photograph appears to be taken in Brighton, Colorado. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_041
Taenaka family in farm (ddr-csujad-25-102)
img Taenaka family in farm (ddr-csujad-25-102)
A photograph of farmers, probably the Taenaka family and a horse drawn plow in a sugar beet farm. The photograph appears to be taken in Brighton, Colorado. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_044
Taenaka family in a farm (ddr-csujad-25-89)
img Taenaka family in a farm (ddr-csujad-25-89)
A photograph of Ukichi Taenaka [?], a brother of Toshikuni Taenaka who is a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier. He is harvesting sugar beets in McMorrow's farm, Brighton, Colorado. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_031
Taenaka family (ddr-csujad-25-68)
img Taenaka family (ddr-csujad-25-68)
A photograph of probably a relative of Toshikuni Taenaka, a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier. The photograph is probably taken in Brighton, Colorado, where Toshikuni Taenaka's parents reside. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_010
Taenaka family (ddr-csujad-25-77)
img Taenaka family (ddr-csujad-25-77)
A photograph of probably a relative of Toshikuni Taenaka, a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier. The photograph is probably taken in Brighton, Colorado, where Toshikuni Taenaka's parents reside. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_019
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