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Jim Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-2)
vh Jim Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-2)
Nisei male. Born January 25, 1920, in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resisted the draft, with the rationale that the U.S. government had classified him 4-C, an enemy alien, and he was therefore under no obligation to serve. Imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington. Vocal critic of …
img "Shinbo's Restaurant" (ddr-densho-259-347)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "'Shinbo's Restaurant', Walla Walla, Washington. That may not have been the real name of the restaurant This was a pretty nice restaurant for its days, which was around 1938 when we visited them. There are six Caucasian waitresses, so that was a pretty sizeable operation."
Current view of farmhouse on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-34)
img Current view of farmhouse on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-34)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The 1,300 acre farm also included valuable timber that grew on the property. With the advent of World War II, the couple was forced to sell their farm for a fraction of its worth. This is the original farmhouse that …
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 11 (September 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-102)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 11 (September 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-102)
Selected article titles: "Liaison Officer for WRA, Indian Service is 10 Days Poston Visitor. Dr. McNickle on Tour of Centers to Study for New Washington Post" (p. 1), "Documentarian Here on Two-Day Visit" (p. 1), "25 MPH is Speed Limit Between Poston 1, 2 & 3. Cooperation of Army & Private Cars Sought" (p. 2).
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born 1920 in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the …
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born 1920 in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the …
Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-32)
img Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-32)
The Puyallup Assembly Center, which many camp inmates called "Camp Harmony," was on the site of the annual Western Washington Fair. The center was constructed in only seventeen days. Barracks were erected in converted livestock stalls near the parking lots and under the grandstand. Japanese Americans remained at the fairgrounds from April 28 to September 23,1942, …
Newspaper clipping regarding Kong, Xianxi (ddr-njpa-1-801)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Kong, Xianxi (ddr-njpa-1-801)
Caption on front [translation]: "Five Million Dollar US Loan Arranged. Minister of Finance Kong Negotiates. [caption under photograph] Kong Xianxi. Washington, D.C. 28th (Domei). Kong Xianxi, minister of finance for the KMT governement, has spent several days meeting American political and economic figures and earnestly persuading them to provide US economic support since arriving on the …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
Selected article titles: "Cancellation of NYA Program for Niseis Explained" (p. 1), "1943 Farm Production for Center Outlined by Washington WRA Office" (p. 1), "Packages Under Army Inspection" (p. 1), "Nisei-Owned Hostel Opens in Chicago" (p. 1), "Rise in Patients Reported by Clinic" (p. 1), "Labor Needed in Self Sustaining Farm Program, Says McConnell" (p. 1), …
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
A booklet of 50th Golden Anniversary 442 RCT includes mostly images of the events during the 5 days anniversary held in Hawaii. Also includes massages from Bill Clinton, U.S. President, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C., and addresses delivered by Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, Hawaii, Gen. Gordon L. …
Sentimental journey Hunt High School class reunion of 1943-44 (ddr-csujad-55-2712)
doc Sentimental journey Hunt High School class reunion of 1943-44 (ddr-csujad-55-2712)
This is the last phase of the total program developed for the 1983 Hunt High School Reunion held in Seattle, Washington on June 23 and 24. This pictorial memory book which has been titled The Memoirs, has captured the joys, joviality, nostalgia, and memories of the days that the alumni of Hunt High School were able …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
Selected article titles: "Two Elected Directors of Co-op Board. Run-off Election Needed to Selected 12 More Members" (p. 1), "Civil Service Jobs Re-Open. WRA Plan for Use Of Nisei In Gov't. Jobs Meets Approval" (p. 1), "Naturalization Assured Alien Volunteers In War Powers Act" (p. 1), "New Barracks for WRA Staff Members To Overlook Canal" (p. …
Joseph Frisino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-117)
vh Joseph Frisino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-117)
Male of Italian and Irish descent. Born 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland. Grew up in the countryside outside of Baltimore with his parents, younger sister, and maternal grandmother. Raised Catholic, he attended public schools until graduating in 1936 at age seventeen. Began working for the Baltimore News Post in 1937 until the draft of 1940 when he …
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