vh James Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-220)
Nisei male. Born October 30, 1926, in small town of Thomas, Washington, on family farm. Attended school in Auburn, Washington, before being removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Idaho, and was subsequently joined by family. Postwar, became a social anthropologist, and later became only the …
vh Roy Ebihara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-222)
Nisei male. Born January 11, 1934, in Clovis, New Mexico, where father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. On January 19, 1942, officials rounded up all of the Japanese Americans in Clovis and removed them from the town without warning in the middle of the night in response to an angry mob of townspeople who were …
img A boy dressed as a lieutenant (ddr-densho-298-153)
Caption in album: "My Nephew. He frist saw day in Topaz, May 13, 1945. First year was spent in Denver. I first met him in July, 1947. Here he is: Dressed as his Uncle John as a Lieutenant of the US Army."
img Grandfather and grandson on a teeter-totter (ddr-densho-298-149)
Caption in album: "Denver, June 1946. Dad & grandson enjoying a teeter-totter ride in City Park."
img Two men and three children at a park (ddr-densho-298-178)
Caption in album: "Yammy, Mr. Yoshikawa, Gil, and little friends."
vh George Fujimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-223)
Nisei male. Born January 13, 1920 in Colusa, California. Raised in Ault, Colorado, where family operated produce and sugar beet farm. Assumed responsibility for farm at age 15 when father suffered debilitating accident. Drafted into Army in 1942. After basic training in Camp Robinson, Arkansas, transferred to Fort Riley, Kansas. Attended second basic training in Camp …
vh Bob Y. Sakata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-216)
Nisei male. Born April 15, 1926 in Alameda, California. Spent childhood in Alameda where family operated 10-acre farm. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Resettled in Brighton, Colorado, and resumed farming. Along with wife and son, owns and operates Sakata Farms, currently one of the top produce growers in the country.
vh Yae Aihara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-221)
Nisei female. Born August 18, 1925 in Tacoma, Washington. Raised in Seattle, Washington, where family operated a grocery store. Attended Washington Grammar School and Garfield High School in Seattle. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was arrested by the FBI and sent to Missoula internment camp, Montana. Family was removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, …
doc Copy of letter to James Markham, Alien Property Custodian, from James Omura (ddr-densho-122-828)
Responding to accusations against Omura and Rocky Shimpo as promoting resistance to the draft
doc Clipping from front page of Rocky Shimpo (ddr-densho-122-780)
Selected articles: letter to the Editor re: JACL actions, Two Resister Change Minds, Sentinel asks Help to Dissuade Draft Protestors
doc Clipping from front page of Rocky Shimpo (ddr-densho-122-781)
Selected articles: Drive opens to Ban Japanese from Buying Land, Proud to Have Privilege to Fight Beside Nisei, Iowa Soldiers Declare, LaGuardia Protests Plan to Send Nisei to New York
doc "High Court's Actions Ends Effort to Get Ruling on Evacuees' Draft Status" (ddr-densho-122-363)
Article in The Colorado Times
img James Omura standing before Voluntary Headquarters, Pacific Coast Evacuee Placement Bureau (ddr-densho-122-684)
Caption: Evacuee Placement Bureau, Denver, Colo. Spring 1942
doc Copy of letter to Paul Nakadate from James Omura (ddr-densho-122-827)
Re: activities of groups working in Denver in support of the Fair Play Committee and Omura's support
doc Clipping from front page of Rocky Shimpo (ddr-densho-122-782)
Selected articles: Fair Play Draft Stand challenged by Lawyer, Fair Play Draft Resisters Plan Citizenship Plea, Editor Rejects Heart Mountain Council Request
doc Clipping from front page of Rocky Shimpo (ddr-densho-122-783)
Selected articles: Civil Liberties Union reject Request by Fair Play Committee, Fair Play Group to Continue fight, Amache Petition Reported Still Being Considered
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-318)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto from Sadame Nomi in which she details events in her life in Denver. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
doc Postcard to Yuri Domoto from Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-356-317)
Postcard to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her sister Wakako Domoto in which Wakako lets her sister know she is sending her a pair of shoes. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
doc Christmas Card to Yuri Domoto from Yuki Kamayatsu (ddr-densho-356-304)
Christmas card to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yuki Kamayatsu. Inside the card is a message to Yuri about life in Denver and a plan to see each other soon. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
doc Christmas Card to Yuri Domoto (ddr-densho-356-371)
Christmas card to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.