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Narrator Connie Thorson Chandler

White female. Born 1938 in Denver, Colorado. Father worked for the Bureau of Reclamation at the time WWII broke out, so family lived in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, in 1942. Mrs. Chandler was a child at the time, and attended elementary school in Minidoka. Moved to Twin Falls for junior high and high school years before …

Narrator Harry K. Yoshikawa

Nisei male. Born June 26, 1922, in Montebello, California. Grew up in California, spending a short time in Japan prior to World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved to Denver, Colorado, during the "voluntary evacuation" period designated by the U.S. government. Arrested after refusing to report for military service after being drafted. Tried …

Narrator Toyoko Okumura

Nisei female. Born October 14, 1916, in Gardena, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. In response to the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to Tule Lake segregation center with family, and expatriated to Japan. Worked in Japan for the U.S. government and …
T.K. Pharmacy Collection (ddr-densho-319)
Collection T.K. Pharmacy Collection (ddr-densho-319)
The T.K. Pharmacy Collection consists of letters, invoices, and other documents related to the daily business of a Japanese American owned and run pharmacy in Denver, Colorado during the 1940s. Many of the letters and orders come from Japanese and Japanese Americans incarcerated in the 10 WRA concentration camps. Requests range from sake to art supplies …

Narrator Eddie M. Inaba

Nisei male. Born May 9, 1917, in Walnut Grove, California. Parents worked at Canal Ranch, an agricultural community, where they grew produce for Libby, McNeill & Libby. Parents also owned and ran a bar in Walnut Grove. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. …

Narrator George Koshi

Kibei male. Born June 16, 1911, in Greeley, Colorado. Raised in Denver, Colorado, until the age of five. Sent to Japan for schooling in 1917 and returned to the U.S. at the age of seventeen. Continued his education to eventually become the first Nikkei attorney in the state of Colorado. Drafted into the U.S. Army in …

Narrator June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk

Nisei female. Born October 17, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, and was involved at an early age with traditional Japanese dancing and stage performance. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, family resettled in Denver, …

Narrator Nobuko Miyake-Stoner

Japanese female. Born Feburary 10, 1952, in Hiroshima, Japan. Descendant of survivors of the atomic bombing in 1945. Father was a kamikaze pilot during World War II who was unable to fulfill his mission due to the war's end. Nobuko attended the Hiroshima Jogakuin, a missionary school established for young women. Graduated with an M.A. in …
1966 Graduates celebration program (ddr-densho-338-154)
doc 1966 Graduates celebration program (ddr-densho-338-154)
The program for an event celebrating graduates who were members of the JACL.
Ticket to Cat Ballou (ddr-densho-338-218)
doc Ticket to Cat Ballou (ddr-densho-338-218)
A ticket for the Cat Ballou world premier benefit of the Larry Tajiri Memorial Fund.
Letter from Audrey Meadows to Larry Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-161)
doc Letter from Audrey Meadows to Larry Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-161)
A letter from Audrey Meadows thanking Larry Tajiri for his "nice coverage" of her work.
Newspaper clipping (ddr-densho-338-151)
doc Newspaper clipping (ddr-densho-338-151)
Guyo Tajiri and Gov. John Love at the 6th annual Larry Tajiri Awards banquet.
Phi Beta Kappa certificate (ddr-densho-338-477)
doc Phi Beta Kappa certificate (ddr-densho-338-477)
Guyo Tajiri's University of Colordao Phi Beta Kappa certificate.
1965 Graduates celebration program (ddr-densho-338-158)
doc 1965 Graduates celebration program (ddr-densho-338-158)
The program for an event celebrating graduates who were members of the JACL.
Invoice from Carter Products, Inc. (ddr-densho-319-496)
doc Invoice from Carter Products, Inc. (ddr-densho-319-496)
Invoices for liver and nervine pill purchases made by T.K. Pharmacy from Carter Products, Inc.