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Kay Matsuoka Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-48-40)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-48-40)
Returning to Fresno, California, after the war: struggling with illness and making a living
Miyoko Uzaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-156)
vh Miyoko Uzaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-156)
Nisei female. Born January 15, 1920, in Fresno, California. Grew up in the Fresno area where parents farmed grapes. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Fresno.
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-111-12)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-111-12)
Participating in the Buddhist temple in Fresno, California (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-111-14)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-111-14)
Life in Fresno, California: raising children and learning English (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Saburo Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-157)
vh Saburo Masada Interview (ddr-manz-1-157)
Nisei male. Born April 1, 1930, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Caruthers, California, where parents leased a vineyard. During World War II, sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived in Ogden, Utah, and become a minister. Eventually returned to California.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-297)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-297)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-296)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-296)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-299)
img Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-299)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-300)
img Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-300)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-298)
img Scenery from a bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-298)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus left from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-292)
img Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-292)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-294)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-294)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-295)
img Bus headed to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-295)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-293)
img Campers boarding the bus to summer camp (ddr-densho-336-293)
The 1970s Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camps. The bus was leaving from the Japanese Congregational Church in Fresno, California.
Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
vh Kimiko Nakashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-116)
Nisei female. Born November 27, 1919, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived and worked for a time in Utah before eventually returning to ...
Sat Kuwamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-7)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-7)
Nisei male. Born February 25, 1922, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Fresno, where parents ran several retail stores. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, graduated from the Missouri School of Mines. Returned to Fresno after World War II.

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Fresno Grapevine Collection (ddr-densho-190)
Collection Fresno Grapevine Collection (ddr-densho-190)
This collection consists of issues of the Fresno Grapevine, which was the newspaper for the Fresno Assembly Center, California, open from May 8, 1942, to June 29, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Nori Masuda Interview (ddr-densho-1010-10)
vh Nori Masuda Interview (ddr-densho-1010-10)
Nisei male. Born September 11, 1916, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Fresno in Chinatown, where the city's Chinese and Japanese communities were concentrated. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp to work for Seabrook Farms, New Jersey. Enlisted in the military and served ...
Doris Nitta Interview (ddr-manz-1-108)
vh Doris Nitta Interview (ddr-manz-1-108)
Nisei female. Born December 28, 1929, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to California.
Kay Ikeda Interview (ddr-densho-1010-11)
vh Kay Ikeda Interview (ddr-densho-1010-11)
Nisei female. Born 1922 in Fresno, California, where parents owned a tofu shop. Mother passed away prior to World War II giving birth to twin girls. Married prior to the war. Removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Fresno.

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Emi Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1015-6)
vh Emi Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1015-6)
Nisei female. Born October 3, 1919, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Watsonville, California, helping on family's strawberry farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Salinas Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After World War II, returned to Watsonville.
Testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-densho-67-255)
doc Testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura (ddr-densho-67-255)
Written testimony of Teimei Tim Okimura, born in Florin, California. Incarcerated in the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Kenji Maruko Interview (ddr-densho-1010-8)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview (ddr-densho-1010-8)
Sansei male. Born December 13, 1920, in Fresno, California. Father was born in Hawaii, mother was born in Japan. Grew up in Fresno, where parents ran a successful bicycle shop and general store. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty ...
Rose Nakagawa Interview (ddr-densho-1010-9)
vh Rose Nakagawa Interview (ddr-densho-1010-9)
Nisei female. Born May 7, 1915, in Auburn, Washington. Mother died at a young age, and was adopted by aunt and her family. Grew up in Washington state before moving to Fresno, California. Married and had a child before World War II, then removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After ...
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.
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