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The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 12 (March 20, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-12)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 12 (March 20, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-12)
Selected article titles: "Army Renames Cargo Vessel in Honor of Nisei Hero" (p. 1), "Will Rule on Constitutionality of California Law Barring Alien Japanese Fishermen" (p. 1), "Alien Land Law Judgment Set Aside by Fresno Judge" (p. 2).

Narrator Miyoko Uzaki

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.
Ben Y. Tonooka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-390)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-390)
Nisei male. Born July 17, 1924, in Fowler, California. At an early age, moved with family to Fresno, California. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Transferred to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, after Jerome closed. After leaving camp, lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for …
California Young People's Christian Conference Collection (ddr-densho-341)
Collection California Young People's Christian Conference Collection (ddr-densho-341)
The California Young People's Christian Conference Collection consists of two scrapbooks of clippings, programs and photos from conferences, social activities and events held by the Northern California Young People Christian Conference, the Bay Region Young People's Christian Conference, the Central California Young People's Christian Conference and the Fresno Young People's Fellowship.

Narrator Sat Kuwamoto

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.

Narrator Nori Masuda

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 …

Narrator Kay Ikeda

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.
Eiko Nishihara - Yoshiko Nishihara Interview (ddr-densho-1015-10)
vh Eiko Nishihara - Yoshiko Nishihara Interview (ddr-densho-1015-10)
Nisei females. Eiko Nishihara born June 4, 1926, and Yoshiko Nishihara, born August 17, 1927. Born in Watsonville, California, part of a large family. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. Following World War II, returned to Watsonville, and married two brothers …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 59 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-148)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 59 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-148)
Selected article titles: "War Casualties"; "School Supt. Checks Committee Report"; "Okusako Honored"; "Girl Join WACs"; "Shots Fired Into Home of Fresno Issei Leaders"; "Throw Rock in House"; "Want Ads Today"; "Church Loses Case in Court"; "Investigation Demanded"; "Improvement Club"; "Fire Destroys Hotel in Oakland, California"; "Urge Confiscation of Nisei Ranches."

Narrator Rose Nakagawa

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 …

Narrator Kenji Maruko

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 …
Momoyo Yamamoto, former farm worker in Fresno County (ddr-csujad-14-1)
img Momoyo Yamamoto, former farm worker in Fresno County (ddr-csujad-14-1)
Momoyo Yamamoto, former farm worker in Fresno County, harvesting spinach at Gila River incarceration camp. November 26, 1942. Photo by Francis Stewart. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_001

Narrator Saburo Masada

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.
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 103 (August 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-38)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 103 (August 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-38)
Selected article titles: "On the Other Hand"; "Damages Extensive"; "Refute Charge by Paper, Chieftain"; "Solicitor Blocks Fund from Scholarship Use"; "Warning Given on Draft Evasion"; "Tashirogi, Oyama Win"; "League Tax Status Set"; "More Evacuees Settle in New York Area"; "Potential Menace Still Existing"; "Want Ads"; "Nisei GI's Training in Fresno, California"; "Concealed"; "War Casualties."
Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. Family moved to the Fresno area to avoid going to camp, but was still sent to the Fresno assembly center, California. Was a member of an advance crew that went early to help set up the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas.

(This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage …

Narrator Chico Uyeda

Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. Family moved to the Fresno area to avoid going to camp, but was still sent to the Fresno assembly center, California. Was a member of an advance crew that went early to help set up the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas.

Narrator Ben Y. Tonooka

Nisei male. Born July 17, 1924, in Fowler, California. At an early age, moved with family to Fresno, California. During World War II, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Transferred to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, after Jerome closed. After leaving camp, lived in Cleveland, Ohio, for …

Narrator Kimiko Nakashima

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 …
Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
doc Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
A book order form. Books published by TecCom Productions include: Manzanar, Tule Lake, Rohwer, Heart Mountain, Assembly Center I (Santa Anita, Pomona, Fresno, Tulare, Pinedale, Salinas), Assembly Center II (Turlock, Tanforan, Stockton, Sacramento, Marysville, Portland, Puyallup). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_01_004
Fresno West Side (ddr-csujad-8-13)
doc Fresno West Side (ddr-csujad-8-13)
Oral history interview with Mr. Nori Masuda, Mrs. Masako Inada, Mrs. Fumi Nakajima, and Mrs. Setsu Hirasuna. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Fresno West Side
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 17 (April 24, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-17)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 17 (April 24, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-17)
Selected article titles: "House Group Hears Please for Judd Measure. Witnesses Urge Congress Pass Bill to Give Naturalization Privilege to Japanese Aliens" (p. 1), "ACLU Attacks California Law Barring Japanese Fishermen" (p. 1), "British Columbia Proposes Lifting of Employment Bans On Japanese Canadian Group" (p. 3), "Restrictive Covenant Suit Seeks Nisei Ouster from Fresno Home" (p. …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 78 (October 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-76)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 78 (October 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-76)
Selected article titles: "Resolution Passed to Aid Evacuee Workers: Measure to Promote Amiable Relations" (p. 1), "Education: Post High School Courses Planned" (p. 1), "Scripts Issued: Canteen Opens" (p. 1), "Special Election Will Show Public Opinion on Theatre" (p. 1), "Santa Anita, Fresno Begin Movement" (p. 3), "More About: Nyssa Resolution" (p. 3), "California Voters May …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 15 (October 12, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 15 (October 12, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-41)
Selected article titles: " Masaoka ill, postpones trip to Japan a week" (p. 1), "55 of 65 Nisei public office seekers win in Hawaii primaries" (p. 1), "Tabulate 141,000 Japanese in U.S.; 85,000 in California" (p. 1), "Temporary farm workers continue to arrive by air" (p. 1), "Fresno-born Nisei interprets for Japanese emperor" (p. 2), "One …
Hiroshi Kusakai interview (ddr-csujad-6-16)
doc Hiroshi Kusakai interview (ddr-csujad-6-16)
Oral history interview with Hiroshi Kusakai. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_KUSAKAI_HIROSHI
George Okada interview (ddr-csujad-6-28)
doc George Okada interview (ddr-csujad-6-28)
Oral history interview with George Okada. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_OKADA_GEORGE
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