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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.
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.
Leaving Hood River for Confinement (ddr-densho-409-43)
img Leaving Hood River for Confinement (ddr-densho-409-43)
Four Issei standing in the Dethman's family's yard before leaving Hood River for the Pinedale Assembly Center in Fresno, California. Standing left to right: Junkichi Hachiya, Kashichi Morita, Mototsugu Morita and Masano (Sakakiyama) Morita.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
Notice from E.P. Pullman, Center Manager, Fresno Assembly Center to All Evacuee Residents of the Fresno Assembly Center, August 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-122)
doc Notice from E.P. Pullman, Center Manager, Fresno Assembly Center to All Evacuee Residents of the Fresno Assembly Center, August 3, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-122)
Rules and regulations for detainees at the Fresno Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0124
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.
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
Morita sisters outside Dethman's house the day they left Pinedale Assembly Center (ddr-densho-409-69)
img Morita sisters outside Dethman's house the day they left Pinedale Assembly Center (ddr-densho-409-69)
Morita sisters standing together in the Dethman's family's yard before leaving Hood River for the Pinedale Assembly Center in Fresno, California. Ruth Deloris (Morita) Hidaka is holding Betty Mae (Morita) Shibayama's sholders and Flora Emiko (Morita) Hikada stands to the right. Caption on back: 1942
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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Letter from Kenneth Hori to George, May 29, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2548)
doc Letter from Kenneth Hori to George, May 29, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-2548)
Correspondence from Kenneth Hori to George regarding Kenneth's move to Temporary Assembly Center in Fresno. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2655
Roster of incarcerees leaving from Fresno Assembly Center to Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-55-125)
doc Roster of incarcerees leaving from Fresno Assembly Center to Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-55-125)
List of "evacuees" slated for removal from the Fresno Temporary Assembly Center to the Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0127
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, August 23, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-61)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, August 23, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-61)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell describing food and living conditions in the Fresno Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00065
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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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 …
Graduates from twenty-four high schools in Fresno Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-55-1597)
img Graduates from twenty-four high schools in Fresno Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-55-1597)
Black and white photograph depicting a group of graduates from twenty-four high schools at the Fresno Temporary Assembly Center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1599
Fresno Assembly Center directory, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-859)
doc Fresno Assembly Center directory, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-859)
Directory booklet for the Fresno Temporary Assembly Center. Includes listings for the Center Executive Board, Councils, Section Heads, and the name, number in family, and former city of individual incarcerees. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0861
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell, June 8, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-59)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell, June 8, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-59)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell describing living conditions at the Fresno Assembly Center. Waegell is spelled as Wegella. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00063
Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, September 22, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-62)
doc Letter from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, September 22, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-62)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell. Includes hand drawn map of the route from Fresno Assembly Center to the Jerome incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00066
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 …
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 …
Letter from Mrs. Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, November 9, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-63)
doc Letter from Mrs. Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Margaret Waegell, November 9, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-63)
Handwritten correspondence from Minnie Umeda to Mrs. Waegell describing the train ride from Fresno Assembly Center to the Jerome incarceration camp and living conditions, food, and the environment at the incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00067
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