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Families leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-771)
img Families leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-771)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Shown here is a young miss, dressed in her Sunday best, waiting with the family possessions while her mother makes final arrangements for boarding the train. Scenes at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad depot, Granada, Colorado, as 170 evacuees from the Amache Center entrain for their ...
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 4 No. 85 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-171)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 4 No. 85 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-171)
Selected article titles: "WACC Recruiter is On Project" (p. 1), "Red Cross Meeting" (p. 1), "Language School... Aliens, Citizens May Apply For Entrance" (p. 1), "Local High School Tutors Pool Books For Library" (p. 1), "Citizen Female Registration is Being Held At Old Canteen" (p. 1), "U.C. Club Rally is Cancelled" (p. 1), "1050 Pigs ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 9 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-10)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 9 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-10)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Defies Nazis, Saves U.S. Major" (p. 1), "Japanese Americans First to Storm Cassino" (p. 1), "Restoration of Rights Sought by Granadans" (p. 2), "50 Thousand Evacuees May Not Return to California, Believes S.F. Chronicle Writer" (p. 2), "Granada Evacuees Plead Guilty to Draft Evasion" (p. 2), "Chicago Sun Sees Economic ...
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4312 (May 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-25)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4312 (May 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-25)
Selected article titles: "Relocation for Parolees Speeded Up"; "Nisei Wife Refuses to Drop Citizenship, Sues for Divorce"; "Refuse to Work With U.S. Japanese"; "Schools Censor Pages on Japan"; "Delay of Evacuees' Return Urged"; "Memorial Service to be Held for Pfc. Frank Kanda"; "Japanese-German Marriage Headed Toward Court"; "'The Democratic Way of Life for All'"; "WRA ...
Min Tonai Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-302)
vh Min Tonai Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-302)
Nisei male. Born February 6, 1929, in San Pedro, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father ran several successful stores. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp returned to California to attend school. Served in Korea and ...
WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-1)
img WRA resettlement image (ddr-densho-7-1)
Original WRA caption: Mrs. George Isoda (left) and Mrs. Masumi Kaneko (right) are preparing supper for their husbands in the kitchen of their large Milwaukee home. The Isodas lived in Los Angeles and came to Milwaukee from the Granada Relocation Center. The Kanekos were from Seattle, and lived at the Hunt Relocation Center before coming to ...
Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 11 (ddr-densho-156-212)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 11 (ddr-densho-156-212)
Article titles: "Marysville Assembly Center Manger Now at Assembly Center Near Portland"; "Japs Made Own Arrest During Northern Hotel Fire"; "Approximately 5000 Japanese Will be Left in Tulare County"; "Loafing is a Crime These Days"; "Variety of Crops in at Newell Center"; "Condemnation Suits Started on Land for Granada Jap Center"; "Seeks Japanese Crop Aid"; "Workmen ...

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. After ...
Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
vh Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
Yonsei male. Born March 28, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Following the war, became a counselor in the public school system in Los Angeles. Active in a number of community causes including ...
Nancy K. Araki Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-357)
vh Nancy K. Araki Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-357)
Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

(This material is based upon ...

Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
doc Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
Personal letter written from Santa Anita Assembly Center. Yoshioka discusses the start of "movement to Relocation Centers," naming Parker Dam; Wyoming; Granada, Colorado; Arkansas; and Gila, Arizona, along with locations from which people are being removed, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, and other Southern California locations. He also mentions that his family has ...
Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 23 (ddr-densho-156-240)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 23 (ddr-densho-156-240)
Article titles: "Enemy Aliens in West to Get Travel Permits"; "Classification of Japanese"; "Japanese Laborers Sought at Red Lodge"; "Japanese Start Arriving at Granada, Colo., Camp"; "Cody Evacuee Center Has First Death"; "Western Montana May Use 900 Japs in Beet Harvest"; "Defense Office Will Handle Alien Passes"; "Official Urges Regimenting of Japanese on Farms"; "Other Jap ...

Narrator Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto

Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration ...
David Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-5)
vh David Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-5)
Nisei male. Born December 21, 1929, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove where father owned and operator a shoe sales and repair business. During World War II, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to California as a high school student. Mr. Matsuoka passed away ...
Ernest Uno Interview (ddr-densho-1007-7)
vh Ernest Uno Interview (ddr-densho-1007-7)
Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, with family. Volunteered for the army, and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any ...

Thomas Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-297)
vh Thomas Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-297)
Nisei male. Born August 4, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived briefly in Illinois before returning to California.

(This material is based upon work ...

Nancy K. Araki Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-305)
vh Nancy K. Araki Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-305)
Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

(This material is based upon ...

An Oral History with Woodrow Odanaka (ddr-csujad-29-14)
av An Oral History with Woodrow Odanaka (ddr-csujad-29-14)
Impressions of a Nisei concerning pre-World War II family produce business in Los Angeles, California; removal to Santa Anita Assembly Center in California, and the Granada incarceration camp in Colorado; wartime college experiences in Minnesota; and Army military intelligence duties in the Philippines and occupied Japan. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral ...
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 23 (April 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-203)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 5 No. 23 (April 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-203)
Selected article titles: "Northern Colorado, Denver Reaches Saturation Point" (p. 1), "Disposal Pits to be Dug For Clean-up Day" (p. 1), "Granada Adopts Ordinances" (p. 1), "Largest Group Leaves Project" (p. 1), "No Authority Yet to Freeze Farm Workers: Assurance Given By Choate" (p. 1), "Sunday Papers Now Sold at 29" (p. 1), "An Editorial: Let ...
Digest of Information No. 13 (ddr-densho-156-385)
doc Digest of Information No. 13 (ddr-densho-156-385)
Section titles: "Conference Opens Monday"; "Heart Mountain Center Opens"; "2,319 Seek Repatriation"; "Relocation Projects to be Military Areas"; "Magazine Articles Published"; "Relocation Postoffices Named"; "Name Project Medical Center"; "Railroad Asks 500 Workers"; "Gila Memo Awaits Final Signature"; "Housel to Denver"; "To Analyze Subsistence Costs"; "Japanese File Protest"; "Jobs Offered in Chicago Area"; "Project Medical Guide ...
Kay Uno Kaneko - Hana Shepard - Mae Matsuzaki Interview (ddr-densho-1007-8)
vh Kay Uno Kaneko - Hana Shepard - Mae Matsuzaki Interview (ddr-densho-1007-8)
Nisei females, sisters. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, before World War II. During the war, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, so family could be reunited with father. The sisters had several brothers who served in the U ...
Kenji Taguma Interview (ddr-densho-122-28)
vh Kenji Taguma Interview (ddr-densho-122-28)
Sansei male, born 1969. Editor for the Nichi Bei Times, the oldest Japanese American bilingual newspaper in northern California. Son of a draft resister from Granada concentration camp. Attended California State University at Sacramento and became involved in civil rights activism.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the ...

Min Tonai Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-354)
vh Min Tonai Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-354)
Nisei male. Born February 6, 1929, in San Pedro, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father ran several successful stores. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp returned to California to attend school. Served in Korea and ...
Letter from Jane Harino to Rev. Wendell [L.] Miller, circa 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-7)
doc Letter from Jane Harino to Rev. Wendell [L.] Miller, circa 1942 (ddr-csujad-20-7)
Personal letter states that she is going to Jerome, Arkansas rather than to Granada, a change that pleases her because "there's a certain someone in Jerome - We're both so very happy"; also mentions passes for Miller [and Mrs. Miller?] as well as for the Reverend and Mrs. Clay, and asks that Miller help her ...
Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
img Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Not all the center residents will return to their former homes. Many have found permanent "relocation" in the sandy soil on which the tar paper barracks were hurriedly erected. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942 ...
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