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Asano Terao Interview II Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-109-23)
vh Asano Terao Interview II Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-109-23)
Reaction to hearing of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors in English …

Asano Terao Interview I Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-108-1)
vh Asano Terao Interview I Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-108-1)
Family background: born in Midorii in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors in English in …

Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 5, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-163)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 5, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-163)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi writes about Masao Okine's visit to his place in Hiroshima, Japan and Masao's bringing the gifts from Seiichi and Tomeyo with him. He also writes of Masao's updates on issues in Hollister, California, where Jokichi used to run …
Letter from Satoko Gyokusen to Mrs. Ayame Okine, July 5, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-290)
doc Letter from Satoko Gyokusen to Mrs. Ayame Okine, July 5, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-290)
A letter from Satoko Gyokusen in Hiroshima, Japan to her relative, Ayame Okine. She laments about the difficulties of her life in post-war Japan. The letter is resealed with the tape, "OPENED BY MIL. CEN. CIVIL MAILS," and stamped with "C.C.D. J-4408" by the Civil Censorship Detachment. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Letters from Jokichi and Yaeko Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, July 29, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-222)
doc Letters from Jokichi and Yaeko Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, July 29, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-222)
Contains two letters and one envelope mailed by Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. The letters are written by Yaeko Nakano and Jokichi Yamanaka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_61_001-003
Letters from Megumi Sasaki, Naoji Okine, Miyuki Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-243)
doc Letters from Megumi Sasaki, Naoji Okine, Miyuki Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-243)
Contains three letters to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine from his relatives in Hiroshima Japan and one envelope. The letters are written by Megumi Sasaki, Naoji Okine, and Miyuki Okine and enclosed in the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_74_001-004
Letters from Naoji Oine and Setsu Tamaki to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 17, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-220)
doc Letters from Naoji Oine and Setsu Tamaki to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 17, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-220)
Contains two letters and one envelope. The letters are written by Naoji Okine and Setsu Tamaki in Hiroshima, Japan. Both letters are enclosed in the same envelope and mailed to Seiichi Okine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_59_001-003
Letters from Itsuko Nakatomi and Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, February 25, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-258)
doc Letters from Itsuko Nakatomi and Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, February 25, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-258)
Contains two letters to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine along with an envelope. The letters are written by Itsuko Nakatomi and Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan respectively and enclosed into the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_88_001-003
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-150)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-150)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He updates Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine on the Sasakis and the Nakanos in Japan. This letter is mailed by Masao Okine from Japan via San Francisco by U.S. Army Postal Service. The handwritten notes on the backside of the …
[Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album] (ddr-csujad-5-305)
img [Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album] (ddr-csujad-5-305)
A family photo album compiled by Dorothy Ai Aoki, who is a Nisei daughter born to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Includes photographs depicting her family's life in California before the war, their incarceration in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, and reestablishment in California after the war. Also includes photographs of the family members in Hiroshima, Japan, …
Messages between Tomosuke Masukawa in the Poston in Arizona and Hidetaro Myoren in Hiroshima, Japan, October 29, 1942-September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-545)
doc Messages between Tomosuke Masukawa in the Poston in Arizona and Hidetaro Myoren in Hiroshima, Japan, October 29, 1942-September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-545)
Messages exchanged between Tomosuke Masukawa at the Poston camp in Arizona and his father-in-law, Hidetaro Myoren, in Hiroshima, Japan. The original message informed Hidetaro of the safety of Tomosuke's family in the camp. The reply message informed of deaths of Hidetaro and Kazuko Myoren. The two messages were exchanged with the assistance of the Red Cross, …
Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-28)
img Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-28)
Roy Matsumoto's maternal grandparents. When Roy went to Japan, his maternal grandfather had already passed away. Roy did not have the privilege of meeting him, but enjoyed living with his grandmother, Tomi, for several winters. Roy's maternal grandfather, Shinjiro Kimura, was a famous fencing instructor for Lord Asano of Hiroshima. As a samurai, he engaged in …
Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, October 23, 1951 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-292)
doc Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, October 23, 1951 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-292)
A letter from Megumi and Yukie Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to their uncle and aunt Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. They thank the Okines for the gift of clothes and that through altering the clothes they were able to get their children dressed. The arrival date of the letter, November 17, 1951, is recorded on the backside …
Letter from Tsukiyo Okasako to Mr. S, Seichi Okine, February 16, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-241)
doc Letter from Tsukiyo Okasako to Mr. S, Seichi Okine, February 16, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-241)
A letter from Tsukiyo Okasako in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi Okine. She is presumably one of the neighbors in Seiichi Okine's hometown. She thanks him for the gifts including 4 lbs of sugar, safety pins, needles, thread, clothes, and towels which are scarce in Japan. She informs that Jokichi Yamanaka brought the gifts to her. She …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-257)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-257)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He informs of the arrival of the package of gifts from Seiichi and lists the items shared among the Sasakis, the Nakanos, Tsukiyo Okasako, and the Yamanakas. The items include: sugar, towels, cloth, sewing threads, safety pins, sewing needles, …
Letter from Satoru [Sasaki] to Seiichi Okine, November 7, 1951 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-272)
doc Letter from Satoru [Sasaki] to Seiichi Okine, November 7, 1951 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-272)
A letter from Satoru Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. The letter includes general correspondence, informing of his family's well being. Entering the rice harvest season, he has been busy harvesting in the golden paddy fields. He wishes to meet the Okines sometime. The arrival date of the letter, December 7 is recorded. …
Letter from Haruto Okine to Seiichi Okine, August 26, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-247)
doc Letter from Haruto Okine to Seiichi Okine, August 26, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-247)
A letter from Haruto Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. Haruto regrets not being able to give Jokichi Yamanaka a farewell gift since Jokichi had already left for the U.S. when Haruto heard of it. He requests wool yarns for his children, Miyoko, Harumi, and Mitsuo, and some seeds of beans for his …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, September 12, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-218)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, September 12, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-218)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi congratulates on the Okines' grandchild and includes updates on issues of his family, the Sasaki family, and the Nakano family in Japan. He also describes high inflation in post-war Japan, listing high prices of food and other necessities. …
Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, August 27, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-219)
doc Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, August 27, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-219)
A letter from Kamekichi Nakano in Japan to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. Kamekichi thanks Seiichi for the gifts brought by Jokichi Yamanaka, including sugar and ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], as there is a scarcity of food in Japan. He describes Masao's visit when he was stationed in Japan and his wishes to meet the Okines', with hopes …
Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
doc Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
A letter from Natue Okine in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes that they are going to start harvesting wheat soon in Japan. She thanks for the cloth that Tomeyo sent to her and informs her that she has made her clothes by using it. In the letter, …
Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, [May?] 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-246)
doc Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, [May?] 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-246)
A letter from Natsue Okine in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She updates on her life, the barley harvest, and that she will start planting rice soon. She also shares appreciation for the gift of winter clothes from the Okines and looks forward to the winter to wear the clothes. The arrival date …
Letter from Kamekichi and Sueno Nakano to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, June [9?] 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-251)
doc Letter from Kamekichi and Sueno Nakano to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, June [9?] 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-251)
A letter from Kamekichi and Sueno Nakano in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. The letter is singed by both Kamekichi and Sueno, but it appears that it is written by Sueno Nakano. In the letter, Sueno notes that her requested items have arrived and thanks the Okines for them. She has shared tobacco and …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, May 17, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-256)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, May 17, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-256)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. He thanks the Okines for the letter, the tobacco, and ajinomoto brought by the Nakano family. He also thanks Hatsuno Hotty Befu for the gifts. He informs that his daughter, Fumiko, has left for the U.S., but it is not clear when he …
Sueno and Sawako [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-10)
Sueno and Sawako [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-10)
A photograph of Sueno Nakano at age 53 and her second daughter, Sawako Nakano, at age 15. The photograph is addressed to Sueno's brogher-in-law, Seiichi Okine. It is taken by Hisashi Tonen in Hiroshima, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_005
Letter from Toshio Tamaoi [?] to Mrs. Seiichi Okine, December 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-254)
doc Letter from Toshio Tamaoi [?] to Mrs. Seiichi Okine, December 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-254)
A letter from Toshio Tamaoi in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. The letter is mailed by Kenjiro Okine. In the letter, he thanks Seiichi for the gifts and laments about the high inflation in post-war Japan. He also asks about Kimie Tanimoto who recently left for the U.S. and includes updates on his …
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