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Letter from Naoji Okine to Seiichi Okine, December 13, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-266)
doc Letter from Naoji Okine to Seiichi Okine, December 13, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-266)
A letter from Naoji Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother, Seiichi Okine. He informs that Seiichi's gifts have been brought by Kenji Okine, including milk, sugar, and soap bars, and appreciates his support. He asks about prices in the U.S. as short supply drives prices high in Japan. He thinks back of his life in …
Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
doc Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
Contains three letters written from the Okine's in Japan to Mr. Seiichi Okine along with an envelope. The three letters are written by Naoji Okine, Miyuki Okine, and Miyoko Okine respectively, and enclosed in the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_81_001-004
[Natsue, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-8)
img [Natsue, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-8)
A wedding photograph of Natsue at age 20 and her husband at age 27 dressing in kimono. Natsue is a daughter of Seiichi Okine's brother, Naoji Okine. The photograph is taken in Hiroshima, Japan on April 20, 1951 and mailed to Seiichi Okine in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Letters from Jokichi and Fumiko Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, July, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-206)
doc Letters from Jokichi and Fumiko Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, July, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-206)
Contains two Japanese letters, one English letter, and one envelope. All three letters are enclosed in the envelope and mailed from Hiroshima, Japan. Letters are written by Jokichi Yamanaka and Fumiko Yamanaka, addressing their relatives, Seiichi Okine and Makoto Okine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_45_001-004
[Satoru and Yaeko Sasaki, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-7)
[Satoru and Yaeko Sasaki, wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-7)
A wedding photograph of Satoru and Yaeko Sasaki dressing in kimono. The photograph is taken in Hiroshima, Japan on December 27, 1949 and mailed to Seiichi Okine in Los Angeles, California. The arrival date, February 24, 1950, is noted on the backside. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_001
Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, [February?], 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-255)
doc Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, [February?], 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-255)
A letter from Sueno Nakano in Hiroshima, Japan to her sister, Tomeyo Okine. The letter is mailed under her husband's name, Kamekichi Nakano. In the letter, Sueno laments her struggles and grieves for the losses of Sunada family members [Tomeyo and Sueno's parent's family]. In losing their four brothers, Sueno takes over the responsibilities for the …
Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
doc Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
A letter from Fusako Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about the package of gifts from the Okines and appreciates their help. The package arrived on May 29, 1948 and included cloth, clothes, a sweater, sugar, soap bars, candies, tobacco, and medicines which are scarce in post-war Japan. She laments about …
Letter from Joikichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, April 13, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-242)
doc Letter from Joikichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, April 13, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-242)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law, Seichi Okine. Jokichi Yamanaka updates on his family noting that his his daughter Tomomi graduated from school and works as an interpreter at the U.S. military camp, Camp Kure. Mr. Nakano's house construction starts on April 14 and 15 and he is going to help …
Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
doc Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
Contains two letters and one envelope. Both letters are written by Jokichi Yamanaka and addressed to his nephew, Masao Okine and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine and are enclosed in the same envelope. It appears that he mailed them to his daughter's place and his daughter forwarded his letters to the Okine's address. See …
Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Seiichi Okine, June 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-245)
doc Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Seiichi Okine, June 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-245)
A letter from Megumi and Yukie Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi Okine. It appears to be written by Yukie Sasaki. She informs that she has received his letter on June 18 and package on June 21. She lists the items received including pairs of pants, shirts, shoes, socks, candles, sugar, threads, a comb, and white …
Letter from Tsukiyo Okasako to Seiichi Okine, July 1, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-282)
doc Letter from Tsukiyo Okasako to Seiichi Okine, July 1, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-282)
A letter from Tsukiyo Okasako in Hiroshima, Japan to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She thanks them for the gift and updates them briefly on her immediate family, including her mother and two sons. She also writes about Jokichi Yamanaka who is going to return to the U.S. once his reentry permit is …
Letter from Haruto Okine to Mr. Seichi Okine, January 29, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-240)
doc Letter from Haruto Okine to Mr. Seichi Okine, January 29, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-240)
A letter from Haruto Okine in Hiroshima, Japan, to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. The letter is mailed by Naoji Okine, Seiichi's brother. In the letter, Haruto thanks Seiichi Okine for the gifts and gives congratulations to Masao Okine on his new baby. He hopes that Seiichi will return to Japan someday when Japan rebuilds from the …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, January 20, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-249)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, January 20, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-249)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi expresses his gratitude for the gifts that were sent by his niece, Hatsuno Hotty Befu. He explains that while the gifts from Seiichi mainly include clothing, he is often running out of food in Japan and is thus …
Letter from Kenjiro Okine to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 21, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-234)
doc Letter from Kenjiro Okine to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 21, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-234)
A letter from Kenjiro Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He is thankful to the Okines for the letter and gift package. He lists the items included: raisins, candies, towels, ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], and salt. It appears that he has been craving sugar but sugar wasn't included. The letter …
Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
doc Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
A letter from Minoru Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. He thanks Seiichi for the gift, including ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], sugar, candies, and pencils. He describes the shortages of basic necessities in Japan and states that all children under age 8 do not know the real taste of sugar. He also expresses his …
Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
doc Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. This letter is mailed by Masao Okine, who is stationed as a Nisei soldier in Japan, via the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Jokichi informs Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine that Masao Okine brought their letters and gifts …
Atomic bomb dome (ddr-densho-107-39)
img Atomic bomb dome (ddr-densho-107-39)
Looking toward Genbaku Dome (atomic bomb dome) located near the epicenter of atomic destruction of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. This building was a commercial exhibition hall. Roy Matsumoto's mother and other members of his family lived two blocks from this dome.
Family photo (ddr-densho-107-26)
img Family photo (ddr-densho-107-26)
Left to right: Wakaji Matsumoto (Roy Matsumoto's father), Shizue (younger sister), Tei (mother), Harue (older sister), Isao (younger brother), and Takeshi. (younger brother).
Siblings (ddr-densho-107-27)
img Siblings (ddr-densho-107-27)
All of Roy Matsumoto's siblings were born in the United States, but went to live in Japan. Left to right: (in chronological order) Takeshi, Tsutomu, Noboru, Harue, Isao, and Shizue.
Storefront (ddr-densho-113-6)
img Storefront (ddr-densho-113-6)
The Uyeda family operated this store out of their home.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-113-16)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-113-16)
Portrait of the Uyeda family in front of their home in Japan. Front row (L to R): Kimiye, unknown, Tetsu, Masato. Second row (L to R): Tsunematsu, Masajiro, unknown.
Elementary school class photo (ddr-densho-113-9)
img Elementary school class photo (ddr-densho-113-9)
Second row, 7th from the left: Tetsumasa Uyeda, Fumi's second oldest brother. He died in 1936.
Family home in Japan (ddr-densho-113-5)
img Family home in Japan (ddr-densho-113-5)
This home belonged to the Uyeda family. (L to R): Masato Uyeda, Yorito Uyeda, Yoichi Uyeda.
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