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Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-664)
img Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-664)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai’s maternal relative’s daughter standing in front of wood fence.
Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-667)
img Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-667)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai’s paternal cousin Ataru Sakai’s wife standing on far right of frame, holding one of her children, with her other child standing in front of her. The other two women and child are unidentified.
Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-575)
img Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-575)
Black and white photographic print of Hiroshima with a large building in right foreground.
Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-665)
img Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-665)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai’s paternal relatives posing, with six unidentified adults and five children, one child seated on group’s far left.
Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-668)
img Visit to Hiroshima (ddr-one-2-668)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai’s paternal relatives, five unidentified adults and five children, posing for picture at Hiroshima train station to see Shiuko off back to Tokyo.
Hitsukuri garden (ddr-densho-357-507)
img Hitsukuri garden (ddr-densho-357-507)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Rear garden of Hitsukuri, Home of Mr. Kinoshita."
Mr. Tamotani (ddr-densho-357-506)
img Mr. Tamotani (ddr-densho-357-506)
Mr. Tamotani sits on a rock with two unnamed children.
Tadaichi Yoshioka's family (ddr-densho-357-690)
img Tadaichi Yoshioka's family (ddr-densho-357-690)
Tadaichi Yoshioka was adopted, but his birth family, the Kinoshita's, remained in Japan. Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Tadaichi Yoshioka's real brother and sister."
Miss Tamura (ddr-densho-357-573)
img Miss Tamura (ddr-densho-357-573)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Miss Tamura of Hiroshima."
Hiroshima Nikkei Club (ddr-csujad-29-250)
img Hiroshima Nikkei Club (ddr-csujad-29-250)
Group photograph of Hiroshima Nikkei Club. Photograph inscription: "Top row, 2nd from left Bill Rokumoto, who died in the Hiroshima nuclear bombing. Ruby Sakoda Row 2, second from right with Susie and Betty Niko. May Sakoda, Row 1, second from left. Hiroshima Nikkei Club members with Rev. Huckabee. James M. Sakoda, Row 1, right end." See …

Narrator Izumi Hirano

Kibei male. Born February 25, 1929, in Hilo, Hawaii. At the age of four, moved to Japan, where family operated a farm. Attended school in Japan during World War II. Was in school in Hiroshima when the United States dropped the atomic bomb in 1945. Survived the bombing along with mother and brother. In 1949, returned …

Narrator Jack Dairiki

Kibei male. Born December 25, 1930 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento where parents ran a hotel. In 1941, traveled to Japan with father to Japan, then could not return to the United States because of impending war. Was living in Hiroshima when the United States dropped the atomic bomb in 1945. Returned to the …
Asano Terao Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-108)
vh Asano Terao Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-108)
Issei female. Born 1897 in Hiroshima, Japan. Graduated from Shintoku Jikka Girls' High School. Married Mr. Shizuto Terao, an Issei who returned to Japan temporarily from the U.S., through an arranged marriage, and immigrated to the U.S. Lived in Seattle until they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to stay with her cousin in the spring …
Asano Terao Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-109)
vh Asano Terao Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-109)
Issei female. Born 1897 in Hiroshima, Japan. Graduated from Shintoku Jikka Girls' High School. Married Mr. Shizuto Terao, an Issei who returned to Japan temporarily from the U.S., through an arranged marriage, and immigrated to the U.S. Lived in Seattle until they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to stay with her cousin in the spring …
Photograph and article regarding Japanese University of Bonn professor (ddr-njpa-4-856)
doc Photograph and article regarding Japanese University of Bonn professor (ddr-njpa-4-856)
Article [translation]: "Takuaki Matsumoto talks about German withdrawal from League of Nations. Dr. Matsumoto, who is from Hiroshima and has many acquaintances there, spoke on board a ship as follows: 'Japan has been internationally isolated wince its withdrawal from the league, but I want to introduce the true Japan to the educated class in Germany. Germany …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 23 (December 8, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-49)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 23 (December 8, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-49)
Selected article titles: "Chicago Nisei [Lieutenant] Finds Mother, Brother Alive in Atom-Bombed City of Hiroshima" (p. 1), "Anti-Nisei Boycott Dropped By Los Angeles Market Union" (p. 1), "Child Found Murdered at Tule Lake Camp" (p. 1), "Japan Occupation Ineffective Without Nisei GIs, Says Moore" (p. 1), "Repatriates Permitted to Take Securities Back to Japan" (p. 2), …

Narrator Tadashi Sakuma

Nisei male. Born May 20, 1913, in Hiroshima, Japan, and immigrated to the United States at the age of eleven. Lived on Bainbridge Island, Washington. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, later transferring to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived in Moses Lake, Washington, for a time before …

Narrator Kanji Sahara

Issei male. Born April 4, 1934, in Hiroshima, Japan, while mother and older siblings were visiting Japan for an extended period. Came to the United States at a few months old, and grew up in the Uptown area of Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the …
Miyoko Kaneta Interview (ddr-densho-1000-449)
vh Miyoko Kaneta Interview (ddr-densho-1000-449)
Nisei female. Born December 16, 1926, in El Centro, California. Grew up in various places in California, where parents owned a barbershop. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with her family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, resettled in Hazelton, Idaho, and Oakland, California, before moving to Seattle, Washington. After the war, …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 99, No. 7 (August 17, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-32)
img Pacific Citizen, Vol. 99, No. 7 (August 17, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-32)
Selected article titles: "American Bar Assn. recognizes wrong but rejects reparations" (p. 1), "Memorial marker for slain Asian student vandalized" (p. 1), "U.S. wrestler refers to opponent as 'that Jap'" (p. 1), "'A-Team' episode receives protests" (p. 1), "Mondale's 'Hong Kong' reference criticized" (p. 2), "Schmoe attends Hiroshima ceremony" (p. 3), "Nisei officiates at Olympic gymnastics …
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 84 (ddr-densho-1000-153-84)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 84 (ddr-densho-1000-153-84)
Reactions to visiting Hiroshima after the atomic bombing

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as such.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 85 (ddr-densho-1000-153-85)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 85 (ddr-densho-1000-153-85)
Reuniting with mother in Hiroshima after the war

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as such.

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 73, No. 4 (July 23, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 73, No. 4 (July 23, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-29)
Selected article titles: "Farm labor crisis hits JACL" (p. 1), "Watsonville Elks against white-only rule" (p. 1), "Fear low cost housing may kill Japan Center and Nihonmachi" (p. 1), "San Francisco JACL prepared to object to opening of Kenzo's boutique in area" (p. 1), "Japan will not rely on nuclear power" (p. 2), "In Sacramento, this …
CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection (ddr-csujad-5)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection (ddr-csujad-5)
The Okine Collection contains materials collected by Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine who were Issei flower growers in Whittier, California. It includes correspondence, photographs, financial documents, and a photo album. A large portion of the collection consists of family correspondence with Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, including letters from their Nisei children, Masao and Makoto Okine, both soldiers …
Keiko Shinmoto Interview (ddr-densho-1021-3)
vh Keiko Shinmoto Interview (ddr-densho-1021-3)
Keiko Shinmoto's father migrated from Hiroshima to Portland, Oregon, where his brother was an owner of a grocery store. After returning to Hiroshima to see his ailing father, Keiko's father found it impossible to return to America as his mother hid his passport to keep him in Japan. Shortly, Keiko's mother joined him in Hiroshima, also …
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