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Letter from Mrs. T. Nakagawa to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 17, [1946], [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-188)
doc Letter from Mrs. T. Nakagawa to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 17, [1946], [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-188)
A letter from Mrs. T. Nakagawa, a former incarceree in the Rhower incarceration camp, to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She informs that her family is doing well and thanks them for their kindness when her daughter, Shizue, visited them. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_32_001
Letter from Cy Donner to Michi Weglyn, June 2, 1967 (ddr-csujad-24-149)
doc Letter from Cy Donner to Michi Weglyn, June 2, 1967 (ddr-csujad-24-149)
A letter from Cy Donner to Michi Weglyn encouraging her to come out to California to talk to producers about two shows called "Youthquake" and "Pretty Talk". See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_10_017
Suisei Matsui talking to an actress at a Hollywood studio (ddr-njpa-4-825)
img Suisei Matsui talking to an actress at a Hollywood studio (ddr-njpa-4-825)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Suisei Matsui is popular in Hollywood (Hollywood, CA). Without anybody's notice, the popular Mr. Suisei Matsui disappeared from the film world. He has now reappeared in Hollywood and is very popular. He is eagerly sought by many different studios and is negotiating starring roles. However, he does not take these offers, saying, …
family studio portrait (ddr-densho-378-1163)
img family studio portrait (ddr-densho-378-1163)
Photograph of an unidentified couple with a baby. Inscribed on the front of the photograph is "To Dearest Braihee Lovingly Hajime & Sia 9/16/33."
Chinese Theatre (ddr-densho-325-326)
img Chinese Theatre (ddr-densho-325-326)
Written on back of photograph " [illegible] Hollywood, Calif. Chinese Theatre"
James O. Ito Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-308-3)
vh James O. Ito Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-308-3)
Growing up in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of …

Clyde Taylor Interview (ddr-manz-1-82)
vh Clyde Taylor Interview (ddr-manz-1-82)
White male. Born February 16, 1930, in Hollywood, California. Grew up in Oregon before family moved to Big Pine, California, prior to World War II. Was involved in a high school football game with Japanese American students from the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the war, served in the military and eventually settled in Sacramento, California.
Bo T. Sakaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-8)
vh Bo T. Sakaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-8)
Nisei male. Born 1925 and raised in North Hollywood, California. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Attended high school in camp, then left in 1945 to attend college. Drafted into the army, then lived and worked in various locations after World War II.
George Oda Interview (ddr-manz-1-151)
vh George Oda Interview (ddr-manz-1-151)
Nisei male. Born December 24, 1923, in Burbank, California. Grew up in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp and worked for a time in Denver, Colorado, before eventually returning to the Los Angeles area to farm.
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-94)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-94)
Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist, …
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-95)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-95)
Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist, …
Letter from Alan Hunter to Wendell Miller, 27 June [circa 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-11)
av Letter from Alan Hunter to Wendell Miller, 27 June [circa 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-11)
Letter from Allan Hunter, minister of the Mt Hollywood Congregational Church regarding Miller's letters from Nisei and Issei. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-44_05
Letter from Allan A. Hunter, Minister, Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church to Shoji Nagumo, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-910)
doc Letter from Allan A. Hunter, Minister, Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church to Shoji Nagumo, 1945 (ddr-csujad-55-910)
Correspondence from Allen Hunter to Shoji Nagumo expressing Hunter's gratitude for cleaning up the grounds and manse at Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0912
Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
vh Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
Nisei male. Born March 10, 1932, in Hollywood, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Sanger, California, to avoid mass removal, but were sent to camp anyway when the removal area was expanded. Removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles, finished school, and became a …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 99, No. 11 [14] (October 5, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-39)
img Pacific Citizen, Vol. 99, No. 11 [14] (October 5, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-39)
Selected article titles: "Attacks drive Southeast Asians from city" (p. 1), "California attorneys endorse monetary compensation" (p. 1), "Student witnesses recount high school slaying of refugee" (p. 2), "Asian film festival touring country" (p. 2), "Asian Vietnam vets form organization" (p. 3), "Little-known story of Alaska Issei" (p. 7), "A Nisei in Hollywood" (p. 8), "Mineta: …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 98, No. 22 (June 8, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-22)
img Pacific Citizen, Vol. 98, No. 22 (June 8, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-22)
Selected article titles: "Pathetic Hordes, Inscrutable Fiends: News media, Hollywood revive slurs" (p. 1), "Candidates for JACL national office announced" (p. 1), "Memorial to internees of WW2 center defaced" (p. 1), "Legal maneuvering begins on Hirabayashi coram nobis case: 'challenge of the century'" (p. 2), Landmark dedicated to Issei 'Grape King'" (p. 2), "A Visit to …
Hal Keimi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-458)
vh Hal Keimi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-458)
Nisei male. Born October 23, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, where parents ran a dry cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a time in a trailer park …

Narrator Bo T. Sakaguchi

Nisei male. Born 1925 and raised in North Hollywood, California. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Attended high school in camp, then left in 1945 to attend college. Drafted into the army, then lived and worked in various locations after World War II.

Narrator Clyde Taylor

White male. Born February 16, 1930, in Hollywood, California. Grew up in Oregon before family moved to Big Pine, California, prior to World War II. Was involved in a high school football game with Japanese American students from the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the war, served in the military and eventually settled in Sacramento, California.

Narrator George Oda

Nisei male. Born December 24, 1923, in Burbank, California. Grew up in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp and worked for a time in Denver, Colorado, before eventually returning to the Los Angeles area to farm.

Narrator Ayame Tsutakawa

Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist, …

Narrator Kazumi Yoneyama

Nisei male. Born March 10, 1932, in Hollywood, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Sanger, California, to avoid mass removal, but were sent to camp anyway when the removal area was expanded. Removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles, finished school, and became a …
Ukichi Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-274)
img Ukichi Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-274)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are nine photographs of Ukichi Taenaka's high school graduation in 1934. Include the Hollywood Bowl, Ukichi Taenaka in high school regalia, his high school classmates, and his family members. A group photograph of the 1934 class members, including Ukichi Taenaka, is included. See this …

Narrator Hal Keimi

Nisei male. Born October 23, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, where parents ran a dry cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a time in a trailer park …
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