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Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-92-8)
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Preventing records of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team from being destroyed

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-92-5)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-92-5)
Racism in Manchuria, similarities to the racism endured by Japanese Americans

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Nisei soldier standing guard (ddr-densho-114-45)
img Nisei soldier standing guard (ddr-densho-114-45)
Original caption: S/Sgt. James S. Kawashime, a Japanese-American from Hanoa Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, stands guard for the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Bn., U.S. Seventh Army in the Charmois area of France, in bivouac before meeting the Germans in combat for the first time. 10/12/44.
Joan Fontaine and William Dozier arriving in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-300)
img Joan Fontaine and William Dozier arriving in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-300)
Caption on reverse: "Joan Fontaine and husband here: Film star Joan Fontaine and her husband, William Dozier, an executive of Universal-International Studios of Hollywood, arrived this morning for vacation on the Lurline. The ship made her first post-strike voyage to Honolulu. (Hawaii Times photo by Don Nagano)."
A Honolulu Chamber of Commerce treasurer reading at his desk (ddr-njpa-2-241)
img A Honolulu Chamber of Commerce treasurer reading at his desk (ddr-njpa-2-241)
Caption on front: NEW CHAMBER TREASURER - James K. C. Doo, past president of Commerce, was elected chamber treasurer for 1955 by the b ... Directors at a meeting held Thursday. Mr. Doo, a partner ... Yat Loy Co., is shown reading Building Honolulu, official history of the chamber. (Camera Hawaii photo)."
Eric K. Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-235)
vh Eric K. Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-235)
Sansei male. Born 1952 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Attended law school at UC Berkeley, California and became involved with the Asian Law Caucus. After graduating, returned to Hawaii. In the 1980s, left job in Hawaii and moved to the Bay Area to become a member of the pro bono legal team for Korematsu v. United States, …
Urban E. Wild, Walter F. Dillingham and others seated at a luau (ddr-njpa-2-1064)
img Urban E. Wild, Walter F. Dillingham and others seated at a luau (ddr-njpa-2-1064)
Caption on reverse: "500 ATTEND HONOLULU CHAMBER'S CENTENNIAL LUAU: Five hundred persons, including a large number of tourists, attended the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce's centennial luau held last night in the Hawaiian Village at Ala Moana park. Above, left to right, are: Queen Kekaulike (Mrs. Ellen Freitas); Urban E. Wild, Chamber president, who is demonstrating the …
J. Q. Adams presenting a historical document to J. Frank McLaughlin (ddr-njpa-2-3)
img J. Q. Adams presenting a historical document to J. Frank McLaughlin (ddr-njpa-2-3)
Caption on reverse: "LOCAL FEDERAL COURT GETS HISTORICAL DOCUMENT: Federal Judge J. Frank McLaughlin (second from left) is shown being presented with a copy of the Declaration of Independence for his court by J. Q. Adams (extreme right), vice-president of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Honolulu yesterday at a Honolulu Junior Chamber of Commerce luncheon at …
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 56 (ddr-densho-1000-92-56)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 56 (ddr-densho-1000-92-56)
Returning home, unable to locate parents because Poston concentration camp had closed

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-92-41)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-92-41)
Dealing with a difficult superior, an officer shoots at his own man

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 43 (ddr-densho-1000-92-43)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 43 (ddr-densho-1000-92-43)
Hearing about Hawaiian Nisei soldiers' visit to the incarceration campsfrom the mainland

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-92-12)
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Returning to the U.S., catching the last ship allowed in from Japan

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-92-45)
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Liberating the town of Bruyeres, Japanese American officers are mistaken for Chinese

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-92-26)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-92-26)
Forging passes to leave the base for New Orleans to buy "sashimi"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Nisei soldier in battle (ddr-densho-114-55)
img Nisei soldier in battle (ddr-densho-114-55)
Original caption: Near Montenerro, Italy. Kookuro Moriguchi, an American of Japanese descent, 100th Inf. Bn., Honolulu, Hawaii, fires his M-1 into hills reported active with German snipers. The mortar bursts appear on the hill skyline in the distance. 7 August 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Montenero.]
Daniel Inouye Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-28-10)
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Bridging the rift between the Hawaii and mainland Japanese Americans, and learning about the concentration camps for the first time

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of …

Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
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Mother's loss of citizenship

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview …

Daniel Inouye Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-28-20)
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Being injured in battle

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview …

Daniel Inouye Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-28-15)
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Receiving a battlefield commission

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview …

Daniel Inouye Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-28-2)
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Memories of fellow serviceman Shiro Kashino

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the typical …

Daniel Inouye Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-28-14)
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Dealing with first casualty, the company commander

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length than the …

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-92-17)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-92-17)
Life in Poston concentration camp: people were "fainting like flies" from the heat

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-92-22)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-92-22)
Attending a meeting to decide how to answer the so-called "loyalty questions"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-92-20)
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Working as a warehouse foreman, accused of selling goods on the black-market

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-92-3)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-92-3)
Expectations of life in Japan: "Nobody there is gonna say, 'You look different'"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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