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Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-92-2)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-92-2)
The role of the Nisei in the prewar family, helping to cross the language barrier

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 50 (ddr-densho-1000-92-50)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 50 (ddr-densho-1000-92-50)
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team passes in review after the battle of the "Lost Battalion"

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

Nisei soldiers eating (ddr-densho-114-44)
img Nisei soldiers eating (ddr-densho-114-44)
Original caption: North Africa Theater. Japanese soldiers in the U.S. Army, are eating chow in the field, using a pan for a stove, L to R: Capt. Victor J. Bonin, Lowell, Mass., and Hilo, Hawaii; Pfc. Morio Kidani, Honolulu; and Pfc. Yasuo Takenouchi, Kapaa, Kauai. 1943.
Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-435)
doc Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-435)
Caption on newspaper clipping: "Outgoing and Incoming YBA Head: Harold M. Date (right) is shown accepting the gavel from Roy Y. Uto as the new president of the Honolulu YBA at the association's 59th annual meeting last night at the Waikiki Lau Yee Chai. -- (Hawaii Times photo)"
Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-434)
img Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-434)
Caption on reverse: "Outgoing and Incoming YBA Head: Harold M. Date (right) is shown accepting the gavel from Roy Y. Uto as the new president of the Honolulu YBA at the association's 59th annual meeting last night at the Waikiki Lau Yee Chai. -- (Hawaii Times photo)"
A retiring Honolulu Police Detective Captain talking to his replacement (ddr-njpa-2-240)
img A retiring Honolulu Police Detective Captain talking to his replacement (ddr-njpa-2-240)
Caption on reverse: NEW AND OLD DETECTIVE CHIEFS: Neil A. Donahue, left, who has been named captain in charge of detectives of the Honolulu police department effective tomorrow, is pictured with Detective Capt. Eugene Kennedy, who is leaving the force after 19 years today.--(Hawaii Times photo)."
Takiko Mizunoe and Shirley Temple posing with others (ddr-njpa-4-742)
img Takiko Mizunoe and Shirley Temple posing with others (ddr-njpa-4-742)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Takiko meets Shirley Temple. May 30, 1939. When Takiko Mizunoe made a port call at Hawaii she met Shirley Temple in Lanikai, a suburb of Honolulu. Shown in the photo taken May 19th, from left, Miss Kai, Temple, Mizunoe, and Mr. Murayama."
Arthur Nishimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-129)
vh Arthur Nishimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-129)
Nisei male. Born August 28, 1923, in Honolulu, Hawaii. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, volunteered for the army and served in Europe with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. After discharge, was called back to active duty and served with the U.S. Counterintelligence Corps in Japan.
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 42 (ddr-densho-1000-92-42)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 42 (ddr-densho-1000-92-42)
An officer earns the respect of his men by dodging fire faster than a younger soldier

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

Samuel Wilder King being shown a fire prevention poster (ddr-njpa-2-110)
img Samuel Wilder King being shown a fire prevention poster (ddr-njpa-2-110)
Caption on front: "GOV. KING PROCLAIMS FIRE PREVENTION WEEK: Gov. Samuel Wilder King, who has proclaimed the week of Oct. 4 to 10 as National Fire Prevention Week in Hawaii, is looking at a poster for the week's observance here. Others, left to right, are: Harry G. Albright, secretary of the Board of Underwriters of Hawaii, ...
Honolulu Jaycee chairman and two young women posing for a publicity photo (ddr-njpa-2-691)
img Honolulu Jaycee chairman and two young women posing for a publicity photo (ddr-njpa-2-691)
Caption on reverse: "49th STATE FAIR PLANS UNDERWAY: R.A. (Skip) May, general chairman of the Honolulu Junior Chamber of Commerce's 49th State Fair committee, accompanied by two lovely young ladies, this morning called on The Hawaii Times to officially announce that this year's Fair will be held again at Sand Island from June 19 through 27. ...
Daniel Inouye Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-28-8)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-28-8)
Leaving for duty, a less than auspicious send-off for the Japanese American GIs

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 ...

Daniel Inouye Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-28-12)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-28-12)
Thoughts just before going into battle, and the Nisei soldiers' attitude, honor and shame

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 ...

Daniel Inouye Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-28-9)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-28-9)
Traveling through the South as a Japanese American GI: "You will be considered white"

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 ...

Narrator Catherine Embree Harris

White female. Born October 30, 1919. Grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, before World War II. After college, took a job with the Office of Indian Affairs, and went to work at the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After the war, continued to work for the War Relocation Authority and then other agencies.
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-92-34)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-92-34)
The U.S. government fails to award the 442nd Regimental Combat Team well-deserved Congressional Medals of Honor

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 51 (ddr-densho-1000-92-51)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 51 (ddr-densho-1000-92-51)
General Mark Clark admits that the 442nd Regimental Combat Team was unfairly sent into too many battles

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.
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)."
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)."
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 ...
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, ...
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 48 (ddr-densho-1000-92-48)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 48 (ddr-densho-1000-92-48)
The battle of the "Lost Battalion"; memories of Colonel Pursall standing up for his menRegimental Combat Team lives

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

Fred Matsumura Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-46-3)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-46-3)
Fond memories of growing up on Molokai, Hawaii

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews. Beverly Kashino, one of the interviewers, is Shiro and Louise Kashino's daughter.

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