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Lillian Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-254)
vh Lillian Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-254)
Sansei female, born 1928 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where family ran a successful wholesale bakery business. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was picked up by the FBI and sent to Sand Island internment camp. Moved with rest of the family to Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, to be reunited with father. Moved …
Sadaichi Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-40)
vh Sadaichi Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-40)
Nisei male. Born March, 1921 in Hilo, Hawaii. Was a lieutenant in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Instrumental in clearing the court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino, a member of his unit.

(This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews …

Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-60)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-60)
Original caption: PREPARATION FOR PARADE OF THE 442ND REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM (JAPANESE AMERICAN TROOPS) TO BE HELD IN WASHINGTON D.C. ON THE 15TH JULY 1946. Color bearers polishing metal of staff are left to right: M/Sgt. Mitsuomi Tanaka, Honokaa, Hawaii, T/Sgt. Hiroshi Yamamoto, Brigham, Utah, and 1st /Sgt. Tom Harimoto, 3745 Maunaloa Ave, Honolulu. Fort Belvoir, …
Fred Matsumura Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-46-19)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-46-19)

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1000-46-31)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1000-46-31)

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.

Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion (ddr-densho-114-134)
img Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion (ddr-densho-114-134)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. These members of the 100th Infantry Bn., composed entirely of Hawaiian AJA's, are entertained by Pfc. Marty Rakitt, 534 S. 16th St., Newark, N.J., on the steps of the 147th General Hospital, Honolulu, T.H. The men in the front row are, l. to r., Pvt. Gerico Hashimoto, Lihue, Kauai; Pfc. Mamoru Takabayashi, …
Karl Taylor Compton and Gregg M. Sinclair at Sinclair's desk (ddr-njpa-2-1162)
img Karl Taylor Compton and Gregg M. Sinclair at Sinclair's desk (ddr-njpa-2-1162)
Caption on reverse: "COLLEGE PRESIDENTS MEET: Dr. Karl T. Compton (left), eminent physicist and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who is here to attend the 40th anniversary celebration of the founding of the University of Hawaii, is pictured above with Gregg M. Sinclair, president of the local university, in the latter's office on the …
Charles Crane buying a ticket to the Pineapple Bowl game (ddr-njpa-2-202)
img Charles Crane buying a ticket to the Pineapple Bowl game (ddr-njpa-2-202)
Caption on reverse: "FIRST PINEAPPLE BOWL TICKETS: Pretty Loretta Aiona, University of Hawaii co-ed, sells the first pair of tickets to the Pineapple Bowl Game to Mayor Charles S. Crane, quarterback and captain of the Honolulu Athletic club which played the territory's first intersectional game back in 1895. Mayor Crane thus becomes Honolulu's No. 1 football …
James Lovell Interview (ddr-densho-1007-12)
vh James Lovell Interview (ddr-densho-1007-12)
White male. Born February 6, 1907, in Hastings, Nebraska. Became a teacher, and was recruited to teach in Honolulu, Hawaii. Joined the Hawaii National Guard in 1931, and in 1942, was selected to serve as executive officer and second-in-command of the 100th Battalion.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department …

Narrator Daniel Inouye

Nisei male. Born September 7, 1924, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Served in the all-volunteer, all-Nisei, 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, lost his right arm in action and earned the Distinguished Service Cross. Following the war, became an attorney, then a six-term senator for Hawaii. Sat on the Select Committee on Intelligence, Select Committee on …
Fred Matsumura Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-46-2)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-46-2)
Parents' backgrounds

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-46-34)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-46-34)
Reflections

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.

The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 25 (June 24, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-25)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 25 (June 24, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-25)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Rules Coast Curfew Legal" (p. 1), "Dies Investigators 'Amazed' by Crowded Conditions at Poston" (p. 1), "California Republicans Urge Firmer Control of Evacuees" (p. 2), "Minidoka Canal Claims Life of Boy Evacuee" (p. 3), "Japanese Problem In Hawaii Exaggerated, Says Honolulu Mayor" (p. 7), "Spanish Consul To Investigate Alien Treatment" (p. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 32 No. 15 (April 21, 1951) (ddr-pc-23-16)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 32 No. 15 (April 21, 1951) (ddr-pc-23-16)
Selected article titles: "Replacement Problem Faced By 442nd Cited by Holifield in Opposing Army Segregation" (p. 1), "MGM to Launch 'Go for Broke' With Premiere Showing in Hawaii, Washington, Hollywood" (p. 1), "Charge MPs Knocked Down Photographer in Honolulu" (p. 1), "442nd Combat Team Veterans Urged to Take Active Part in Affairs in Community" (p. 3), …

Narrator Wally Yonamine

Nisei-han male. Born June 24, 1925, in Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in a small village on a sugar plantation. Played football in high school, transferring to Honolulu. Signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 1947, but ended football career with an injury. In 1951, signed with the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants, the first American to play in …
Two art experts admiring a Buddha sculpture (ddr-njpa-2-355)
img Two art experts admiring a Buddha sculpture (ddr-njpa-2-355)
Caption on reverse: "TREASURES FROM JAPAN ARRIVE: Two hundred and nine Japanese art objects which arrived here Tuesday aboard the NYK freighter Kyomei Maru are being unpacked for the Treasures from Japan exhibition at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Feb. 19 to Mar. 24. The collection includes sculptures, Buddha images, "Noh" masks, chinaware and woven cloth. …
Bill Thompson Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-90-17)
vh Bill Thompson Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-90-17)
Reflections

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 and concentrated on a single topic, namely, the individual's military service during World War II.

Terry Aratani  -  Fred Matsumura  -  Kenneth Okuma  -  Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-3-16)
vh Terry Aratani - Fred Matsumura - Kenneth Okuma - Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-3-16)

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

Susumu Ito Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-29-26)
vh Susumu Ito Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-29-26)

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview and tend to concentrate on the individual's military service during World War II.

Fred Matsumura Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-46-18)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-46-18)
Coping with combat

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-46-25)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-46-25)
Description of Shiro Kashino

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-46-26)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-46-26)
The "Champagne Campaign"

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-46-24)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-46-24)
Leading men into combat

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-46-27)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-46-27)
Memories of combat

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.

Fred Matsumura Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-46-12)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-46-12)
Becoming a leader

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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