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Sadaichi Kubota Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-40-4)
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Development of Nisei values in prewar Hawaii, Japanese language school

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 …

Sadaichi Kubota Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-40-2)
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Memories of prewar life in Hilo, Hawaii

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 …

Sadaichi Kubota Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-40-3)
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Past lifestyle vs. current lifestyle in Hawaii

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 …

Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-105-1)
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Working on the cane plantations on Kauai, 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 and concentrated on a single topic, namely, the individual's military service during …

Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-105-3)
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The call for volunteers in Hawaii: joining the U.S. Army

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 …

Bill Thompson Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-90-11)
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Family background, growing up in Hilo, Hawaii: "Heaven on earth"

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 …

Bill Thompson Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-90-14)
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Honoring the Varsity Victory Volunteers, Japanese American ROTC students in 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 and concentrated on a single topic, namely, the individual's …

Fred Matsumura Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-46-1)
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Memories of growing up on Molokai, Hawaii: attending school, participating in sports

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 …

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), …
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. …
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. …
Wade Warren Thayer speaking at Boy Scout event (ddr-njpa-2-956)
img Wade Warren Thayer speaking at Boy Scout event (ddr-njpa-2-956)
Caption on reverse: "KAMAAINA SCOUTER, NEW EAGLES SHARE HONORS: Wade Warren Thayer, a veteran of 40 years in the Boy Scout movement in Hawaii, is shown addressing the second annual Eagle Scout recognition dinner of the Honolulu Council, Boy Scouts of America, at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel ballroom last night, when he and 31 Oahu Eagle …
Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-105-12)
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Memories of bombing of Pearl Harbor, restrictions on Japanese Americans in 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 and concentrated on a single topic, namely, the …

Terry Aratani  -  Fred Matsumura  -  Kenneth Okuma  -  Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-3-10)
vh Terry Aratani - Fred Matsumura - Kenneth Okuma - Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-3-10)
Shiro Kashino as an athlete: organizing friendly competitions between Hawaii and mainland soldiers

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 …

Fred Matsumura Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-46-7)
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Community responses to Pearl Harbor: no animosity towards Japanese Americans in Hawaii; FBI pick-ups

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, …

Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
img Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. Confiscated material goes into a trailer which is run down a line of material at the Fifth Army Concentration Area. L to R: Pvt. George Nasuschige, Company C, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, of Poston Arizona and Pfc. Masao Irana of Company "D", 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment of Honolulu, Hawaii. …
Samuel Wilder King speaking at a dinner with Japanese community leaders (ddr-njpa-2-543)
img Samuel Wilder King speaking at a dinner with Japanese community leaders (ddr-njpa-2-543)
Caption on reverse: "GOV. KING ADDRESSES JAPANESE CHAMBER DINNER: Gov. Samuel Wilder King is shown addressing a dinner given in his honor last night at the Waikiki Lau Yee Chai by the local Japanese community. Pictured with him on the platform is Mrs. King. Others, left to right, are: Masayuki Tokioka, president of the Honolulu Japanese …

Narrator Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. During the Redress Movement, the Department of Justice's Office of Redress Administration (ORA) was established to identify and administer reparations payments to eligible individuals. Worked as an Attorney with the ORA from 1995 to 1998. After leaving the Department of Justice, continued working as a civil rights attorney with the U.S. Department …
Hisato Ichimada and daughter with Masahide Kanayama and Chamber of Commerce president (ddr-njpa-4-114)
img Hisato Ichimada and daughter with Masahide Kanayama and Chamber of Commerce president (ddr-njpa-4-114)
Caption on reverse: "ICHIMADA GREETED: Japanese Finance Minister Hisato Ichimada and Financial Commissioner Gengo Suzuki are in Honolulu today enroute home to Tokyo from Washington, D.C., where they attended the general meetings of the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development and International Monetary Fund. Ichimada was accompanied by his daughter, Tomoko, and secretary. The party arrived …
Jodo missionary with his wife and son (ddr-njpa-4-1519)
img Jodo missionary with his wife and son (ddr-njpa-4-1519)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Reverend Reikai Nozaki, who resided at the Jodo mission in Hawaii for a couple years, came to Hawaii on his way home with his wife, Shizuyo, and son, Reijun, and visited our company led by [?] of Haleiwa Jodo and talked with the press. He will stay until the Asama Maru arrives …

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 …
Man explaining city planning project to others (ddr-njpa-2-430)
img Man explaining city planning project to others (ddr-njpa-2-430)
Caption on reverse: "OFF-STREET PARKING PROPONENTS HAVE THEIR SAY: Twenty persons spoke in favor of Honolulu's proposed $3,000,000 downtown off-street parking project at a three-hour public hearing held by the board of supervisors yesterday afternoon. George K. Houghtailing, city planning commission engineer, is shown explaining the plans, with Alva E. Steadman, president of Cooke Trust Co., …
Kocho Otani and his wife wearing leis (ddr-njpa-4-1895)
img Kocho Otani and his wife wearing leis (ddr-njpa-4-1895)
Caption on reverse: "ARCHBISHOP OTANI HERE: Archbishop Kocho Otani of the Otani-ha Higashi Hongwanji and Lady Otani arrived in Honolulu this morning at 9 aboard the Matson liner Lurline from Los Angeles for a 10-day stay in the islands before resuming their trip back to Japan on the APL liner President Wilson on Mar. 7. They …
Ted Tsukiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-404)
vh Ted Tsukiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-404)
Nisei male. Born December 13, 1920, in Honolulu, Hawaii. During World War II, was a member of the Varsity Victory Volunteers, then served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service. Following military service, graduated from Yale Law School and became an attorney in Hawaii. Active in community and veterans organizations.

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Daniel Inouye Interview (ddr-janm-13-5)
vh Daniel Inouye Interview (ddr-janm-13-5)
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 …
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