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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 …

Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-105-12)
vh Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-105-12)
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)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-46-7)
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 (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, …
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 Lillian Nakano

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 …
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. …
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.

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.

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 …
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.

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 …
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 …

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 …
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 …
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.

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.

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