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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 Ramsay Yosuke Mori

Nisei male. Born February 23, 1933, in Tokyo, Japan. Moved with parents to Hawaii at a young age, and grew up in Honolulu, where family held a prominent position in the community. Just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, parents received a phone call from Japan, which was tapped by the FBI. The U.S. government …
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 …
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.

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 …
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., …
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 …
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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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.

Narrator Ehren Watada

Male of Japanese and Chinese American descent. Born 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Graduated from Hawaii Pacific University in 2003, and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Received his officer's commission, and served in Korea in 2004 and 2005. While stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington, in 2006, asked for permission to resign his commission based on his understanding …
Henry Bruno Yamada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-105)
vh Henry Bruno Yamada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-105)
Nisei male. Born 1923 on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii. Volunteered for military service shortly after graduating from High School. Served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Unit in a mortar platoon during World War II. (The 442 was an entirely Asian American segregated fighting unit.) After the war, he lived on the U.S. mainland for many …
Kuwahara Family Collection (ddr-densho-363)
Collection Kuwahara Family Collection (ddr-densho-363)
Photograph of the wedding party at Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto's wedding. The photograph was taken by Frank C. Hirahara. To view more photographs of the Sakamoto wedding and other photographs taken by Frank C. Hirahara please visit the Japanese American Museum of Oregon's Frank C. Hirahara Collection. Heart Mountain photographs concentrating on Kimi Kuwahara …
Frank Takizo Matsumoto and Diet delegates being welcomed to Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-4-840)
img Frank Takizo Matsumoto and Diet delegates being welcomed to Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-4-840)
Caption on reverse: "JAPANESE DIET DELEGATION BACK IN HONOLULU: Shown above are 15 members of the Japanese Diet party as they arrived at the Honolulu airport from Seattle at 6:50 this morning by Northwest Airlines for a two-day visit before leaving for Tokyo via Pan American Airways Saturday at 9:30 a.m. They were each given a …
Yutaka Inokuchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-320)
vh Yutaka Inokuchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-320)
Nisei male. Born August 25, 1924, in Waipahu, Hawaii. Grew up on the Waipahu sugar plantation where parents worked. Was attending Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Father was picked up by the FBI and eventually interned in the Honouliuli POW camp. Mr. Inokuchi got a job in the …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 17 (October 23, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 17 (October 23, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-43)
Selected article titles: "20 tons of relief clothing crated in L.A. for Nagoya" (p. 1), "U.S. Civil Rights Commission starts 3rd year program" (p. 1), "Sansei school safety patrol officer acts quickly to save life of another" (p. 1), "Temporary farm workers return to Japan, very little said favorably of program" (p. 3), "African official hails …
Politician taking his oath of office from Wilfred Tsukiyama (ddr-njpa-2-118)
img Politician taking his oath of office from Wilfred Tsukiyama (ddr-njpa-2-118)
Caption on front: "Honolulu-born, California-educated James P. Ferry of Kailua, Windward Oahu, today at 11 a.m. took the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Wilfred C. Tsukiyama of the Hawaii State Supreme Court, as chairman of the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (an $18,500-a-year-post) in the chief executive's chambers in Iolani Palace. With …
Clipping regarding Akihito's stopover in Honolulu, Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-1452)
doc Clipping regarding Akihito's stopover in Honolulu, Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-1452)
Caption on front: "Washington officials here to prepare for Akihito's visit: Two officials of the state department arrived here from Washington this morning at 7:45 by Pan American Clipper to assist with protocol, press relations, and security problems in connection with Crown Prince Akihito's 14-hour stopover in Honolulu next Monday. They are, left to right: Joseph …
Newspaper clipping regarding Akihito (ddr-njpa-1-590)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Akihito (ddr-njpa-1-590)
Caption on front: "Washington officials here to prepare for Akihito's visit: Two officials of the state department arrived here from Washington this morning at 7:45 by Pan American Clipper to assist with protocol, press relations, and security problems in connection with Crown Prince Akihito's 14-hour stopover in Honolulu next Monday. They are, left to right: Joseph …
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.

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.

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 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.

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