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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.

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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …

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 …
Unveiling of the Brothers in Valor World War II memorial monument (ddr-densho-6-3)
img Unveiling of the Brothers in Valor World War II memorial monument (ddr-densho-6-3)
Unveiling ceremony for the Brothers in Valor World War II memorial monument, which honors Nisei soldiers who served during World War II.
Japanese American four-star general (ddr-densho-6-2)
img Japanese American four-star general (ddr-densho-6-2)
Joseph Kamikawa (left) and General Eric Shinseki. General Shinseki was a keynote speaker at this reunion for Nisei veterans.
Inscription, Brothers in Valor World War II memorial monument (ddr-densho-6-4)
img Inscription, Brothers in Valor World War II memorial monument (ddr-densho-6-4)
The Brothers in Valor World War II memorial monument honors Nisei soldiers who served during World War II.
Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-4)
img Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-4)
General David A. Bramlett, a keynote speaker at the reunion of Nisei veterans.
Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-2)
img Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-2)
This service took place at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-1)
img Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-1)
Left to right: Debbie McQuilken, Senator Daniel Inouye, and General David A. Bramlett. The two men on the left are unidentified.
Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-3)
img Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-3)
Grandchildren of Nisei veterans of World War II stand at this memorial service, which took place at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Nisei veterans reunion (ddr-densho-8-5)
img Nisei veterans reunion (ddr-densho-8-5)
This Nisei veteran reunion took place over Independence Day weekend. Shown here is keynote speaker, Four Star General Eric Shinseki.
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