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.
doc Hawaiian Paper Raps Loyalty Slur by Japan (August 3, 1939) (ddr-densho-56-494)
The Seattle Daily Times, August 3, 1939, p. 11
doc Loyalty of Japanese Pledged to America. Will Stick to U.S. Even if They Have to Fight Parents, Says Society President. (February 24, 1916) (ddr-densho-56-279)
The Seattle Daily Times, February 24, 1916, p. 22
doc Sentry Slays Jap Alien On Hawaii Beach (July 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-826)
The Seattle Daily Times, July 28, 1942, p. 8
doc To Press Japanese Claims to Citizenship (May 16, 1918) (ddr-densho-56-306)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 16, 1918, p. 7
doc Japanese-Americans Express Loyalty (June 28, 1917) (ddr-densho-56-298)
The Seattle Daily Times, June 28, 1917, p. 12
doc Hawaiian Japanese Coming to Vancouver (September 13, 1907) (ddr-densho-56-101)
The Seattle Daily Times, September 13, 1907, p. 5
doc American Soldiers of Japanese Ancestry Off to War (April 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-892)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 5, 1943, p. 22
doc Japanese Made Citizen. Honolulu Judge Admits Man Who Served in U.S. Army. (January 20, 1919) (ddr-densho-56-316)
The Seattle Daily Times, January 20, 1919, p. 9
doc Entitled to Citizenship. United States Will Admit Orientals Who Fought in Army. (February 14, 1919) (ddr-densho-56-318)
The Seattle Daily Times, February 14, 1919, p. 20
doc Mothers Weep for Nisei Hero Sons (September 3, 1948) (ddr-densho-56-1189)
The Seattle Daily Times, September 3, 1948, p. 1
doc A.F.L. Invites Japanese. Asiatics Urged to Affiliate With Union Organization. (April 23, 1920) (ddr-densho-56-348)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 23, 1920, p. 9
doc Honolulu Japanese Caught Signaling (November 5, 1914) (ddr-densho-56-258)
The Seattle Daily Times, November 5, 1914, p. 5
img A mother receiving posthumous medal (ddr-densho-114-128)
Original caption: Honolulu, T.H. Mrs. Shizuko Kina receives the Silver Star Medal posthumously awarded her brother, Pfc. Tomaki Shimabukuro, during a ceremony at 1965 South King Street, Honolulu, T.H. The presentation, by Chaplain Corwin H. Olds, CPBC, is made for gallantry in action with the 2nd Bn., 442nd Reg. Combat Team, near Bruyeres, France, on October ...
img A mother receiving her son's Silver Star (ddr-densho-114-33)
Original caption: Honolulu, T. H. The Silver Star Medal is posthumously awarded Sgt. Charles K. Harada of 936 Wahikiki St., Honolulu, T. H. for gallantry in action near Castellina, Italy, 12 July 1944, with Co. G, 442nd Inf. Here the presentation has been made to his mother, Mrs. Hana Harada, by Chaplain (Col.) Corwin W. Olds, ...
img Nisei soldier blinded during battle (ddr-densho-114-129)
Original caption: Yoshinao Omiya, former soldier with the famed 100th Inf. Bn., blinded in the Volturno River battle in Italy when a buddy tripped over a booby trap, leaves his home, guided by his seeing-eye dog, Audrey, purchased from Seeing-Eye Inc. for $1.00. 5/2/45. Honolulu, T.H.
img A mother receiving posthumous award (ddr-densho-114-147)
Original caption: Honolulu, T.H. Mrs. Risaku Kanaya is presented the Silver Star Medal posthumously awarded her son, Pvt. Walter E. Kanaya, for gallantry in action near Bruyeres, France, 17 October 1944, with the 2nd Bn., 442nd Infantry, as Mr. Kanaya stands with her. Chaplain (Colonel) Corwin H. Olds, CPBC, makes the presentation at 1521 Young St., ...
vh Wally Yonamine Interview (ddr-janm-13-2)
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 ...
vh Don Okubo Interview (ddr-densho-1004-21)
Nisei male. Born January 22, 1919. During World War II, volunteered for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and eventually transferred to the Military Intelligence Service. Served as an interpreter interrogating Japanese prisoners of war in Palau.
(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any ...
vh Kazuo Yamane Interview (ddr-densho-1004-20)
Nisei male. Born December 8, 1916, in Hawaii. Was already in the army when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Served with the Military Intelligence Service as a translator at the Pentagon and in Europe.
(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. ...