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Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-350-1)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-350-1)
Father's family background: immigration to Alaska

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-350-9)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-350-9)
Hearing about gambling in the canneries

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-350-15)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-350-15)
Arriving early at assembly center

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually …

George Naohara and Keny Kuwahara at Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-23)
img George Naohara and Keny Kuwahara at Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho (ddr-csujad-38-23)
Photographed are George Nobuo Naohara and Kenneth Kenji Kuwahara standing in front of Civilian Conservation Corps mobile camps, Rupert, Idaho. The caption reads: We started thinning sugar beets. What we are holding are buckets and water. [In Japanese]. The same image without captions is found in item: csudh_nao_0032. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), …
Photograph of furlough workers leaving for the beet fields of Montana and Idaho (ddr-csujad-47-9)
img Photograph of furlough workers leaving for the beet fields of Montana and Idaho (ddr-csujad-47-9)
Photograph of furlough workers leaving for the beet fields of Montana and Idaho, after lifting of the WDC prohibitions, many left by truck carrying their household goods with them. A sagebrush dominates the foreground of the photograph. In the distance, people are standing next to two buses, the camp entrance, administraiton buildings and the Sierra Nevada …
Photograph of furlough workers leaving for the beet fields of Montana and Idaho (ddr-csujad-47-11)
img Photograph of furlough workers leaving for the beet fields of Montana and Idaho (ddr-csujad-47-11)
Photograph of furlough workers getting ready to leave for the beet fields of Montana and Idaho. A large truck with a tarp secured over the contents is on the left. The Manzanar Police Department and other administrative buildings in the background with the Sierra Nevada. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Memorandum from the WRA to persons on seasonal leave (ddr-densho-25-36)
doc Memorandum from the WRA to persons on seasonal leave (ddr-densho-25-36)
The Iseris had originally been held at Tule Lake concentration camp before it became a segregation camp. At the time of the conversion, they were living in Weiser, Idaho, under the seasonal work leave program. This letter, which was sent to the Iseris in Idaho, explained the circumstances surrounding the conversion of Tule Lake.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-55)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-55)
Excerpt: "This has been my annual 'hell week' so there isn't a lot to write about." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-26)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-26)
Excerpt: "I'm celebrating my first Saturday afternoon off by a weekend spree and revelling in civilization!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-23)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-23)
Excerpt: "I'm in town tonight -- had to pick up my laundry and saw 'Murder He Says'..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-68)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-68)
Excerpt: "It has been a beautiful sunny weekend. In spite of looking like spring, it's cold." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-15)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-15)
Excerpt: "First -- did you ever receive the bond I sent by registered letter early in December?" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Japanese American children (ddr-densho-26-184)
img Japanese American children (ddr-densho-26-184)
Photo taken at the Minidoka concentration camp. Written on back of photograph "taken on Joyce's birthday Aug. 5, 1945 40 Hunty, Idaho"
Portrait of Chiyono Isoshima (ddr-densho-477-15)
img Portrait of Chiyono Isoshima (ddr-densho-477-15)
Portrait of Chiyono (Makio) Isoshima sitting in a kimono. Caption below the photo is "Chiyono" in black ink. Caption on bottom of page is "Takeo's Siblings: Sister Yukiko 1913 St. Marie, Idaho Takeo 1915 St. Marie, Idaho Brother Hiroo 1918 Okayama, Japan Sister Chizu 1925 White Fish, Montana Sister Fuki 1927 White Fish, Montana" in printed …
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-8)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-8)
Excerpt: "Monday was chiefly introductory welcoming speeches by key people and preliminary planning which went rather slowly." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-54)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-54)
Excerpt: "Two weeks ago tomorrow, which is approximately when I wrote last, I had dinner at Marguerite's." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Sugar beet topping crew (ddr-densho-37-725)
img Sugar beet topping crew (ddr-densho-37-725)
Original WRA caption: All girl crew of sugar beet toppers working for Berlin Fought near Burley, Idaho. The girls cooked their own meals.
Sugar beet crew (ddr-densho-37-46)
img Sugar beet crew (ddr-densho-37-46)
Original WRA caption: All girl crew of sugar beet toppers working for Berlin Fought near Burley, Idaho. The girls cooked their own meals.
Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-350-14)
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Leaving Alaska by ship: mother brings a washing machine along

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-350-21)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-350-21)
Attending the University of Washington and living in SYNKOA house

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-350-13)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-350-13)
Hearing about FBI arrests of Issei in the community

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time …

Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-112-18)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-112-18)
Difficulties taking care of children in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
doc Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
This letter was sent from Kunizo Mayeno in the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico, to his wife Masaye at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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