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Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] (ddr-csujad-25-128)
img Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] (ddr-csujad-25-128)
An album titled as Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] containing mainly photographs taken during Kamie Taenaka's trip to Japan. Kamie Taenaka participates in the Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party tour in 1955, which is arranged by Koyasan Los Angeles Branch and conducted by Nihon Kotsu Kosha, a Japanese tourist agency. She also …
Arthur Ogami Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-154-1)
vh Arthur Ogami Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-154-1)
Family background: parents' immigration from Japan to Whittier, California
Takeshi Minato Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-57-12)
vh Takeshi Minato Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-57-12)
Living on Terminal Island, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor
Peggy Tanemura Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-85-1)
vh Peggy Tanemura Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-85-1)
Family's immigration route: from Hawaii to California to Japan to Seattle
Ben Takeshita Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-467-9)
vh Ben Takeshita Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-467-9)
Leaving camp and returning to California while Kibei brother goes to Japan
Arthur Ogami Interview Segment 39 (ddr-densho-1000-154-39)
vh Arthur Ogami Interview Segment 39 (ddr-densho-1000-154-39)
Returning to Los Angeles, California, from Japan in 1953, finding a job a day after arriving
Family traveling back to Japan (ddr-densho-321-919)
img Family traveling back to Japan (ddr-densho-321-919)
Caption in album: "Mom leaving for Japan / Kiku / Born: Napa, California / 1907 / Spent 10 years in / Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan."
Short story:
doc Short story: "At the sound of the chimes" (ddr-densho-468-8)
Handwritten draft on stationery from The Japan-California Daily News
Maynard Horiuchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-229)
vh Maynard Horiuchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-229)
Female. Born August 8, 1925, in Vallejo, California. Due to father's career as a prominent Navy admiral, moved frequently while growing up, living in Hawaii, Cuba, California, China and Japan. Worked as an editor for the military in Washington, D.C., and Japan. While in Japan, met future husband, Lucius Horiuchi. Presently lives in Sonoma, California.
Lois Yuki Interview (ddr-manz-1-85)
vh Lois Yuki Interview (ddr-manz-1-85)
Nisei female. Born September 13, 1944, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1945, family repatriated to Japan. Grew up in Japan, attending school there, before returning with family in the 1950s. Eventually became a teacher and settled in California.
Susumu Iwasaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-63)
vh Susumu Iwasaki Interview (ddr-manz-1-63)
Nisei male. Born June 18, 1927, in Terminal Island, California. Grew up in Terminal Island before being removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. Joined the Military Intelligence Service, working as an interpreter in Japan during the U.S. occupation. Married in Japan and eventually returned to California.
Yoshioka Family Collection (ddr-densho-391)
Collection Yoshioka Family Collection (ddr-densho-391)
Collection of 69 photographs and 4 documents from the Yoshioka family. The photographs are of Kiyoko Yoshioka nee Maeda's life, mainly pre-war California and Japan, some from Poston, and some in post-war California.
Report of the California Joint Immigration Committee (ddr-densho-35-414)
doc Report of the California Joint Immigration Committee (ddr-densho-35-414)
California Joint Immigration Committee report titled: "Quota For Japan As A Remedy For Misunderstanding And Promoter Of Trade."
Meriko Maida Collection (ddr-densho-494)
Collection Meriko Maida Collection (ddr-densho-494)
A memorial website to Meriko Maida's life. Includes biographical essays and photographs from Meriko's life. Meriko was born in Richmond, California to Torayoshi (Muraki) Maida and Kane Maida in 1920. She grew up in Richmond, traveling to Japan in 1937 to receive additional education. She returned to California in 1939. She and her family were incarcerated …
Minoru Yamaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-127)
vh Minoru Yamaguchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-127)
Nisei male. Born 1940 in Spreckels, California. Soon after Minoru was born, father decided to move the family to Japan. Lived in Japan during World War II, returning to the U.S. in the 1960s. Went to school in Chicago for a time before eventually settling in Southern California.
Rose Ito Tsunekawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-13)
vh Rose Ito Tsunekawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-13)
Nisei female. Born July 9, 1930, in Salinas, California. Grew up in Salinas, where father ran a successful farm. In 1941, moved with family to Japan. Remained in Japan during World War II and worked as an interpreter. After the war, returned to the United States and presently lives in California.
Members of the Central Raw Silk Association of Japan (ddr-densho-300-253)
img Members of the Central Raw Silk Association of Japan (ddr-densho-300-253)
Caption in album: "The Central Raw Silk Association of Japan. Japanese Pavilion, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California. The Silk Girls."
Members of the Central Raw Silk Association of Japan (ddr-densho-300-254)
img Members of the Central Raw Silk Association of Japan (ddr-densho-300-254)
Caption in album: "The Central Raw Silk Association of Japan. Japanese Pavilion, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California. The Silk Girls."
Noboru Kamibayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-477)
vh Noboru Kamibayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-477)
Nisei male. Born June 23, 1930, in Fairfax, Washington. Grew up in Venice, California, where parents had a produce farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Parents signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and decided to return with the family to Japan to live. After several years in Japan, came …
Arthur Ogami - Kimi Ogami Interview (ddr-manz-1-109)
vh Arthur Ogami - Kimi Ogami Interview (ddr-manz-1-109)
Arthur Ogami: Nisei male. Born April 10, 1922 in Whittier, California. Spent childhood in California, before being removed to Manzanar concentration camp in 1942. Left Manzanar several times to work as a beet topper for local farmers. Decided to expatriate to Japan because of mother's wishes, and was transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp. In 1945, …
Sumiko M. Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-269)
vh Sumiko M. Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-269)
Nisei female. Born May 12, 1925, in Spreckels, California. Moved frequently with family as a child, eventually settling in Gilroy, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Following father's desire to repatriate to Japan, transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp, California, when it …
Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-56)
img Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-56)
A photograph taken at the Japan Day celebration at the Japan Pavilion, San Francisco, California. From page 22 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_22_001
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