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Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-328-12)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-328-12)
Caption in album: "Frank & Yuri[?] / Masa Hamada, me."
Joe Yamakido Interview (ddr-densho-1000-167)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview (ddr-densho-1000-167)
Nisei male. Born March 3, 1922, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in various cities in California, and was living in Harbor City, California, when Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941. Removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and then to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Later moved to the Jerome concentration camp in …
Wesley K. Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-166)
vh Wesley K. Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-166)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born May 20, 1935, in Tacoma, Washington. Spent early childhood in Kent, Washington, and was removed with family to the Pinedale Assembly Center at age seven. Family was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and then moved to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled and attended grade school and high school in Chicago, …
Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
vh Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
Nisei male. Born July 25, 1926, in the Imperial Valley, California. Incarcerated at the Tulare Assembly Center, California, Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In his interview, he discusses his memories of Tule Lake concentration camp after it became a segregation center, including the killing of a camp inmate rioting, implementation …
Tom Akashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-164)
vh Tom Akashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-164)
Nisei male. Born June 7, 1929, in Merced, California. Grew up in Mount Eden, California, and was removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Incarcerated at the Topaz concentration camp in Utah, then moved to Tule Lake concentration camp after family volunteered to move to Japan. While at Tule Lake, …
Jimi Yamaichi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-106)
vh Jimi Yamaichi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-106)
Nisei male. Born October 27, 1922. Grew up in San Jose, California, where his father had a farming operation. Incarcerated in the Pomona Assembly Center, Heart Mountain concentration camp and Tule Lake Segregation Center. Worked on an engineering crew on the Shoshone Dam, and later was a carpentry foreman in Tule Lake. Was in Tule during …
Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn (ddr-densho-1000-96)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn (ddr-densho-1000-96)
This is an intergenerational, group interview of members of the Tsutakawa family. Ayame Tsutakawa is a Kibei female born 1924 in Hollywood, California, then sent to Japan to live with relatives when thirteen months old. She returned to the United States at the age of twelve. During WWII, she was incarcerated in the Sacramento Assembly Center …
Yaeko Nakano - Hiroshi Nakano - Kenichi Nakano - Stanley Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-70)
vh Yaeko Nakano - Hiroshi Nakano - Kenichi Nakano - Stanley Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-70)
In this interview, Yaeko Nakano and her three sons, Kenichi, Hiroshi and Stanley, reflect on the incarceration experience and its impact, in the context of the Tule Lake Pilgrimage.
Minoru Kiyota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-36)
vh Minoru Kiyota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-36)
Kibei male, born October 12, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Raised primarily in San Francisco, California, spending four years in Hiratsuka, Japan. Was incarcerated with his family at Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Refused to sign the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," and as a consequence was moved to Tule Lake Segregation Center, California. In Tule, he renounced his U.S. …
Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-165)
vh Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-165)
Nisei male. Born November 8, 1922, in Sacramento, California. Spent childhood and adolescence in Loomis, California, before spending senior year in high school in Los Angeles, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to Marysville Assembly Center, California, and then to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Resisted the draft and renounced U.S. citizenship, remaining with …
Tulelake Linkville Cemetery memorial service and dedication (ddr-csujad-55-160)
doc Tulelake Linkville Cemetery memorial service and dedication (ddr-csujad-55-160)
Program for the Tule Lake Linkville Cemetery memorial service and dedication. Includes history of Tule Lake incarceration camp, background on the Linkville cemetery memorial project, acknowledgements, and project committee. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0162
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-167-9)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-167-9)
Arrested for failing to report for army induction physical; sentenced to three years in prison
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-167-5)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-167-5)
Unpleasant memories of Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, working as a trashman
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-167-6)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-167-6)
Personal reactions to mass removal, family's economic losses: "I was bitter"
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-167-4)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-167-4)
Being harassed and arrested following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-167-11)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-167-11)
Serving in the army after World War II: the only person of Japanese descent in unit
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-167-12)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-167-12)
Reflections on life: attending camp pilgrimages, message for future generations
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-167-7)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-167-7)
Blamed for riot in Santa Anita, and moved to Tule Lake concentration camp, California
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-167-13)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-167-13)
Thoughts on receiving redress: "it's peanuts compared to what it should have been"
Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-167-1)
vh Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-167-1)
Family background: growing up in California, one of six children
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