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Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-218)
img Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-218)
Original caption: Lodi, California. Father and son give pre-evacuation information at wartime Civil Control Administration Station. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-217)
img Government worker interviewing father and son (ddr-densho-151-217)
Original caption: Lodi, California. Father and son give pre-evacuation data at Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 29, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-174)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 29, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-174)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Ayame reports to them that Masao and she has arrived at Lodi, California to meet the Tanimotos, who are Ayame's parents. In the letter, Ayame writes about her plan to spend a few days in Lodi and visit the Okines soon after. The arrival …
Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-213)
doc Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-213)
A letter from Morio Tanimoto to his daughter's parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He thanks the Okines for the gift pertaining to the birth and giving a name, "Masaye." Jeanne Masaye Okine is their newly born granddaughter. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_52_001
Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Seiichi Okine, January 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-122)
doc Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Seiichi Okine, January 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-122)
A letter from Morio Tanimoto in Lodi, California, to Seiichi Okine in Hawthorne, California. He thanks Seiichi for his gift and also congratulates on his daughter, Hatsuno's marriage, enclosing the monetary gift for her. This letter is sent by Akiko Tanimoto and addresses Dorothy Okine. The handwritten notes on the back of the envelope read: Arrived …
Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January [1], [1948?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-284)
doc Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January [1], [1948?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-284)
A New Year's letter from Morio Tanimoto to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Morio Tanimoto is a father of their daughter-in-law, Ayame Okine. He expresses his appreciation for the Christmas gift from the Okines, and is glad to see a photograph of Ayame's daughter, Jeanne Okine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Letter from [Akiko] Ann Tanimoto to Mrs. S. Okine, August 28, 1952 (ddr-csujad-5-277)
doc Letter from [Akiko] Ann Tanimoto to Mrs. S. Okine, August 28, 1952 (ddr-csujad-5-277)
A letter from Akiko Ann Tanimoto to Tomeyo Okine. She appreciates Tomeyo's gift of flowers. She informs that they have started picking grapes. The arrival date of the letter, September 2, 1952, is recorded on the backside of the envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_12_001
Letter from Kimiye Tanimoto to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 2, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-211)
doc Letter from Kimiye Tanimoto to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 2, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-211)
A letter from Kimiye Tanimoto to her relatives, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Kimiye is a sister-in-law of the Okine's son, Masao Okine. She recently returned from Japan to the US and is producing grapes in Lodi, California. In the letter, she gives appreciation to Seiichi and Tomeyo for their visit and gifts. See this object in …
Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Seiichi Okine, February 18, [1945-1947] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-286)
doc Letter from Morio Tanimoto to Seiichi Okine, February 18, [1945-1947] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-286)
A letter from Morio Tanimoto to his relatives, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Morio is a father of their daughter-in-law, Ayame Okine. In the letter, he thanks them for the oranges and tangerines. He includes updates on his crops: that he is finished pruning and is starting to plant seeds for grapes. See this object in the …
Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-219)
img Japanese Americans registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-219)
Original caption: Lodi, California. Heads of families and persons living alone, of Japanese ancestry, have concluded their arrangements at the Wartime Civil Control Administration Control Station under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 70. Their papers are in order and they are turning them in at a desk before they leave for the Assembly Center.
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-248)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-248)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi grape-producing district. Their identification numbers and family groups are checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where their baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-250)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-250)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi district. Their identification numbers and family groups are being checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where their baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.
Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-249)
img Japanese Americans arriving to Stockton (ddr-densho-151-249)
Original caption: Stockton, California. People of Japanese ancestry from the Lodi grape-producing district. Their identification numbers, and family groups are checked by officials as they leave the buses. They are then directed to the place where there baggage is checked for contraband; medically examined, and assigned to their place in the barracks.

Narrator Fred Hirasuna

Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in the redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL.
Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz Interview (ddr-densho-1000-252)
vh Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz Interview (ddr-densho-1000-252)
Nisei female. Born September 15, 1932, in Lodi, California. Grew up in Jersey Island, a small island in the Sacramento Delta. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Los Angeles, California. Graduated from Long Beach State and earned a …

Narrator Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz

Nisei female. Born September 15, 1932, in Lodi, California. Grew up in Jersey Island, a small island in the Sacramento Delta. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Los Angeles, California. Graduated from Long Beach State and earned a …
Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-1000-21)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-1000-21)
Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in the redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL.

(This interview was conducted at …

Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-122-29)
vh Fred Hirasuna Interview (ddr-densho-122-29)
Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL. Mr. Hirasuna passed away on February …
Tetsuo
av Tetsuo "Ted" Hasegawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-4)
Ted Hasegawa was born on January 16, 1921, in Sacramento, California, and educated in Japan. When he returned to Torrance, California, where his parents farmed, he started kindergarten at the age of 11. After high school, he took automotive classes at a trade school in Los Angeles. Hasegawa witnessed the mass eviction of Japanese residents from …
Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
doc Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
A letter from Masao and Ayame Okine to their parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao reports to his parents about his arrival to Chicago after his discharge from the U.S. Army, serving as a Nisei solder in Japan. He describes his life in Chicago, such as buying a car and driving to New York to see …
Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-6)
img Assembly center new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-6)
Original WRA caption: Stockton, California. Arrival at Assembly center at 12:45 pm. This assembly center has been open for one week. This group was evacuated from their homes in the Lodi district (grape area) this morning. Their identification numbers and family groups are checked by officials as they get off the bus. They are then directed …
Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
doc Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
A new year's greeting letter from Ayame Okine in Bartlett, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okines in Hawthorne, California. This letter is mailed from Fred S. Tange's place where Ayame stays. In the letter, she appreciates the monetary gift from her parents-in-law while she feels ashamed to have them to still worry about her …
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