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Mitzi Masukawa Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-332)
img Mitzi Masukawa Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-332)
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. The caption reads: Harbor City. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_21_011
Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-326)
img Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-326)
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. The caption reads: Harbor City. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_21_005
Uno house; [Amy Uno Ishii] (ddr-csujad-29-121)
img Uno house; [Amy Uno Ishii] (ddr-csujad-29-121)
The Uno house on Thirty-Eight Street in Los Angeles, California. Amy Uno Ishii in 1939, three years prior to her forced evacuation from the West Coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P041
Ujinobu Niwa Interview (ddr-manz-1-138)
vh Ujinobu Niwa Interview (ddr-manz-1-138)
Nisei male. Born in Los Angeles, California, where father ran a fruit stand and mother was a Japanese language school teacher. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp and moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, eventually establishing a career in chemistry.

(This interview has audio problems due to the equipment used …

Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-38)
img Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-38)
Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado. Novemer 3, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f03
Manzanar quiet under Army rule (ddr-csujad-36-17)
doc Manzanar quiet under Army rule (ddr-csujad-36-17)
News clipping titled, Manzanar Quiet Under Army Role, from the Los Angeles Examiner. A news clipping from: Manzanar Photo Album. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: man_01_019
[= Betsuin newsletter], no. 10, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-225)
doc [= Betsuin newsletter], no. 10, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-225)
A newsletter published by Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin. It is enclosed with another issue (csudh_oki_0219) into the envelope (csudh_oki_0218). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_62_003
[= Betsuin newsletter], October 10, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-224)
doc [= Betsuin newsletter], October 10, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-224)
A newsletter published by Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin. It is enclosed with another issue (csudh_oki_0220) into the envelope (csudh_oki_0218). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_62_002
Infantry training (ddr-densho-114-177)
img Infantry training (ddr-densho-114-177)
Original caption: Yoshio Tamura of Los Angeles, California is one of the first trainees to arrive at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, Infantry Replacement Training Center. He is being welcomed by Lt. Col. J.P. Gammon, Commander of the 66th Infantry Training Battalion, 14th Regiment, as the other trainees look on. February 2, 1942.
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4309 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-22)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4309 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-22)
Selected article titles: "Featuring... Nisei-Grams"; "Nisei's Home Stoned in S.F."; "Wounded Nisei Soldier Gets Ovation in Los Angeles"; "Californians' Worry Grows at Treatment of Evacuees"; "Plenty to Eat at Spring Retreat"; "Nisei Committee Aids Resettlers and Organizes in Philadelphia"; "Manzanar Light Levy Suit Asked"; "California Anti Japanese League is Organized."
Mary Kageyama Nomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-255)
vh Mary Kageyama Nomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-255)
Nisei female. Born September 29, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Lost both parents at an early age, and was raised by older siblings as part of a large family. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Trained in music from childhood, became known as the "Songbird of Manzanar," performing in camp. After …
Yo Shibuya Interview (ddr-manz-1-98)
vh Yo Shibuya Interview (ddr-manz-1-98)
Nisei male. Born August 23, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. Went to Japan for a time as a child with family before returning to California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, learned the saxophone and played with the Jive Bombers band. After leaving camp, attended college and began …
Sue K. Embrey Interview (ddr-densho-1000-6)
vh Sue K. Embrey Interview (ddr-densho-1000-6)
Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, was incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp, California. Wrote for the Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee. …
Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
vh Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
Yonsei male. Born March 28, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Following the war, became a counselor in the public school system in Los Angeles. Active in a number of community causes including …
Setsuko Izumi Asano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-392)
vh Setsuko Izumi Asano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-392)
Nisei female. Born March 3, 1932, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, moved with family to New Orleans, Louisiana. Remained in New Orleans for thirteen years, finishing school and establishing a career …
Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
av Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
Ryo Komae was born on July 26, 1918, in Los Angeles, California. He was one of three children, and his parents were Tojiro and Komaji Komae. His father was "watchman" (security guard) for the Los Angeles City Market and his mother was a housewife. During World War II, he was removed with his family to the …
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Dr. Goss (ddr-densho-468-120)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Dr. Goss (ddr-densho-468-120)
Letter with updated address and update on student relocation process
Letter from RW Goss to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-122)
doc Letter from RW Goss to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-122)
Confirmation of receipt of letter dated Sept. 12 with enclosure of copy of Goss's letter from September 17. Notice that October 3 is last day to register for graduate college.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Dr. R. W. Goss (ddr-densho-468-101)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Dr. R. W. Goss (ddr-densho-468-101)
Letter concerning Ishikawa's admission to the University of Nebraska
Letters to Joseph Ishikawa from Henry
doc Letters to Joseph Ishikawa from Henry "Hank" Ishikawa with letter of acceptance from University of Nebraska (ddr-densho-468-100)
Page one is a brief letter from Hank. Page two is Joseph Ishikawa's letter of acceptance confirming his transfer from UCLA to the University of Nebraska
Tomiye Terasaki Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-122-7)
vh Tomiye Terasaki Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-122-7)
Raising three children in Los Angeles, California (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. It was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terasaki's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors in English, in order to …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-7-3)
vh Harry Ueno Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-7-3)
Getting married, selling produce in a market in Los Angeles, California

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Misako Shigekawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-74)
vh Misako Shigekawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-74)
Nisei female. Born January 2, 1909, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California, attending the University of Southern California before World War II and graduating with a degree in pharmacy. Married and was living in Terminal Island, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After being removed from Terminal Island, moved to …
Grave stone (ddr-csujad-25-205)
img Grave stone (ddr-csujad-25-205)
A group photograph of Taenaka family with Tamesaburo and Kamie Taenaka's grave stone at a cemetery in 1955 probably in Los Angeles, California. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_077
Sasaki family (ddr-csujad-38-315)
img Sasaki family (ddr-csujad-38-315)
Photographed is the Sasaki family, including Hiromi and Sally Sakaye, sitting in front of their house on Lomita Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 19. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_19_016
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