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Commendation (ddr-csujad-5-227)
doc Commendation (ddr-csujad-5-227)
A commendation issued by Nishi Honganji, Kyoto, Japan. It praises Seiichi Okine for his devotion to "the development, propagation, and progress of Buddhism in America." It is mailed by Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_63_002
Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-157)
img Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-157)
A photograph of Kamie Taenaka and other tourists from Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party having a meal at an individual's house, most likely in Totsugawa, Japan. 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_029
Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [arrival] (ddr-csujad-25-132)
img Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [arrival] (ddr-csujad-25-132)
A group photograph of the tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, including Kamie Taenaka, taken in Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan, after their arrival. 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_004
Kamie Taenaka, Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, San Francisco International Airport (ddr-csujad-25-138)
img Kamie Taenaka, Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, San Francisco International Airport (ddr-csujad-25-138)
A group photograph including Kamie Taenaka and other tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party taken at Gate 34 of San Francisco International Airport. 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_010
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 4 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-30)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 4 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-30)
Selected article titles: "War Veterans in Stockton Take Steps to Restore Cemetery Desecrated by Angry Citizens" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadians File Cases to Test Validity of Dominion's Evacuee Segregation Program" (p. 2), "WRA Official Counters Charge of 'Conspiracy' by Legislator" (p. 2), "425 Evacuees Leave Rohwer Center on Special Train for Former Homes in California" (p. …
Tomiye Terasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-122)
vh Tomiye Terasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-122)
Kibei female. Born October 5, 1910, in San Francisco, California. At age three, sent to live with grandfather and receive education in Fukuoka, Japan. After high school, temporarily moved to Tokyo and assisted family-owned business. In 1929, returned to U.S. to join parents in Sacramento. After arranged marriage to Mr. Tadao Sakita, moved to Los Angeles, …
Letter from Mrs. K. Befu to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-119)
doc Letter from Mrs. K. Befu to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-119)
A letter from Komaki Befu in Los Angeles, California to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, in Hawthorne, California. She thanks Mr. and Mrs. Okine for their visit and the mochi mailed to her. She also informs that Mr. Yoshikawa has given her son, Masuo Befu, a farewell gift. The handwritten notes on the back of the envelope …
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 …
Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-107)
doc Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-107)
A cash receipt for 19.00 dollars paid by Seiichi Okine on January 7, 1946. The receipt is issued by G. D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager of the Federal Public Housing Authority, Project no. WR 4-8, in charge of housing of the former incarcerees in Los Angeles County, California. See this object in the California State Universities …
Taenaka family, children (ddr-csujad-25-261)
img Taenaka family, children (ddr-csujad-25-261)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the pages are thirteen photographs mainly of the Taenakas' children. One photograph includes all the family members: Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko Taenaka. The photographs are taken in the early 1920s in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State …
Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-271)
img Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-271)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs of the Taenaka family, including Kamie, Haruko, Chiyoko, and Saiko taken with the local Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California. Haruko, Chiyoko and Saiko wear kimono. The photographs are probably taken in the early 1930s. See this object in the …
Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-226)
img Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-226)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs of Kamie Taenaka [Shibuya]. Include Haruko and Tamesaburo Taenaka. The photographs are taken around the early 1910s in Los Angeles, California. Also include Kamie Taenaka's photographs most likely taken in Japan before the marriage. See this object in the California State …
Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-108)
doc Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-108)
A cash receipt for 12.03 dollars paid by Seiichi Okine on December 17, 1945. The receipt is issued by G. D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager of the Federal Public Housing Authority, Project no. WR 4-8, in charge of housing of the former incarcerees in Los Angeles County, California. See this object in the California State Universities …
Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-140)
doc Cash receipt (ddr-csujad-5-140)
A cash receipt for 17.50 dollars paid by Seiichi Okine on April 8, 1946. The receipt is issued by G. D. Holmquist, Contract Housing Manager of the Federal Public Housing Authority, Project no. WR 4-8, in charge of housing of the former incarcerees in Los Angeles County, California. See this object in the California State Universities …
Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-253)
img Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-253)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are three photographs including a portrait of the Taenaka family taken in Los Angeles, California between 1921 and 1923 and a photograph of the Taenaka family members along with other people in the Japanese community having a picnic. See this object in the California …
Taenaka family and relatives (ddr-csujad-25-217)
img Taenaka family and relatives (ddr-csujad-25-217)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are six photographs of the Taenaka family, including Yaeko, Chiyoko, and Saiko and their relatives, most likely taken in Los Angeles, California in the early 1930s. In the photographs, Japanese American females and children are wearing kimono. See this object in the California State …
Susumu Mukushima Interview (ddr-chi-1-4)
vh Susumu Mukushima Interview (ddr-chi-1-4)
Nisei male. Born October 8, 1942, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, mother and father received special dispensation to delay going to the Santa Anita Assembly Center to give birth. After Susumu was born, the family was sent to Santa Anita and then the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and later transferred to Tule …
Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Farm Bureau member, January 22, 1952 (ddr-csujad-5-280)
doc Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Farm Bureau member, January 22, 1952 (ddr-csujad-5-280)
A letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Farm Bureau member. It solicits donations from the members. The handwritten notes read: March of Dimes, $5.00, 1-29-52, C#612. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_14_002
Former Los Angeles fruit and vegetable clerk Joe Sitsuda weighing nails in Union Hardware Store, Denver, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-28)
img Former Los Angeles fruit and vegetable clerk Joe Sitsuda weighing nails in Union Hardware Store, Denver, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-28)
Former Los Angeles fruit and vegetable clerk Joe Sitsuda weighing nails in Union Hardware Store, Denver, Colorado, where he has worked since December 1, 1942. He came from Colorado River incarceration camp. March 2, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_028
Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-135)
img Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-135)
A group photograph of the tourists of the Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party in front of a Japan Air Line airplane at San Francisco International Airport before departure. 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_007
Rosanzerusu Koyasan Kankodan [Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, Kokyogaien National Gardens] (ddr-csujad-25-133)
img Rosanzerusu Koyasan Kankodan [Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, Kokyogaien National Gardens] (ddr-csujad-25-133)
A group photograph of the tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, including Kamie Taenaka, taken in front of Nijubashi [= Double Bridge] at Kokyo Gaien National Gardens, Tokyo, Japan. 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_005
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 17 (November 2, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-44)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 17 (November 2, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-44)
Selected article titles: "California Court Upholds Alien Land Act" (p. 1), "Oyama Test Case to Be Taken to U.S. Court; Fight Just Started, Declares Masaoka" (p. 1), "Stranded Nisei in Japan Seek to Return to Homes in America" (p. 1), "Los Angeles Civil Rights Group Will Investigate Suit to Oust Japanese American from Home" (p. 7), …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 24 (June 12, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-23)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 24 (June 12, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-23)
Selected article titles: "High Court Outlaws California Fishing Ban. Rules in Takahashi Test Case State Restriction Against Japanese Violates Constitution" (p. 1), "Canada Will Open West Coast Area to Japanese Canadians Next April, Declares Official" (p. 1), "300 Japanese American Flood Refugees Given Temporary Relief, Housing in Portland" (p. 2), "Los Angeles Trailer Camp Ordered Closed" …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 94 (August 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-181)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 94 (August 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-181)
Selected article titles: "Cozzens Praises Pratt's Statement"; "YMCA Worker on West Coast for Survey Work"; "On the Other Hand"; "Technical Sergeant Released from Ft. Logan"; "Responsibility"; "Investigate Shot"; "Returnee Unable to Get Re-Established: Suicide"; "Tule Lake Fire Fighters Give a Demonstration"; "Returnee News"; "Union Metes Out Punishment to 5"; "Masaoka Speaks at Conclave"; "California Girls Fete …
Grace Watanabe Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-249)
vh Grace Watanabe Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-249)
Nisei female. Born 1925 in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Boyle Heights, where father was a prominent Baptist minister, establishing his own church. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Obtained student leave to finish high school in Abilene, Texas. Post-World War II, …
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