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Wakako Yamauchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-253)
vh Wakako Yamauchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-253)
Nisei female. Born October 23, 1924, in Westmorland, California. Grew up in the Imperial Valley before being removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona, during World War II. After leaving camp, attended art school in San Diego before marrying and moving to Los Angeles. Published short story And the Soul Shall Dance, which …
Pacific Citizen, Whole No. 2,228, Vol. 96, No. 8 (March 4, 1983) (ddr-pc-55-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Whole No. 2,228, Vol. 96, No. 8 (March 4, 1983) (ddr-pc-55-8)
Selected article titles: "CWRIC challenges 1942 government decisions" (p. 1), "Nikkei legislators are pleased with commission's findings" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadians seek $50 million in reparations" (p. 1), "JACL's Redress chair also has high hopes after CWRIC report" (p. 1), "California Legislature issues Day of Remembrance resolution" (p. 2), "Racial, religious violence rose 66% in Los …
Trip to United States (ddr-csujad-25-216)
img Trip to United States (ddr-csujad-25-216)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are eight photographs of the Taenaka family and their relatives, including Kamie, Haruko, and Toshikuni, most likely taken in the early 1920s. Some photographs are taken on Chichibu Maru, a Japanese passenger ship. Other photographs are taken probably in Los Angeles, California. See this …
Kamie Taenaka or Sadae Umeda, grocery store (ddr-csujad-25-243)
img Kamie Taenaka or Sadae Umeda, grocery store (ddr-csujad-25-243)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a photograph of Kamie Taenaka or her sister, Sadae Umeda, and her child inside a grocery store. It appears that she is serving a Caucasian customer in the store. It is probably taken in Los Angeles, California between 1915 and 1925. See this …
Taenaka family, children (ddr-csujad-25-237)
img Taenaka family, children (ddr-csujad-25-237)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs including the Taenakas' children, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko. A house and car are depicted in the photographs, where the Taenakas most likely reside in Los Angeles, California. The photographs appear to be taken in the late 1920s. See …
Fumino Tsuchiya-Knox Interview (ddr-chi-1-12)
vh Fumino Tsuchiya-Knox Interview (ddr-chi-1-12)
Sansei female. Born February 20, 1945, at the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Prior to the war, her father, an Issei, was a curator at the Harding Museum in Chicago. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, her parents decided to volunteer to go early to Manzanar to help set up the camp. After leaving Manzanar, the family …
Alice Ono Interview (ddr-densho-400-19)
av Alice Ono Interview (ddr-densho-400-19)
Alice Ono was born on January 1, 1912, in Los Angeles, California. She was one of five children of Yujiro and Yone Fukuyama. Her father was a produce broker and her mother was a housewife. During World War II, she and her family were sent to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war she and …
Glenn H. Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-16)
vh Glenn H. Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-16)
Sansei male. Born March 6, 1947, in Los Angeles, California. Son of Akira Kageyama, one of the key players in the guyaule rubber-producing project at the Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, …

UC Santa Barbara Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s (ddr-csujad-25)
Collection UC Santa Barbara Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s (ddr-csujad-25)
Japanese in America, circa early 1900s-1960s, boxes 7-12: The collection contains photographs and albums of the Japanese in the United States, mainly Washington, California, Colorado, and Utah. The photographs include family portraits and snapshots capturing their community activities and local events, such as picnic, wedding, funeral, local associations’ activities, etc., mostly taken in the early 1900s. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 24 (June 15, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-24)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 24 (June 15, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-24)
Selected article titles: "442nd to Be Deactivated on Return to U.S. Japanese American Regiment Parades for Last Time in Italy as Sailing Date Nears" (p. 1), "California Court Declares Anti-Alien Fishing Law Invalid. Los Angeles Justice Rules Ban on Japanese Fishermen Violates U.S. Constitution" (p. 1), "California Supreme Court Will Rule on Alien Land Act" (p. …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-307)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-307)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are family photographs including Japanese men, women, and children. One photograph captures a birthday party for a Japanese American female child in July 1943. Another photograph captures a group of Japanese American female children taken in summer 1927. Photographs also include the …
An Oral History with Woodrow Odanaka (ddr-csujad-29-14)
av An Oral History with Woodrow Odanaka (ddr-csujad-29-14)
Impressions of a Nisei concerning pre-World War II family produce business in Los Angeles, California; removal to Santa Anita Assembly Center in California, and the Granada incarceration camp in Colorado; wartime college experiences in Minnesota; and Army military intelligence duties in the Philippines and occupied Japan. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral …
Miyuki Yasui Interview (ddr-one-7-28)
vh Miyuki Yasui Interview (ddr-one-7-28)
Nisei female. Born September 18, 1926, in South Pasadena, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Attended college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after leaving camp. Eventually married and moved to Portland, Oregon.

(This material is based upon work …

Alan Nishio Interview (ddr-densho-1000-450)
vh Alan Nishio Interview (ddr-densho-1000-450)
Sansei male. Born August 9, 1945, at the Manzanar concentration camp, California, where his parents were incarcerated during World War II. Grew up in the Venice area of California, and became increasingly politically active while attending the University of California, Berkeley, during the Free Speech Movement during the late 1960s. Earned a master's degree at the …
Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, Buddhist temple] (ddr-csujad-25-130)
img Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, Buddhist temple] (ddr-csujad-25-130)
A group photograph of the tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, including Kamie Taenaka, along with Buddhist practitioners in Japan. The location is possibly Kongobuji, a Buddhist temple in Mount Koya. 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_002
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 16 (April 17, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-16)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 16 (April 17, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-16)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Government Challenges Validity of California Ban. Justice Department Intercedes By Filing Friend of Court Brief In Takahashi Test Case" (p. 1), "Los Angeles Supervisors Urge Congress to Remove Race Bans from Naturalization Law" (p. 1), "JACL Endorses Immediate Statehood for Hawaii Islands" (p. 2), "Japanese Canadians Continue Campaign to Win Franchise Right …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 5 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-30)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 5 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-30)
Selected article titles: "California Chinese Americans Ask Fair Play for U.S. Nisei" (p. 1), "Leupp Not Prison Or Concentration Camp, Says Best" (p. 1), "Plan Exchange of U.S., Japan Nationals Soon. Repatriation Ship Will Take 1500 Persons To Porguguese India" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Problems Considered by Dillon Myer During Los Angeles Visit" (p. 2), "Evacuees …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 27 No. 4 (July 24, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-29)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 27 No. 4 (July 24, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-29)
Selected article titles: "Seek to Expedite Payment of Evacuee Small Claims" (p. 1), "California Nisei Army Officer Serves as Aide to MacArthur" (p. 1), No Exit Permits Required in Future for Japanese Aliens" (p. 1), "41 Canada Evacuee Holdouts Evicted as Moose Jaw Hostel Finally Closed by Government" (p. 2), "Masaoka Opposes Proposal to File New …
Letter from Rosalie Y. Obi to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, 1942 June 17 (ddr-csujad-20-9)
doc Letter from Rosalie Y. Obi to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, 1942 June 17 (ddr-csujad-20-9)
Personal letter written from the Santa Anita Assembly Center expressing thanks to Miller and his congregation for the lunch that they provided on the day of their removal from Los Angeles, departing from the Japanese Methodist Church, May 1, 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_07
Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-4)
vh Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-4)
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 …
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 …
Japanese American Korean War Veterans (ddr-csujad-1-196)
doc Japanese American Korean War Veterans (ddr-csujad-1-196)
A "souvenir booklet" to commemorate the first reunion of Japanese American Korean War Veterans and dedication of the Japanese American Korean War memorial held at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, California, May 23-25, 1997. Includes names and images of the Americans of Japanese ancestry who were killed in action during the Korean …
Letter from Teruko Fuji to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, April 9, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-202)
doc Letter from Teruko Fuji to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, April 9, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-202)
A letter from Teruko Fujii, a member of "S.P. Church" in Los Angeles, California, to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Teruko informs them that the properties of the S.P. Church have been sold. She also invites the Okines to her church's prayers on the second Sunday. The arrival date of the letter, April 10, 1947, is recorded …
Taenaka family, portrait (ddr-csujad-25-263)
img Taenaka family, portrait (ddr-csujad-25-263)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are three photographs of the Taenaka family, including a family portrait in which Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko are photographed. The two other photographs depict a family picnic. The photographs are most likely taken between 1923 and 1924 in Los …
Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-248)
img Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-248)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are a family portrait of the Taenakas, including Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko most likely taken in Los Angeles, California, between 1924 and 1925. There is also of a photograph of their relatives in Japan taken in front of their …
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