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Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-146)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-146)
Excerpt: "Received your string of post cards and the continued letters." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Tom Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-41)
vh Tom Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-41)
Nisei male. Born August 22, 1917, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Worked for a reservoir maintenance crew in camp. Left camp for Reno, Nevada, finding work as an aviation mechanic. Later returned to Los Angeles, establishing a business as an auto mechanic.
John Young Interview (ddr-manz-1-171)
vh John Young Interview (ddr-manz-1-171)
Chinese American male. Born May 22, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where father was an herbalist. In 1942, married a Japanese American woman and voluntarily joined her and her family in the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, drafted into the military and served in Europe.
Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview I (ddr-manz-1-51)
vh Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview I (ddr-manz-1-51)
Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking …
Roy Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-59)
vh Roy Murakami Interview (ddr-manz-1-59)
Nisei male. Born January 15, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Prior to World War II, father was a community leader who helped to establish the first judo dojo in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Following the war, served in the military during the Korean War, and eventually returned …
Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview II (ddr-manz-1-52)
vh Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview II (ddr-manz-1-52)
Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking …
George Oda Interview (ddr-manz-1-151)
vh George Oda Interview (ddr-manz-1-151)
Nisei male. Born December 24, 1923, in Burbank, California. Grew up in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp and worked for a time in Denver, Colorado, before eventually returning to the Los Angeles area to farm.
Isao Kikuchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-71)
vh Isao Kikuchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-71)
Nisei male. Born December 9, 1921, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, volunteered to move to Manzanar concentration camp, California, early in order to help with the construction of the camp. After leaving camp, relocated to Chicago, Illinois. Drafted into the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and served overseas. Eventually …
Sumiko Yamauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-135)
vh Sumiko Yamauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-135)
Nisei female. Born January 11, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents ran a florist shop. During World War II, sent to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived and worked with family at Seabrook Farms, New Jersey, before leaving to attend school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eventually returned to …
Bruce T. Kaji Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-300)
vh Bruce T. Kaji Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-300)
Nisei male. Born May 9, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles and was in high school when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, then was inducted into the army. Joined …
Vandalism of Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-285)
img Vandalism of Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-285)
Original WRA caption: View of the results of vandalism at the White Star Soda Works, 416 Jackson Street, Los Angeles, California.
Vandalism of Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-284)
img Vandalism of Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-284)
Original WRA caption: View of the results of vandalism at the White Star Soda Works, 416 Jackson Street, Los Angeles, California.
Vandalism of Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-283)
img Vandalism of Japanese American property (ddr-densho-37-283)
Original WRA caption: Scene showing the results of vandalism at the Nichiren Buddhist Temple, 2800 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, California.
Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-144)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-144)
Excerpt: "We got two trunks and a bag yesterday while we are absent." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Ayako Nishi Fujimoto - Kyoko Nishi Tanaka - Nancy Nishi Interview (ddr-manz-1-43)
vh Ayako Nishi Fujimoto - Kyoko Nishi Tanaka - Nancy Nishi Interview (ddr-manz-1-43)
Nisei females. Ayako Nishi Fujimoto born January 28, 1930, Kyoko Nishi Tanaka born February 26, 1927, and Nancy Nishi born June 25, 1936. Grew up near Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a nursery business. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, all three sisters were removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Following the war, returned …
Dennis Bambauer Interview II (ddr-manz-1-79)
vh Dennis Bambauer Interview II (ddr-manz-1-79)
Male of Japanese and French-Irish descent. Born October 1, 1934, in Los Angeles, California. As a child, resided in the Children's Home Society Orphanage in Los Angeles. During World War II, was transferred to Manzanar concentration camp's "Children's Village" for orphans. Was adopted out of camp by a family from Bishop, California. Eventually became a teacher.
Dennis Bambauer Interview I (ddr-manz-1-1)
vh Dennis Bambauer Interview I (ddr-manz-1-1)
Male of Japanese and French-Irish descent. Born October 1, 1934, in Los Angeles, California. As a child, resided in the Children's Home Society Orphanage in Los Angeles. During World War II, was transferred to Manzanar concentration camp's "Children's Village" for orphans. Was adopted out of camp by a family from Bishop, California. Eventually became a teacher.
Sumiko Sakai Kozawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-121)
vh Sumiko Sakai Kozawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-121)
Nisei female. Born January 10, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Feliz, California, where family ran a flower growing business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and worked in the camp's medical laboratory. After leaving camp, returned to Los Feliz and reestablished the flower shop.
Michiko Frances Chikahisa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-347)
vh Michiko Frances Chikahisa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-347)
Nisei female. Born January 1929 in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where father ran a successful produce business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and attended college, eventually earning a master's degree in social …
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-148)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-148)
Excerpt: "Gosh don't blow up! I didn't say I would write once a week." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Celeste Teodor Interview (ddr-manz-1-78)
vh Celeste Teodor Interview (ddr-manz-1-78)
Nisei female. Born June 24, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Placed for adoption and was living in an orphanage when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. Transferred to Manzanar's Childrens Village during World War II. After the war, lived with various foster families in Los Angeles before becoming independent at age eighteen.
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians photograph album (ddr-densho-346-1)
img Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians photograph album (ddr-densho-346-1)
Paul Bannai's photograph album documenting the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings in Seattle, Washington, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, California.
George H. Morishita Interview (ddr-manz-1-137)
vh George H. Morishita Interview (ddr-manz-1-137)
Nisei male. Born in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived in Sawtelle, California, for a time before being drafted in the army and serving in Korea. Lived in Arizona and Nevada after the war.

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Beverly Lake (ddr-njpa-1-854)
img Beverly Lake (ddr-njpa-1-854)
Caption on reverse: "This 'Dream Girl' is Beverly Lake, who won her title in a personality-beauty contest in Los Angeles last june. Miss Lake, a senior at the University of California at Los Angeles, was selected from among 10 contestants to be 'Dream Girl' in a 'Blanding's Dream House Contet' to raise funds for a new …
Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (ddr-csujad-43-4)
img Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (ddr-csujad-43-4)
Aerial photograph number 339 of Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. Handwritten note on negative sleeve reads: Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. [Company] San Pedro, California Alt. (Altitude) 6000'. Negative scan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ter_01_004
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