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Robert Katsuto Fujioka Interview (ddr-manz-1-126)
vh Robert Katsuto Fujioka Interview (ddr-manz-1-126)
Nisei male. Born in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents ran a farm and then father became a gardener. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to finish high school in Chicago, Illinois, and attend college in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Drafted into the military. Eventually returned to …
Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview (ddr-densho-1000-470)
vh Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview (ddr-densho-1000-470)
Nisei female. Born July 5, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father ran a produce business. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to family home in Los Angeles. Became a social worker, one of the …
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 7 (October 1969) (ddr-densho-297-7)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 7 (October 1969) (ddr-densho-297-7)
Selected article titles: "Issei Centennial" (p. 2), "Introspect" (p. 3), "Okinawa" (p. 5), "Shhh!: A Nisei Is Speaking" (p. 6), "The Emergence of Yellow Power in America" (p. 8-9).
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 2 (May 1969) (ddr-densho-297-2)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 2 (May 1969) (ddr-densho-297-2)
Selected article titles: "S.I. Rips Gidra!" (p. 1), "The Oriental as a 'Middleman Minority'" (p. 3), "Red Guard Party" (p. 4), "Title II . . . 'a Long Step Toward Totalitarianism'" (p. 5).
Fumi Hayashi Interview (ddr-manz-1-70)
vh Fumi Hayashi Interview (ddr-manz-1-70)
Nisei female. Born January 24, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area, where parents ran a flower business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, held various jobs, including working for the camouflage net factory. Eventually returned to California.
Henry Nakano Interview (ddr-manz-1-58)
vh Henry Nakano Interview (ddr-manz-1-58)
Nisei male. Born May 11, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father ran a grocery store and then a small farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Trained in the Military Intelligence Service Language School.
Clyde Tichenor Interview (ddr-manz-1-164)
vh Clyde Tichenor Interview (ddr-manz-1-164)
White male. Born August 28, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. Lost father at an early age and moved to Los Angeles, California. While in Los Angeles, began to study judo. Was part of a group in 1943 that visited Manzanar and competed in a judo tournament. Served in the navy during World War II and eventually returned …
Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-147)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-147)
Excerpt: "I congratulate your no. 25th birthday Jan 30th." Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-5)
vh Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-5)
Nisei male. Born 1925, and during childhood lived in various places in the Midwest, Seattle, Washington, and Los Angeles, California. Was a high school student when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and after camp returned to Los Angeles.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-143)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-143)
Excerpt: "Okay, okay! I'm writing! Please don't get angry!" Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
The First Rohwer Reunion (ddr-densho-379-402)
doc The First Rohwer Reunion (ddr-densho-379-402)
Program from the First Rohwer Reunion held on July 20 & 21, 1990 at Stouffer Concourse Hotel, Los Angeles, California.
Peggy Yamato Mikuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-379)
vh Peggy Yamato Mikuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-379)
Sansei female. Born May 27, 1929, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp for Denver, Colorado, and eventually returned to Los Angeles, California. Took over father's travel agency in Los Angeles.

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Hal Keimi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-458)
vh Hal Keimi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-458)
Nisei male. Born October 23, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, where parents ran a dry cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a time in a trailer park …
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.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Dr. Franklin Rolfe (ddr-densho-468-105)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Dr. Franklin Rolfe (ddr-densho-468-105)
Typed draft letter to Dr. Rolfe. Letter on reverse appears to be from separate correspondence.
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 1 (April 1969) (ddr-densho-297-1)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 1 (April 1969) (ddr-densho-297-1)
Selected article titles: "The Third World: A Response to Oppression" (p. 1), "A Commentary on the Noguchi Firing" (p. 1), "Yellow Power!" (p. 2).
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 8 (November 1969) (ddr-densho-297-8)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 8 (November 1969) (ddr-densho-297-8)
Selected article titles: "Moratorium Day" (p. 2), "1969 Internal Security Act" (p. 2), "Pioneer Center Opens in Little Tokyo" (p. 3), "Yellow and Proud" (p. 5), "Revelance of Ethnic Studies" (p. 5), "The High Cost of Saving Face the American Way" (p. 8-9).
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
Marshall M. Sumida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-332)
vh Marshall M. Sumida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-332)
Nisei male. Born August 26, 1921, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area prior to World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Drafted into the military and served in the Military Intelligence Service. Eventually returned to …
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.
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