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Henry Nishi Interview I (ddr-manz-1-60)
vh Henry Nishi Interview I (ddr-manz-1-60)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in several cities in California, where father owned and operated several nurseries and a landscaping business. Attended University of California at Davis prior to World War II. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, where, along with a group of friends, …
Gidra, Vol. II, No. 4 (April 1970) (ddr-densho-297-13)
doc Gidra, Vol. II, No. 4 (April 1970) (ddr-densho-297-13)
Selected article titles: "ARM and Order" (p. 2), "Peace, or Else" (p. 3). "Gidra Banned from UCLA" (p. 4), "Revolution at Isla Vista" (p. 5), "The Gidra Story" (p. 9), "Yellow Brotherhood" (p. 18), "An Analysis of and Alternatives to Nixon's Welfare Proposals" (p. 19), "Legal Self Defense" (p. 23).
George Kikuta Interview (ddr-manz-1-40)
vh George Kikuta Interview (ddr-manz-1-40)
Kibei male. Born March 3, 1942, in Los Angeles, California. At only a few months of age, removed to the Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps, California. Expatriated to Japan with family during World War II. Grew up in Japan before returning to Los Angeles for high school. Later studied accounting, and became one of the …
Taira Fukushima Interview (ddr-manz-1-124)
vh Taira Fukushima Interview (ddr-manz-1-124)
Nisei male. Born February 8, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father did custodial work. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Finished high school at Manzanar, and left camp to attend Drake college in Des Moines, Iowa. Drafted into the military and served as a medic …
Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (ddr-csujad-43-9)
img Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (ddr-csujad-43-9)
Aerial photograph number 868 of Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. Handwritten note on negative sleeve reads: Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. [Company] San Pedro. Negative scan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ter_01_011
doc "Dislocations Hit California Young" (ddr-densho-96-15)
Full headline: "Dislocations Hit California Young. National Headquarters And All Chapters Busy Lending Assistance; Jobs Lost In Civil Service; No More Later. Los Angeles Will Make Survey"
Letter from Joseph Conard to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-103)
doc Letter from Joseph Conard to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-103)
Letter from Joseph Conard, Executive Secretary, National Japanese American Student Relocation Council West Coast Committee with instructions on how to proceed with student leave process.
Gidra, Vol. II, No. 1 (January 1970) (ddr-densho-297-10)
doc Gidra, Vol. II, No. 1 (January 1970) (ddr-densho-297-10)
Selected article titles: "Soldiers Oppose War" (p. 2), "Remember 1942?" (p. 2), "Chuck Smokes Hi Pot" (p. 3). Prof Says - 'They're Quiet'" (p. 3), "Panthers 'Vamped' Again" (p. 3), "Rebel with a Cause . . ." (p. 6-7), "Tutorial Project" (p. 12-13).
Letter from Fred C. Bold, Assistant Manager, Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, to Mr. Fumio Takano, April 15, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-87)
doc Letter from Fred C. Bold, Assistant Manager, Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, to Mr. Fumio Takano, April 15, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-87)
A letter from Fred C. Bold, Assistant Manager, Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, to Fumio Takano in Los Angeles, California. The letter follows up the inquiry from Fumio Takano regarding his home mortgage and automobile loan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_42_001
Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
vh Kazumi Yoneyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-412)
Nisei male. Born March 10, 1932, in Hollywood, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Sanger, California, to avoid mass removal, but were sent to camp anyway when the removal area was expanded. Removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles, finished school, and became a …
Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (ddr-csujad-43-7)
img Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (ddr-csujad-43-7)
Aerial photograph number 635 of Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. Handwritten note on negative sleeve reads: Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. [Company] Alt. [Altitude] 2000' Direction north. Negative scan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ter_01_008
Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Mr. Masao Okine (ddr-csujad-5-279)
doc Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Mr. Masao Okine (ddr-csujad-5-279)
A letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Masao Okine. It confirms Masao Okine's membership with Los Angeles County Farm Bureau Flower Department. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_14_001
Mary Jean Spallino Interview (ddr-manz-1-168)
vh Mary Jean Spallino Interview (ddr-manz-1-168)
White female. Born June 18, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and attended UCLA. During World War II, recruited to teach at the Manzanar concentration camp.
Chikaye Sande Azeka Hashimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1003-6)
vh Chikaye Sande Azeka Hashimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1003-6)
Nisei female. Born May 29, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents ran a cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, with family. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles where parents reestablished the family business. Studied and performed Japanese classical dance during and after …
Akira Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-15)
vh Akira Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-15)
Nisei male. Born July 2, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. Lost both parents at an early age, and was responsible for younger siblings. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. In camp, was a key figure in Manzanar's guayule project. After leaving camp, returned to …
Hy Shishino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-386)
vh Hy Shishino Interview (ddr-densho-1000-386)
Nisei male. Born June 25, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area where parents owned a flower shop. During World War II removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and worked in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for several years before returning to Los …
Archie Miyatake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-299)
vh Archie Miyatake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-299)
Nisei male. Born November 6, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father, renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake, established a photo studio. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. In camp, father became the camp's photographer. After the war, Archie Miyatake returned to Los Angeles and eventually took …
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 9 (December 1969) (ddr-densho-297-9)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 9 (December 1969) (ddr-densho-297-9)
Selected article titles: "Asian Americans to March for Peace" (p. 2), "U.S. to Return to Okinawa" (p. 2), "Arm Busted at UCLA" (p. 3), "Hi Pot Victory!" (p. 3), "A Requiem for O.C." (p. 7), "The Conscientious Objector" (p. 11), "Change the Draft" (p. 11).
Nancy Kyoko Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-463)
vh Nancy Kyoko Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-463)
Sansei female. Born May 20, 1945, at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Shortly after birth, parents returned to the Los Angeles, California, area, where they had been living before World War II. Grew up in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, and was involved in judo along with father, who was a judo instructor. …
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-141)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-141)
Excerpt: "Please forgive me for not writing more often. I guess a little excitement of being home causes me to forget!" Sent from Los Angeles, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura (ddr-densho-67-281)
doc Testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura (ddr-densho-67-281)
Written testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura, born in Los Angeles, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-131)
img Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-131)
A group photograph of the tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party in front of Japan Air Line airplane at Los Angeles 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_003
Masako Yoshida Interview (ddr-manz-1-153)
vh Masako Yoshida Interview (ddr-manz-1-153)
Nisei female. Born July 14, 1924, in Seattle, Washington. Spent early years in Seattle before family moved to the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a janitor at a wholesale produce market. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to work in Detroit, …
Douglas L. Aihara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-522)
vh Douglas L. Aihara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-522)
Sansei male. Born March 15, 1950, in Torrance, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area, where father sold insurance. Active with Los Angeles' Koyasan Buddhist Temple's Boy Scout troop and performed with its drum and bugle corps. Attended UCLA and joined the staff of Gidra, an Asian American monthly newspaper-magazine started by a group of …
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