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M. Jack Takayanagi - Mary Takayanagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-123)
vh M. Jack Takayanagi - Mary Takayanagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-123)
Nisei male and female, married couple. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left to attend college in Des Moines, Iowa, and eventually settled in Portland, Oregon.
Honda Family outside Rikita Honda's office (ddr-densho-411-1)
img Honda Family outside Rikita Honda's office (ddr-densho-411-1)
Photograph of Rikita Honda and family standing outside his medical practice in Los Angeles, California. Identified left to right: Shinya Honda, Rikita Honda, Mariko Honda, Mae Honda, Michiko Honda, and Yasuko Honda.
John Wakamatsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-75)
vh John Wakamatsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-75)
Sansei male. Born August 2, 1952, in Los Angeles, California. In this interview, discusses his father's life as a Nisei and soldier in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.
Testimony of Peter Okada (ddr-densho-67-218)
doc Testimony of Peter Okada (ddr-densho-67-218)
Written testimony of Peter Okada of Los Angeles, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family."
Mo Nishida Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-380)
vh Mo Nishida Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-380)
Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the …
Mo Nishida Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-382)
vh Mo Nishida Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-382)
Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the …
Toshiko Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-400-15)
av Toshiko Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-400-15)
Toshiko Kubota was born on September 2, 1927, in Wilmington, California. Her father worked as a car salesman in Los Angeles while her mother worked as a seamstress. In 1942, the family volunteered for early incarceration at the concentration camp at Manzanar, California. While incarcerated, Kubota graduated from Manzanar High School. When Manzanar was closed, she …
Takeshi Nakayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-369)
vh Takeshi Nakayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-369)
Nisei male. Born April 15, 1937, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived with family in the Burbank trailer camp before returning to Los Angeles. Established a …
Kay Uno Kaneko Interview (ddr-densho-1000-282)
vh Kay Uno Kaneko Interview (ddr-densho-1000-282)
Nisei female. Born October 7, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, age nine when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, so family could …
Letter from RW Goss to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-117)
doc Letter from RW Goss to Joseph Ishikawa (ddr-densho-468-117)
Letter noting that transcript from UCLA lists honorable dismissal, not bachelor's degree.
Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Mr. Gardner (ddr-densho-468-112)
doc Letter from Joseph Ishikawa to Mr. Gardner (ddr-densho-468-112)
Letter explaining Ishikawa's application to University of Nebraska with request for assistance (no date)
Letter to Robin Kramer, Chief of Staff for Mayor Riordan, December 15, 1997 (ddr-csujad-24-204)
doc Letter to Robin Kramer, Chief of Staff for Mayor Riordan, December 15, 1997 (ddr-csujad-24-204)
A letter to Robin Kramer, Chief of Staff for Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, about proposed wording for a commendation to be presented to Weglyn, by city of Los Angeles, declaring February 21, 1998 Michi Nishiura Weglyn day. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_74_03_004
Japanese Americans revisit their painful past (ddr-csujad-55-2109)
doc Japanese Americans revisit their painful past (ddr-csujad-55-2109)
Newspaper clipping published in the Los Angeles Times regarding former incarcerees dismantling barracks at Heart Mountain incarceration camp to send back to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles as a permanent reminder of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2212
June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Interview (ddr-densho-1000-453)
vh June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Interview (ddr-densho-1000-453)
Nisei female. Born October 17, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, and was involved at an early age with traditional Japanese dancing and stage performance. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, family resettled in Denver, …
Bruce T. Kaji Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-289)
vh Bruce T. Kaji Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-289)
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 …
Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
vh Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Watts, California, where parents ran a grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles.
[Photograph of Frank Emi and Arthur Hansen] (ddr-csujad-29-187)
img [Photograph of Frank Emi and Arthur Hansen] (ddr-csujad-29-187)
Frank Emi and Arthur Hansen at a Heart Mountain resisters reunion in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo. Photograph inscription: ""Frank Emi and Arthur Hansen at a Methodist church in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo for the Heart Mountain War Relocation Center Draft resisters."" See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P129
The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-47)
doc The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-47)
A class reunion yearbook. Includes images of the former incarcerees and the reunion event held in Los Angeles, California, July 20-21, 1990. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_16_001
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-114)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-114)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 23, 1944). Card with illustration in blue/red/white of a snowy village with people walking around. Envelope is postmarked December 23, 1944 from Los Angeles, California.
Frank K. Omatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-373)
vh Frank K. Omatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-373)
Nisei male. Born March 31, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where father worked as a produce buyer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp to work in Chicago, and was drafted into the military. Served with the Military …
Henry Fukuhara Interview II (ddr-manz-1-65)
vh Henry Fukuhara Interview II (ddr-manz-1-65)
Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.
Henry Fukuhara Interview I (ddr-manz-1-3)
vh Henry Fukuhara Interview I (ddr-manz-1-3)
Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.
Yukiko Llewellyn Interview (ddr-chi-1-13)
vh Yukiko Llewellyn Interview (ddr-chi-1-13)
Nisei female. Born April 22, 1939 in Los Angeles California. During World War II, sent with mother to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, under the sponsorship of a Buddhist church. Grew up in Cleveland, where mother ran a boarding house.
Heidi Sakazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1010-15)
vh Heidi Sakazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1010-15)
Nisei female. Born March 28, 1928, in Clarksburg, California. Grew up in the Sacramento area prewar. During World War II, was removed with family to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, worked in Utah and Los Angeles before eventually returning to Sacramento.
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