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Taneyuki Dan Harada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-306)
vh Taneyuki Dan Harada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-306)
Kibei male. Born June 17, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles before moving to Japan and attending school. Returned to the U.S. in 1938, and was attending high school when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While …
Jim Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-281)
vh Jim Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-281)
Nisei male. Born July 27, 1935, in Los Angeles, Califonia. Grew up in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo neighborhood prior to World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and attended school. Became involved in gang activity in L.A. in …
Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948 (ddr-csujad-4-26)
doc Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948 (ddr-csujad-4-26)
A letter from Emiko Amy Terada in Los Angeles, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter contains news of her mother's death. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_028
Joyce Okazaki Interview I (ddr-manz-1-125)
vh Joyce Okazaki Interview I (ddr-manz-1-125)
Sansei female. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and was a young child when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, was photographed by renowned photographer Ansel Adams. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Chicago before family eventually returned …
Joyce Okazaki Interview II (ddr-manz-1-146)
vh Joyce Okazaki Interview II (ddr-manz-1-146)
Sansei female. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and was a young child when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, was photographed by renowned photographer Ansel Adams. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Chicago before family eventually returned …
Issei father (ddr-densho-151-310)
img Issei father (ddr-densho-151-310)
Original caption: Near Florin, California. This Issei, the father of seven children, came to the United States from Japan when he was a boy. Formerly he was in the wholesale grocery business in Los Angeles and came to Florin, California just before the freezing order came through for all persons of Japanese ancestry.
Statement on Testimony of Harold H. Townsend (ddr-csujad-19-65)
doc Statement on Testimony of Harold H. Townsend (ddr-csujad-19-65)
This is the Statement of Testimony of Harold H. Townsend before the House of Representatives Subcommittee of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities, Los Angeles, California, 1943 May 26. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-18_01
Chizuko Omori Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-323)
vh Chizuko Omori Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-323)
Nisei female. Born 1930 in Oxnard, California. Family resided in Oceanside, California, when World War II broke out. Removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Los Angeles. Along with sister, produced the award-winning documentary Rabbit in the Moon.
Chizuko Omori Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-336)
vh Chizuko Omori Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-336)
Nisei female. Born 1930 in Oxnard, California. Family resided in Oceanside, California, when World War II broke out. Removed with family to the Poston (Colorado River) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Los Angeles. Along with sister, produced the award-winning documentary Rabbit in the Moon.
Settlement of escrow (ddr-csujad-42-13)
doc Settlement of escrow (ddr-csujad-42-13)
A settlement of escrow for the property in Los Angeles, California under the name of the new owner, Fumio Fred Takano. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_10_003
Kuroishi Family Collection (ddr-densho-167)
Collection Kuroishi Family Collection (ddr-densho-167)
The Kuroishi Family Collection features photographs and documents from the family of Iwao Kuroishi, an Issei who was the proprietor of the Chop Suey House restaurant in Los Angeles, California, prior to World War II. The collection includes photographs from the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas, and documents relating to the family's resettlement to Omaha, Nebraska, after …
Rosie Maruki Kakuuchi Collection (ddr-manz-10)
Collection Rosie Maruki Kakuuchi Collection (ddr-manz-10)
The Rosie Maruki Kakuuchi Collection is comprised of photographs from Rosie Maruki and her family's experiences primarily during World War II at the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Materials include snapshots of family members and friends in camp as well as some postwar photos of the family in Los Angeles and immigration documents from Rosie's Issei parents.
Testimony of Richard Takaji Nishioka (ddr-densho-67-163)
doc Testimony of Richard Takaji Nishioka (ddr-densho-67-163)
Written testimony of Richard Takaji Nishioka, born in Los Angeles, California. Incarcerated in Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Discrimination and Psychological Impact." Personal information excised by Densho.
Japanese American doctor (ddr-densho-151-424)
img Japanese American doctor (ddr-densho-151-424)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Doctor James Goto, Medical Director of Japanese ancestry is in charge of all medical work at this War Relocation Authority center. He has had six years of experience as House Surgeon in the Los Angeles General Hospital, prior to evacuation.
[Nisei Week] (ddr-csujad-29-238)
img [Nisei Week] (ddr-csujad-29-238)
Photograph of Los Angeles Nisei Week from San Pedro Street with City Hall in the background. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P181
Berth 58 at Port of Los Angeles (ddr-csujad-43-213)
img Berth 58 at Port of Los Angeles (ddr-csujad-43-213)
Appraisal photograph number 3199 of Berth 58 at the Port of Los Angeles. Negative scan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ter_03_070
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 23 No. 6 (August 10, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-32)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 23 No. 6 (August 10, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-32)
Selected article titles: "Application for Naturalization Will Be Accepted from Issei By Immigration Department" (p. 1), "California Judge Restrains State Body from Restricting Rights of Issei Fishermen" (p. 1), "Lack of Housing Temporarily Halts Canadian Movement" (p. 3), "JACL Chapter Reactived in Los Angeles" (p. 3).
Civilian exclusion order no. 43 (ddr-csujad-55-860)
doc Civilian exclusion order no. 43 (ddr-csujad-55-860)
Exclusion orders and evacuation instructions for persons of Japanese ancestry residing in the Los Angeles area. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0862
Yooichi Wakamiya Interview (ddr-manz-1-87)
vh Yooichi Wakamiya Interview (ddr-manz-1-87)
Nisei male. Born July 10, 1933, in Hawthorne, California. Grew up in Hawthorne where parents ran a flower growing business. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived with family for a time in a trailer camp in Los Angeles, …
Yoneo Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1003-12)
vh Yoneo Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1003-12)
Nisei male. Born March 26, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Boyle Heights area where father ran a pharmacy. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Cleveland, Ohio, before returning to Los Angeles and establishing a successful career in public health. …
Sakaye Aratani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-442)
vh Sakaye Aratani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-442)
Nisei female. Born December 11, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Gardena, where parents ran a chicken farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved temporarily to live with family in Reedley, California, then was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. While on a visit to a different camp, Sakaye met her future …
Toshi Nagamori Ito Interview (ddr-densho-1000-309)
vh Toshi Nagamori Ito Interview (ddr-densho-1000-309)
Nisei female. Born September 19, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where father worked in Little Tokyo. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Soon after arriving in Heart Mountain, was able to leave camp to attend National College in …
Masukawa family's house (ddr-csujad-38-337)
img Masukawa family's house (ddr-csujad-38-337)
Photographed is the Masukawa family's house located on Lomita Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 22. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_22_003
Koyuta Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-335)
img Koyuta Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-335)
Photographed is Koyuta Masukasa at her house on Lomita Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 22. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_22_001
All-inclusive membership card (ddr-csujad-5-238)
doc All-inclusive membership card (ddr-csujad-5-238)
Tomeyo Okine's membership card for the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, located in Los Angeles, California. She is a member of Excelsior High. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_69_001
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