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Ken Inose Interview (ddr-densho-400-5)
av Ken Inose Interview (ddr-densho-400-5)
Ken Inose was born in 1933 in Los Angeles, California, as one of four children to Sejiro and Yoshiko Inose. Before World War II, Ken lived in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles where he had ethnically diverse neighbors. His father was a salesman and his mother was a housewife. When the war broke out, …
[Nisei Week] (ddr-csujad-29-232)
img [Nisei Week] (ddr-csujad-29-232)
Photograph of men, women, and children during Nisei Week in Los Angeles. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P175
John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
vh John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
Nisei male. Born January 14, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Azusa, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Returned to Azusa after leaving camp worked for the Forest Service.
Kazuo Shiroyama Interview (ddr-densho-1011-6)
vh Kazuo Shiroyama Interview (ddr-densho-1011-6)
Nisei male. Born 1930 in Monterey, California. Grew up in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Returned to Los Angeles after the war.

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Mas Okui Interview (ddr-densho-1003-13)
vh Mas Okui Interview (ddr-densho-1003-13)
Nisei male. Born October 4, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to the Los Angeles area. Was drafted into the military and served during the Korean War. Became a teacher, and is active in Japanese American community organizations.

(This material is based …

Marriage license (ddr-csujad-42-2)
doc Marriage license (ddr-csujad-42-2)
A marriage license of Istuhei Takano and Tomoye Kodama. Issued by County of Los Angeles, California on August 23, 1913. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_02_001
Hiroki Kimiko Keaveney Interview (ddr-chi-1-3)
vh Hiroki Kimiko Keaveney Interview (ddr-chi-1-3)
Yonsei. Born in Los Angeles, California, but raised in Ohio. During World War II, members of their family were incarcerated in the Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps in California. Graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Ethnic Studies. Moved to Chicago, involved in numerous community groups.
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 …
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 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 …
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 …
Baby photo (ddr-densho-107-1)
img Baby photo (ddr-densho-107-1)
This photo was taken at the Akagawa Studio in Los Angeles, California. At the time the photo was taken, Roy Matsumoto was about three and a half months old. A copy of the photo was made at the Hiroshima Studio on March 12, 1931.
[Nisei Week] (ddr-csujad-29-239)
img [Nisei Week] (ddr-csujad-29-239)
Photograph of a man overseeing a craft booth during Los Angeles Nisei Week, presumably. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P182
Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
img Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
A photograph of the dentists at the Rivers Community Hospital at the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona. Each of the dentists' names are provided as well as their hometowns. Standing, left to right: Dr. Obo Sakaguchi- Los Angeles, Dr. Kawamura- San Jose, Dr. Kiyoshi Sonoda- Los Angeles, Dr. C. Nishi- San Francisco, Dr. Masao Sugiyama- …
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, …
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
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
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.
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.
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.
James O. Ito Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-308-3)
vh James O. Ito Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-308-3)
Growing up in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of …

Iku Kiriyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-251)
vh Iku Kiriyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-251)
Sansei female. Born November 12, 1939, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed as a small child to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to California with family, where parents established a nursery business in Torrance, California. Graduated from the University of Southern California, and worked as a teacher. Integral in …
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
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
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.
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