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Memorial Day services (ddr-csujad-1-205)
doc Memorial Day services (ddr-csujad-1-205)
A program for Memorial Day services held at Evergreen Memorial Park, Los Angeles California on May 25, 1998. Services were conducted by the Nisei Veterans Coordinating Council. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_04_09_001
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 18 (November 9, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-45)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 18 (November 9, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-45)
Selected article titles: "California Voters Repudiate Alien Land Law" (p. 1), "People's Mandate Has Upset 50 Years of Anti-Orientalism in California, Says Masaoka" (p. 1), "Mayor Bowron of Los Angeles Admits Wartime Prejudice Against Japanese Americans" (p. 3), "Coercion Charged in Test Case Filed to Cancel Renunciation of Citizenship by Three Nisei" (p. 3).
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 …
Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-374-4)
vh Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-374-4)
Moving to 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 the Interior.

Bill Hiroshi Shishima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-393)
vh Bill Hiroshi Shishima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-393)
Nisei male. Born December 24, 1930, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California where parents ran a successful grocery store business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in Heart Mountain, became involved in Boy Scouts activities. Left camp and returned to …
Bill Shishima Interview (ddr-densho-1011-1)
vh Bill Shishima Interview (ddr-densho-1011-1)
Nisei male. Born December 24, 1930, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California where parents ran a successful grocery store business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in Heart Mountain, became involved in Boy Scouts activities. Left camp and returned to …
Japanese American doctor examining patient (ddr-densho-151-417)
img Japanese American doctor examining patient (ddr-densho-151-417)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Making an examination of an evacuee patient are Doctor Takahashi, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, and his wife who is his assistant. They are evacuees of Japanese ancestry from Los Angeles now spending the duration at this War Relocation Authority Center.
Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-597)
img Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-597)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Wataru Ichinotsubo, former produce market employee form Los Angeles, California, is shown sandpapering the hull of a model into final shape in the model ship factory here. These ships are carefully constructed for the Navy by the Japanese-American craftsmen.
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-94)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-94)
Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist, …
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-95)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-95)
Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist, …
Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
vh Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
Nisei female. Born January 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Covina, California. Worked for the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). Volunteered to go early to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, to help set up the camp. Eventually transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving for New York. Eventually pursued a career in …
Haruko Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-270)
img Haruko Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-270)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of Haruko Taenaka probably taken in the early 1930s in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_066
Uno house; [Amy Uno Ishii] (ddr-csujad-29-121)
img Uno house; [Amy Uno Ishii] (ddr-csujad-29-121)
The Uno house on Thirty-Eight Street in Los Angeles, California. Amy Uno Ishii in 1939, three years prior to her forced evacuation from the West Coast. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P041
Mitzi Masukawa Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-324)
img Mitzi Masukawa Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-324)
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. "May 1952" stamped on the back side. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_21_003_01
Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-327)
img Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-327)
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. The caption reads: Harbor City, 1950. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_21_006
Tomosuke and Koyuta Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-336)
img Tomosuke and Koyuta Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-336)
Photographed are Tomosuke and Koyuta Masukawa standing in front of their 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_002
Mitzi Masukawa Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-332)
img Mitzi Masukawa Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-332)
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. The caption reads: Harbor City. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_21_011
Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-326)
img Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-326)
Photographed is Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. The caption reads: Harbor City. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 21. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_21_005
Ujinobu Niwa Interview (ddr-manz-1-138)
vh Ujinobu Niwa Interview (ddr-manz-1-138)
Nisei male. Born in Los Angeles, California, where father ran a fruit stand and mother was a Japanese language school teacher. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp and moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, eventually establishing a career in chemistry.

(This interview has audio problems due to the equipment used …

Infantry training (ddr-densho-114-177)
img Infantry training (ddr-densho-114-177)
Original caption: Yoshio Tamura of Los Angeles, California is one of the first trainees to arrive at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, Infantry Replacement Training Center. He is being welcomed by Lt. Col. J.P. Gammon, Commander of the 66th Infantry Training Battalion, 14th Regiment, as the other trainees look on. February 2, 1942.
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4309 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-22)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4309 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-22)
Selected article titles: "Featuring... Nisei-Grams"; "Nisei's Home Stoned in S.F."; "Wounded Nisei Soldier Gets Ovation in Los Angeles"; "Californians' Worry Grows at Treatment of Evacuees"; "Plenty to Eat at Spring Retreat"; "Nisei Committee Aids Resettlers and Organizes in Philadelphia"; "Manzanar Light Levy Suit Asked"; "California Anti Japanese League is Organized."
Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-38)
img Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado (ddr-csujad-14-38)
Former incarcerees from Los Angeles pulling beets in field near Milliken, Colorado. Novemer 3, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f03
Manzanar quiet under Army rule (ddr-csujad-36-17)
doc Manzanar quiet under Army rule (ddr-csujad-36-17)
News clipping titled, Manzanar Quiet Under Army Role, from the Los Angeles Examiner. A news clipping from: Manzanar Photo Album. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: man_01_019
[= Betsuin newsletter], no. 10, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-225)
doc [= Betsuin newsletter], no. 10, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-225)
A newsletter published by Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin. It is enclosed with another issue (csudh_oki_0219) into the envelope (csudh_oki_0218). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_62_003
[= Betsuin newsletter], October 10, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-224)
doc [= Betsuin newsletter], October 10, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-224)
A newsletter published by Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin. It is enclosed with another issue (csudh_oki_0220) into the envelope (csudh_oki_0218). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_62_002
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