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Grave stone (ddr-csujad-25-205)
img Grave stone (ddr-csujad-25-205)
A group photograph of Taenaka family with Tamesaburo and Kamie Taenaka's grave stone at a cemetery in 1955 probably in Los Angeles, California. 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_077
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 15, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-109)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 15, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-109)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 15, 1943). Blue card with illustration in blue/red/white of a Christmas tree branch with three ornaments and two candles on it. "Season's Greetings" is on the front bottom of card. Envelope is postmarked December 15, 1943 from Los Angeles, California with the return address from the Manzanar …
Ayako Tsurutani Interview (ddr-manz-1-89)
vh Ayako Tsurutani Interview (ddr-manz-1-89)
Nisei female. Born May 6, 1913, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, and was married before World War II. During the war, removed with husband to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, husband, an attorney, worked for the legal aid division, then served with the Office of Strategic Services. After leaving …
[= 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
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
[= 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
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."
Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
vh Phil Shigekuni Interview (ddr-densho-1000-364)
Yonsei male. Born March 28, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Following the war, became a counselor in the public school system in Los Angeles. Active in a number of community causes including …
Setsuko Izumi Asano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-392)
vh Setsuko Izumi Asano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-392)
Nisei female. Born March 3, 1932, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, moved with family to New Orleans, Louisiana. Remained in New Orleans for thirteen years, finishing school and establishing a career …
Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
av Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
Ryo Komae was born on July 26, 1918, in Los Angeles, California. He was one of three children, and his parents were Tojiro and Komaji Komae. His father was "watchman" (security guard) for the Los Angeles City Market and his mother was a housewife. During World War II, he was removed with his family to the …
Namiye Fukuzawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-3)
av Namiye Fukuzawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-3)
Namiye Fukuzawa was born on June 30, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Namiye's father was a vegetable hauler and her mother was a housewife living in Gardena, California. During World War II, Namiye and her family relocated to Logan, Utah. After the war they moved back to Gardena, California. This interview is part of the South …
Envelope from Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin to Mr. S. Okine, [1951] (ddr-csujad-5-228)
doc Envelope from Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin to Mr. S. Okine, [1951] (ddr-csujad-5-228)
An envelope from Hompa Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin to Seiichi Okine. It contains the items, csudh_oki_0224, csudh_oki_0225, csudh_oki_0226, csudh_oki_0227 and csudh_oki_0228. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_64_001
Kiyo Maruyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-1)
vh Kiyo Maruyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-1)
Nisei male. Born August 28, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Glendale area, where father ran a gardening business. Was in college at UC Berkeley when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Chicago. Drafted into the army and served …
Receipt for registered article no. 1426 (ddr-csujad-5-91)
doc Receipt for registered article no. 1426 (ddr-csujad-5-91)
A receipt for registered article to mail the letter written by Carson Boothe, Project Attorney, War Relocation Center Branch to Yokohama Specie Bank, Ltd, Los Angeles, California. The letter is found in item: csudh_oki_0091. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_27_002
Ukichi Taenaka, portrait (ddr-csujad-25-273)
img Ukichi Taenaka, portrait (ddr-csujad-25-273)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of Ukichi Taenaka in high school regalia. It was most likely taken in 1934 in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_02_002
Haruko Taenaka, relatives (ddr-csujad-25-245)
img Haruko Taenaka, relatives (ddr-csujad-25-245)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five portraits including Haruko Taenaka and the Taenakas' relatives. The photographs are probably taken in 1920s in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_040
The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-50)
doc The first Rohwer Reunion (ddr-csujad-1-50)
A booklet was published to commemorate the first Rohwer Reunion held at Stouffer Concourse Hotel, Los Angeles, California, July 20-21, 1990. It provides a historical background and information about the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, including the description of the life, activities, and events in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-252)
img Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-252)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of the Taenaka family taken in Los Angeles, California around 1930. Includes Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_047
Taenaka family, picnic (ddr-csujad-25-249)
img Taenaka family, picnic (ddr-csujad-25-249)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are eight photographs of the Taenaka family at a picnic taken around 1925. Also include streetcars most likely in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_044
Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-256)
img Taenaka family portrait (ddr-csujad-25-256)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of the Taenaka family taken in Los Angeles, California around 1930. Includes: Tamesaburo, Kamie, Haruko, Yaeko, Ukichi, Toshikuni, Chiyoko, and Saiko. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_051
Mary Hamano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-215)
vh Mary Hamano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-215)
Nisei female. Born July 14, 1921, in San Gabriel, California. Spent childhood in Los Angeles where father operated a shoe repair business and grocery store. Family was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Resettled in Denver after the war and worked in several businesses in Japantown. Married in 1947 and …
Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] (ddr-csujad-25-128)
img Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] (ddr-csujad-25-128)
An album titled as Bokoku homon kinen [Memory of visiting home country] containing mainly photographs taken during Kamie Taenaka's trip to Japan. Kamie Taenaka participates in the Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party tour in 1955, which is arranged by Koyasan Los Angeles Branch and conducted by Nihon Kotsu Kosha, a Japanese tourist agency. She also …
Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview (ddr-densho-1000-374)
vh Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview (ddr-densho-1000-374)
Nisei female. Born October 23, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Moved to Los Angeles, California, with family around age six. Had graduated from high school and was attending a trade school in dressmaking when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. …
Tak Yamashita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-365)
vh Tak Yamashita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-365)
Nisei male. Born December 22, 1917, in Torrance, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area where parents ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family decided to "voluntarily evacuate" to Colorado in order to avoid mass removal. Farmed in Colorado during the war years, and returned to Los Angeles in 1945.

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