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Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-168-17)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-168-17)
Observing Japanese Americans who settled in Madison, Wisconsin, after World War II
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-168-15)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-168-15)
Moving to Madison, Wisconsin, where people were "very receptive to the Nisei evacuees"
White House war reparation letter (ddr-densho-308-8)
doc White House war reparation letter (ddr-densho-308-8)
When Mae Hara received her reparation letter and check, she said she was stunned. She used the money received from the government to buy a new echo organ for her church in Madison, Wisconsin. Hara dedicated the donation to the memory of her parents, Kinmatsu and Chiyoko Kanazawa.
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-168)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-168)
Nisei female. Born May 21, 1913, in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle before moving to Chicago, Illinois, for three years to study music. Taught music in Japan for four years before returning to Seattle. After the outbreak of World War II, removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with …

Narrator Mae Kanazawa Hara

Nisei female. Born May 21, 1913, in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle before moving to Chicago, Illinois, for three years to study music. Taught music in Japan for four years before returning to Seattle. After the outbreak of World War II, removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with …
Karen Morika for Takeshi and Haruko Yamashita (ddr-ajah-8-4)
av Karen Morika for Takeshi and Haruko Yamashita (ddr-ajah-8-4)
In this video, Karen Morioka talks about her parents, Takeshi and Haruko Yamashita, who were both born in Alameda, California. Takeshi was an auto mechanic and Haruko did domestic work. During World War II, they were removed to the Gila concentration camp, Arizona. After the war, they resettled in Madison, Wisconsin and eventually returned to Alameda.
WRA digest of current job offers for period of Jan. 11 to Feb. 1, 1944, Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-818)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of Jan. 11 to Feb. 1, 1944, Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-818)
Report on job vacancies for "resettlers" in Madison, Wisconsin. Includes summary of jobs and housing and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0820
Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview (ddr-manz-1-2)
vh Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview (ddr-manz-1-2)
Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp. Wrote for Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee. Ms. Embrey passed …
WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 1 to March 15, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-983)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 1 to March 15, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-983)
Report on job vacancies for "resettlers" in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. Includes summary of jobs and housing and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0985
WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 16 to April 30, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-843)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 16 to April 30, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-843)
Report on job vacancies and opportunities for "resettlers" in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. Includes summary of jobs, housing, and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0845
WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 16 to March 31, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-993)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of March 16 to March 31, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-993)
Report on job vacancies for "resettlers" in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. Includes summary of jobs and housing and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0995
WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 1 to April 15, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-836)
doc WRA digest of current job offers for period of April 1 to April 15, 1944, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin (ddr-csujad-55-836)
Report on job vacancies and opportunities for "resettlers" in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. Includes summary of jobs, housing, and a list of job titles and pay for males and females. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0838

Narrator Sue K. Embrey

Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, was incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp, California. Wrote for the Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee.
Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-89)
doc Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-89)
Letter to Kichio Allen Arai from Roger Kirchhoff regarding his salary and classification.
Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-86)
doc Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-86)
Letter to Kichio Allen Arai from Roger Kirchhoff regarding his salary for August.
Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-93)
doc Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-93)
Letter to Kichio Allen Arai from Roger Kirchhoff acknowledging Arai's anticipated arrival date.
Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-91)
doc Letter from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-91)
Letter to Kichio Allen Arai from Roger Kirchhoff acknowledging Arai's resignation letter.
Letters from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-94)
doc Letters from Roger Kirchhoff to Allen Arai (ddr-densho-430-94)
Three letters between June 14, 1944 and June 28, 1944 regarding a job opportunity as a draftsman with the Wisconsin State Bureau of Engineering. Letter one is a form letter dated June 14, 1944 from Vivian M. Wessel Director of Personnel in the Bureau of Personnel arranging an interview with roger Kirchhoff. Letter two is a …
Sue K. Embrey Interview (ddr-densho-1000-6)
vh Sue K. Embrey Interview (ddr-densho-1000-6)
Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, was incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp, California. Wrote for the Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee. …
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