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The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 8 (July 23, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-11)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 8 (July 23, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-11)
Selected article titles: "Japanese 'Fifth Column' in Hawaii Proven Myth. Noted War Writer Finds Rumors Of Sabotage Unfounded; Says Nisei Good American Citizens" (p. 1), "Nisei Charges 'Detention' in Center Illegal" (p. 1), "WRA Aware of Responsibility For Protecting Nisei Rights" (p. 1), "Post Final Orders For Evacuation in California" (p. 2), "Seattle Judge Indicates Verdict …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 11 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-36)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 11 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-36)
Selected article titles: "Majority of Evacuees Loyal, Says President. FDR Reports to Congress on Progress of Relocation Agency Plans to Segregate Disloyal. President Roosevelt's Letter to Senate Stresses Belief in Loyalty of "Great Majority to Democratic Institutions of United States'" (p. 1), "Lieut. Gen. Emmons Succeeds General DeWitt as Commander of Western Defense Area" (p. 1), …

Narrator Mo Nishida

Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the …

Narrator Kazuko Miyoshi

Nisei female, born 1936. Grew up in Culver City, California, where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to California after the war.

Narrator Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri

Nisei female, born 1938. Grew up in Culver City, California, where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to California after the war.

Narrator M. Jack Takayanagi

Nisei male. Born June 28, 1922, in San Jose, California. As a teenager, moved with family to West Los Angeles, where father was a gardener. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, Jack volunteered to work with the orphans at the Manzanar Children's Village, and also helped to establish …

Narrator George Izumi

Nisei male. Born 1920 and raised in California. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After World War II, attending baking school and became a professional baker.

Narrator Shig Miyaki

Nisei male. Born November 18, 1923, on Terminal Island, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, where father was part of the large Japanese American fishing community. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While at Manzanar, joined the irrigation crew and took expeditons out in the hills surrounding camp to …

Narrator Miyoko Sakai Nagai

Nisei female. Born October 4, 1925, in San Diego, California. Grew up in Los Feliz, California, where family ran a successful flower shop. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, eventually returned to California.

Narrator Glenn H. Kageyama

Sansei male. Born March 6, 1947, in Los Angeles, California. Son of Akira Kageyama, one of the key players in the guyaule rubber-producing project at the Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II.

Narrator Carol Hirabara Hironaka

Nisei female. Born January 25, 1925, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to Florin after the war.
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 7 (July 16, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-10)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 7 (July 16, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-10)
Selected article titles: "U.S. Army Trains Thousand Nisei Soldiers for Overseas Duty as 'All-Japanese' Unit" (p. 1), "Four Japanese Face U.S. Indictments in Santa Anita Incident" (p. 1), "Nisei Loyalty to U.S. Stressed By WRA Official in Congress" (p. 1), "States Have No Right to Bar Citizens, Says Governor Carr" (p. 2), "Production Is Key to …
Yoshimitsu Suyematsu Interview (ddr-one-7-66)
vh Yoshimitsu Suyematsu Interview (ddr-one-7-66)
Nisei male. Born May 30, 1927, on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up on Bainbridge, where parents ran a strawberry farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, then transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Bainbridge for a time and then volunteered for the military, serving in …
Mas Akiyama (ddr-densho-1000-188)
vh Mas Akiyama (ddr-densho-1000-188)
Nisei male. Born May 19, 1917, in Eastport, Idaho, and spent childhood in Spokane, Washington. In 1933 traveled to Japan with family where father became ill and died. Attended school in Japan for three years and then returned to Spokane in 1936 and worked on a farm. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, volunteered for military …

Narrator Susan Brown Phelps

White female. Born March 1, 1941, in Bishop, California. During World War II, father was the assistant project director at the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the war, lived and worked in various places before eventually returning to Inyo County, California.

Narrator Yaeko Yoshihara

Nisei female. Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington. During World War II, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the war, returned to Bainbridge with family.

Narrator Margaret Stanicci

Nisei female. Born December 28, 1918, in La Crescenta, California. Grew up in California where father operated a flower business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Lived in Chicago and New York after leaving camp, before eventually returning to California.

Narrator Keiko Kageyama

Nisei female. Born January 2, 1920, in Monterey Park, California. Grew up in several different places in California, where parents ran truck farming businesses. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to the Pasadena area of California.

Narrator Mary Jean Spallino

White female. Born June 18, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and attended UCLA. During World War II, recruited to teach at the Manzanar concentration camp.

Narrator Mary Takayanagi

Nisei female. Grew up in West Los Angeles, California, where parents farmed. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Des Moines, Iowa, and eventually settled in Portland, Oregon.

Narrator Elaine Clary Stanley

White female. Born April 5, 1920, in Union town, Kansas. Grew up in California, where parents moved when she was young. During World War II, took a job as a physical education teacher at the Manzanar concentration camp, California.

Narrator Dorothy Ikkanda

Nisei female. Born February 10, 1921, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Santa Monica, California. Married prior to World War II. During the war, removed with husband to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Reno, Nevada, and eventually moved to Los Angeles.

Narrator Helen Mori

Nisei female. Born November 11, 1933, in Long Beach, California. Grew up in the Gardena area of Los Angeles. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to the Los Angeles area.

Narrator Constance Yamashiro

Sansei female. Born May 6, 1938, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, sent to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, with her parents and grandparents. After leaving camp, the family resettled in Chicago, Illinois, where her mother did factory work.

Narrator Michiko Wada

Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Watts, California, where parents ran a grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles.
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