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Mary Jean Spallino Interview (ddr-manz-1-168)
vh Mary Jean Spallino Interview (ddr-manz-1-168)
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.
Dorothy Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-42)
vh Dorothy Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-42)
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.
Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
vh Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
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.
Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1000-68)
vh Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1000-68)
This interview is with Isami and Kazuko Nakao, both from Bainbridge Island, Washington. During World War II, they were removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, then later transfer to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. They married while at Minidoka, and returned to Bainbridge Island after the war.
Testimony of Shigeko Kitamoto (ddr-densho-67-266)
doc Testimony of Shigeko Kitamoto (ddr-densho-67-266)
Written testimony of Shigeko Kitamoto of Bainbridge Island, Washington. Incarcerated in the Manzanar concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-83)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-83)
Excerpt: "Your last two letters were of extreme interest to me and I kept reading them over and over to no end." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man (ddr-densho-153-46)
doc Letter to a Nisei man (ddr-densho-153-46)
Excerpt: "Pardon me for the long delay in answering your last letter which I received some three weeks ago." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois. Letter is incomplete.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-202)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-202)
Excerpt: "Gee, they had the six-man tackle game with the Jr. High & regular eleven- man tackle game with the Sr. High." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-99)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-99)
Excerpt: "Here today it is Christmas. It doesn't seem like Christmas at all & the days don't ever seem to change at all." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Yoshino Grace Fukuhara Niwa Interview (ddr-manz-1-139)
vh Yoshino Grace Fukuhara Niwa Interview (ddr-manz-1-139)
Nisei female. Born October 29, 1942, in the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Daughter of well-known artists Henry Fukuhara. After leaving camp, the family moved to New York. Yoshino eventually returned to live in California, where her family resided before World War II.
Matsue Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1001-9)
vh Matsue Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1001-9)
Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. Left camp to work and attend school in Chicago, Illinois, before eventually returning with family to Bainbridge Island.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-62)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-62)
Excerpt: "Yesterday we received your letter and was very happy to hear that you are getting along well and the job is okay." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-101)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-101)
Excerpt: "Sorry I did not write to you but so many things have happened to keep me to be a very busy gal." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-80)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-80)
Excerpt: "Ive been trying to get this letter off for about the last two weeks but everytime I start, something else turns up." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-100)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-100)
Excerpt: "I don't know what to say because I still can't get over the big shock which was occurred in the afternoon hours." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-114)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-114)
Excerpt: "Writing to you at this time because mom & pop are sending you (Joe) twenty five dollars for a congratulations on your graduation." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Portrait of young boy (ddr-densho-359-1087)
img Portrait of young boy (ddr-densho-359-1087)
Portrait of Kyoji Ralph Iwasa at Manzanar Concentration Camp in California. The photograph is signed "To Mr. + Mrs. Otsuka Kyoji Ralph Iwasa". The caption written in the album "1 yr. 7 mos."
M. Jack Takayanagi - Mary Takayanagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-123)
vh M. Jack Takayanagi - Mary Takayanagi Interview (ddr-manz-1-123)
Nisei male and female, married couple. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left to attend college in Des Moines, Iowa, and eventually settled in Portland, Oregon.
Susan Brown Phelps Interview (ddr-manz-1-147)
vh Susan Brown Phelps Interview (ddr-manz-1-147)
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.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-137)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-137)
Excerpt: "We got a letter from Mr. Boulton on the 18th and he told us that the Affoulters were getting out on the end of this month." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
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 …
Yukiko Llewellyn Interview (ddr-chi-1-13)
vh Yukiko Llewellyn Interview (ddr-chi-1-13)
Nisei female. Born April 22, 1939 in Los Angeles California. During World War II, sent with mother to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, under the sponsorship of a Buddhist church. Grew up in Cleveland, where mother ran a boarding house.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-47)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-47)
Excerpt: "We've been receiving yours letters steady and as you mentioned in your last letter, we will send you more letters and much steadier." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-64)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-64)
Excerpt: "This Thurs. & Fri. we did not hear from you but when the mailman comes I think there will be a letter from you." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1086)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1086)
A family portrait taken at Manzanar Concentration Camp in California. The photograph is signed "To Mr. + Mrs Otsuka Iwasa Family 5/22/43". Kyoichi Iwasa with Ralph Iwasa, Yonchan Iwasa with Lynn Iwasa
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