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Emery Brooks Andrews Interview (ddr-densho-1000-155)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview (ddr-densho-1000-155)
White male. Born November 14, 1937, in Seattle, Washington. Son of Reverend Emery Andrews, the Japanese Baptist Church minister in Seattle for many years. After the Japanese Americans in Seattle were removed to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, Emery Brooks moved with family to Twin Falls, Idaho, to minister to Nikkei in camp. Visited Japanese American friends …
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
Excerpt: "We have been deluged with clerical help in the office and there have been 25 prisoners of war loading freight since Tuesday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-57)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-57)
Excerpt: "This week has been like winter and today has been raining so we snuggled indoors and have played Chinese checkers all afternoon." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-71)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-71)
Excerpt: "This past week I've been doing things between sneezes. My hay fever (sheep grass?) has hit me harder this year than before." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-63)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-63)
Excerpt: "If I thought I was busy at any time during the last two years, it was a mild form of self-indulgence!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-34)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-34)
Excerpt: "It's late, but I drank quite a bit of coffee at a party here in the dorm tonight and I'm not sleepy." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-79)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-79)
Excerpt: "There is really very little news this week. The first part was very hot and yesterday and today have been unseasonably cool." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-123-14)
Journey to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho; booing a teacher who spoke of "democracy" in camp

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-31)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-31)
Excerpt: "Sorry I'm late again but last night I taught Jerry Fogarty's Americanization class from 7 till 8 and then went to a meeting..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-72)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-72)
Excerpt: "Not much has happened since I last wrote, but the weekend is booked full and I'm not sure when I'll get another chance." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
Excerpt: "Our weather last night was something to write home about. Yesterday was overcast, warm and calm. At midnight it was cleary and starry." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-40)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-40)
Excerpt: "Tonight I'm sitting in the shadow of my social life dashing this off while I wait for the Chinese checker game to begin." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
Excerpt: "I put my room to permanent rights at little more. Assembled my voluminous notes and bibliographies from Stanford into notebook covers purchased yesterday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
Excerpt: "Our enrollment is sky rocketing beyond our wildest estimate and yet we must be prepared to have many relocate or graduate in February." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-53)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-53)
Excerpt: "Monday before last I was invited to Father Joe's for a farewell dinner for Miss Hiota. It was all Japanese food with chopsticks." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Michiko Amatatsu Noritake Interview (ddr-densho-1001-4)
vh Michiko Amatatsu Noritake Interview (ddr-densho-1001-4)
Nisei female. Born December 6, 1919, in Winslow, Washington. Was fired from job as a domestic following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, and later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Following World War II, returned to Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-18)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-18)
Excerpt: "Last week I had some rest from choir after Mae's leaving -- we took a week off because of the big banquets for the volunteers." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Kay Sakai Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1001-3)
vh Kay Sakai Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1001-3)
Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp California, then later transferred to Minidoka, Idaho. Married while in Minidoka, and returned to Bainbridge Island after World War II.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
Excerpt: "This is one of the most leisurely Sundays in a long time. To begin with, I was supposed to have gone to Boise and didn't." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
Excerpt: "Evelyn Rose of the Washington statistics office -- she spent two weeks here last June and lived in the dorms -- was here again week before last." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-66)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-66)
Excerpt: "Mr. Harke finally got around to breaking the log jam and also seemed to realize that he was working at cross purposes to my job." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
Excerpt: "Since then it has been a series of slow days that would have been leisurely if they hadn't been haunted by uncertainty and insidious developments." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
Nisei female. Born February 25, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
Excerpt: "We got off at 11 Friday morning, rode to Burley with Mr. Heley on an errand and took the last seats in the bus from there." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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