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Arthur Ogami Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-154-4)
vh Arthur Ogami Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-154-4)
Moving to Montebello, California during the period of the Great Depression
Marian Uyematsu Naito Interview (ddr-manz-1-53)
vh Marian Uyematsu Naito Interview (ddr-manz-1-53)
Nisei female. Born November 30, 1927, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello where father ran a wholesale nursery business. During World War II, removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center and Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, attended UCLA before returning to California and establishing a nursery business.
Hanako Hoshiyama Fukumoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-136)
vh Hanako Hoshiyama Fukumoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-136)
Nisei female. Born 1923 in Montebello, California. Lived in several places in Southern California, where father was a flower grower. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married and had a child in camp. Left Manzanar for Chicago, Illinois.
Southern California Committee for Japanese Civilian Relief (ddr-csujad-5-146)
doc Southern California Committee for Japanese Civilian Relief (ddr-csujad-5-146)
A receipt of 5 dollars donation made by Okine [Seiichi Okine?] for the Japanese Civilian Relief Fund. The fund is coordinated by the Southern California Committee for Japanese Civilian Relief. The receipt is issued by the Montebello Congregational Church. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_67_001
Lawson I. Sakai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-472)
vh Lawson I. Sakai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-472)
Nisei male. Born October 27, 1923, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello, where father and other family members ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Colorado to avoid mass removal. In 1943, volunteered for the army and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, fighting in campaigns in Italy and France. …

Narrator Marian Uyematsu Naito

Nisei female. Born November 30, 1927, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello where father ran a wholesale nursery business. During World War II, removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center and Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, attended UCLA before returning to California and establishing a nursery business.
Sakaye Aratani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-442)
vh Sakaye Aratani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-442)
Nisei female. Born December 11, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Gardena, where parents ran a chicken farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved temporarily to live with family in Reedley, California, then was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. While on a visit to a different camp, Sakaye met her future …

Narrator Lawson I. Sakai

Nisei male. Born October 27, 1923, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello, where father and other family members ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Colorado to avoid mass removal. In 1943, volunteered for the army and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, fighting in campaigns in Italy and France. …

Narrator Hanako Hoshiyama Fukumoto

Nisei female. Born 1923 in Montebello, California. Lived in several places in Southern California, where father was a flower grower. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Married and had a child in camp. Left Manzanar for Chicago, Illinois.
Harry K. Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-278)
vh Harry K. Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-278)
Nisei male. Born June 26, 1922, in Montebello, California. Grew up in California, spending a short time in Japan prior to World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved to Denver, Colorado, during the "voluntary evacuation" period designated by the U.S. government. Arrested after refusing to report for military service after being drafted. Tried …

Narrator Harry K. Yoshikawa

Nisei male. Born June 26, 1922, in Montebello, California. Grew up in California, spending a short time in Japan prior to World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved to Denver, Colorado, during the "voluntary evacuation" period designated by the U.S. government. Arrested after refusing to report for military service after being drafted. Tried …
Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-291)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-291)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. He reports to his parents about their relatives and friends in Hiroshima: He took ten days vacation to visit Hiroshima and found that the Hiroshima City was completely destroyed by the atomic …

Narrator Sakaye Aratani

Nisei female. Born December 11, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Gardena, where parents ran a chicken farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved temporarily to live with family in Reedley, California, then was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. While on a visit to a different camp, Sakaye met her future …
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