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Barbecue prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-447)
img Barbecue prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-447)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. A pre-evacuation barbecue on a farm in Santa Clara County, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Uchiyama Collection (ddr-densho-406)
Collection Uchiyama Collection (ddr-densho-406)
200 letters written to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama from Alvin Uchiyama while awaiting deployment, and during his military service in Italy in 1944-1945. Also six letters from Kathleen to Alvin written from Highland Park, Illinois, Heart Mountain camp and after the camp closed from Mt. View California.
Farm house prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-446)
img Farm house prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-446)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Farm house in rural section where farmers of Japanese ancestry raised truck garden crops. Evacuees from this and other military areas will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1002-6-1)
vh Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1002-6-1)
Growing up in Mountain View, California before the war: attending Japanese language school, yet feeling "pro-American"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this …

Issei farmer in working in field (ddr-densho-151-211)
img Issei farmer in working in field (ddr-densho-151-211)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Weeding garlic field in Santa Clara County prior to evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese descent will be given opportunities to follow their callings in War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.

Narrator Dorothy Michiko Ishimatsu

Nisei female. Born June 17, 1927, in Mayfield, California. Grew up in the Mountain View area, where family ran a berry farm. After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, family decided to move to Utah to avoid mass removal. Attended high school in Utah before returning to California to enroll in San Jose State University. Remained in San …
Mother and sons prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-176)
img Mother and sons prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-176)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Mother and oldest son of the Shibuya family have been weeding in their 20-acre chrysanthemum farm prior to evacuation order affecting persons of Japanese ancestry in this district. The son is a graduate of the College of Agriculture, University of California, in plant pathology.
Evening view of Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-8)
img Evening view of Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-8)
Evening view of Heart Mountain incarceration camp, September 19, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_008
Four sisters in front of home (ddr-densho-151-215)
img Four sisters in front of home (ddr-densho-151-215)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Four sisters in the Mitarai family. Their father operated an industrialized farm in Santa Clara County, prior to evacuation. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings in War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.
Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-130)
vh Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-130)
Nisei male. Born August 7, 1924, in Mountain View, California. Grew up in the Santa Clara Valley, California, working on his family's leased strawberry farm. In June of 1942, he was involuntarily "evacuated" to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, then to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Graduated from high school in camp and at the age …

Narrator Mits Koshiyama

Nisei male. Born August 7, 1924, in Mountain View, California. Grew up in the Santa Clara Valley, California, working on his family's leased strawberry farm. In June of 1942, he was involuntarily "evacuated" to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, then to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Graduated from high school in camp and at the age …
Issei horticulturist prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-452)
img Issei horticulturist prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-452)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Ryohitsu Shibuya, successful chrysanthemum grower, who arrived in this country in 1904, with $60 and a basket of clothes, is shown above on his farm in Santa Clara County, before evacuation. He grew prize chrysanthemums for select eastern markets. Horticulturists and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to …
Two Nisei sisters (ddr-densho-151-152)
img Two Nisei sisters (ddr-densho-151-152)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. Scene at Santa Clara home of the Shibuya family who raised select chrysanthemums for eastern markets. Madoka Shibuya (right), 25, was a student at Stanford Medical School when this picture was taken on April 18, 1942. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
WRA worker speaks with nisei woman (ddr-densho-151-175)
img WRA worker speaks with nisei woman (ddr-densho-151-175)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. John Bird, former Director of Information for the War Relocation Authority, speaks to a young woman who is weeding a garlic field in Santa Clara County. Farmers and other evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunities to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the …
Japanese American family prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-86)
img Japanese American family prior to mass removal (ddr-densho-151-86)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. This ranch house, seen across a strawberry bed, is typical in many California rural sections where residents of Japanese ancestry engaged in truck gardening. This was the home of eight children who were born in this country. The parents were born in Japan. This family, and other evacuees, will be housed …
Family preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-306)
img Family preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-151-306)
Original caption: Mountain View, California. These ranch houses are typical in many rural sections where residents of Japanese ancestry engage in truck gardening. This was the home of eight children who were born in this country. The parents were born in Japan. This family and other evacuees, will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for …
View of Poston mountain (ddr-csujad-35-15)
img View of Poston mountain (ddr-csujad-35-15)
A photograph of Poston Butte. The handwritten note on the back side reads: View of Poston mountain, Colo. River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, 1942-1945. Title from note. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_13_003
Photographs of Heart Mountain students grades 4 and 6 (ddr-csujad-45-94)
img Photographs of Heart Mountain students grades 4 and 6 (ddr-csujad-45-94)
A facsimile of three photographs of school children at Heart Mountain. An annotation for the top photograph of a classroom reads, "Grade 4 Ht. Mountain." A middle photo is another view of a classroom taken from the rear of the room. An annotation transcribed from the back of the bottom photo of six male children reads, …
Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-122-10)
vh Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-122-10)
Nisei male. Born August 7, 1924, in Mountain View, California. Grew up in the Santa Clara Valley, California, working on his family's leased strawberry farm. In June of 1942, he was involuntarily "evacuated" to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, then to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Graduated from high school in camp and at the age …
Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1002-6)
vh Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1002-6)
Nisei male. Born August 7, 1924, in Mountain View, California. Grew up in the Santa Clara Valley, California, working on his family's leased strawberry farm. In June of 1942, he was involuntarily "evacuated" to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, then to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Graduated from high school in camp and at the age …
Dorothy Michiko Ishimatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-398)
vh Dorothy Michiko Ishimatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-398)
Nisei female. Born June 17, 1927, in Mayfield, California. Grew up in the Mountain View area, where family ran a berry farm. After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, family decided to move to Utah to avoid mass removal. Attended high school in Utah before returning to California to enroll in San Jose State University. Remained in San …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 22 (October 6, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-655)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 22 (October 6, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-655)
General information bulletin, series 22, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 6, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: High School Opens for 1251 colonists; 2-day faculty conference starts Thursday; New regulation on leave permits; Ghostly intruder terrorizes colonists; Catholic service Wednesday; Appendectomy performed; First …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 13 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-647)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 13 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-647)
General information bulletin, series 13, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 19, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Army provides food on ration basis; Installation of stoves to be completed soon; Break in water line repaired; Ask surrender of expired work leave permits; Nisei …
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