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Letter from Kaneji Domoto to his sisters Wakako and Yuri (ddr-densho-329-865)
doc Letter from Kaneji Domoto to his sisters Wakako and Yuri (ddr-densho-329-865)
Letter from New York. Kan has finished the New York World's Fair garden job, and his relationship with Nagao Sakurai has improved. The World's Fair has opened and he has been exploring it in his week off; he describes various exhibits and critiques the Japanese exhibit (with a sketch of the floorplan and traffic flow). He …
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. III No. 41 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-97-201)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. III No. 41 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-97-201)
Selected article titles: "Farm Crops Damaged by Hail, Frost" (p. 1), "Editorial: Proudly We Hail" (p. 4), "Relocation Report; Resettlers Aided by New York Hostel" (p. 5), "Evacuees Urged to Accept Challenge of Relocation Now" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 6 (February 9, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-6)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 6 (February 9, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-6)
Selected article titles: "40 Groups Urge National Origins Formula Repeal" (p.1), "Warren Speaks on Evacuation before New York Law Center" (p.1), "1942 Emergency Meeting" (p.2), "Strong Family Ties Urged to Fight Delinquency" (p.4).
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-476)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-476)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick writes how he spent his afternoon in New York City. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-457 and ddr-densho-540.
Clipping regarding Alexander Troyanovsky (ddr-njpa-1-2172)
doc Clipping regarding Alexander Troyanovsky (ddr-njpa-1-2172)
Caption on front: "The Russian Ambassador visits a museum in New York: Alexander Troyanovsky is welcomed to the Museum of Modern Art by A. Conger Goodyear, president, at the Exhibition of Stage Designs. (Times Wide World Photos.)"
Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-877)
doc Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-877)
Letter from Richard J. Miller saying he has a letter for Wak from Mr. Kaoru Nakashima for her and would like to send it if he can have her current address; response from Toichi with Wak's address in Boston; envelope showing Boston address crossed out and a New Rochelle, New York address penciled in.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 14 (October 6, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 14 (October 6, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-39)
Selected article titles: "Chavez Hurls Threat at Nisei Farm League" (p.1, 5), "Yen Claims Bill: Questions Raised, Answers Furnished" (p.1), "Immigrants Changing New York" (p.1), "A Nisei View of Japan: Understand the Japanese?" (p.2).
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 20 (January 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-133)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 20 (January 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-133)
Selected article titles: "Center Survey to be Made" (p. 1), "Nisei Farmers' Outlook Dark" (p. 2), "Many Nisei Dreams Come True in New York City" (p. 3), "Santa Marians Oppose Return of Evacuees to West Coast" (p. 6).
Baptism Certificate (ddr-densho-335-248)
doc Baptism Certificate (ddr-densho-335-248)
Baptism certificate of Agnes Rockrise (Asbury) at St. George's Church in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents are listed as Francis B. Asbury and Tennessee Asbury. Her sponsors/witness are listed as Olive Effie Asbury and Harry F. Asbury.
Group in front of the Oriental Trading Company (ddr-densho-353-161)
img Group in front of the Oriental Trading Company (ddr-densho-353-161)
Toyo Boeki Kaisha (the Oriental Trading Co.) was established in 1898, at 212 5th Avenue S. A note on the back indicates that the photo was taken "before 1920 when CT died on a trip to New York."
Letter to Governor Herbert Lehman from President Roosevelt (ddr-densho-67-95)
doc Letter to Governor Herbert Lehman from President Roosevelt (ddr-densho-67-95)
Letter to New York Governor Herbert Lehman from President Roosevelt on Italians and Germans in the U.S. In response to a letter from Lehman, Roosevelt assures him that there will be no evacuation of German or Italian aliens/Americans.
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 7 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-374)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 7 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-374)
Selected article titles: "Encourage Resettlers to Notify of Leaves" (p. 1), "Undeveloped Land in Mojave Desert Area Offered to Families" (p. 1), "300 Missourians Attend Social" (p. 1), "New York WRA Office Distributes Pamphlet for Issei Businessmen" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 100 (April 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-255)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 100 (April 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-255)
Selected article titles: "Tsuyuki: First Nisei Paratrooper" (p. 1), "Twelve to Leave for Texas Camp" (p. 1), "New York Described in 16-Page Pamphlet" (p. 2), "No Swimming in Canals Allowed" (p. 2), "Ice Cream Sale Announced" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 45 (June 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-404)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 45 (June 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-404)
Selected article titles: "200 Seniors to Receive Diplomas at Graduation" (p. 1), "New York: N.W.L.B. Praises Nisei Employees" (p. 2), "Parlier Gunman Gets Probation" (p. 2), "West Hoodlums Called Yellow" (p. 4), "CIO: Stockton Unit Resents Nisei" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 7 (October 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-351)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 7 (October 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-351)
Selected article titles: "Health Program: Dental, Ambulance, Diet Services to Improve" (p. 1), "Relocators in Distress Aided. Social Security Funds Help Sick Persons, Those in Need of Money" (p. 2), "Pamphlet Tells About New York in Japanese" (p. 2).
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doc Newspaper article: "See Some 'Give' by Merriam on THAT Word" (ddr-densho-274-38)
New York Nichibei article on the attempt to stop G & C Merriam Company from using the word "Jap" in dictionaries. Part of a broader campaign, spearheaded by Shosuke Sasaki, against the use of the word "Jap" in print media.
Kenzo Nakazato, a Mitsukoshi executive (ddr-njpa-4-1282)
img Kenzo Nakazato, a Mitsukoshi executive (ddr-njpa-4-1282)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Kenzo Nakazato, chief director of decorations at Mitsukoshi, who is in charge of display decorations for the Japan pavilion at the New York International Exhibition, stopped at port on his way to the country via Ryuyo Maru."
James Omura (ddr-densho-122-668)
img James Omura (ddr-densho-122-668)
Attached note: "Frank: this photo is a good likeness of me. Taken by Michi Weglyn in her New York home in December of 1988. Not previously published. Better than portraits used by bio groups in my opinion. Jimmie 1-14-92"
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-473)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-473)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick writes about his job in New York, news about some mutual friends and family. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-457 and ddr-densho-540.
Newspaper clipping regarding W.T. Andrews and Captain Peyton Harrison (ddr-njpa-1-582)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding W.T. Andrews and Captain Peyton Harrison (ddr-njpa-1-582)
Caption on front: Congressional observer: Rep. W.T. Andrews of New York, congressional observer to the atom bomb test, is shown being greeted by Capt. Peyton Harrison, naval aide to Governor Stainback, on his arrival here yesterday afternoon enroute to Bikini."
Shige Ogura with dad (ddr-densho-477-104)
img Shige Ogura with dad (ddr-densho-477-104)
Photograph of Mr. Ogura (left) and his son, Shige Ogura (right) in a park. The caption below the photo reads "Mr. Ogura & Shige / Worked in New York for the Ogura family from Nov. 1939 to Feb. 1941" in black ink.
Dinner was served (ddr-densho-253-6)
img Dinner was served (ddr-densho-253-6)
Caption: "Dinner was served - and consumed standing up owing to lack of tables and chairs. Camp steward Arthur Hirano, former New York restauranteur. His first menu consisted of beef stew, steamed rice, string beans, peas, apricots, bread and jelly. His customers were appreciative."
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