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Manuel L. Quezon riding in a parade car (ddr-njpa-1-1438)
img Manuel L. Quezon riding in a parade car (ddr-njpa-1-1438)
Caption on reverse: "500,000 marchers demonstrate America's fighting spirit in nation's greatest parade. The United States of American flung down its gauntlet to the Axis with a grim, fighting 'New York at War' parade which outstripped any spectacle that famous city of spectacles has ever staged. It was a gigantic procession in which a cross section …

Narrator Henry Fukuhara

Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.

Narrator Lury Sato

Nisei female. Born January 25, 1915, in Montavilla, Oregon. Grew up in Portland and attended college before World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband and lived in New York and Washington, D.C. Eventually returned to Portland.
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-138)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-138)
Selected article titles: "Army: Gilans Receive Recall Orders" (p. 1), "Coop May Pay Cash Refunds Before Segregation Starts. Buyers in New York Proposed Enterprises. Confab in Offing" (p. 1), "Leave Clearance: Defense Work Open to Nisei" (p. 1), "Editorial: Labor's Loss" (p. 2), "Rumors Dispelled; Church Stands as Storage Place" (p. 3), "Vegetables Come From Tule …
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-464)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-464)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick writes about how lonely he is in New York, how he spends his time, how his job hunting is progressing, and details about the remodel of Kaneji Domoto's house. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-457 and ddr-densho-540.
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 60 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-149)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 60 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-149)
Selected article titles: "Put Own House in Order, is Plea"; "On the Other Hand"; "Pastor Returns Home"; "6.2% of Evacuee Population in Army"; "Suicide in New York"; "Say Threat is Plain"; "Want Ads Today"; "Skull and Cross Bones Terrify Returnee"; "Study of Buddha's Teachings Slated"; "Orange County Girl Ouster Sought by Five"; "One Nisei Fighter Freed …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4357 (September 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-69)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4357 (September 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-69)
Selected article titles: "How and Where Will Nisei Come Back? Niches Found Eastward by Japanese Americans"; "Ample Legal Counsel -- Free!"; "Nisei, Backed by Mayor Lupham, Returns to Job; Workers Confer"; "Special! Machinists Will Work With Nisei"; "San Francisco News: Mistaken Shopmen"; "Aliens May Own Real Property in New York"; "So. Calif. WRA Awarded First Prize …
1952 Pictorial Guidebook (ddr-densho-266-78)
doc 1952 Pictorial Guidebook (ddr-densho-266-78)
Select article titles: "Rare photographs capture beauties of Fuji" (pg 19-34); "The Issei Story" (pg. 35-58); "Pictures: San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Twin Cities, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Japan" (pg. 59-112); "Organizations: Bird's-eye view of Nisei groups in the U.S." (pg. 113-138). Removed pages 140-167 from public website to protect personal information.
Marion Michiko Bernardo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-328)
vh Marion Michiko Bernardo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-328)
Nisei female. Born July 25, 1930, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend a boarding school in New York before eventually returning to Walnut Grove. Marion passed away …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 20 (June 10, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-24)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 20 (June 10, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-24)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Troops Rated Among Best Fighters" (p. 1), "First Evacuees Leave Topaz For Coast" (p. 1), "Front-Line Corporal Would Make Racists Replace Nisei" (p. 1), "Segregee Held For Attack on Tule Soldier" (p. 2), "No Post-War Camps Planned, Declares Myer" (p. 3), "WRA Office Plans Increased Service to New York Resettlers" (p. 8).
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 23 No. 1 (July 6, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-27)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 23 No. 1 (July 6, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-27)
Selected article titles: "Heroes' Welcome Given 442nd on Return. New York Goes All Out for Nisei Vets" (p. 1), "Army Officers Praise 442nd In Welcoming Ceremony. John McCloy Tells of Formation of Nisei Unit Against Opposition" (p. 1), "Note Important Role of Nisei In Occupation. Army Intelligence Began Use of Nisei During Bataan Battle" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 24 (June 11, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 24 (June 11, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-24)
Selected article titles: "Passage of Immigration Bill (S 500) Urged by JACL at Senate Hearing" (p.1-3), "History Project: Issei Coal Miners of Carbon County, Utah" (p.1), "Councilman Wing Luke" (p.2), "Voting Rights Amendment May Aid Hawaiians" (p.3), "Role of the Women's Auxilliary" (p.3), "Buddhist Women Attend International Conference in New York" (p.6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 14 (April 10, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 14 (April 10, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-14)
Edition contains a 4 page travel section between pages 6 and 7. Selected article titles: "Yasui's Petition Dismissed; High Court Review Sought" (p. 1), "State Bill Proposed to Fund Film about JA Internment" (pp. 1, 3), "Ex-Internee Chronicles WW2 Experience" (p. 8), and "Supported by 'English First': English-Language Law Debated in New York" (p. 12).
Tamiko Honda Interview (ddr-manz-1-94)
vh Tamiko Honda Interview (ddr-manz-1-94)
Nisei female. Born September 14, 1924, in Santa Clara, California. Grew up in Santa Clara and Redwood City, California, before World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, resettled for a time in New York before returning to Redwood City.
Lily Kajiwara Interview (ddr-manz-1-105)
vh Lily Kajiwara Interview (ddr-manz-1-105)
Nisei female. Born July 26, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in the Gresham/Troutdale area of Oregon, where parents had a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. While in camp, worked as an assistant teacher. After camp, lived in New York before returning to …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. I No. 2 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-332)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. I No. 2 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-332)
Selected article titles: "Departures (April 11 to April 17)" (p. 1), "Booklet Tells Need of Retail Shops in Midwest" (p. 1), "Job Opportunities Open to Issei in East" (p. 1), "Apartment Hostel in New York Facilitates Family Resettlement" (p. 1), "Issei Future Believed in New Orleans Area" (p. 2), "Want Evacuee Families to Operate Farm for …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 34 No. 10 (March 8, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-10)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 34 No. 10 (March 8, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-10)
Selected article titles: "House Sets Floor Debate on Walter Omnibus Bill" (p. 1), "Hawaiian Statehood Opponents Reminded on Senate Floor of War Record of 442nd Unit" (p. 1), "Chicago Housing Group Tells Regrets Over Racist Remarks in Film About Late President" (p. 2), "Min Yasui Quits Post as JACL Regional Chief" (p. 3), "New York New …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 31 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-30)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 31 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-30)
Selected article titles: "Gen. DeWitt Rescinded Curfew Restrictions" (p. 1), "Army Proclamation Abolishes Prohibited Zones, A-2---A-1033. Regulations Affecting Nisei in Restricted Areas Outside of West Coast Withdrawn" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldier Participates In Bombing Raid on Nazi Europe As Gunner on American Plane" (p. 1), "New Mexican Town Opposes Nisei Entry" (p. 1), "Future of Nisei …

Narrator Pearl Yoshikawa

Nisei female. Born April 25, 1926, in Vancouver, Washington. Grew up in Vancouver where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, moved to New York City to attend a fashion design school. Eventually resettled in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-122-25)
vh Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-122-25)
White male. Born December 1, 1927, in New York City, New York. Charles Phelps Taft Professor Emeritus of History, University of Cincinnati. Served as a consultant to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians from 1981 to 1983. Has researched and written numerous books about the Japanese American experience, including Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese …

Narrator Tamiko Honda

Nisei female. Born September 14, 1924, in Santa Clara, California. Grew up in Santa Clara and Redwood City, California, before World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, resettled for a time in New York before returning to Redwood City.

Narrator Lily Kajiwara

Nisei female. Born July 26, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in the Gresham/Troutdale area of Oregon, where parents had a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. While in camp, worked as an assistant teacher. After camp, lived in New York before returning to …

Narrator Marion Michiko Bernardo

Nisei female. Born July 25, 1930, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend a boarding school in New York before eventually returning to Walnut Grove. Marion passed away …
Sasha Hohri Collection (ddr-densho-352)
Collection Sasha Hohri Collection (ddr-densho-352)
The Sasha Horhi Collection is comprised of paper documents related to the activities of the East Coast Japanese Americans for Redress, the National Council for Japanese American Redress, and the Redress movement broadly. Among the documents are personal testimonies that were presented to the Congressional Commission on the Wartime Internment and Relocation of Civilians, planning documents …
Rohwer Outpost Vol. III No. 13 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-89)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. III No. 13 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-89)
Selected article titles: "Inspection of Vehicles at Motor Pool is Essential" (p. 1), "Notice! Repatriates' Families" (p. 1), "Resettlement in New York" (p. 3), "Exchange of Nationals to Take Place in India" (p. 3), "First Court Case Settled" (p. 3), "Blocks Sanitation to be Cared for by New Set-up" (p. 3), "Public Invited to View Red …
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