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Mary T. Karatsu Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-362-11)
vh Mary T. Karatsu Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-362-11)
Visiting family in Heart Mountain, taking younger siblings back to New York

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the …

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.
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-19)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-19)
Selected article titles: "First Checks to be Issued Tomorrow. 1200 Workers to Get Paid" (p. 1), "Amory Explains Camouflage Problems to Net Workers. Full Consideration Promised for Legitimate Grievances in Talk" (p. 1), "Cooperation on Sanitary Check-ups Lauded. Weekly Airings in Center Set" (p. 3), "Editorial: New York Nisei in USO Drive" (p. 6).
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 103 (August 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-38)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 103 (August 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-38)
Selected article titles: "On the Other Hand"; "Damages Extensive"; "Refute Charge by Paper, Chieftain"; "Solicitor Blocks Fund from Scholarship Use"; "Warning Given on Draft Evasion"; "Tashirogi, Oyama Win"; "League Tax Status Set"; "More Evacuees Settle in New York Area"; "Potential Menace Still Existing"; "Want Ads"; "Nisei GI's Training in Fresno, California"; "Concealed"; "War Casualties."
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 67 (June 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-156)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 67 (June 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-156)
Selected article titles: "Nisei and Unions"; "Bears Lose First Major Encounter"; "Tri-State YBA Send Flowers to Nisei Dead"; "New York WLB Praise Nisei Employees"; "NWAA Softball Gets Start"; "300 Seasonal Workers for Vegetable Sheds"; "Bears Fete Min Sano"; "'Only a Shotgun' Used on Nisei"; "Farmers Urged to Plant Many Late Crops"; "Want Ads Today."
Gidra, Vol. V, No. 10 (October 1973) (ddr-densho-297-54)
doc Gidra, Vol. V, No. 10 (October 1973) (ddr-densho-297-54)
Selected article titles: "Rallying behind the Workshop" (p. 1), "Reviewed: Candidates Night at LVU/UN-ISA" (p. 6), "New York Chinatown: August 1973" (p. 8), "The Trip to Chino: 'We Left the Prison a Little Depressed . . .'" (p. 10), "Closing Time: a Tale of Sex, Drugs, and Violence in the Asian American Community" (p. 14).
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 35 No. 3 (July 19, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-29)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 35 No. 3 (July 19, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-29)
Selected article titles: "American Newspaper Guild Asks Papers to Stop Using Word 'Jap' in Stories, Heads" (p. 1), "Member of New York Guild Initiates Drive on Word 'Jap'" (p. 1), "Truman Signs Bill Restoring Seniority Lost in Wartime By Civil Service Nisei" (p. 3), "Start $25 Thousand Campaign For Shonien Child Care Center" (p. 3).
Postcard from Yoshio to Donald Miyagi, May 29, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2034)
doc Postcard from Yoshio to Donald Miyagi, May 29, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2034)
Postcard from Yoshio to Donald Miyagi in the Poston incarceration camp depicting Times Square in New York City. Includes a brief greeting from Yoshio. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2137
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 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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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