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News clipping regarding the USS North Carolina (ddr-njpa-13-387)
img News clipping regarding the USS North Carolina (ddr-njpa-13-387)
Text on front: "New US Battleship North Carolina Is Commissioned. NEW YORK, Apr. 9 (INS)--The world's mightiest battleship, the USS North Carolina, was commissioned at the Brooklyn navy yard today in colorful ceremonies headed by Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox. This was the first commissioning of a battleship in 18 years. The 35,000-tonner was built …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. IV No. 14 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-108)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. IV No. 14 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-108)
Selected article titles: "68 Nominated; Election Mon." (p. 1), "WHSE Area to Be Fenced Out" (p. 1), "Army School Volunteers to Wear White Honor Bands" (p. 1), "Math Teacher Sought; #3108" (p. 1), "Stores to Take Inventory, Co-op Will Operate Soon" (p. 3), "Two White Teachers Resign From School" (p. 3), "Nisei Soldier Here From New …
Rohwer Relocator Vol. I No. 17 (September 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-297)
doc Rohwer Relocator Vol. I No. 17 (September 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-297)
Selected article titles: "Record Number to Leave Sept. 7" (p. 1), "Holiday and Change in Work Hours" (p. 1), "Bring Pink Books to Relocation Office" (p. 1), "Warning -- Keep Bills of Lading" (p. 2), "Nisei Soldiers Lead Parade" (p. 4), "Fort Snelling Graduates in Occupation Forces" (p. 4), "Jobs Plentiful in Chicago" (p. 4), "Aliens …
Nisei captain giving medical aid (ddr-densho-114-91)
img Nisei captain giving medical aid (ddr-densho-114-91)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. At an aid station in a wine cellar, Capt. J. Kimura of Berkeley, Calif., lances an infected finger for Pvt. Claude Lunn of Willsville, New York, Right, while Tec 5 George Kobayashi of Honolulu, T.H., holds a flashlight. All are of the 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division. U.S. Fifth Army. [The …
Nisei clerk (ddr-densho-114-148)
img Nisei clerk (ddr-densho-114-148)
Original caption: Miss Yukie Konai, Nisei clerk-typist, Special Service, GHQ, Army Forces in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, locates a rest area for a GI. She came to Tokyo from New York City in 1940 and was forced to remain until the conclusion of the war. When her citizenship was reinstated, she secured a position in the …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 45 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-70)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 45 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-70)
Selected article titles: "Expansion of Hunt Farm Program Seen for 1944" (p. 1), "Hunt Exports Onions" (p. 1), "California Board Favors Evacuee's Return to Coast" (p. 1), "Local Library Offers Wide Variety of Historical Novels" (p. 3), "Nisei and Chinese Work Together in New York Office" (p. 3), "Relocatees Aided by Churches" (p. 4), "Residents Urged …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 18 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-145)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 18 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-145)
Selected article titles: "Two Hunt Volunteers Cited for Gallantry in Action" (p. 1), "22 New York Nisei Accepted for Parts in Motion Picture" (p. 1), "Resettlement Council Organized in Seattle Area" (p. 1), "442nd Officers Devise Ways to Aid Nisei Rehabilitation" (p. 1), "Cleveland Housing Situation to be Studied by Official" (p. 1), "Cal. Legislature Asks …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-241)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-241)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he informs Yuri he's on furlough staying in a Hotel in Minneapolis. Additionally, he answers her question about New York and asks about a possible job. He also discusses visits from mutual friends like Tak Negi, and a future trip out to a local nursery to …
Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle (ddr-njpa-1-185)
img Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle (ddr-njpa-1-185)
Caption on reverse: "Smiling Jimmy. Brigadier General James H. (Jimmy) Doolittle, who led the U.S. bombers in the air raid on Tokio [sic], had this big smile for the camera at a dinner in New York City at which he was made a life member of the Army and Navy Legion of Valor. (Not for use …
May Ohmura Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-454)
vh May Ohmura Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-454)
Nisei female. Born May 13, 1922, in Chico, California. Grew up in Chico, where parents ran a produce store. Was in college when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and was removed with her family to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend school in Syracuse, New York, and become a public health nurse. Later …
Mini-Reunion of AT Chapter with the 100th B Chapter (ddr-csujad-1-181)
doc Mini-Reunion of AT Chapter with the 100th B Chapter (ddr-csujad-1-181)
A note of the Mini-reunion. "Mini-Reunion of AT Chapter with the 100th B Chapter, 4-Queens Hotel, Las Vegas, 10/9/95 thru 10/13/95. Photo's by Hiroshi Kaku, New York." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_107
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 6 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-604)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 6 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-604)
Selected article titles: "Discharged Poston Vet Accepted as Hollywood Legion Post Member" (p. 1), "Block 12 Mess Hall to Close. Will Combine with Block 5 February 1" (p. 1), "Ten Families Scheduled to Leave Next Monday for Crystal City, Texas" (p. 1), "Do You Know Someone Who Has Lost Baggage?" (p. 2), "Issei Urged to Resettle …
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 17 (ddr-densho-156-257)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 17 (ddr-densho-156-257)
Article titles: "Jap-American is Sentenced"; "Jap Labor Being Recruited"; "Farmers Protest Grog Sales to Jap Evacuees"; "Trainload of Japs Passes Through to State's Beet Fields"; "New York Optical Company Building Factory at Center"; "Activities of Heart Mountain, Wyoming"; by Bill Hosokawa"; "Scott Taggart to Heart Mountain Job"; "Speaker Tells of Jap Camp Near Jerome"; "8,000 More …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 56 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-145)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 56 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-145)
Selected article titles: "Curb Commercial Issei Fishing"; "Mounting Casualty List Disclosed"; "Red Cross Seeking Kins"; "League Finance Drive Mark Told"; "Birth Reported"; "Denver Bowles Garner Major Share of Honors"; "Thomas Speaker for Conclave"; "Want Ads Today"; "Optometrist Opens Office"; "Nebraskans Aroused"; "California Senate Committee Opposed to Evacuees' Return Before V-J Day"; "Up-State New York"; "Ando at …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 149 (December 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-82)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 149 (December 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-82)
Selected article titles: "Victory Rally Held in New York"; "Colorado Has 30,000 'Potential Soldiers'"; "On the Other Hand"; "Military Authorities Satisfied with WRA"; "Christmas Fare Has Been Planned"; "San Mateans Launching Educational Movement"; "Police Officer Fears His Staff Inadequate"; "Physician Dead"; "'It Smacks Too Much of Hitlerism'"; "Radio Program"; "Want Ads Today"; "Baldwin: Moral Position Involved"; …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 23, (June 15, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 23, (June 15, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-23)
Select article titles: "New York Nikkei Groups Form Housing Corp" (p.1); "WRA Records to Be Retained in Nat'l Archives" (p.1); "Evacuee Teacher Bill Passes First Step in Sac'to" (p.1); "Bannai Bandwagon Rolls" (p.2); "U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hear Problems of Calif. Asian American" (p.3); "Nisei Farmers League Defending Right of Farm Workers and Protecting Farms" …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 4 (August 18-25, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 4 (August 18-25, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-29)
Selected article titles: "Regulations on Documentation for Redress Payment Smoother" (p. 1), "'Vincent Chin'-Type Case Explodes in Raleigh, N.C." (pp. 1, 8), "Tri-District Convention Speech: Nakagawa Calls for Nat'l 'Nikkei Summit' in 1990" (p. 3), and "522nd Field Artillery Scouts Liberated Dachau Death Prisoners: Why a New York Judge Mobilized Jews to 'Go for Broke' on …
Chiyoko Chiyo Omachi Interview (ddr-chi-1-17)
vh Chiyoko Chiyo Omachi Interview (ddr-chi-1-17)
Nisei female. Born July 12, 1926, in Terminal Island, California. Grew up on Terminal Island where father worked as a ship builder. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and lived in Pennsylvania with relatives before attending college in New York. Family resettled in Chicago, Illinois, after the war, where …
Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
vh Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
Nisei female. Born January 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Covina, California. Worked for the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). Volunteered to go early to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, to help set up the camp. Eventually transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving for New York. Eventually pursued a career in …

Narrator Sachi Kaneshiro

Nisei female. Born January 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Covina, California. Worked for the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). Volunteered to go early to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, to help set up the camp. Eventually transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving for New York. Eventually pursued a career in …

Narrator Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry

Nisei female. Born October 24, 1925, in Parkdale, Oregon. Grew up in Parkdale, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, before transferring with family to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend sewing school in New York before …

Narrator May Ohmura Watanabe

Nisei female. Born May 13, 1922, in Chico, California. Grew up in Chico, where parents ran a produce store. Was in college when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and was removed with her family to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend school in Syracuse, New York, and become a public health nurse. Later …

Narrator Chiyoko Chiyo Omachi

Nisei female. Born July 12, 1926, in Terminal Island, California. Grew up on Terminal Island where father worked as a ship builder. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and lived in Pennsylvania with relatives before attending college in New York. Family resettled in Chicago, Illinois, after the war, where …
The USS Honolulu (ddr-njpa-13-58)
img The USS Honolulu (ddr-njpa-13-58)
Caption on reverse: "Built at a cost of $15,000,000, the USS Honolulu was authorized on March 27, 1934; her keel laid at New York Navy Yard, September 10, 1935; launched, August 26, 1937; commissioned, June 15, 1938. Her length is 600 feet at water line; beam, 61 feet; draught, 19.9; speed, 32.7 knots. Main battery carries …
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