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Herbert Hoover on a fishing trip with Lawrence Richey (ddr-njpa-1-613)
img Herbert Hoover on a fishing trip with Lawrence Richey (ddr-njpa-1-613)
"Caption on reverse [translation]: "(New York) Domei. Former US President Herbert Hoover and his former secretary Lawrence Richey departed on a fishing trip, away from the pressures of governing. The two enjoyed spending their day talking about fishing, far from politics. Photographs: 1. Secretary Richey uses his hands to show the size of a wonderful fish …
Albert Einstein with 3 other Novel Prize winners (ddr-njpa-1-285)
img Albert Einstein with 3 other Novel Prize winners (ddr-njpa-1-285)
Caption on reverse: "Four winners of the Nobel Prize meet in New York to honor the founder of the award: The guests of honor at a dinner given at the Hotel Roosevelt in commemoration of the 100th birthday of the Swedish chemist who founded the prizes. Reading from the left, they are: Sinclair Lewis, Frank B. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 35 No. 12 (September 20, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-38)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 35 No. 12 (September 20, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-38)
Selected article titles: "JACL Will Push Statehood For Hawaii, Says Masaoka" (p. 1), "Anti-JACL Attacks Will Be Discussed at District Parley" (p. 1), "Brief Case Burglar Admits Looting 80 Homes of Nisei" (p. 2), "Atom-Blasted City Needs Help, Says Nisei from Hiroshima" (p. 2), "Objections of Nisei Close Interracial Play in New York" (p. 3), "Hundreds …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 17 (October 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 17 (October 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-44)
Select article titles: "Col. Rasmussen recalls Gettysburg speech at Arlington rites for Nisei war dead" (p. 1); "Supreme court hears arguments on nishikawa citizenship case" (p. 1); "No need of mass evacuation in wartime in future, Myer says" (p. 3); Canadian Nisei protest filming of anti-Nisei film over upstate new York TV station by writing to …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 73, No. 22 (November 26, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-47)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 73, No. 22 (November 26, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-47)
Selected article titles: "JACL submits drafts for cabinet committee for AA" (p. 1), "Pres. Nixon cites Japanese in U.S. at Whing Ding" (p. 1), "White House confab on aging includes Asian American group" (p. 1), "New York law barring resident aliens in public jobs ruled unconstitutional" (p. 1), "Asian social work task force holds 1st nat'l …
Postcard to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waegell, February 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2560)
doc Postcard to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waegell, February 26, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-2560)
Postcard from a Japanese American Nisei to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waegell regarding the fact that he landed at Chicago Illinois about 2 p.m. He is staying in Chicago for a few days and then going to New York City. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2668
Shiuko Sakai Interview (ddr-manz-1-128)
vh Shiuko Sakai Interview (ddr-manz-1-128)
Nisei female. Born 1923 in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle where parents operated a hotel. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to live and work in New York, then worked for several years in Japan for the U.S. occupation forces. Returned to …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 125 (October 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-211)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 125 (October 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-211)
Selected article titles: "Peace Officers Hear Cozzens"; "Abiko Visitor Here"; "On the Other Hand"; "League Will Sponsor Talk by Army Officer"; "Nisei Linguists Trained and Being Sent to Japan"; "Sugiharas Return from Visit to New York City"; "Returnees Still Don't Have to Sleep in Parks"; "Nisei Attorney Opens His Office in Raisin City"; "Approve Sake Factory …
Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
doc Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
A letter from Ayame May Okine in Chicago to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine in Whittier, California. She expresses her delight about her husband's returning home from Japan and updates on their lives including traveling to New York and visiting her sister in New Jersey. She also expresses that she is awaiting for the day when Masao …

Narrator Julie Otsuka

Sansei female. Born May 15, 1962, in Palo Alto, California. Mother was a Nisei who was incarcerated during World War II, and father was a Japanese immigrant who came to the United States in 1950. Grew up in Palo Alto, California, before studing art at Yale University. Later moved to New York, giving up art and …

Narrator Edward K. Honda

Sansei male. Born July 7, 1945, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Parents were from Hawaii, but father was picked up by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and mother went to rejoin him on the mainland. After leaving camp, lived briefly in New York City before returning to Hawaii, where parents separated. …
Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-1012-17)
vh Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-1012-17)
Caucasian 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 …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
Selected article titles: "War Service to Reconsider Selective Service Classifications" (p. 1), "Shortage of Workers Effects Residents" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Notify Free Press" (p. 1), "Instructions Given Residents Leaving on Special Buses" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Makes Inspection Tour" (p. 1), "Proposals to Naturalize Loyal Asiatics Up Before Congressional Subcommittee" (p. 1), "WRA Removes …
Two letters to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-460)
doc Two letters to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-460)
Two letters store in one envelope to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Letter dated 6/14: Dick writes about missing Yuri and looking for work in New York. Letter dated 6/15: Responses to Yuri's letter: promises to write more, how he is sleeping, eating and feeling. Unclear if letters were mailed together. Item …
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-513)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-513)
Two letters to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada store in one envelope. Letter 1: Dick writes his work, the end of his cold and missing Yuri. Letter 2: Dick writes about possible plans to have Yuri visit during Labor Day Weekend, details plans for moving her in New York and apologizing for …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mildred Allen (ddr-densho-356-542)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mildred Allen (ddr-densho-356-542)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Mildred Allen. Mildred provides a list of contacts in New York City that may be able to help Yuri find a job on the East Coast. Additionally she writes about press about the war, her thoughts about Japanese Americans being released from camps and her observations of others reactions to …
Information Digest No. 57 (ddr-densho-156-415)
doc Information Digest No. 57 (ddr-densho-156-415)
Section titles: "Tule Lake Policy"; "Relocation Team to Visit Seven Centers"; "Director Visits New York, West Coast"; "Spanish Consuls Visit All Projects"; "Construction Program Summary"; "Cost of Building by Primary Types of Construction"; "Cost of Construction by Centers"; "Nisei Enrollment In Colleges Made Easier"; "Business Enterprises Profits Pass Million Mark"; "Sales and Net Earnings of Business …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4294 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-7)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4294 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-7)
Selected article titles: "Resettlement Assistance Fund to be Available to Nisei After Liquidation of WRA"; "Shopping and School Activities Occupy Family of Issei Architect in New York City"; "Ickes Believes West Will Not Tolerate Evacuee Persecution"; "Probe of Titles of Japanese Land Opens in Placer"; "2 Nisei Girls Commissioned Nurse"; "Nisei Bowlers' League"; "Manchu Bears Take …
Edward K. Honda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-244)
vh Edward K. Honda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-244)
Sansei male. Born July 7, 1945, in the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Parents were from Hawaii, but father was picked up by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and mother went to rejoin him on the mainland. After leaving camp, lived briefly in New York City before returning to Hawaii, where parents separated. …
Julie Otsuka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-176)
vh Julie Otsuka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-176)
Sansei female. Born May 15, 1962, in Palo Alto, California. Mother was a Nisei who was incarcerated during World War II, and father was a Japanese immigrant who came to the United States in 1950. Grew up in Palo Alto, California, before studing art at Yale University. Later moved to New York, giving up art and …
Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, March 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-376)
doc Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, March 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-376)
A postcard from Lily to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in the Poston camp in Arizona. Lily writes from New York where she and her husband, George, are going to be settled after leaving the camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 16. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Jack Dempsey holding his daughter (ddr-njpa-1-162)
img Jack Dempsey holding his daughter (ddr-njpa-1-162)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Newspaper Rengo Photographic Sports News April 16. Masterpiece Unlike Her Old Man. (New York) Rengo. Jack Dempsey, a heavyweight boxer cheered on by fans all over the world, has recently been blessed with a daughter, Joan Hannah. As shown in this photograph, he's even happier now than he was when he won …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 23 (June 11, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 23 (June 11, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-23)
Selected article titles: "JACL, Asians protest use of epithet in New York ad" (p. 1), "South Africa bars entry of Nisei minister from Canada for visit" (p. 1), "Slurs seem bolder in East" (p. 1), "Economics strain U.S.-Japan ties" (p. 1), "State school supt. Riles backs Asian bid for United Way funds" (p. 1), "Fresno Issei …

Narrator Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer

Nisei female. Born November 25, 1932, in Harwick, California. During World War II, at the age of nine, removed with family to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp resettled in Chicago for a time before moving to Florida to attend college. In 1958, appeared in the …
Bruno Hauptmann in prison (ddr-njpa-1-598)
img Bruno Hauptmann in prison (ddr-njpa-1-598)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Transmitted International News January 29. Killer of Lindy's Beloved Son to Finally Go to the Electric Chair? (New York) Domei. Although Bruno Hauptmann, the man believed to be the killer of Colonel Lindbergh's beloved son, a crime that captivated all of America, still continues to firmly deny his guilt, the death …
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