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Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Tak Negi (ddr-densho-356-529)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Tak Negi (ddr-densho-356-529)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Tak Negi in which Tak writes asking in Yuri will be visit New York next week or if Yuri would be free enough to host Tak in Boston for a few days. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-457 and ddr-densho-540.
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Tak Negi (ddr-densho-356-397)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Tak Negi (ddr-densho-356-397)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Tak Nomi in which Tak writes about her life in New York City, how she celebrated the holidays, plans for a 10 year college reunion, and thanks for the wedding portrait. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Sonja Henie (ddr-njpa-1-629)
img Sonja Henie (ddr-njpa-1-629)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Sports News February 25, 1937. Recent News of Sonja Henie. (New York) Domei. Photograph: Queen of the rink Sonja Henie presenting a celebratory bouquet to the President's mother at a great gala held here at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on January 30 to celebrate President Roosevelt's birthday."
Postcard from Y.O. to Donald Miyagi, June 29, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2025)
doc Postcard from Y.O. to Donald Miyagi, June 29, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-2025)
Postcard from Y.O. to Donald Miyagi in the Poston incarceration camp depicting New York City. Includes a brief greeting from Y.O. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2128

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 …
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).
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).
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 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 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 …

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 …
Fred Y. Hoshiyama Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-275-29)
vh Fred Y. Hoshiyama Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-275-29)
Struggling to find a job in New York, deciding to attend Yale Divinity School

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 …

Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection (ddr-densho-329)
Collection Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection (ddr-densho-329)
Accessions 1-2: The Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto collection consists mostly of correspondence to Kaneji Domoto from his wife Sally, and his sisters Wakako and Yuriko. The letters primarily date between 1942 and 1952, when Kaneji was on the East Coast looking for work and his family was held at Amache, and after WWII when his …
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).
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 …
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