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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 …
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 …
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 …

Narrator Aya Uenishi Medrud

Nisei female. Born April 9, 1925, in Malden, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, Washington, before being removed with family to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. From Minidoka, relocated with family to Utica, New York. Worked in Japan for the U.S. Army of Occupation, and for the Tokyo General Army Hospital …

Narrator Yuri Kochiyama

Nisei female. Born May 19, 1921, in San Pedro, California. During World War II, incarcerated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Mississippi before marrying and moving to the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Became involved in a number of political causes …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 3 (March 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-130)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 3 (March 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-130)
Selected article titles: "Nation-wide Survey Finds Evacuees Resettle in East" (p. 1), "Air Mail Packages Will Be Opened for Inspection -- PO" (p. 1), "Gresham Anti-Japanese Advocate Deportation" (p. 1), "Pfc. George Funai Now German Prisoner-of-War" (p. 1), "Canadian Nisei Prisoner Repatriated on Gripsholm" (p. 1), "Conviction of Nisei Draft Dodgers Upheld by Judge" (p. 1), …
Julius Rosenberg (ddr-njpa-1-1691)
img Julius Rosenberg (ddr-njpa-1-1691)
Caption on reverse: "NY-70..4/5/51..New York...Julius Rosenberg, convicted atomic spy, holds his head erect as he enters Federal court today to hear his sentence. Another prisoner shackled to Rosenberg hides his face from the camera. Rosenberg was sentenced to death, as was his wife, Ethel, date of execution was set for the week of May 21. The …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 25 No. 4 (August 2, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-31)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 25 No. 4 (August 2, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-31)
Selected article titles: "442nd Infantry Reactivated Army Reserver as 252 Disabled Nisei Watch Rites" (p. 1), "Senate Tables Evacuation Claims Proposal Until 1948" (p. 1), "Masaoka Speaks on Minority Problems at New York" (p. 1), "Civil Service Will Drop Use of 'Japanese' Classification in Employee Loyalty Standards" (p. 2), "Ku Klux Klan Led Race Hate Campaigns …
Billy Rose and Eleanor Holm arrive at Haneda Air Base (ddr-densho-299-59)
img Billy Rose and Eleanor Holm arrive at Haneda Air Base (ddr-densho-299-59)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1140. 13 Feb 49 / The Billy Rose's arrive in Tokyo, Japan: / Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rose (New York, NY) / theatrical producer, are greeted by / occupation personnel as they step from / a plane at Haneda Air Base, Tokyo, / Japan, shortly after their arrival from / the states. Mrs. …
Pacific Citizen, Whole No. 2168, Vol. 93, No. 24 (December 11, 1981) (ddr-pc-53-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Whole No. 2168, Vol. 93, No. 24 (December 11, 1981) (ddr-pc-53-49)
Selected article titles: "CWRIC draft of final report to be previewed by Nat'l JACL" (p. 1), "Hawaiians have highest cancer rate in U.S." (p. 1), "Small black group stirs CWRIC air in New York" (p. 1), "L.A. agencies feel the sting of Reagan's federal cutbacks" (p. 1), "County affirmative action officer under fire, resigns" (p. 3), …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 24 (June 18, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 72, No. 24 (June 18, 1971) (ddr-pc-43-24)
Selected article titles: "St. Mary's Drum & Bugle Corps: Chinese rejects Elks parade invite" (p. 1), "New York JACL fights in court to have 'JAP' trademark banned" (p. 1), "Industrialist predicts private clubs will drop restrictive policy in '70s" (p. 1), "Seattle human relations dept. needs more bite in subpoenas, from budget" (p. 1), "Japan publicizes …
Sentinel supplement, series 88 (June 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1068)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 88 (June 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1068)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on job offers for beauticians, farmers, laborers, and hospital personnel in the New York area; information on seasonal and indefinite leave, camp regulations, sports, and movies. See this object in the California State Universities …

Narrator Shosuke Sasaki

Issei male. Born March 26, 1912, in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. Immigrated to United States in 1919. Lived in Pomeroy, Washington, and Seattle, Washington, before World War II. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in New York. As a member of the Newspaper Guild, led effort to eliminate pejorative use …
Photograph and article regarding Sonosuke Nagasaki (ddr-njpa-4-1067)
img Photograph and article regarding Sonosuke Nagasaki (ddr-njpa-4-1067)
Article [translation]: "President Nagasaki of National Railways attended travel conference. President Nagasaki of Japan National Railways, who has been touring Europe, arrived in Hawaii last night by a Pan American airplane from New York to attend the Pacific Travel Conference session. He spoke about his European inspection as follows: 'The purpose of this inspection was to …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 113 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-46)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 113 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-46)
Selected article titles: "They Go Back to West Coast"; "YBA Installation Social This Sunday Night"; "On the Other Hand"; "Ex-Dinuban Awarded Silver Star Medal for Gallantry in Action"; "League Session This December"; "Community Sympathizes"; "Chaplain Aids in Rescue of Soldiers"; "Want Ads"; "125 Per Month Settle in New York Area"; "Busseis Hold Ninth Service in Chicago"; …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 117 (October 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-203)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 117 (October 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-203)
Selected article titles: "Cut in Budget for WRA Argued"; "On the Other Hand"; "Stone Shatters Window of Seattle Returner Home"; "Discrimination Cases Very Few in New York"; "Nipponese Prisoners of War to Work in Cotton Fields"; "Missionary Work Among Evacuees to be Discussed"; "Dynamiting Suspects Face Trial Tomorrow"; "Repatriation Will be at Dominion Convenience"; "Demand Actors …
Jack Dempsey boxing Arturo Godoy (ddr-njpa-1-164)
img Jack Dempsey boxing Arturo Godoy (ddr-njpa-1-164)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Dempsey Returns to the Ring. (New York) Domei. God of the Ring Dempsey has returned to the ring after an absence of many years. This photograph shows his fierce training with Godoy, 'the Chilean [illegible]' who recently caused trouble in his fight with Joe Louis. Fired up by his losses to Louis, …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1251)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1251)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, grievances of camouflage net workers, paychecks, Father's Day events, parent-teacher association, "visitor house," an editorial on New York nisei, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California …
Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
img Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
Original caption: Private First Class George Inouye, an American of Japanese descent who was wounded in Italy, listening to a Japanese American band that entertained wounded U.S. soldiers at Halloran General Hospital in New York City. The entertainers, who had been defense workers and students before volunteering for the U.S. Army in Hawaii a year earlier, …

Narrator Roger Shimomura

Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theater pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. The inspiration for many of his works are the diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother for fifty-six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his graduate degree from Syracuse University, New York. Shimomura has had …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 46 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-243)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 46 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-243)
Selected article titles: "New York Hostel Now Open to Servicemen" (p. 1), "Quell Rumors" (p. 1), "Death of First Nisei Reported in Pacific" (p. 1), "Myer Backs Japanese Return to Coast" (p. 1), "Aged-Issei Reported in Seattle for Health" (p. 1), "Tokyo Comments on Tule Lake Incident" (p. 1), "Seek to Prevent Colonization in East" (p. …
Nisei defense attorney in war crimes trial (ddr-densho-114-145)
img Nisei defense attorney in war crimes trial (ddr-densho-114-145)
Original caption: Nisei defense attorney for Tojo, one of the major war criminals to be tried before the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, War Ministry Bldg., Tokyo, Japan, is George Yamaoka, a civil service employee, who stands at the addressing stand. Mr. Yamaoka, who lives in N.Y. City, was attached to the Japanese delegation, …
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