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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.
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 …
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 …
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.

Narrator Dorothy Kuwaye

Nisei female. Born May 7, 1928, in Covina, California. At young age, suffered an accident in which she was hit by a car, and was raised by a non-Japanese American family. During World War II, rejoined biological family in the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Lived for a time in New …

Narrator Tomiko Takeuchi

Sansei female. Born April 18, 1942, in Portland, Oregon. During World War II, moved as an infant with family to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, family moved for a time to New York, then returned to Oregon. Tomiko's father created and edited the Minidoka Interlude while in …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 31 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-30)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 31 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-30)
Selected article titles: "Gen. DeWitt Rescinded Curfew Restrictions" (p. 1), "Army Proclamation Abolishes Prohibited Zones, A-2---A-1033. Regulations Affecting Nisei in Restricted Areas Outside of West Coast Withdrawn" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldier Participates In Bombing Raid on Nazi Europe As Gunner on American Plane" (p. 1), "New Mexican Town Opposes Nisei Entry" (p. 1), "Future of Nisei …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 34 No. 10 (March 8, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-10)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 34 No. 10 (March 8, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-10)
Selected article titles: "House Sets Floor Debate on Walter Omnibus Bill" (p. 1), "Hawaiian Statehood Opponents Reminded on Senate Floor of War Record of 442nd Unit" (p. 1), "Chicago Housing Group Tells Regrets Over Racist Remarks in Film About Late President" (p. 2), "Min Yasui Quits Post as JACL Regional Chief" (p. 3), "New York New …
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 …
Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-867)
doc Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-867)
Letter from New York. Kan is now working for landscape architect Shogo Myaida's business, "the Garden Clinic." Working on a project for Japan Day, and sold a bonsai project idea to the designer, Kudzumi. Discusses the confidence required to go out seeking jobs and selling project ideas, which he observes that he seems better at than …
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 …
Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-122-25)
vh Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-122-25)
White 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 …

Narrator Ernest Besig

White male. Born May 30, 1904, in Albany, New York. Founder and Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California from 1934 to 1971. Fought for civil rights throughout his career, and was involved in the General Strike in San Francisco, the McCarthy Era, and the Free Speech, civil rights, and anti-war movements. …

Narrator May Ota Higa

Nisei female. Born March 14, 1916, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle and Ellensburg, Washington, before going to Japan to teach just prior to the onset of World War II. Returned to Seattle in 1941, and was removed with family to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After the war, resettled in …

Narrator Grace Watanabe Kimura

Nisei female. Born May 2, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Boyle Heights, where father was a prominent Baptist minister, establishing his own church. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Obtained student leave to finish high school in Abilene, Texas. Post-World …

Narrator Shiuko Sakai

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 …
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 …
Rohwer Outpost Vol. III No. 13 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-89)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. III No. 13 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-143-89)
Selected article titles: "Inspection of Vehicles at Motor Pool is Essential" (p. 1), "Notice! Repatriates' Families" (p. 1), "Resettlement in New York" (p. 3), "Exchange of Nationals to Take Place in India" (p. 3), "First Court Case Settled" (p. 3), "Blocks Sanitation to be Cared for by New Set-up" (p. 3), "Public Invited to View Red …
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 …
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 …
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" …
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 …
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 …
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