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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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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"; …
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 …
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
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Funeral Announcement for Tsune Tahnuma (ddr-densho-329-943)
doc Funeral Announcement for Tsune Tahnuma (ddr-densho-329-943)
Funeral announcement card sent from "A. Tanuma" to "Mr & Mrs. R. Fujii & Family". Card with template format is filled in with specifics. "In profound sorrow we announce the death of Tsune Tahnuma on Sept. 3, 1951 Services will be held Friday-Sept. 7, 1951 from Columbus Circle Chapel at 2 p.m. o'clock Reposing at 43 …
Advertisement for Architectural Forum's photo book of World Fairs (ddr-densho-329-878)
doc Advertisement for Architectural Forum's photo book of World Fairs (ddr-densho-329-878)
Letter from the Architectural Forum Assistant to the Publisher encouraging the recipient to renew a lapsed subscription and receive a copy of the World Fairs photo book with images from the New York and San Francisco fairs. Includes a sample centerfold graphical map of the Golden Gate International Exposition captioned "DIRECTIONAL MAP IN COURT OF PACIFICA …

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. …
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 …

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 …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 29 No. 6 (August 6, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-31)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 29 No. 6 (August 6, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-31)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Reinstated in Market Jobs at Behest of Film Star" (p. 1), "Vandals Desecrate Japanese Cemetary in California Town" (p. 1), "Chicago JACL Considers Filing Service for Claimants" (p. 3), "Revive Nisei Week Festival for First Time Since War" (p. 3), "New York JACL Will Assist In Audit on Civil Rights" (p. 5), …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 9 (March 5, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-9)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 28 No. 9 (March 5, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-9)
Selected article titles: "House Passes Judd Naturalization Bill. Measure to Open Citizenship To Issei Gains Overwhelming Approval of Representatives" (p. 1), "Nine Strandees Seek Restoration of Citizenship" (p. 1), "Government Asks Individual Trials in Bid of Renunciants to Regain Citizenship Rights" (p. 2), "Case Histories of Maladjusted Nisei Studied at New York Meet" (p. 1), "Expect …
Pacific Citizen Christmas 1945 Issue Section V (ddr-densho-121-9)
doc Pacific Citizen Christmas 1945 Issue Section V (ddr-densho-121-9)
Selected article titles: "'To Make Our Future Secure'" (p. 1), "J.A.C.L. President: California Escheat Cases, A Threat To Nisei Security" (p. 1), "Relocation Center Nursery School" (p. 2), "Where Do We Go From Here? The Story of the JACL" (p. 3), "Nisei Violinist" (p. 4), "'Evacuee'" (p. 5), "Yuriko Amemiya Will Make Debut as Solo Artist …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 29 (October 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-277)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 29 (October 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-277)
Selected article titles: "Second Reservist Group Called. Ten to Leave Friday Morning for Fort Douglas" (p. 1), "New York WRA Head Here to Counsel Resettlers" (p. 1), "Casualty List Compiled" (p. 1), "Future Violators Face Bishop Jail" (p. 3), "Release Statistics on WRA Center Population" (p. 3), "Thomas Flays Opposers of West Coast Return" (p. 3), …
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 14 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-157)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 14 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-157)
Selected article titles: "Consolidation of Blocks Seen" (p. 1), "Permanent Council for Canal Takes Office Oath" (p. 1), "Editorial: Job Must be Done" (p. 2), "New York: Committee Writes to F.D.R." (p. 2), "Tule Lake Rumors Discredited" (p. 3), "High School Class Room Renovation Plans Given" (p. 3), "27 Not Criteria for Loyalty" (p. 3), "Hot …
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 99 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-141)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 99 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-141)
Selected article titles: "Employment Cut to 4,575 by September 1 -- Bennett. Post Segregation Job Outlook Good" (p. 1), "Inoculation for Dogs to Start" (p. 1), "Trend: Rivers Faces Meat Shortage" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cincinnatus Lives Up to Name" (p. 2), "New York City Union Welcomes Evacuee Help" (p. 2), "Limited: Family Reunion at Crystal City" …
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