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The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 26 (June 29, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-26)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 26 (June 29, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-26)
Selected article titles: "Family of Nisei Serviceman Denied Right to Occupy Home in Restricted L.A. District" (p. 1), "'Welcome Home' Fete Set For 442nd Combat Team. Men of Nisei Unit Expected to Arrive in New York July 3 On Board Wilson Victory" (p. 1), "Peruvian Residents File Suit to Prevent Deportation to Japan; 'Kidnapping' Charged" (p. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 14 (April 6, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-14)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 14 (April 6, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-14)
Selected article titles: "Church Service Groups Rap 'Third Evacuation'; Question Legality of Eviction Notices" (p. 1), "Many Japanese Americans Killed in Hawaii Disaster. Hope Abandoned for Safety Of School Children Missing Since Tidal Wave Hit Hilo" (p. 1), "First Canadian Repatriates to Leave Shortly" (p. 1), "Two Thousand Returnees Still Living in Housing Projects" (p. 1), …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 25 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-52)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 25 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-52)
Selected article titles: "Army Revokes West Coast Exclusion Order" (p. 1), "Proclamation Restores Right Of Evacuee Group to Return To Homes After January 2" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Rules Loyal Citizens Cannot Be Detained" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Post May Replace Some Nisei Names" (p. 3), "Expanded Relocation Effort By WRA in East Seen by …
Helen Keller's Akita, Kenzan-go on board a ship (ddr-njpa-1-756)
img Helen Keller's Akita, Kenzan-go on board a ship (ddr-njpa-1-756)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Akita Given to Ms. Keller Travels to America. (Tokyo) June 2, 1939. The Akita Kenzan-go (male, 3 years old), a messenger of US-Japanese goodwill being sent to Helen Keller, the saint of three burdens, was accompanied by his former owner Ichiro Ogasawara, a kendo instructor for the Akita Police, to Wharf B …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 18 (May 1, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 18 (May 1, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-18)
Selected article titles: "Fair Housing Act in Colorado out on shaky start" (p. 1), "Calif. fair housing bill pending in Senate committee" (p. 1), "Aged Issei dies without known survivors, had refused to make will leaving $50,000" (p. 1), "Racial differences noted in attack of cancer, Japanese high in stomach cases" (p. 2), "New York telecasting …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 23 (June 7, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 23 (June 7, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-23)
Selected article titles: "Gardena teenager booked for 10th time by police in 4-yr. period" (p. 1), "Vandalism, drug use by Orientals under scrutiny" (p. 1), "Sociological study shows less affluent have poorer health, lead shorter lives" (p. 1), "S.F. State student arrested at sit-in" (p. 1), "Buddhist Churches of America inaugurates first Nisei bishop" (p. 1), …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 67, No. 9 (August 30, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 67, No. 9 (August 30, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-35)
Selected article titles: "Tone for JACL emphasis in next biennium set by Whitney Young" (p. 1), "JACLer of Biennium: Tak Kubota of Seattle" (p. 1), "Convention pays tribute to Inagaki" (p. 3), "Oriental influx to Monterey Park deplored by Negro. Wants 'out' if it's to be yellow ghetto" (p. 3), "Little Tokyo scouts to greet Japanese …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 11 (March 15, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 11 (March 15, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-11)
Selected article titles: "Wartime Record Cited by Japan U.N. Envoy. New York JACLers Told Heroism Aided in U.S.-Japan Amity" (p. 1), "Hal Kim, Lois Yut top bowlers in JACL Nationals hosted by Seattle" (p. 1), "Rights program for NC-WN chapters being proposed" (p. 1), "Dayton JACL 'Operation Pink Petal' helps city win cleanest town trophy" (p. …
Shosuke Sasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-78)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-78)
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 …
Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-226)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. IV, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-226)
Article titles: "Santa Claus in Eden"; "Eden Relocation Project Workers Pledge $4,500 Weekly in War Bonds"; "Shirrell Speaks to Lions Club"; "Canners Fear Shortage of Tomato Labor; Reject Japanese Labor"; "Enemy Aliens Get Transfer to Denver"; "Seven Japs Given Fines for Gambling"; "Location of Kelp Beds Kept Secret by Japs"; "Date is Set for Sale of …

Narrator George Yamada

Nisei male. Born November 16, 1923, in Spokane, Washington. Spent childhood in downtown Spokane where parents ran the World Hotel. Father also worked as a mail handler for the Great Northern Railroad. Attended Lewis and Clark High School and Washington State University. During the war remembers seeing train cars pass through Spokane with Japanese Americans headed …
Letter from [Frank] Chin to David (ddr-csujad-24-199)
doc Letter from [Frank] Chin to David (ddr-csujad-24-199)
A letter from [Frank] Chin to David about buying space for a classified ad in the New York Times Sunday Book Review, that will mention the tribute to Michi Weglyn in February of 1998. The purpose of the ad is to solicit "photos and artifacts depicting the different phases of Michi's life." Chin writes that the …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 6 No. 24 (August 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-274)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 6 No. 24 (August 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-274)
Selected article titles: "Advanced Aid Course Set" (p. 1), "Mail Order Department Discontinued at Canteen: Effective Monday, Aug. 16" (p. 1), "More Vegetables Are Harvested" (p. 1), "Father Dai Back From Journey" (p. 1), "In New York Area: Find Jobs After Arrival Says Olds" (p. 1), "Helen Keller Sends Message To Handicapped Student Here" (p. 2), …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-223)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he recalls a month long recruitment trip to some of the WRA camps for qualified Niseis to join MIS. His writing includes a mention for being present to an incident at Poston (possibly the Poston Strike or the incidences that lead to the strike). He talks …
Letter and photos to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-264)
doc Letter and photos to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-264)
Letter and three photographs to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata. In the letter he talks about the things he has seen on the front, his feelings on death, news from their hometowns and mutual friends, and his opinion on if Yuri should relocate. Mailed with the letter are three photographs, the first one is of …
Midori Kamei Interview (ddr-densho-400-11)
av Midori Kamei Interview (ddr-densho-400-11)
Midori Kamei was born on July 21, 1923, in Redondo Beach, California. She grew up in North Torrance where her parents farmed. Kamei was imprisoned briefly with her family at the Santa Anita Race Track in California and at the concentration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Kamei left Heart Mountain to attend college in Colorado. She …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 135 (November 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-69)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 135 (November 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-69)
Selected article titles: "Coloradoans Help Boost New York Parcel for Soldiers Gift Donation. Albert Einstein Among Donors; Urges Fight for Freedom Effort of Niseis"; "Deny San Jose Report of Evacuees Returning"; "On the Other Hand"; "Seven Guilty One Released by Court"; "Return Engagement"; "'Soon Return in Droves'"; "3 Discharged Soldiers Will Return 'Home'"; "5 From Hunt …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 68, War Extra! (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-4)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 68, War Extra! (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-4)
Selected article titles: "Progress of Invasion Draws Attention of U.S."; "Progress of War Watched"; "Hotels Tell Guests to Make Own Beds"; "All Teachers in School Sign Up for War Work"; "Sow Bears Two Litters of Pigs in Three Weeks"; "Colored Ack-Ack Fire Shows Up in N. Guinea"; "Washington Busy, Tense"; "He Needs Extension of Leave to …
Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
img Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
Caption on reverse: "MISS HAWAII AND RUNNERS-UP: Miss Claire Heen, chosen Miss Hawaii of 1951 at the Miss Hawaii pageant at the 49th State Fair last night, is shown at center. Miss Gloria Kanemura (left) and Miss Joan Scott were runners-up in that order. All three are leaving Sunday by United Airlines for New York City …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 6 (August 9, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 6 (August 9, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-32)
Select article titles: "Matsudaira sorry on acceptance of 'Jap'" (p. 1); "Senate Passes Civil Rights Bill By 72 to 18 Vote" (p. 1); "Amb. Matsudaira's acceptance of word 'Jap' viewed as setback in JACL national campaign to elimiate racial slur" (p. 1); "L.A. consul feels protest 'appropriate'" (p. 2); "New York: Protest Delegation Planned by Chapter …
Lury Sato Interview (ddr-one-7-6)
vh Lury Sato Interview (ddr-one-7-6)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1915, in Montavilla, Oregon. Grew up in Portland and attended college before World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband and lived in New York and Washington, D.C. Eventually returned to Portland.

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The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 20 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 16 No. 20 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-20)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Upholds Nisei Citizenship" (p. 1), "WRA Centers Recognized As Mistake, Says Myer; Relocation to be Speeded" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldier is Reported War Prisoner of Japanese" (p. 1), "No Race is 'Unassimilable' Says Vancouver Columnist" (p. 2), "Conference on Resettlement Convened in New York City" (p. 3), "Hawaii's Nisei May Volunteer …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 24 (June 14, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 24 (June 14, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-24)
Selected article titles: "Oriental actors of America seek more roles in New York show" (p. 1), "Housing, jobs, school main areas of Chi Concern: JACL chapter issues human relation policy" (p. 1), "37 Nikkei delegates elected to Hawaii constitutional convention meeting" (p. 1), "Dr. Noguchi heads autopsy team in Kennedy murder" (p. 1), "Nisei GIs changed …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 40 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-65)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 40 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-65)
Selected article titles: "Hunt Boosts Third War Fund Drive $1,907.93" (p. 1), "New York Church Groups Aid Nisei Relocatees" (p. 1), "Income Tax Must Be Filed Before December 15" (p. 1), "Christian Week Begins Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Repatriates Reach Yokohama Harbor" (p. 1), "15,000 lbs. Mochi-gome Ordered for New Years" (p. 1), "Groups Oppose Selling Land …
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This oral …
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