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Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 155 (December 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-241)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 155 (December 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-241)
Selected article titles: "Amache Barrack Use in Denver Called Absurd"; "Oregon Church Christmas Fete"; "New York Citizens League Urges Truman to Support Permanent FEPC"; "Play to be Presented at Methodist Church"; "Nisei Ship's Cook Returns from Yokohama; Reports on Devastation"; "Taira Added to Yale University Faculty"; "Sergeant Tannouye Attends Big Dinner"; "Prince's Cabinet Fell Through Niseis' …
Photograph and two short articles regarding Tokuko Moriwake Nakano (ddr-njpa-4-1252)
img Photograph and two short articles regarding Tokuko Moriwake Nakano (ddr-njpa-4-1252)
English article title: "MRS. TOKUKO MORIWAKE NAKANO. (Former Hawaiian Champion Enroute to Japan)." Japanese article [translation]: "Mrs. Tokuko, the wife of Fujio Nakano, the Shokin Bank's New York branch chief, visited Hawaii alone via steamship and will transfer to the ship Asama Maru going to Japan tomorrow. She visited our company guided by Ryoichi Tanaka. By …
Rita Hayworth (ddr-njpa-1-580)
img Rita Hayworth (ddr-njpa-1-580)
Caption on reverse: "NY-17-4/2/51 . . . New York . . . Making her first visit home in about two and a half years Rita Hayworth, movie star who became a princess by marrying Prince Ali Khan, son of the fabulous Aga Khan, is shown on her arrival aboard the liner De Grasse today. She brought …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 1 (January 4, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 1 (January 4, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-1)
Selected article titles: "Best kept secret from Mike Masaoka was his appearence on 'This Is Your Life as a background recalled by George Inagaki" (p. 1), "Personal Sago of Mike Masaoka Unfolds on TV" (p. 1), "Nisei Organization Play Key Role in Developing Leadership" (p. 1), "Nisei reputation in Japan" (p. 2), Mistreatment of Koreans by …
Pearl Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1014-12)
vh Pearl Yoshikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1014-12)
Nisei female. Born April 25, 1926, in Vancouver, Washington. Grew up in Vancouver where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, moved to New York City to attend a fashion design school. Eventually resettled in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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K. Morgan Yamanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-329)
vh K. Morgan Yamanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-329)
Nisei male. Born April 14, 1924, in San Francisco, California. Went to Japan with family at a very young age before returning to San Francisco. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Answered "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and transferred to Tule Lake concentration …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 19 (May 11, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 19 (May 11, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-19)
Selected article titles: "Sen. Kuchel meets Bay Area JACLers, community leaders" (p. 1), "Population Study of Midwest Japanese Due" (p. 1), "Three Television Networks in All-Out Effort to Avoid Offending Minorities in Songs, Some Banned, Changed" (p. 1), "Eisenhower Has Bill OK'd by Congress Permitting Use of Mongolian Labor" (p. 1), "Magnuson urges claims bill passage" …
Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
vh Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
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 …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. Okine, June 28, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-82)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. Okine, June 28, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-82)
A letter from Makoto Okine in Lecce, Italy to his father, Seiichi Okine, in the Rohwer incarceration camp in Arkansas. It is mailed via New York by the US Army Postal Service. In the letter, Makoto assumes that not many people participate in the bonodori event in the camp this time because many of the young …
Letter from Masao Okine to [Hatsuno] Hotty Okine, April 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-76)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to [Hatsuno] Hotty Okine, April 24, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-76)
A letter from Masao Okine in Fort Meade, Maryland, to his sister, Hatsuno Hotty Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. He encloses a dependency allotment form 620 in the letter and instructs Hatsuno to fill it out and talk to the Red Cross for assistance. He also asks her to send him a letter and …
Pacific Citizen Vol. 22 No. 12 (ddr-densho-121-17)
doc Pacific Citizen Vol. 22 No. 12 (ddr-densho-121-17)
Selected article titles: "Charge Wounded Nisei Treated Like POWs" (p. 1), "JACL Protests Treatment of Nisei Wounded on Ship" (p. 1), "Tule Lake, Last of Centers, Closed by Relocation Agency" (p. 1), "Clark Reveals Santa Fe Camp Will Be Closed" (p. 1), "California Personnel Board Expected to Drop Charges Against Japanese Americans" (p. 2), "Report 7100 …
Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
av Ryo Komae Interview (ddr-densho-400-14)
Ryo Komae was born on July 26, 1918, in Los Angeles, California. He was one of three children, and his parents were Tojiro and Komaji Komae. His father was "watchman" (security guard) for the Los Angeles City Market and his mother was a housewife. During World War II, he was removed with his family to the …
Women volunteers for a children's aid group (ddr-njpa-2-84)
img Women volunteers for a children's aid group (ddr-njpa-2-84)
Caption on reverse: "KIMONOED WOMEN AID CHILDREN'S RELIEF: Local women dressed in colorful Japanese kimonos made their first postwar appearance here today in connection with Hawaii's Crusade for Children which opened yesterday simultaneously with the final drive of New York City's United Nations Appeal for Children. Today was Japanese Day, with the women at the tables …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 23 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-48)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 23 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-48)
Selected article titles: "Military 'Fluke' Gave Army's Japanese American Battalion Chance to Fight on Italy Front" (p. 1), "Report Rivers Evacuee Shot By Army Sentry. Refused to Answer Challenge of Soldier, Says WRA Official" (p. 1), "Japanese American Woman, Wife of Chinese, Receives Permission to Return Home. Reported First Nisei To Win Right to Reenter Seattle …
Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry Interview (ddr-one-7-59)
vh Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry Interview (ddr-one-7-59)
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 …
Japanese Boy Scout leader with Honolulu Boy Scout leaders (ddr-njpa-4-809)
img Japanese Boy Scout leader with Honolulu Boy Scout leaders (ddr-njpa-4-809)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN SCOUT LEADER VISITS HERE: Eagle Scout Arthur K. Goto of Honolulu's Explorer Post 82 is shown wishing Count Yorihiro Matsudaira, president of the Boy Scouts Council of Kagawa prefecture, Japan, godspeed as he left aboard a Pan American plane for Tokyo following a two-day visit in Honolulu a week ago last Saturday, …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, December 11, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-111)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, December 11, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-111)
A letter from Makoto Okine who is stationed in Italy as a U.S. Army soldier to his father, Seiichi Okine in Hawthorne, California. He informs that he has received a letter from his sister, Hatsuno Hotty Okine, and writes about what he has learned from her. He is glad to learn that Seiichi Okine has returned …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, August 19, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-87)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, August 19, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-87)
A letter from Makoto Okine to his father, Seiichi Okine. He writes probably from Italy where he is deployed as a US Army soldier. The letter is mailed via Army/Air Post Office, New York, by U.S. Army Postal Service. The letter was originally addressed to Bartlet Illinois, where Makoto assumes Seiichi stays and farms with Ayame …
The ship
img The ship "Marine Lynx" in San Francisco Bay awaiting the arrival of more than 200 Indonesian seamen for deportation to Dutch East Indies (ddr-csujad-27-2)
Caption found with the image reads, "'Marine Lynx' resting peacefully at anchor in San Francisco Bay awaiting arrival of more than 200 Indonesian seamen, for deportation to Dutch East Indies. Most of them had been in custody at New York awaiting the sailing of some vessel from the West Coast. They had arrived in Atlantic Ports …
Ernest Besig Interview (ddr-densho-1002-3)
vh Ernest Besig Interview (ddr-densho-1002-3)
White male. Born in 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 …
Information Digest No. 32 (ddr-densho-156-392)
doc Information Digest No. 32 (ddr-densho-156-392)
Section titles: "Senate Committee to Investigate"; "Outline Evacuee Property Policies"; "Chicago Employment Conference"; "Smart Completes Study"; "To Meet with Reports Officers"; "WRA Meetings on Construction Continue"; "Spanish Consuls Visit Centers"; "Industrial Equipment Available"; "Ade's Trip Productive"; "Employment to Take Over Student Leave"; "Ration Boards to be Set Up"; "Personnel Division Adds to Staff"; "Bates in Washington"; …
Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer Interview (ddr-densho-1000-375)
vh Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer Interview (ddr-densho-1000-375)
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 …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-123)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-123)
A letter from Makoto Okine to his father, Seiichi Okine in Hawthorne, California. This letter is probably written in Italy where Makoto is stationed as a U.S. Army soldier and mailed via New York by the U.S. Army Postal Service. He regrets not being able to write to his father for a long time because he …
Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 24, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-109)
doc Letter from Makoto Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 24, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-109)
A letter from Makoto Okine who is probably stationed in Italy as a U.S. military soldier to his father, Seiichi Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. He describes his vacation, staying in a hotel and eating at a restaurant. He states that he has not had a chance to sleep in a bed with sheets …
Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
doc Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
A letter from Masao and Ayame Okine to their parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao reports to his parents about his arrival to Chicago after his discharge from the U.S. Army, serving as a Nisei solder in Japan. He describes his life in Chicago, such as buying a car and driving to New York to see …
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