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Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
doc Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
A letter from Ayame May Okine in Chicago to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine in Whittier, California. She expresses her delight about her husband's returning home from Japan and updates on their lives including traveling to New York and visiting her sister in New Jersey. She also expresses that she is awaiting for the day when Masao …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 125 (October 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-211)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 125 (October 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-211)
Selected article titles: "Peace Officers Hear Cozzens"; "Abiko Visitor Here"; "On the Other Hand"; "League Will Sponsor Talk by Army Officer"; "Nisei Linguists Trained and Being Sent to Japan"; "Sugiharas Return from Visit to New York City"; "Returnees Still Don't Have to Sleep in Parks"; "Nisei Attorney Opens His Office in Raisin City"; "Approve Sake Factory …
Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-1012-17)
vh Roger Daniels Interview (ddr-densho-1012-17)
Caucasian 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 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 …
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 …
Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, March 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-376)
doc Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, March 22, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-376)
A postcard from Lily to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara in the Poston camp in Arizona. Lily writes from New York where she and her husband, George, are going to be settled after leaving the camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 16. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
Selected article titles: "War Service to Reconsider Selective Service Classifications" (p. 1), "Shortage of Workers Effects Residents" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Notify Free Press" (p. 1), "Instructions Given Residents Leaving on Special Buses" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Makes Inspection Tour" (p. 1), "Proposals to Naturalize Loyal Asiatics Up Before Congressional Subcommittee" (p. 1), "WRA Removes …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4294 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-7)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4294 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-7)
Selected article titles: "Resettlement Assistance Fund to be Available to Nisei After Liquidation of WRA"; "Shopping and School Activities Occupy Family of Issei Architect in New York City"; "Ickes Believes West Will Not Tolerate Evacuee Persecution"; "Probe of Titles of Japanese Land Opens in Placer"; "2 Nisei Girls Commissioned Nurse"; "Nisei Bowlers' League"; "Manchu Bears Take …
Information Digest No. 57 (ddr-densho-156-415)
doc Information Digest No. 57 (ddr-densho-156-415)
Section titles: "Tule Lake Policy"; "Relocation Team to Visit Seven Centers"; "Director Visits New York, West Coast"; "Spanish Consuls Visit All Projects"; "Construction Program Summary"; "Cost of Building by Primary Types of Construction"; "Cost of Construction by Centers"; "Nisei Enrollment In Colleges Made Easier"; "Business Enterprises Profits Pass Million Mark"; "Sales and Net Earnings of Business …
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 …
Jack Dempsey holding his daughter (ddr-njpa-1-162)
img Jack Dempsey holding his daughter (ddr-njpa-1-162)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Newspaper Rengo Photographic Sports News April 16. Masterpiece Unlike Her Old Man. (New York) Rengo. Jack Dempsey, a heavyweight boxer cheered on by fans all over the world, has recently been blessed with a daughter, Joan Hannah. As shown in this photograph, he's even happier now than he was when he won …
Edward K. Honda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-244)
vh Edward K. Honda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-244)
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. …
Julie Otsuka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-176)
vh Julie Otsuka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-176)
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 …
Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-871)
doc Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-871)
Letter from Chicago. Kan is on his way to interview with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin. He talks about driving his Ford, and the places he is passing through: visiting the zoo with Mary Fujii in Chicago, Niagara Falls, impressions of the landscapes as he drives through Ohio and Indiana on his way to Wisconsin. On …
Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-862)
doc Letter from Kaneji Domoto to Wakako Domoto (ddr-densho-329-862)
Letter from New York City. On his interactions with the landscape architect running the World's Fair garden project, Nagao Sakurai. On working with Japanese gardeners on the project and what everyone eats for lunch. On the weather. Kan reflects on what he's learning from his work and declares, "One thing that I have found out and …
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 Sumiko Higashi

Sansei female. Born 1941 in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, the family was sent to the Santa Anita assembly center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Los Angeles, where father was a gardener and mother worked in LA's fashion district in garment factories. Graduated from UCLA and worked …
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 …
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 …
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), …
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), …
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. …
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