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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 …
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 …
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 …
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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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 …
New Herald Vol. 3 No. 4 (July 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-483-90)
doc New Herald Vol. 3 No. 4 (July 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-483-90)
Selected article titles: "The Road Leads On" (p. 1), "Reverend Kenneth Hendricks" (p. 1), "Papers delayed" (p. 2), "Here and there" (p.2)
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 …
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 …
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" …
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' …
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 …
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 …
Sumiko Higashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-521)
vh Sumiko Higashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-521)
Sansei female. Born August 5, 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 …
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 …
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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News clippings regarding the incarceration of Japanese Americans, F.C. 19, December, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-761)
doc News clippings regarding the incarceration of Japanese Americans, F.C. 19, December, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-761)
Collection of newspaper clippings covering Japanese Americans during World War II. Topics include incarceration camps, Japanese American soldiers, race, prejudice, work, and other commentary. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0763
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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