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A Guide for Japanese Americans in New York City and Suburban Areas (ddr-densho-356-1016)
doc A Guide for Japanese Americans in New York City and Suburban Areas (ddr-densho-356-1016)
Notice to Japanese Americans in New York City area that WRA field offices are closing and what resettlement policies will continue and what will not and a list of local social services office to contact in lieu of WRA field offices.
Scene the Pictorial Magazine Vol. 4 No. 6 (October 1952) (ddr-densho-266-47)
doc Scene the Pictorial Magazine Vol. 4 No. 6 (October 1952) (ddr-densho-266-47)
Selected article titles: "Niseis torpedo a New York play" (p. 18), "Never too old to 'play' with dolls" (p. 13), "School for brides" (p. 20).
Letter regarding media's use of the term
doc Letter regarding media's use of the term "Jap" (ddr-densho-274-61)
Letter from Shosuke Sasaki to the Executive Committee of the Newspaper Guild of New York regarding the use of the term "Jap" in print media.
Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1006-2-14)
vh Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1006-2-14)
Hosting the Ikenobo Society, a prestigious flower-arranging group from Japan, at the New York World's Fair

This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 25 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-273)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 25 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-273)
Selected article titles: "Manpower Shortage Hits Local Hospital Staff" (p. 1), "High School Students Harvest Fall Crops" (p. 1), "WRA Releases Figures on Indefinite Leaves" (p. 2), "New York WRA Offices to Aid New Resettlers" (p. 3).
Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection (ddr-densho-329)
Collection Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection (ddr-densho-329)
The Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto collection consists mostly of correspondence to Kaneji Domoto from his wife Sally, and his sisters Wakako and Yuriko. The letters primarily date between 1942 and 1952, when Kaneji was on the East Coast looking for work and his family was held at Amache, and after WWII when his family settled …
Letter requesting testimony of Arthur Yakabi to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-densho-401-1)
doc Letter requesting testimony of Arthur Yakabi to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-densho-401-1)
Letter from the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians asking Arthur Yakabi to provide testimony at the New York Hearings on November 23, 1981.
Portrait of Thomas E. Dewey (ddr-njpa-1-157)
img Portrait of Thomas E. Dewey (ddr-njpa-1-157)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "No. 8,432, No. 8,433. Thomas Edmond Dewey. (US) Attorney General of New York. Candidate for President (Republican Party). [stamped] June 12, 1940."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 13 (April 7, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 74, No. 13 (April 7, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-13)
Selected article titles: "Desert Wind, Sandstorm Thrash 700 Making Manzanar Pilgrimage" (p.1), "Congressional Tributes" (p.1), "Issei Group Housing in New York Sought" (p.6)
George Yamada Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-187-36)
vh George Yamada Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-187-36)
Raising a family in upstate New York

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Two archers with bow and arrow (ddr-njpa-4-2002)
img Two archers with bow and arrow (ddr-njpa-4-2002)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "William Tell in the modern period. (New York) Domei. Tesugoro Okajima and Miss [?] showed the essence of the Japanese art of archery to Europeans at the World's Fair in New York late in August. They were praised by the Europeans, who called Mr. Okajima and Miss [?] William Tell in modern …
Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on their honeymoon (ddr-njpa-1-339)
img Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on their honeymoon (ddr-njpa-1-339)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The Kaiser's Grandson Will Soon Come to Japan. (New York) Domei. Prince Louis Ferdinand, the grandson of the Kaiser, and the daughter of Grand Duchess Kira of Russia, who were married in a grand occasion in early June, are currently on their honeymoon and are planning to come to Japan soon. Photograph: …
Asahi Shimbun journalist (ddr-njpa-4-1259)
img Asahi Shimbun journalist (ddr-njpa-4-1259)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Tokyo Asahi Shimbun journalist. New York correspondent. Goro Nakano. Stopped at port on his way to his appointment location via the Shinta Maru."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 117, No. 4 (August 6-19, 1993) (ddr-pc-65-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 117, No. 4 (August 6-19, 1993) (ddr-pc-65-29)
Select article titles: "JACL denounces firebombings" (p. 1); "New York coalition protests Rising Sun" (p. 1); "Asian Pacific group criticizes Clinton's restrictions on political asylum" (p. 1).
Photo of Yuichi and Yuji Sumi (ddr-densho-399-25)
img Photo of Yuichi and Yuji Sumi (ddr-densho-399-25)
"Having worked in the wholesale business prior to WWII, Yuji Sumi opened the 'New World Gift Shop' in 1945. Located at 1131 Amsterdam Avenue in New York City, it sold giftware and collectibles primarily from Japan. It closed in 1994."
George Yamada Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-187-32)
vh George Yamada Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-187-32)
Working as a chick sexer in upstate New York

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

George Yamada Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-187-33)
vh George Yamada Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-187-33)
Description of Japanese American community in New York City postwar

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Rohwer Outpost Vol. VI No. 46 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-274)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. VI No. 46 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-274)
Selected article titles: "Changes Made in Resettlement Aid" (p. 1), "Essential Workers Will be Excused from Cleanup Work" (p. 1), "New York Nisei Girls Receive Praise" (p. 1).
Pacific Citizen Vol. 46, No. 1 (January 03, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-1)
doc Pacific Citizen Vol. 46, No. 1 (January 03, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-1)
Select article titles: "First Nisei Named Ambassador For Japan, To Revisit Hometown" (p. 1); "New York first city to pass ordinance barring discrimination in private housing" (p.1)
Joseph Grew receiving the Holland Society's Gold Medal for Distinguised Achievement (ddr-njpa-1-538)
img Joseph Grew receiving the Holland Society's Gold Medal for Distinguised Achievement (ddr-njpa-1-538)
Caption on reverse: "Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan honored in New York. Joseph C. Grew (left), Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of State and former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, - receives the Holland Society's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement from Ottomar H. Van Norden, president of the Society, at ceremonies in New York City. The …
Konstantin Umansky meeting with Filipp Golikov and Alexander Repin (ddr-njpa-1-1012)
img Konstantin Umansky meeting with Filipp Golikov and Alexander Repin (ddr-njpa-1-1012)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Soviet Military Envoy Arrives in New York. (New York) Domei. American policy towards the Soviet Union has moved towards supporting them strongly since the beginning of the German-Soviet War, making the US inclination towards entering the war even more apparent. Photograph: Soviet Ambassador Umansky (left) meeting Soviet Military Envoy General Filipp Golikov …

Narrator Mary T. Karatsu

Nisei female. Born April 23, 1924, in Baldwin Park, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved with sister to New York under sponsorship of uncle to avoid incarceration. Attended school in New York before marrying and eventually returning to California. Active in numerous community and social service organizations in the Los Angeles area.

Narrator Michael J. Forrester

White male. Born 1937 in Brooklyn, New York. Grew up in New York, where father was a mechanic. After World War II, enlisted in the Air Force and was sent serve in Japan. While there, met future wife, got married and returned to the U.S. Established a successful career with the Federal Aviation Administration.
Along the route of the B and O between Washington and New York (ddr-csujad-49-166)
img Along the route of the B and O between Washington and New York (ddr-csujad-49-166)
Postcard front with text: "Along the Route of the B and O between Washington and New York." An item from: pages 92-93 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_060_07
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