img Lou Gehrig a bat (ddr-njpa-1-505)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Comfortable Batting. (St. Petersburg, Florida) Rengo. The fierce, comfortable swing of Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees, who is expected to live up to his name as the new home run king after the loss of Babe Ruth."
img Men working on a plane (ddr-njpa-1-693)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Overseas News A July 19, 1938. About to Depart. (New York) Domei. The newest Lockheed passenger plane, which will carry American millionaire Howard Hughes as he attempts to set a new record for flying around the world."
doc Clipping from front page of Rocky Shimpo (ddr-densho-122-781)
Selected articles: Drive opens to Ban Japanese from Buying Land, Proud to Have Privilege to Fight Beside Nisei, Iowa Soldiers Declare, LaGuardia Protests Plan to Send Nisei to New York
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 24 (March 23, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-191)
"Delay by Senate on ENI Bill Looms; New York Post Scribe Fears Road "Very Uncertain" (p. 1), "President Inks Contraband Bill" (p. 1), "Letter to CARE from Japan" (p. 1).
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Harry Emerson Fosdick (ddr-densho-356-229)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Reverend Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick of The Riverside Church in New York City. Reverend Dr. Fosdick wrote to Yuriko as Sergeant Yoshito Shibata visited the church during his furlough to New York City and provided her name and address to them as part of his required registration to visit the …
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 63 (August 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-423)
Selected article titles: "Director Myer Orders Weekly Leave Quotas" (p. 1), "WRA Announces 755 Casualties" (p. 3), "New York: Worker Demand Remains High" (p. 4), "Majority Return to California" (p. 4).
img The USS Saratoga and crew on the front page of the New York Times (ddr-njpa-13-143)
Caption: "THE FLEET ADOPTS THE INSIGNIA OF THE BLUE EAGLE: SAILORS IN BLUE AND WHITE UNIFORMS Form the Initials of the National Recovery Act on the Deck of the Airplane Carrier, the U. S. S. Saratoga in Los Angeles Harbor. (Times Wide World Photos, Los Angeles Bureau.)"
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 64 (January 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-218)
Selected article titles: "Judicial: First Cases Set for Commission" (p. 1), "Early Return to Calif. Improbable" (p. 1), "Editorial: On Staff Education" (p. 2), "New York: Nisei Dreams Come True" (p. 2).
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Mine Okubo (ddr-densho-356-610)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Mine Okubo. Mine writes about running into Yuri's brother Kaneji at a party in New York City, and discusses her return to art in the last year.
doc Letter from Olgli Burkli to Masao Sakagami (ddr-densho-201-420)
A letter from Olgi Burkli in Zurich, Switzerland to Masao Sakagami in New York. Addressed "Co. C. 100th B.N. 442 Regt." Letter is dated January 16, 1946. Postmark is dated January 17, 1946.
doc Letter from Klaus Wiedmer to Masao Sakagami (ddr-densho-201-419)
A letter from Klaus Wiedmer in Langnau, Switzerland to Masao Sakagami in New York. Addressed "Co. C. 100th B.N. 442 Regt." Letter is dated April 21, 1946. Postmark is dated April 23, 1946.
doc Herbert H. Lehman seated with Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-njpa-1-837)
Caption on reverse: "The President meets his successor as chief executive of New York State: Governor Lehman calls upon Mr. Roosevelt at the summer White house at Hyde Park. (Times Wide World Photos.)"
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 14 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-408)
Selected article titles: "Cozzens Visits Here: Reports on West Coast" (p. 1), "California Jr. Chamber of Commerce Urges Delay of Returning Evacuees" (p. 1), "Issei Takes Own Life in New York" (p. 2).
doc Photograph and article regarding Tamon Maeda (ddr-njpa-4-982)
Article [translation]: "Information Library Mission. New York office chairman Tamon Maeda talks. An interview with Chairman of the New York office of the International Cultural Promotion Society, Tamon Maeda. The International Cultural Promotion Society New York Office was established in November of last year, and now eleven Japanese and four Americans, a total of fourteen people, …
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-344)
Selected article titles: "Need 300 Workers at Seabrook Farms" (p. 1), "Jury Finds Rancher Guilty of Charges" (p. 1), "First Nisei Released from Army Under New Points System" (p. 1), "Freeze on Travel Denied by D. Myer" (p. 1), "New York Offers Jobs in Kitchens to Nisei, Issei" (p. 1), "Actor Orson Wells Comments on Nisei …
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 13 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-371)
Selected article titles: "Gila Delegates Salt Lake Bound" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer to Visit Gila Next Month" (p. 1), "New York: Resettlement Aid Discussed" (p. 2), "Co-op: Sale of Rice Begins Today" (p. 3).
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 2 (January 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-600)
Selected article titles: "Friends of American Way Will Assist in California Relocation" (p. 1), "New York Times Reprimands Hood River Legion Post's Action" (p. 2), "Assistance Given to Resettlers with Personal Problems" (p. 5), "New Year's Day Will be Holiday for Evacuees" (p. 10), "'Are You a Jap?'" (p. 10).
img J.P. Morgan, Jr. speaking with another man (ddr-njpa-1-889)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Morgan Group Strengthens Support of Britain. (New York) Domei. Photograph: J.P. Morgan (right), head of the Morgan conglomerate, speaking privately to British Ambassador to the US Halifax at a meeting of the English-Speaking Union at New York's Astor Hotel on April 15. [Stamped] May 15, 1941."
Narrator Roger Daniels
White 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 …