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Letter from Olgli Burkli to Masao Sakagami (ddr-densho-201-420)
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.
Herbert H. Lehman seated with Franklin D. Roosevelt (ddr-njpa-1-837)
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.)"
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Mine Okubo (ddr-densho-356-610)
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.
Photograph and article regarding Tamon Maeda (ddr-njpa-4-982)
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, …
Scrapbook page (ddr-densho-35-380)
doc Scrapbook page (ddr-densho-35-380)
Newspaper clippings from the New York Times, Oregonian, and Oregon Journal, one of which is titled: "All Created Equal." From scrapbook page titled: "Some Expressions of Public Opinion on Action of Hood River Legion."
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.

The USS Saratoga and crew on the front page of the New York Times (ddr-njpa-13-143)
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.)"
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-344)
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 …
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 13 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-371)
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).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 2 (January 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-600)
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).
J.P. Morgan, Jr. speaking with another man (ddr-njpa-1-889)
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."
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 67 (August 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-427)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 67 (August 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-427)
Selected article titles: "Pamphlets Here on Relocation" (p. 1), "Draft Case Appealed" (p. 2), "Advice: Get Assistance Before Leaving" (p. 3), "Anti-Japanese Leaders Charged" (p. 3), "New York City: Issei Couple Helps Evacuees" (p. 4).
Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate (ddr-njpa-1-506)
img Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate (ddr-njpa-1-506)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Sports News September 29, 1936. Extremely Popular Gehrig. (New York) Domei. Officer candidates from our Training Fleet, which is currently visiting New York City on a training cruise, attended a baseball game between the Yankees and St. Louis Browns at Yankee Stadium on August 27. Since there were many [illegible] …

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 …
Douglas Fairbanks and Sylvia Ashley aboard a ship (ddr-njpa-1-394)
img Douglas Fairbanks and Sylvia Ashley aboard a ship (ddr-njpa-1-394)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Overseas News January 20, 1937. Douglas to America. (London) Domei. Douglas Fairbanks, who had been staying in his new wife's home country, left on January 8 from Southampton on the steamship Bremen bound for New York to appear in his new film accompanied by his wife. With his beautiful, young …
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. III No. 41 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-97-201)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. III No. 41 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-97-201)
Selected article titles: "Farm Crops Damaged by Hail, Frost" (p. 1), "Editorial: Proudly We Hail" (p. 4), "Relocation Report; Resettlers Aided by New York Hostel" (p. 5), "Evacuees Urged to Accept Challenge of Relocation Now" (p. 8).
Clipping regarding Alexander Troyanovsky (ddr-njpa-1-2172)
doc Clipping regarding Alexander Troyanovsky (ddr-njpa-1-2172)
Caption on front: "The Russian Ambassador visits a museum in New York: Alexander Troyanovsky is welcomed to the Museum of Modern Art by A. Conger Goodyear, president, at the Exhibition of Stage Designs. (Times Wide World Photos.)"
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 6 (February 9, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-6)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 6 (February 9, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-6)
Selected article titles: "40 Groups Urge National Origins Formula Repeal" (p.1), "Warren Speaks on Evacuation before New York Law Center" (p.1), "1942 Emergency Meeting" (p.2), "Strong Family Ties Urged to Fight Delinquency" (p.4).
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-476)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-476)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick writes how he spent his afternoon in New York City. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-457 and ddr-densho-540.
Group in front of the Oriental Trading Company (ddr-densho-353-161)
img Group in front of the Oriental Trading Company (ddr-densho-353-161)
Toyo Boeki Kaisha (the Oriental Trading Co.) was established in 1898, at 212 5th Avenue S. A note on the back indicates that the photo was taken "before 1920 when CT died on a trip to New York."
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 20 (January 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-133)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 20 (January 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-133)
Selected article titles: "Center Survey to be Made" (p. 1), "Nisei Farmers' Outlook Dark" (p. 2), "Many Nisei Dreams Come True in New York City" (p. 3), "Santa Marians Oppose Return of Evacuees to West Coast" (p. 6).
Baptism Certificate (ddr-densho-335-248)
doc Baptism Certificate (ddr-densho-335-248)
Baptism certificate of Agnes Rockrise (Asbury) at St. George's Church in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents are listed as Francis B. Asbury and Tennessee Asbury. Her sponsors/witness are listed as Olive Effie Asbury and Harry F. Asbury.
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