vh Hiroshi Uyehara Interview Segment 1 (ddr-phljacl-1-13-1)
Born in Oakland, California
vh Chiyoko Yano Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1013-9-3)
Memories of childhood in Oakland, California
vh Norman I. Hirose Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1013-7-5)
Memories of childhood home in Oakland, California
img Photo of attendees to Second Annual Pacific Japanese Provisional Conference (ddr-ajah-4-24)
Caption on photo front: Alameda California / June 8, 1941 / Utsumi Photo Oakland
vh Bob Utsumi Interview (ddr-densho-1013-8)
Nisei male. Born November 12, 1928, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Oakland before being removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, during World War II. Returned to Oakland with family and attended the University of California at Berkeley before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force. Established career in the …
doc Souvenir to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-244)
Souvenir art cards to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata of Oakland and Berkeley, California.
doc Minutes of the council called by the independent Japanese Congregational Church, June 11, 1942 (ddr-densho-498-28)
Minutes of the council called by the Independent Japanese Congregational Church in Oakland, California (now at Tanforan Assembly Center, San Bruno, California) and the Plymoth Congregational Church in Oakland, California, to be held at the Tanforan Assembly Center to proceed with the examination and ordination of Mr. George Aki and Mr. Masayoshi Wakai, on June 11, …
doc A message for our neighbors on the day of evacuation (ddr-densho-498-1)
A letter of concern, apology, condolence, and love from the Mrs. Woods, Pres. of Oakland Council of Church Women, Lawton Harris, Executive Secretary of East Bay Church Federation, and Robert Inglis, Pres. of East Bay Ministers' Fellowship to Japanese Americans being evacuated from Oakland, California.
doc State of California Standard Teaching Credential (ddr-densho-338-327)
Guyo Tajiri's certificate allowing her to teach elementary school in California, as well as special needs classes in the city of Oakland.
doc Escrow instructions for sale of Cut-Rate Shoe Repair Shop (ddr-densho-292-11)
Torakichi Nishioka sold his show repair shop in Oakland, California to Nellie M. Ordish. This document outlines the escrow of the sale.
doc Letter to Frank Nishioka from John Lawton (ddr-densho-292-31)
John Lawton, District Relocation Officer, writes to Frank Nishioka about house hold items left at the Baptist Christian Church in Oakland, California.
av Home movie footage of the wedding of Ron Tsuchiya and Dorienne Ouye (ddr-ajah-3-351)
Home movie footage of the wedding of Alameda Buddhist Temple member Ron Tsuchiya and Dorienne Ouye of Oakland, California. The wedding took place at a church in Berkeley, California.
img Bay District YMWBA Conference 1932 (ddr-ajah-6-152)
Panorama of large group posed in front of building. Caption on back: Bay Area YMWBA "1932". Stamped on back: Tsuji Photo Service, Oakland, California
vh Kenneth Narahara Interview (ddr-ajah-1-2)
Sansei male. Born December 16, 1936, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Alameda, California, where parents had a florist business. Immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese Americans were forced to leave Alameda, so the family split up and moved to Oakland. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. …
img School photo in front of building (ddr-densho-329-598)
52 students outside on building steps. Holding American flags, a Lockwood Junior High banner, and an Oakland 1924 and California pennants. Printed on back: Hugo Weltz, Photographer
img Father and children waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-246)
Original caption: Oakland, California. Residents of Japanese ancestry waiting for evacuation buses which will take them to the Tanforan Assembly center under Civilian Exclusion Order Number 28.
img Japanese American family waiting for bus (ddr-densho-151-329)
Original caption: Oakland, California. Evacuee family of Japanese ancestry leaving Wartime Civil Control Administration station to board a bus which will take them to Tanforan Assembly center.
img Soldiers on a boat approaching Bay Bridge (ddr-densho-201-141)
Soldiers on a boat approaching the Bay Bridge in San Francisco, California. Caption on Reverse: "San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Nov. 1946 Dec." Caption on front: "Jan. 1947."
img School photo in front of building (ddr-densho-329-597)
43 students outside on building steps. Some are holding American flags, while the front row holds Oakland 1922, Lockwood, and California pennants. Printed on back: Hugo Weltz, Photographer