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Misa Taketa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-436)
vh Misa Taketa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-436)
Nisei female. Born January 18, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the South Park area, south of Seattle, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Ontario, Oregon, for a time, before living …

Narrator Toshio Inahara

Nisei male. Born January 9, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Tacoma, Washington, where father ran a Japanese confectionery. In the early 1930s, moved with family to Oregon. During World War II, family took advantage of the "voluntary evacuation" period and moved to Ontario, Oregon. Attended medical school and established a prominent career as a …
Alice Nishitani Interview (ddr-one-7-43)
vh Alice Nishitani Interview (ddr-one-7-43)
Nisei female. Born July 2, 1918, in Emmett, Idaho. Grew up in Idaho before family moved to Eastern Oregon while Alice was still in high school. Married a Nisei man who served in the Military Intelligence Service, and lived in Ontario, Oregon, after World War II.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant …

Narrator Gus Tanaka

Nisei male. Born August 3, 1923, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where father was a physician in Japantown. Was attending college prior to World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend college before being drafted in 1944. Served in …
Toshio Inahara Interview (ddr-one-7-45)
vh Toshio Inahara Interview (ddr-one-7-45)
Nisei male. Born 1921 in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Tacoma, Washington, where father ran a Japanese confectionery. In the early 1930s, moved with family to Oregon. During World War II, family took advantage of the "voluntary evacuation" period and moved to Ontario, Oregon. Attended medical school and established a prominent career as a vascular surgeon. …
Gus Tanaka Interview (ddr-one-7-67)
vh Gus Tanaka Interview (ddr-one-7-67)
Nisei male. Born August 3, 1923, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where father was a physician in Japantown. Was attending college prior to World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend college before being drafted in 1944. Served in …
Funeral service for a Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-25-64)
img Funeral service for a Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-25-64)
Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, son of Matahichi and Kisa Iseri, was killed in action during World War II. He was later buried in Seattle, Washington.
Parole Agreement (ddr-densho-25-57)
doc Parole Agreement (ddr-densho-25-57)
On December 7, 1941, numerous Japanese nationals were arrested by the FBI as "enemy aliens." An alien enemy hearing board was created, which determined whether the aliens were to be released, paroled, or interned. Matahichi Iseri signed a Parole Agreement in which he agreed to the terms of his parole.
Skyliners band plays at the NWYBL convention (ddr-sbbt-3-154)
img Skyliners band plays at the NWYBL convention (ddr-sbbt-3-154)
The Skyliners band plays at the Northwest Buddhist League convention.
Skyliners band members at the NWYBL convention (ddr-sbbt-3-156)
img Skyliners band members at the NWYBL convention (ddr-sbbt-3-156)
Skyliners band members sit at a banquet table during the Northwest Young Buddhist League convention.
Convention attendees prepare for a group photograph (ddr-sbbt-3-153)
img Convention attendees prepare for a group photograph (ddr-sbbt-3-153)
Northwest Young Buddhist League convention attendees prepare for a large group photograph.
Skyliners band members sit at a banquet table (ddr-sbbt-3-157)
img Skyliners band members sit at a banquet table (ddr-sbbt-3-157)
Skyliners band members sit at a banquet table during the Northwest Young Buddhist League convention.
Attendees at the NWYBL convention (ddr-sbbt-3-155)
img Attendees at the NWYBL convention (ddr-sbbt-3-155)
Attendees sit at a banquet table for the Northwest Young Buddhist League convention.
Young Buddhist League Convention Queen (ddr-one-1-25)
img Young Buddhist League Convention Queen (ddr-one-1-25)
Black and white photographic print of the Fourth Annual Northwest Young Buddhist League's Convection Queen: Mary (Nakata) Fujii of Portland, Oregon. She is dressed in a dark formal gown, wearing a jeweled tiara and velvet robe. The photograph was found in Frank Hirahara's memorabilia of his time in Portland.
Young Buddhist League Convention Court and Queen (ddr-one-1-26)
img Young Buddhist League Convention Court and Queen (ddr-one-1-26)
Black and white photographic print of the Fourth Annual Northwest Young Buddhist League's Convection Court and Queen. Left to Right: Mae (Okazaki) Sasaki of Tacoma, Washington; Margaret Tomoguchi of Seattle, Washington; Mary (Nakata) Fujii of Portland, Oregon (Queen); Sumi (Hashimoto) Kurokawa, and Takako Nitta of Spokane, Washington. This photograph was found in Frank Hirahara's memorabilia of …
Wedding (ddr-densho-359-460)
img Wedding (ddr-densho-359-460)
Niki and Kenji Shikuma walking down the aisle at the end of the wedding ceremony.
Wedding reception (ddr-densho-359-461)
img Wedding reception (ddr-densho-359-461)
Niki and Kenji Shikuma cut their wedding cake at their wedding reception.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-459)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-459)
Niki and Kenji Shikuma pose for a wedding photo
Mika Hiuga Interview (ddr-one-7-37)
vh Mika Hiuga Interview (ddr-one-7-37)
Nisei female. Born in Hood River, Oregon. Grew up in Hood River, where parents owned and operated orchards. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred briefly to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Lived for a short time in Salt Lake City after leaving camp, then …
George Iseri Interview (ddr-one-7-40)
vh George Iseri Interview (ddr-one-7-40)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1920, in Thomas, Washington. Grew up in Thomas where father ran a general store. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Weiser, Idaho, and opened a service station. Eventually moved to Ontario, Oregon.

(This material …

Yoshimitsu Suyematsu Interview (ddr-one-7-66)
vh Yoshimitsu Suyematsu Interview (ddr-one-7-66)
Nisei male. Born May 30, 1927, on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up on Bainbridge, where parents ran a strawberry farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, then transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Bainbridge for a time and then volunteered for the military, serving in …
Kay Teramura Interview (ddr-one-7-41)
vh Kay Teramura Interview (ddr-one-7-41)
Nisei male. Grew up in Milwaukie, Oregon, 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, returned to Oregon and resumed farming.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park …

Sumi Saito Interview (ddr-one-7-39)
vh Sumi Saito Interview (ddr-one-7-39)
Nisei female. Born in Asher, Washington. Grew up in Vale, Oregon, where parents ran a farm. Remained in Oregon during World War II.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of …

Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview (ddr-one-7-65)
vh Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview (ddr-one-7-65)
Nisei female. Born March 21, 1924, in O'Brien, Washington. Grew up in the Auburn/Kent area of Washington, where parents ran a farm and then a grocery store. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, settled in Ontario, Oregon.

(This material is based …

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