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Hotel Osaka (ddr-one-2-131)
img Hotel Osaka (ddr-one-2-131)
Black and white photographic print street and Hotel Osaka (far left), where Tami Okamura and Shiuko Sakai, the donor, were billeted in 1951. Tami and Shiuko were friends while living and working in Japan.
Hankyu Department Store (ddr-csujad-42-252)
img Hankyu Department Store (ddr-csujad-42-252)
Photographed is Hankyu Department Store in Osaka, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_013
Christmas postcard from Y. Domoto (ddr-densho-329-919)
doc Christmas postcard from Y. Domoto (ddr-densho-329-919)
Japanese postcard with a design of samurai in the mountains on the front; the back is addressed to Kaneji Domoto in Oakland and signed "Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year. Jan 1st 1921. Osaka Japan / Y. Domoto". Card also has Japanese characters on the front and back and says in English …
Letter from Kiyoshi Adachi to Mrs. Margaret Gunderson, June 29, 1946 (ddr-csujad-55-251)
doc Letter from Kiyoshi Adachi to Mrs. Margaret Gunderson, June 29, 1946 (ddr-csujad-55-251)
Correspondence from Kiyoshi [?] Adachi to Margaret Gunderson describing the wartime environment and daily life in Osaka, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0253
Kiyoshi Nogami in baseball uniform (ddr-ajah-5-32)
img Kiyoshi Nogami in baseball uniform (ddr-ajah-5-32)
Caption below photo: Kiyoshi Nogami of Alameda, CA., February 21, 1938. He addressed this photo to the Inouye family in Alameda. He was living and playing professional baseball in Osaka, Japan at the time of the photograph. Inscription on front: to Inouye Family / Sincerely yours, [name in Japanese], 2/21/38

Narrator Frank Shinichiro Tanabe

Nisei male. Born on August 10, 1919, in Osaka, Japan. Attended college at the University of Washington before being removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Established Tule Lake's newspaper, the Tulean Dispatch. Transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, before resettling in Chicago. Drafted into the Military Intelligence …
Two calligraphy paintings from Magosaburo Ohara's art collection (ddr-njpa-4-1572)
img Two calligraphy paintings from Magosaburo Ohara's art collection (ddr-njpa-4-1572)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Bids for possession of Sanrakuan over 210,000 yen. (Osaka) February 17, 1940. Collectors from all over Japan paid attention to 213 artworks, including seven important state artworks from Magosaburo Ohara's Sanrakuan collection. This auction started at 6 p.m. on the 16th, and [?] Yamanaka is [?]. The action was held as the …
James Seigo Miwa's Will (ddr-densho-437-30)
doc James Seigo Miwa's Will (ddr-densho-437-30)
Bequeathing all James Seigo Miwa's property to his son Lawrence Fumio Miwa
Isamu Oda, a Japanese pilot (ddr-njpa-4-1714)
img Isamu Oda, a Japanese pilot (ddr-njpa-4-1714)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Two new records for Japanese glider. Pilot Isamu Oda (Osaka) February 7, 1939. He set a record for flight duration and flight altitude. Isamu Oda flew for 9 hours and 3 minutes at an altitude of 2,600 meters. The gilder was catapulted by a device made from rubber on February 6, 1939. …
Ryojun Kinoshita seated at his desk (ddr-njpa-4-602)
img Ryojun Kinoshita seated at his desk (ddr-njpa-4-602)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Dr. Kinoshita, Osaka University oncologist, performs on a first-class stage. (Osaka) August 7, 1939. Ryojun Kinoshita, Professor of Pathology at Osaka University, was appointed to attend the third International Cancer Research Conference and give a speech. The conference will be held this fall in Atlantic City in the U.S. from September 11th …
Chuhei Nambu, his business partner and a young man at their store opening (ddr-njpa-4-1353)
img Chuhei Nambu, his business partner and a young man at their store opening (ddr-njpa-4-1353)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "For the upcoming Olympic event, Chuhei Nambu, who holds the world record in the long jump and is hoping to set another for the sprint, opened a store with Takeshi Hisayama, who holds the Japanese record in the steeplechase and worked hard practicing in the Waseda University racing club with Nambu. They …
Onoe Kikugoro VI at Shokei Nakamura's funeral (ddr-njpa-4-1764)
img Onoe Kikugoro VI at Shokei Nakamura's funeral (ddr-njpa-4-1764)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Kikugoro honors the spirits of a dead soldier. Formal funeral of the 5th generation of [?]. (Osaka). The prosperous formal funeral of Shokei Nakamura was held at his home on April 1, 1940. Kikugoro, who at present plays at the Kabuki Theater, and others who are related to [?] participated in the …
Scientific award recipient (ddr-njpa-4-1417)
img Scientific award recipient (ddr-njpa-4-1417)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "This year's Sakurai winner is Dr. Nita. (Osaka) March 4, 1939. Our country's highest science award, "Sakurai Award," was established in honor of Dr. Joji Sakura's 25 years of work at Tokyo University. He passed away suddenly on January 28th, and was [?] counsel and the president of an Imperial school. This …
Shuhei Nishida pole vaulting (ddr-njpa-4-1433)
img Shuhei Nishida pole vaulting (ddr-njpa-4-1433)
Writing on front: "Kansai track meet Pole vault, first place Waseda University, Nishida"
Ukichi Matsui (ddr-csujad-25-211)
img Ukichi Matsui (ddr-csujad-25-211)
A page of album containing the Taenaka family. Pasted on the page are three photographs of Ukichi Matusi taken in Japan. Include a portrait of Ukichi Matsui taken at "Gyoku__kwan, Kishinosato, Osaka," probably in the early 1900s. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_006
Ukichi and Saki Matsui (ddr-csujad-25-207)
img Ukichi and Saki Matsui (ddr-csujad-25-207)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are: a photograph of Ukichi and Saki Matsui taken probably on Takako Matsui, their daughter's wedding day in Osaka, Japan; and a photograph of Ukichi Matsui in suits. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_002
Matsui family (ddr-csujad-25-206)
img Matsui family (ddr-csujad-25-206)
A page from tthe the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a group photograph of the Matsui family. It is taken at the front door of Matsui's house probably in Osaka, Japan on Takako Matsui's wedding day. From the left: Saki, Taka [=Takako], Ukichi, Yone, Harue, Kinoko, and Yanosuke Matsui. See this object …
Commemorative photograph of Takako Matsui's wedding (ddr-csujad-25-208)
img Commemorative photograph of Takako Matsui's wedding (ddr-csujad-25-208)
A page from tthe the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a group photograph of the Matsui family and other relatives taken on Takako Matsui's wedding day, most likely in Osaka Japan. Includes Saki, Takako, Ukichi, Yone, Harue, Kinoko, and Yanosuke Matsui. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Rickshaw in Osaka (ddr-csujad-42-258)
img Rickshaw in Osaka (ddr-csujad-42-258)
Photographed is a rickshaw on a street in Osaka. The handwritten note on the back side reads: Osaka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_019
Letter from Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha to Sei Hamada, May 10, 1954 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-294)
doc Letter from Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha to Sei Hamada, May 10, 1954 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-294)
A letter from Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha Yokohama Branch to Sei Hamada. It informs that they processed Sei's request for canceling Arasuka Maru and booking SS President Cleveland operated by A.P.L. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_27_001
Card from Japanese couple (ddr-densho-259-228)
img Card from Japanese couple (ddr-densho-259-228)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is a reproduced photograph on a card, of Mr. and Mrs. T. Kawabe. At the top of this card is a handwritten notation that says, To Mr. and Mrs. Yasui. Underneath that, there is a caption that says 'In Gratful (sic) Memory of Our Visit to America[']...I strongly suspect that this …
Group posing in front of large building (ddr-densho-326-191)
img Group posing in front of large building (ddr-densho-326-191)
Caption: Osaka castle / Castle 8 stories high / Inside concrete / Tokio / Joe / Porgie / Mr. Okuda / Kai / Matsu / Yakki / Keichi / M. Ono / Jerry / Jimmy / Ray / Tad / Eddie / Link / Mr. Shigagaki
Group Portrait (ddr-densho-326-192)
img Group Portrait (ddr-densho-326-192)
Caption: Top of the Daimaru Dpt. Store Osaka / Gabaraki / Kai / Yakki / Ray / Jimmy / Mr. Satomi / Mr. Okuda / Eddie / Tokio // Tsutomu / Porgie / Tad / Joe / Matsu / Jerry/ Toji / Link
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