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This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
doc This isn't Japan (ddr-csujad-19-54)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Mary Oyama which describes the cultural differences between the younger Japanese American Nisei and the older Issei generations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_02
My only crime is my face (ddr-csujad-55-2118)
doc My only crime is my face (ddr-csujad-55-2118)
Clipping from the magazine "Liberty" detailing one Japanese-American woman's experience of being removed from the west coast military zone during World War II and incarcerated in Heart Mountain incarceration camp before relocating to Denver, Colorado with her family. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2221
Group photograph (ddr-densho-363-20)
img Group photograph (ddr-densho-363-20)
A group poses in a field. The caption written on the bottom of the photograph identifies the group from left to right: Mary, Tamony, Kimi Kuwahara, Chiyeko, Nancy Oyama, Joanne Kuwahara, Nakamura, Taddy, Kimi Uchida, Toshiko, Tsuyuki, Hatsuye Shimizu, and Unidentified man.
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-3)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-3)
Black and white photographic negative of the Adelphons, a young women's service group of the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen's League, in formal attire. Back Row (left to right): Sumiko “Sue” (Kawasaki) Fujino, unidentified, Minnie (Oyama) Abe, Ochiyo (Nishioka) Hasuike, unidentified, Mary (Furusho) Iwasaki, Tamae "Butch" Yamamoto, Kathryn (Kawata) Niita, Irene (Kawata) Nakagawa, Sophie …
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-2)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-2)
Black and white photographic negative of the Adelphons, a young women's service group of the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen's League, in formal attire. Back Row (left to right): Sumiko “Sue” (Kawasaki) Fujino, unidentified, Minnie (Oyama) Abe, Ochiyo (Nishioka) Hasuike, unidentified, Mary (Furusho) Iwasaki, Tamae "Butch" Yamamoto, Kathryn (Kawata) Niita, Irene (Kawata) Nakagawa, Sophie …
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-1)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-1)
Original black and white photographic print of the Adelphons, a young women's service group of the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen's League, in formal attire. Back Row (left to right): Sumiko “Sue” (Kawasaki) Fujino, unidentified, Minnie (Oyama) Abe, Ochiyo (Nishioka) Hasuike, unidentified, Mary (Furusho) Iwasaki, Tamae "Butch" Yamamoto, Kathryn (Kawata) Niita, Irene (Kawata) Nakagawa, …
Masuko Oyama Interview (ddr-one-7-51)
vh Masuko Oyama Interview (ddr-one-7-51)
Nisei female. Born February 21, 1927, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel business. During World War II, removed with family the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, attended high school for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, before returning to Portland.

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Mary Fukuyama's autograph book (ddr-densho-483-140)
doc Mary Fukuyama's autograph book (ddr-densho-483-140)
Autograph book belonging to Mary Fukuyama. Many entries are dated from 1929-1930.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 17 (October 26, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 17 (October 26, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-43)
Selected article titles: "Views Conflict in Gilroy Hot Springs Incident" (p. 1), "Support mounting for 'Yes' on prop. 13; press; civic groups join" (p. 1), "Urge Congress amend Refugee Relief Act to admit adopted Japan orphans" (p. 1), "Oregon Candidates Tell of Deep Interest in New Citizen Balloting" (p. 3), "Continuing need of clothes for Japan" …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 22 (June 1, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 22 (June 1, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-22)
Selected article titles: "Up claims compromise to $100,000. Senate judiciary committee acts on bill to push claims program" (p. 1), "Amendment to Fulbright Act Passed, Plugs Loophole for Visiting Students" (p. 1), "Michigan ex-GI adopts Japanese citizenship" (p. 1), "Actions speak as loudly as words, says Canadian judge ruling on discrimination" (p. 1), 'S.F. Jewish weekly …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 17 (April 27, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 17 (April 27, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-17)
Selected article titles: "Return of wartime vested property to Japanese seen as goodwill bid" (p. 1), "Justice Dep't Favors House-Passed Lane Bill, Senate Group Informed" (p. 1), "CBS radio show answers to slur against Japanese Americans, no harm intended" (p. 1), "Arizona strawberry growers enjoy one of the best years, acreage being thinned as subdivisions make …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 26 (June 29, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-26)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 26 (June 29, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-26)
Selected article titles: "House concurs with Senate on claims. JACL to urge President to sign evacuation claims amendment bill" (p. 1), "14th Biennial Convention Program Announced by JACL Headquarters"(p. 1), "Teenage gang war breaks out" (p. 1), "ACLU scores federal housing program lag" (p. 1), "Expiration date of Watkins Act for Nisei voting in Japan elections …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 8 (February 24, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 8 (February 24, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-8)
Selected article titles: "Lane-Hillings Claims Bill Passes House Judiciary Committee" (p. 1), "Sen. Kuchel Denounces Writer of Letter to Magazine on Senate Floor" (p. 1), "'Lincoln Yamamoto' letter reviving smear against Nisei seen as 'most damaging' to JACL legislative efforts in Washington" (p. 1), "Nisei grower ships dried persimmon crop from Placer County orchard" (p. 2), …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 9 (August 28, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 9 (August 28, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-35)
Selected article titles: "50th star flutters: Hawaii now full-fledged state" (p. 1), "Immigration director who facilitated Issei naturalization named to intelligence" (p. 1), "Mid-Manhattan's power blackout taken in stride; mother tells ghost stories to children at bedtime, enjoyed by candlelight" (p. 3), "Zen identified with 'state where nothing of importance is left' says world's leading authority, …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 4 (July 27, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 4 (July 27, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-30)
Selected article titles: "Sharon Nishimi of Sacramento crowned 'Miss Nat'l JACL- '56'" (p. 1), "Newly Qualified Internee Claims to be Processed First by Gov't" (p. 1), "Racial Bias of Realty Board Subject in Damage Test Cases" (p. 1), "Inequalities of Canada Citizenship Cited by Negro Group Leader" (p. 3), "NW-WNDC delegates to recommend new award for …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 15 (April 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 15 (April 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-15)
Selected article titles: "Racial discrimination in home-buying" (p. 1), "Gov't urged to promote integration in housing as well as in schools" (p. 1), "Denver Issei tour group allowed to place wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier, unaware of Army red tape involved for tribute" (p. 1), "Hawaii statehood gets first mention on Senate floor during tax …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 13 (September 28, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 13 (September 28, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-39)
Selected article titles: "Importance of Increased U.S. Japan Trade to Weaken Communist Lures in Far East Cited to Congressmen" (p. 1), "Urge Justice Dep't Investigate Claims Procedures & Practices" (p. 1), "65 Nisei File for Hawaiian Oct. 6 Primaries" (p. 2), "Proposal to license maintenance gardeners in California rejected by Assembly group; six reasons cited in …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 2 (January 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 2 (January 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-2)
Selected article titles: "Urge Senate study Mongolian labor bill OKd by House" (p. 1), "Lane assures early consideration on evacuation claims amendments" (p. 1), "Nisei in Japan regaining citizenship under pL 515 not affected by I&N section" (p. 1), "Passage of Hawaii land return bill in senate sought" (p. 1), "Nisei couple elected officers of Masonic …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 13 (March 30, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 13 (March 30, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-13)
Selected article titles: "Editorial: The Wronged Nisei" (p. 1), " House approves $588,000 for payment of claims in 2nd supplemental bill" (p. 1), "Dick Arimoto named president of Rotary Club in Redwood City" (p. 1), "Vandals blast mailbox of Nisei" (p. 1), "New word: acculturation" (p. 2), "Japanese cultural heritage can enrich America, advises Issei naturalized …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 22 (November 30, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-48)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 22 (November 30, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-48)
Selected article titles: "Central California JACL officers to be installed en masse Dec. 2" (p. 1), "Issei mainlanders more Americanized" (p. 1), "Separate statehood bills may succeed, says Engle; "Arizona Nuptial Law Test Case May be Blooped" (p. 1), "Democracy in Japan should be reconsidered" (p. 2), "'No' Votes on Prop. 13 viewed as strong testimonial …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 9 (August 31, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 9 (August 31, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-35)
Selected article titles: "'Callahan' to retire from top Nat'l JACL post" (p. 1), 'Yes for Prop. 13' gains new support" (p. 1), "Early JACL days grim" (p. 2), "Calif. voter registration deadline emphasized by Pasadena JACL chapter" (p. 2), "JACL flag to be unfurled" (p. 3), "Candidates for 1956-58 National JACL offices" (p. 5), "Another 85 …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 26 (June 26, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-26)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 48, No. 26 (June 26, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-26)
Selected article titles: "Need of strong JACL organization cited by Nisei who felt housing bias" (p. 1), "Call for rare B-Positive Type blood made to save life of Idaho Falls 2-year-old boy" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadian history project given 'green light'" (p. 1), "Mountain-Plains JACLers feel U.S.-Japan problems not as crucial to Inland CLers" (p. 5), …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 25 (December 21, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 25 (December 21, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-51)
Selected article titles: "Ishihara had plenty to say on any subject but himself" (p. 3), "Immigrants and an Incredible Law" (p. 4), "Nisei became aware of prejudice on Dec. 7" (p. 5), "Ken Utsunomiya: a legacy of courage and faith" (p. 6), "Interest of other Asian ancestry groups in United States necessary" (p. 7), "Six San …
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