doc Japs Had Data on Parker Dam (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-938)
The Seattle Daily Times, June 19, 1943, p. 7
doc Letter to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (October 6, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-29)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (October 6, 1942).
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Akiko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-2)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Akiko Miyagi. Akiko tells about a sandstorm on July 3rd, how her younger brother Donald can now say "goodbye" and how the tempature in Arizona is very hot. Per donor, this letter was written by the older sister Takeko (aged 9) for Akiko (aged 3).
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-3)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Takeko Miyagi. Takeko writes about how her brother just turned 7 months old, how she hopes her father enjoyed the postcards from her younger sisters Akiko and Yoko, and tells him about going to school.
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-4)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Takeko Miyagi. Takeko writes about receiving candy from Yuhachi, how her sister, Akiko, was excited about the last telegram they received from him, and a watermelon the family bought.
img Block 54 Ladies (ddr-densho-416-18)
Photograph of the female residence of Block 54 in Poston. Identified individuals: Kame Nakamura- First row, 4th adult from the right; Kama Uyechi- First row, far right; Matsu Izumi- Middle row, far right; Taira Hana- Middle row 2nd from the right; Sonoko Miyagi- Back row, 6th from the left, holding Donald Miyagi.
doc Letter to Clarence R. Walker from Gonkichi Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-34)
Letter to Clarence R. Walker from Gonkichi Miyagi. Gonkichi talks about receiving 125 dollars from Clarence Walker for Clarence having sold something of Gonkichi's. Gonkichi tells Clarence he does not expect to return to California any time soon. Gonkichi talks how he feels about his grandson William Miyagi being drafted into the army while the rest …
img William Miyagi and Taka Uyechi (ddr-densho-416-25)
Photograph of William Miyagi and Taka Uyechi in military uniform standing together while visiting Poston Relocation Center.
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Yoko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-1)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Yoko Miyagi. Yoko writes about how her sister Akiko misses him and wants him to join the family soon. Yoko also writes about her her brother Donald stood up for the first time on July 1st. Per donor, this letter was written by the older sister Takeko (aged 9) …
doc Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
Personal letter written from Santa Anita Assembly Center. Yoshioka discusses the start of "movement to Relocation Centers," naming Parker Dam; Wyoming; Granada, Colorado; Arkansas; and Gila, Arizona, along with locations from which people are being removed, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, and other Southern California locations. He also mentions that his family has …
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1002-10)
Nisei female. Born August 23, 1921, in Redondo Beach, California. Raised in California before mass removal to Parker Dam Assembly Center, Arizona, which was later converted into Poston concentration camp. An aspiring writer, worked for the camp newspaper, the Poston Chronicle, while incarcerated. After leaving camp, returned to California and worked for the Los Angeles Tribune. …