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Letter to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (October 6, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-29)
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).
Family Photo in Poston (ddr-densho-391-22)
img Family Photo in Poston (ddr-densho-391-22)
Photograph of Kiyoko (Maeda) Yoshioka with her four children, Betty, Mitzi, Mary, and Tetsuo, and one of their friends (on the far right) inside Poston.
Kindergarten class at Poston (ddr-densho-391-23)
img Kindergarten class at Poston (ddr-densho-391-23)
Photograph of a Kindergarden class at Poston. Hatsuko Mary (Yoshioka) Higuchi is in the middle row on the far right, Etsuko Yoshioka in the front row on the far right.
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Akiko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-2)
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).
Poston Black 54 (ddr-densho-416-32)
img Poston Black 54 (ddr-densho-416-32)
Panoramic photograph of residents of Poston Block 54
Uyechi brothers and Donald (ddr-densho-416-23)
img Uyechi brothers and Donald (ddr-densho-416-23)
Photograph of Joe and Yosh Uyechi with Donald Miyagi outside a barrack at Poston Assembly Center. Standing is Joe Uyechi, kneeling is Yosh Uyechi with Donald Miyagi on his knee.
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-3)
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.
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-4)
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.
Block 54 Ladies (ddr-densho-416-18)
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.
Rosie Uyeno and Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-26)
img Rosie Uyeno and Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-26)
Photograph of Rosie (Tamaki) Uyeno kneeling with Donald Miyagi outside at Poston Relocation Center.
Woman and two children (ddr-densho-416-21)
img Woman and two children (ddr-densho-416-21)
Photograph of Kame Nakamura holding Donald Miyagi and Barbara Nishimura in her lap outside a barrack in Poston Relocation Center. Written on the back is "March 1943 Barbara is with the dress on" in black ink.
Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-22)
img Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-22)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi wearing pieces of Yosh Uyechi's miltary uniform.
Nursery School Measurements (ddr-densho-416-11)
doc Nursery School Measurements (ddr-densho-416-11)
Document from Poston Nursery School providing height and weight measurements for Donald Miyagi
William Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-19)
img William Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-19)
Photograph of William Miyagi in uniform while visiting Poston Relocation Center. Written on the back is "1944" in black ink.
Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-29)
img Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-29)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi sitting on the ground. In the background camp barrecks are visible
Letter to Clarence R. Walker from Gonkichi Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-34)
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 …
William Miyagi and Taka Uyechi (ddr-densho-416-25)
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.
Donald Miyagi held by mother (ddr-densho-416-28)
img Donald Miyagi held by mother (ddr-densho-416-28)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi being held by his mother Sonoko Miyagi who is standing with Yosh Uyechi at Poston Assembly Center.
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Yoko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-1)
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) …
Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-24)
img Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-24)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi standing outside.
Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-27)
img Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-27)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi crouching next to a bicycle at Poston Assembly Center. Written on the back in pencil is Miyagi Donald in Japanese.
Letter from George Yoshioka to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, [September 11, 1942] (ddr-csujad-20-6)
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 …
Hisaye Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1002-10)
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. …
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