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Art Shibayama Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-151-2)
vh Art Shibayama Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-151-2)
Memories of childhood in Lima, Peru: Spanish as a first language, attending a private Japanese school
Motozo Nonomiya (ddr-njpa-4-1521)
img Motozo Nonomiya (ddr-njpa-4-1521)
Writing on reverse [translation]: "Motozo Nonomiya, director of Peru box union, owner of Nonomiya shop."
Art Shibayama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-151-8)
vh Art Shibayama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-151-8)
Grandparents deported to Peru after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; rest of family taken away by ship
Art Shibayama Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-151-14)
vh Art Shibayama Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-151-14)
Learning English from a Japanese American Nisei; finding out that Peru didn't want the Japanese Peruvians to return
Jimmy Naganuma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-480)
vh Jimmy Naganuma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-480)
Born May 23, 1936, in Callao, Peru. Spent early childhood in Peru, where parents ran a laundry business, and father was a prominent community leader. During World War II, the FBI arrested Jimmy's father and the entire family was placed on a ship and sent to the Department of Justice camp at Crystal City, Texas. After …

Narrator Elsa Kudo

Sansei female. Born September 29, 1936, in Canete, Peru. Grew up in Peru where parents ran a successful store. During World War II, father was arrested by the FBI and removed from the family. Elsa and her mother and siblings were deported from Peru and taken by ship to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, and …

Narrator Jimmy Naganuma

Born May 23, 1936, in Callao, Peru. Spent early childhood in Peru, where parents ran a laundry business, and father was a prominent community leader. During World War II, the FBI arrested Jimmy's father and the entire family was placed on a ship and sent to the Department of Justice camp at Crystal City, Texas. After …

Narrator Maurice H. Yamasato

Nisei male. Born June 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru. Parents had originally immigrated to Peru from Okinawa, Japan. During World War II, removed with family to Crystal City internment camp, Texas. After leaving Crystal City, moved to Kauai, Hawaii. Established a successful career as an architect.
Family in their home (ddr-densho-91-4)
img Family in their home (ddr-densho-91-4)
Art's family home in Lima, Peru, on Calle Santa Catalina. (L to R): Fusako, Akiko, Mother carrying Takeshi, Kenichi, Father, Kikue, Isamu (Art).
Family in front of car (ddr-densho-91-5)
img Family in front of car (ddr-densho-91-5)
Family at a park in Lima, Peru. (L to R): Mother, Takeshi, Fusako, Akiko, Kikue, Kenichi, Isamu (Art), Father in front seat of car.
Autobiography of Arthur Yakabi (ddr-densho-401-3)
doc Autobiography of Arthur Yakabi (ddr-densho-401-3)
Photocopy of Arthur Yakabi's handwritten autobiography detailing his childhood in Peru, detention in the United States during WWII, and his adulthood in the United States.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 90, No. 2099 (June 27, 1980) (ddr-pc-52-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 90, No. 2099 (June 27, 1980) (ddr-pc-52-25)
Selected article titles: "Nikkei historic sites survey completed" (p. 1, 5, and 6), "Remembrances of Joe Koide" (p. 1 and 8), "Chiaroscuro: The Nikkei in Peru" (p. 8).

Narrator Sarah Sato

Sansei female. (Mother and father born in Hawaii.) Born February 1925 in Peru. Spent prewar childhood in Peru and Hawaii. Father picked up by the FBI and detained after bombing of Pearl Harbor. Was incarcerated at Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Renounced citizenship in order to stay with parents, and was …
Sarah Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-81)
vh Sarah Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-81)
Sansei female. (Mother and father born in Hawaii.) Born February 1925 in Peru. Spent prewar childhood in Peru and Hawaii. Father picked up by the FBI and detained after bombing of Pearl Harbor. Was incarcerated at Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Renounced citizenship in order to stay with parents, and was …
Arthur Yakabi's Testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-densho-401-2)
doc Arthur Yakabi's Testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-densho-401-2)
Copy of Arthur Yakabi's testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians detailing his experiences being deported from Peru and sent to various American Concentration Camps.

Narrator Kazumu Naganuma

Born July 28, 1942, in Callao, Peru. Before World War II, parents ran a laundry business and father was a prominent community leader. When Kazumu was still an infant, the FBI arrested his father and sent the entire family to the Department of Justice camp at Crystal City, Texas. After leaving camp, the family was not …
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 104 (December 18, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-165)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 104 (December 18, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-165)
"Demo Leader OK's Rights Legislation" (p. 1), "Settlement Nears for Peru Japanese Stranded in U.S., Masaoka Reports" (p. 1), "B.C. to Continue Evacuee Aid" (p. 1), "Claims Queries and Replies" (p. 4).
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 39 No. 9 (August 27, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-35)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 39 No. 9 (August 27, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-35)
Selected article titles: "Congress passes remedial bill for Peru-Japanese" (p. 1), "Authorize over $110,000 to pay big claim awards" (p. 1), "Idaho Falls naturalized citizens honor class instructor, interpreter" (p. 2).
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 34 No. 24 (June 14, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-24)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 34 No. 24 (June 14, 1952) (ddr-pc-24-24)
Selected article titles: "Congress Completes Action on Walter-McCarran Bill; Measure Goes to President" (p. 1), "Race Incidents in Peru" (p. 5), "Masaoka Seeks Cases of Race Bias in Defense Industry" (p. 8).

Narrator Atsumi Ozawa

Nisei female. Born May 25, 1928, in Huancayo, Peru. Grew up in Huancayo, where father ran a successful store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father went into hiding in an attempt to avoid being picked up by the Peruvian government. He was eventually found and picked up, and was reunited with family on the ship …
Kazumu Naganuma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-482)
vh Kazumu Naganuma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-482)
Born July 28, 1942, in Callao, Peru. Before World War II, parents ran a laundry business and father was a prominent community leader. When Kazumu was still an infant, the FBI arrested his father and sent the entire family to the Department of Justice camp at Crystal City, Texas. After leaving camp, the family was not …
Elsa Kudo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-388)
vh Elsa Kudo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-388)
Sansei female. Born September 29, 1936, in Canete, Peru. Grew up in Peru where parents ran a successful store. During World War II, father was arrested by the FBI and removed from the family. Elsa and her mother and siblings were deported from Peru and taken by ship to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, and …
Colonisation Japonaise au Perou: immigration au Perou: colonisation Japonaise sous la foret centrale Amazonienne, 1930-1950 (ddr-csujad-33-1)
img Colonisation Japonaise au Perou: immigration au Perou: colonisation Japonaise sous la foret centrale Amazonienne, 1930-1950 (ddr-csujad-33-1)
A family photo album complied by a Japanese Peruvian family titled: Colonisation Japonaise au Perou: immigration au Perou: colonisation Japonaise sous la foret centrale Amazonienne, 1930-1950 [= Japanese Colonization in Peru: immigration to Peru: Japanese colonization under the central Amazonian forest, 1930-1950]. Depicts the lives of the Japanese Peruvians in 1930-1950. See this object in the …

Narrator George Kazuharu Naganuma

Born August 20, 1938, in Lima, Peru. Parents ran a laundry business and father was a prominent community leader. During World War II, the FBI arrested George's father and the entire family was placed on a ship and sent to the Department of Justice camp at Crystal City, Texas. After leaving camp, the family was not …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 39 No. 7 (August 13, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-33)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 39 No. 7 (August 13, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-33)
Selected article titles: "West Coast claims hearings start Aug. 30. Two days for San Francisco, three in Los Angeles scheduled" (p. 1), "Peru-Japanese refugee status near approval" (p. 2), "A day at Seabrook farms" (p. 2).
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