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Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-143-28)
vh Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-143-28)
Moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to attend Woman's Medical College
Card from the American Friends Service Committee (ddr-manz-4-14)
doc Card from the American Friends Service Committee (ddr-manz-4-14)
Caption: "With the good wishes of the / American Friends Service Committee / (Quakers) / 20 South 12th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania."
Resettlement publication (ddr-densho-35-422)
doc Resettlement publication (ddr-densho-35-422)
Publication titled: "The Philadelphia Hostel - Resettlement Gateway To Pennsylvania And Southern New Jersey." Provides information about the Philadelphia Hostel, a short-term housing option for Japanese Americans resettling to the East Coast.
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 20 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-313)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 20 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-313)
Selected article titles: "Long-Awaited Invasion of Europe Started; Initial Landings Success" (p. 1), "Man Fined for Lumber Theft" (p. 1), "25% of Residents Now Relocated" (p. 2), "Philadelphia Nisei Discriminated at University of Pennsylvania" (p. 2).
Akiko Okuno Interview (ddr-manz-1-133)
vh Akiko Okuno Interview (ddr-manz-1-133)
Nisei female. Born 1926 in Gilroy, California. Grew up in the Gilroy area, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, eventually becoming a medical technician. After the war, returned to California.
Sumiko Yamauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-135)
vh Sumiko Yamauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-135)
Nisei female. Born January 11, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents ran a florist shop. During World War II, sent to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived and worked with family at Seabrook Farms, New Jersey, before leaving to attend school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eventually returned to …
James Nishimura Interview (ddr-manz-1-33)
vh James Nishimura Interview (ddr-manz-1-33)
Nisei male. Born February 6, 1930, in Seattle, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. While in camp, was allowed to leave to attend high school for one year in the nearby town of Eden, Idaho. After leaving camp, Mr. Nishimura moved to …

Narrator Miyuki Yasui

Nisei female. Born September 18, 1926, in South Pasadena, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Attended college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after leaving camp. Eventually married and moved to Portland, Oregon.

Narrator Akiko Okuno

Nisei female. Born 1926 in Gilroy, California. Grew up in the Gilroy area, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, eventually becoming a medical technician. After the war, returned to California.

Narrator Sumiko Yamauchi

Nisei female. Born January 11, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents ran a florist shop. During World War II, sent to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived and worked with family at Seabrook Farms, New Jersey, before leaving to attend school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eventually returned to …

Narrator Grayce Uyehara

Nisei female. Born July 4, 1919. Raised in Stockton, California. During World War II, removed during senior year at College of the Pacific, Stockton, California. Incarcerated at the Stockton Assembly Center and Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Resettled with family members in Philadelphia. Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work. Active volunteer with the …

Narrator James Nishimura

Nisei male. Born February 6, 1930, in Seattle, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. While in camp, was allowed to leave to attend high school for one year in the nearby town of Eden, Idaho. After leaving camp, Mr. Nishimura moved to …
Miyuki Yasui Interview (ddr-one-7-28)
vh Miyuki Yasui Interview (ddr-one-7-28)
Nisei female. Born September 18, 1926, in South Pasadena, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Attended college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after leaving camp. Eventually married and moved to Portland, Oregon.

(This material is based upon work …

Edward J. Phelan speaking to Walter Nash (ddr-njpa-1-998)
img Edward J. Phelan speaking to Walter Nash (ddr-njpa-1-998)
Caption on reverse: "4/26/44. Leaders of International Labor Conference held in the U.S. Walter Nash (right), Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, who was elected president of the 26th International Labor Organization Conference in Philadelphia, in the Eastern U.S. State of Pennsylvania, confers with Edward J. Phelan (left), secretary-general of the conference, during the opening session …
Kazuko Uno Bill Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-219)
vh Kazuko Uno Bill Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-219)
Nisei female. Born June 5, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Raised in South Park, Washington where family operated a small produce farm. Attended Cleveland High School and the University of Washington. Was in senior year of college on December 7, 1941. Father picked up by FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor and sent to Missoula internment …
Ruby Inouye Interview (ddr-densho-1000-143)
vh Ruby Inouye Interview (ddr-densho-1000-143)
Nisei female. Born November 17, 1920, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, and graduated salutatorian from Broadway High School. Was enrolled in the pre-medical program at the University of Washington on December 7, 1941. During the war, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend the …
Kazuko Uno Bill Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-211)
vh Kazuko Uno Bill Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-211)
Nisei female. Born June 5, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Raised in South Park, Washington where family operated a small produce farm. Attended Cleveland High School and the University of Washington. Was in senior year of college on December 7, 1941. Father picked up by FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor and sent to Missoula internment …
War Relocation Authority publication:
doc War Relocation Authority publication: "Philadelphia" (ddr-densho-35-419)
Pamphlet produced by the Philadelphia District Office of the War Relocation Authority (WRA). Provides testimonials by Japanese Americans who had recently resettled to Philadelphia from the camps. Many WRA publications, such as this one, portrayed the resettlement experience in a positive light to attract Japanese Americans to the Midwest and East Coast.
Newsletter:
doc Newsletter: "Penn-Notes" (ddr-densho-35-416)
Newsletter produced mainly by Nisei who resettled to Philadelphia from the camps. Includes information on housing, employment, schools, and social events for the Japanese American community.
War Relocation Authority publication (ddr-densho-35-420)
doc War Relocation Authority publication (ddr-densho-35-420)
Pamphlet published by the Philadelphia District Office of the War Relocation Authority (WRA) titled: "Invitation to Philadelphia." Provides testimonials by recently resettled Japanese Americans as well as education and employment information about the city. Many WRA publications, such as this one, portrayed the resettlement experience in a positive light to attract Japanese Americans to the Midwest …
Invoice from John Wyeth & Brother (ddr-densho-319-535)
doc Invoice from John Wyeth & Brother (ddr-densho-319-535)
Invoice for pharmaceutical purchases made by T.K. Pharmacy from John Wyeth & Brother.
Invoice from Sharp V. Dohme (ddr-densho-319-528)
doc Invoice from Sharp V. Dohme (ddr-densho-319-528)
Invoice for a purchase of Sucrets made by T.K. Pharmacy from Sharp V. Dohme.
Western Union Telegram to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-555)
doc Western Union Telegram to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-555)
Telegram to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Margaret Saito informing her inability to attend the wedding and promising a letter. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-551 and ddr-densho-356-577.
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