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Narrator Dorothy Kuwaye

Nisei female. Born May 7, 1928, in Covina, California. At young age, suffered an accident in which she was hit by a car, and was raised by a non-Japanese American family. During World War II, rejoined biological family in the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Lived for a time in New …

Narrator Bacon Sakatani

Nisei male. Born August 23, 1929, in El Monte, California. Grew up in El Monte, before being removed with family during World War II to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Returned to California after leaving camp, and opened a produce market and did gardening work. Active with various Japanese …

Narrator Amy Iwasaki Mass

Nisei female. Born July 5, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father ran a produce business. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to family home in Los Angeles. Became a social worker, one of the …

Narrator Art Okuno

Nisei male. Born September 15, 1921, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in Heart Mountain, served as scoutmaster …
Frank Emi Interview II (ddr-densho-122-20)
vh Frank Emi Interview II (ddr-densho-122-20)
Nisei male. Born September 23, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Attended Los Angeles City College for one year before leaving to run the family produce business. Married and had a daughter before being removed to Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. The leader of Heart Mountain's Fair Play Committee, was convicted of …
Frank Emi Interview I (ddr-densho-122-5)
vh Frank Emi Interview I (ddr-densho-122-5)
Nisei male. Born September 23, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Attended Los Angeles City College for one year before leaving to run the family produce business. Married and had a daughter before being removed to Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. The leader of Heart Mountain's Fair Play Committee, was convicted of …
Frank Emi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-9)
vh Frank Emi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-9)
Nisei male. Born September 23, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Attended Los Angeles City College for one year before leaving to run the family produce business. Married and had a daughter before being removed to Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. The leader of Heart Mountain's Fair Play Committee, was convicted of …
Takashi Hoshizaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-290)
vh Takashi Hoshizaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-290)
Nisei male. Born October 3, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents owned and operated a produce store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in Heart Mountain, decided to resist the draft, and attended meetings of …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 4 No. 81 (February 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-168)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 4 No. 81 (February 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-168)
Selected article titles: "Stores Will Be Closed Monday" (p. 1), "Registration Returns... Teletype From Myer Reports On 7 Centers" (p. 1), "Dr. Chapman Will Visit City Enroute East On Speaking Tour" (p. 1), "Panel Will Issue Ration Books to Persons Leaving Project" (p. 1), "Registration... 2 Poston Units Near End" (p. 1), "Rally Cancelled By California …

Narrator Takashi Hoshizaki

Nisei male. Born October 3, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where parents owned and operated a produce store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in Heart Mountain, decided to resist the draft, and attended meetings of …

Narrator Frank Emi

Nisei male. Born September 23, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Attended Los Angeles City College for one year before leaving to run the family produce business. Married and had a daughter before being removed to Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. The leader of Heart Mountain's Fair Play Committee, was convicted of …

Narrator Jimi Yamaichi

Nisei male. Born October 27, 1922. Grew up in San Jose, California, where his father had a farming operation. Incarcerated in the Pomona Assembly Center, Heart Mountain concentration camp and Tule Lake Segregation Center. Worked on an engineering crew on the Shoshone Dam, and later was a carpentry foreman in Tule Lake. Was in Tule during …
CSU Dominguez Hills Takano Family Papers (ddr-csujad-42)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Takano Family Papers (ddr-csujad-42)
The Takano Family Papers contains materials from members of the Takano Family in Los Angeles, California, including Issei immigrants, Itsuhei and Tomoyo Takano and Kumaji and Tsuruno Meguro, and their Nisei children, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano. The papers covers from prewar through post-war, including the period of the forced evacuation and incarceration during the war …
Dave Kawamoto Interview (ddr-densho-122-9)
vh Dave Kawamoto Interview (ddr-densho-122-9)
Nisei male. Born December 16, 1916, in Cupertino, California. Attended San Jose State College, where he was an NCAA wrestling champion. Immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, tried to enlist in the U.S. Air Corps, but was refused on account of his Japanese ancestry. Was one semester short of earning a business degree when he …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 9 (September 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-644)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 9 (September 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-644)
General information bulletin, series 9, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 11, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: WRA statement released; Temporary court system planned; No favoritism at mess halls; Line-up of talent under way; Armband return requested; Pomona paychecks still issued; Scout movement …

Narrator Dave Kawamoto

Nisei male. Born December 16, 1916 in Cupertino, California. Attended San Jose State College, where he was an NCAA wrestling champion. Immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, tried to enlist in the U.S. Air Corps, but was refused on account of his Japanese ancestry. Was one semester short of earning a business degree when he …

Narrator Bob Suzuki

Nisei-han male. Born January 2, 1936, in Portland, Oregon, where father worked for the railroad. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, family moved to a small community outside of Spokane, Washington, to farm. Went to UC Berkeley and Caltech, then taught at …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 16 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-650)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 16 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-650)
General information bulletin, series 16, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 24, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: First report beet farms in Wyoming, Montana; Wyoming Governor visits Heart Mountain; Statement on compensation released; Block administrators, Chairmen listed; Dramatic classes to be held bi-weekly; …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 21 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-654)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 21 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-654)
General information bulletin, series 21, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 3, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Heart Mountain High School opens Tuesday; Break in water pipe repaired; Heart Mountain court site picked; Schedule of religious services; Weekday activities; Memorial services to be …
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