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U.S. Department of Justice Alien Enemy Questionnaire page 2 of 26. (ddr-one-5-121)
doc U.S. Department of Justice Alien Enemy Questionnaire page 2 of 26. (ddr-one-5-121)
Photocopy of a declassified questionnaire used to determine if the person named is to be considered an enemy alien. This page covers questions 4 - 6a of 111. Dr. Koyama lists his names as "Kei, Koyama," Ken Koyäma," "Ken Keizaburo Koyama," and "Dr. Kei Koyama." He lists his time in the United States as living in …
Frank C. Hirahara Collection (ddr-one-1)
Collection Frank C. Hirahara Collection (ddr-one-1)
Photographs taken by Frank C. Hirahara during the post-war resettlement years in Portland, Oregon. This collection includes over 1500 photographic prints, negatives, and 35mm color slides along with personal artifacts and other historical records. These newly discovered images focus on missing facets of Portland’s Japanese American community from 1948 - 1954, as well as Hirahara’s award …
Molly K. Maeda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-420)
vh Molly K. Maeda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-420)
Nisei female. Born November 23, 1919, in Dee, Oregon. Grew up in Dee, where parents had a farm. Finished college before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before returning to …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-208)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-208)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of crowd. Obon dancers inner circle from front to back: Tomi Tsujimura, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ninomiya) Onishi, and Mr. Tsujimura. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-231)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-231)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of a crowd. Obon dancers from left to right: Joe Shiraishi, unidentified woman, Harue Akiyama, and Wako Henjyoji. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-233)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-233)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of crowd. Dancer in center of image with butterflies on kimono is Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Tight rope or bridge, Portland to Camas" (ddr-one-1-151)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. Float depicts the crossing from Portland, Oregon to Camas, Washington with a tightrope walker standing on the Portland side holding a white parasol. Sign above float reads "Tight rope or bridge, Portland …
Rin Miura Interview (ddr-one-7-5)
vh Rin Miura Interview (ddr-one-7-5)
Issei female. Born October 4, 1901, in Fukuda, Japan. Grew up in Japan and immigrated to the U.S. after marrying. Settled in Portland, and during World War II was removed to the Portland assembly center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After the war, returned to Portland.

(This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript …

Frank Hirahara at New Tokyo Bar (ddr-one-1-79)
img Frank Hirahara at New Tokyo Bar (ddr-one-1-79)
Original black and white photographic print of Frank Hirahara and Rose Mae Hara at the New Tokyo Bar in Portland, Oregon. For negative please see ONLC 2856 (ddr-one-1-80).
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-307)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-307)
Black and white photographic negative of small audience watching the Obon dance rehearsal inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Spectators can be seen in balcony. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Lilly Kobayashi Irinaga Interview (ddr-one-7-47)
vh Lilly Kobayashi Irinaga Interview (ddr-one-7-47)
Nisei female. Born April 5, 1929, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel. In 1941, went with family on a trip to Japan to visit family and returned shortly before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, …
George Katagiri Interview (ddr-one-7-24)
vh George Katagiri Interview (ddr-one-7-24)
Nisei male. Born September 22, 1926, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a small grocery store. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, was drafted into the Military Intelligence Service and served in Japan during the U.S. occupation. …
George Azumano Interview (ddr-one-7-32)
vh George Azumano Interview (ddr-one-7-32)
Nisei male. Born June 9, 1918, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel and grocery business. Was drafted into the army prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and was transferred to the army reserves. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, …
Two Issei men in coats (ddr-densho-259-256)
img Two Issei men in coats (ddr-densho-259-256)
Masuo Yasui, right, with a man who may have been Taro Miyake. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Taro Miyake was the editor of a Portland, Oregon, Japanese vernacular newspaper called the Coast Times."
Lury Sato Interview (ddr-one-7-6)
vh Lury Sato Interview (ddr-one-7-6)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1915, in Montavilla, Oregon. Grew up in Portland and attended college before World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband and lived in New York and Washington, D.C. Eventually returned to Portland.

(This material is based …

Yoneko Dozono Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-19-1)
vh Yoneko Dozono Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-19-1)
Growing up in Portland, Oregon

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Lilly Kobayashi Irinaga Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-47-1)
vh Lilly Kobayashi Irinaga Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-47-1)
Born in Portland, Oregon

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Gus Tanaka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-67-1)
vh Gus Tanaka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-67-1)
Childhood memories of Portland, Oregon

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Yoichi
vh Yoichi "Cannon" Kitayama Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-46-1)
Born in Portland, Oregon

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Mary Iwasaki Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-53-1)
vh Mary Iwasaki Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-53-1)
Born in Portland, Oregon

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

George Katagiri Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-24-1)
vh George Katagiri Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-24-1)
Growing up in Portland, Oregon

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-205)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-205)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with arms raised to their left shoulder. In the upper center is a large podium with lanterns. Crowd sits on grass or park benches. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-226)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-226)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in large circle facing a podium in the center with "uchiwa" (fan) in hand. A large crowd watches on from left side of image. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-192)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-192)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with arms raised in front of a crowd. Right row second from the left: Mr. Yoshihara, right row third from left: Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-229)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-229)
Black and white photographic negative of three Obon dancers posing for the camera. From left to right: Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Kathleen “Kathie” Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, and Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This …
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