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People on stairs in front of building (ddr-densho-402-20)
img People on stairs in front of building (ddr-densho-402-20)
Written on back: "Reno, Nevada. 4-28-45. Bob, Gladys, Martha."
Art Imagire Interview (ddr-manz-1-34)
vh Art Imagire Interview (ddr-manz-1-34)
Nisei male. Born August 1, 1933, in Oakland, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, moved with family to Reno, Nevada, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Attended the University of Nevada and later worked for an aerospace company. Presently resides in Sacramento, California.

Narrator Art Imagire

Nisei male. Born August 1, 1933, in Oakland, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, moved with family to Reno, Nevada, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Attended the University of Nevada and later worked for an aerospace company.
Testimony of Ron Wakabayashi (ddr-densho-67-212)
doc Testimony of Ron Wakabayashi (ddr-densho-67-212)
Written testimony of Ron Wakabayashi, born in Reno, Nevada. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Psychological Impact and Redress." Personal information excised by Densho.
Dorothy Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-42)
vh Dorothy Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-42)
Nisei female. Born February 10, 1921, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Santa Monica, California. Married prior to World War II. During the war, removed with husband to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Reno, Nevada, and eventually moved to Los Angeles.

Narrator Dorothy Ikkanda

Nisei female. Born February 10, 1921, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Santa Monica, California. Married prior to World War II. During the war, removed with husband to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp for Reno, Nevada, and eventually moved to Los Angeles.

Narrator Tom Ikkanda

Nisei male. Born August 22, 1917, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Worked for a reservoir maintenance crew in camp. Left camp for Reno, Nevada, finding work as an aviation mechanic. Later returned to Los Angeles, establishing a business as an auto mechanic.
Tom Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-41)
vh Tom Ikkanda Interview (ddr-manz-1-41)
Nisei male. Born August 22, 1917, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Worked for a reservoir maintenance crew in camp. Left camp for Reno, Nevada, finding work as an aviation mechanic. Later returned to Los Angeles, establishing a business as an auto mechanic.
Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-5)
img Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-5)
The photograph was taken in front of Police Department at Manzanar camp with a car parked in front, license plate M115. A number of people are gathered around each side of the vehicle as it gets ready to depart Manzanar incarceration camp en route to Reno, Nevada. Caption reads: Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon …
Postcard from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-378)
doc Postcard from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-378)
A postcard from George Nobuo Naohara to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. He writes from Reno, Nevada, and describes what he witnesses there. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 17. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_18_002

Narrator Ron Wakabayashi

Sansei male. Born November 13, 1944, in Reno, Nevada, where parents had resettled after leaving the concentration camps in Topaz, Utah, and Rohwer, Arkansas, during World War II. Grew up in East Los Angeles. Involved in a number of community social service organizations in Los Angeles, such as Oriental Concern and the Asian American Drug Abuse …
Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-6)
img Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-6)
The photograph was taken outside the gates at Manzanar on November 18, 1943. A War Relocaiton Authority station wagon is leaving Manzanar incarceration camp en route to Reno, Nevada, the car is driving between the military police stationed at the gate. A sign can be seen with a 20 mph speed limit, and "Stop Military Police." …
Uniform straight bill of lading (ddr-csujad-42-107)
doc Uniform straight bill of lading (ddr-csujad-42-107)
An uniform straight bill of lading issued by Southern Pacific Lines in Reno, Nevada. It provides the information on the shipment that one box containing mechanical hand tools is shipped from Tom Nakashima to Fumio Fred Takano in the Gila River incarceration camp. The destination is listed as Casa Grande, Arizona. See also item: csudh_tak_0108. See …
Freight bill (ddr-csujad-42-108)
doc Freight bill (ddr-csujad-42-108)
Two carbon copies of a freight bill for the shipment of mechanical hand tools from Tom Nakashima to Fumio Fred Tankano in the Gila River incarceration camp. Issued by Southern Pacific Company. See also item: csudh_tak_0107. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_57_001
Camps couldn't contain pride of American Japanese (ddr-csujad-55-2378)
doc Camps couldn't contain pride of American Japanese (ddr-csujad-55-2378)
Newspaper clipping published in "Reno gazette-journal" regarding the author's opinion on the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2484
Ron Wakabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-460)
vh Ron Wakabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-460)
Sansei male. Born November 13, 1944, in Reno, Nevada, where parents had resettled after leaving the concentration camps in Topaz, Utah, and Rohwer, Arkansas, during World War II. Grew up in East Los Angeles. Involved in a number of community social service organizations in Los Angeles, such as Oriental Concern and the Asian American Drug Abuse …
Letter from W. S. Hislop, Associate Construction Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, April 23, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-110)
doc Letter from W. S. Hislop, Associate Construction Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, April 23, 1945 (ddr-csujad-42-110)
A letter from W. S. Hislop, Associate Construction Superintendent, Gila River Project, War Relocation Authority, United States Department of the Interior. It appears that the shipment from Tom Nakashima in Reno Nevada has arrived at the Gila River incarceration camp and been inspected. The letter certifies that the shipment contains mechanic hand tools which belong to …
Photograph of a departure by WRA escort en route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-7)
img Photograph of a departure by WRA escort en route to Reno (ddr-csujad-47-7)
Photograph of a "departure by WRA escort in station wagon en route to Reno." The license plate is M115 and there are at least five people in the car with luggage tied on to the tailgate. Barracks and utility poles can be seen in the background as well as the Sierra Nevada. Quoted description is from …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 23 (June 8, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 23 (June 8, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-23)
Selected article titles: "Mayor Taft Cities C.L. for Progress of Nisei in U.S." (p. 1), "Nisei vet bucks housing bias in Las Vegas" (p. 1), "Letter to San Francisco editor bares discrimination against Nisei home-buyer" (p. 1), "Clovis Nisei float wins first prize" (p. 3), "Bookkeeper admits theft from doctors, $10,000 involved" (p. 3), "Reno CL …
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