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Narrator Chizuko Judy Sugita de Quieiroz

Nisei female. Born September 15, 1932, in Lodi, California. Grew up in Jersey Island, a small island in the Sacramento Delta. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned with family to Los Angeles, California. Graduated from Long Beach State and earned a …
Soldier and mother (ddr-densho-151-45)
img Soldier and mother (ddr-densho-151-45)
Original WRA caption: Florin, Sacramento County, California. A soldier and his mother in a strawberry field. The soldier, age 23, volunteered July 10, 1941, and is stationed at Camp Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was furloughed to help his mother and family prepare for their evacuation. He is youngest of six years children, two of them volunteers …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 5 (February 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 5 (February 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-5)
Selected article titles: "JACL's seven point legislative program for 85th Congress bard Larger quotas for Japan, speed up on claims program among JACL objectives" (p. 1); "Race Discrimination report submitted to Washington Governor" (p.1); "Protest against Dr. Sammy Lee moving to Santa Ana change to welcome signs" (p. 1); "Nisei killed in air crash over school" …

Narrator Sumiko M. Yamamoto

Nisei female. Born May 12, 1925, in Spreckels, California. Moved frequently with family as a child, eventually settling in Gilroy, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Following father's desire to repatriate to Japan, transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp, California, when it …

Narrator Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Nisei male. Born November 8, 1922, in Sacramento, California. Spent childhood and adolescence in Loomis, California, before spending senior year in high school in Los Angeles, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to Marysville Assembly Center, California, and then to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Resisted the draft and renounced U.S. citizenship, remaining with …

Narrator Paul Takagi

Nisei male. Born May 3, 1923, in Auburn, California. Grew up in the Sacramento Valley, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Worked as a hospital orderly in camp. Forced to sit with a young man who had been shot during the "Manzanar Riot," and quit job …
Takeharu Inouye Collection (ddr-densho-365)
Collection Takeharu Inouye Collection (ddr-densho-365)
At the age of thirteen, Takeharu Inouye and his immediate family experienced forced relocation to the Sacramento Assembly Center (Walerga), and were subsequently moved to the Tule Lake concentration camp. They remained at Tule Lake for the duration of WWII due to their "disloyal" sentiments. Takeharu recorded his experiences at Tule Lake in three diaries, which …
Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-770)
img Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-770)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Center residents arrive by truck from Amache to board the trains for California or other sections of the country in which they have decided to relocate. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942, when the first group …
Letter to Domoto Bros. Nursery (ddr-densho-356-199)
doc Letter to Domoto Bros. Nursery (ddr-densho-356-199)
Envelope addressed to Domoto Bros. postmarked Dec. 27, 1922 Santa Rosa, California. Stored in the envelope were two letters and three postcard. First letter stored in envelope is to Mr. Domoto from K. Nagasawa of Santa Rosa dated Dec. 27, 1922. The letter is an acknowledgment of a shipment of flowers as a gift, and a …
Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn (ddr-densho-1000-96)
vh Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn (ddr-densho-1000-96)
This is an intergenerational, group interview of members of the Tsutakawa family. Ayame Tsutakawa is a Kibei female born 1924 in Hollywood, California, then sent to Japan to live with relatives when thirteen months old. She returned to the United States at the age of twelve. During WWII, she was incarcerated in the Sacramento Assembly Center …