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Narrator Asano Terao

Issei female. Born 1897 in Hiroshima, Japan. Graduated from Shintoku Jikka Girls' High School. Married Mr. Shizuto Terao, an Issei who returned to Japan temporarily from the U.S., through an arranged marriage, and immigrated to the U.S. Lived in Seattle until they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to stay with her cousin in the spring …

Narrator Fred Nagai

Nisei male. Born June 25, 1918, in Selleck, Washington. Grew up in Selleck, a lumber community, before moving with family to Santa Monica, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, before returning to California.
Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-8)
doc Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-8)
A a travel journal written by Kenji Kawabe of his time away from the Poston camp, Arizona from May 9 through June 2, 1944. He visited the Granada camp in Colorado and Salt Lake and the Topaz camp in Utah, meeting his friends and going sightseeing and shopping. See this object in the California State Universities …
Letter from Wilbur E. Peacock, Manager, and H. L. Gee, Senior Interviewer, War Manpower Commission, United States Employment Service, to George Naohara, April 29, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-556)
doc Letter from Wilbur E. Peacock, Manager, and H. L. Gee, Senior Interviewer, War Manpower Commission, United States Employment Service, to George Naohara, April 29, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-556)
A letter from War Manpower Commission and United States Employment Service to George Nobuo Naohara in Salt Lake, Utah, where he has been employed as a farm laborer. It informs that his request for certificate of separation from the work was denied due to insufficient reasons. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Postcard from Irene Ibana to Mitzi Naohara, March 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-400)
doc Postcard from Irene Ibana to Mitzi Naohara, March 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-400)
A postcard from Iye Irene Ibana who left the Poston camp in Arizona for Detroit, Michigan. She wrote from Salt Lake, Utah, during her trip. It was sent to Mitzi while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 28. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …

Narrator Masuko Oyama

Nisei female. Born February 21, 1927, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel business. During World War II, removed with family the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, attended high school for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, before returning to Portland.
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 9 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-84)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 9 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-84)
Selected article titles: "48 Hunt Men to Report For Induction April 27. Group to Leave for Ft. Douglas, Utah; 9 Still on Reserve List" (p. 1), "New Board On Relocation Formed Here" (p. 1), "Draftee May Get Defect Statement From Dr. Neher" (p. 1), "Ban On Italian Aliens Lifted " (p. 1), "Nisei Discharged For N.J. …

Narrator Fumi Kaseguma

Nisei female. Born April 20, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Spent one summer in Japan just before the onset of war between the U.S. and Japan. Incarcerated at the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp as part of the National Youth Administration, and worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Chicago, …

Narrator Sam Naito

Nisei male. Born December 10, 1921, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where father ran a store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family took advantage of the "voluntary evacuation" period and moved to Salt Lake City. Mr. Naito attended the Utah and served in Military Intelligence during the war. Returned to Portland and established …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 5 (February 3, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 5 (February 3, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-5)
Selected article titles: "Early Senate move on Mongolian labor bill urged by JACL" (p. 1), "'Home Again' lauded by Utah congressman as clear testimony of U.S. way of life" (p. 1), "White River Valley civic, business leaders sign petition to aid evacuees" (p. 1), "Nisei nominations by Ike in Senate" (p. 1), "Nisei columnist sees repercussions …

Narrator Nelson Takeo Akagi

Nisei male. Born July 27, 1923, in Lindsay, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved with family to Idaho for "voluntary evacuation," where they worked harvesting sugar beets for the U&I Sugar Company. Volunteered for the army during World War II. Served with the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, and was present at the liberation of …

Narrator Harry Kawahara

Nisei male. Born September 14, 1931, in San Leandro, California. Grew up in San Leandro, where father ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, moved with family to Salt Lake City for a year before returning to San Leandro. After …
Asano Terao Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-108)
vh Asano Terao Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-108)
Issei female. Born 1897 in Hiroshima, Japan. Graduated from Shintoku Jikka Girls' High School. Married Mr. Shizuto Terao, an Issei who returned to Japan temporarily from the U.S., through an arranged marriage, and immigrated to the U.S. Lived in Seattle until they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to stay with her cousin in the spring …
Asano Terao Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-109)
vh Asano Terao Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-109)
Issei female. Born 1897 in Hiroshima, Japan. Graduated from Shintoku Jikka Girls' High School. Married Mr. Shizuto Terao, an Issei who returned to Japan temporarily from the U.S., through an arranged marriage, and immigrated to the U.S. Lived in Seattle until they moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, to stay with her cousin in the spring …
CSU Dominguez Hills Kuwahara Family Papers (ddr-csujad-35)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Kuwahara Family Papers (ddr-csujad-35)
The Kuwahara Family Papers contains documentation of the Kuwahara family depicting the daily life and people incarcerated in the Poston camp in Arizona during World War II. Materials include: junior high school, high school, and camp community newsletters in both Japanese and English, a short travel journal written by Kenji Kaware of his time away from …
State capital bldg. (ddr-csujad-38-81)
img State capital bldg. (ddr-csujad-38-81)
A professional photograph titled: The state capital bldg. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 20. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_20_002
Mormon Battalion Monument capitol grounds (ddr-csujad-38-74)
img Mormon Battalion Monument capitol grounds (ddr-csujad-38-74)
A professional photograph titled: Mormon Battalion Monument capitol grounds, Salt Lake City. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 19. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_19_001
Birds eye view of Salt Lake City and mountains (ddr-csujad-38-82)
img Birds eye view of Salt Lake City and mountains (ddr-csujad-38-82)
A professional photograph titled: Birds eye view of Salt Lake City and mountains. A photo from "George Naohara photo album" (csudh_nao_0001), page 20. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_01_20_003
Letter from A. Clair Barret, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority to George Naohara, January 28, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-561)
doc Letter from A. Clair Barret, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority to George Naohara, January 28, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-561)
A letter from A. Clair Barret, Relocation Officer, War Relocation Authority to George Nobuo Naohara, an incarceree at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. It warns that his re-induction in the Jerome camp has not been approved yet and he will forfeit his right to take indefinite leave. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Grace F. Oshita Interview (ddr-densho-1013-4)
vh Grace F. Oshita Interview (ddr-densho-1013-4)
Nisei female. Born January 2, 1925, in San Francisco, California. Spent childhood in San Francisco where family operated successful miso factory and grocery store. Father arrested by FBI in February 1942 and sent to Fort Lincoln internment camp, North Dakota. Family removed to Tanforan Assembly Center and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Graduated from Topaz High School …

Narrator Toru Sakahara

Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the war to Salt Lake City, Utah, and returned to Seattle after the end of World War II. Mr. Sakahara worked on behalf of individuals filing claims for restitution under the Evacuation …
Masuko Oyama Interview (ddr-one-7-51)
vh Masuko Oyama Interview (ddr-one-7-51)
Nisei female. Born February 21, 1927, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a hotel business. During World War II, removed with family the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, attended high school for a time in Salt Lake City, Utah, before returning to Portland.

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Sam Naito Interview (ddr-one-7-1)
vh Sam Naito Interview (ddr-one-7-1)
Nisei male. Born December 10, 1921, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where father ran a store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family took advantage of the "voluntary evacuation" period and moved to Salt Lake City. Mr. Naito attended the Utah and served in Military Intelligence during the war. Returned to Portland and established …

Narrator Grace F. Oshita

Nisei female. Born January 2, 1925, in San Francisco, California. Spent childhood in San Francisco where family operated successful miso factory and grocery store. Father arrested by FBI in February 1942 and sent to Fort Lincoln internment camp, North Dakota. Family removed to Tanforan Assembly Center and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Graduated from Topaz High School …
U.S. generals in charge of the Pacific Theater (ddr-njpa-1-1418)
img U.S. generals in charge of the Pacific Theater (ddr-njpa-1-1418)
Caption on reverse: Headquarters South Pacific Base Command--Stars glittered under a bright tropical sun as five Pacific generals posed for an Army photographer following a review presented by the 25th Infantry Division, veterans of Guadalcanal and New Georgia, for Lieut. Gen. R.C. Richardson, Jr., Commanding General of Pacific Ocean Areas, during his recent inspection tour of …
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