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Narrator Richard Konda

Sansei male. Born February 27, 1951, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco and attended UC Berkeley. Went to law school at Santa Clara and became involved in Asian law student groups and the Asian Law Alliance. Continued community work after law school and was involved in founding the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee in San …
Motor vehicle registration form, WCCA form FRB-4 (ddr-csujad-46-26)
doc Motor vehicle registration form, WCCA form FRB-4 (ddr-csujad-46-26)
Instructions and agreement for forced evacuees regarding disposition of motor vehicles, WCCA form FRB-4, from the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Wartime Civil Control Administration, San Francisco, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csus_nac_0026
Japanese family, 1960s (ddr-csujad-25-323)
img Japanese family, 1960s (ddr-csujad-25-323)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Includes photographs most likely taken in 1960s. There is also a photograph of the Golden Gate Bridge located in San Francisco, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_10_01_033
Lloyd K. Wake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-330)
vh Lloyd K. Wake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-330)
Nisei male. Born January 12, 1922, in Reedley, California. Grew up in Reedley, where parents ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp in 1943 to attend Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, and entered the ministry. After the war, lived in San Francisco, California, and …
Fred Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1015-9)
vh Fred Oda Interview (ddr-densho-1015-9)
Nisei male. Born September 2, 1923, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville, where parents operated a joint barbershop and bathhouse business. During World War II, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before returning to Watsonville. Attended barber school in San Francisco, …
Instructions to evacuees regarding disposition of motor vehicles (ddr-csujad-46-28)
doc Instructions to evacuees regarding disposition of motor vehicles (ddr-csujad-46-28)
Motor Vehicle Registration Form and agreement, WCCA form FRB-3, for "evacuees" to deliver to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csus_nac_0028
Takarazuka musumes (ddr-csujad-11-9)
img Takarazuka musumes (ddr-csujad-11-9)
The arrival of a Japanese dance troupe, the Takarazuka, in San Francisco. From page 5 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_05_001
Takarazukas at Sigmund Stern Grove (ddr-csujad-11-11)
img Takarazukas at Sigmund Stern Grove (ddr-csujad-11-11)
The Takarazuka theater group perform in Sigmund Stern Grove in San Francisco. From page 6 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_06_001
Students reciting Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-153)
img Students reciting Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-153)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Flag of allegiance pledge at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets. Children in families of Japanese ancestry were evacuated with their parents and will be housed for the duration in War Relocation Authority centers where facilities will be provided for them to continue their education.
Schoolchildren with American flag (ddr-densho-151-53)
img Schoolchildren with American flag (ddr-densho-151-53)
Original WRA caption: San Francisco, California. Flag of allegiance pledge at Raphael Weill Public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets. Children in families of Japanese ancestry were evacuated with their parents and will be housed for the duration in War Relocation Authority centers where facilities will be provided for them to continue their education.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 16 (April 20, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 16 (April 20, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-16)
Selected article titles: "Colorado Nisei Named as Top Farmer of Year" (p. 1), "State supreme court backs up Nisei in damage suit against sand-rock firm" (p. 1), "Senate Passes Bill Amending Fulbright Act" (p. 1), "JACL Regional Office Vandalized, Burglarized for Sixth Time" (p. 1), "JACL raps flood of anti-Semitic letters" (p. 1), "Tokyo Rose to …

Narrator Shirley Nagatomi Okabe

Nisei female. Born February 7, 1937, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, where father was a prominent Buddhist minister. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to California. Father was instrumental in the planning and building of the cemetery …

Narrator Nancy K. Araki

Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

Narrator Yoshiye Handa Yasuda

Nisei female. Born August 26, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco's Japantown neighborhood, where father ran a carpentry business. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco with parents and finished high school. While still in …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 2 (January 8, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 2 (January 8, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-2)
Selected article titles: "Prop. 14 Upheld in First Test at Orange County" (p.1), "President Johnson Outlines His Thoughts of Great Society" (p.1-2), "California Braceros No More-Growers Uncertain about Future" (p.1), "San Francisco Main Port for Issei Emigres" (p.3), "Preparation Needed to Cope with Japanese Visitors to Hawaii" (p.3).
Takarazuka ballet (ddr-csujad-11-53)
img Takarazuka ballet (ddr-csujad-11-53)
Takarazuka girls and elected festival queens, photographed in the Sigmund Stern Grove in San Francisco. From page 20 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_20_001
Exclusion orders posted in vacated restaurant (ddr-densho-151-127)
img Exclusion orders posted in vacated restaurant (ddr-densho-151-127)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Civilian Exclusion Order Number 5, ordering evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry, posted in a vacant store window on Grant Avenue in Chinatown. This establishment, like many others in Chinatown, was operated by proprietors of Japanese descent. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.
Bus leaving for Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-262)
img Bus leaving for Tanforan Assembly Center (ddr-densho-151-262)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry are part of a group of 600 persons being evacuated on this morning to the assembly center. The Japanese American Citizens League headquarters is being used as a Wartime Civil Control Administration station. Prior to evacuation orders it was used as a language school.
School children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-125)
img School children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance (ddr-densho-151-125)
Original caption: San Francisco, California. Many children of Japanese ancestry attended Raphael Weill public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets, prior to evacuation. This scene shows first- graders during flag pledge ceremony. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. Provision will be effected for the continuance of education.

Narrator Alice Setsuko Sekino Hirai

Nisei/Sansei female. Born November 8, 1939, in San Francisco, California. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Family resettled in Salt Lake City, Utah. Moved to San Francisco after one year and back to Salt Lake City in 1950. Attended University of Utah and studied nursing. Speaks to school groups about family's …

Narrator Ayako Tsurutani

Nisei female. Born May 6, 1913, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, and was married before World War II. During the war, removed with husband to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, husband, an attorney, worked for the legal aid division, then served with the Office of Strategic Services. After leaving …
Envelope from Yokohama Specie Bank, LID., to Tomosuke Masukawa, January 22, 1901 (ddr-csujad-38-532)
doc Envelope from Yokohama Specie Bank, LID., to Tomosuke Masukawa, January 22, 1901 (ddr-csujad-38-532)
An envelope from Yokohama Shōkin Ginkō, San Francisco, California to Tomosuke Masukawa in Seligman, Arizona. It contains the U.S. postal money order receipts, which are found in items: csudh_nao_0500, csudh_nao_0501, csudh_nao_0502, and csudh_nao_0503. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_05_01_005
Orphans at Manzanar Childrens' Village (ddr-densho-151-443)
img Orphans at Manzanar Childrens' Village (ddr-densho-151-443)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuee orphans from an institution in San Francisco who are now established for the duration in the Childrens' Village at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Mrs. Harry Matsumoto, a University of California graduate, and her husband are superintendants of the Childrens' Village where 65 …
Letter from Harold Johnson to Tsuneo Iwata, April 16, 1942 (ddr-csujad-46-16)
doc Letter from Harold Johnson to Tsuneo Iwata, April 16, 1942 (ddr-csujad-46-16)
Letter from Harold Johnson field representative of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to Tsuneo Iwata, president of the Turlock social Club, in regards to mass removal preparation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csus_nac_0016
Kamie Taenaka, Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, San Francisco International Airport (ddr-csujad-25-136)
img Kamie Taenaka, Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, San Francisco International Airport (ddr-csujad-25-136)
A photograph of Kamie Taenaka and other tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist taken at San Francisco International Airport. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_008
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