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Dale Minami Interview I (ddr-densho-1012-6)
vh Dale Minami Interview I (ddr-densho-1012-6)
Sansei male. Born in Los Angeles, California on October 13, 1946, and grew up in Gardena, California. Received B.A. in Political Science from University of Southern California, graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1968. Received J.D., 1971, from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California. Mr. Minami was a co-founder of the …
Janice Sakamoto - Beth Shironaka Interview (ddr-densho-1012-11)
vh Janice Sakamoto - Beth Shironaka Interview (ddr-densho-1012-11)
This interview is with two Sansei women and focuses on their experiences growing up and learning about their Nisei parents' wartime incarceration experiences.

(This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of …

Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. Family moved to the Fresno area to avoid going to camp, but was still sent to the Fresno assembly center, California. Was a member of an advance crew that went early to help set up the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas.

(This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage …

Spark M. Matsunaga Interview (ddr-densho-1007-3)
vh Spark M. Matsunaga Interview (ddr-densho-1007-3)
Nisei male. Born October 9, 1916, in Kukui'ula, Kauai'i, Hawaii. During World War II, served as an original member of the 100th Infantry Battalion, later the 1st Battalion of the 442nd Regimental Combat team, and also with the Military Intelligence Service. In 1954, was elected to the Hawai'i Territorial Legislature. He was later elected to Congress, …
Frank Emi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-9)
vh Frank Emi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-9)
Nisei male. Born September 23, 1916, in Los Angeles, California. Attended Los Angeles City College for one year before leaving to run the family produce business. Married and had a daughter before being removed to Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. The leader of Heart Mountain's Fair Play Committee, was convicted of …
Hisaye Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1002-10)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1002-10)
Nisei female. Born August 23, 1921, in Redondo Beach, California. Raised in California before mass removal to Parker Dam Assembly Center, Arizona, which was later converted into Poston concentration camp. An aspiring writer, worked for the camp newspaper, the Poston Chronicle, while incarcerated. After leaving camp, returned to California and worked for the Los Angeles Tribune. …
Aiko Herzig Interview (ddr-densho-1002-8)
vh Aiko Herzig Interview (ddr-densho-1002-8)
Nisei female. Born August 5, 1924, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento and Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and transferred to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Washington representative and researcher for National Council for Japanese American Redress (NCJAR) and primary archival researcher for Commission on Wartime Relocation …
Jimmie Omura Interview (ddr-densho-1002-11)
vh Jimmie Omura Interview (ddr-densho-1002-11)
Nisei male. Born November 27, 1912, on Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved to Denver and took a job as English Editor of a Japanese American vernacular newspaper, the Rocky Shimpo. As editor, wrote about and supported the Fair Play Committee in Heart Mountain concentration camp. Was charged and tried for conspiracy …
Three mannequins in kimonos (ddr-densho-475-468)
img Three mannequins in kimonos (ddr-densho-475-468)
Black and white photograph of three female mannequins in Japanese kimono on display at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Court of Pacifica statue (ddr-densho-475-483)
img Court of Pacifica statue (ddr-densho-475-483)
Black and white photograph of the statue at the Court of Pacifica at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Court of Pacifica (ddr-densho-475-450)
img Court of Pacifica (ddr-densho-475-450)
Black and white photograph of the Court of Pacifica at the Golden Gate International Exposition. Written on album page below the image is "Pacifica" in white pencil. Written across the top of the page is "Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-1940" in white pencil.
Choir (ddr-densho-475-474)
img Choir (ddr-densho-475-474)
Black and white photograph of a choir in costume.
Five men on a bridge (ddr-densho-475-497)
img Five men on a bridge (ddr-densho-475-497)
Black and white photograph of five unidentified men standing on a bridge at the Pacific Area at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Swan boat (ddr-densho-475-463)
img Swan boat (ddr-densho-475-463)
Black and white photograph of swan boats on a manmade body of water in the Pacific Area at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Court of Pacifica at night (ddr-densho-475-501)
img Court of Pacifica at night (ddr-densho-475-501)
Black and white photograph of the Court of Pacifica lit up at night, at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
International flags (ddr-densho-475-485)
img International flags (ddr-densho-475-485)
Black and white photograph of flags at the Pacific Area at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Two men sitting by fountain (ddr-densho-475-513)
img Two men sitting by fountain (ddr-densho-475-513)
Black and white photograph of two unidentified men sitting in front of a fountain by the Tower of the Sun at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Pedestrians in front of Henry Clive
img Pedestrians in front of Henry Clive "Hindu Rope Trick" building (ddr-densho-475-515)
Black and white photograph of pedestrians walking in front of the "Henry Clive Presents His "Temple of Mystery" With the Hindu Rope Trick" building at the Golden Gate International Exposition. (negative: object ddr-densho-475-114)
Mariachi band and dancers (ddr-densho-475-498)
img Mariachi band and dancers (ddr-densho-475-498)
Black and white photograph of mariachi band and dancers at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Frank Miwa and friend (ddr-densho-475-516)
img Frank Miwa and friend (ddr-densho-475-516)
Black and white photograph of Frank Hidenobu Miwa (right) and an unidentified friend (left). Note from donor reads "Frank on right"
Fountain and building (ddr-densho-475-452)
img Fountain and building (ddr-densho-475-452)
Black and white photograph of a fountain and building at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Man in front of Japanese Pavilion (ddr-densho-475-511)
img Man in front of Japanese Pavilion (ddr-densho-475-511)
Black and white photograph of an unidentified man in front of the Japanese Pavilion and body of water at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Palm trees by Portals of the Pacific (ddr-densho-475-451)
img Palm trees by Portals of the Pacific (ddr-densho-475-451)
Black and white photograph of palm trees by Portals of the Pacific at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Building and fountain (ddr-densho-475-510)
img Building and fountain (ddr-densho-475-510)
Black and white photograph of a building and fountain.
Japanese Pavilion (ddr-densho-475-481)
img Japanese Pavilion (ddr-densho-475-481)
Black and white photograph of the Japanese Pavilion at the Golden Gate International Exposition.
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