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Mitsue Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-3)
vh Mitsue Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-3)
Nisei female. Born November 3, 1918, in San Francisco, California. As a young woman, entire family visited Japan for ten months, where she acquired the skill of Japanese typing at the Kumahira Typist Yoseisho in Hiroshima. Returned to the U.S. with most of her family (eldest brother remained in Japan) and was working at the Japanese …
Postcard from Joseph G. Beeaon to Mr. George Naohara, November 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-38-553)
doc Postcard from Joseph G. Beeaon to Mr. George Naohara, November 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-38-553)
A postcard from Joseph G. Beeaon, Employment Investigator to George Nobuo Naohara. It responds to Goerge Naohara's application for induction into the Jerome camp, Arizona after the work in Idaho. It informs that he will be notified by the Regional Office in San Francisco, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …

Narrator Chizuko Iyama

Nisei female. Grew up in San Francisco, California. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita assembly center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah.
Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-78)
img Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-78)
A photo from the Golden Gate International Exposition, also known as the World's Fair of 1939, which took place on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Includes Yone Nakayama and Sayo. From page 31 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_31_001
Saye (ddr-csujad-11-101)
img Saye (ddr-csujad-11-101)
This woman, identified as Saye [Saye Selly Kawamoto], sits by a fountain. This photograph is most likely taken at the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island in 1940. From page 39 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_39_001
Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-81)
img Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-81)
Snapshots from the Golden Gate International Exposition, also known as the World's Fair of 1939, which took place on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Includes Tazu Kawamoto and Sayo. From page 31 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_31_004
Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-82)
img Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-82)
A photo from the Golden Gate International Exposition, also known as the World's Fair of 1939, which took place on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Includes Tazu Kawamoto and Sayo. From page 31 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_31_005
Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-80)
img Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-80)
Snapshots from the Golden Gate International Exposition, also known as the World's Fair of 1939, which took place on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Includes Yone Nakayama and Sayo. From page 31 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_31_003
Indonesians boarding a train in San Francisco for the immigration detention facility at Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-27-7)
img Indonesians boarding a train in San Francisco for the immigration detention facility at Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-27-7)
Caption found with the image reads, "Here are the Indonesians boarding the Southern Pacific train, San Francisco, bound for Crystal City, Texas." This image shows a line of men with suitcases waiting to get on the train. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ind_01_01_009
Indonesians boarding buses in San Francisco to be taken to a waiting train (ddr-csujad-27-9)
img Indonesians boarding buses in San Francisco to be taken to a waiting train (ddr-csujad-27-9)
Caption found with the image reads, "Another view of Indonesians boarding buses at Immigration Station, San Francisco, to be taken to a waiting train." The train was to take them to the immigration detention facility at Crystal City, Texas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ind_01_01_007
Treasure Island (ddr-csujad-11-102)
img Treasure Island (ddr-csujad-11-102)
This photograph was taken at the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island in 1940. Includes Saye Selly Kawamoto on the left and Tazu Kawamoto on the right. From page 39 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_39_002
Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-79)
img Golden Gate International Exposition (ddr-csujad-11-79)
A photo from the Golden Gate International Exposition, also known as the World's Fair of 1939, which took place on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Includes Yone Nakayama and Sayo. From page 31 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_31_002
Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-135)
img Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [departure] (ddr-csujad-25-135)
A group photograph of the tourists of the Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party in front of a Japan Air Line airplane at San Francisco International Airport before departure. 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_007
Indonesians leaving buses at the Southern Pacific depot in San Francisco, to board a train to take them to the immigration detention facility at Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-27-6)
img Indonesians leaving buses at the Southern Pacific depot in San Francisco, to board a train to take them to the immigration detention facility at Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-27-6)
Caption found with the image reads, "Showing Indonesians leaving buses, at Southern Pacific depot, San Francisco, to board railroad coaches waiting for them." This train was to take them to the immigration detention facility at Crystal City, Texas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ind_01_01_008

Narrator Norm Hayashi

Sansei male. Born September 11, 1939, in Oakland, California. Grandfather, father, and other family members established a nursery business in San Francisco, California prior to World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After the war, the family returned to San Francisco and …

Narrator John Y. Hayakawa

Nisei male. Born April 2, 1918, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Jose, California, where father ran a farm. Was an active member of the Japanese American Citizens League and helped to run the San Jose office after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly …

Narrator Dave Tatsuno

Nisei male. Born March 31, 1913, in San Francisco, California. Spent difficult childhood years in San Francisco under care of a guardian while family lived in Japan. Graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley before World War II. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and then to Topaz concentration …
Approximately 200 Indonesians in San Francisco being placed aboard the
img Approximately 200 Indonesians in San Francisco being placed aboard the "Marine Lynx" for deportation to Batavia, Dutch East Indies (ddr-csujad-27-4)
Caption found with the image reads, "Approximately 200 Indonesians being placed aboard the "Marine Lynx" for deportation to Batavia, Dutch East Indies." The ship is anchored in the San Francisco Bay. This image shows men walking up a gangplank onto the boat. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ind_01_01_002
Grace and Taye (ddr-csujad-11-105)
img Grace and Taye (ddr-csujad-11-105)
Photographed are two women, dressed in kimono, being identified by a caption as Grace and Taye [Tayeko Kawamoto]. It is most likely taken at the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island in 1940. From page 39 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 59, Vol. 17 (October 23, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 59, Vol. 17 (October 23, 1964) (ddr-pc-36-43)
Selected article titles: "'No' Votes Gaining in Prop. 14 Polls" (p.1), "U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Mixed Marriages in Florida Case" (p.1, 4), "San Francisco Chinese and Japanese Americans Tell of Housing Discrimination before State Senate Subcommittee" (p.1, 4), "Salt Lake Group for Nihonmachi Formed" (p.1), "Yamasaki Commissioned to Plan $100-Million California 'City'" (p.3), …
Portrait of Charles S. Thomas (ddr-njpa-1-2067)
img Portrait of Charles S. Thomas (ddr-njpa-1-2067)
Caption on reverse: "Navy Secretary Charles S. Thomas will discuss 'Automatic Production and National Defense' at the opening day luncheon of the Electronics and Automatic Production Symposium August 22 and 23 at the Sheraton-Palace Hotel, San Francisco. The meeting, sponsored by Stanford Research Institute and the National Industrial Conference Board, Inc., will include discussions by automation …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 36 No. 5 (January 30, 1953) (ddr-pc-25-5)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 36 No. 5 (January 30, 1953) (ddr-pc-25-5)
Selected article titles: "First quota-immigrant to farm in California" (p. 1), "Need more teachers for Seattle's Issei americanization class" (p. 1), "Now-it-can-be-told stories of personalities who changed Army attitude to organize 442nd told" (p. 2), "Second-hand TV sets from America in hands of 4,000 residents in Japan" (p. 2), "Women jurors serve for first time in …
Inspection card (immigrants and steerage passengers) (ddr-csujad-38-533)
doc Inspection card (immigrants and steerage passengers) (ddr-csujad-38-533)
An inspection card for Koyuta Masukawa. She boarded on the ship, Seattle Maru, in Kobe, Japan, on September 7, 1909, and arrived in San Francisco, California. and was inspected on September 27, 1909 by U.S. Public Health and Marine Hospital Service presumably in Presidio, California, prior to Angel Island Immigration Station's operation. It also includes a …
Card from Masao Okine to Mrs. S. Okine, March 5, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-136)
doc Card from Masao Okine to Mrs. S. Okine, March 5, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-136)
A card for Mother's Day from Masao Okine to his mother, Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. He probably writes from Japan where he is deployed as a U.S. Army soldier. The card is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. The handwritten notes on the backside of the envelope read: Arrived on March …
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