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Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, before August 14, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-59)
doc Letter from Tsuruno Meguro to Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano, before August 14, 1942 (ddr-csujad-42-59)
A letter from Tsuruno Meguro in the Pomona Assembly Center to her son-in-law and daughter, Fumio Fred and Yoneko Takano in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. She informs them that their destination has been decided and the people in the Pomona Assembly Center will be sent to an incarceration camp in Wyoming. She assumes that her …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 17, 1942 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1275)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 17, 1942 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1275)
Alternate front page for the biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Cover page includes information on paychecks, sectional representatives meeting, camouflage net production, school credits, and a dance band. See also "jaac_sac_1251" See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1277
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 2 (April 24, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1234)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 2 (April 24, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1234)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, draft registration, job assignments, sports, typhoid inoculation, change of address, classes, and clubs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1236
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 11 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1243)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 11 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1243)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, elections, voter registration, coupons, blackout, library, obituary, camp facilities, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1245
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 15 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1247)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 15 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1247)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, elections, immunizations, handicrafts, election runners-up, camp news, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1249
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 14 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1246)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 14 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1246)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, elections, nominees, an editorial on democracy, and the feature ""Win, Place, and Show."" See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1248
Frank T. Sata Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-512)
vh Frank T. Sata Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-512)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a photographer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, transferring to Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Moved to Guadalupe, California, living in a Buddhist church …
Frank T. Sata Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-499)
vh Frank T. Sata Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-499)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a photographer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, transferring to Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Moved to Guadalupe, California, living in a Buddhist church …
CSU Dominguez Hills James H. Osborne Nisei Collection (ddr-csujad-4)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills James H. Osborne Nisei Collection (ddr-csujad-4)
The James H. Osborne Nisei Collection contains mainly correspondence between Emiko and Usami Terada, incarcerees in the Rohwer incarceration camp, McGehee Arkansas, and the Thomas family in Lawndale, California and some photographs of the Teradas and the Thomases. The letters describe the trip from the Santa Anita Assembly Center to the Rohwer incarceration camp, their lives …
Joe Ishikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-205)
vh Joe Ishikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-205)
Nisei male. Born July 29, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Went to live in Japan as a college student, returning just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado, before leaving to attend the University of Nebraska. Worked as a curator in the …
Joe Takehara Interview (ddr-chi-1-15)
vh Joe Takehara Interview (ddr-chi-1-15)
Nisei male. Born April 2, 1932, in San Diego, California. Prior to World War II, father worked as a fisherman and mother worked in a fish cannery. Father passed away at an early age, leaving mother to raise eight children. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, temporarily moved to Sunnydale, California, before being sent to the …
Hal Keimi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-458)
vh Hal Keimi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-458)
Nisei male. Born October 23, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, where parents ran a dry cleaning business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a time in a trailer park …
Nobu Shimokochi Interview (ddr-densho-1011-7)
vh Nobu Shimokochi Interview (ddr-densho-1011-7)
Nisei male. Born in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp eventually returned to California.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and …

Donald Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1011-2)
vh Donald Yamamoto Interview (ddr-densho-1011-2)
Nisei male. Born 1930 in San Jose, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to California.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and …

Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
doc Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
According to its preamble, this "Constitution for the Santa Anita Assembly Center" was established by its residents "in order to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, to foster and spread the true spirit of Americanism, to build the character of our people morally and spiritually on American ideals, and to promote the welfare …
George Hanada Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-5)
vh George Hanada Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-5)
Nisei male. Born 1924 in Penryn, California. Spent most of childhood in San Jose, California, before being removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Served in the military at the end of World War II before returning to California. Opened owned business, George's Service Center, in San Jose's Japantown following …
Letter from Rosalie Y. Obi to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, 1942 June 17 (ddr-csujad-20-9)
doc Letter from Rosalie Y. Obi to Rev. [Wendell L.] Miller, 1942 June 17 (ddr-csujad-20-9)
Personal letter written from the Santa Anita Assembly Center expressing thanks to Miller and his congregation for the lunch that they provided on the day of their removal from Los Angeles, departing from the Japanese Methodist Church, May 1, 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WLM_01-46_07
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 21 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1253)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 21 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1253)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, graduation, registration, schedule of events, an editorial on "victory volunteers," and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1255
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1240)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1240)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, "self government," barrack inspection, fishing, unclaimed packages, banking system, victory gardens, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1242
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1255)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1255)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, student relocation, coupon books, diphtheria shots, funeral services, an editorial on democracy, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 28 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1260)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 28 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1260)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, facilities hours, repatriation procedures, visitors, an editorial on racial superiority, and the features, "Win, Place, and Show" and "Feminine Forum." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1249)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1249)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, payday, War Bonds, an editorial on the American flag, mess halls, marriage, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Chizuko Iyama - Ernie Iyama Interview (ddr-densho-1012-5)
vh Chizuko Iyama - Ernie Iyama Interview (ddr-densho-1012-5)
Nisei female and Nisei male. Both grew up in California. During World War II, Chizuko was removed to the Santa Anita assembly center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Ernie was removed to the Tanforan assembly center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah.

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

Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
doc Letter from Usami Terada to Mr. Thomas, September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-4-13)
A letter from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. Thomas in Lawndale, California. It details his journey from the Santa Anita temporary assembly center, California, to the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, describing the route and what he saw along the way. He also describes the conditions of the incarceration camp. See …
June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Interview (ddr-densho-1000-453)
vh June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Interview (ddr-densho-1000-453)
Nisei female. Born October 17, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, and was involved at an early age with traditional Japanese dancing and stage performance. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, family resettled in Denver, …
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