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Testimony of Kara Kondo (ddr-densho-67-213)
doc Testimony of Kara Kondo (ddr-densho-67-213)
Written testimony of Kara Kondo of Yakima, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Prewar Climate, Family Impact and Reparation." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of William
doc Testimony of William "Bill" Kawata (ddr-densho-67-208)
Written testimony of William "Bill" Kawata of Alaska. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Psychological Impact and Redress."
Testimony of Thomas P. Takayoshi (ddr-densho-67-284)
doc Testimony of Thomas P. Takayoshi (ddr-densho-67-284)
Written testimony of Thomas P. Takayoshi. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-111-17)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-111-17)
Returning to Japan for two years before moving to Seattle, Washington (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

May Y. Namba Interview (ddr-densho-1000-171)
vh May Y. Namba Interview (ddr-densho-1000-171)
Nisei female. Born May 12, 1922, in Seattle, Washington. Spent brief time in Japan as a young child, then returned to Seattle. Worked as a clerk in the Seattle School District until the onset of World War II, then was forced to resign under pressure from parent groups. Removed with family to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, …
Testimony of Lloyd Hara, Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-densho-67-228)
doc Testimony of Lloyd Hara, Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-densho-67-228)
Written testimony of Lloyd Hara, president of the Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Organizations."
Large standard chrysanthemums on car (ddr-densho-134-9)
img Large standard chrysanthemums on car (ddr-densho-134-9)
This family operated the Green Lake Gardens Company, a five-acre complex of greenhouses and farms in North Seattle. They grew Easter Lilies, large standard chrysanthemums (pictured), and vegetables that were shipped around Seattle and Washington State.
Lois Shikami Interview (ddr-chi-1-8)
vh Lois Shikami Interview (ddr-chi-1-8)
Nisei female. Born August 25, 1931, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived in Wisconsin for several years before eventually moving to Chicago, Illinois.
Testimony of Elizabeth Begert Dunbar (ddr-densho-67-138)
doc Testimony of Elizabeth Begert Dunbar (ddr-densho-67-138)
Written testimony of Elizabeth Begert Dunbar, Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on Asian American Affairs. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Testimony of Kiyoshi Yabuki (ddr-densho-67-154)
doc Testimony of Kiyoshi Yabuki (ddr-densho-67-154)
Written testimony of Kiyoshi Yabuki of Bellevue, Washington. Served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Veterans." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Masayoshi Jin Jinguji (ddr-densho-67-313)
doc Testimony of Masayoshi Jin Jinguji (ddr-densho-67-313)
Written testimony of Masayoshi Jin Jinguji. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Henry Suzeko Takayoshi (ddr-densho-67-276)
doc Testimony of Henry Suzeko Takayoshi (ddr-densho-67-276)
Written testimony of Henry Suzeko Takayoshi of Bainbridge Island, Washington. Incarcerated in Manzanar concentration camp, California, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Hideko Aoki (ddr-densho-67-309)
doc Testimony of Hideko Aoki (ddr-densho-67-309)
Written testimony of Hideko Aoki, born in Japan. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Tomi Koriyama (ddr-densho-67-264)
doc Testimony of Tomi Koriyama (ddr-densho-67-264)
Written testimony of Tori Koriyama, born in Japan. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Walt Woodward (ddr-densho-67-185)
doc Testimony of Walt Woodward (ddr-densho-67-185)
Written testimony of Walt Woodward, publisher of the Bainbridge Review, the newspaper of Bainbridge Island, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Bainbridge Island Evacuation."
Funeral service for a Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-25-64)
img Funeral service for a Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-25-64)
Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, son of Matahichi and Kisa Iseri, was killed in action during World War II. He was later buried in Seattle, Washington.
Scrap metal donation (ddr-densho-36-4)
img Scrap metal donation (ddr-densho-36-4)
These people are donating scrap metal at Yesler Terrace, which was next to the pre-World War II Nihonmachi (Japantown) area of Seattle, Washington.
George Nakashima looking at plans (ddr-fom-1-883)
img George Nakashima looking at plans (ddr-fom-1-883)
WRA caption on reverse: "Constructing and decorating model apartment to show possibilities in using scrap materials." George Nakashima was an architect from Seattle, Washington.
George Nakashima constructing a model apartment (ddr-fom-1-881)
img George Nakashima constructing a model apartment (ddr-fom-1-881)
WRA caption on reverse: "Constructing and decorating model apartment to show possibilities in using scrap materials." George Nakashima was an architect from Seattle, Washington.
George Nakashima constructing a model apartment (ddr-fom-1-882)
img George Nakashima constructing a model apartment (ddr-fom-1-882)
WRA caption on reverse: "Constructing and decorating model apartment to show possibilities in using scrap materials." George Nakashima was an architect from Seattle, Washington.
A message from the JACL publicity chairman (ddr-densho-280-18)
doc A message from the JACL publicity chairman (ddr-densho-280-18)
Press release announcing the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Includes brief history of the organization and events planned for the convention.
Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-283)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-283)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, harbor with view of harbor.
National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-232)
img National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-232)
In the late 1940s, Seattle hosted the National Oriental Basketball Tournament with teams competing from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Illinois and Vancouver, BC. In this photo one of the teams watches a game at the Seattle University Gymnasium.
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-168)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-168)
Nisei female. Born 1913 in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle before moving to Chicago, Illinois, for three years to study music. Taught music in Japan for four years before returning to Seattle. After the outbreak of World War II, removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp with husband for …
Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
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