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Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-282)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Honolulu (ddr-one-2-282)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii, harbor with view of ocean and land in far distance.
Seattle Pacific College confirmation of attendance letter (ddr-one-5-192)
doc Seattle Pacific College confirmation of attendance letter (ddr-one-5-192)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Seattle Pacific College in Seattle, Washington for Keisaburo Koyama. It states that he was a student at the school from 1923 to 1924 and that he was under the guardianship of Mr. Hiroshi Saito of the Japanese Consul.
Ryoko Kobayashi Interview (ddr-chi-1-16)
vh Ryoko Kobayashi Interview (ddr-chi-1-16)
Nisei female. Born September 20, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle during the Great Depression. In the late 1930s, moved with family to the Los Angeles area. During World War II, removed to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After camp, resettled in Chicago.
Toshikazu
vh Toshikazu "Tosh" Okamoto II (ddr-densho-1000-248)
Nisei male. Born October 8, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Renton, Washington, where father operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Briefly transferred to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Drafted into the army and served in Italy as a replacement …
Toshikazu
vh Toshikazu "Tosh" Okamoto Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-240)
Nisei male. Born October 8, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Renton, Washington, where father operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Briefly transferred to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Drafted into the army and served in Italy as a replacement …
Satoru Ichikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-236)
vh Satoru Ichikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-236)
Nisei male. Born November 2, 1929, in Fresno, California. Moved with family at a young age to Seattle, Washington, where father was the minister of the Seattle Buddhist Temple. Father was arrested by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and removed to various Department of Justice internment camps. The rest of the family was …
Testimony of Hideo Hashimoto (oral) (ddr-densho-67-239)
doc Testimony of Hideo Hashimoto (oral) (ddr-densho-67-239)
Oral testimony of Hideo Hashimoto of Portland, Oregon. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact."
Testimony of Edna J. Ellis and Paul W. Ellis (ddr-densho-67-308)
doc Testimony of Edna J. Ellis and Paul W. Ellis (ddr-densho-67-308)
Written testimony of Edna J. Ellis and Paul W. Ellis. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of A.W. Beeman (ddr-densho-67-244)
doc Testimony of A.W. Beeman (ddr-densho-67-244)
Written testimony of Br. General A.W. Beeman U.S.A. Ret. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Reparations."
Gordon Hirabayashi's Petition for Writ of Error, Exhibit (ddr-densho-72-97)
doc Gordon Hirabayashi's Petition for Writ of Error, Exhibit (ddr-densho-72-97)
Memorandum for the Solicitor General, April 1943 (Exhibit Q, Petition for writ of error): Gordon K. Hirabayashi v. U.S., Case No. C83-122v; District Court, Western District of Washington (Seattle).
Grocery store owners' picnic (ddr-densho-20-14)
img Grocery store owners' picnic (ddr-densho-20-14)
Japanese American grocers and their families gathered for this picnic at Jackson Park in Seattle, Washington. The picnic included dancing. Left to right: unidentified, Marianne Okawa, May Tsutsumoto, and unidentified.
Visit to Okayama (ddr-one-2-669)
img Visit to Okayama (ddr-one-2-669)
Black and white photographic print of portrait of unidentified young man wearing white shirt. The man is a member of the Kageyama family, friends of Shiuko Sakai from Seattle, Washington.
Testimony of John Kanda (ddr-densho-67-365)
doc Testimony of John Kanda (ddr-densho-67-365)
Written testimony of John Masayoshi Kanda of Auburn, Washington. Incarcerated in the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Impact on Japanese American Veterans." Personal information excised by Densho.
Fumiko Uyeda Groves Interview (ddr-densho-1000-10)
vh Fumiko Uyeda Groves Interview (ddr-densho-1000-10)
Nisei female. Born 1933 in Seattle, Washington. Parents operated a store in the Sanitary Market (now known as the Pike Place Market). Father was very active in kenjinkai (prefectural organization) activities, both before and after World War II. Spent prewar childhood in and among Seattle's Japanese American community. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and …
Family portrait (ddr-densho-129-1)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-129-1)
This Japanese American family ran University Cleaners, a dye works business located at 1014 East 45th Street in Seattle, Washington. (L to R): Mr. Akimoto, Dorrie Akimoto, Mrs. Akimoto, Robert Akimoto.
Testimony of Joseph D. Nakatsu (ddr-densho-67-189)
doc Testimony of Joseph D. Nakatsu (ddr-densho-67-189)
Written testimony of Joseph D. Nakatsu. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Impact on Japanese American Veterans."
Testimony of June Oyama Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-183)
doc Testimony of June Oyama Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-183)
Written testimony of June Oyama Takahashi of Petersburg, Alaska. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Redress/Remedies."
Testimony of David Ishii (ddr-densho-67-182)
doc Testimony of David Ishii (ddr-densho-67-182)
Written testimony of David Ishii, representing Days of Remembrance. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Redress/Remedies."
Testimony of W.G. Kubrick (ddr-densho-67-245)
doc Testimony of W.G. Kubrick (ddr-densho-67-245)
Written testimony of W.G. Kubrick. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Reparations." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura (ddr-densho-67-281)
doc Testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura (ddr-densho-67-281)
Written testimony of Kiyoshi Patrick Okura, born in Los Angeles, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Frank Chin (ddr-densho-67-167)
doc Testimony of Frank Chin (ddr-densho-67-167)
Written testimony of Frank Chin. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "WRA Policies, Effects of 'Loyalty' Oath."
Testimony of Gunnar Olsborg (ddr-densho-67-214)
doc Testimony of Gunnar Olsborg (ddr-densho-67-214)
Written testimony of Gunnar Olsborg. 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."
Issei couple sitting on barracks porch (ddr-densho-24-20)
img Issei couple sitting on barracks porch (ddr-densho-24-20)
Sawano (left), and Bunshiro Tazuma in front of their barrack. The Tazumas were originally from Seattle, Washington, and owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store on Jackson Street before World War II.
Eizo Nishi inside his barracks apartment (ddr-fom-1-877)
img Eizo Nishi inside his barracks apartment (ddr-fom-1-877)
WRA caption on reverse: "View in the home of Eizo Nishi. The pot bellied stove shown in this photo burns coal and provides ample heat." Eizo Nishi was from Seattle, Washington.
Eizo Nishi in his barracks apartment (ddr-fom-1-847)
img Eizo Nishi in his barracks apartment (ddr-fom-1-847)
WRA caption on reverse: "View in the home of Eizo Nishi. The pot bellied stove shown in this photo burns coal and provides ample heat." Eizo Nishi was from Seattle, Washington.
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