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Note detailing Keizaburo Koyama's detention location and time (ddr-one-5-95)
doc Note detailing Keizaburo Koyama's detention location and time (ddr-one-5-95)
Photocopy of a declassified document on Keizaburo Koyama noting that he has moved from the Seattle Washington Immigration Station to Fort Missoula, Montana on December 28, 1941 at 8:00 AM.
Eugene Tatsuru Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-231)
vh Eugene Tatsuru Kimura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-231)
Nisei male. Born September 19, 1922, in Sheridan, Wyoming. At a young age, moved to Seattle, Washington, and spent most of childhood there. Was enrolled at the University of Washington when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, before returning with family to Sheridan. Attended the University of …
Zen Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1001-15)
vh Zen Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1001-15)
Nisei male. Born July 5, 1924, in Seattle, Washington, but raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Lived in Japan for several years, returning to the U.S. just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Moved with family to Moses Lake, Washington, as part of "voluntary evacuation." Drafted into the army and served with the Military …
Mass removal (ddr-densho-34-144)
img Mass removal (ddr-densho-34-144)
Shigeko Kitamoto and her children, Jane, Frances and Frank, wait to board a special ferry to Seattle, Washington. Bainbridge Island, Washington was evacuated on March 30, 1942. It was one of the first communities on the West Coast to be evacuated presumably due to its proximity to the Puget Sound Navy Yards.
Akiko Kurose Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-42)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-42)
Nisei female. Born February 25, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist.

(Mrs. Kurose was undergoing treatment for cancer and required frequent breaks and medication to help her with pain management.)

Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-192-8)
vh Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-192-8)
Visiting Seattle as a child; taking piano lessons

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Giro Nakagawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-422)
vh Giro Nakagawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-422)
Nisei male. Born March 13, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Kent, Washington, where parents ran a farm. In the 1930s, moved to South Bend, Washington, to work for the New Washington Oyster Company. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and soon left to work on farms in Utah for …
Testimony of Brian Aburano, Asian Law Association (ddr-densho-67-207)
doc Testimony of Brian Aburano, Asian Law Association (ddr-densho-67-207)
Written testimony of Brian Aburano, representing the Asian Law Association. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "On Redress."
Testimony of Misayo Kumakuro (ddr-densho-67-263)
doc Testimony of Misayo Kumakuro (ddr-densho-67-263)
Written testimony of Misayo Kumakuro, born in Santa Anna, California. Incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Anthony M. Mitrovich (ddr-densho-67-223)
doc Testimony of Anthony M. Mitrovich (ddr-densho-67-223)
Written testimony of Anthony M. Mitrovich. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Political Climate and Comparison of Centers."
Testimony of Henry Kane (ddr-densho-67-147)
doc Testimony of Henry Kane (ddr-densho-67-147)
Written testimony of Henry Kane of Beaverton, Oregon. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Public Climate and Racism."
Two boys with a snow ball (ddr-fom-1-840)
img Two boys with a snow ball (ddr-fom-1-840)
WRA caption on reverse: "These two boys are rapidly developing a love for a sport which is entirely new to them-sledding." Left to right: Toshio Boi, Henry Kumasaka from Seattle, Washington.
Two boys sledding (ddr-fom-1-839)
img Two boys sledding (ddr-fom-1-839)
WRA caption on reverse: "These two boys are rapidly developing a love for a sport which is entirely new to them-sledding." Left to right: Toshio Boi, Henry Kumasaka from Seattle, Washington.
Two boys sledding (ddr-fom-1-838)
img Two boys sledding (ddr-fom-1-838)
WRA caption on reverse: "These two boys are rapidly developing a love for a sport which is entirely new to them-sledding." Left to right: Toshio Boi, Henry Kumasaka from Seattle, Washington.
Yae Aihara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-221)
vh Yae Aihara Interview (ddr-densho-1000-221)
Nisei female. Born August 18, 1925 in Tacoma, Washington. Raised in Seattle, Washington, where family operated a grocery store. Attended Washington Grammar School and Garfield High School in Seattle. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was arrested by the FBI and sent to Missoula internment camp, Montana. Family was removed to Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, …
Seiko Edamatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-195)
vh Seiko Edamatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-195)
Nisei female. Born July 18, 1919, in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) where parents ran the U.S. Hotel. Attended Bailey Gatzert Grade School and Washington Junior High School before moving to North Seattle with older siblings to operate a produce stand. Graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1937 and worked as a waitress …
Testimony of Peter Okada (ddr-densho-67-218)
doc Testimony of Peter Okada (ddr-densho-67-218)
Written testimony of Peter Okada of Los Angeles, California. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family."
Testimony of Minoru Masuda (ddr-densho-67-295)
doc Testimony of Minoru Masuda (ddr-densho-67-295)
Written testimony of Minoru Masuda, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Paper titled: "Japanese Americans: Injury and Redress." This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Japanese American preparing lunch (ddr-densho-37-330)
img Japanese American preparing lunch (ddr-densho-37-330)
Original WRA caption: Dave K. Yoshida, from Seattle, Washington former Chef for Benjamin Franklin Hotel. Kitchen crew preparing lunch. Menu: Baked macaroni with Spanish sauce, spinach, pickled beets, bread-pudding, tea, bread & butter.
Dillon Myer, Wartime Relocation Director, to address national JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-19)
doc Dillon Myer, Wartime Relocation Director, to address national JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-19)
Press release announcing Dillon Myer's address at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. It recognizes Myer as a "champion of human rights and decency" and outlines his post-war employment.
Frank Miyamoto Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-52)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-52)
Nisei male. Born July 29, 1912, in Seattle, Washington. Wrote 'Social Solidarity Among the Japanese in Seattle' as a Master's thesis, published in 1939 as one of the first academic works on the Japanese immigrant community. Incarcerated in Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Member of the Evacuation and Resettlement Study which studied the incarceration and resettlement …
Frank Miyamoto Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-51)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-51)
Nisei male. Born July 29, 1912, in Seattle, Washington. Wrote 'Social Solidarity Among the Japanese in Seattle' as a Master's thesis, published in 1939 as one of the first academic works on the Japanese immigrant community. Incarcerated in Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Member of the Evacuation and Resettlement Study which studied the incarceration and resettlement …
Frank Miyamoto Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-50)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-50)
Nisei male. Born July 29, 1912, in Seattle, Washington. Wrote 'Social Solidarity Among the Japanese in Seattle' as a Master's thesis, published in 1939 as one of the first academic works on the Japanese immigrant community. Incarcerated in Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Member of the Evacuation and Resettlement Study which studied the incarceration and resettlement …
Testimony of Thomas Scott (ddr-densho-67-203)
doc Testimony of Thomas Scott (ddr-densho-67-203)
Written testimony of Thomas Scott. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Family Impact and Justice." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Jeff Caden (ddr-densho-67-196)
doc Testimony of Jeff Caden (ddr-densho-67-196)
Written testimony of Jeff Caden, representing the Fellowship of Reconciliation. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Political Climate/Economic Loss."
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