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Testimony of Patsy Saiki (ddr-densho-67-141)
doc Testimony of Patsy Saiki (ddr-densho-67-141)
Written testimony of Patsy Saiki of Honolulu, Hawaii. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of C.F.
doc Testimony of C.F. "Chet." Straw (ddr-densho-67-172)
Written testimony of C.F. "Chet." Straw. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family & Redress." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Tak Kubota (ddr-densho-67-222)
doc Testimony of Tak Kubota (ddr-densho-67-222)
Written testimony of Tak Kubota. Incarcerated in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family."
Class portrait (ddr-densho-359-2)
img Class portrait (ddr-densho-359-2)
A group of students from the high school in Leland, Washington. Alice Kawamoto is in the first on the right first row. Stamped on the back "Perkins Studio 314 Crown Bldg. Second & James St. Seattle, Wash."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 19 (November 4, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 19 (November 4, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-45)
Select article titles: "JACL joins test case in Seattle housing discrimination" (p. 1); "JACL Asking Conference with U.S. Tax Agency over Evacuation Claims" (p.1); "Final push for land law repeal in Washington starts" (p.8)
Japanese men and women (ddr-csujad-25-7)
img Japanese men and women (ddr-csujad-25-7)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Four photographs are pasted on the page. All photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include Japanese men in suits and women in western dress. Also include a photograph of Monrore Street Bridge in front of Washington Water Power Co. in Spokane, Washington. …
Eiko Yamaichi Interview (ddr-manz-1-175)
vh Eiko Yamaichi Interview (ddr-manz-1-175)
Nisei female. Born in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Snoqualmie, Washington, where father worked for the Weyerhaeuser company before the war. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Later transferred to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving …
Testimony of Charles Davis, American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ddr-densho-67-232)
doc Testimony of Charles Davis, American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (ddr-densho-67-232)
Written testimony of Charles Davis, Executive Board Member, American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Oregon Area Witnesses."
Testimony of Toshiko Toku (ddr-densho-67-194)
doc Testimony of Toshiko Toku (ddr-densho-67-194)
Written testimony of Toshiko Toku, born in Shizuoka City, Japan. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Japanese Speakers." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Floyd Schmoe (ddr-densho-67-224)
doc Testimony of Floyd Schmoe (ddr-densho-67-224)
Written testimony of Floyd Schmoe of the American Friends Service Committee. 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 Shokichi Tokita (ddr-densho-67-216)
doc Testimony of Shokichi Tokita (ddr-densho-67-216)
Written testimony of Shokichi Tokita. Incarcerated in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. 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."
Testimony of Montana (Tana) Marumoto (ddr-densho-67-235)
doc Testimony of Montana (Tana) Marumoto (ddr-densho-67-235)
Written testimony of Montana (Tana) Marumoto. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Discrimination Incurred as Veteran and Citizen." Personal information excised by Densho.
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 7, July 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-257)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 7, July 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-257)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Report on National convention at Sacramento; Seattle Keiro reaches $200,000; terrible report on racial epithets and attack on 9th grade daughter of Ken Sato; any Cherry trees vandalized along Lake Washington Blvd.
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 7, July 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-192)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XIII, No. 7, July 1976 (ddr-sjacl-1-192)
Bulletin covering the following topics: report on National convention at Sacramento; Seattle Keiro reaches $200,000; terrible report on racial epithets and attack on 9th grade daughter of Ken Sato; many Cherry trees vandalized along Lake Washington Blvd.
Japanese men and women (ddr-csujad-25-5)
img Japanese men and women (ddr-csujad-25-5)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Four photographs are pasted on the page. The photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include Japanese men in suits and women in western dress. Some of the photographs are possibly taken at the Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle, Washington. See this object in …
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.

Testimony of Arthur G. Barnett (ddr-densho-67-148)
doc Testimony of Arthur G. Barnett (ddr-densho-67-148)
Written testimony of Arthur G. Barnett, Chairman of the Japanese-American Emergency Committe of the Seattle Council of Churches. Mr. Barnett was also the first legal contact for Gordon Hirabayashi. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Public Climate and Racism." Personal information excised …
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XX, No. 8, August 1983 (ddr-sjacl-1-324)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. XX, No. 8, August 1983 (ddr-sjacl-1-324)
Newsletter covering the following topics: August 21, 1983 dedication of Puyallup Fair Monument for Camp Harmony, home to 7,200 Seattle JAs from April to September 1942; Masuda Memorial/University of Washington Archival Project: Shorai no Tame ni. ?For the sake of the future? Please donate Photos, manuscripts on Seattle JACL; moment of silence for Eira Nagaoka.
Testimony of Ron Wakabayashi (ddr-densho-67-212)
doc Testimony of Ron Wakabayashi (ddr-densho-67-212)
Written testimony of Ron Wakabayashi, born in Reno, Nevada. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Psychological Impact and Redress." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Diane Narasaki (ddr-densho-67-205)
doc Testimony of Diane Narasaki (ddr-densho-67-205)
Written testimony of Diane Narasaki titled "A Sansei Perspective on the Evacuation, Internment, and Redress." This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Impact on Sansei."
Testimony of Rev. Dr. Paul Makoto Nagano (ddr-densho-67-159)
doc Testimony of Rev. Dr. Paul Makoto Nagano (ddr-densho-67-159)
Written testimony of Rev. Paul Makoto Nagano. Incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Evacuation Impact and Redress."
Testimony of Emmet L. O'Connor (ddr-densho-67-187)
doc Testimony of Emmet L. O'Connor (ddr-densho-67-187)
Written testimony of Emmet L. O'Connor, Lt. Col. Infatry (Ret.), born in Hawaii. 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."
Jim Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-122-12)
vh Jim Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-122-12)
Nisei male. Born 1920 in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resisted draft, with the rationale that the U.S. government had classified him 4-C, an enemy alien, and he was therefore under no obligation to serve. Imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington. Vocal critic of JACL. Resettled in Seattle, …
Hannah Lai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-324)
vh Hannah Lai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-324)
Nisei female. Born April 11, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, where parents ran a hotel. Went to live in Japan for several years prior to World War II. During the war, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. While in Minidoka, recruited to teach elementary school, and …
Kaz T. Tanemura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-268)
vh Kaz T. Tanemura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-268)
Male, Issei-han. Born April 27, 1928, in Japan. As an infant, came to the U.S. where parents had previously immigrated. Family ran a hotel in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After the war, returned to Seattle, finished high …
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