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Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4295 (April 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-8)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4295 (April 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-8)
Selected article titles: "WRA Agents Berated at Mass Meet in Shelton, Nebraska. Shelton Residents Oppose Japanese Colony"; "Nisei on Iwo Jima"; "Nisei Girl Helps Yanks on Okinawa"; "Flood of Japanese to West Coast Feared"; "The Christian Century: Canada Threatens Its Nisei Citizens"; "Cornelians to Meet Thursday, April 12"; "Nisei Spearhead Drive on Italian Front"; "WRA Will …
Alien certificate of identification (ddr-densho-126-6)
doc Alien certificate of identification (ddr-densho-126-6)
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Issei were required to carry identification documents because of their alien status. (Issei were barred from becoming naturalized citizens until 1952.) This document belonged to George Mitsutaro Yoshihara, a permanent U.S. resident since 1902. The identification certificate was the same size as an American passport and …
Application for naturalization (ddr-densho-126-3)
doc Application for naturalization (ddr-densho-126-3)
U.S. law forbade people of Japanese ancestry from becoming naturalized citizens until 1952. This document is an application for naturalization filed by an issei male in 1947.
Philip Masaru Okano Affidavit (ddr-densho-359-1258)
doc Philip Masaru Okano Affidavit (ddr-densho-359-1258)
The affidavit states that both Philip and Alice Okano are American citizens. He also affirms that all three employees of his laundry and cleaning business are also American citizens.
Japnese American children (ddr-densho-359-1234)
img Japnese American children (ddr-densho-359-1234)
The caption written on the back "Shizue, Stan, Pam, Marilyn Okano c. 1955 prob. Shelton".
Children holding hands (ddr-densho-359-1233)
img Children holding hands (ddr-densho-359-1233)
The caption written on the back "Shizue Shikuna, Stan Shikuna, Pam Okano, Marilyn Okano c. 1955 prob. Shelton". The caption names the children from left to right".
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-482)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-482)
Minoru and Chiyoko Okano pose for a wedding portrait. Written on bottom of photograph" Minoru and Chiyoko Okano Nov. 26, 1950 Shelton [WA]" and stamped on the back of the photograph "Que Chin Studio 620 Pine St. Seattle, Wash."
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