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Keiko Shinmoto Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1021-3-11)
vh Keiko Shinmoto Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1021-3-11)
Looking back on role as a woman who immigrated to the United States
Keiko Shinmoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1021-3-6)
vh Keiko Shinmoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1021-3-6)
Having children after being exposed to radiation during the atomic bombing
Japanese American laborer (ddr-densho-151-459)
img Japanese American laborer (ddr-densho-151-459)
Original caption: Near Stockton, California. Field laborer of Japanese ancestry on a large-scale corporation ranch a few days prior to evacuation. These laborers earned from $750.00 to $1000 per year, plus living accomodations and their own little gardens.
Ben Chikaraishi Interview (ddr-chi-1-11)
vh Ben Chikaraishi Interview (ddr-chi-1-11)
Nisei male. Born September 10, 1921, in Colusa, California. As a child, family moved to Stockton, California, where parents owned a hotel. Was attending the University of California at Berkeley when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and the family was sent to the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp to live in Chicago, Illinois, where he became …
Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview I (ddr-manz-1-51)
vh Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview I (ddr-manz-1-51)
Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking …
Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview II (ddr-manz-1-52)
vh Mary Suzuki Ichino Interview II (ddr-manz-1-52)
Nisei female. Born December 9, 1924, in Stockton, California. Grew up Sacramento and Boyle Heights, California. Attended the Maryknoll Catholic school in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles and worked for the War Relocation Authority, providing assistance to returning Japanese Americans seeking …
Proclamation (ddr-csujad-55-2462)
doc Proclamation (ddr-csujad-55-2462)
Proclamation for Assembly Concurrent Resolution 62 regarding the naming of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Memorial Highway near Stockton, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2568

Narrator Grayce Uyehara

Nisei female. Born July 4, 1919. Raised in Stockton, California. During World War II, removed during senior year at College of the Pacific, Stockton, California. Incarcerated at the Stockton Assembly Center and Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Resettled with family members in Philadelphia. Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work. Active volunteer with the …
Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-255)
img Young Japanese Americans waiting for new arrivals (ddr-densho-151-255)
Original caption: Stockton, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry have been at this Assembly Center for several days and are watching the arrival of buses bringing new groups of families. Later, all will be transferred to War Relocation Authority centers to spend the duration.
Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-252)
img Japanese Americans outside barracks (ddr-densho-151-252)
Original caption: Stockton, California. These evacuees of Japanese ancestry are spending their first day at this Assembly Point. The average age of the Nisei is 20 years. Later they will be transferred to a War Relocation Authority center to spend the duration.
James Sakamoto Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-1)
vh James Sakamoto Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-1)
Nisei male. Born April 18, 1924, in Mayfield, California. Spent prewar childhood years in Alviso, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, moved with family to Stockton, California, in an attempt to avoid mass removal. Despite this, was removed to the Stockton Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Resettled in Colorado …
Lillian Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-224)
vh Lillian Sato Interview (ddr-densho-1000-224)
Nisei/Sansei female. Born December 14, 1928, in Stockton, California. Father was Issei and mother was Nisei, born in Hawaii. Grew up in Santa Monica, California. During World War II, moved with family to Colorado to avoid mass removal. Remained in Denver, later operating a grocery store and greenhouse business with husband.
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