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Central School Grade 1A class photo (ddr-densho-321-790)
img Central School Grade 1A class photo (ddr-densho-321-790)
Caption: "Keiko 2nd row / Central / Grades 1A / Mrs Holt / May 7, 1940."
A group holding fish (ddr-densho-321-978)
img A group holding fish (ddr-densho-321-978)
Caption in album: "'48 / Fishing at Point Defiance / Mom, Pop, Kay, & Harry."
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-321-538)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-321-538)
Caption on reverse: "Grandpa Jotaro Mori, Takao, Kiku, Grandma Mori / Ayako Nishiyori, Yasuko Matsumoto / circa 1926 / Fujii's wedding."
School photo (ddr-densho-321-526)
img School photo (ddr-densho-321-526)
Caption on reverse: "Tacoman / Japanese School / circa 1934."
Two women holding fish (ddr-densho-321-979)
img Two women holding fish (ddr-densho-321-979)
Caption in album: "'48 / Fishing at Point Defiance / Mom & Kay."
Group of women outside (ddr-densho-321-968)
img Group of women outside (ddr-densho-321-968)
Caption in album: "Tacoma Wash. / Fuzy, Luana, Mrs. S Uyeda, mom, Taniguchi."
Family portrait (ddr-densho-321-764)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-321-764)
Caption: "Tacoma Studio / 1327th Bdwy, Tacoma."
Shizuko and Shigenori Oiye Collection (ddr-densho-350)
Collection Shizuko and Shigenori Oiye Collection (ddr-densho-350)
The Shizuko and Shigenori Oiye Collection consists of photographs, works of art, correspondence, and documents related to the Oiye's life in Tacoma, Washington before the war, their removal to Tule Lake concentration camp, and their return to Seattle, Washington post-war. Included are drawings and paintings done by Shigenori Oiye while he was at Tule Lake, some …
Ken Yoshida Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-428-3)
vh Ken Yoshida Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-428-3)
Childhood memories of Tacoma, Washington

This interview is incomplete. It ends after the first hour of taping, when Mr. Yoshida is describing serving time at the road camp for resisting the draft. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions …

Narrator Wesley K. Watanabe

Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born May 20, 1935, in Tacoma, Washington. Spent early childhood in Kent, Washington, and was removed with family to the Pinedale Assembly Center at age seven. Family was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and then moved to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled and attended grade school and high school in Chicago, …
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-118)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-118)
Issei female. Born March 10, 1907, in Fukui prefecture, Japan. Graduated from Jinai Girls School. After grandfather's death, came to Seattle, Washington in 1924 to join father and uncle, working in family-run agricultural greenhouse. Arranged marriage to Mr. Roy Naoe Kurosu, an Issei working in Tacoma sawmills. Started new greenhouse in Sunnydale, Washington until all people …
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-334)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-334)
Black and white photographic negative of large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. First row: Kiku Fujita, unidentified, Nancy from Tacoma, and Yasuko (Hashimoto) Morita. Second row, far right is Irene (Fujii) Mano. Third row far right: Sumiye (Fukei) Kato. Fourth row far left: Yosh Tanabe, Ted …

Narrator George Morihiro

Nisei male. Born September 19, 1924, in Tacoma, Washington, and spent childhood in Fife, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Drafted into the army in 1944 and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. Awarded the Purple Heart for actions in the Battle …

Narrator Yae Aihara

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, …
John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
vh John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained …

Narrator Hideo Hoshide

Nisei male. Born September 25, 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. Grew up in Tacoma except for living in Japan for several years at age four. Attended the University of Washington in Seattle, majoring in Political Science, Far Eastern Studies, with a minor in journalism. Prior to World War II, worked as sports editor for community newspaper, The …
Tomio Moriguchi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-60)
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-60)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born April 13, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with …
Tomio Moriguchi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-62)
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-62)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born April 13, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with …
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