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Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-3)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-3)
Selected article titles: "Residents Receive Over 1000 Visitors in 10 Days" (p. 1), "Want to Get Married?" (p. 1), "Rules Given for Notifying Draft Board of Address" (p. 2), "School Begins for Younger Children" (p. 3).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 19 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-16)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 19 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-16)
Selected article titles: "Advance Tanforan Contingent Leaves for Utah WRA Project. Main Evacuation of Center to Start Sept. 15" (p. 1), "Administrative Messages to Tanforan Residents" (p. 1), "Embarkation Procedure Given for Relocation" (p. 1), "Co-op Canteen Envisioned for Utah Relocation Site" (p. 1), "Nisei Faces the Future" (p. 12).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 2 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-2)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 2 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-2)
Selected article titles: "Employment Procedure Established" (p. 1), "Center to Hold First Flag Ceremony Sunday" (p. 1), "Tanforan Roll Call Now 7796" (p. 1), "Camp Directory Due Next Week" (p. 1), "200 Lost Articles Turn Up in Bureau" (p. 3), "1st Town Hall Meeting Set" (p. 4).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 9 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-9)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 9 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-9)
Selected article titles: "1st Pay Checks Issued" (p. 1), "Basic Clothing Service to Start Monday Morning" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 12 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-10)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 12 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-10)
Selected article titles: "80 Candidates Picked for Legislative Congress Race" (p. 1), "Tonsorial Parlor: Barber Shop to You!" (p. 4), "Editorial: Absentee Voting" (p. 6), "Editorial: Gambling" (p. 6), "Laundry and Cleaning Prices Given" (p. 8).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 5 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-5)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 5 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-5)
Selected article titles: "19 to Vie for Votes. Seeking Five Council Posts. Election Tuesday" (p. 1), "One Out of Every Five in Center is Working" (p. 2), "Fire Force Has Situation Well in Hand, Says Chief" (p. 2), "Oath Asked on Draft Forms" (p. 2), "Model Planes, Tins, Tubs, Gardens" (p. 4).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 1 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-1)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 1 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-1)
Selected article titles: "Assembly Center Head Greets Residents. Cooperation Stressed" (p. 1), "P.O.'s Daily Tote Hits 6000" (p. 1), "'Home Sweet Stall'" (p. 2).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 16 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-14)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 16 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-14)
Selected article titles: "Many in Center Will Cast Votes in State Primaries" (p. 1), "Count of Federal Property to be Made Monday Evening" (p. 1), "Voluntary Evacuation" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 4 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-4)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 4 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-4)
Selected article titles: "Pros, Cons of Nisei Attitude Discussed" (p. 1), "WRA Volunteer Plan Told" (p. 1), "No More Monday Visitors" (p. 2), "Introducing: The New Police Chief Here" (p. 2), "Dr. Togasaki Clarifies Birth Rate Rumors" (p. 5).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 7 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-7)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 7 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-7)
Selected article titles: "New Council Takes on Official Duties" (p. 1), "Yamasaki Speaks for Council at Induction" (p. 1).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 6 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-6)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 6 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-6)
Selected article titles: "Five Win Posts in Election for Center Council" (p. 1), "Permits Needed for Parties" (p. 3), "Optometric Clinic Opens" (p. 3), "Center Has Active Legionnaire Group" (p. 6).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 13 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-11)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 13 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-11)
Selected article titles: "38 Elected in Tanforan Legislative Congress Poll" (p. 1), "Americanization Classes" (p. 5).
Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 18 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-19)
doc Tanforan Totalizer Vol. I No. 18 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-149-19)
Selected article titles: "Rules Given for Packing Property for Relocation" (p. 1), "Mardi Gras Events..." (p. 1), "Center Garden" (p. 2).

Narrator Sanzui A. Takaha

Nisei male. Grew up in Half Moon Bay, California. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Drafted into the army near the end of the war, and served in Germany. Worked for the postal service after the war.

Narrator Jane Kaihatsu

Sansei female. Born June 2, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois. During World War II, her father's family was sent to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Her mother's family was incarcerated at the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp the Jane's parents …

Narrator Jun Dairiki

Nisei female. Born September 2, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in the Japantown area of San Francisco. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, family lived for a time in Weiser, Idaho, running a farm. Eventually returned to California.

Narrator Isao East Oshima

Nisei male. Born April 20, 1921, in Berkeley, California. Family moved frequently as a child, and was living in Oakland, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, eventually settling permanently in the Twin …

Narrator Tamiko Honda

Nisei female. Born September 14, 1924, in Santa Clara, California. Grew up in Santa Clara and Redwood City, California, before World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, resettled for a time in New York before returning to Redwood City.
Mitsue Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-3)
vh Mitsue Matsui Interview (ddr-densho-1008-3)
Nisei female. Born November 3, 1918, in San Francisco, California. As a young woman, entire family visited Japan for ten months, where she acquired the skill of Japanese typing at the Kumahira Typist Yoseisho in Hiroshima. Returned to the U.S. with most of her family (eldest brother remained in Japan) and was working at the Japanese …

Narrator Shirley Nagatomi Okabe

Nisei female. Born February 7, 1937, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco, where father was a prominent Buddhist minister. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to California. Father was instrumental in the planning and building of the cemetery …

Narrator Bob Y. Sakata

Nisei male. Born April 15, 1926 in Alameda, California. Spent childhood in Alameda where family operated 10-acre farm. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Resettled in Brighton, Colorado, and resumed farming. Along with wife and son, owns and operates Sakata Farms, currently one of the top produce growers in the country.
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