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Charles Edison (ddr-njpa-1-246)
img Charles Edison (ddr-njpa-1-246)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "In the Prime of His Life at 49. Son of the Great Inventor. New Secretary of the Navy. (Washington) 30th, Domei. President Roosevelt formally appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison to fill the the position of American Secretary of the Navy on the 30th, which had been vacant since the …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-328)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-328)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Sadame Nomi in which she describes her bosses, provides both sides to an argument about telling Yoshito Shibata that Yuri is dating Richard "Dick" Tsukada, tells about living arrangements for herself and other Japanese American girls in Denver, Sadame's recent breakup, tells a long story about meeting another Japanese American …

Narrator John Kanda

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 …
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-20)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-20)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-19)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-19)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-18)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-18)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
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 …
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-17)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-17)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
Jim Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-5)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-5)
Nisei male. Born October 30, 1926, in small town of Thomas, Washington, on family farm. Attended school in Auburn, Washington, before being removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Idaho, and was subsequently joined by family. Postwar, became a social anthropologist, and later became only the …
Military leaders at an award ceremony (ddr-njpa-1-2288)
img Military leaders at an award ceremony (ddr-njpa-1-2288)
Caption on reverse: "Former commandant of U.S. Marines decorated by Secretary of Navy: At a ceremony in Washington, Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox (left) congratulates General Thomas Holcomb after presenting him with the Distinguished Service Medal for his 'exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service' as commandant of the U.S. marine corps from December 1, 1936 to …

Narrator Gordon Hirabayashi

Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview V (ddr-densho-1000-115)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview V (ddr-densho-1000-115)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
Grant Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1004-11)
vh Grant Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1004-11)
Kibei male. Born November 9, 1919, in Thomas, Washington. Went to Japan at age twelve, attended school, and returned to the U.S. as a high school student. Enlisted in the army just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and was eventually recruited for the Military Intelligence Service. Selected as one of fourteen Japanese Americans to …
Grant Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1001-41)
vh Grant Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1001-41)
Kibei male. Born November 9, 1919, in Thomas, Washington. Went to Japan at age twelve, attended school, and returned to the U.S. as a high school student. Enlisted in the army just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and was eventually recruited for the Military Intelligence Service. Selected as one of fourteen Japanese Americans to …
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1012-2)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1012-2)
Nisei male. Born April 23, 1918, in Seattle, Washington. Spent most of his childhood in Thomas, Washington, where his parents were part of a Christian farming co-op. Attended the University of Washington where he was active in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the conscientious objector movement, and became a Quaker. At the outbreak of World …
Old people of Whittier, California (ddr-csujad-57-39)
img Old people of Whittier, California (ddr-csujad-57-39)
Elderly founders of Whittier (Calif.) pose in three rows, seated and standing, before a structure. [Printed on paper attached to photo and matboard] The Old People of Whittier, California, December 12, 1895. [Followed by lists of names with birth dates and birthplaces, organized rear, middle, front. Transcription of names only:] REAR COLUMN Joel Hiatt ; Samuel …
Seattle Times: Exhibits celebrate immigrants' strengths, talents in new country (ddr-densho-446-452)
doc Seattle Times: Exhibits celebrate immigrants' strengths, talents in new country (ddr-densho-446-452)
Article titled "Japanese-American women" noted that the 11 NW women added to the exhibit at the Burke were chosen by a committee of their peers.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (ddr-densho-446-451)
doc Seattle Post-Intelligencer (ddr-densho-446-451)
Selected articles: Seattle woman's saga captured in photo (p.1-2); Club Asia (p. 2)
Arai Family Tree (ddr-densho-430-120)
doc Arai Family Tree (ddr-densho-430-120)
Family tree of the descendants of Shimakichi Arai and Yone Yuki (Yanabe) Arai.
Book of 70th Anniversary of Japanese Congregational Church (ddr-densho-446-455)
doc Book of 70th Anniversary of Japanese Congregational Church (ddr-densho-446-455)
The Japanese Congregational Church's 70th Anniversary coincided with the 100th Anniversary of the Japanese Christian Mission in North America. This book traces the history of JCC within the larger setting of national and local events, and some of the photos and narratives may be of interest. Ai Chih Tsai was pastor at JCC from 1948 to …
70th Anniversary of the Japanese Congregational Church (ddr-densho-474-53)
doc 70th Anniversary of the Japanese Congregational Church (ddr-densho-474-53)
The Japanese Congregational Church's 70th Anniversary book traces the history of JCC within the context of national and local events.
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