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Mimeograph operator (ddr-densho-114-160)
img Mimeograph operator (ddr-densho-114-160)
Original caption: Pfc. Kaichi Fukushima, Nisei Japanese mimeograph operator in the production section, General Headquarters, Allied Forces in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, stencils both Japanese characters and English translations out by the typing sub-section. 9-3-46.
Japanese man instructs maid on chores (ddr-densho-299-47)
img Japanese man instructs maid on chores (ddr-densho-299-47)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-3063. 23 April 1948 / Living standards in Japan: / This photograph of Japanese home life / is to be used in a S & S feature story / on the living standards throughout Japan. / Mr. Miyata, who lives with his son, a / Japanese harp maker, in Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, / Japan, …
Suiun Komuro at Tokyo Station with wife and daughters (ddr-njpa-4-497)
img Suiun Komuro at Tokyo Station with wife and daughters (ddr-njpa-4-497)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Komuro returns. The painter Komuro came back to Japan from Europe by the ship Asama Maru at 10 a.m. on July 9th. The ship entered Yokohama port, then he took a train from there, arriving in Tokyo Station at 10 p.m. The photo is Mr. Komura with his wife and daughters, who …
Tomiye Terasaki Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-122-2)
vh Tomiye Terasaki Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-122-2)
Moving to Japan at age three, living in Fukuoka and Tokyo, Japan (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. It was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terasaki's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors …

Article regarding Japanese newspapers outside Japan (ddr-njpa-4-1753)
doc Article regarding Japanese newspapers outside Japan (ddr-njpa-4-1753)
Article text (incomplete) [translation]: "The tremendous contributions to Japan and donations of money by Japanese in foreign countries have not been recognized by the people in Japan. This has been a regrettable reality to Japanese who are acquainted with foreign affairs. Kawai, head of the Information section, helped to establish the association of foreign Japanese newspapers …
Radio repairman (ddr-densho-114-141)
img Radio repairman (ddr-densho-114-141)
Original caption: Tec 4 M. Mori of Chicago, Ill., radio repairman with the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, works at repairing a radio in the repair shop. 9-3-46.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 11 (March 18, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 11 (March 18, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-11)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Law Unfair, Says Fujiyoshi" (pp. 1, 6), "Politics, Music Interest Horiuchi" (pp. 1, 5), "Movie Review: 'Tokyo Pop' Looks, Laughs at Modern Japan" (p. 2), and "Asian American Identity Crisis in 1990 Census" (p. 4).
Newspaper clipping regarding Joseph Grew (ddr-njpa-1-472)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Joseph Grew (ddr-njpa-1-472)
Caption on front [translation]: "Ambassador Grew to Retire After 9 Years in Tokyo. Plans to Return to America in Early May. (Tokyo 21 Domei). According to today's Yomiuri Shimbun, US Ambassador to Japan Joseph Grew will likely return home on a leave of absence in early May. The same paper also stated that Ambassador Grew hopes …
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 56 (August 8, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-43)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 56 (August 8, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-43)
"Ex-Navy Officer Wires Governor in Montana for Permission to Wed Japanese Girl in Tokyo" (p. 1), "Protest Canada's Program to Deal with Japanese Evacuation Losses" (p. 1), "Emperor's Gold Fish Unimportant, No Longer Under Law in Japan" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 5 (July 29, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 5 (July 29, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-29)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation Was a 'Bum Deal': Buchanan" (p.1-2), 'Carter Appoints Four Nikkei to High-Level Posts" (p.1, 4), "Japan to Raise 1,000,000,000 Yen for Li'l Tokyo Cultural Community Center" (p.3), "The Bakke Case" (p.5).
Pacific Citizen, Whole No. 2,233, Vol. 96, No. 13 (April 8, 1983) (ddr-pc-55-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Whole No. 2,233, Vol. 96, No. 13 (April 8, 1983) (ddr-pc-55-13)
Selected article titles: "100th/[442nd] veterans fete 40th anniversary in Hawaii" (p. 1), "Survey says Americans favor quality of Japan-made autos" (p. 1), "Coram nobis fundraiser: Nikkei attorneys 'rewriting history'" (p. 1), "Little Tokyo statue to stay" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 57, No. 2 (July 12, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-28)
ds Pacific Citizen, Vol. 57, No. 2 (July 12, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-28)
Selected article titles: "11 State Legislatures Adopt Civil Rights-Type Measures" (pp. 1-2), "Washington Newsletter: Slow Congressional Pace" (p. 2), "Tokyo Topics: Nisei in Japan" (p. 3), and "Rep. Roybal Urges 1963 Commemoration Honoring Japanese American Servicemen" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 22 (June 6, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 22 (June 6, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-22)
Selected article titles: "To the Point: At Arlington" (p. 1), "Vietnamese: A Resilient People" (pp. 1-2), "Indochinese Refugee Issue: Views of Two Ministers" (p. 2), and "Japan-U.S. Friendship Act May Help Future Little Tokyo Cultural Center" (p. 3).
Short article regarding a Japanese ambassador (ddr-njpa-4-1875)
doc Short article regarding a Japanese ambassador (ddr-njpa-4-1875)
Article [translation]: "New Local Japanese Vice-Consul Arrives. Torao Oshio, new Japanese vice-consul here, arrived in Honolulu last night at 9:10 from Tokyo by Japan Air Lines, accompanied by his wife, Miyoko, and 8-year-old daughter, Chitaru. Oshio will succeed Kazuo Nakajima, who is leaving for Japan with his family on Nov. 8 for reassignment. After attending Chuo …
Nisei linguists (ddr-densho-114-138)
img Nisei linguists (ddr-densho-114-138)
Original caption: 1st Lt. Fred Uyehara of Chicago, Ill., assignment officer at the linguist training and control section, G-2, GHQ-FEC, left, interviews Lt. Yoshio Hotta of Oakland, Calif., concerning reassignment as a linguist officer in the Far East Command. Lt. Uyehara and Lt. Hotta are typical of the Niseis serving with the occupation forces in Japan. …
Nobusuke Kishi shaking hands with Samuel Wilder King (ddr-njpa-4-427)
img Nobusuke Kishi shaking hands with Samuel Wilder King (ddr-njpa-4-427)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN PREMIER GREETED HERE: Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi is shown being greeted by Governor Samuel Wilder King on his arrival here last night from Tokyo aboard a Japan Air Lines plane en route to Washington, D.C. Looking on are Honolulu's Consul-General Hisaji Hattori, left, and Hirohide Ishida, chief secretary of Premier Kishi's …

Narrator Frank H. Hirata

Kibei-Nisei male. Born November 19, 1925, in Spokane, Washington. At the age of ten, went to Japan with grandfather. During World War II, was conscripted into the Japanese army, and was still in training when the war ended. After the war, continued education, graduating from Kyoto University with a law degree. Got married in 1957 and …
Workfloor of a factory showing the following writing on the wall:
img Workfloor of a factory showing the following writing on the wall: "Do Your Best! For the New Nippon Revival" (ddr-densho-299-37)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-75959. 17 June 47 / E.S.S. project: / Sign in the Hitachi Seiko Kaish- / a Ltd. machine tool plant, Chiba / Prefecture, Tokyo, Japan. This / factory is not currently slated for / reparations. / Photographer - Kondis / Photograph by U.S. Army Signal Corps."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
Selected article titles: "JACL to Develop TV Series on Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Return Urged for Little Tokyo 'Northside'" (p. 1), "Asian American Music on 'Arista' Label: 'Hiroshima' Sounds Going Nationwide" (p. 3), and "A Background Report: Japan-U.S. Friendship Act" (p. 4).
Honolulu Chamber of Commerce president, predecessor and his wife, and Honolulu postmaster (ddr-njpa-2-1049)
img Honolulu Chamber of Commerce president, predecessor and his wife, and Honolulu postmaster (ddr-njpa-2-1049)
Caption on reverse: "BACK FROM JAPAN VISIT: Four Honolulans returned from a two-week visit to Japan as guests of Japan Air Lines aboard JAL's 'City of Tokyo' Saturday night. Left to right, they were: Porter Dickinson, immediate past president of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce; Mrs. Dickinson; Richard H. Wheeler, president of the Honolulu Chamber, and …
Kocho Otani, his wife, and Higashi Honganji members (ddr-njpa-4-1898)
img Kocho Otani, his wife, and Higashi Honganji members (ddr-njpa-4-1898)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Tokyo, December 1, 1936. Last year Kocho Otani decided to plan a radical reformation of education and learning in the religious sect. He is the head of Higashi Honganji. He is going to [?] throughout Japan. At first, Otani, his wife Tomoko, President Sekiene, and Koga, who is [?], got to Tokyo …
Nisei linguists attending Japanese language class (ddr-densho-114-166)
img Nisei linguists attending Japanese language class (ddr-densho-114-166)
Original caption: Nisei Japanese soldiers, interpreters of the linguist section, Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, attend class in legal terminology as part of training program to better their knowledge of the Japanese language. 9-3-46.
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 86 (ddr-densho-1000-153-86)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 86 (ddr-densho-1000-153-86)
Meeting an old acquaintance from MIS language school leads to a job in Tokyo

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do …

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 24 (December 14, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 24 (December 14, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-50)
Selected article titles: "Semi-Gov't Japan Agency to Step Up Temporary Farm Laborers Program" (p. 1), "Annual immigration quota for Japan may be raised to 563" (p. 1), "Urge middle ground in current textile, quota controversy" (p. 2), "Tokyoite answers Keyes Beech's article on Japanese indifferentism to communism" (p. 2), "Marysville fetes Japan farm laborers" (p. 3), …
Nisei draftsman preparing maps (ddr-densho-114-157)
img Nisei draftsman preparing maps (ddr-densho-114-157)
Original caption: Tec 5 George Fuyasho of Portland, Oregon, a Nisei Japanese draftsman for the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Forces in the Pacific, prepares sketches and maps necessary for the production of documents, Floor plans and blueprints. Tokyo, Japan. 9-3-46.
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