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Nisei soldier painting a sign (ddr-densho-114-154)
img Nisei soldier painting a sign (ddr-densho-114-154)
Original caption: Pfc. Taka Oka, Nisei Japanese sign-painter for the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, prepares a sign announcing the weekly dance. He is from Seattle, Wash., and a member of the Allied occupation forces in Japan. 9-3-46.
Japanese American special agent (ddr-densho-107-9)
img Japanese American special agent (ddr-densho-107-9)
When this photo was taken, Roy Matsumoto was a special agent for the 441st CIC Det. GHQ Allied Forces, Japan. He is in Korakuen Park, Koishigawa, Tokyo, Japan. The photo was taken by Mrs. Motoko Manabe, who was the wife of Mr. Ryoichi Manabe, former Japanese Consul General at Hankow, China.
Japanese man shaping a glass bowl (ddr-densho-299-48)
img Japanese man shaping a glass bowl (ddr-densho-299-48)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2856. 23 April 49 / Manufacturing glassware in Japan: / One of the oldest and highly skilled / employees at Hoya Glass Factory, / Tokyo, Japan, uses a pair of shears / to trim off surplus glass as he care- / fully styles a bowl. / Photographer - Girard / Photograph by U.S. …
Shizuto Kawamura and three sons sitting on beach (ddr-ajah-6-10)
img Shizuto Kawamura and three sons sitting on beach (ddr-ajah-6-10)
Caption below photo: Kawamura family at Enoshima, a popular resort area in Japan, circa 1950. They moved from Alameda, CA., to Japan after shout was hired as an engineer at a Tokyo steel mill. He could not find a job in engineering in America. Names identified: George, Seigi, Shizuto, Jiro
Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
img Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Envoys Osumi, Isaka and [?] start travels. (Tokyo) 1939 July 18. Admiral Osumi, [?] Isaka, president of Tokyo [?], and [?] began their travels to Europe from Tokyo at 9 a.m. on the 18th. Officials and citizens saw them off. Osumi, a military representative in the Diet and the Minister of the …
Nisei clerk (ddr-densho-114-148)
img Nisei clerk (ddr-densho-114-148)
Original caption: Miss Yukie Konai, Nisei clerk-typist, Special Service, GHQ, Army Forces in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, locates a rest area for a GI. She came to Tokyo from New York City in 1940 and was forced to remain until the conclusion of the war. When her citizenship was reinstated, she secured a position in the …
Newspaper clipping regarding Dan C. Gorham (ddr-njpa-1-548)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Dan C. Gorham (ddr-njpa-1-548)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "American Youth Gorham Graduates From Tokyo Imperial University. Received Education in Japan from Elementary School. Returns to Birthplace of America on Yawata Maru. [Tokyo 1st Domei]. An American youth named Dan C. Gorham (25) was among the two thousand who had their graduation ceremony for Tokyo Imperial University on the 31st and …
Wang Jingwei greeting Prime Minister Konoe (ddr-njpa-1-1077)
img Wang Jingwei greeting Prime Minister Konoe (ddr-njpa-1-1077)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Chairman Wang Jingwei Comes to Japan. Dramatic handshake with Prime Minister Konoe, who came out to meet him. (taken at Tokyo Station on June 17) Foreign Minister Matsuoka is on the far right."
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 39, No. 11, November 2002 (ddr-sjacl-1-506)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 39, No. 11, November 2002 (ddr-sjacl-1-506)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Arlene Oki reports that Bill Tashima will be joining the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Advanced Nations Japanese American Visitation Program for a weeklong orientation of Japan in Tokyo and other Japanese cities. Consul General Abe requested a member of Seattle JACL; Joy Shigaki to head Chapter Civil Rights Committee.
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.
Mary Higake Hasegawa (ddr-ajah-8-3)
av Mary Higake Hasegawa (ddr-ajah-8-3)
Mary Higake Hasegawa was born on May 12, 1921, in Alameda, California. In 1939, she was sent to Japan to live with relatives, and spent World War II in Tokyo and Fukushima. After the war, returned to Alameda.
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 …
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, …
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).
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.
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 …
Relatives in Japan (ddr-csujad-42-241)
img Relatives in Japan (ddr-csujad-42-241)
Photographed are the Takano family's relatives in Japan, including Itoko, Hideo, Shin'ichi, Shohei, and a housemaid. It was taken during their visit at Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_002
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. 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).
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).
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 …
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 …
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