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Florence Denton (ddr-njpa-1-167)
img Florence Denton (ddr-njpa-1-167)
Caption on reverse: "Meet the American 'Mayor' of Kyoto. Tokyo - Often dubbed the Mayor of Kyoto, Miss Florence Denton, American missionary-school marm, has Japan's ancient capital at her command. Half a century of servicce to Doshisha University of that city has brought her this unique recognition. Miss Denton who came to Japan from Pasadena, California, …
Bruce T. Kaji Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-289)
vh Bruce T. Kaji Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-289)
Nisei male. Born May 9, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles and was in high school when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, then was inducted into the army. Joined …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. IV No. 50 (January 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-138)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. IV No. 50 (January 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-138)
Selected article titles: "Dr. Hannaford Relates Experiences in Japan: Evacuee Saw American Bomber Raid Tokyo Last Summer" (p. 1), "Block 13 Group Donate $5 to Fund" (p. 1), "Special Ward I Election Today" (p. 1), "Only Initial Supply of Brooms Issued" (p. 1), "Health Workers Check Foodstuffs" (p. 1), "Young Married Group to Have Tea" (p. …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 1, (July 5, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-27)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 1, (July 5, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-27)
Select article titles: "East L.A. athletes dominate at 6th annual Relays; five records broken, one tied" (p. 1); "President Signs $2-Million Bill For Evacuees" (p. 1); "Monthly social security benefits payable to Issei visiting or residing in Japan" (p. 1); "Whereabouts sought by Justice Dep't of 72 missing claimants" (p. 1); "'Miracle man' astounding Japanese and …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, August 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-156)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, August 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-156)
A letter from Masao Okine who is stationed in Yokohama, Japan as a Nisei soldier to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. This letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Postal Service. In the letter, he describes his work and daily routine in Japan. He has been transferred from Tokyo to Yokohama and his …
Japanese Boy Scout leader with Honolulu Boy Scout leaders (ddr-njpa-4-809)
img Japanese Boy Scout leader with Honolulu Boy Scout leaders (ddr-njpa-4-809)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN SCOUT LEADER VISITS HERE: Eagle Scout Arthur K. Goto of Honolulu's Explorer Post 82 is shown wishing Count Yorihiro Matsudaira, president of the Boy Scouts Council of Kagawa prefecture, Japan, godspeed as he left aboard a Pan American plane for Tokyo following a two-day visit in Honolulu a week ago last Saturday, …
Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview (ddr-densho-1000-316)
vh Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview (ddr-densho-1000-316)
Nisei male. Born February 23, 1933, in Tokyo, Japan. Moved with parents to Hawaii at a young age, and grew up in Honolulu, where family held a prominent position in the community. Just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, parents received a phone call from Japan, which was tapped by the FBI. The U.S. government …
An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
vh An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda (ddr-csujad-29-56)
Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal and incarceration, camp conditions, wartime repatriation …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 24 No. 17 (May 3, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-18)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 24 No. 17 (May 3, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-18)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Pilot Gives Life in Georgia Crash. Japanese American Veteran Stays With Falling Plane Until It Clears Urban Area" (p. 1), "Utah Governor Supports Evacuee Claims Legislation. Gov. Maw Asks Congress Leaders to Extend Citizen Rights to Issei Residents" (p. 1), "Baldwin Announces Formation of Tokyo Office of JACL to Assist U.S. Citizens …
Digest of Information No. 25 and 26 (ddr-densho-156-386)
doc Digest of Information No. 25 and 26 (ddr-densho-156-386)
Section titles: "Regional Chiefs in Washington"; "1,000 Apply for Leave"; "WRA Movie Released"; "Background Bulletin Completed"; "Welfare Agencies Map Program"; "Plan WRA Office in Chicago"; "Complete Agricultural Conferences"; "Meets with legion Officials"; "Dr. Thompson Here"; "Arnold Leaves for Hawaii"; "To Survey Project Requirements"; "Change Script in 'Little Tokyo'"; "Railroads Seek Workers"; "Progress in Land Purchase"; "Marks …
Minoru Kiyota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-36)
vh Minoru Kiyota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-36)
Kibei male, born October 12, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Raised primarily in San Francisco, California, spending four years in Hiratsuka, Japan. Was incarcerated with his family at Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Refused to sign the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," and as a consequence was moved to Tule Lake Segregation Center, California. In Tule, he renounced his U.S. …
Ikkaku Matsuzawa seated at a table with other men (ddr-njpa-4-909)
img Ikkaku Matsuzawa seated at a table with other men (ddr-njpa-4-909)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) May 31, 1937. The Oriental Athletic Society Extraordinary General Meeting will be held on June 3rd. However, the request for a postponement of the first championship series, planned to held next year, by the Philippines is causing a problem of whether it will be canceled or delayed and has made the …
Wally Yonamine Interview (ddr-janm-13-2)
vh Wally Yonamine Interview (ddr-janm-13-2)
Nisei-han male. Born June 24, 1925, in Maui, Hawaii. Grew up in a small village on a sugar plantation. Played football in high school, transferring to Honolulu. Signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 1947, but ended football career with an injury. In 1951, signed with the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants, the first American to play in …
Ted Akimoto's Army Photographer patch (ddr-densho-299-247)
av Ted Akimoto's Army Photographer patch (ddr-densho-299-247)
Caption: "At the end of WWII I was fortunate enough to be Photo Assignment Officer for the Signal Photo / division of the Supreme Command Allied Powers (SCAP) in Tokyo, Japan. Our responsibilities / were to take all newsworthy still photographs and newsreels requested by the Public Information / Office of SCAP. All photos taken in …
Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-102)
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-102)
Nisei male. Born February 7, 1919, in Exeter, California. Spent prewar childhood in Visalia, California. Drafted prior to World War II. Served in an activated National Guard unit at Fort Lewis, Washington. When World War II broke out, he and all the other Nisei servicemen at Fort Lewis were sent inland. About twenty, Harvey included, went …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 5 (February 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-5)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 5 (February 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-5)
Selected article titles: "JACL's seven point legislative program for 85th Congress bard Larger quotas for Japan, speed up on claims program among JACL objectives" (p. 1); "Race Discrimination report submitted to Washington Governor" (p.1); "Protest against Dr. Sammy Lee moving to Santa Ana change to welcome signs" (p. 1); "Nisei killed in air crash over school" …
Pacific Citizen Vol. 22 No. 11 (ddr-densho-121-16)
doc Pacific Citizen Vol. 22 No. 11 (ddr-densho-121-16)
Selected article titles: "California Nisei Awarded Medal of Honor. Nation's Highest Honor Given Japanese American Who Gave Life to Save Comrades in Italy" (p. 1), "Youth to Die in Gas Chamber for Murder of Nisei Veteran" (p. 1), "New Evacuation Faces Residents in L.A. Area" (p. 1), "California Seeks Confiscation of Farm Property" (p. 1), "Tule …
Newspaper clipping regarding Joseph Grew (ddr-njpa-1-473)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Joseph Grew (ddr-njpa-1-473)
Caption on front [translation]: "Ambassador Grew Won't Come Back After Returning to the US? Personal Possessions Already Sent From Tokyo Last Fall. The President Believed to Be Already Looking for Successor. It has been reported that US ambassador to Japan Grew will return to the US for an important report to President Roosevelt at about the …
Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1008-5)
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1008-5)
Nisei male. Born February 1919 in Exeter, California. Spent prewar childhood in Visalia, California. Drafted prior to World War II. Served in an activated National Guard unit at Fort Lewis, Washington. When World War II broke out, he and all the other Nisei servicemen at Fort Lewis were sent inland. About twenty, Harvey included, went to …
Letter to Domoto Bros. Nursery (ddr-densho-356-199)
doc Letter to Domoto Bros. Nursery (ddr-densho-356-199)
Envelope addressed to Domoto Bros. postmarked Dec. 27, 1922 Santa Rosa, California. Stored in the envelope were two letters and three postcard. First letter stored in envelope is to Mr. Domoto from K. Nagasawa of Santa Rosa dated Dec. 27, 1922. The letter is an acknowledgment of a shipment of flowers as a gift, and a …
Tomiye Terasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-122)
vh Tomiye Terasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-122)
Kibei female. Born October 5, 1910, in San Francisco, California. At age three, sent to live with grandfather and receive education in Fukuoka, Japan. After high school, temporarily moved to Tokyo and assisted family-owned business. In 1929, returned to U.S. to join parents in Sacramento. After arranged marriage to Mr. Tadao Sakita, moved to Los Angeles, …
Photograph and article (ddr-njpa-4-2)
img Photograph and article (ddr-njpa-4-2)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The Man Who Shoulders Our Cotton Industry - Fusajiro Abe. The textiles Industry in the nation faces challenging era. Recent trade talks including Shimura meeting and Japan and Dutch East Indies meetings have been focusing on extremely low and exclusion of our cotton products. Serving as the director of the two textiles …
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