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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 20 (November 17, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 20 (November 17, 1972) (ddr-pc-44-45)
Selected article titles: "To Save International District Seattle's Domed Stadium Groundbreaking Distrupted" (p.1), "34-page Petition Protests ILGWU Subway Poster" (p.1, 3), "Little Tokyo Denizen Hijacks JAL Jet Plane in Japan" (p.1, 6), "Work of Nisei G-2 in WW2 'Stupendous'" (p.4).
Nisei interpreter questioning a witness for the war crimes trials (ddr-densho-114-167)
img Nisei interpreter questioning a witness for the war crimes trials (ddr-densho-114-167)
Original caption: Tec 3 Ben Oshita (left) of Salt Lake City, Utah, interpreting the questions of Capt. Arthur A. Sandusky, staff attorney, asked of a possible prosecution witness for the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, in the Ministry of War Building, Tokyo, Japan. Miss Lenore Scott is the stenographer for the inquisition. This is …
Proofreading military documents (ddr-densho-114-140)
img Proofreading military documents (ddr-densho-114-140)
Original caption: Tec 4 [illegible] from Hilo, Hawaii, checks a document to determine its accuracy before it is delivered to the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, and other Allied military authorities. Proof-reading of all manuscripts and documents for typegraphical errors, is one of the important positions held by both civilian and military Nisei personnel in …
Joseph Grew and his wife returning to Japan (ddr-njpa-1-542)
img Joseph Grew and his wife returning to Japan (ddr-njpa-1-542)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "US Ambassador Grew Returns to Post. (Tokyo) October 11, 1939. US Ambassador to Japan Joseph Conrad Grew, who had returned to the US in connection to his mission of realigning relations between the US and Japan, and his wife entered Yokohama port at 5:30 p.m. on the 10th aboard the Tatsuta Maru …
Supply clerks (ddr-densho-114-156)
img Supply clerks (ddr-densho-114-156)
Original caption: Nisei Japanese supply clerks, work in the supply room from which supplies are issued to the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan. L-R: Pfc. Hideo Ikeuchi, Tec 5 Tom Maruyama, and Pfc. Francis Nakagawa. 9-3-46.
Four-part article regarding Juji Kasai's report on Japan-U.S. relations (ddr-njpa-4-630)
doc Four-part article regarding Juji Kasai's report on Japan-U.S. relations (ddr-njpa-4-630)
Article title and sub-heading [translation]: "Japan-U.S. Relationship in Crisis Kasai Juji reporting from Washington, D.C." Article text [translation]: "The following serial reports are from telegrams Juji Kasai sent to Tokyo while he met with politicians, diplomats, news reporters, and friends during his 6-day visit to Washington..."
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 19, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-124)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 19, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-124)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. This letter is written in Japan where Masao is stationed as a U.S. military soldier and mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. Masao describes his stay in Japan, being transferred from Sagamihara, Kanagawa, to Tokyo, possibly being …
Letter from Nobuyuki Tanimoto to Mr. Mas [Masao] Okine, November 27, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-178)
doc Letter from Nobuyuki Tanimoto to Mr. Mas [Masao] Okine, November 27, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-178)
A letter from Nobuyuki Tanimoto to his brother-in-law, Masao Okine. Nobuyuki writes from Japan where he is stationed as a US Army soldier of Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers or General Headquarters (GHQ). He describes his work place, Prince Shimazu House, in Tokyo, Japan, and also improvement from inadequate supplies in Japan after the war. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 29 No. 7 (August 13, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-32)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 29 No. 7 (August 13, 1949) (ddr-pc-21-32)
Selected article titles: "JACL National Board Urges Continued Full-Fledged Right for Issei Citizen Rights" (p. 1), "Government Winds Up Case in Trial of 'Tokyo Rose'" (p. 1), "Loyalty Not Matter of Race, Says Japan Paper of Nisei" (p. 3), "California Agency Rescinds Ban on Issei Liquor Licenses" (p. 8).
Sohn Kee-Chung at the 1936 Olympic awards ceremony (ddr-njpa-4-2602)
img Sohn Kee-Chung at the 1936 Olympic awards ceremony (ddr-njpa-4-2602)
Caption on reverse: "The crowning of the winner of the greatest Olympic championship. Kitie [sic] Son of Japan, a 21-year-old Korean-born student of Tokyo, who won the fastest Marathon in the history of the games by covering the twenty-six miles in 2 hours 29 minutes 19.2 seconds."
W. Cameron Forbes meeting with Chuji Machida (ddr-njpa-1-374)
img W. Cameron Forbes meeting with Chuji Machida (ddr-njpa-1-374)
Caption on reverse: "The American Economic Mission to Japan and China in conference with Japanese Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Chuji Machida, at the official residence of Mr. Machida. Seated behind the table: (left) Mr. Machida, (right) Hon. W. Cameron Forbes, chairman of the American Economic Mission. April 9, Tokyo."
Postcards (ddr-csujad-25-45)
img Postcards (ddr-csujad-25-45)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Four postcards of Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, Japan, are pasted on the page. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_07_01_045
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 2 (January 12, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 2 (January 12, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-2)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Leaders More Concerned Over Shabby U.S. Treatment of Japan Trade" (p.1), "Seattle City Council Turns Down Proposal to Prohibit Housing Ban" (p.1), "Nisei in Hawaii Losing Political Grip, Says Inouye" (p.1), "After Pearl Harbor" (p.2), "Li'l Tokyo Issei Cited for Goodwill Push" (p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 10 (September 6, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 10 (September 6, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-36)
Selected article titles: "Thirty-Five March Under JACL Banner in August 28 March for Jobs, Freedom" (pp. 1-2), "JACL Answers Negroes' Painful Call for Help, Says Matsunaga" (pp. 1-2, 4), "Chicago Veterans to Commemorate 20th 422 [sic] Anniv." (p. 3), and "Tokyo Topics: First Nisei Decorated by Japan" (p. 4).

Narrator Muriel Chiyo Tanaka Onishi

Nisei female. Born March 6, 1921, in Hilo, Hawaii. Grew up in Hilo, where parents were Japanese language school teachers. In 1939, moved to Japan to obtain medical treatment, and attended school there. During World War II, was conscripted into the Japanese military and worked as an interpreter, translating U.S. radio transmissions for General Headquarters in …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4376 (October 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-87)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4376 (October 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-87)
Selected article titles: "Berkeley, Calif. Proves 'Test Tube' for Postwar Racial Problems"; "To Investigate Attack on Evacuee in Wyo."; "Nisei Find Selves Stuck in Japan"; "'Guaranteed Housing' Asked for Relocatees"; "YBA Goblin's Frolic"; "Cal. Equalization Board Finally Yields to Issei Demands"; "Nisei Wins Scholarship at College in Boston"; "Local Nisei Bowling League"; "Bears Meet Zebras in …
Frank H. Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-271)
vh Frank H. Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-271)
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 …
Sankuro Ogasawara and two other Ministry of Finance officials (ddr-njpa-4-1718)
img Sankuro Ogasawara and two other Ministry of Finance officials (ddr-njpa-4-1718)
Caption on reverse: "JAPAN FINANCE MINISTER HERE: Sankuro Ogasawara (center), Japanese finance minister, was a brief visitor here Saturday night enroute to Washington, D.C., where he will attend general meetings of the International Monetary Fund and of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He was accompanied by Gengo Suzuki (left), financial commissioner, and Taroichi Yoshida, …
A basket shop owner and his family (ddr-densho-299-22)
img A basket shop owner and his family (ddr-densho-299-22)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-3062. 23 April 1948 / Living standards in Japan: / This photograph of a Japanese family / is to be used in a S & S feature story / on the difference in living standards / throughout Japan. Mr. T. Kakizawa / (extreme right), directs an employee / in his lacquer basket shop …

Narrator Frank Shinichiro Tanabe

Nisei male. Born on August 10, 1919, in Osaka, Japan. Attended college at the University of Washington before being removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Established Tule Lake's newspaper, the Tulean Dispatch. Transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, before resettling in Chicago. Drafted into the Military Intelligence …
Nisei typists (ddr-densho-114-146)
img Nisei typists (ddr-densho-114-146)
Original caption: Miss Doris Y. Shibamo, Nisei Japanese civil service employee who was born in Wahiawa, Oahu, T.H., and Pfc. Jim Morikawa of Baker's Field, Calif. (right), prepare letters for proof-readers and subsequent delivery to the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers. They are typists in the typing subsection, NYK Building, Tokyo, Japan. 9-3-46.
Nisei librarian (ddr-densho-114-159)
img Nisei librarian (ddr-densho-114-159)
Original caption: Pfc. Al Y. Kimoto (left) Nisei Japanese librarian of the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, assists Pfc. Paul S. Hasegawa of the 3d Detachment, with his choice of reading material in the library which is under the jurisdiction of the Information and Education Section. 9-3-46.
Men at the American Economic Mission (ddr-njpa-1-377)
img Men at the American Economic Mission (ddr-njpa-1-377)
Caption on reverse: "The American Economic Mission to Japan and China in conference with Japanese Minister of Finance, Mr. Korekiyo Takahashi, at the Finance Minister's official residence. Behind the table (from left) Mr. Takahashi, Hon. W. Cameron Forbes, Chairman of the American Economic Mission, and Mr. Juichi Tsushima, Vice Minister of Finance. April 9, Tokyo. 1935."
A mother reading to her children (ddr-densho-299-25)
img A mother reading to her children (ddr-densho-299-25)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-1577. 6 March 48 / Stars & Stripes feature story on Signal Corps photographer: / A Japanese mother and her WWO children / sit around the charcoal burner in their / home located in Nakajuju, Kitaku, Tokyo, / Japan, as the mother reads to the / girls from a Japanese children's book. / …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 71, No. 24 (December 11, 1970) (ddr-pc-42-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 71, No. 24 (December 11, 1970) (ddr-pc-42-49)
Selected article titles: "Little Tokyo asks United Way for reconsideration" (p. 1), "Suspect found in Okubo murder" (p. 1), "Legal aid director quits, unable to fire Nisei staffer" (p. 1), "Youths back anti-Elks resolution" (p. 3), "Educator urges greater stress, more classes in U.S. on Japan and Japanese" (p. 3), "Asian Americans for Peace march" (p. …
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