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Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Chiong-hui (ddr-densho-446-340)
doc Letter from Ai Chih Tsai to Chiong-hui (ddr-densho-446-340)
[Handwritten Draft] Ai Chih Tsai just returned from special mission for US government in Japan. He met Khe-an and many Formosans in Tokyo. Formosa is facing difficult a period. He focused on meeting the post-war spiritual needs of Formosas: educational institutions, missionaries and securing the help of the Foreign Missionary Boards.
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 …
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 …

Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-53)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-53)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception for Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan. From left: Olinda Saito’s mother, Olinda Saito (bride), Shiuko Sakai, Capt. Waddington and Capt. Humphries. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda Saito, with whom she worked at the U.S. army …
Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-54)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-54)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception for Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan. From left: Mrs. Sakamoto, unidentified, Olinda Saito (bride), Capt. Sakamoto, Shiuko Sakai, Maj. Brown. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda Saito, with whom she worked at the U.S. army language …
Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-55)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-55)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception for Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan. From left: unidentified seated individual, Olinda Saito (bride), Tami Okamura, Lt. Zuretti, May Ideta. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda Saito, with whom she worked at the U.S. army language …
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. …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 06, (February 16, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-6)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 06, (February 16, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-6)
Select article titles: "Chapters Approve JACL Bldg. Project" (p.1); "Japan-U.S. Friendship Act Bill To Boost Educational Exchange" (p.1); "Fresno to Host First Tri-District JACL Meet" (p.1); "'Tokyo Rose' Case Pursued as Thesis" (p.1); "More Asians in College than Ratio in State" (p.3); "'Lone Heart Mountain' Estelle's Epilogue" (p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 16, (October 19, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 16, (October 19, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-41)
Select article titles: "Ex-Envoy to Japan to Co-Chair Bldg. Fund Bid" (p.1); "40 et 8 Vets Drop All-White Policy" (p.1); "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Hotel Okayed, Housing Assured" (p.1); "'Relocation Camp' More Comfortable As Term than 'Concentration Camp'" (p.3); "Association for Foreign Wives of Japanese Helps Members to Adjust" (p.6).
Christmas card from Paul Rusch to Sue Ogata Kato, December 20 (ddr-csujad-49-141)
doc Christmas card from Paul Rusch to Sue Ogata Kato, December 20 (ddr-csujad-49-141)
A Christmas card from Paul Frederick Rusch in Tokyo, Japan, to Sue Ogata Kato. An item from: pages 88-89 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_058_02
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.
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.
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. / …
Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-16)
doc Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-16)
A brief account of life of Thomas Rockrise (Iwahiko Tsumanuma) including his architectual work finished in Japan during his two trips there in 1920 and 1921. These projects include Kawasaki Hospital in Kobe; Colonial home for a business man, Mr. Uenaka, in Tokyo; Private Museum for Tokushichi Nomura, Esq., in Kyoto; Nanying office building, Nanking Road, …
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."
Yoshio Ichikawa's daughter's wedding in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2224)
img Yoshio Ichikawa's daughter's wedding in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2224)
Black and white photograph depicting a group of 31 individuals at the wedding of Yoshio Ichikawa's daughter (seated, center). Wedding ceremony held in Tokyo, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2327
Yoshio Ichikawa family in Tokyo (ddr-csujad-55-2222)
img Yoshio Ichikawa family in Tokyo (ddr-csujad-55-2222)
Sepia-toned photograph depicting the Ichikawa family in Tokyo, Japan. Pictured are Yoshio and Hatsue Ichikawa with three children. Verso reads: To Mr. and Mrs. Kambara. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2325
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 23 (December 6, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 23 (December 6, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-49)
Select article titles: "U.S. Admits 6,000 Immigratnts from Japan in 1956-57" (p. 1); "Idaho governor urges Nisei help rid Intolerance, 1000ers celebrate" (p. 1); "Confusion among Nisei on U.S.-Japan affairs draws comment from Tokyo writer" (p. 2); "Bandits slug Issei, attempt to rob Nat'l JACL quarters" (p. 3); "Obnoxious term in 'Fuzz Young' textbook story to …
Emanuel Feuermann seated with Mr. Kitzenger [?] (ddr-njpa-1-345)
img Emanuel Feuermann seated with Mr. Kitzenger [?] (ddr-njpa-1-345)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Unsurpassed King of the Cello. Feuermann's Long-Awaited Trip to Japan! (Tokyo) October 4, 1934. Emanuel Feuermann, an unparalleled genius cellist known throughout the world who is now at Columbia, and his accompanist Mr. Kitzenger [?] entered Tokyo at 8:25 a.m. on the 4th. Driven from his post as a cello instructor at …
Naganari Ogasawara (ddr-njpa-4-1716)
img Naganari Ogasawara (ddr-njpa-4-1716)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) November 3, 1935. A hanging decoration of Emperor Meiji's poem was made by three persons. Sasaburo Hayakawa lives in [?] city, and Kato [?] and [??] live in Tokyo city. They successfully made the hanging decoration. Emperor Meiji's poem was used by Chosei Ogasawara and Togo, an army general (Togo and …

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 …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 24 No. 22 (June 7, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-23)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 24 No. 22 (June 7, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-23)
Selected article titles: "Kawakita Will Face Federal Treason Charge for Alleged Mistreatment of U.S. POWs" (p. 1), "California Senate Repeals School Segregation Law. Governor Warren Expected To Sign Measure Abolishing Anti-Oriental Education Code" (p. 1), "Recruiting Teams Seek Nisei For Japan Occupation Duty" (p. 2), "U.S. Court Upholds Order Of Deportation Served on Japanese Resident Aliens" …
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