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Visit from Ms. Mahon (ddr-one-2-156)
img Visit from Ms. Mahon (ddr-one-2-156)
Black and white photographic print of Ms. Mahon (center) and unidentified individuals standing outside on lawn. Ms. Mahon served as the principal at Donor’s school, Bailey Gatzert grade school in Seattle, Washington. After Ms. Mahon retired, she visited Tokyo in 1950. Seattle’s Nikkei community raised the funds to pay for Ms. Mahon’s Japan trip. Inscribed on …
Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-52)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-52)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan, with Raymond Funakoshi (groom, on right) feeding a piece of cake to Olinda Saito (bride, on left) as they stand behind table with cake, flowers and candles. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda Saito, with whom she …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 27 No. 6 (August 7, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-31)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 27 No. 6 (August 7, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-31)
Selected article titles: "'Tokyo Rose' Declares She Has Never Been Notified by U.S. Of Projected Treason Trial" (p. 1), "JACL Opposes Activation Of Future Segregated Units for Japanese American Gis" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Renunciant Seeks Return of Citizenship Rights" (p. 1), "Nisei May Be Eligibla for Japan Tours. No Side Trips Will Be Permitted Under …
Medical certificate [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-12-16)
doc Medical certificate [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-12-16)
A medical certificate issued by Atsumi, M.D., Atsumi Clinic, Tokyo, Japan. It describes Tsugitada Kanamori's health condition and medical records. He was diagnosed with heart disease and received the treatments. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tsu_01_06_005
Kamie Taenaka, Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, Meguro Gajoen (ddr-csujad-25-140)
img Kamie Taenaka, Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, Meguro Gajoen (ddr-csujad-25-140)
A photograph of Kamie Taenaka and another tourist of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party taken at Meguro Gajoen, Tokyo, Japan. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_012
Nisei soldier receiving the Bronze Star (ddr-densho-114-71)
img Nisei soldier receiving the Bronze Star (ddr-densho-114-71)
Original caption: Tokyo, Japan. Lt. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Tech. Intelligence Det., GHQ-FEC, of Minneapolis, Minn., is awarded the bronze star medal by Brig. Gen. C.A. Willoughby, G-2, assistant Chief of Staff, at a ceremony in the Dai Ichi Bldg. The award is made for exemplary conduct while serving with the 100th Inf. Bn. in Eto during June …
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-158)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-158)
Original caption: Tec 5 Tom Tashiro (left) of Illinois, Nisei Japanese education counselor and Information and Education non-commissioned officer, advises Pfc. Norman Shimakawa of the 3d Detachment, a typist in the production section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, on the selection of a course to better his education and to prepare for future schooling. …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4361 (September 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-72)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4361 (September 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-72)
Selected article titles: "Little Tokyo Showing Signs of Old Activity"; "Denver YBA Holds Semi-Annual Election"; "Japanese Double Talk Stumps Nisei"; "Drop in Nisei Colony Seen for West Coast"; "Four Nisei Veterans Donate Funds to FDR Memorial"; "Placer Board Denies County Aid to Returnees"; "Kin of S.F. Nisei Servicemen Get Richmond Housing"; "Half of Canadian Japanese to …
Muriel Chiyo Tanaka Onishi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-243)
vh Muriel Chiyo Tanaka Onishi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-243)
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 …
Postcard to Kaneji Domoto in Japanese (ddr-densho-329-934)
doc Postcard to Kaneji Domoto in Japanese (ddr-densho-329-934)
Postcard addressed to Kaneji, message and signature in Japanese. Front of card has an image of a warrior on a horse crossing a body of water, captioned in English "AKECHI SAMONOSUKE, FORDING THE LAKE BIWA (1582 A.D.)" Back of card has a logo for "TOYO KISEN KAISHA / ORIENTAL S.S. CO" and reads at bottom "Printed …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-190)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-190)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, along with a note in English. He writes from Tokyo, Japan, where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. The letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Postal Service. In the letter, Masao informs that he has been transferred from Sagamihara to …
Article regarding Hidemichi Kira's arrival in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-4-406)
img Article regarding Hidemichi Kira's arrival in Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-4-406)
Caption on front: "Hidemichi Kira, New Japanese Consul, Arrives. Consul Hidemichi Kira arrived here from Tokyo by Pan American Clipper yesterday afternoon to join the local Japanese consulate-general staff. He was accompanied by his wife, Setsuko, and their daughter, Michiko, who is three years and seven months old. Consul Kira will succeed Consul Hiroshi Hitomi, who …

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 …
Nobusuke Kishi's son (ddr-njpa-4-426)
doc Nobusuke Kishi's son (ddr-njpa-4-426)
Caption on front: "PREMIER'S SON: Nobukazu Kishi, 35-year-old son of Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi, arrived in Honolulu this morning at 7:55 from Tokyo by Japan Air Lines, accompanied by one of the premier's private secretaries, Michio Kawabe. They plan to leave here Sunday night for San Francisco to join the prime minister on his official …
William Hardy and Shigemitsu Mamoru (ddr-densho-259-326)
img William Hardy and Shigemitsu Mamoru (ddr-densho-259-326)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This sailor must have been William Hardy, who was a cabin boy aboard one of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's ships which were used to force an entrance to Japan in 1853 Corky Kawasaki translated the Japanese writing, which from left to right is: Yasui, Masuo Dono [Mister or Esquire]...It was signed by …
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 …

Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-58)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-58)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception for Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan. From left: Tami Okamura, Olinda Saito (bride, standing), Shiuko Sakai, Aki Saito, unidentified, Yoshi Saito, unidentified, Heidi Okihara, remaining individuals unidentified. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda Saito, with whom …
Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-57)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-57)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception for Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan. From left: Yoshi Saito, Aki Saito, Tami Okamura (foreground, seated), Capt. Pearce (background, standing), unidentified, unidentified, Heidi Okihara, and Shiuko Sakai . Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda Saito, with …
Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-51)
img Wedding Reception of Olinda Saito and Sgt. Raymond Funakoshi (ddr-one-2-51)
Black and white photographic print of wedding reception for Olinda Saito (bride, on left) and Raymond Funakoshi (groom, on right) at the American Club in Tokyo, Japan. The couple stand behind a table with cake, flower arrangements and candles, and hold glasses in their right hands. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, organized this wedding party for Olinda …
Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [arrival] (ddr-csujad-25-132)
img Koyasan [Los Angeles Branch] Tourist Party, [arrival] (ddr-csujad-25-132)
A group photograph of the tourists of Koyasan Los Angeles Branch Tourist Party, including Kamie Taenaka, taken in Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan, after their arrival. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_004
Nisei technicians repairing a truck (ddr-densho-114-68)
img Nisei technicians repairing a truck (ddr-densho-114-68)
Two Nisei [illegible] overhaul a motor of a United States Army 21-ton 6X6 truck in the motor pool garage of the Allied Translator and Interpreter section, General Hq, Army Forces in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan. They are Tec 5 Fred Hayashi of Los Angeles, Calif., and Tec 5 Shigoro Yammoto of Walnut Grove, Calif., both of …
Nisei linguists (ddr-densho-114-144)
img Nisei linguists (ddr-densho-114-144)
Original caption: Capt. R. W. Pedlow of Chester, Pa., right, and Tec 3 James Iso of San Jose, Calif., Nisei, left, are attached to the G2 Liaison section, Allied Translation and Interpreter section, GHQ, Army Forces in the Pacific, Nippon Yusen Kaisha Bldg., Tokyo, Japan. They are responsible for furnishing qualified Nisei interpreters and translators needed …
Frank Shinichiro Tanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-218)
vh Frank Shinichiro Tanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-218)
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 …
Letter from Yasu Ikuma to Shoji Nagumo, September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-892)
doc Letter from Yasu Ikuma to Shoji Nagumo, September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-892)
Letter from Yasu Ikuma in Tokyo, Japan to Shoji Nagumo in Los Angeles, California. It was sent via the Red Cross and forwarded to the Heart Mountain incarceration camp where Shoji Nagumo was incarcerated. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0894
Kaneo Nakamura (ddr-njpa-4-1181)
img Kaneo Nakamura (ddr-njpa-4-1181)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Boxer Kaneo Nakamura returns home. Featherweight titan. Boxer Kaneo Nakamura, who is affiliated with the Japan Boxing Club, returned to Tokyo on the 6th. This boxer went to America with Kawada Takahashi and other boxers on the Japan Boxing Club's first trip to the U.S. He fought in the U.S. and returned …
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