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Toshiro Izumi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-manz-1-90-19)
vh Toshiro Izumi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-manz-1-90-19)
The day of mass removal: sent to the Tulare Assembly Center, California
Tulare News Collection (ddr-densho-197)
Collection Tulare News Collection (ddr-densho-197)
This collection consists of issues of the Tulare News, which was the newspaper for the Tulare Assembly Center, California, open from April 20, 1942, to September 4, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.
Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-2)
doc Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-2)
Amy Morooka writes to Violet Sell about her experiences during mass removal and arriving at Tulare Assembly Center. She details her journey with her mother and the support they received from their church community along the way.
Letter from Martha Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-4)
doc Letter from Martha Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-4)
Martha Morooka writes to Violet Sell for advice on who to contact to start requesting donations of books for their library at the Tulare Assembly Center.
Letter from Martha Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-5)
doc Letter from Martha Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-5)
Martha Morooka writes to Violet Sell with updates on the library and her new job in the Social Welfare Department at the Tulare Assembly Center.
Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-6)
doc Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-6)
Amy Morooka writes to Violet Sell with updates on living conditions at the Tulare Assembly Center, her job at the Red Cross Women's Project, and about Christian and Buddhist services.
Letter from Martha Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-3)
doc Letter from Martha Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-3)
Martha Morooka writes to Violet Sell about life in the Tulare Assembly Center. Martha talks about the harsh living conditions, like side effects from the typhoid vaccine and lack of privacy in the bathrooms. She also writes about the jobs she and her family are doing and asks Violet for help with book recommendations and card …
The Tulare News, Vol. 1, No. 26 (ddr-densho-382-10)
doc The Tulare News, Vol. 1, No. 26 (ddr-densho-382-10)
Selected articles: "Gila to House Turlock, Tulare, Sanger" (p. 1); "Gila Relocation Area Explained" (p. 3); "'Obon' Fesitval Dance Sun. Nite" (p. 4)
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sonoko Riusaki (ddr-densho-356-281)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sonoko Riusaki (ddr-densho-356-281)
Letter to Yuri Domoto Tsukada from her sister Sonoko Domoto Riusaki in which she provides advice for preparing for forced removal and what to prepare for live in the Assembly Centers. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Yoshiko Kanazawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-15)
vh Yoshiko Kanazawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-15)
Nisei female. Born October 9, 1935, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where father worked as a gardener. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Pasadena.
Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-451)
vh Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview (ddr-densho-1000-451)
Nisei female. Born July 25, 1925, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where parents ran a small market. Removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, during World War II, then to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend college in Nebraska, then married and returned to California. Worked for many years at …
Toshiro Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-90)
vh Toshiro Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-90)
Nisei male. Born May 7, 1918, in Villa Park, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, relocated to Detroit, Michigan, before being drafted into the Military Intelligence Service. Served in …
Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
vh Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
Nisei male. Born July 25, 1926, in the Imperial Valley, California. Incarcerated at the Tulare Assembly Center, California, Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In his interview, he discusses his memories of Tule Lake concentration camp after it became a segregation center, including the killing of a camp inmate rioting, implementation …

Narrator Yoshiko Kanazawa

Nisei female. Born October 9, 1935, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where father worked as a gardener. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Pasadena.

Narrator George Murakami

Nisei male. Born 1934 in Guadalupe, California. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to the Sacramento area. Served in the U.S. Air Force, and eventually resettled in Minnesota.
Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
doc Historical photographs and documents, from internment camps to Military Intelligence Service Language School [order form] (ddr-csujad-1-190)
A book order form. Books published by TecCom Productions include: Manzanar, Tule Lake, Rohwer, Heart Mountain, Assembly Center I (Santa Anita, Pomona, Fresno, Tulare, Pinedale, Salinas), Assembly Center II (Turlock, Tanforan, Stockton, Sacramento, Marysville, Portland, Puyallup). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_01_004

Narrator Nancy Shimotsu

Nisei female. Born July 23, 1922, in Dominguez Hills, California. Grew up in Dominguez Hills, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for several years in Chicago, Illinois, before returned to California. Became a dietition after …

Narrator Elsie Uyematsu Osajima

Nisei female. Born July 25, 1925, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where parents ran a small market. Removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, during World War II, then to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend college in Nebraska, then married and returned to California. Worked for many years at …

Narrator Kenge Kobayashi

Nisei male. Born July 25, 1926, in the Imperial Valley, California. Incarcerated at the Tulare Assembly Center, California, Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In his interview, he discusses his memories of Tule Lake concentration camp after it became a segregation center, including the killing of a camp inmate rioting, implementation …

Narrator Toshiro Izumi

Nisei male. Born May 7, 1918, in Villa Park, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father was a fisherman. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, relocated to Detroit, Michigan, before being drafted into the Military Intelligence Service. Served in …

Narrator Yosh Nakamura

Nisei male. Born June 30, 1925, in Rosemead, California. Grew up in the Rosemead area. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp and lived in Des Moines, Iowa, for a time before being drafted into the military. Served in Europe with the 442nd …
George Murakami Interview (ddr-densho-1014-16)
vh George Murakami Interview (ddr-densho-1014-16)
Nisei male. Born 1934 in Guadalupe, California. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to the Sacramento area. Served in the U.S. Air Force, and eventually resettled in Minnesota.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the …

The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 10 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-10)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 10 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-10)
Selected article titles: "Hood River Nisei Post Will Restore Names on Honor Roll; Bows To National Legion Demand" (p. 1), "Night-Riders Attack Returned Evacuee Family on San Jose Farm With Fire, Gunshots" (p. 1), "Court Action Tests Legality of Army Order" (p. 2), "Tulare Authorities Investigate Gun Attack on Evacuee Home" (p. 2), "Role of Japanese …
Nancy Shimotsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-391)
vh Nancy Shimotsu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-391)
Nisei female. Born July 23, 1922, in Dominguez Hills, California. Grew up in Dominguez Hills, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, lived for several years in Chicago, Illinois, before returned to California. Became a dietition after …
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