Topics
Facilities
Format
Genre
Usage

Use <Ctrl> or (⌘) keys to select multiple terms

1203 items
Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-151)
img Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-151)
Original WRA caption: This shows outside of Canteen (general store) operated by the Co-operative Enterprises, Inc. The large size sign says there is to be a big sale of hardware, drugs, cosmetics, etc. The sign, upper right, is a notice of a Buddhist lecture[.] [I]t has no connection with the Co-op.
Nursery school child (ddr-densho-37-164)
img Nursery school child (ddr-densho-37-164)
Original WRA caption: Little nursery school girl singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.
Harvest Festival (ddr-densho-37-69)
img Harvest Festival (ddr-densho-37-69)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A scene at the Harvest Festival held at this relocation center.
Hokoku Joshi Seinin Dan morning drill (ddr-densho-37-110)
img Hokoku Joshi Seinin Dan morning drill (ddr-densho-37-110)
Original WRA caption: "Hokoku Joshi Seinin Dan at early morning drill." The correct title of this group may be Hokoku Joshi Seinen Dan.
Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-153)
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-153)
Original WRA caption: Note: The markings on the blackboard, upper right, show the Japanese way of counting in fives to show number of buckets of beans processed. The bucket on the lower right contains soy beans which are soaked over night and then poured into this centrifugal "masher" which revolves at comparatively high speed. The white, …
Japanese American farmer (ddr-densho-37-378)
img Japanese American farmer (ddr-densho-37-378)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Project farmer with carrots.
Kindergarten class (ddr-densho-37-382)
img Kindergarten class (ddr-densho-37-382)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Segregation Center, Newell, California. A kindergarten class at the Tule Lake Center on the playground.
Japanese Americans voting (ddr-densho-37-169)
img Japanese Americans voting (ddr-densho-37-169)
Original WRA caption: Alice Fujinaga, formerly of Seattle, Washington, is here notarizing and getting absentee ballot.
Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-248)
img Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-248)
Original WRA caption: Construction begins on a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry near Tule Lake in Modoc County, California, south of the Oregon border.
Grammar school (ddr-densho-37-174)
img Grammar school (ddr-densho-37-174)
Original WRA caption: A view in grammer school at this relocation center.
Carrot field (ddr-densho-37-138)
img Carrot field (ddr-densho-37-138)
Original WRA caption: Katsugoro Kawase's carrot field at Tule Lake Farm 1944 which ran approximately twenty-two (22) tons to an acre.
Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-157)
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-157)
Original WRA caption: This product called "Age" is made from the bean curd. This is shown in the picture. The curd is fried in deep soy-bean fat until browned. This factory is operated by the Co-op.
Camp art exhibit (ddr-densho-37-319)
img Camp art exhibit (ddr-densho-37-319)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. An evacuee girl proudly shows friends her art work which was on display in the exhibit shows held on labor day.
Nursery school (ddr-densho-37-163)
img Nursery school (ddr-densho-37-163)
Original WRA caption: Nursery school children with model barracks.
High school graduation (ddr-densho-37-325)
img High school graduation (ddr-densho-37-325)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Segregation Center, Newell, California. Guy Ceek, assistant high school principal of Tri-State High School at Tule Lake Center, hands out honor awards at commencement exercises June 16. This was the first commencement since segregation.
Camp farm workers having lunch (ddr-densho-37-368)
img Camp farm workers having lunch (ddr-densho-37-368)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A view in the lunch shed at the farm. Trucks from the kitchens bring hot lunches to the workers.

Narrator Art Shibayama

Nisei male. Born June 6, 1930, in Callao, Peru. Grew up in Peru, raised by both parents and grandparents. During World War II, taken with parents to the United States on a U.S. troop transport ship. Lived in the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, until family moved to work at Seabrook, New Jersey, a produce work …

Narrator Tom Matsuoka

Kibei male. Born August 1903 in Sprecklesville, Maui, Hawaii. Taken to Japan in 1905 and raised by grandparents. Returned to the United States in 1919, joining father at Barneston sawmill in Washington. Married and farmed in Bellevue, Washington. Founded Bellevue Seinenkai and managed the Bellevue Vegetable Growers Association prior to World War II. Was picked up …

Narrator Harry Ueno

Nisei male. Born April 14, 1907, in Pauilo, Hawaii. Lived in Japan from 1915 to 1923, and settled on the mainland upon his return to the United States. Was married in 1930, and was removed along with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. While in Manzanar, organized the Mess Hall Workers Union. …

Narrator Betty Fumiye Ito

Nisei female. Born April 29, 1918, in Seattle, Washington, and spent childhood in Medina and Bellevue, Washington. While in high school was a member of the Bellevue Strawberry Festival's Queen's Court. In 1939 married Kenji Ito, a prominent Japanese American lawyer who practiced in Seattle. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, recounts her experiences as her …

Narrator George S. Matsui

Nisei male. Born March 1, 1915, in Los Angeles, California. Spent prewar childhood in Long Beach, California, but attended grade school and junior high in Japan. Returned to the United States to attend high school. In 1941, was drafted into the U.S. Army and sent to Camp Roberts, San Luis Obispo, California for basic training. Was …
API