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Certificate with decorative border (ddr-densho-390-30)
doc Certificate with decorative border (ddr-densho-390-30)
A certificate written in Japanese with a decorative border and stamp, possibly related to a Matsuoka family member's journey from Japan to the United States.
Interpreter Releases Vol. XVIII No. 57 Series C: The Foreign Born in U.S.A., No. 13 (ddr-densho-356-838)
doc Interpreter Releases Vol. XVIII No. 57 Series C: The Foreign Born in U.S.A., No. 13 (ddr-densho-356-838)
Summery of and full text of President Franklin Roosevelt's Proclamation regarding citizens of Japan in the United States. Summery produced by Common Council for American Unity.
Letter from Wayne M. Collins, Attorney at Law, to Miss Haruye Imahori, January 13, 1950 (ddr-csujad-55-2246)
doc Letter from Wayne M. Collins, Attorney at Law, to Miss Haruye Imahori, January 13, 1950 (ddr-csujad-55-2246)
Correspondence from Wayne Collins to Haruye Imahori regarding individuals who renounced their United States citizenship and repatriated to Japan but wish to return to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2349
Siblings (ddr-densho-107-27)
img Siblings (ddr-densho-107-27)
All of Roy Matsumoto's siblings were born in the United States, but went to live in Japan. Left to right: (in chronological order) Takeshi, Tsutomu, Noboru, Harue, Isao, and Shizue.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-282)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-282)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-281)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-281)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-277)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-277)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-278)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-278)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-279)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-279)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-280)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-280)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Certificate of Appreciation from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (ddr-densho-381-194)
img Certificate of Appreciation from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (ddr-densho-381-194)
A certificate of appreciation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, commending Takami Hibiya on his efforts to develop and strengthen relations between the "United States and Japan, as well as between Americans and Japanese within... [his] community."
Shepherd Photograph Album (ddr-densho-404-1)
doc Shepherd Photograph Album (ddr-densho-404-1)
A green, gold, and black photograph album of Takeo Tagami's photographs. The cover is decorated with a gold illustration of a shepherd tending a flock of sheep.The album contains an assortment of photographs of Tokeo's and his companions' travel between the United States and Japan, explorations of United States National Parks and other sites, and snapshots …
Kikuno Goi - Mitsuo Goi Interview (ddr-chi-1-1)
vh Kikuno Goi - Mitsuo Goi Interview (ddr-chi-1-1)
Kibei Nisei couple. Kikuno was born in the United States, then moved to Japan with her family after her father passed away. In the lead up to World War II, her uncle sent Kikuno and her brother back to the United States, where they were raised in foster care in northern California. During World War II, …
U.S. Department of Justice Alien Enemy Questionnaire page 19 of 26. (ddr-one-5-140)
doc U.S. Department of Justice Alien Enemy Questionnaire page 19 of 26. (ddr-one-5-140)
Photocopy of a declassified questionnaire used to determine if the person named is to be considered an enemy alien. This page covers questions 77 - 88 of 111. Koyama writes that his deceased father's name is Jenichiro Koyama and that he was born in Japan and is not a United States citizen. His mother's name is …
Mas Okabe Collection (ddr-manz-5)
Collection Mas Okabe Collection (ddr-manz-5)
The Mas Okabe Collection contains photographs and documents related to the Okabe Family, including their repatriation to Japan and military service in the United States after World War II.
Nisei soldier with American flag (ddr-densho-397-337)
img Nisei soldier with American flag (ddr-densho-397-337)
The caption in the photo album reads "Spot on jaw appears on negative". Takashi Matsui poses with the United States flag. Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1008-4-3)
vh Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1008-4-3)
Comparing education in the United States and Japan

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.

Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-111-13)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-111-13)
Differences between Buddhist temples in the United States and Japan (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 1 of 4. (ddr-one-5-165)
doc Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 1 of 4. (ddr-one-5-165)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Keizaburo Koyama's son, William, to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to release his father to the Minidoka War Relocation Center. He lists as his first reason that his father never financially supported the Japanese Government, nor did he have any intention of returning to Japan …
Family portrait (ddr-densho-166-2)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-166-2)
Jim Minoru Mayeno, a member of the United States' Military Intelligence Service pictured with relatives in Japan. This photo is of Jim with his Suda relatives. He also met his Mayeno relatives (not pictured).
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Wak Domoto (ddr-densho-356-595)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Wak Domoto (ddr-densho-356-595)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her sister Wakako Domoto. Wak writes about her packing for her trip to Japan and the latest news about their nephew, Masato Nakashima, coming to the United States.
Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Wak Domoto (ddr-densho-356-599)
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Wak Domoto (ddr-densho-356-599)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her sister Wakako Domoto. Wak writes about the start of her sea voyage back to the United States from Japan and her plans for the stopover in Hawaii.
Jack Dairiki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-325)
vh Jack Dairiki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-325)
Kibei male. Born December 25, 1930 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento where parents ran a hotel. In 1941, traveled to Japan with father to Japan, then could not return to the United States because of impending war. Was living in Hiroshima when the United States dropped the atomic bomb in 1945. Returned to the …
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-111-28)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-111-28)
Hearing rumors of impending war between the United States and Japan (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

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