doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XIX No. 17 (June 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-525)
Selected article titles: "W.R.A. to Care for Italian Refugees at Fort Ontario. 1,000 to be Brought to United States" (p. 1), "Sanger Killing Only Rumor" (p. 1), "Messages to Japan May be Sent" (p. 2).
Collection Yoshihara Collection (ddr-densho-332)
Yoshihara collection. Centers around George and Hisano Yoshihara whose son Elmer served in the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan and was later killed in Korea. Elmer's fiance whom he met in Japan was later brought to the United States. Includes photographs and documents
doc Letter to Yuri Tsukada from Wak Domoto (ddr-densho-356-594)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her sister Wakako Domoto. Wak writes about her letter to their brother Kaneji, her finalized plan to visit Japan, and details about their nephew Masato Nakashima's arrival in the United States.
img Nisei military volunteers (ddr-densho-37-328)
Original WRA caption: Shown here are the four Sakura brothers who have volunteered for service in the combat team in the United States Army, which is composed of Americans of Japanese ancestry. These four brothers are fulfilling a vow made to their father, who died 20 years ago, to live and die for the United States, …
doc Notarization from Eugene H. Dooman, Consul of the United States of America at Kobe, Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2013)
Notarization from Eugene H. Dooman, Consul of the United States of America at Kobe, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2116
vh Rose Ito Tsunekawa Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-13)
Nisei female. Born July 9, 1930, in Salinas, California. Grew up in Salinas, where father ran a successful farm. In 1941, moved with family to Japan. Remained in Japan during World War II and worked as an interpreter. After the war, returned to the United States and presently lives in California.
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 43 (May 28, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-210)
"Canada's Japanese Unit Offices Will be Shut as of July 31" (p. 1), "Three Newspapers Support Passage of Judd's Measure for Equality with Editorials" (p. 1), ""House for Hiroshima' Group Will Depart United States for Japan Friday, Jun 24" (p. 1).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 22 (June 9, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-22)
Selected article titles: "'Hot' Asian American Studies Topics Aired" (pp. 1, 7), "JACL National Board Meets in San Francisco" (pp. 1-2), "LEAP Examines Asian American Agenda" (pp. 1-2), and "Japanese Press Translation: The United States of Japan" (pp. 5, 8).
doc Flower Photograph Album (ddr-densho-404-106)
A black, gold, and floral-patterned photograph album of Takeo Tagami's photograph. The album contains an assortment of photograph of Tokeo's and his companions' travel between the United States and Japan and other destinations, portraits of women, landscapes, and snapshots of friends and family.
doc Clipping regarding Clyde E. Pangborn (ddr-njpa-1-1342)
Caption on front: "The reward for the outstanding achievement in aviation in 1931: Clyde E. Pangborn, who with Hugh Herndon Jr. flew from Japan to the United States, standing beside the Harmon Trophy which was presented to him by the Ligue Internationale des Aviateurs."
Narrator Jack Dairiki
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 …
img Portrait of an Issei man in Western clothing (ddr-densho-259-57)
Portrait of Masuo Yasui as a young man wearing Western clothing. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Masuo Yasui came to the United States alone, departing from Yokohama, Japan on the Ryojun Maru, at the age of 16-1/2 years. He arrived in Seattle on June 4, 1903."
vh Daryl Keck Interview (ddr-densho-1000-177)
White male of German descent. Born December 5, 1921, in Oketo, Kansas. Worked for a shipyard on Terminal Island, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Served in the United States Air Force during World War II, and presently lives in Hammett, Idaho.
vh Yoshiko Asakura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-304)
Japanese female. Born November 29, 1930, in Shizuoka, Japan. Attended school during World War II. After the war, entered the nursing profession and became involved in a number of social and political causes. In the 1960s, married a Kibei Nisei and moved to the United States.
doc Declaration of individuals entering or leaving Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2245)
Customs declaration from regarding Masako Adachi's belongings being transported from Japan to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2348
vh Iwao Peter Sano Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-9)
Nisei male. Born June 9, 1924, in Brawley, California. Grew up in Brawley until the age of eleven, when family decided to send him to Japan to be adopted by an uncle and aunt. Attended school in Japan and was conscripted into the Japanese military. After Japan surrendered, was captured as a prisoner of war and …
doc Plaid photograph album (ddr-densho-404-210)
A green plaid photograph album of Takeo Tagami's photograph. The album contains an assortment of photograph of Tokeo's and his companions' travel between the United States and Japan and other destinations, military service, snapshots of friends and family. Written on inside of front cover: on Heye Maru Jan. 23, 1940 Seattle. Back on Asama Maru April …
img Tatsuta Maru (ddr-densho-357-726)
Handwritten caption: "Hiroko and Hanako leaving for Japan on Tatsuta Maru, March 23, 1933." Hiroko Terakawa and Hanako Terakawa are not easily visible, but Tansai Terakawa stands in the front of the group (to the left of center). The Tatsuta Maru was a Japanese ocean liner that consistently made the Trans-Pacific crossing between the countries of …
vh Tsuchino Forrester Interview (ddr-densho-1000-439)
Shin-Issei female. Born March 30, 1931, in Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan. Grew up in Kasuga where parents ran a farm. Graduated from a girl's high school during the U.S. occupation of Japan. Met future husband, a U.S. serviceman, and immigrated to the United States as a "war bride."
(This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript provided …
img Norakuro Harmonica Band (ddr-densho-39-45)
The Norakuro Harmonica Band played instruments in addition to the harmonica. At camp dances the group performed both American and Japanese music as well as American music with Japanese lyrics. Many of its members were Kibei, Nisei who were born in the United States but educated in Japan.
doc Letter from Akio Adachi to American President Lines, October 5, 1951 (ddr-csujad-55-2247)
Correspondence from Akio Adachi to American President Lines regarding Masako Adachi's travel from Japan to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2350
vh Kenji Ogawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-170)
Sansei male. Born April 16, 1942, in Manzanar, California. In 1943, parents signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and were transferred to the Tule Lake segregation center, California. Moved with family to Japan, and returned to the United States in the 1950s to attend high school.
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 8 (February 24, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-8)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Youth in L.A. Held for Use of 'Pills': Jay Inc., Releases November-December Delinquency Report" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: United States-Japan Relations" (p. 1), and "Night Before Chuman Appeared at State Assembly Rules Comm. Hearing to Object to Lechner Resolutions, He Was Nervous..." (p. 2).