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Memorial table for Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-193)
img Memorial table for Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-193)
A table decorated with a portrait of Takami Hibiya, the Seal of the Emperor of Japan medal, flowers, and a white cloth.
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 50 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-9)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 50 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-9)
Selected article titles: "Information Head for Co-op Chosen. George Matsumura to Fill New Post" (p. 1), "Three Leave for JACL Gathering" (p. 1), "Policeman Injured by Unknown Gang" (p. 1), "Frost Damages Local Crops" (p. 1), "Call in Sugar Ration Books" (p. 1), "Clothing Workers Begin Cataloging. Slight Changes in New Allowances" (p. 1), "New Work …
Memo from the office of John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-58)
doc Memo from the office of John J. McCloy (ddr-densho-67-58)
Memo from the office of John J. McCloy to an unknown recipient regarding transfer of Hawaiian Kibei to Tule Lake. Author states that Kibei cannot be transferred due to lack of facilities and the fear that the Kibei will add to a growing militant section of internees. This would be problematic because the Japanese military might …
Hawaiian Nisei veteran presenting lei (ddr-densho-114-186)
img Hawaiian Nisei veteran presenting lei (ddr-densho-114-186)
Original caption: Colonel Joseph P. Sullivan, Sixth Army Quartermaster, represents General Mark W. Clark, CG, Sixth Army, at a ceremony where Sam Kinoshita, Nisei veteran of the 442nd Combat Team, holds Hawaiian lei of 1,100 individual flowers, which is on route to Paris to be placed on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arch …
Football team (ddr-densho-23-17)
img Football team (ddr-densho-23-17)
Organized sports such as baseball and football were important for the Japanese American community because they encouraged cohesiveness. Teams composed entirely of Nisei competed against one another. Several Nisei sports leagues were formed in the 1930s. Front (left to right): Torazo Hikida, Ken Shimbo, George Ishii, Jackson Sonada, Genji Nishimura (holding football), "Nap" Nishisaka, Fred Kosaka, …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 134 (November 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-220)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 134 (November 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-220)
Selected article titles: "Case May Affect 6000 in Category"; "Calif. St. Church Program"; "S.P. Says Anti-Japanese Attitude was Unknown"; "Train Interpreters"; "He Hopes to Search for His Parents in Japan"; "Name Hearing Board Members"; "Divorce Decree Issued"; "Coloradoans Return to Coast"; "Parents Hear from Son"; "18 Gold Stars"; "Slate Oyama Case for Court Test"; "Art Goods …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-319)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-319)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. One of the photographs pasted on the page includes an inscription reading, "Dearest Kiyo, with love, Ruth." Two of the photographs are taken from a passenger ship, capturing people at the wharf in front of a building with the sign, "General Steamship Co." Date and location …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 20 (May 18, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-20)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 20 (May 18, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-20)
Selected article titles: "Anti-Semitic letters signed by 'Niseis for Kawakita Society' rapped by JACL, misunderstanding among Nisei and Jews feared" (p. 1), "Nisei geologists to go on goodwill tour of Brazil for rare earth element study" (p. 1), "JACL to honor nation's wa dead May 30, lay wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier" (p. 1), "Six …
Tokuda Family Collection (ddr-densho-383)
Collection Tokuda Family Collection (ddr-densho-383)
The Tokuda Collection consists of three accessions. Accession 1 of the Tokuda collection contains a photograph album of George Tokuda's from his time as a student at the University of Washington in Seattle. Other subjects in the album include summers working in Alaska, and friends and family growing up in Mukilteo. This collection also includes other …
Japanese family, female children (ddr-csujad-25-301)
img Japanese family, female children (ddr-csujad-25-301)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Six photographs are pasted on the page. Include group photographs of both Japanese American and Caucasian children. One photograph depicts Japanese female children in kimono. Also include photographs of female children wearing Thanksgiving costumes. Another photograph depicting a building has a caption that reads, "West end …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-311)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-311)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are family photographs including Japanese men, women, and children. Also includes a Caucasian family. One of the photographs captures a group of Japanese men along with a female child standing in front of a "Pacific Fruit Express" railroad refrigerator car. The photographs …
Letter and photos to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-264)
doc Letter and photos to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-264)
Letter and three photographs to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata. In the letter he talks about the things he has seen on the front, his feelings on death, news from their hometowns and mutual friends, and his opinion on if Yuri should relocate. Mailed with the letter are three photographs, the first one is of …
Roosevelt Grade School third grade rhythm band (ddr-densho-62-6)
img Roosevelt Grade School third grade rhythm band (ddr-densho-62-6)
Edith Watanabe is the triangle player in the bottom left corner. She doesn't remember anything about being in that band. Top row, L to R: Herbert Miller, Norman Grimbly, Claude Young, Helen Reed, Willie Sue Young, Billie Stinchey, June Elstead, Elsie Ovenall, Jack Stinchey, Louise Neff, Milton Reed. Middle row, L to R: Helen Lay, Evelyn …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from William Koyama (ddr-one-5-64)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Santa Fe Detention Center from his son, William Koyama, at Minidoka. Envelope is postmarked August 3, 1943. In red pencil "8/10-43" is written above the receiver's information. The letter from William Koyama is yellowed and water-damaged. At the bottom of the letter is an "EXAMINED" stamp with unknown initals. …
Gentlemen's clubs (ddr-csujad-25-296)
img Gentlemen's clubs (ddr-csujad-25-296)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are four photographs of groups of men. The groups appear to be gentlemens' clubs. Inscription on one of the photographs reads: "g.o.c banquet." Another photograph depicts members of the "Cosmopolitan Club," including Japanese men. Also includes a photograph of a group of …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 15 (April 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 15 (April 13, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-15)
Selected article titles: "Racial discrimination in home-buying" (p. 1), "Gov't urged to promote integration in housing as well as in schools" (p. 1), "Denver Issei tour group allowed to place wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier, unaware of Army red tape involved for tribute" (p. 1), "Hawaii statehood gets first mention on Senate floor during tax …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough and Eva "Aunt Eva" Goodenough (ddr-one-5-3)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Missoula from an unknown sender (possibly the Andrew and Eva Goodenoughs). Postmarked January 19, 1942. Purple "CENSORED" stamp on the lower left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope “Goodenough” is written in pencil. Letter dated Jan 18, 1942, with a return address in Portland from …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama and Eva Koyama (ddr-one-5-19)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in the Portland Assembly Center. The envelope is postmarked Jul 13, 1942. In red pencil “7/16-42” is written just below the postmark. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "CENSORED" stamp with unknown initials below the stamp in …
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