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Thomas & Agnes Rockrise Collection (ddr-densho-335)
Collection Thomas & Agnes Rockrise Collection (ddr-densho-335)
The Thomas and Agnes Rockrise collection consists of letters, photographs, and ephemera. These materials cover their life in New York City and upstate New York. Thomas Rockrise was an architect. He practiced under both his English name, Thomas S Rockrise, and his Japanese name, Iwahiko Tsumanuma. Agnes (Asbury) Rockrise worked a practical nurse and companion in …
George Yamada Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-187-36)
vh George Yamada Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-187-36)
Raising a family in upstate New York

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

George Yamada Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-187-32)
vh George Yamada Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-187-32)
Working as a chick sexer in upstate New York

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 17 (October 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 17 (October 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-44)
Select article titles: "Col. Rasmussen recalls Gettysburg speech at Arlington rites for Nisei war dead" (p. 1); "Supreme court hears arguments on nishikawa citizenship case" (p. 1); "No need of mass evacuation in wartime in future, Myer says" (p. 3); Canadian Nisei protest filming of anti-Nisei film over upstate new York TV station by writing to …

Narrator George Yamada

Nisei male. Born November 16, 1923, in Spokane, Washington. Spent childhood in downtown Spokane where parents ran the World Hotel. Father also worked as a mail handler for the Great Northern Railroad. Attended Lewis and Clark High School and Washington State University. During the war remembers seeing train cars pass through Spokane with Japanese Americans headed …
Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-702)
img Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-702)
Black and white photographic print of George Nakamura, military linguist (standing), and (from left) Mrs. and Mr. Jorgensen seated on lounge chair with trees in background at Jorgensen property.
Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-705)
img Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-705)
Black and white photographic print of Mr. Jorgensen standing with (from left) Mrs. Jorgensen and Shiuko Sakai seated on lounge chair
Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-701)
img Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-701)
Black and white photographic print of landscape and small building with sign reading “Jorgensen.”
Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-704)
img Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-704)
Black and white photographic print of Jorgensen house’s side gable with lounge chair in foreground.
George Yamada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-187)
vh George Yamada Interview (ddr-densho-1000-187)
Nisei male. Born November 16, 1923, in Spokane, Washington. Spent childhood in downtown Spokane where parents ran the World Hotel. Father also worked as a mail handler for the Great Northern Railroad. Attended Lewis and Clark High School and Washington State University. During the war remembers seeing train cars pass through Spokane with Japanese Americans headed …
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