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Grant Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-183)
vh Grant Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-183)
Kibei male. Born November 9, 1919, in Thomas, Washington. Went to Japan at age twelve, attended school, and returned to the U.S. as a high school student. Enlisted in the army just prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and was eventually recruited for the Military Intelligence Service. Selected as one of fourteen Japanese Americans to …
Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
doc Golden Anniversary Reunion, 442 RCT (ddr-csujad-1-195)
A booklet of 50th Golden Anniversary 442 RCT includes mostly images of the events during the 5 days anniversary held in Hawaii. Also includes massages from Bill Clinton, U.S. President, Gen. Colin L. Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C., and addresses delivered by Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Senator, Hawaii, Gen. Gordon L. …
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 38, No. 4, April 2001 (ddr-sjacl-1-488)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 38, No. 4, April 2001 (ddr-sjacl-1-488)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Seattle JACL co-sponsors event to honor Takuji Yamashita who was posthumously admitted to the Washington State Bar Association 99 years after he graduated from the UW Law School but prohibited from practicing law because he was an alien ineligible for citizenship; Seattle JACL to make sushi for the Seattle Cherry Blossom …
Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
doc Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
A family photograph album documenting the Sakahara and Tanaka families' pre-World War II life on Vashon Island and other areas of Washington State. Dan Sakahara was a councilman, block leader, chairman of the red cross, treasurer of the PTA, and temporary chairman of the PTA at the Tule Lake Concentration Camp.  He was also president of …
Art Hansen Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-295)
vh Art Hansen Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-295)
White male. Born October 10, 1938, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Education History: BA, MA, Ph.D. at University of California, Santa Barbara. Work History: Professor of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton (1966-Present); Visiting Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1979-1980; Editor, Oral History Review, 1980-1987; President, Southwest Oral History Association (1991-1992); …
Art Hansen Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-310)
vh Art Hansen Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-310)
White male. Born October 10, 1938, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Education History: BA, MA, Ph.D. at University of California, Santa Barbara. Work History: Professor of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton (1966-Present); Visiting Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1979-1980; Editor, Oral History Review, 1980-1987; President, Southwest Oral History Association (1991-1992); …
Jim Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-5)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-5)
Nisei male. Born October 30, 1926, in small town of Thomas, Washington, on family farm. Attended school in Auburn, Washington, before being removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Idaho, and was subsequently joined by family. Postwar, became a social anthropologist, and later became only the …
Pramila Jayapal Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-161)
vh Pramila Jayapal Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-161)
Born September 21, 1965 in Madras, India. Attended the Jakarta International School in Indonesia before moving to the United States to attend college at Georgetown University. Worked as an investment banker in New York City as well as in the management development program for Physio-Control.

Currently, Pramila is the founder and Executive Director of Hate Free …

Pramila Jayapal Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-156)
vh Pramila Jayapal Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-156)
Born September 21, 1965 in Madras, India. Attended the Jakarta International School in Indonesia before moving to the United States to attend college at Georgetown University. Worked as an investment banker in New York City as well as in the management development program for Physio-Control.

Currently, Pramila is the founder and Executive Director of Hate Free …

Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-57)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-57)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Includes a photograph of the Japanese community probably in Washington. A group of Japanese men, women, and children poses surrounding a boat with a sign, "Japan gives her Navy to the cause of Democracy." In the photograph, Japanese men wear a special event costume of an American …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-49)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-49)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Includes a portrait of a Japanese man in suits and a Japanese woman in western dress taken at "Toyo Studio, Seattle, WH."; a photograph of Japanese male children riding on toys in snow; and a street photograph capturing buildings, "First National Bank," and "Commercial Hotel." Those photographs …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-27)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-27)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Three photographs are pasted on the page. The photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Includes a photograph of a male child taken in front of Gogatsu ningyo, a set of ornamental dolls for Boys' Day, with the American flag. Also include a …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-35)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-35)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Three photographs are pasted on the page. Those photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include a family portrait of a Japanese man in a suit, a woman in western dress, and a female child. Also include a photograph of a Japanese infant, …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-43)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-43)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are three photographs and one postcard. A photograph of a Japanese man posing in front of a timber mill is included. The photograph appears to be taken in the early 1900s in Washington. Another photograph captures Japanese children, which was probably taken in …
Sentimental journey Hunt High School class reunion of 1943-44 (ddr-csujad-55-2712)
doc Sentimental journey Hunt High School class reunion of 1943-44 (ddr-csujad-55-2712)
This is the last phase of the total program developed for the 1983 Hunt High School Reunion held in Seattle, Washington on June 23 and 24. This pictorial memory book which has been titled The Memoirs, has captured the joys, joviality, nostalgia, and memories of the days that the alumni of Hunt High School were able …
Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
img Miss Hawaii pageant winner and two runners up (ddr-njpa-2-388)
Caption on reverse: "MISS HAWAII AND RUNNERS-UP: Miss Claire Heen, chosen Miss Hawaii of 1951 at the Miss Hawaii pageant at the 49th State Fair last night, is shown at center. Miss Gloria Kanemura (left) and Miss Joan Scott were runners-up in that order. All three are leaving Sunday by United Airlines for New York City …
Art Hansen Interview (ddr-densho-122-23)
vh Art Hansen Interview (ddr-densho-122-23)
White male. Born October 10, 1938, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Education History: BA, MA, Ph.D. at University of California, Santa Barbara. Work History: Professor of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton (1966-Present); Visiting Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1979-1980; Editor, Oral History Review, 1980-1987; President, Southwest Oral History Association (1991-1992); …

Narrator George Koshi

Kibei male. Born June 16, 1911, in Greeley, Colorado. Raised in Denver, Colorado, until the age of five. Sent to Japan for schooling in 1917 and returned to the U.S. at the age of seventeen. Continued his education to eventually become the first Nikkei attorney in the state of Colorado. Drafted into the U.S. Army in …

Narrator Arlene Oki

Elaine Kim and Dr. Kyle Kinoshita interviewed Arlene Oki. Oki is a longtime Seattle JACLer and is the heart of the Seattle JACL Board for over 40 years. She began as a recording secretary at a critical time during Redress and witnessed the heated conflicts during the hammering out of Seattle's leadership of the movement. Oki …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 22 (May 31, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 66, No. 22 (May 31, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-22)
Selected article titles: "Equal housing opportunities in Washington state boosted" (p. 1), "Fr. Tibesar recalls JACL meeting day after Pearl Harbor incident" (p. 1), "TV writer still complains of JACL protest. Admits no Nisei has sold American secrets to Japan in wartime" (p. 1), "Cultural pluralism fits America than melting pot idea" (p. 1), "Inouye warns …
Seattle Times: Exhibits celebrate immigrants' strengths, talents in new country (ddr-densho-446-452)
doc Seattle Times: Exhibits celebrate immigrants' strengths, talents in new country (ddr-densho-446-452)
Article titled "Japanese-American women" noted that the 11 NW women added to the exhibit at the Burke were chosen by a committee of their peers.

Narrator Pramila Jayapal

Born September 21, 1965 in Madras, India. Attended the Jakarta International School in Indonesia before moving to the United States to attend college at Georgetown University. Worked as an investment banker in New York City as well as in the management development program for Physio-Control. Currently, Pramila is the founder and Executive Director of Hate Free …

Narrator Kyle Kinoshita

In this interview, Brent Sato and Joy Misako St. Germain interviewed Dr. Kyle Kinoshita to discuss Kinoshita's mother's, the late Cherry Kinoshita and Kyle Kinoshita's contributions to the JACL and the JA community. "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize," could well have been Cherry Kinoshita's mantra. She was the linchpin in the Seattle JACL and National …
Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
doc Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
Comparison of Tule Lake incarceree population statistics collected by the Division of Housing and Employment to the 1940 US Census statistics of Japanese Americans from California, Oregon and Washington. Examines how expelled communities disbursed at Tule Lake via housing records, age and gender distribution, religious affiliation, and the number of births at Tule Lake up to …
Attorney General Dick Thornburgh presents three elderly Japanese-Americans with redress checks (ddr-csujad-52-15)
img Attorney General Dick Thornburgh presents three elderly Japanese-Americans with redress checks (ddr-csujad-52-15)
The caption above the photograph reads, "WASHINGTON, Oct. 9--ON BENDED KNEE--Attorney General Dick Thonburgh [Thornburgh] crouches on bended knee to present $20,000 checks to three elderly Japanese-Americans interned during World War II, during a ceremony at the Justice Department Tuesday. Accepting the checks are, from left: Kisa Iseri, Ontario, Ore., Hau Dairiki, Sacramento, Calif., and Mamoru …
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