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George Koshi Interview (ddr-densho-1008-1)
vh George Koshi Interview (ddr-densho-1008-1)
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 …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 19 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-652)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 19 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-652)
General information bulletin, series 19, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 29, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Heart Mountain school opens tomorrow; 3500 at opening of dry goods store; Co-op discussion meeting slated tonight; No cases of spotted fever here; Procedure for employment …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 25 (December 22-29, 1967) (ddr-pc-39-52)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 25 (December 22-29, 1967) (ddr-pc-39-52)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court and the Nisei: 'Equal Justice Under Law' nearer reality for Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Individual choice in marriage not a concern for State" (p. 1), "Is Warren's legal philosophy of today a consequence of Evacuation?" (p. 1), "Takao Ozawa Case imbeds Issei to 'ineligible for citizenship' predicament" (p. 1), "'The Bill …
Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
vh Roger Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-142)
Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theater pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. The inspiration for many of his works are the diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother for fifty-six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and his graduate degree from Syracuse University, New York.

Shimomura has had …
Summer home (ddr-densho-9-8)
img Summer home (ddr-densho-9-8)
This is the summer home of Masajiro Furuya, a successful merchant and banker in the Pacific Northwest. Masajiro Furuya was born in Yamanishi Prefecture, Japan, in 1862 and made his fortune in Washington State as a banker, merchant, and labor contractor. Furuya, a tailor by trade, immigrated to Seattle in 1890 and eventually opened his own …
What will be my future (ddr-csujad-48-6)
doc What will be my future (ddr-csujad-48-6)
Term paper by Lily Fukuhara for period V Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Chapter headings include: After high school- What next?; Possibilities after graduation; What are my goals?; and Will I attend college? Ch. 1: Lily describes an excitement for graduation and a tendency to overplan …
Joe Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-136)
vh Joe Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-136)
Nisei male. Born 1932 in Seattle, Washington. Father employed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as interpreter for twenty years, until separated from family on December 7, 1941 and interned as an enemy alien. Removed from Seattle with mother, sister and two brothers in 1942. Attended school (fifth through sixth grades) while incarcerated at Puyallup …