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Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 23, No. 4, April 1986 (ddr-sjacl-1-352)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 23, No. 4, April 1986 (ddr-sjacl-1-352)
Newsletter covering the following topics: Washington Redress Bill signed by Gov Booth Gardner at Nippon Kan Theater on April 1, 1986; JACL Washington State Redress Committee included, Becky Sasaki, Naomi Sanchez, Ruth Woo, Time Otani, Mako Nakagawa, Lois Hayasaka, Cherry Kinoshita, and Jerry Shigaki; JAYs sponsoring ?Planning for Tomorrow,? three workshops on ?Public Speaking Skills,? ?Improving …
Charles Z. Smith Interview (ddr-densho-1000-169)
vh Charles Z. Smith Interview (ddr-densho-1000-169)
Born February 23, 1927, in Lakeland, Florida. Left home at age fourteen to live under the educational supervision of Dr. William H. Gray, Jr., attended Florida A & M, and graduated with a degree in business administration from Temple University. Graduated from University of Washington Law School in 1955, then served as law clerk for Supreme …

Narrator Rose Nakagawa

Nisei female. Born May 7, 1915, in Auburn, Washington. Mother died at a young age, and was adopted by aunt and her family. Grew up in Washington state before moving to Fresno, California. Married and had a child before World War II, then removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 11, (September 14, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 11, (September 14, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-36)
Select article titles: "Vietnam Orphanages Reluctant to Put Children Up for Adoption" (p.1); "Dictionary Faulted for Ignoring 'Jap'" (p.1); "Justice Dept. May Junk Its Subversive List" (p.3); "State of Washington Report Dispels Myth 'Asians Don't Have Problems'" (p.3).
10th Annual 4H Club camp 1931 (ddr-densho-359-7)
img 10th Annual 4H Club camp 1931 (ddr-densho-359-7)
Group photograph of the attendess of the 4H Club Camp in 1931 at State College of Washington in Pullman, Washing. Written on the back of the photograph "Mrs. Pearl Munn Leland, Wash. Jefferson Co. Staying at Stevens hall. 10 annual Alice Kawamoto".
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born September 19, 1916, in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born February 8, 1920, in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, …
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born September 19, 1916, in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born February 8, 1920, in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, …

Narrator Kenji Ima

Nisei-Sansei male. Born July 15, 1937, in Seattle, Washington, where parents ran a hotel. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, family returned to Seattle. After graduating from college and earning a post-doctoral degree, became a professor at San Diego State University. Focused …

Narrator Bob Suzuki

Nisei-han male. Born January 2, 1936, in Portland, Oregon, where father worked for the railroad. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, family moved to a small community outside of Spokane, Washington, to farm. Went to UC Berkeley and Caltech, then taught at …
Washington D.C.: you wouldn't want to live there (ddr-csujad-49-222)
doc Washington D.C.: you wouldn't want to live there (ddr-csujad-49-222)
Article titled, "Washington, D.C.: You Wouldn't Want to Live There," by Gil Bailey from "Southland Sunday, (February 21, 1971)." Also included is a newspaper clipping about freezing temperatures in Washington, D.C. dated on February 8, 1977. Item from: pages 108 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Newspaper clipping regarding Akihito (ddr-njpa-1-590)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Akihito (ddr-njpa-1-590)
Caption on front: "Washington officials here to prepare for Akihito's visit: Two officials of the state department arrived here from Washington this morning at 7:45 by Pan American Clipper to assist with protocol, press relations, and security problems in connection with Crown Prince Akihito's 14-hour stopover in Honolulu next Monday. They are, left to right: Joseph …
Clipping regarding Akihito's stopover in Honolulu, Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-1452)
doc Clipping regarding Akihito's stopover in Honolulu, Hawai'i (ddr-njpa-1-1452)
Caption on front: "Washington officials here to prepare for Akihito's visit: Two officials of the state department arrived here from Washington this morning at 7:45 by Pan American Clipper to assist with protocol, press relations, and security problems in connection with Crown Prince Akihito's 14-hour stopover in Honolulu next Monday. They are, left to right: Joseph …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2030 (February 16, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-6)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2030 (February 16, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-6)
Selected article titles: "Four Nikkei Legislators in Washington Support JACL Redress; Air 3 Concepts" (pp. 1-2), "Feb. 19: 'A Day of Remembrance'" (pp. 1, 4), "Names Compiled for Tule Lake Capsule" (p. 3), and "Nisei in Japan: The State of the Union" (p. 5).
Japanese Americans boarding ship (ddr-csujad-7-10)
img Japanese Americans boarding ship (ddr-csujad-7-10)
Japanese Americans boarding ship to return to Japan, Seattle, Washington, November 24, 1945. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f10
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 74 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-111)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 74 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-111)
Selected article titles: "Rivers Seasonal, Indefinite Leaves Scale Thousand. Dispersal is Over Wider Area" (p. 1), "More Recruits Sought by Army" (p. 1), "Reiterates: No Evacuees in State After War" (p. 1), "Friendliness Balances Antagonism" (p. 2), "Dies Committee Reproved by Washington Post" (p. 2).
Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 32, No. 8, August 1995 (ddr-sjacl-1-428)
doc Seattle Chapter, JACL Reporter, Vol. 32, No. 8, August 1995 (ddr-sjacl-1-428)
Newsletter covering the following topics: President?s column by Cal Takagi on 50th anniversary of the end of WWII; monument to Jimmie and Misao Sakamoto unveiled at Keiro NH; obit by Bob Shimabukuro to Cal Anderson, gay Washington State Senator who passed away from AIDS.
Governor signing redress bill for Seattle school clerks (ddr-densho-10-8)
img Governor signing redress bill for Seattle school clerks (ddr-densho-10-8)
Governor Booth Gardner of Washington State signs a state bill authorizing redress payments to twenty-seven former Nisei employees of the Seattle School District who lost their jobs during World War II due to their Japanese ancestry. (Information on back of the photograph.) The signing took place at the historic Nippon Kan Theatre in Seattle's International District, …

Narrator Sumi Okamoto

Nisei female. Born January 7, 1920, in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Spokane, Washington, where father worked for the Alaska Junk Company. Attended Irving Grade School and Lewis & Clark High School. Wedding took place on December 7, 1941, the day of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. Husband passed away in 1946, and Ms. Okamoto worked …

Narrator Toru Sakahara

Nisei male. Born September 19, 1916, in Fife, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the war to Salt Lake City, Utah, and returned to Seattle after the end of World War II. Mr. Sakahara worked on behalf of individuals filing claims for restitution under …

Narrator Charles Z. Smith

Born February 23, 1927, in Lakeland, Florida. Left home at age fourteen to live under the educational supervision of Dr. William H. Gray, Jr., attended Florida A & M, and graduated with a degree in business administration from Temple University. Graduated from University of Washington Law School in 1955, then served as law clerk for Supreme …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 56, No. 8 (February 22, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 56, No. 8 (February 22, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-8)
Selected article titles: "Detailed Paper Work Keeps History Project Staff Busy" (pp. 1-2), "Ineffective Oral Communication Viewed as 'Achilles Heel' For Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Tokyo Topics: Japanese in Hawaii Celebration" (p. 2), and "By the Board: Civil Rights in the State of Washington" (p. 4).
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Community Council meeting, April 10, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-548)
doc Minutes from the Heart Mountain Community Council meeting, April 10, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-548)
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Community Council meeting. Includes discussion on topics for Washington Welfare Conference. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0550
Men resting on hillside (ddr-ajah-2-770)
img Men resting on hillside (ddr-ajah-2-770)
Caption: Joe Iwataki (far left), of Alameda, CA., relaxes with his pals on the B.A.R. squad while o maneuvers in Washington state, circa late 1941. Joe Iwataki / Pete / Watson / George / Bill / Todard. Note the lack of segregation. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-250 with additional notes
The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 11 (February 5, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-178)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 11 (February 5, 1949) (ddr-densho-229-178)
"Bodies of 33 More Nisei Soldiers Come Home to U.S.; Group Includes Those of Pacific Northwest Men" (p. 1), "California State Legislature Gets Numerous Anti-Bias Measures" (p. 1), "Mint Becoming Major Washington Crop" (p. 2), "Admitting of Soldier Brides to U.S. Without Respect to Race Sought" (p. 4).
Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection (ddr-one-3)
Collection Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection (ddr-one-3)
This collection consists of personal correspondence, legal documents, photographic prints, news clippings, and other materials related to a Japanese American family from White Salmon, Washington. These historical records trace a journey that included hurdles of federal and state laws, war and incarceration, exile and resettlement. Significantly, the collection includes firsthand accounts of the Portland Assembly Center …
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