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Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-192-17)
vh Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-192-17)
Working for the State of Washington postwar

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.

Signing of the Washington State Employees Compensation Bill by Governor John Spellman (ddr-densho-10-163)
img Signing of the Washington State Employees Compensation Bill by Governor John Spellman (ddr-densho-10-163)
Caption on reverse: "Gov. John Spellman signing ESSB 3163, Wash. State Redress Bill - May 13, 1983 ($5000 redress for 34 former state employees, J.A.). L-R: Back row: Rep. Gary Locke, Paul Ellis, Rep. Art Wang, ?, Tom Takemura, Sen. George Fleming, Mako Nakagawa, Ron Sims, Michi Maebori. Front row: Cherry Kinoshita, Gov. John Spellman, Miye …
Signing of the Washington State Employees Compensation Bill by Governor John Spellman (ddr-densho-10-162)
img Signing of the Washington State Employees Compensation Bill by Governor John Spellman (ddr-densho-10-162)
Caption on reverse: "Gov. John Spellman signing ESSB 3163, Wash. State Employees Redress Bill."
[Tribute to Michi Weglyn delivered at Washington State University on March 26, 1988] (ddr-csujad-24-14)
doc [Tribute to Michi Weglyn delivered at Washington State University on March 26, 1988] (ddr-csujad-24-14)
A tribute to Michi Nishiura Weglyn delivered at Washington State University on March 26, 1988. The author writes about the impact of Weglyn's 1976 book "Years of Infamy." The document also describes Weglyn's process of research, writing, and publishing the book. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_01_014
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 112, No. 10 [March 15, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 112, No. 10 [March 15, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-10)
Select article titles: "California bill would protect redress money" (p. 1), "Washington state war dead honored" (p. 1), "Washington state Asians meet" (p. 3).
Richard H. Yamamoto Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-191-14)
vh Richard H. Yamamoto Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-191-14)
Participation in Boys State

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.

Group outing in the mountains (ddr-densho-182-91)
img Group outing in the mountains (ddr-densho-182-91)
Mt. Rainier, Washington State. Mimbu, Ouchi, Maeda families, (Tanakas?).
Letter regarding the Civil Liberties Act of 1983 (ddr-densho-102-46)
doc Letter regarding the Civil Liberties Act of 1983 (ddr-densho-102-46)
This letter was written to Washington State Representative Sid Morrison.
Resolution in Support of Senate Joint Resolution No. 4 (ddr-densho-277-199)
doc Resolution in Support of Senate Joint Resolution No. 4 (ddr-densho-277-199)
A resolution supporting the Washington State Senate's resolution regarding Anti-Alien Land Laws.
Testimony of Hon. Kent Pullen (ddr-densho-67-136)
doc Testimony of Hon. Kent Pullen (ddr-densho-67-136)
Written testimony of Hon. Kent Pullen, Sentator, Washington State Senate. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Statement of Hon. John Spellman (ddr-densho-67-133)
doc Statement of Hon. John Spellman (ddr-densho-67-133)
Written statement by Hon. John Spellman, Governor of the State of Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Testimony of Hon. Arthur Wang (ddr-densho-67-137)
doc Testimony of Hon. Arthur Wang (ddr-densho-67-137)
Written testimony of Hon. Arthur Wang, Representative, Washington State House of Representatives. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
A description of land ownership laws in Washington state and the effects of passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
George Tsugawa Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-57-15)
vh George Tsugawa Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-57-15)
Getting married and moving to Washington State

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Testimony of Elizabeth Begert Dunbar (ddr-densho-67-138)
doc Testimony of Elizabeth Begert Dunbar (ddr-densho-67-138)
Written testimony of Elizabeth Begert Dunbar, Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on Asian American Affairs. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Statements by Public Officials."
Group pose in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-123)
img Group pose in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-123)
The Okano family owned and operated a laundry business in several different Washington cities as the family moved around the state.
Two men in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-127)
img Two men in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-127)
The Okano family owned and operated a laundry business in several different Washington cities as the family moved around the state.
Man and child in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-125)
img Man and child in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-125)
The Okano family owned and operated a laundry business in several different Washington cities as the family moved around the state.
Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law (ddr-densho-280-25)
A piece that encourages Washington state residents to pass Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would repeal a portion of the state constitution that bars non-citizens from owning land.
Dedication of Nisei veterans memorial (ddr-densho-26-1)
img Dedication of Nisei veterans memorial (ddr-densho-26-1)
Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii was the guest of honor at this dedication honoring fallen Nisei soldiers from Washington State. The memorial is located at the Nisei Veterans Hall in Seattle, Washington. Left to right: Senator Daniel Inouye, unidentified, unidentified, and Seiji Hata.
Natsuhara Collection (ddr-densho-18)
Collection Natsuhara Collection (ddr-densho-18)
The Natsuhara collection, 1920s-1930s, focuses on the agricultural, business, and leisure activities of Japanese Americans in the White River Valley area of Washington State. There are also photographs of farm children.
Lucius Horiuchi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-202)
vh Lucius Horiuchi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-202)
Nisei male. Born July 22, 1928, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle before being removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Following World War II, worked for the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer.
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