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Petition (ddr-one-3-11)
doc Petition (ddr-one-3-11)
Typed petition asking for an exemption from Executive Order 9066 on behalf of Kenjiro, Kay, and George Kida living in White Salmon, Washington. Signed by 67 members of the White Salmon community.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida in her home (ddr-one-3-118)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida standing next to piece of furniture in her home in White Salmon, Washington.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-100)
Color polaroid photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida in front of the Kidas' home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
George and Miyuki
img George and Miyuki "Kay" Kida in fornt of their home (ddr-one-3-122)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and George Kida standing next to their home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
Christmas card from the Parriotts to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-62)
doc Christmas card from the Parriotts to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-62)
Christmas card to the Kidas from the Parriotts (likely Bert and Mattie Parriott). Envelope is postmarked White Salmon, Washington, December 26, 1943.
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida in front of her home (ddr-one-3-121)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and a relative visiting from Japan standing in front of her home in Pucker Huddle in White Salmon, Washington.
Family in front of house (ddr-one-3-86)
img Family in front of house (ddr-one-3-86)
Color polaroid photograph of George Kida's family visiting from Japan standing in front of the Kidas' house on Pucker Huddle Road in White Salmon, Washington. Top left corner is damaged.
Woman in kimono (ddr-one-3-101)
img Woman in kimono (ddr-one-3-101)
Color photograph of a young Japanese woman in a red silk kimono. On the back is written "My wife, Kumiko" and the kanji for her name. The envelope is from Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon, Washington, and is addressed to Mitsuko Combs. Bob McCoy's phone number is also written on the envelope in he upper …
Kenjiro Kida's diary (ddr-one-3-123)
doc Kenjiro Kida's diary (ddr-one-3-123)
Bound diary with gray cover. The year on the front cover is based on the Japanese imperial calendar and says Meiji 43 (1910). Written in by Kenjiro Kida while working for George Pyatt. He wrote in it in both Japanese and English. Contents of diary about weather and daily life working for George Pyatt in White …
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 …
George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-95)
img George Kida at family gravestones (ddr-one-3-95)
Color photograph of two Japanese people kneeling and praying at the gravesites of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida. The person on the right is George Kida.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-58)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 14, 1943. Mentions having to pay income tax for "all of us down here." Says that the Kida family shouldn't try to visit Mrs. Pyatt because she would not know them. She was moved to Medical Lake after trying …
George Kida last will and testament (ddr-one-3-104)
doc George Kida last will and testament (ddr-one-3-104)
Photocopy of George Kida's last will and testament, dated June 3, 1998.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kida family (ddr-one-3-70)
Addition to the previous letter dated February 8, 1944. From James Albert "Al" Johnson to the Kida family. More advice to George about the draft examination. To see full letter please see ddr-one-3-69.
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-44)
Envelope address to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated April 21, 1943. She writes that she forgot about Easter and says that she will try to send the Kida family an Easter card when she gets a chance (Kay sent her an Easter …
Kenjiro Kida in field (ddr-one-3-78)
img Kenjiro Kida in field (ddr-one-3-78)
Black and white photograph of Kenjiro Kida standing next to a sapling in a field. Above his head is written "Kida" in red ink. On the back is written "Kenjiro Kida" in pencil.
Letter from Vickie Waldron to Kida family (ddr-one-3-57)
doc Letter from Vickie Waldron to Kida family (ddr-one-3-57)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from Vickie Waldron, signed "Aunt Vickie," to the Kida family, addressed as "friends," dated December 9, 1943. Writes that she and Ethel planned on visiting Sarah "Sade" Pyatt, but thought it might upset her to not be able to go home with them. Later told they …
Envelope from Sarah
doc Envelope from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-34)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt. Postmarked January 5, 1943.
Letter from Keith McCoy to Isami Tsubota (ddr-one-3-108)
doc Letter from Keith McCoy to Isami Tsubota (ddr-one-3-108)
Thank you letter to Isami "Sami" Tsubota from Keith McCoy. Also a page of handwritten notes about the Japanese families who had lived in White Salmon and the surrounding area before WWII.
George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-85)
img George Kida and relatives from Japan at family graveyard (ddr-one-3-85)
Color polaroid photograph of George Kida's family visiting from Japan standing at Miyuki "Kay" Kida and Kenjiro Kida's gravestones.
Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told (ddr-one-3-105)
doc Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told (ddr-one-3-105)
Newspaper clipping from "The Enterprise" newspaper from Bingen-White Salmon of George Kida's obituary, written by Keith McCoy, with the headline "Circles of love: Rest of the man's life story told". Published December 10, 1998. For the non-published typed copy please see ddr-one-3-106.
Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-46)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated April 28, 1943. Says he is worried about the water situation in Nyssa. He is going to bring up the potato digger and apple grader when he comes to visit, as well as anything else they need.
Chirstmas card from Guy and Ethel Crow to Kida family (ddr-one-3-117)
doc Chirstmas card from Guy and Ethel Crow to Kida family (ddr-one-3-117)
Christmas card from Guy and Ethel Crow to the Kida family postmarked Dec 16, 1943. Envelope is addressed to Mrs. Kay Kido and Family in Nyssa, Oregon
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-42)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated April 9, 1943. She worries about the Kidas and hopes they aren't working too hard. Mentions that Marian Locke came by perhaps wanting to learn something about the Kida family, and Mrs. Pyatt describes …
History of Japanese Americans in the Columbia River Gorge (ddr-one-3-114)
doc History of Japanese Americans in the Columbia River Gorge (ddr-one-3-114)
Typed history of the experiences of Japanese Americans in the Columbia River Gorge. Written by Keith McCoy.
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