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Letter from James Albert
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-71)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated February 9, 1944. Reassures Kay that George will not be drafted if he is "a little lame" when he visits the doctor. Advises Kay to go ahead with George's plan for early potatoes and perhaps late potatoes too. Sympathizes with …
Christmas card and letter from Opal Yarnell to Kida family (ddr-one-3-60)
doc Christmas card and letter from Opal Yarnell to Kida family (ddr-one-3-60)
Envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs. K. Kida and son in Nyssa, Oregon. Christmas card from Opal Yarnell to the Kida family dated December 16, 1943. Says she is afraid that Mrs. Pyatt doesn't have long to live. Hopes the war will end. Talks about her son Bucky in the navy and the places he has …
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-21)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) addressed to "folks" (meaning the Kida family), dated July 1, 1942. Asks what the work is like (in Eastern Oregon), or if they have to work at all. Warns George against working too hard in the heat for fear of sunstroke. Writes of general news around White Salmon, such as …
Letter requesting exemption addressed to Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt from J.A.
doc Letter requesting exemption addressed to Lieutenant General J.L. DeWitt from J.A. "Al" Johnson (ddr-one-3-12)
Copy of a letter sent to Lieutenant General J. L. DeWitt by J. A. "Al" Johnson. Asks for an exemption for the Kida family from Executive Order 9066 and attests to their loyalty to the United States.
Letter from Don Comer to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-68)
doc Letter from Don Comer to the Kida family (ddr-one-3-68)
Letter from Don Comer to George Kida and family, dated January 19, 1944. Writes of news of his farm and of the Kidas' livestock. Mr. Comer was once taking care of the Kidas' cows, but he gave them to James Albert "Al" Johnson the previous winter (he didn't know if Al had told the Kidas that …
Miyuki
img Miyuki "Kay" Kida having tea with company (ddr-one-3-119)
Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and three white women sitting at a dining table. The table is set for tea.
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-30)
Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 2, 1942. She writes that she is angry about Kay's treatment in town. Writes that she wishes they were home. Talks about Ethel Crow, her sister Vickie, and Vickie's granddaughter Victoria, as well as general news about other people …
Japanese women (ddr-one-3-90)
img Japanese women (ddr-one-3-90)
Color Polaroid photograph of two Japanese women (one wearing a long tan coat, the other a striped vest) holding up recently caught fish.
Japanese-Americans suffered under unjust order (ddr-one-3-111)
doc Japanese-Americans suffered under unjust order (ddr-one-3-111)
News clipping of Keith McCoy's guest column in The Enterprise on May 23, 2002 with the headline "Japanese-Americans suffered under unjust order". Also a sheet of handwritten notes. For unpublished typed copy, please see ddr-one-3-310.
Letter from Sarah
doc Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family (ddr-one-3-51)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) dated November 19, 1943. Mrs. Pyatt suffered a stroke and was writing from the West Klickitat Hospital; she addressed the letter incorrectly, so there was a letter from Wilma Thornton, the hospital manager, included, which …
Woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-97)
img Woman holding fish (ddr-one-3-97)
Color photograph of a Japanese woman in a long tan coat holding recently caught fishes, with her left arm higher than her right.
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 …
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