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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-385-5)
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Having friends of different ethnicities before the war

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-385-8)
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First impressions of the Tulare Assembly Center

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-385-14)
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Discussion of military commendations

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-385-15)
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Becoming a teacher

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-385-12)
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Leaving camp for Iowa before being drafted into the army

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-385-16)
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Pursuing a career as an artist

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-385-2)
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Father's family background

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-385-1)
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Origins of name

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-385-6)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "it was a terrible thing"

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-385-3)
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Losing mother at a young age

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-385-11)
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Remembering the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-385-9)
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Establishing a student government in camp high school

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-385-4)
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Memories of elementary school

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-385-10)
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Meeting Michi Weglyn in camp

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Kotzebue Friends Church church service (ddr-csujad-57-2)
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Interior view of the Kotzebue Friends Church, of Kotzebue, Alaska. Children and adults sit in pews, wearing warm winter clothing. This church was established as a mission of the First Friends Church, of Whittier, California. Verso: [Stamped] Harry Haworth Photography / P. O. Box 575 - Altadena, California. [Handwritten] Kotzebue Friends Church Church Service [Handwritten] #597. …

Narrator Arthur Ogami

Nisei male. Born April 10, 1922, in Whittier, California. Spent childhood in California, before being removed to Manzanar concentration camp in 1942. Left Manzanar several times to work as a beet topper for local farmers. Decided to expatriate to Japan because of mother's wishes, and was transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp. In 1945, was moved …
Kotzebue Friends Church established 1897 (ddr-csujad-57-1)
img Kotzebue Friends Church established 1897 (ddr-csujad-57-1)
A group of children stand before a church, wearing warm winter clothes. In front of the church is a bell tower. The Kotzebue Friends Church, of Kotzebue, Alaska, was established as a mission of the First Friends Church, of Whittier, California. [Sign above church door] KOTZEBUE / FRIENDS CHURCH / ESTABLISHED 1897 [Verso:] [Stamped] Harry Haworth …
Kotzebue Friends Church church service (ddr-csujad-57-3)
img Kotzebue Friends Church church service (ddr-csujad-57-3)
Interior view of the Kotzebue Friends Church, of Kotzebue, Alaska. A group of children sit in rows on benches, while a woman stands before them. All are wearing warm winter clothes. This church was established as a mission of the First Friends Church, of Whittier, California. Verso: [Stamped] Harry Haworth Photography / P. O. Box 575 …
Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
doc Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
A letter from Ayame May Okine in Chicago to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine in Whittier, California. She expresses her delight about her husband's returning home from Japan and updates on their lives including traveling to New York and visiting her sister in New Jersey. She also expresses that she is awaiting for the day when Masao …
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Lakota (ddr-csujad-57-10)
img Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Lakota (ddr-csujad-57-10)
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Lakota, wedding portrait. [Stamped on photo] TOYO Miyatake [Handwritten on matboard flap] To Mrs. Lydia M. Cammack / With sincere wishes, / Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Lakota / Sister Jane, Asawa, June 1948 [Handwritten on verso] 85-05-08.268 [This is a Whittier Museum accession number.] See this object in the California State Universities …
Arthur Ogami Interview (ddr-densho-1000-154)
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Nisei male. Born April 10, 1922, in Whittier, California. Spent childhood in California, before being removed to Manzanar concentration camp in 1942. Left Manzanar several times to work as a beet topper for local farmers. Decided to expatriate to Japan because of mother's wishes, and was transferred to Tule Lake concentration camp. In 1945, was moved …
New Japanese Congregational Church (ddr-csujad-57-21)
img New Japanese Congregational Church (ddr-csujad-57-21)
Two-story church building with five people standing on the front steps. There are two mentions of a Japanese Congregational Church in Montebello in the Whittier Daily News (1945-05-15, p. 8, c. 6 and 1948-11-03, p. 4, c. 6). [Handwritten caption on photo] New Japanese Congregational Church [Handwritten on verso] 44. Title from caption. See this object …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her father-in-law, Seiichi Okine in Whittier, California. She thanks her parents-in-law for their thoughtful letters. She is glad to know that Seiichi likes her gift for the Father's Day. She hopes that they will be able to celebrate the fourth of July by having fireworks this year. …
CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection (ddr-csujad-5)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection (ddr-csujad-5)
The Okine Collection contains materials collected by Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine who were Issei flower growers in Whittier, California. It includes correspondence, photographs, financial documents, and a photo album. A large portion of the collection consists of family correspondence with Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, including letters from their Nisei children, Masao and Makoto Okine, both soldiers …
Letter from Miyuki [Matsuura] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 12, 1952 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-275)
doc Letter from Miyuki [Matsuura] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 12, 1952 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-275)
A letter from Miyuki Matsuura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She updates on her crops, picking strawberries, and her fears that the recent cold weather would delay the growth of garlic. She also updates on Mr. Freitas's wedding gift that Seiichi Okine asked her to prepare. She bought a large plate and …
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