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Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4335 (July 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-49)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4335 (July 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-49)
Selected article titles: "Niseigram"; "California Group Will Form to Combat Racial Prejudice"; "Midwest Bussei to Hold Social"; "Hawaii Born Nisei Dies in Plunge"; "22 Wyoming Nisei Get Draft Sentences"; "WRA Hits Tenney on Nisei Charges"; "Only 100 Japanese in Detroit Attend Church"; "100 Leave Tule Lake for Alien Camp"; "Nisei Appointed to Staff of Chicago WLB."
Margaret Saito Interview (ddr-manz-1-84)
vh Margaret Saito Interview (ddr-manz-1-84)
Nisei female. Born March 14, 1933, in El Centro, California. Grew up in California where parents were farmers. During World War II, removed with family to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a short time in Spokane, Washington, before moving to Sacramento with family and finishing …
Evelyn Dell Collection (ddr-densho-152)
Collection Evelyn Dell Collection (ddr-densho-152)
The Evelyn Dell Collection features photographs of Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, where Ms. Dell worked as a fourth grade teacher. The collection focuses on education in camp and includes photographs of students, teachers and administrators, camp facilities, and school celebrations.
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 119 (May 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-275)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 119 (May 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-275)
Selected article titles: "Segregation: Smiles, Tears at Parting" (p. 1), "More Receive Induction Orders" (p. 1), "Evacuee Shot at Tule Lake" (p. 1), "More Questions on the Draft" (p. 2), "Editorial: 'A Polite Excuse'" (p. 2), "Trial Set for Wyoming Nisei" (p. 3), "'Stick to Job, Mess Workers'" (p. 3), "Nisei Sisters Plead Innocent" (p. 5), …
Japanese American playing a board game (ddr-densho-37-428)
img Japanese American playing a board game (ddr-densho-37-428)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. An early immigrant from Japan, now residing at Heart Mountain, after evacuation from West Coast areas, reaches for a pawn in a game of Shogi, similar in characters and playing to chess. Although previously mumbling in Japanese, startled by the camera flas, the old gent let …
Man in military uniform (ddr-csujad-37-10)
img Man in military uniform (ddr-csujad-37-10)
Photograph of a man in a military uniform standing at snow covered Heart Mountain camp, Wyoming. Handwritten note on front of photograph states, "To [Elda] Johnny, and [Nike] Sincerely Shigeto." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mhf_010
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 17 (ddr-densho-156-257)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 17 (ddr-densho-156-257)
Article titles: "Jap-American is Sentenced"; "Jap Labor Being Recruited"; "Farmers Protest Grog Sales to Jap Evacuees"; "Trainload of Japs Passes Through to State's Beet Fields"; "New York Optical Company Building Factory at Center"; "Activities of Heart Mountain, Wyoming"; by Bill Hosokawa"; "Scott Taggart to Heart Mountain Job"; "Speaker Tells of Jap Camp Near Jerome"; "8,000 More …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 144 (December 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-78)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 144 (December 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-78)
Selected article titles: "Busseis of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska Hold Successful Conclave"; "On the Other Hand"; "Tokyo-Born Boy to Enter Army"; "Relocation Office to Open in Pittsburgh"; "Oversea Service"; "Say Bill Was Poorly Written"; "Yatabe's Report Will be Given"; "Want Ads Today"; "Civil Liberties' Wirin Speaker at Conference"; "Casualty Toll Stands at 263"; "Segregants From Hawaii …
Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
vh Sachi Kaneshiro Interview (ddr-manz-1-67)
Nisei female. Born January 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Covina, California. Worked for the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA). Volunteered to go early to Poston concentration camp, Arizona, to help set up the camp. Eventually transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving for New York. Eventually pursued a career in …
Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I (ddr-densho-1005-1)
vh Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I (ddr-densho-1005-1)
Nisei male. Born January 25, 1912, in San Jose, California. Grew up in San Jose, working on family's extensive farmholdings, and graduating from San Jose Teachers College. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While at Heart Mountain, became the agriculture superintendent, and …
Shig Yabu Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-272-24)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-272-24)
Deciding to write a book about pet bird and getting involved with the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation

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 …

Frank Emi Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-20-3)
vh Frank Emi Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-20-3)
Preparing for mass removal; memories of Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead …

Frank Emi Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-5-4)
vh Frank Emi Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-5-4)
Living and working in the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

Woman standing in front of camp barracks (ddr-csujad-37-5)
img Woman standing in front of camp barracks (ddr-csujad-37-5)
Photograph of a woman wearing a winter coat in snow at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Barracks pictured behind her. Handwritten note on back of photograph states "Heart Mt. (Mountain) Reloc (Relocation) Cl [Camp] Wyoming." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mhf_005_01
Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview (ddr-densho-1000-470)
vh Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview (ddr-densho-1000-470)
Nisei female. Born July 5, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father ran a produce business. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to family home in Los Angeles. Became a social worker, one of the …
Kunio Otani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-75)
vh Kunio Otani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-75)
Nisei male. Born July 1921 in Seattle, Washington. Raised in Raymond, Washington. Incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming; he worked on the staff of both camp newspapers, the Tulean Dispatch and the Heart Mountain Sentinel, respectively. Resettled in Seattle after the war and entered the greenhouse business. He owned …
Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-309)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-309)
Article titles: "Interned Japs Must be Better Guarded, Disciplined, Congress Told"; "...Japanese Camp Groups Split, Some Jailed"; "Brief Filed Against Jap Exclusion"; "Mavericks by Frank M. King"; "Director Named for Jap Project;"; "Jerome Rotarians Tour Hunt Center"; "Hawaii Japanese Held Loyal to U.S."; "Japanese-Americans Blame 'Military Fascists' for War"; "Hawaii Proposes to Use Japanese to Push …
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 3 (ddr-densho-156-243)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 3 (ddr-densho-156-243)
Article titles: "Newsnotes from Manzanar"; "Delta County Beet Growers Agree to Employ Japanese"; "Missouri College Accepts Japanese Despite Protests"; "10,000 Best Workers Needed in Montana"; "Idaho Relocation Center is Half Filled"; "Brandt Urges Farmers Seek Labor Now"; "Inquisitive Cameraman"; "Japanese Center Should Not Cause Any Shortages Here..."; "FBI Seizes Japanese Alien in New York"; "Japanese Center, …
Dorothy Kuwaye Interview (ddr-manz-1-68)
vh Dorothy Kuwaye Interview (ddr-manz-1-68)
Nisei female. Born May 7, 1928, in Covina, California. At young age, suffered an accident in which she was hit by a car, and was raised by a non-Japanese American family. During World War II, rejoined biological family in the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Lived for a time in New …

Narrator Shig Yabu

Nisei male. Born June 13, 1932, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in camp, found an injured magpie bird, named it Maggie, and adopted it as a pet. Following the war, wrote a children's book, Hello, Maggie! and became …
Uyeda Groves Collection (ddr-densho-113)
Collection Uyeda Groves Collection (ddr-densho-113)
The Uyeda Groves collection, 1900s-1950s, features photographs of the Uyeda family, who resided in Hiroshima, Japan, Rock Springs, Wyoming and Seattle, Washington. The collection also includes photographs of Minidoka concentration camp and Seattle's postwar Issei community. The collection donor, Fumiko Uyeda Groves, was interviewed by Densho in 1998.
Grant Ujifusa Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-97-2)
vh Grant Ujifusa Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-97-2)
Family's history in Wyoming

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The interviews therefore …

Frank Emi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-9-3)
vh Frank Emi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-9-3)
First impressions of Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming: a "miserable sight"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Ben Kuroki - Shige Kuroki Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-122-21-6)
vh Ben Kuroki - Shige Kuroki Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-122-21-6)
Shige's thoughts on Nisei soldiers and the Fair Play Committee at Heart Mountain, Wyoming

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not …

Christmas card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Miyeko Imamura (c. 1944) (ddr-janm-1-68)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Miyeko Imamura (c. 1944) (ddr-janm-1-68)
Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Miyeko Imamura (c. 1944). Black card, red border with illustration in red/green/blue of a woman in a Christmas dress holding a yellow handkerchief in one hand and a basket of holly in the other. "Yoo Hoo!" is on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked but does not give a …
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