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Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1012-3-3)
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Recalling a few incidents of anti-Japanese violence in Chicago (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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 …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1012-3-12)
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Thoughts on the wartime draft resisters (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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 …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1012-3-10)
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Description of prison conditions (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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 …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1012-3-4)
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Remembering the time of uncertainty and confusion after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1012-3-8)
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The train ride to Minidoka (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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 …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-3-7)
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Observing the difficult living conditions in camp: "it infuriated me" (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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 …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1012-3-2)
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Living and working in Chicago when Pearl Harbor was bombed (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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 …

Four Nisei children at home (ddr-densho-259-129)
img Four Nisei children at home (ddr-densho-259-129)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "[A picture] showing the stair-stepping sizes of the early Yasui kids at home."
Four Nisei brothers with bozu haircuts (ddr-densho-259-83)
img Four Nisei brothers with bozu haircuts (ddr-densho-259-83)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "It looks like Kay, Ches and Min [Yasui]--and Roku in front, sitting on the ground--just had had bozu haircuts. A 'bozu' is the familiar term for Bonsan, a Japanese Buddhist priest, who...always had a shaven or closely cropped head. For many years, Dad [Masuo Yasui] used to cut his boys' hair. He …
Four Nisei children at home (ddr-densho-259-32)
img Four Nisei children at home (ddr-densho-259-32)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "[A picture] showing the stair-stepping sizes of the early Yasui kids at home."
Four Nisei children on tricycles and wagons (ddr-densho-259-188)
img Four Nisei children on tricycles and wagons (ddr-densho-259-188)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Four little kids on various vehicles on a sloping sidewalk. From left to right, Roku [Yasui], Michi [Yasui], Rin Karasawa & Min[oru Yasui]. This was taken at the Karasawa home, which doubled as their laundry on Oak Street."
Five Nisei siblings (ddr-densho-259-468)
img Five Nisei siblings (ddr-densho-259-468)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Kay, Ches [Tsuyoshi], Min[oru], Yuki and Michi [Yasui] at the Third Street home. There aren't many pictures of Yuki, since she died in 1922, just two months short of her fourth birthday. I think that she died of pneumonia, or maybe it was influenza."
Five siblings (ddr-densho-259-13)
img Five siblings (ddr-densho-259-13)
Five siblings: Michi, Yuki, Min, Ches, and Kay Yasui.
Nisei children rabbit hunting (ddr-densho-259-204)
img Nisei children rabbit hunting (ddr-densho-259-204)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Kay, Ches [Tsuyoshi], Min[oru], Michi and Roku [Yasui] have gone rabbit hunting. It shows Kay cradling a rifle in his left arm and holding a dead rabbit in his right hand. Ches has his .22 caliber rifle held high aloft in his right hand, and a dead rabbit in his left."
Japanese American women and children (ddr-densho-259-172)
img Japanese American women and children (ddr-densho-259-172)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "A large group of Hood River Issei women and their many, many children, but with no men present In an associated picture [Masuo Yasui] had written that this was a gathering of the Hood River Japanese in front of the R.G. Dieck's [Dicek's] place for their annual Decoration Day."
Nikkei family in a park (ddr-densho-259-406)
img Nikkei family in a park (ddr-densho-259-406)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Part of the Yasui family sitting in what appears to be a park [Left to right]: Shidzuyo, holding a baby, probably me; Ches, Min[oru], & Masuo, holding a young child, most probably Shu."
Japanese American women and children (ddr-densho-259-189)
img Japanese American women and children (ddr-densho-259-189)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "A large group of Hood River Issei women and their many, many children, but with no men present In an associated picture [Masuo Yasui] had written that this was a gathering of the Hood River Japanese in front of the R.G. Dieck's [Dicek's] place for their annual Decoration Day."
Japanese American extended family (ddr-densho-259-105)
img Japanese American extended family (ddr-densho-259-105)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group picture of the Hood River Yasui family and relatives In the first row, George Katayama is seated on a tricycle Kay [Yasui] is seated on the toy dog, also in the first row. In the second row, left to right, is Shizuyo Katayama; Ches [Yasui] on the lap of Shintaro Yasui …
Nisei baseball players (ddr-densho-259-539)
img Nisei baseball players (ddr-densho-259-539)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Ches [Tsuyoshi Yasui] in baseball shin guards, with other presumed baseball players. This may well have been part of the Nisei Athletic Club baseball team."
Min Yasui Collection (ddr-densho-419)
Collection Min Yasui Collection (ddr-densho-419)
The Min Yasui Collection consists of four poems written my Min Yasui between 1942 and 1945. In these pieces, Yasui reflects on war and the treatment of the Japanese American community as they were forcibly removed from the West Coast.
Issei mother and children (ddr-densho-259-137)
img Issei mother and children (ddr-densho-259-137)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is a formal portrait of most of the Yasui family, taken in the Third Street home in Hood River [Shidzuyo] is holding Shu on her lap, Mihci is sitting in an adjustable child's chair, Roku is sitting on a rectangular leather-topped stool, and the older boys are gathered in front of …
Issei parents and four children (ddr-densho-259-52)
img Issei parents and four children (ddr-densho-259-52)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is [Shidzuyo and Masuo Yasui] with Kay, Ches [Tsuyoshi], Min[oru], and [either] Yuki [or] Michi."
Issei mother and children (ddr-densho-259-541)
img Issei mother and children (ddr-densho-259-541)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is a formal portrait of most of the Yasui family, taken in the Third Street home in Hood River [Shidzuyo] is holding Shu on her lap, Mihci is sitting in an adjustable child's chair, Roku is sitting on a rectangular leather-topped stool, and the older boys are gathered in front of …
Issei man and children at train station (ddr-densho-259-195)
img Issei man and children at train station (ddr-densho-259-195)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Min[oru], Michi, Roku, Shu, Homer & Yuka standing with Chan [Renichi Fujimoto] at the Hood River train depot. This was probably taken in the winter of 1929, when Chan went back to Japan to bring Obasan [Matsuyo Fujimoto] home to Hood River."
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