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Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-345)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-345)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Sadame Nomi in which she details a stressful week at work, apartment hunting and details about some of her friend moving to Amache. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Letter to Alice Opie from Yuki Kamayatsu (ddr-densho-498-41)
doc Letter to Alice Opie from Yuki Kamayatsu (ddr-densho-498-41)
Letter to Alice Opie from Yuki Kamayatsu explaining what life is like in Amache. She explains that many people are sick and the camp is not satisfactory. She mentions that the administration is not kind and that contractors harass the girls in the camp.
Bob Fuchigami Interview (ddr-manz-1-28)
vh Bob Fuchigami Interview (ddr-manz-1-28)
Nisei male. Born May 15, 1930, in Marysville, California. Family operated a farm prior to World War II. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Remained in Colorado after the war.
Two wooden chests, Henry Katsumi Fujita, 8305, Granada (Amache) incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-23-7)
img Two wooden chests, Henry Katsumi Fujita, 8305, Granada (Amache) incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-23-7)
Two wooden chests that Henry K. Fujita fabricated from wood "borrowed" from the Amache High School site in the block adjacent to the Fujita family barracks. The number "8305" was the label assigned to the family by the War Relocation Authority. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp028-08-006
First high school graduation class at the Amache War Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-29-221)
img First high school graduation class at the Amache War Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-29-221)
Photograph titled: "The interviewee and a fellow graduate were among the students from the first high school graduation class at the Amache War Relocation Center." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P164

Narrator Flora Ninomiya

Nisei female. Born April 8, 1935, in Richmond, California. Grew up in Richmond, where grandfather established a flower nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to Richmond and resumed the family business after the war.
Granite monument memorial (ddr-densho-37-512)
img Granite monument memorial (ddr-densho-37-512)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Granite monument erected in memory of the center residents who died in the War Relocation Camp at Amache, Colorado, was dedicated on Sept. 6, 1945, in an outdoor ceremony at the cemetery. The monument was designed by Reverend Masahiko Wada. Names of 148 persons, including 31 Nisei who …
[Winter scenes] (ddr-csujad-56-188)
img [Winter scenes] (ddr-csujad-56-188)
Photo of Camp Amache living quarters in the snow. Photo provided by Tak Kameoka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nbea08-02-055
[Camp shot] (ddr-csujad-56-185)
img [Camp shot] (ddr-csujad-56-185)
Photo of Camp Amache from a slight aerial view. Photo provided by Tak Kameoka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nbea08-02-052
Rhythm show program (ddr-csujad-7-30)
doc Rhythm show program (ddr-csujad-7-30)
Program for a play/concert put on by high school students at Amache. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Rhythm Show Program
Eating to live (ddr-csujad-29-160)
img Eating to live (ddr-csujad-29-160)
Photograph of boys eating at the Granada camp. The caption reads: Eating to live. Amache, Co. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: P101
Ikuko
av Ikuko "Cookie" Takeshita (ddr-ajah-8-9)
Ikuko "Cookie" Takeshita was born in Alameda, California, where father was on the board of directors of the Alameda Buddhist Temple. During World War II, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Alameda.
<i>Bon Odori</i> festival (ddr-densho-37-775)
img Bon Odori festival (ddr-densho-37-775)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Part of the approximately 1,000 dancers who participated in the Bon Odori festival sponsored by the Granada Buddhist Church on August 14. Spectators are shown in the background. This dance was held at night on the baseball diamond.
Agenda and minutes from the Coordinating Council Conference (ddr-densho-356-891)
doc Agenda and minutes from the Coordinating Council Conference (ddr-densho-356-891)
Agenda and minutes from the Coordinating Council Conference on March 13, 1943. Conference included sessions on: What are the elements of a good community, concrete examples of good community thinking and planning, how can we achieve a good community in Amache, Environment, Character-Building, Research-Adjustment, Resettlement
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-432)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-432)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her future husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick write about how the work is close to finishing and his estimite for his return to Amache. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-492 and ddr-densho-356-534.
Letter to Yuri Domoto (ddr-densho-356-330)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto (ddr-densho-356-330)
Letter to Yuri from an unsigned sender in which they detail life in Denver and preparations to visit Amache, asking what items Yuriko and her family members need or want. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Alameda Japanese American History Project: Takano Yasutaro Collection (ddr-ajah-9)
Collection Alameda Japanese American History Project: Takano Yasutaro Collection (ddr-ajah-9)
Collection consists of photos of carved wood panels done by Takano Yasutaro while incarcerated at Amache. Includes document describing the carvings, the story behind the images and biographical information about Yasutaro.

Narrator Bob Fuchigami

Nisei male. Born May 15, 1930, in Marysville, California. Family operated a farm prior to World War II. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Remained in Colorado after the war.
[50th anniversary reunion] (ddr-csujad-56-246)
img [50th anniversary reunion] (ddr-csujad-56-246)
50th anniversary reunion of incarcerees from Camp Amache are featured in this color photo. [Haruo kawase] See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nbea08-03-055
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 13 (November 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-232)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 13 (November 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-232)
Selected article titles: "Amache MP's Transferred to Wyoming" (p. 1), "5 Internees Here from New Mexico" (p. 1), "35 Topaz Workers First Group to Arrive at Tule Lake Center" (p. 1), "Negro Authority on Race Issues to Speak Tonight" (p. 1), "RE: Canada: Japanese Can Sue Gov't" (p. 2).
Granada Pioneer Vol. III No. 54 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-147-264)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. III No. 54 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-147-264)
Selected article titles: "Still Opposes Coast Return of Japanese" (p. 1), "Former Amache Resident Glad 'To Be Home'" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cheer is Due Victors" (p. 2), "V-E Day Brings Joy: Hope for Early Return" (p. 3), "V-E Day Brings Joy: Hope for Early Return" (p. 5).
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-426)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-426)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her future husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada. Dick writes about plans to return to Amache soon, and asks if she will need anything on the journey back. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-492 and ddr-densho-356-534.
Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. and Mrs. Davis, October 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-23-14)
doc Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. and Mrs. Davis, October 5, 1942 (ddr-csujad-23-14)
Describes in detail the long train ride from Sept. 15-18 between Merced and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp: the layout of the train cars, times to different towns, tunnels and coal smoke, eating and sleeping arrangements, military troops and equipment staged along the railway, desert scenery, late arrival at Amache, an extra night aboard the train, …
An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-17)
av An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-17)
An oral history with Lillie Y. McCabe, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The interview covers the Anglo reverends and ministers who helped her while she was incarcerated at Amache, how …
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