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Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
Selected article titles: "City-Wide Cage Tourney Slated"; "Artist Honored"; "New Mexico Girl Enlists in W.A.C."; "Tea Grown in Colorado"; "Executive Woman Named by JACD"; "General Clark's Wife Visits Amache Center"; "Give Favorable Reports"; "Family House Opened in Cleveland, Ohio"; "Want Ads Today"; "Report Findings of Conference"; "Priest, and Nun's Fates"; "Minorities Asking for Job Chances, State …
Boy Scouts of America membership card for Allan Minoru Hida (ddr-csujad-55-1997)
doc Boy Scouts of America membership card for Allan Minoru Hida (ddr-csujad-55-1997)
Card for Allan Minoru Hida's membership in Boy Scouts of America at the Amache incarceration camp. Includes Boy Scout oath, law, personal record, offices and special duties, and envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2000
Boy Scouts of America membership card for Allan Minoru Hida (ddr-csujad-55-1996)
doc Boy Scouts of America membership card for Allan Minoru Hida (ddr-csujad-55-1996)
Card for Allan Minoru Hida's membership in Boy Scouts of America at the Amache incarceration camp. Includes Boy Scout oath, law, personal record, offices and special duties, and envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1999
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mildred Allen (ddr-densho-356-325)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mildred Allen (ddr-densho-356-325)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Mildred Allen in which she details the realities of California during the labor shortage caused by the war and forced removal of Japanese Americans and inquires about life in Amache and how she can provide items for Yuriko or others. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.
Japanese Americans harvesting onions (ddr-densho-37-510)
img Japanese Americans harvesting onions (ddr-densho-37-510)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Evacuee and appointed personnel office workers assisting in the onion harvest on the project farm during the volunteer farm harvest program. During the two week period when practically all project offices and sections went "all out" to help bring in the farm crops, more than eighty acres of …

Narrator Min Tonai

Nisei male. Born February 6, 1929, in San Pedro, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California, where father ran several successful stores. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp returned to California to attend school. Served in Korea and …

Narrator Phil Shigekuni

Yonsei male. Born March 28, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Following the war, became a counselor in the public school system in Los Angeles. Active in a number of community causes including …
Wada and Homma Family Collection (ddr-densho-157)
Collection Wada and Homma Family Collection (ddr-densho-157)
This collection consists of photographs and documents from the Wada and Homma families. Reverend Masahiko Wada was a Baptist minister in Japan and in the Gardena area of California before World War II. The collection includes photographs from the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado.
George Ochikubo Collection (ddr-densho-159)
Collection George Ochikubo Collection (ddr-densho-159)
This collection is comprised of photographs taken by George Ochikubo, a native of Portland, Oregon. During World War II, he and his family were removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, where he took numerous striking and dramatic photographs using a 4x5 speed graphic camera. In memory of George Ochikubo.

Narrator Mary Hamano

Nisei female. Born July 14, 1921, in San Gabriel, California. Spent childhood in Los Angeles where father operated a shoe repair business and grocery store. Family was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Resettled in Denver after the war and worked in several businesses in Japantown. Married in 1947 and …

Narrator Kay Uno Kaneko

Nisei female. Born October 7, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, age nine when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, so family could …
[Snake charming] (ddr-csujad-56-224)
img [Snake charming] (ddr-csujad-56-224)
Cowl and Masaji sit on the ground at Camp Amache, one holding a snake and the other wearing a turban and playing a wooden flute. Page 10 of Kawase Family Photo Album, Book Two. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nbea08-03-033
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 5 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-405)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 5 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-405)
Selected article titles: "Are You Doing Your Bit? Help Needed at Factory" (p. 1), "Residents Must Not Make Unauthorized Movements" (p. 1), "'Pacific Citizen' Comments on Dispatch Farewell Issue" (p. 1), "Shortage on Paper Bags" (p. 1), "Gift Copy Awaits Ex-Rohwer People" (p. 2), "'Everything is Okay' Write Former Tuleans in Amache" (p. 2), "Interview: Dispatch …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 12 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-412)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. 7 No. 12 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-412)
Selected article titles: "100 Men Wanted Immediately to Unload Coal and Wood -- Report to Placement, 1208" (p. 1), "Fuel Shortage Imminent. Best Warns That Coal Rationing Will Affect Center Residents" (p. 1), "Third Stage of Evacuation" (p. 2), "Camp Life is Deteriorating Nisei, Warns Elmer L. Shirrell" (p. 2), "Negroes Migrate to Former Japanese Colonies …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 82 (July 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-171)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 82 (July 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-171)
Selected article titles: "Choking This League Takes Courage"; "On the Other Hand"; "Manhunt is On"; "Nisei Soldier Finds His Father in Okinawa"; "$8000 Damage Caused by Storm in Amache"; "Returnee News"; "2,111 Casualties"; "Joins Staff at Clinic"; "'You're All Foreigners!'"; "U.S. Commissioner as Draft Dodgers; Bonds $2500"; "Business Priming Firm Established"; "Rikimaru Creditors Receiving Notices"; "Shibutani …
Gary and Nancy Fujita at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-23-4)
img Gary and Nancy Fujita at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-23-4)
Nancy Kiyoko Fujita and Gary Yoshio Fujita are older children of Henry and Ann Fujita. This 1943 photo appears to have been taken outside of the Fujita's apartment in Block 10-H at Amache. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp028-08-003
Mary Hamano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-215)
vh Mary Hamano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-215)
Nisei female. Born July 14, 1921, in San Gabriel, California. Spent childhood in Los Angeles where father operated a shoe repair business and grocery store. Family was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Resettled in Denver after the war and worked in several businesses in Japantown. Married in 1947 and …
Densho eNews, December 2008 (ddr-densho-431-27)
doc Densho eNews, December 2008 (ddr-densho-431-27)
Article titles: "From the Director," "From the Archive: Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: The Mitsuye Endo Supreme Court Case," "Densho News: Sushi + Sake = Success," "Free Teacher Trainings: Social Studies CBA Curricula," "Densho Poll, Japanese American Artists," "New to the Archive: Look inside the Archive: New Photo Collections from Amache," "Regional Events: Book Event: Mine …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mildred Allen (ddr-densho-356-541)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Mildred Allen (ddr-densho-356-541)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Mildred Allen. Mildred writes her condolences on the passing of Yuri's father Kanetero Domoto, her surprise to learn Yuri is still in Amache, and offers insights and help in finding Yuri a job. Additionally she writes of her recent friendships and news around California. Item tied together with all objects …
Hideo Takeuchi Collection (ddr-densho-204)
Collection Hideo Takeuchi Collection (ddr-densho-204)
This collection consists of photographs from Hideo Takeuchi, who was in the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, during World War II. Mr. Takeuchi was employed as a firefighter while in camp. While in camp, he purchased a Bessel 620 camera though a catalog and built a darkroom and enlarger to process his photographs.

Narrator Toshiko Aiboshi

Nisei female. Born July 8, 1928, in Boyle Heights, California. At an early age, went to live with family friends when father passed away and mother contracted tuburculosis. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. While in camp, mother relapsed and Toshiko again went …

Narrator Esther Takei Nishio

Nisei female. Born February 20, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Venice, California, where father and uncle ran a carnival concession stand. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. In 1944, was part of a group organized by the Quakers …

Narrator Cookie Takeshita

Nisei female. Born April 1, 1929, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda, where father ran a gardening business. During World War II, family was ordered to leave Alameda and moved to Cortez, California, before being sent to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend school in Cleveland, …
[Portrait of Haruo Kawase] (ddr-csujad-56-244)
img [Portrait of Haruo Kawase] (ddr-csujad-56-244)
Professional portrait of Haruo Kawase, a young Japanese American incarcerated at Camp Amache. He snuck a camera into the facility and took many photos of daily life. Page 30 of Kawase Family Photo Album, Book Two. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nbea08-03-053
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 51 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-140)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 51 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-140)
Selected article titles: "See Conclave as Focus for Policy"; "On the Other Hand"; "Creditors of Japanese Banks May File Claims"; "5-Year-Old Boy Dies"; "Report Progress in Canadian Resettlement"; "3 More Wounded"; "Resettle in Colorado"; "Want Ads Today"; "Birth Reported"; "Marriage License Issued"; "All Americans"; "Minority Workers"; "Tokyo Shows Avid Interest in Anti-Evacuee Activities on West Coast"; …
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