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Narrator Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu

Nisei male. Born February 7, 1925, in Sacramento, California. At a very young age, sent to Japan for several years. Returned at age six and lived with family in Loomis, California. During World War II, removed to the Arboga Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred briefly to the Amache concentration camp, …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 41 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-130)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 41 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-130)
Selected article titles: "Myer May Ask for Nisei Protection"; "Relocation Pace at Amache Slower Now"; "Evacuee's Body Found; Ends 1-Year Mystery"; "San Jose Reports 2nd Outburst Against Nisei"; "At 'Forgotten Front'"; "Wins Essay Prize"; "Buddhist Hostel to Open"; "Production Engineer Speaks to Students"; "1st Michigan Nisei Legionnaire"; "Want Ads Today"; "Blame Press for Race Sentiment"; "Camp …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 24 (February 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-113)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 24 (February 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-113)
Selected article titles: "'Fellow American' Radio Program"; "Girl Chemist Wounded in College Laboratory"; "On the Other Hand"; "Compensation Sought"; "Dance Band Named"; "Labor Contracts Offered Here"; "Ickes Reports on Relocation Work"; "Amache Ranch Property to be Put Up for Bids"; "Report Given by Clapp"; "Want Ads Today"; "Death Threat to Returned Evacuees in Oakland Investigated by …
Photograph of Sandie Saito (ddr-janm-1-132)
img Photograph of Sandie Saito (ddr-janm-1-132)
Black and white image of Sandie Saito. She has curly hair with a bow in it and is wearing a collared Roosevelt High School letterman's sweater. She is standing at the west end of the football field at the Granada (Amache) Incarceration Camp. Written on the photograph is: "To Molly. Just, Sandie". The caption along the …
Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
vh Mas Okabe Interview (ddr-manz-1-131)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents operated a restaurant. During World War II, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, in 1945, then went to Japan with family. Lived in Japan for a time …
Letters requesting assistance from Denver WRA (ddr-densho-356-882)
doc Letters requesting assistance from Denver WRA (ddr-densho-356-882)
Letter from Sara A. Brown, Associate Counselor to Granada Project Director James G. Lindley asking he send the attached letter to the Denver WRA office to ask their assistance in future cases where an individual is hospitalized in Denver and then released and returned to Amache. The attached letter is included and addressed from James G. …
C. Moxley Featherston Collection (ddr-densho-472)
Collection C. Moxley Featherston Collection (ddr-densho-472)
This collection contains a photograph of the Featherston family at Minidoka and the autobiographical writings of C. Moxley Featherston. Featherston was an attorney with the War Relocation Authority from 1942-1945. He served as a Project Attorney in several camps include Minidoka, Gila River, and Amache (Granada). His autobiographical writing explores the war years, how he got …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 154 (December 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-240)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 154 (December 19, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-240)
Selected article titles: "Influenza Knocks Speech Schedule"; "On the Other Hand"; "Soldiers Processed at Camp Hann, Calif."; "Actor's Action Censored 470-20"; "Composition of U.S. Population"; "Madera Columnist Cites Parajaro Valley Sentiment; He Commends It"; "56-Year-Old Woman Killed in Five-Car Accident"; "Honor Students Receive Awards at Ft. Snelling"; "Aged Man Struck by Auto; Suffers Abrasions"; "Colorado Governor …
Desert Sentinel, Vol. I No. 12, May 14, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-2)
doc Desert Sentinel, Vol. I No. 12, May 14, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-2)
School newspaper published at the Gila River incarceration camp. Features and items include a report on a bond drive and on a "Kampus Karnival"; news about the debate team and about a talent show, as well as about goings-on at Topaz, Utah; Manzanar, California; Echoes, Wyoming; Hunt, Idaho; and Amache, Colorado; and illustrations. See this object …
Alice Ono Interview (ddr-densho-400-19)
av Alice Ono Interview (ddr-densho-400-19)
Alice Ono was born on January 1, 1912, in Los Angeles, California. She was one of five children of Yujiro and Yone Fukuyama. Her father was a produce broker and her mother was a housewife. During World War II, she and her family were sent to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war she and …
Ernest Uno Interview (ddr-densho-1007-7)
vh Ernest Uno Interview (ddr-densho-1007-7)
Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado, with family. Volunteered for the army, and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe.

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

Mess division girls (ddr-csujad-55-1323)
img Mess division girls (ddr-csujad-55-1323)
Black and white photograph depicting a group of female incarcerees employed at the Mess Hall at Amache incarceration camp. Verso reads, "Our Mess Division Girls, Back row (L-R): Sumi Sumida, Misuko Ryozaki, Maris [?] Fujino, Yo One, Alice Hiraga. Front row (L-R): Yoshi Shimamoto, Peggy Inatsuru, June Uyeda." Title from the note on the verso. See …
Telegram and note to Yuriko Domoto from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-435)
doc Telegram and note to Yuriko Domoto from Richard Tsukada (ddr-densho-356-435)
Western Union telegram to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from her future husband Richard "Dick" Tsukada in which Dick tells Yuri he will be back in Amache on Sunday. Additionally stored with the telegram were two calender pages that contained notes. 10/5 note is from Dick to Yuri stating he will be back in a few weeks. The …
Interview with George Hamamoto, (audio) (ddr-csujad-56-1)
av Interview with George Hamamoto, (audio) (ddr-csujad-56-1)
Sonoma County resident George Hamamoto was interviewed on June 20, 1978, by a Sonoma State University student for the North Bay Ethnic Archive Project. He discusses growing up in Sebastopol, the family grocery store, removal to Assembly Center in Merced, then incarceration at Granada (Amache) camp. Discusses organization and administration of camp, and return to Napa …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 67 (August 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-159)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 67 (August 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-159)
Selected article titles: "Camp Shelby Holds Press Open House. Combat Soldiers March in Review" (p. 1), "Evacuee 'Stimulant' in Superman Strip" (p. 1), "Status of Parolees Clarified by WRA" (p. 1), "Army Jurisdiction of Japanese Urged" (p. 1), "60 Evacuees Work in Garment Factory" (p. 1), "Local Problems in Delinquency Show Increase" (p. 1), "Parcel Restrictions …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 133 (November 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-67)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 133 (November 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-67)
Selected article titles: "Masaoka Refused Admittance at Lechner Meeting in Brighto: American-Born Japanese Attempt to Enter Meeting in Denver; Again Refused Right"; "On the Other Hand"; "Want Ads"; "Deputy Marshal Fined $100 in Assault Case"; "Chaplain Points to Needs of Trainees"; "Civic League Recommends 'No' for No. 3 Alien Land Amendment"; "Battle Story of Infantrymen"; "Youth …
Fujiko
av Fujiko "Fuzzy" Ishikawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-8)
Fujiko Ishikawa was born on November 18, 1912, in Oxnard, California. She grew up in Lomita, California, and attended UCLA where she met her husband Henry who became a partner in a successful produce business. She was imprisoned at Santa Anita Race Track and the concentration camp in Amache, Colorado. She moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, during …
Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
img Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
Series of maps including incarceration camps in the western United States, temporary assembly centers in California, Manzanar camp in California, Gila River camp in Arizona, Topaz camp in Utah, Heart Mountain camp in Wyoming, Poston camp in Arizona, Amache camp in Colorado, Tule Lake camp in California, Rohwer camp in Arkansas, Minidoka camp in Idaho, and …

Narrator Kikuno Goi

Kibei Nisei couple. Kikuno was born in the United States, then moved to Japan with her family after her father passed away. In the lead up to World War II, her uncle sent Kikuno and her brother back to the United States, where they were raised in foster care in northern California. During World War II, …

Narrator Mitsuo Goi

Kibei Nisei couple. Kikuno was born in the United States, then moved to Japan with her family after her father passed away. In the lead up to World War II, her uncle sent Kikuno and her brother back to the United States, where they were raised in foster care in northern California. During World War II, …

Narrator Barbara Reiko Mikami Keimi

Sansei female. Born December 4, 1935, in Sawtelle, California. Grew up in Huntington Beach, California, where father worked as a chauffeur. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was picked up by the FBI and taken to the Tuna Canyon Detention Station. He rejoined the family at the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the family was …
Nancy K. Araki Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-305)
vh Nancy K. Araki Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-305)
Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

(This material is based upon …

Nancy K. Araki Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-357)
vh Nancy K. Araki Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-357)
Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

(This material is based upon …

Betty Tanakatsubo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-343)
vh Betty Tanakatsubo Interview (ddr-densho-1000-343)
Nisei female. Born June 15, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, and worked for the War Relocation Authority. Eventually settled in Chicago, Illinois.

(This material is based …

Frank Endo Interview (ddr-densho-400-1)
av Frank Endo Interview (ddr-densho-400-1)
Frank Endo was born in Wilmington, California, on April 20,1923, and grew up on Terminal Island, California. He taught gymnastics at Santa Anita, California, Race Track and at the concentration camp in Amache, Colorado, where he was imprisoned. Endo worked in Chicago during WWII and served in the U.S. Army's Military Intelligence Service. He participated in …
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