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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 Susumu Yenokida

Nisei male. Born June 28, 1925, in Turlock, California. Grew up in the Cortez, California, area. During World War II, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. When drafted by the military, refused to report for the preinduction physical, and was tried and jailed for refusing the draft. Served …

Narrator Mo Nishida

Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the …

Narrator Floyd Shimomura

Sansei male. Born March 13, 1948, in Winters, California. Grew up in the Winters area where parents worked on a farm they had run before World War II, when they were incarcerated at the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Graduated from UC Davis School of Law, and worked in various capacities for the State of California. Elected …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 16 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 18 No. 16 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-20)
Selected article titles: "Report from Anzio Reveals Nisei Heroism" (p. 1), "First Nisei Civilian Since Evacuation Visits Lodi Area" (p. 1), "U.S. Supreme Court Grants Request to Consider Endo Test Case on WRA Detention" (p. 1), "Federal Grand Jury Indicts Three Amache Women for Alleged Aid to Nazi Prisoners" (p. 2), "Segregation Program Completed at Hunt …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 98, No. 21 (June 1, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-21)
img Pacific Citizen, Vol. 98, No. 21 (June 1, 1984) (ddr-pc-56-21)
Selected article titles: "Mondale wins Asian endorsements" (p. 1), "Editorials continue to urge redress" (p. 1), "18 Asians to run as Jackson delegates in California primary" (p. 1), "Hawaii center for international studies under program review" (p. 2), "Fashion show kicks off Nisei week" (p. 3), "Berkeley JACL Installation" (p. 4), "NCJAR to continue battle despite …
[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. 69 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-158)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 69 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-158)
Selected article titles: "JACL to Hold Inaugural Ball"; "Denver YBA News"; "Junior YBA News"; "Evacuee Student Wins Fellowship"; "Heart Mountain Woman, Age 93, Leaves for Coast"; "Project Director's Son Killed in Action"; "Amache Nisei is Commissioned in Pacific"; "Nisei Girl Will Graduate from Milwaukee College"; "No Trouble Here!"; "Jap-American Aid Post-War Problems"; "Are Oriental Foods High …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 16 (February 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-105)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 16 (February 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-105)
Selected article titles: "Houser Charges Obstruction"; "On the Other Hand"; "Urge More Niseis to Resettle in Iowa Area"; "Milwaukee Girls form Basketball Team"; "Returns to Camp"; "Amache Wins 53 to 48"; "More Workers Available"; "Test Case Coming"; "Against Parents' Will"; "Want Ads Today"; "Beauty Shop Opened"; "Pasadena Hostel"; "3 Head for O.C.S."; "Auburn Officials Disclose Confession …
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"; …
Yo Shinoda for Grace Umezawa (ddr-ajah-8-11)
av Yo Shinoda for Grace Umezawa (ddr-ajah-8-11)
In this video, Yo Shinoda talks about her mother, Grace Kuniye Umezawa. Grace was born in Alameda, and was the first Japanese American girl to graduate from Alameda High School. During World War II, removed to the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Grace worked as a teacher at the navy language school in Boulder, Colorado. AFter the …
Christmas celebration (ddr-densho-37-503)
img Christmas celebration (ddr-densho-37-503)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Christmas at the Granada Relocation Center didn't provide a Christmas tree for each barracks room home, but there was one at each mess hall, and it is the steward himself in a pair of red pajamas and a Santa Claus mask that makes the yuletide real for these …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-314)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Sadame Nomi (ddr-densho-356-314)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Sadame Nomi in which Sadame describes her train ride back to Denver from Amache and missing her friends in camp. She also discusses the possibility of getting a new place to stay while in Denver and ask Yuri to visit her if she ever in Denver. Item tied together with …
Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
vh Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
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 …
Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
vh Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
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, …

Narrator Eddie M. Inaba

Nisei male. Born May 9, 1917, in Walnut Grove, California. Parents worked at Canal Ranch, an agricultural community, where they grew produce for Libby, McNeill & Libby. Parents also owned and ran a bar in Walnut Grove. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. …

Narrator Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto

Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration …

Narrator Mas Okabe

Nisei male. Born December 2, 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 …
An oral history with Rumi Uragami (ddr-csujad-29-38)
av An oral history with Rumi Uragami (ddr-csujad-29-38)
An oral interview with Rumi Uragami, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
An oral history with Yoshie Mary Tashima (ddr-csujad-29-27)
av An oral history with Yoshie Mary Tashima (ddr-csujad-29-27)
An oral interview with Yoshie Mary Tashima, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0106. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Christmas Eve party (ddr-densho-37-507)
img Christmas Eve party (ddr-densho-37-507)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Mrs. Tomiye Funai brings her two year old daughter Carol to the Christmas Eve Party for the children of Block 7-H at the Granada Relocation Center. There were no trees for the barracks room homes, but each mess hall provided a trimmed tree and presents for the children. …
Letter from Rayko (Grace) Sumida to Chimata Sumida (ddr-densho-379-33)
doc Letter from Rayko (Grace) Sumida to Chimata Sumida (ddr-densho-379-33)
Letter shares news that Emmy Sumida Ito and her husband Ken will be leaving for the Amache Relocation Center the next day, and the rest of the immediate family would be leaving for Arkansas on the 6th of October. She requests that he wire them when he finds out an actual date of transfer because they …
Robert Moriguchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-515)
vh Robert Moriguchi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-515)
Sansei male. Born November 11, 1931, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, moved to Utah for a time before eventually returning to California and becoming a pharmacist. Served on the board of the Japanese American Citizens League and …
Yuriko Domoto Tsukada Collection (ddr-densho-356)
Collection Yuriko Domoto Tsukada Collection (ddr-densho-356)
This collection consists of Yuriko Tsukada (nee Domoto)’s photographs, correspondences, personal records, diaries, and Granada (Amache) Camp Administrative Records related to the Social Welfare Department. Photographs in this collection are of the Domoto and Tsukada families before 1941. The correspondences are to Yuriko Tsukada (nee Domoto) from friends and family while she was held in Merced …

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, …
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