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Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4377 (October 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-88)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4377 (October 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-88)
Selected article titles: "The Open Forum: Returning Remaining Evacuees to Normal Life is Heroic Task"; "N.H. Ministers Welcome Resettlers"; "An Essay: Democracy's Wasteland"; "Shinto-Masunaga Nuptials"; "Col. Singles, Commander, 100th Infantry, to Speak to Nisei Here"; "Nisei Club to Sponsor Benefit Skating Party"; "End of Amache"; "Windows Broken in S.F. Home of Former Denver Nisei"; "Nisei Reenlists …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 2 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-92)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 2 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-92)
Selected article titles: "Those Going Back Urged to Study Problems"; "Back from Colorado"; "On the Other Hand"; "Name New Commander for Language School"; "Wounded Soldier Visits Amache Family"; "Resettlement Story in Canada Disclosed: Control Shift Told"; "War Casualties in State Told"; "60,000 Can Relocate in East"; "Want Ads Today"; "Gardenan, Angeleno Receive Promotions"; "League Opens Office …
Weekly Press Review No. 30 (ddr-densho-156-342)
doc Weekly Press Review No. 30 (ddr-densho-156-342)
Original summary excerpt: From Western sources came the major news items reviewed this week. Director Dillon S. Myer, after leaving the Denver conference of WRA officials, visited Granada Relocation Center at Amache on July 28, and addressed a large gathering of evacueees and personnel. On arriving in Los Angeles, he conferred with WRA officials in charge …
Susumu Yenokida Interview (ddr-manz-1-35)
vh Susumu Yenokida Interview (ddr-manz-1-35)
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 …
Floyd Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-466)
vh Floyd Shimomura Interview (ddr-densho-1000-466)
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 …
Sonoma State University North Bay Ethnic Archive (ddr-csujad-56)
Collection Sonoma State University North Bay Ethnic Archive (ddr-csujad-56)
The North Bay Ethnic Archive features material related to the forced relocation of northern San Francisco Bay Area residents to the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp, Colorado. It includes correspondence, photographs, and reports. Some of the original items are housed with the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and were borrowed for digitization courtesy of the …

Narrator Sumiko Higashi

Sansei female. Born 1941 in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, the family was sent to the Santa Anita assembly center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Los Angeles, where father was a gardener and mother worked in LA's fashion district in garment factories. Graduated from UCLA and worked …
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 …
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. …
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 …

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, …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …

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 including Minidoka, Gila River, and Amache (Granada). His autobiographical writing explores the war years, how he got …
Kaneji Domoto Diary, 1942 (ddr-densho-329-950)
doc Kaneji Domoto Diary, 1942 (ddr-densho-329-950)
Kaneji's diary from March 6, 1942 - October 7, 1942, spanning the Domoto family's time from being at home in California to about a month after arrival at Amache. Early pages of the diary resemble a notebook loosely structured by date and containing a mixture of daily activities, accounting, notes from work at the nursery, and, …
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 …
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