doc Testimony of Homer Yasui (ddr-densho-67-237)
Written testimony of Homer Yasui of Portland, Oregon. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Economic Losses." Personal information excised by Densho.
img People at the ceremony for the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 (ddr-densho-10-193)
Caption on reverse: "Old Exec. Off. Bldg. Shig Wakamatsu, Homer Yasui, Bryan Matsui, Doris Matsui, True Yasui, Pat Okura, Helen Hayashi (Mineta's aide San Jose)."
img People at the ceremony for the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 (ddr-densho-10-185)
Caption on reverse: "Rayburn Bldg. hallway waiting for Mineta luncheon. L-R: Meriko Mori, Ruth Hashimoto, Gene Takamine, Homer Yasui, Mae Takahashi, ?, Tom Shimasaki, Charles Nagao, Mollie Fujioka."
img Group of Issei and Nisei gathered in front of a train (ddr-densho-259-198)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "A group of Hood River Japanese standing beside a couple of cars of a passenger train. [Renichi Fujimoto] is standing a little off to himself on the left in the shade, and from left to right are: Homer [Yasui] (looking up at [Shidzuyo Yasui]), Shizue Iwatsuki, Katsusaburo Tamura on the steps of …
img Japanese American family at train station (ddr-densho-259-210)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "[Shidzuyo Yasui] and all eight of the Yasui children seeing [Renichi Fujimoto] off at the Hood River train depot."
img Four children lined up outside (ddr-densho-259-10)
Three brothers and a girl lined up in ascending order in front of the Yasui home in Hood River, Oregon.
img "Girls from Dee" (ddr-densho-259-272)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Five Nisei girls who lived in Dee [Oregon]. This picture was taken on the south side of the old Dee Japanese Community Hall. I can identify Mikie Kageyama and Hannah Kinoshita but I don't recognize the other three."
img Nikkei family in a park (ddr-densho-259-406)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Part of the Yasui family sitting in what appears to be a park [Left to right]: Shidzuyo, holding a baby, probably me; Ches, Min[oru], & Masuo, holding a young child, most probably Shu."
img Five children lined up outside (ddr-densho-259-45)
Homer, Shu, Roku, Michi, and Minoru Yasui at their Third Street home in Hood River, Oregon.
img Nisei children gathered in a living room (ddr-densho-259-193)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of the Yasui children, from Michi on down, together with the Shimbo children, in the living room of the latter. The Shimbos were family friends living in Walla Walla, WA, and we went to visit them one summer."
img Nisei children (ddr-densho-259-201)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Yasui children standing on the Hood River courthouse lawn It shows the band-stand in which the Knights of Pythias Band occasionalyl gave concerts in the summertime. It also shows the 12 pounder Napoleon smoothbore cannon of American Civil War vintage."
img Nisei boy outside garage (ddr-densho-259-515)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Me, at around age 10-11, standing on the east side of our old garage In the background is a huge pule of cut up apple wood, which we three young boys--Roku, Shu & me--had to load onto wheelbarrows, and trundle down a steep concrete steps to the basement, to be later burned …
img Issei and Nisei family (ddr-densho-259-200)
Portrait of the Yasui family on the courthouse lawn in Hood River, Oregon. Shidzuyo Yasui, Yuka Yasui, Masuo Yasui, and Renichi Fujimoto are in the back row. Homer, Roku, Shu, Michi, Minoru, and Ches (Tsuyoshi) Yasui are in the front row.
img Father and three sons aboard a ship en route to Japan (ddr-densho-259-15)
Masuo Yasui with his sons Minoru, Shu, and Homer or Roku aboard the U.S.S. President Grant en route to Japan.
img Issei man and children at train station (ddr-densho-259-195)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Min[oru], Michi, Roku, Shu, Homer & Yuka standing with Chan [Renichi Fujimoto] at the Hood River train depot. This was probably taken in the winter of 1929, when Chan went back to Japan to bring Obasan [Matsuyo Fujimoto] home to Hood River."
img Nisei brother and sister with dog (ddr-densho-259-224)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This picture shows Yuka and me sitting on the ground in front of the large maple tree in our back yard near the old garage. Our dog, Mike, is sitting in front of us This dog Mike, was Grandpa Yasui [Shinataro Yasui]'s all time favorite. He used to follow Dad [Masuo Yasui] …