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Joyce Okazaki Interview II (ddr-manz-1-146)
vh Joyce Okazaki Interview II (ddr-manz-1-146)
Sansei female. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and was a young child when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, was photographed by renowned photographer Ansel Adams. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Chicago before family eventually returned …
Joyce Okazaki Interview I (ddr-manz-1-125)
vh Joyce Okazaki Interview I (ddr-manz-1-125)
Sansei female. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and was a young child when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, was photographed by renowned photographer Ansel Adams. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Chicago before family eventually returned …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 16 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-180)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 16 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-180)
Selected article titles: "Dr. E. Stanley Jones Forsees Post-War Improvements of Minority Problems. Prominent Christian Leader Tells Opinion" (p. 1), "'Y' Plan to Help Assimilate Nisei" (p. 1), "Motor Truck Movements Require Special Permits" (p. 1), "Dispatch Tells Nisei Bravery" (p. 1), "'No Legal, Ethical Justification to Hold Japanese' D. Myer" (p. 1), "Noted Photographer Visits …
Representatives at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-85)
img Representatives at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-85)
Representatives making preliminary negotiations for the surrender of the Ryukyus Islands to the Commanding General of the Tenth Army. Left to right: Lieutenant Colonel Nakamizo Takashi, who represented Japanese Army commander on Anami, Major General Toshisada Tokada; and Lieutenant Commander Tairo Sato who was a delegate of Rear Admiral Tadao Kato Japanese Naval Commander of Amami …
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 45 (September 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-42)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 45 (September 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-42)
Selected article titles: "Tamaki Elected Queen" (p. 1), "Hayes Explains Coal Situation" (p. 1), "Canteen 3 Miss Crowned 'Queen Shiz, the First'" (p. 1), "Hayes Explains Coal Situation" (p. 3), "New Flag Pole Installed" (p. 3), "Nursing Course Under Hospital" (p. 3), "Fine Arts Dept. to Give Recital" (p. 3), "S.F. Chronicle Writer Here" (p. 3), …
Rubble of prefecture in Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-45)
img Rubble of prefecture in Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-45)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5485. 29 June 48 / Quake leaves Fukui prefecture in ruins: / A signal corps cameraman records the / devastating effects of the quake which / struck on June 28th, 1948, and left / the prefecture of Fukui in ruins. / The quake which left thousands upon / thousands homeless struck without warning. …
Japanese farmers threshing rice (ddr-densho-299-63)
img Japanese farmers threshing rice (ddr-densho-299-63)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77289. 14 July 47 / Japanese farmers work hard: / Japanese farmers, working on a / farm located near Mount Fuji, / Japan, thresh rice by means of a / foot driven machine. This is / extremely fatiguing work, and / the operation must be executed / with great care as grain left …
Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-180)
img Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-180)
Photographed is Katashi Johnny Masukawa at the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona. He was a photographer at the camp. The caption reads: John, 1944. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_03_010
Tomeyo Okine (ddr-csujad-5-6)
img Tomeyo Okine (ddr-csujad-5-6)
A photograph of Tomeyo Okine, smiling on a chair. There is a pencil signature under this photograph, most likely from the photographer, Takumi Ono. A note on the folder reads: c. 1958, Tomeyo Okine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_03_001a
Whittier Friends' first pastor, Elias Jessup (ddr-csujad-57-43)
img Whittier Friends' first pastor, Elias Jessup (ddr-csujad-57-43)
A man and boy lean on a post in front of a two-story house. [Handwritten on photo] Whittier Friends first pastor Elias Jessup. Son: Arthur. [Stamped on photo] S. Hobson, Photographer. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FFC-0042
Dr. Elias Jessup's home (ddr-csujad-57-44)
img Dr. Elias Jessup's home (ddr-csujad-57-44)
In the foreground, First Friends Church (Whittier, Calif.). In the background, the home of Dr. Elias Jessup. [Handwritten on photo] Dr. Elias Jessup's home 1888 First Friends Church [Stamped on photo] S. Hobson, Photographer. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FFC-0043
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 32 No. 15 (April 21, 1951) (ddr-pc-23-16)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 32 No. 15 (April 21, 1951) (ddr-pc-23-16)
Selected article titles: "Replacement Problem Faced By 442nd Cited by Holifield in Opposing Army Segregation" (p. 1), "MGM to Launch 'Go for Broke' With Premiere Showing in Hawaii, Washington, Hollywood" (p. 1), "Charge MPs Knocked Down Photographer in Honolulu" (p. 1), "442nd Combat Team Veterans Urged to Take Active Part in Affairs in Community" (p. 3), …
Fishing boats hauling in the day's catch (ddr-densho-299-11)
img Fishing boats hauling in the day's catch (ddr-densho-299-11)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1021. 8 Feb 49 / NRS Project: / Japanese fishermen haul in nets / off the coast of Odawara, Japan, / as the small boats are drawn to the / master ship, which is powered by / a deisel [sic] engine. When all boats / are together, the nets are emptied / and …
Buildings destroyed in an earthquake (ddr-densho-299-40)
img Buildings destroyed in an earthquake (ddr-densho-299-40)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5472. 29 June 48 / Japanese southern coast hit by earth- / quake: / This pile of burning rubble marks the / spot of a Japanese machine factory / which was completely destroyed by an / earthquake on 28 June 1948. The city / of Fukui, Japan, and surrounding area / was the …
General MacArthur and Maj. Gen. Mueller waiting for the arrival of Secretary Royall (ddr-densho-299-36)
img General MacArthur and Maj. Gen. Mueller waiting for the arrival of Secretary Royall (ddr-densho-299-36)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-799. 1 Feb 49 / General MacArthur awaits arrival of / Secretary Royall in Tokyo, Japan: / General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, / Supreme Commander Allied Powers, awaits / the arrival of Secretary of the Army / Kenneth C. Royall at Haneda Air Base, / Tokyo, Japan. With General MacArthur is / …
A farmer in his rice paddy (ddr-densho-299-15)
img A farmer in his rice paddy (ddr-densho-299-15)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77287. 14 July 47 / Japanese rice farming: / A Japanese farmer works in his / large rice paddy located near / Mount Fuji, Japan. Rice is first / planted in special beds of well / fertilized soil, and when it / reaches a certain size it is pulled / up and taken …
An oral history with Atsufumi Archie Miyatake - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-65-1)
vh An oral history with Atsufumi Archie Miyatake - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-65-1)
An oral interview with Archie Miyatake, the son of Toyo Miyatake. Like his father, he was a photographer who took pictures of incarcerated Japanese Americans who were forced into camps during World War II. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0161. …
Portraits of Issei couple (ddr-densho-107-30)
img Portraits of Issei couple (ddr-densho-107-30)
Roy Matsumoto's mother, Tei Matsumoto, was the youngest daughter of a samurai, Shinjiro Kimura. Her elder brother, Koichi Kimura was Wakaji Matsumoto's (Roy's father's) classmate in school, and a second cousin. Tei managed the Matsumoto farm after Wakamatsu (Roy's grandfather) retired to Japan. Before WWII started, she went to Hiroshima, Japan, with her family. She escaped …
Woman Walking Away (ddr-csujad-13-1)
img Woman Walking Away (ddr-csujad-13-1)
A woman is photographed walking away from the photographer towards a building. The caption on the back of photograph reads, "Jap girl fleeing when about to snap picture. Took [some] anyway. Other girl got out of sight in time." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_028
Military Intelligence Service Language School  U.S. Army, Fort Snelling, Minnesota (ddr-csujad-1-188)
doc Military Intelligence Service Language School U.S. Army, Fort Snelling, Minnesota (ddr-csujad-1-188)
Photographic documentary of Nisei soldiers served in World War II, Pacific Theatre as military intelligence operators. Photographs were taken by Stone S. Ishimaru, Official U.S. Army photographer, 8th Army, originally for a magazine, "Life." Includes Military Intelligence Service Language School at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Pacific Theater of operations, and occupation of Japan. See this object in …
A Japanese family returning from a funeral (ddr-densho-299-38)
img A Japanese family returning from a funeral (ddr-densho-299-38)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1862. 18 March 49 / NRS project: / Another example of the use of wood / products (paper) in the daily life / of the Japanese - a family returning / from a funeral. The boy is holding / paper decoration used at Buddhist / funeral ceremony and the woman is / carrying …
Japanese children stand in front of charcoal rations (ddr-densho-299-51)
img Japanese children stand in front of charcoal rations (ddr-densho-299-51)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1865. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Charcoal ration (Haikyu) stacked in / village near Tokyo awaiting distri- / bution. Woven straw covering tied / with straw rope, with entwined twigs / at end to hold contents. Two story / wooden construction combination store / and residence in background. Store / previously …
Japanese man instructs maid on chores (ddr-densho-299-47)
img Japanese man instructs maid on chores (ddr-densho-299-47)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-3063. 23 April 1948 / Living standards in Japan: / This photograph of Japanese home life / is to be used in a S & S feature story / on the living standards throughout Japan. / Mr. Miyata, who lives with his son, a / Japanese harp maker, in Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, / Japan, …
American unit earthquake aid office (ddr-densho-299-35)
img American unit earthquake aid office (ddr-densho-299-35)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5605. 30 June 48 / American units on earthquake scene. / An American unit in Fukui, arrived / on the scene of disaster within a / few hours to bring aid to the / victims. With the American flag / flying at the side of the building, / an office has already been …
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