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Soldier on Guard (ddr-csujad-13-18)
img Soldier on Guard (ddr-csujad-13-18)
A soldier stands with his back to the photographer. He is holding a gun and appears to be on guard. The caption on back of photograph reads, "Tulelake Calif. E.M.E.___ gun guarding Jap [disloyal] who threatened loyal family (his) ____ they left him." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Photograph of L. Josephine Hawes, Mrs. Chamberlain and an army guard in Death Valley (ddr-csujad-47-98)
img Photograph of L. Josephine Hawes, Mrs. Chamberlain and an army guard in Death Valley (ddr-csujad-47-98)
Photograph of L. Josephine Hawes, Theo Chamberlain and an army guard in Death Valley. The face of the woman in the back is partially obscured by the army guard. The shadow of the photographer can be seen in the lower right corner. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0181
Irene Suzanne Befu (ddr-csujad-5-4)
img Irene Suzanne Befu (ddr-csujad-5-4)
A photograph of a baby, "Irene Suzanne Befu," at age 19 days, addressed to "grandparents and family." She is a daughter of Hatsuno Hotty Befu and a granddaughter of Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Also singed by "Takumi Ono," most likely the photographer. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_02_001
Funeral photo outside Buddhist Church at Gila River Camp (ddr-ajah-6-163)
img Funeral photo outside Buddhist Church at Gila River Camp (ddr-ajah-6-163)
Caption below photo: Midwife Takiye Kondo's funeral service at Gila River incarceration camp 2, Arizona. Takiye suffered an aortic aneurism and died in Rivers Community Hospital on March 9, 1945. She lived just an hour and a half after being admitted. She was from Alameda, CA. This second photo taken by the photographer of the funeral …
Japanese nurse bandages injured infant (ddr-densho-299-43)
img Japanese nurse bandages injured infant (ddr-densho-299-43)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5608. 30 June 48 / Medical aid for earthquake: / A Japanese first aid attendent puts / the finishing touches to the bandage / which she has placed around this / Japanese infant's injured head. The / earthquake, worst Japanese post war / disaster, struck merclessly [sic] late / in the afternoon og …
Refugees walking past rubbled remains of town (ddr-densho-299-41)
img Refugees walking past rubbled remains of town (ddr-densho-299-41)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5614. 30 June 48 / Quake rocks Fukui: / Refugees from the June 28, 1948 / earthquake which struck the city / of Fukui, Japan, and 39 other / neighboring villages, move along / the roads leading out of the / stricken area, in hopes of finding / a new home. The quake …
A boy sitting in the rubble of his house after an earthquake (ddr-densho-299-14)
img A boy sitting in the rubble of his house after an earthquake (ddr-densho-299-14)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5497. 29 June 48 / Quake rocks southern coast of Japan: / playing with dirt on the spot where his house / once stood this Japanese child, too / young to realize what has happen [sic], is / undisturbed by the horrow which sur- / rounds him. The quake which struck / on …
Large group photo near dirt road (ddr-densho-348-81)
img Large group photo near dirt road (ddr-densho-348-81)
Large group photo of an estimated 50 men, women, and children. Most of the men stand in the back row, most of the women sit in the middle row and all of the children sit in the front row. A big tree and several cars can be seen seen in the background. An engraving on the …
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-244)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-244)
Article titles: "Attention! Potato, Beet Growers"; "Milk Shortage Felt in Cheyenne, Laramie, Casper and Cody Areas"; "Japanese Evacuation Again"; "Portland Assembly Center to be Cleared"; "Democracy: Japs Still Vote--"; "Use of Jap Cotton Labor is Proposed"; "Rachford Outlines Labor Program for Japanese Colonists"; "Blaze Destroys Boiler Room at Heart Mountain"; "5,700 at Heart Mountain Project"; "Life …
Billy Rose and Eleanor Holm arrive at Haneda Air Base (ddr-densho-299-59)
img Billy Rose and Eleanor Holm arrive at Haneda Air Base (ddr-densho-299-59)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1140. 13 Feb 49 / The Billy Rose's arrive in Tokyo, Japan: / Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rose (New York, NY) / theatrical producer, are greeted by / occupation personnel as they step from / a plane at Haneda Air Base, Tokyo, / Japan, shortly after their arrival from / the states. Mrs. …
Praying over earthquake victims (ddr-densho-299-39)
img Praying over earthquake victims (ddr-densho-299-39)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5607. 30 June 48 / Charred remains excavated from / earthquake ruins: / Japanese pray over the charred / remains of Japanese earthquake victims / in Fukui, Japanese sea town hardest / hit by the earthquake of 28 June 1948, / which stuck without warning in the / late afternoon, leaving a trail …
Refugees look through the rubble of their homes in Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-46)
img Refugees look through the rubble of their homes in Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-46)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5499. 29 June 48 / Southern coast of Japan hit by deva- / stating quake: / In the aftermath of the quake which / rocked the city of Fukui, Japan, / and surrounding area, on June 28th / 1948, these Japanese rummage through / the ruins of their homes in an effort / …
Group of women in aprons and bonnets beating on pots and pans (ddr-ajah-3-347)
img Group of women in aprons and bonnets beating on pots and pans (ddr-ajah-3-347)
Caption below photo: Kitchen Music We think the Issei women in this photo were having some fun, beating on kitchen pots and pan to 'make music'. Perhaps it was a rehearsal for a performance at the Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA., where this photo was shot, 1915-1933, when the photographer, Takuritsu Morita, lived in Oakland and …
Group of women in aprons and bonnets beating on pots and pans (ddr-ajah-3-346)
img Group of women in aprons and bonnets beating on pots and pans (ddr-ajah-3-346)
Caption below photo: Kitchen Music We think the Issei women in this photo were having some fun, beating on kitchen pots and pan to 'make music'. Perhaps it was a rehearsal for a performance at the Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA., where this photo was shot, 1915-1933, when the photographer, Takuritsu Morita, lived in Oakland and …
Group of women in aprons and bonnets beating on pots and pans (ddr-ajah-3-345)
img Group of women in aprons and bonnets beating on pots and pans (ddr-ajah-3-345)
Caption below photo: Kitchen Music We think the Issei women in this photo were having some fun, beating on kitchen pots and pan to 'make music'. Perhaps it was a rehearsal for a performance at the Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA., where this photo was shot, 1915-1933, when the photographer, Takuritsu Morita, lived in Oakland and …
Group of women in aprons and bonnets bowing (ddr-ajah-3-348)
img Group of women in aprons and bonnets bowing (ddr-ajah-3-348)
Caption below photo: Kitchen Music We think the Issei women in this photo were having some fun, beating on kitchen pots and pan to 'make music'. Perhaps it was a rehearsal for a performance at the Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA., where this photo was shot, 1915-1933, when the photographer, Takuritsu Morita, lived in Oakland and …
Overhead view of Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-44)
img Overhead view of Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-44)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5331. 28 July 48 / Fukui, one month after earthquake: / One month after the disaster which / came to the southern Japanese / coastal towns, when the earthquake / of 28 June 1948, struck mercilessly / and without warning late in the / afternoon, Fukui already shows / promise of an early …
Frank T. Sata Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-512)
vh Frank T. Sata Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-512)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a photographer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, transferring to Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Moved to Guadalupe, California, living in a Buddhist church …
Frank T. Sata Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-499)
vh Frank T. Sata Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-499)
Nisei male. Born March 20, 1933, in Los Angeles, California, where father worked as a photographer. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, transferring to Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Moved to Guadalupe, California, living in a Buddhist church …
Lake Sequoia Retreat Archive Collection (ddr-densho-336)
Collection Lake Sequoia Retreat Archive Collection (ddr-densho-336)
The Lake Sequoia Retreat Archive Collection consists of photographs and documents from the Lake Sequoia Retreat (LSR), a summer camp for Japanese American Christian youth which ran from 1946 until 1990. This retreat was organized after Japanese Americans returned to California after World War II. It was organized by the Central California Young People's Christian Conference …
Photograph of a large group of incarcerees standing near the entrance of Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-10)
img Photograph of a large group of incarcerees standing near the entrance of Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-10)
Photograph of a large group of people outside at the Manzanar incarceration camp. There are three trucks and camp barracks in the background. In the group of people, many women are holding open umbrellas to protect from the sun. In the foreground, three men are walking toward the photographer. The Sierra Nevada are in the background. …
An oral history with Atsufumi Archie Miyatake (ddr-csujad-29-65)
vh An oral history with Atsufumi Archie Miyatake (ddr-csujad-29-65)
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. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0162. …
Ainu chieftain visiting Tokyo to present a gift (ddr-densho-299-189)
img Ainu chieftain visiting Tokyo to present a gift (ddr-densho-299-189)
Parts of the caption are smeared unfortunately obstructing the chieften's [sic] name and date. First part of the name seems to be "Nos" and ends with "To" Caption on reverse: "[Name], Ainu tribe Chief / [Name], Chief of the Ainu tribe from Northern Hokkaido, / Japan, who is in Tokyo visiting his / friend Col. C. …
Three boys near barbed wire at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-26)
img Three boys near barbed wire at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-26)
Three young boys standing behind barbed wire at Manzanar. Two of the boys have their hand on the wire. Snow capped mountains are visible in the background. Caption above image reads, "MIYATAKE DOCUMENTARY--This 1943 photo taken at California's Manzanar internment camp during World War II was taken by photographer Toyo Miyatake who was honored at the …
442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-113)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-113)
Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American Combat Team. At Camp Shelby, Miss., Americans of Japanese ancestry from California, Hawaii, and other areas are undergoing intensive training as an Army combat team. One group of Japanese-Americans has already gone and seen action in the Mediterranean Theatre. These pictures show some of the phases of the training of …
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