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Strawberry farm (ddr-densho-34-70)
img Strawberry farm (ddr-densho-34-70)
This strawberry farm was operated by the Moritani family from Rolling Bay, Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Japanese Americans boarding train for Manzanar, California (ddr-densho-36-15)
img Japanese Americans boarding train for Manzanar, California (ddr-densho-36-15)
Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island, Washington are being transported to the Manzanar Assembly Center, California.
Boy Scout scoutmaster card (ddr-densho-154-7)
doc Boy Scout scoutmaster card (ddr-densho-154-7)
This card was issued to the photo donor's father, who was from Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Nobuko Omoto Interview (ddr-densho-1001-11)
vh Nobuko Omoto Interview (ddr-densho-1001-11)
Nisei female. Born December 20, 1923, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed along with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, before moving to Minidoka, Idaho, in early 1943. Returned to Bainbridge Island after the war.
Frank Kitamoto Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-35-1)
vh Frank Kitamoto Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-35-1)
Early history of Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island, Washington
Akio Suyematsu Interview (ddr-densho-1001-16)
vh Akio Suyematsu Interview (ddr-densho-1001-16)
Nisei male. Born October 30, 1921, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, and was drafted into the U.S. army. Returned to Bainbridge Island after the war and established a successful farm.
Japanese Baptist Mission (ddr-densho-34-42)
img Japanese Baptist Mission (ddr-densho-34-42)
Outside the Japanese Baptist Mission in Port Blakely, Washington. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-34-164)
img Registering for mass removal (ddr-densho-34-164)
Surrounded by U.S. army soldiers, Nisei men register their families during the exclusion from Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Gerald Nakata Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1001-6-1)
vh Gerald Nakata Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1001-6-1)
Growing up on Bainbridge Island, Washington; parents' immigration to the U.S.
Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-68-3)
vh Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-68-3)
Description of prewar "Jap Village" in Port Blakely, Bainbridge Island, Washington
Nisei helping to post exclusion orders (ddr-densho-34-46)
img Nisei helping to post exclusion orders (ddr-densho-34-46)
Some of the Nisei men on Bainbridge Island helped the soldiers hand out and post the exclusion notice that gave instructions for the exclusion of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island. Bainbridge Island, Washington was one of the first areas to be evacuated due to its proximity to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyards.
Matsue Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1001-9)
vh Matsue Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1001-9)
Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. Left camp to work and attend school in Chicago, Illinois, before eventually returning with family to Bainbridge Island.
Japanese Hall (ddr-densho-34-89)
img Japanese Hall (ddr-densho-34-89)
Members of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island, Washington, pose outside the Japanese Hall on Grow Avenue.
Tatsukichi Moritani Interview (ddr-densho-1001-2)
vh Tatsukichi Moritani Interview (ddr-densho-1001-2)
Nisei male. Born October 24, 1916, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Chicago before eventually returning to Bainbridge Island. Worked for the Washington State Ferries for forty years until retirement in 2005.
Frank Kitamoto Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-35-23)
vh Frank Kitamoto Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-35-23)
Reception of Bainbridge Island, Washington, community to returning Japanese after the war
Eiko Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1001-14)
vh Eiko Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1001-14)
Nisei female. Born 1929 in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up helping on family's farm before being removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. Transferred with family to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and eventually returned to Bainbridge Island.
Kay Sakai Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1001-3)
vh Kay Sakai Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1001-3)
Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp California, then later transferred to Minidoka, Idaho. Married while in Minidoka, and returned to Bainbridge Island after World War II.
Port Blakely sawmill (ddr-densho-34-69)
img Port Blakely sawmill (ddr-densho-34-69)
This sawmill employed many Issei during the early 1900s. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Child (ddr-densho-359-282)
img Child (ddr-densho-359-282)
Caption below the photograph in the album "Kenji". Photograph taken during a summer spent at Wing Point on Bainbridge Island, Washington
Shimako
vh Shimako "Sally" Kitano Interview (ddr-manz-1-54)
Nisei female. Born April 6, 1932, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up on Bainbridge, and was eight years old when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Before the war was over, moved to Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Bainbridge Island after World War II.
Nisei students meeting with principal (ddr-densho-34-57)
img Nisei students meeting with principal (ddr-densho-34-57)
Three Nisei students meet with the high school principal prior to the exclusion of the Japanese American community from Bainbridge Island, Washington.
House (ddr-densho-359-286)
img House (ddr-densho-359-286)
Caption below the photograph in the album "Wing Point". Photograph taken during a summer spent at Wing Point on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Fumiko Hayashida Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-15-14)
vh Fumiko Hayashida Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-15-14)
Removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington, just as the strawberry crops were ready to be harvested
Children (ddr-densho-359-281)
img Children (ddr-densho-359-281)
Caption below the photograph in the album "Donnie, Ken, Kenji". Photograph taken during a summer spent at Wing Point on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Testimony of Ichiro Nagatani (ddr-densho-67-260)
doc Testimony of Ichiro Nagatani (ddr-densho-67-260)
Written testimony of Ichiro Nagatani of Bainbridge Island, Washington. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
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