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Narrator Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto

Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration ...
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 65 (May 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-154)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 65 (May 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-154)
Selected article titles: "'Most Decorated Unit in Army'"; "Casualty List"; "Mayor Scores Compelling Law"; "Scholarly Work"; "Enthusiastic Audience"; "More Variegated Education Seen"; "Search Continues for Fresno Culprits"; "FBI Quizzed 5431"; "Want Ads Today"; "Births Reported"; "Halt Reports on Investigations"; "Supreme Ct. Test Case Principal Leaves Camp"; "Editorial Says Unions Must Live With Race Discrimination and Solve ...
Art Ishida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-363)
vh Art Ishida Interview (ddr-densho-1000-363)
Nisei male. Born June 2, 1921, in Fresno, California. Grew up in the Gardena area of Los Angeles, California, before moving to Japan with parents in 1929 and returning to California in the 1930s. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Gave a qualified answer ...
Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-1012-4)
Nisei male. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. Family moved to the Fresno area to avoid going to camp, but was still sent to the Fresno assembly center, California. Was a member of an advance crew that went early to help set up the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas.

(This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage ...

The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 17 (April 24, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-17)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 17 (April 24, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-17)
Selected article titles: "House Group Hears Please for Judd Measure. Witnesses Urge Congress Pass Bill to Give Naturalization Privilege to Japanese Aliens" (p. 1), "ACLU Attacks California Law Barring Japanese Fishermen" (p. 1), "British Columbia Proposes Lifting of Employment Bans On Japanese Canadian Group" (p. 3), "Restrictive Covenant Suit Seeks Nisei Ouster from Fresno Home" (p. ...
Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 78 (October 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-76)
doc Tulean Dispatch Vol. III No. 78 (October 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-65-76)
Selected article titles: "Resolution Passed to Aid Evacuee Workers: Measure to Promote Amiable Relations" (p. 1), "Education: Post High School Courses Planned" (p. 1), "Scripts Issued: Canteen Opens" (p. 1), "Special Election Will Show Public Opinion on Theatre" (p. 1), "Santa Anita, Fresno Begin Movement" (p. 3), "More About: Nyssa Resolution" (p. 3), "California Voters May ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 8 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-8)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 8 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-8)
Selected article titles: "Night-Riding Hoodlums Blamed For Second Shotgun Attack on Evacuee Home in Fresno Area" (p. 1), "500 Return To Homes in Coast States" (p. 1), "Target of Shotgun Attack Will Stay on California Farm" (p. 1), "100 Percent Increase in WRA Relocation Program Revealed By Secretary Ickes in Report" (p. 2), "Backbone of Coast ...
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4320 (June 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-34)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4320 (June 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-34)
Selected article titles: "Violence Threats are Held Bar to Nisei Return to Coast"; "Army to Get 'Japanese Course' From Nisei Instructors"; "Army Power to Bar Japanese from War Area is Upheld"; "Yank Power Bitterly Denounces West Coast Abuse of Loyal Nisei"; "Rev. Fujimori to Leave for California"; "Fresno Churches Provide Quarters for Evacuees"; "Organize Against Returnees: ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 15 (October 12, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 43, No. 15 (October 12, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-41)
Selected article titles: " Masaoka ill, postpones trip to Japan a week" (p. 1), "55 of 65 Nisei public office seekers win in Hawaii primaries" (p. 1), "Tabulate 141,000 Japanese in U.S.; 85,000 in California" (p. 1), "Temporary farm workers continue to arrive by air" (p. 1), "Fresno-born Nisei interprets for Japanese emperor" (p. 2), "One ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 21 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-21)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 20 No. 21 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-21)
Selected article titles: "ILWU Suspends Local for Anti-Nisei Action" (p. 1), "Canada Nisei Inducted Into Armed Forces" (p. 1), "Quakers Visit Seattle Home, Paint Out Marks of Vandals" (p. 2), "War Department 'Concerned' Over Terrorism, Says Childs" (p. 2), "Night-Riding Gunmen Attack Two Homes in Fresno District" (p. 3), "Three California Legislators Oppose WRA's 'Propaganda'" (p. ...

Narrator Tokio Yamane

Kibei male. Born 1922 in Hawaii. Moved with family to Hiroshima at age three, then returned to the Fresno area of the U.S. for high school. During World War II, was sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. While at Jerome, refused to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" and was ...
Satoru Ichikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-236)
vh Satoru Ichikawa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-236)
Nisei male. Born November 2, 1929, in Fresno, California. Moved with family at a young age to Seattle, Washington, where father was the minister of the Seattle Buddhist Temple. Father was arrested by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and removed to various Department of Justice internment camps. The rest of the family was ...

Narrator Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki

Nisei female. Born February 19, 1931, in Fresno, California. Family moved to Seattle, Washington, where father became minister of the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During the war, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, to be reunited with father, who was arrested by the ...

Narrator Yasashi Ichikawa

Issei female. Born 1907 in Shimonoseki, Japan. Attended school in Japan, and was encouraged by father to study English. Married a Buddhist minister and immigrated to the United States. Lived in Fresno, California, then returned to Japan for two years. Moved to Seattle, Washington, where husband was a minister at the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During World ...
Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-4)
vh Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1010-4)
Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration ...

Narrator Satoru Ichikawa

Nisei male. Born November 2, 1929, in Fresno, California. Moved with family at a young age to Seattle, Washington, where father was the minister of the Seattle Buddhist Temple. Father was arrested by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and removed to various Department of Justice internment camps. The rest of the family was ...
Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer Interview (ddr-densho-1000-375)
vh Takayo Tsubouchi Fischer Interview (ddr-densho-1000-375)
Nisei female. Born November 25, 1932, in Harwick, California. During World War II, at the age of nine, removed with family to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp resettled in Chicago for a time before moving to Florida to attend college. In 1958, appeared in the ...
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-112)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-112)
Issei female. Born 1907 in Shimonoseki, Japan. Attended school in Japan, and was encouraged by father to study English. Married a Buddhist minister and immigrated to the United States. Lived in Fresno, California, then returned to Japan for two years. Moved to Seattle, Washington, where husband was a minister at the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During World ...
Tokio Yamane Interview (ddr-densho-1000-432)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview (ddr-densho-1000-432)
Kibei male. Born 1922 in Hawaii. Moved with family to Hiroshima at age three, then returned to the Fresno area of the U.S. for high school. During World War II, was sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. While at Jerome, refused to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" and was ...
Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki Interview (ddr-one-7-56)
vh Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki Interview (ddr-one-7-56)
Nisei female. Born February 19, 1931, in Fresno, California. Family moved to Seattle, Washington, where father became minister of the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During the war, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Transferred to the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, to be reunited with father, who was arrested by the ...
Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
img Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
A photograph of the dentists at the Rivers Community Hospital at the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona. Each of the dentists' names are provided as well as their hometowns. Standing, left to right: Dr. Obo Sakaguchi- Los Angeles, Dr. Kawamura- San Jose, Dr. Kiyoshi Sonoda- Los Angeles, Dr. C. Nishi- San Francisco, Dr. Masao Sugiyama- ...
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-111)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-111)
Issei female. Born 1907 in Shimonoseki, Japan. Attended school in Japan, and was encouraged by father to study English. Married a Buddhist minister and immigrated to the United States. Lived in Fresno, California, then returned to Japan for two years. Moved to Seattle, Washington, where husband was a minister at the Seattle Buddhist Temple. During World ...
Pacific Citizen Vol. 21 No. 20 (ddr-densho-121-2)
doc Pacific Citizen Vol. 21 No. 20 (ddr-densho-121-2)
Selected article titles: "Navy Opens Ranks to Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Sgt. Ben Kuroki to Speak on "Town Meeting of the Air"" (p. 1), "1000 Tule Lake Renunciants Enter Suit to Regain Rights" (p. 1), "Evacuee Group Leaves Seattle for Hawaii" (p. 1), "Native Sons Want Relocation Camps to be Kept Open" (p. 1), "Southern Pacific ...

Narrator Kay Matsuoka

Nisei female. Born April 17, 1917, in Moneta, California. Grew up working on family's strawberry farm. Attended Japanese language school where she learned Japanese dancing and singing. Was popular and excelled in high school, but was prevented by the Parent Teacher Association from giving the commencement address because of her ethnicity. Attended dress design school, and ...
Kay Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-48)
vh Kay Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1000-48)
Nisei female. Born April 17, 1917 in Moneta, California. Grew up working on family's strawberry farm. Attended Japanese language school where she learned Japanese dancing and singing. Was popular and excelled in high school, but was prevented by the Parent Teacher Association from giving the commencement address because of her ethnicity. Attended dress design school, and ...
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