Pre-World War II service

George Koshi Segment 14

Writing to father while in the service

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.
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World War I soldier

The man on the left, Henry Matsumoto Jr., was the only person of Japanese descent in the U.S. Navy during World War I.
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Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 10

Mobilizing after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
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Bill Thompson Segment 12

Hawaiian Japanese Americans rush to volunteer for service after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews ...


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Exhibitions

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2034 (March 16, 1979)

Selected article titles: "United Way Help Sought for Asians in L.A." (p. 1), "Japan America Societies Form Nat'l Assn." (pp. 1, 3), "Only West Coast Public Official to Condemn Evacuation Proposal" (p. 3), and "Rohwer Revisited, Locals Wonder Why" (p. 8).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 24 (December 13, 1974)

Selected article titles: "Gov. Ariyoshi Inaugurated" (p. 1), "Racism in Canada Heats Debate" (p. 1), "Gov. Ariyoshi's Inaugural" (p. 2), and "'Executive Order 9066' Exhibit Stirs Reactions in Stockton Paper's Forum" (p. 3).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 122, No. 4 (February 16-29, 1996)

Selected article titles: "JACL Convention: Host City San Jose Features Japantown Rich with History" (p. 1), "In Indiana, Immigration, Internment Exhibit Gets Good Reviews" (p. 4), "'Brick-Laying' Dedicates Japanese American Museum's Phase II Pavilion Site in Los Angeles" (p. 5), and "Books: Sugihara's Heroism in Saving Jews Chronicled ...
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Military service

Nisei soldier sitting on an army truck


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Young Nisei man with dog


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Two Nisei soldiers


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