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Pre-World War II

Portrait of women and children in Japan

Portrait of Shidzuyo Miyake with unknown woman and children in traditional Japanese attire.
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Graduating girls' class in Japan

Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the third row, second from the right. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Maybe at the school in Tsuyama, Okayama-ken, Japan, where [Shidzuyo] had also taught for a short time in 1910. This also looks like a girls' graduating class, but [Shidzuyo] and the other teachers are ...
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Group of women and girls in Japan

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Hundreds of young Japanese girls and women, together with a few men, posed in front of what appears to be a levee. This may represent a school for females in Japan. Our Mom [Shidzuyo Yasui] is seated in the 4th row, 5th from right. Location, occasion ...
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"Japanese girls school beach outing"

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Japanese girls school beach outing, Sumoto School, Awaji, Japan." Caption by Yuka Yasui: "Beach at Sumoto Awaji where [Shidzuyo Yasui] taught. [Shidzuyo] 2nd row. 10th from the left."
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Manzanar riot/uprising

Letter from Larry Tajiri to Margaret Anderson, editor of Common Ground

Discussion of an article about the Manazanar riot/uprising.
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Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 26, 1942)

Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 26, 1942). Envelope is postmarked December 30, 1942 from the Manzanar Incarceration Camp in Manzanar, California.
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If They Want to Play Rough, It's High Time to Be Tough (December 9, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 9, 1942, p. 6
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Expatriation/repatriation/deportation

Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan

Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
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Jap Repatriates to Start Home Soon (October 30, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, October 30, 1945, p. 15
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The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 5 (April 6, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Sentence Nine Draft Evaders" (p. 1), "Duplicate Forms Needed for Repatriation-Records" (p. 1), "Personnel Mess Fire Caused by Overheating" (p. 2), and "Groundwork Laid for Tule Lake Baseball Association" (p. 6).
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