« Back to article Rafu Shimpo (newspaper)

From the Densho Digital Repository

Related topics and primary source items from the Densho Digital Repository.

Community publications

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 3

Early interest in writing: getting published in the Japanese American press

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in …


View in DDR »

Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 27

Discussion of community newspapers before World War II
View in DDR »

Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 20

Working for community newspaper, the Japanese American Courier
View in DDR »

Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 21

Becoming sports editor of the Japanese American Courier
View in DDR »
 

Los Angeles

An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1

Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral …
View in DDR »

An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal …
View in DDR »

An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1

Issei Buddhist bishop and superintendent of Kayasan Temple in Little Tokyo since 1931 recounts his wartime experiences and internment at Fort Missoula, Montana; Livingstone, Louisiana; and Crystal City, Texas. Transcribed in both Japanese and English. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, …
View in DDR »
 

Rafu Shimpo

Michi Weglyn was noted activist who wrote redress 'bible'

An obituary of Michi Weglyn written by Takeshi Nakayama and published in the Japanese American newspaper "Rafu Shimpo" on April 27, 1999. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_09_017
View in DDR »

Letter from Eji Suyama, M.D., to Rafu Shimpo, October 1, 1992

A letter from Eji Suyama to Rafu Shimpo criticizing an article about the Japanese American draft resisters in 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_01_005
View in DDR »

Letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin, April 07, 1998

A letter from Michi Weglyn to Frank Chin in which she compliments Chin, tells him about the many letters she needs to write, and offers to send him newspaper clippings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_74_01_005
View in DDR »