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"Resettlement"

Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951

A holiday letter with greetings on the occasion of Christmas and New Year from Emiko Nakawaki [= Emiko Amy Terada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she informs them of her new address in Cypress, California and talks about her 10-month old …
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Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948

A letter from Emiko Amy Terada in Los Angeles, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter contains news of her mother's death. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_028
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Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She congratulates on Makoto Okine's returning home from Europe. She also writes about her next plan moving back to California with her husband, Masao, once he returns from Japan to Chicago. See this object in …
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Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. In the letter, Ayame describes her job in Chicago. She assists in making cameras and helps to light tobaccos. Her work starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 4:30 PM, including a …
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Letter from M. Kurima to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 22, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Tadashi Mac and Fusaye Alice Kurima in Chicago, Illinois, to their relatives, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. Kurima thanks them for the Christmas gift and congratulates on their daughter, Hatsuno's marriage. He also writes about Masao Okine who sent a 5-yen bill to Kurima from …
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Violence

Joseph Norio Uemura Interview Segment 18

The stoning of church windows following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
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Ko Nishimura Interview Segment 8

Moving to Reedley, California, to try to avoid incarceration, having home shot at
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Kara Kondo Interview Segment 19

A frightening incident of racially motivated violence
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Mas Akiyama Segment 11

A racist encounter following the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.
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Dr. James K. Nagatani interview

Oral history interview with Dr. James K. Nagatani. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_NAGATANI_JAMES
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