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Reflections on the past

Personality cards

Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including classes, class discussions, grades, exams, homework and studying, school activities, graduation, social events, carnival fundraiser for yearbook, and complaints about school conditions. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The …
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Chapter 2, 3, 4, 5 personality cards

Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including weather, social interactions, barracks noise, the desire to leave camp, prospect of discrimination, reflections on "one year since 'evacuation,'" and the journey to camp. Each entry includes the full date and student …
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Personality cards

Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including social and cultural differences, personality conflicts, friendships, social interactions, school, dogs, memories, reflections on camp life, weather, a friend in the military visiting his parents in camp, hobbies, and opinions about other …
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Personality cards

Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including family interactions, memories, homesickness, friendships, social interactions, school, self-reflection, juvenile delinquency, peer behaviors, death, religion, opinions, and worldviews. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of …
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Chapter 11 personality cards

Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topic including a fundraising carnival, yearbooks, class subjects and discussions, sports, homework, books, and teachers. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were collected as part of a class assignment …
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Official program Poston memorial monument dedication

A booklet for a program of the Poston memorial monument dedication held on October 6, 1992 in the Poston camp in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_16_001
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Poston I reunion IV, "omoide no tabi-memories of a journey" to the Colorado River Relocation Center 55 years ago

A booklet published for 55 year Poston I reunion held in Torrance, California, October 24-26, 1997. Current addresses in "Directory of attendees and participants," are redacted. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_18_001
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From Citizen to suspect: Long Beach and Terminal Island stories

A discussion panel recorded at the Historical Society of Long Beach gallery during the "Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor" exhibition. Panel members included Joe Ozaki and Naomi Hirahara with moderator Karen Harper. Guests told their stories of life in Long Beach and Terminal Island before, during, and after World War …
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Archie Miyatake in front of a bust of his father, Toyo, who documented life at Manzanar through photographs

Caption below image reads, "TIME TO REMEMBER--Archie Miyatake sits in his Los Angeles photographer's studio Wednesday and ponders his family's ordeal at the Manzanar relocation camp for Japanese-Americans during WWII. In background is a bust of his father, Toyo, whose hanuting and illicit photos of Manzanar camp life help keep …
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George Takei stands with commemorative plaque designating Manzanar a State Monument

Caption on the back of the photograph, created by NBC Television/KNBC 4 Los Angels, reads, "Host George Takei stands with the commemorative plaque designating Manzanar a State Monument in a special repeat telecast of EXPRESSION: EAST-WEST's half-hour examination of Manzanar and other 1942 relocation camps, airing Sat., May 5 at …
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