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Japanese American identity

Ship to Japan

Caption on Post-it: "Dad took this boat to Japan in 1936 - met Harry & Ted Kaisaki on board on way over to Japan. Also came home together."
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5 Japanese Will Talk on Citizenship (April 23, 1933)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 23, 1933, p. 5
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Seattle Japanese Ask Harry Whitney Treat to Lead Them. Offer to Raise and Equip Regiment of 1,000 Men for Service Against Germans. Sons of Nippon Show Loyalty to Uncle Sam. Thomas Y. Nabatame, Veteran of U.S. Navy, Is Originator of Idea. (April 8, 1917)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 8, 1917, p. 5
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Seattle School Crucible From Which Foreigners Come Americans. Institution on Main Street Takes Youngsters of Various Nationalities and Teaches Them Loyalty. Flag Services Part of Daily Instruction. Oath of Allegiance to United States Given Frequently to L

The Seattle Daily Times, May 20, 1917, p. 12
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Military service

Diana Morita Cole Interview Segment 8

A poignant story of brother's experiences in camp
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Spark M. Matsunaga Interview Segment 1

The challenges faced by Nisei soldiers

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the …

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An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II - Segment 1

An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview …
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The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 78 (September 30, 1950)

"Confusion Reigns in the Nation's Capitol After House, By a Whopping Majority, Votes to Override Vetoed Walter Bill" (p. 1), "Congress Amends Trading Act" (p. 1), "Volunteer Solicitors Cover District in Annual Community Chest Campaign; Our Goal This Year Will be $9,100" (p. 1).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 7 (January 24, 1947)

"Finch Starts Drive to Aid Hawaii GI's" (p. 1),"Urges Improvement of "Blighted' Areas" (p. 1), "L.A. Council Hits Land Law Section" (p. 1).
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Densho eNews, July 2008

Article titles: "From the Director," "From the Archive: From Island to Mainland: Detainees of Hawaii," "Densho News: Calls for National Interviewee Nominations," "Densho Presents in Denver and Salt Lake City," "Densho Staff Blog."
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