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Amache Stories and Memories

mhomma

A collection of some of the 10,000 stories from the WW2 Japanese Internment Center known as Amache. Stay tuned for future articles and memories by Amacheans, their descendants and those ...

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A Native American and Japanese American Student Story

RoyKakuda

As a docent at the Japanese American National Museum I had the opportunity to hear inmates reminisce about their camp lives. One story was about two fellow elementary school students at one ...

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Look at Hundreds of Camp Photos taken by War Relocation Authority

RoyKakuda

Photos of all 10 Concentration Camps taken by WRA photographers.  The photo are on the Discover Nikkei Website shown below as well as a brief description of the camps.

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Make it Manzanar. By David Toyoshima

toyoshimad

"Make it Manzanar" is a series of posters (24" x 36") presented at my MFA (Master of Fine Arts) Advancement Show (10/09/16) at California State University, Long Beach. The poster ...

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Teachers of Poston (Colorado River Relocation Center)

RoyKakuda

About 1/3 of the educators who taught at Poston were recuited from across the United States, many by the American Friends Committee.  Many of the teachers came from Quaker and ...

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Poston (Colorado River Relocation Center) Years Later

RoyKakuda

Four photos show the some of the Poston Camp I barracks, About 10 years after camp closure.  Photos taken by George Yoshiro Kakuda who was at Poston 5/15/42 to 9/15/45.  Most of ...

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Elly Kleinman Album

ellykleinman

Elly Kleinman's Holocaust Album of pictures The Kleinman Family Holocaust Education Center founded by Elly Kleinman in 2008 was the first center in the US to portray ...

family history
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Yamabiko Taiko Photos

Yamabiko_Taiko

Various photos of Yamabiko Taiko, based in Kelowna, BC.

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Abandonment (Renunciation) of US Citizenship by Japanese Americans in WWII

RoyKakuda

During the internment of Japanese Americans in American Concentration Camps 5,589 American citizens renounced their US citizenship. They were enraged by their treatment by the US government and/or wanted to ...

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A Day in Liberdade: The Nihon Machi of São Paulo

holokai

I first became aware of the Japanese community in Brazil when I attended a judo event at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There I was intrigued to see ...

community history
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