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1996.200.008 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Fay Hong
1996.200.009 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. William Hines
1996.200.010 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Richard Kay
1996.200.011 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Stanley Lee
1996.200.012 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Gee Min Lee
1996.200.013 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Vera Eng
1996.200.014 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Connie So
1996.200.015 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Debbie Louie
1996.200.016 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Henry Louie
1996.200.017 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Paul Louie
1996.200.018 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Dan Mar
1996.200.019 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. James Mar
1996.200.020 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Jeni Dong Mar
1996.200.021 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Sen Poy Chew
1996.200.022 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Steven Luke
1996.200.023 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Sue Taoka
1996.200.024 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Gloria Wakayama
1996.200.025 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Homer Wong
1996.200.026 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Henry Woo
1996.200.027 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Josephine Woo
1996.200.028 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Nellie Chinn Woo
1996.200.029 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. Fred Yee
1996.200.030 Tape, cassette Oral History Interview Transcript and Tape. James Yee
1997.004.007 Calendar 2 - color photograph calendars with images of Japan. For the Star Tofu Co., Star Tofu
1997.005.002 Program January 15, 1997 Governor's Inaugural Ball Program. Embossed white paper cover. Silver oval seal is embossed with "1997 Governor's Inaugural Ball". Glossy internal pages include state seal, photos of diginitaries. Menu, map of building, list of honored guests, program of events, map of activity area in Temple of Justice. Separate card commemorating the inauguration in blue ink. State seal in gold. "Compliments of Secretary of State Ralph Munro, Custodian of the State Seal". Card is 5.5" x 3.75".
1997.005.003 Newspapers A: Seattle Time November 6, 1996. Sections A and B. Election results. Election of Gary Locke as Washington State Governor. Section B article on election of Locke and column on Locke by Terry McDermott. B: Seattle Post-Intelligencer November 6, 1996. Section A. Election results. Gary Locke wins Washington State Governorship. C: Seattle Post-Intelligencer January 16, 1997. Section A. Inauguration of Gary Locke which occured the 15th. Susan Paynter column; Asian-American Camelot; China-Taiwan Quibble; Locke's speech. D: Seattle Times January 16, 1997. Sections A, B and E. City Edition. Coverage of Inaugural Ball at the Temple of Justice for Gary Locke. E: Seattle Times January 16, 1997. Sections A, B and E. Final Edition. Coverage of Inaugural Ball at Temple of Justice for Gary Locke.
1997.008.001 Documents Articles relating to the Wah Mee Massacre. A: Press Release, putting Wai-chiuNg on the FBI ten most wanted list, in June 1984. B: Photocopy of U.W. Daily 10/28/1983 front page story on Asian community aftermath of the shooting. C - E: three copies of the FBI wanted poster of Wai-Chiu Ng. F: Attorney John Henry Brown, who represented Patrick Ng. Pacific Magazine, Oct., 9, 1983 G: "Inside Seattle's Chinatown Massacre" by jack Heise, in True Police Cases, August 1983. Wah Mee Massacre
1997.011 Poster Election posters for Dolores Sibanga for Mayor White and red sign with black lettered name. Red band curves over top with "elect" in white. "Dolores Sibonga" in black is in the middle. Red band with white lettering "Mayor" on bottom. Small print: "Paid for by Dolores Sibonga for Mayor - 2525 5th Ave., Seattle, WA. 98121. Rose Landberg, Treas.
1997.014 Book Photo Album Book A book of photographs of Japanese immigrants to Washington state from Hiroshima prefecture. It was produced by the Hiroshima Kenjin-kai. It has a blue cover with a gold torii gate and writings in orange and white in Japanese. The contents are in Japanese with some addresses also in English. It has string binding, opens left to right.
1997.018.004 Business Card Business Card Small White card with black printing. In upper corners are tlephone numbers, "MA. 5550" "MA. 1541" In the middle "SERVICE CAB CO. DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE" " 666 King St. Seattle, Wash." At lower left in pencil " Chin Duck".
1997.018.005 Envelopes Three hand written envelopes A: Written in black ink on left are two columns of Chinese characters. In the center "Chin Toy, San DeFuca, Wash. USA"The Chinese characters said: "send to USA, Mr. Chen Xian Bo". the stamp has been torn off the top and the post office cancellation from "Canton" On the back another black stamp with printed Chinese characters and "Chong" as well as numbers written inpecil. B: Envelope with black ink. Two columns of Chinese on the left and one column on the right and in the center, "Chin Toy, San DeFuca, Wash. USA". The Chinese characters on the right:" from Mi Gang ,Xi Zha, Chen jin zong( the name of the sender)" on the left:" to USA , Mr. Chen Xian Bo." There are two post office stamps on the back in Chinese, "Canton," C: envelope, with two columns of Chinese on the left in black ink. The Chinese characters said:" hand to Mr. Chen Xian Bo from zuan Huan ." In the center is: "Chin Toy, San DeFuca, Wash. " Post office stamp says: Seattle, Wash. Jul. 1, 12:00 PM 1929 Terminal Sta." There is a red two cent stamp in right corner with an engraving of Washington's head. The back is badly torn. D i & ii: Envelope with letter inside, H: 5.5", W: 2.5", oblong shaped made of thin paper with a red stripe down the center. Three rows of Chinese characters written in black ink on the front.The Chinese characters on the right said:" please take the trouble give the letter to". The characters in the center:"to be opened by Mr. Chen Xian Bo." The characters on the left said: "from Mi Gang, sister in-law chen Liang shi." Inside is a letter written on red lined white paper. Chinese in black ink. Translation of the letter: To uncle Xian Bo : Because of uncle very seldom send money home recent years,mother of Jin Zong's situation is very poor and I have been lending her money. In considering of our hands and feet relationship(brotherhood), I thought we should take care of each other. However, I have also exhausted all of our fund, I have to go to Xin Chang Heng Fa Hao(store name) to borrow some rice and go to Mice Mountain Yong Long Hao to get some groceries to meet the need of the family. Since uncle has not been sending money home for years, Jin Zong's mother came to my house and asked me to write to you and tell you the situation.Please send $40 dollars immediately after you receive this letter. When you send the money, please make sure the letter is addressed to me, don't send to Jin Zong. Talk to you later.Wishing you good fortune. March 11, Jin Kuan's mother Liang Shi E: envelope, L: 5.625", W: 2.75", Oblong white envelope with red stripe down the center. Black ink Chinese characters written down the stripe and two more at the right. The two Chinese characters at the right said: hand deliever.The Chinese characters on the center red strip said: To be opened by Mr. Chen Xian Bo On the back is one column of Chinese characters and one row of red characters on the flap. The Chinese characters written on the right said: This person is from Kai Ping, Mi Gang village. The red characters on the flap said: made by(the envelope) eighteen Fu Heng An . Stamped in English is: "TOM MACK, P.O. BOX 254, PRINCE ALBERT SASK." F: Envelope, Front only, H: 5.5", W: 3", Red stripe down the center with four printed black Chinese characters and two written characters. It said:" to be received and kept by Mr. Chen Cai ( Chin Toy?)" On the right, there are three printed Chinese characters. It said: "very important document to be delivered to" On the left, there are six printed Chinese characters. It said:"Citizen Rescue Bureau Distributed".
1997.018.006 Letters Letters written in Chinese A: Letter on red paper, H: 10.75", w: 7.875", neatly formed columns of Chinese characters. (donor indicates this is a letter to his father). "Father,your greatness, under your knees: The family are all healthy and safe, but we don't have enough food for the next day. It is very hard to live here, there is no place we can borrow food or money. I hope that you can send some money home and we can buy some food. If we don't receive any money from you, the whole family probally will have to go around houses to beg for food and other people will laugh at us. I am now doing some cement work, the pay is very low. It is not enough for the daily living expense. The price of the rice is very high: one bag of low grade rice is 86 yuan, the middle grade is 98 yuan and the top grade is 114 yuan. The rice to feed the pig is 81 yuan. I have hard time to keep up the expense. I hope you are healthy and your business is prosperous This is also your children and your grandchildren's hope. your prosperity is also our fortune. P.S. They are building highway in this area, every household has to pay 10 yuan tax , it is due in the first part of February. Pleas send money a soon as you receive this letter . This letter was written on January 11th 1930 by Zuan Mei." B: Letter, very wide H: 8.25", W: 19.25", written in black ink on white paper. Many columns of characters with two brown seals at each side. (donor indicates this is a letter from a woman saying that she has received the money sent to her). "To my husband , your wife reports with respect: I have received your letter and $50.00 Yuan in late April. For 2 or 3 years, I have not received letter from you. We did not have money to buy food and we have to go around to borrow money from other people. We were talking about selling the house and the land.but this animal(?) did not listen and also because of his bad luck. Zuan Huan's wife kept asking him to return the money and asked him to sell the house and land to them for 500 yuan. The house and land was sold to other people for 600 yuan.You have worked so hard to buy him the land, now, I have to sell the land. I feel so sorry to you. It is only because we have not received money from you for three years. You bought land for your son, we also sold the land because of your son. You have to send money home to buy food and to support your wife. If ther is any odd job, your son will be willing to go to work. In our life, our children and our grandchildren are the goal of our life.If we don't help this animal(?), his children will go hungry. Our grandchildren have been going to school for 3 or 4 years, it costs 30 yuan a year. We can 't even borrow a penny from the relatives. You are getting older. I hope that god will protect you and you will have good health. I hope that you are able to save some money and come back to China soon to see your wife and your children and grandchildren. When you receive this letter , no matter how much, please send some money home.If you don't send us money, we will have to go around to beg for food.Please consider our relationship as husband and wife. I am getting old and I don't have the energy to go to work. Please respond soon. We are all ok, please don't worry too much. I will stop writing this letter now.P.S. If Zuan Ying writes to you , don't believe what he tells you. He is sucking people's blood. If you have any money, don't send through him. He took 3 yuan from the 50 yuan you sent through Kai Ping's Yong Long oil and sugar shop. Xian Bo, my husband, I hope everything is fine with you. Your wife Mai Shi kneels down and report to you on the 29th day of April." C: short letter, L: 9", W: 5.875", red lined white paper with neatly formed black ink characters, red stamp on lower left shows a column of printed Chinese characters. To Mr. Cai Chen with respect: I have received your letter and $182.00 yuan for the last shipment. Thank you for ordering again. I followed your request sent a case of the goods through the ship. Since you asked for seven inches of the big bottle medicine, but I only have three inches,so, I am adding 8 inches of small bottl medicine. Attached is the list of the prices, please check. Greeting to you, wish you good wealth. April22, 1930 Seattle Guang De Stationary D: short letter, L: 9.875", W: 5.125", neatly formed black ink characters on white paper with a red stamp in lower left corner of printed Chinese characters. Mr. Cai Chen received the following: big bottle medicine 3 inches 465 yuan small bottle medicine 8 inches 62 yuan large shrimp meat 12 yuan hua yu not sure 2 yuan zhi gan not sure 525 ma0(cents) zhi che not sure 25 mao(cents) Total: 1482 (?) yuan April 22, 1930 Seattle, Guang De Hao Receipt E: Note, L: 9.5", w: 2.25", three columns of black ink Chinese characters on plain white paper. Kai Ping county, Mi Gang Xi Zha, Chen Xian Bo(name) 20 units Sept. 13, 1942 check no. 603
1997.022.001 Documents Documents relating to the evacuation and internment of Japanese Americans at Tule Lake and Heart Mountain. A: Pamphlet, 6" x 9" of Evacuation Instructions from Prohibited areas, Exclusion Order No. 39, or all persons of Japanese ancestry living in southern King county, incluing what to take, where to report, etc. Four pages with a map on the back of the evacuation area.
1997.022.002 Documents Brochures, letters, reports, flyers, etc. pertaining to the court case of the Heart Mountain draft resisters at the same camp. A: Pamphlet, 5.5" x 8", white paper, "Religious Liberty in the U.S. Today" A survey of restraints on religious freedom. October 1941, 48 pages. B: Pamphlet, 5.5" x 8.25", September 1943, "A Report on the Treatment of Concientious Objectors in World War II, Conscience and the War," published by the American Civil Liberties Union. C: Pamphlet, 5.5" x 8.25", January 1943, "Jehovah's Witnesses and the War," published by the ACLU. D: Pamphlet, 5.5 ", x 8.5", "The Supreme Court and Civil Liberties,"by O.K. Fraenkel, published by the ACLU, June 1941, 56 pages. E: Pamphlet, 6" x 9.25", "Appellant's Reply Brief, U.S. Court of Appeals No. 2973, Shigeru Fuji vs. The United States," gray cover, 9 pages. F: Pamphlet, 6" x 9.25", "Appellant's Reply Brief, U.S. Court of Appeals No. 2973, Shigeru Fuji vs. The United States," blue cover, 13 pages. G: Pamphlet, 6" x 9.25", "In the Supreme court of the United States, October Term, 1944, ... Minola [Minoru] Tamesa, Petitioner vs. the United States of America, Respondent. Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Circut Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit..." H: Pamphlet, 6' x 9.25", brown cover, "Reply Brief on Petition for Writ of Certiorari", October term 1944. I: Pamphlet, 6'" x 9.25", gray, "Petition for Rehearing", October, 1944. J: Pamphlet, 6 " x 9.25", "Kiyoshi Okamoto, paul Nakadate, Tsutomu Wakaye, Frank Emi, Minoru Tamesa, Isamu Horino and Guntaro Kubota, petitioners vs. USA, Petition for Writ of Certiorari, ... and brief support..." October 1944. K: Notebook, 7" x 8.5", spiral bound with a penciled list of names and addresses of Heart Mountain internees involved in draft resistance movement and being sent to Leavenworth Kansas prison. List of visitors on the last page. L: Bulletin, 8.5" x 14", white paper with black mimeographed printing, "Fair Play Committee" statement of purpose and means. M: Letter, 8" x 10.5", March 2, 1944, blue paper carbon copy, from Minoru Tamesa to Draft Board protesting reclassification as 1-A, and asking for deferment to join the military until the civil rights of Japanese American internees is restored. N: Letter, 8" x 10.5", March 6, 1944, from draft board representative to Min Tamesa telling him that he has been reclassified by the War Department Intelligence Division and was so notified. O: Letter, 8" x 10.5", April 25, 1944, ordering Min Tamesa to report for preinduction physical in Powell, Wyoming. P, Q, R: Complaint and Arrest Warrent for Min Tamesa for attempting to leave the Heart Mountain Internment camp without permission. March 30, 1944. S: Letter, 8" x 10.5", April 29, 1944, carbon on carbon paper, excerpt from letter to Heart Mountain Sentinel, written by Min Tamesa. T: Instruction Document, 8" x 10.5", carbon copy, "Appendix 3, Defendant's Requested Instruction No. 2," 8 page letter from Judge Eugene Rice. U: Instruction Document, 8" x 10.5", carbon copy, "Appendix 4, Defendant's Requested Instruction No. 1," 8 page letter from Judge Eugene Rice. V: Letter, 8" x 10.5", Carbon copy of letter to Franklin Roosevelt from Frank Nishikawa of the Rohwer camp in Arkansas asking about the rights of Japanese Americans in relation to the Selective Service. W: Letter, 8" x 10.5", to Frank [Emi] and friends from George Ishikawa, carbon copy, prior to the trial. X: Court transcript, 8" x 10.5", April 22, 1944, Carbon copy of "Appendix 1", to the US supreme court from 9th circuit court of appeals regarding the case of Mitsuye Endo. Y: Court transcript, 8" x 10.5",Carbon copy of "Appendix 2", in the Northern division of the US District court for the Northern District of California regarding the case of Masaki Kuwabara. Z: Court transcript, 8" x 10.5", carbon copy, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, "Notice of Motion for order admitting Appelants to Bail on Appeal" AA: Court transcript, 8" x 10.5", March 22, 1945, Carbon copy Appeal of Shigeru Fuji for conviction for refusing to be part of the draft. BB: Speech, 8.5" x 11", 11 mimeographed pages " The Testimony of Conscience" given by Charles Smith, a justice on the Washington State Supreme Court, on July 28, 1974 at the Blaine Memorial Methodist church, Seattle, on Min Tamesa's resistance to the draft. CC: Flyer, 8.5" x 11", white paper, notice of public program with the draft resisters of Heart Mountain sponsored by the JACL. May 29, 1992 in San Jose CA. Brochures, letters, reports, flyers, etc. pertaining to the court case of the Heart Mountain draft resisters at the same camp.
1997.022.003 Articles Newspaper articles collected by Uhachi Tamesa regarding internment and the events of his son Min Tamesa, one of the Heart Mountain internees put on trial for draft resistance. A: Heart Mountain Sentinel, April 22, 1944 regarding anti-Japanese sentiment of New Jersey farmers. Suspicious arson led to the dismissal of Japanese American internee farm laborers. B: Rocky Shimpo, April 28, 1944, Harold Ickes criticizes the Governor of New Jersey over his handling of the arson incident. C: Rocky Shimpo, May 15, 1944, 52 Japanese American internees of the Heart Mountain camp were arrested for failure to report for selective service physical examinations. D: Heart Mountain Sentinel, May 20, 1944, additional 11 arrested at Heart Mountain. Indicted in Cheyenne, WY. All pleaded not guilty. E: Rocky Shimpo, June 14, 1944, Harold Ickes speech on ending racial prejudice in the U.S. F: Rocky Shimpo, June 21, 1944, on George Fujii, Arizona internment camp detainee, found not guilty of distributing inflammatory literature protesting the draft. G: Rocky Shimpo, June 28, 1944, guilty verdict reached in trial of 63 Heart Mountain internees for draft evasion and receive 3 year sentences. H: Heart Mountain Sentinel, July 1, 1944, Internees attorney Watt files appeal, questioning theit duty as citizens while in an internment camp. I: The Colorado Times, July 27, 1944, 27 Tule Lake Internment camp draftees who did not report to their physical were brought to trial. The judge found for the defense and dismissed the charges. J: Rocky Shimpo, August 9, 1944, Japanese American cemetery in Portland, OR has been left unattended after protests by veterans groups and is now victim of vandalism. K: Rocky Shimpo, August 11, 1944, report of the number of Japanese Americans from the camps in the service as of 8/5/44; 437 from 370 families. L: Rocky Shimpo, August 11, 1944, telling of President Roosevelt receiving a knife made from the bone of a dead Japanese soldier and his refusing to accept it. M: Rocky Shimpo, August 16, 1944, telling of President Roosevelt receiving a knife made from the bone of a dead Japanese soldier and his refusing to accept it. N: Heart Mountain Sentinel; regarding the proposal to remove the restrictions on the return of Japanese Americans to the West coast. Precautions against violence are the main concern of internees. O: Utah Nippo (?), December 12, 1945, President Truman has rescinded the order that barred aliens from owning short-wave radios, cameras, and arms as well as freedom to travel. P: Colorado Times, December 27, 1945, Seven Heart Mountain draft resisters convictions overturned in Denver court Q: Utah Nippo, March 8, 1946, three articles in English about the Japanese American Citizens League convention in Denver. R: Rafu Shimpo, May 9, 1946, an article about "waji" apology. S: Rafu Shimpo, May 13, 1946, UP article in English on the scientists opposedto the atomic bombing of Japan. T: Utah Nippo, May 20, 1946, reprint of Utah Chronicle commentary on continuing racial discrimination in Utah. U: Rocky Shimpo, May 21, 1946, about three draft resisters from Tule Lake camp in federal court in San Francisco and 100 Poston internees on probation awaiting decision on their appeal. V: Rafu Shimpo, June 10, 1946, about 143 Japanese Peruvians interned in Crystal city Texas and now in Santa Fe, unable to return to Peru and with no visa for entrance to the U.S. W: Rafu Shimpo, June 14, 1946, on money driven society and warning returnees to be on guard of people taking advantage of them. X: Rafu Shimpo, June 18, 1946, on war crimes trial in Japan. Tojo blames allies for transgreses. Y: Rocky Shimpo, June 19, 1946, Tokyo war crimes trial, Tojo says US & Britain should share blame for WW II. Z: Rafu Shimpo, June 20, 1946, Buddhist lecture on quality of life, humanity and ethics vs. money, and greed centered thinking. AA: Rafu Shimpo, June 22, 1946, appellate court in San Francisco hearing on 100 Poston internee defendants acused of draft evasion. BB: Rocky Shimpo, June 22, 1946, on agricultural reform in occupied Japan. CC: Rafu Shimpo, June 24, 1946, essay on meaning of "YU" and meaning of sharing. DD: Utah Nippo, July 22, 1946, by Mr. Takeshita and the 442nd being inspected by President Truman in Washington DC.
1997.022.004 Newspapers Newspapers collected by Uhachi Tamesa regarding internment and the events of his son Min Tamesa, one of the Heart Mountain internees put on trial for draft resistance. Heart Mountain Sentinal A: January 22, 1944, One page with an article saying that all youths who have passed their physicals are expected to report to their local draft boards. B: March 25, 1944, 76 youths were ordered to report to Warren for military induction physical and a warrent was issued for 12 who did not report. 28 Japanese American soldiers at Ft. McClellan, AL were in confinement for refusing to undergo military training. C: April 22, 1944, sixty three Heart Mountain internees were found guilty of failing to report for pre-induction physicals for military service and sentenced to three years in prison. D: June 17, 1944, three pages stapled together, articles on arrival of transferees, on the beginning of the trial of draft resisters and on the exploits of 100th battalion and 442nd infantry. E: June 17, 1944, one page with articles on arrival of transferees, on the beginning of the trial of draft resisters and on the exploits of 100th battalion and 442nd infantry. F: August 12, 1944, on the front page are articles on letter writing campaign to WRA to let internees return; 31 enter military bringing total to 500; 6 arrested for failure to report for physicals. G: April 28, 1945, articles on 442nd, returnees and resettlement, social activities, anti-Japanese activity in Seattle. H: April 28, 1945, articles on 442nd, returnees and resettlement, social activities, anti-Japanese activity in Seattle. I: June 9, 1945 General Mark clark parised 442nd and 100th infantry battalion; Minoru Tamesa was sentenced to three years of labor in cheyenne District Court. His appeal was denied. His lawyer said Tamesa swore loyalty to the US but protested forced military evacuation. J: No date, miscellaneous articles. K : April 28, 1945, page 3, same as H.
1997.022.005 Articles Newspaper articles collected by Uhachi Tamesa regarding internment and the events of his son Min Tamesa, one of the Heart Mountain internees put on trial for draft resistance. A: Rocky Shimpo, August 7, 1946, Reprint of San Francisco chronicle editorial commenting on ramifications of a ruling by a Judge Hall that the removal of Homer Wilcox from his home in San Diego by the U.S. army was illegal. B: Rafu Shimpo, August 9, 1946, essay by Sei Takeshita, about the exploits of the 442nd. C: Rocky Shimpo, August 21, 1946, about the trial of three Japanese American youths from Poston, AZ internment camp who refused conscription into the army. D: Rafu Shimpo, September 4, 1946, about a Japanese Canadian man, Takami Matano, a veteran of WW I, forcibly repatriated to Japan after WWII. E: Rafu Shimpo, September 6, 1946, reprint of letter from President truman to the head of the Veterans Administration decrying descrimination and urging new opportunities for for minorities in education health care, jobs, housing, etc. F: Rafu Shimpo, September 18, 1946, article about the comments of George Bernard Shaw, that the Allies did not have the moral authority to execute nazi criminals because the atomic bombing of Japan had diminished their moral highground. G: Rocky Shimpo, September 18, 1946, about the prevention of Japanese American soldiers from entering Canada by immigration officials. H: Rocky Shimpo, September 28, 1946, JACL meets with USO Chairman, religious leaders and Dillon Myer, former head of the WRA. I: Rafu Shimpo, October 14, 1946, about the death of Gen. Joseph Stillwell, commander of Allied forces in Southeast Asia. J: Rocky Shimpo, December 27, 1946, about the new ruling of not guilty of seven draft resisters from Heart Mountain Internment camp. K: Rocky Shimpo, new hearing for three Poston intenees, convicted in San Francisco, in Phoenix, AZ. L: Rafu Shimpo, On the ruling in favor of Homer Wilcox of San Diego, removed from his home by the army in WWII. M: Rafu Shimpo, 101 Poston internees released inPhoenix and asked to pay 1 cent fine. Many will now join the U S Army. N: Rafu Shimpo, about the return of Japanese American soldiers and part two of Sei Takeshita's essay. O: Rafu Shimpo, ninth appelate court in San Francisco hearing case of the Poston internees who violated the draft laws. P: Rocky Shimpo, reprint of Fortune article on life in Japan as told by US citizens returning from Japan. Q: Rocky Shimpo, on the not guilty ruling of three Heart Mountain internees. R: Utah Nippo, on war crime trial in Japan. S: Utah Nippo, on war crime trial in Japan.
1997.024.001 Report Report Legal size typed report on feasibility of highway project and its impact on homes and businesses in the area. Map Included. Report on Portion of Seattle Freeway From Dearborn St. to Yesler Wy.
1997.024.002 Report 8 - pages describing the process for the Chinese community council; Chinese community position papers; Chinese community Town Meeting Steering Committee; Youth Activities; needs of elderly; housing discussion; Chinatown revitalization; steering committee list. Chinese Community Council
1997.024.003 Program India Arts & Heritage society Diwali Festival celebration program of song and dance. Pink paper with black ink. Two pages staples together. IAHS Diwali Festival
1997.024.004 Program Tan paper, black printing flyer with picture of the Space Needle and plum blossoms in English and Vietnamese. Cung Vui Xuan, Mung Xuan Dinh Suu Tet in Seattle 97
1997.024.005 Program Chinese Student Association Program Mottled heavy tan paper printed in red and black in chinese characters. Chinese New Year 1996
1997.024.006 Program Four stapled yellow sheets of paper with xerox black printing. New Years program at Seattle Center 1997. Schedule of Singing and Dancing Nyoh Zoo Xyoo Tshiah Hmong Association of Washington
1997.024.007 Program White glossy stock with dark green ink. Cover photo of Four Queens of International Center. Japanese, Filipino, Black, Chinese - American. Inside advertisements of sponsors. List of events. Biographies of queens. International Centennial Festival
1997.024.008 Bulletin Heavy gage paper, printed bulletin promoting an immigration quota for Japanese & Chinese immigrants overriding the Exclusion law. Published in Berkeley, CA. Bulletin of the Pacific Coast Council on Oriental Relations
1997.024.010 Magazine Yellowed white glossy stock with local news and story on Japanese invasion of China. Cover has photo of Chinatown street lamp, and photo of local citizen reading newspaper account of the war. Back page photo of Settle Chinese Tennis team. Chinese Digest
1997.024.011 Chapter Photocopied pages of a chapter of the book. This section is about Highline's Japanese community. Photo of Uhachi Tamesa chicken farm 1914; Minura and Tamesa with chickens 1912; Uhachi Tamesa preseting check for the Minoru Tamesa Scholarship foundation; Frank Kyosuke Yokota with pumpkin 1930. The Many Roads to Highline
1997.024.012 magazine issue no. 1, vol. 1 of the Asian American by the Asian Multi-Media Center Stapled mimeographed sheets. Brow cover has photo of 2 Asian American children. Articles on racisim, Liem E. Tuai for mayor; Protection conference; Jhabandah; Multi-Media Center; Japanese American Cultural Heritage Program; Chinese Information Center; Demonstration Project for Asian Americans; Arts & entertainment; King Dome impact. The Asian American
1997.024.013 Letter Letter from Vaughn Brown, Attorney, to Nora Cummins, lays out the legal barriers to Chinese or Japanese Immigrants owning land and efforts to plug up loop holes. With the letter are three pages of the Constitution of Washington regarding this law; Art. 2, sec. 33; Act of 1895; Act of 1921; Sec. 10581-10591 Vaughan Brown to Nora Cummins
1997.024.014 Documents Documents A: Operation Crossroads: A Preliminary Report of Vital statistics Committee. Part I Boundries. Population be sex, race, education and income. March 1955. B: A survey of Attitudes and Opinions in the Jackson Street Community Study Area Part I January 13, 1955. C: a Survey of Attitudes and Opinions in the Jackson street Community Study area Part II January 13, 1955 D: Census Tracts 1 - in Jackson St. Area. 2 - Sections within the community. E: Employment Status of Seattle & Jackson St. area Chart I F: Major Occupation Group Breakdown of Seattle & Jackson St. Area. G: Major Occupation Group Breakdown (continued) Seattle Jackson St. Area H: Employment Status and Occupation groups - Jackson Street Area & Seattle. Table 2 I: Chart III Sex and Age ofPersons in Seattle and Jackson street Community by percent of total. J: Chart IV Martial Status of Seattle & Jackson St. area. K: Age & Sex by Census Tracts - Jackson St. Area & Seattle L: Chart V Rental Breakdown Seattle & JAckson Street Area M: Chart 6 Values of Dwelling Units for Seattle & Jackson St. area. N: Chart 7 Age of Dwelling Units in Seattle & Jackson St Area. O: Chart 8 Dwelling Units of Seattle 7 Jackson St. Area P: Housing (US Census of Population 1950 Q: Operation Crossroads: Summary buzz Sessions - January 27, 1955 R: Operation Crossroads: Summary of buzz Sessions February 24th, 1955 S: Operation Crossroads: Minutes of Meeting on February 24th, 1955 T: Operation Crossroads: Summary of Buzz sessions March 10, 1955. U: Operation Crossroads: Summary of Buzz Sessions March 24, 1955 V: Operation Crossroads: summary of Buzz Sessions april 7, 1955 W: Operation Crossroads: Flyer, yellow paper - recruting note X: Operation Crossroads: Letter with O.C. Letterhead to Ute Hirano and a proposed survey on area trades & services. Y: Operation Crossroads: Form letter concerning future of O.C. January 1956. Z: Jackson Street Community Council Newsletter vol. 4, No. 7, May 1, 1959 AA: Jackson Street Community Council Highlights Bulletin, 1954-1955. tan heavy brown paper with brown ink. Photos on one side of Orchid awards. BB: Purpose of Tollway Outline, typed with discussion questions. White paper. CC: Newspaper clipping, Seattle P.I. February 25, 1955, photos and a story of Operation Crossroads. DD: Tomorrow is Today: Urban Renewal Bulletin by Jackson Street Community Council, 1959. EE: International Center News Vol. III, No. 2, December 1954. By Jackson Street Community Council. Beginnning of Operation Crossroads for neighborhood development. Photographs of International District FF: International Center News Vol. III, No. 1 March, 1954. Jackson Street Community Council. Headline: "Jackson Street 1960! Which Block Must Go?" Operation Crossroads
1997.024.015 Article Newspaper article with black and white photographs of canneries in Alaska. Story of working and living conditions, wage scale. by Fileman Tayag from Ang Katipunan No Easy Life for an Alaskero
1997.024.016 Scrapbook Brown leather cover with string binding. Clippings of International District life. Section of Life Magazine 1955 with photo of Seattle Dragon exhibited by the Chinese Girls Drill Team. Chinese Community Newspaper Clippings
1997.024.016.001 Article Chinese pupils of the Chong Wa Benevolent Association finish Chinese school, walking to the school bus which will take each of them home. PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.002 Article Three members of Chinese Musical Club, Alan Louie, Al Dong and Kelly Wong sit on Club's balcony PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.003 Article Three men looking at a bulletin board on the corner of 7th ave. and King Street. PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.004 Article Chinese Masonic Temple, one of Seattle Chinatown's building typical of Oriental architecture PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.005 Article Harry Chinn is studying mail rack in Tuck Shing's. PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.006 Article Leong Fong demostrates how to use chopsticks. PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.007 Article Gin Hong is arranging window display at Tuck Shing's. PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.008 Article Chin Tang is pouring tea into Chinese cup. PICTURESQUE LIFE IN SEATTLE'S CHINATOWN
1997.024.016.009 Article Jeanie Jue and her cartoon style drawings displayed in her father Shone Gar Jue's market at 1325 Yestler Way. No subscribers, But Girl, 11, is an Editor Just the Same
1997.024.016.010 Article Henry K.K. Chinn, Champion of Mah Jongg in Seattle is playing with his three other opponents, Moses Kay, David Chinn and Harry Tang. Seattle Mah Jongg Crown Won in Chinatown 'Battle'
1997.024.016.011 Article Patricia Johnson and her bird. Jimmy Couture, Myra Langhorne, Miss Ava Chambers, Lillian Okamura, Marguerite Marquez, Ronald Eng and John Smith are learning about the 'seed eaters'. BIRD-LOVERS Fascinated School Children Learn About Nature From Historic Collection
1997.024.016.012 Article Ray Munday and Old Woodenface 2 More Woody Champions Named
1997.024.016.013 Article 13 Chinese girls become Chinese Girl Scout Group new members: Dorothy Jue, Carolyn Eng, Karen Chinn, Nancy Huey, Doris Lew, Lonnie Mar, Gladys Eng, Jeanie Jue, Sandra Chinn, Mary Chan, Barbara Mar and Sylvia Chun. In Candle Lighting Ceremony
1997.024.016.014 Article Thirteen Youngsters will be added to the roster of Seattle's only Chinese Girl Scout troop. Chinese Girl Scouts Will Conduct Class
1997.024.016.015 Article Bertha Chinn wore beautiful Chinese costume and carried a lovely fan.
1997.024.016.016 Article Color Costumes were worn by Seattle members of the United Nations Council at tea, June 28, in honor of Adrian Pelt of the Netherlands, who is assistant secretary general of the United Nations.
1997.024.016.017 Article Miss Sonja Wennerblad of Seattle Public Library is facilitating Story Hour. Irene Foy, Ingri Stang, Miriam Mark and Beverly Louis are among the participants. KEEPING LIBRARY STORY HOUR IN STEP WITH THE TIMES
1997.024.016.018 Article An early start in saving. First graders at the Bailey Gatzert School, John Beaver, Delores Verzola, Jo Ann Babam Kae Halomen and Paul Mar are buying bonds, making deposits to Nancy Shoji.
1997.024.016.019 Article Eighteen nursery-school pupils, received diplomas at full-fledged cap-and-gown graduation exercises in the Chinese Baptist Church. Nursery Pupils Get Diplomas
1997.024.016.020 Article - Mrs. Joel Carlstedt's collection of 573 dolls has been on display at her home, 1625 42nd Ave. N, to groups of Girl Scouts and Brownies. Colleen Anne Corwin is posing in the picture with the life-size dolls. -REVERSIBLE DOLL is held by Patricia Pratt. The doll and many others were given to Patricia to donate to the Children's Orthopedic Hospital. -Coleen Anne Corwin poses with dancing dolls who wear costumes from all over the world. -Carlstedt was presented a Girl Scout pin and made an honorary member for one year by Joanne Chetlain. DOLL COLLECTOR BECOMES HONORARY GIRL SCOUT
1997.024.016.021 Article -Exquisite replicas of Jenny Lind, Martha and George Washington -Mexican Dolls. One of them Miss Bobby Sox of 1948, a regular sweater girl
1997.024.016.022 Article Local Chinese people celebrated the 36th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China. Senator Warren G. Magnuson spoke at a diner, 'Twin Dragons', reaffirmed the friendship of the US toward China. A group of Chinese young women presented a style show, depicting the evolution of fashions in the dress of China's women since the 17th century. Shown in the photos are Mrs. James S. Luke, Miss Norma Chin, and Mrs. David L. Luke. Chinese Here Fete 'Double Tenth'
1997.024.016.023 Article Paul Louie, shown in nursery yard of Seattle Chinese Baptist, where he once played as a boy, was ordained into the Baptist ministry. In the picture with him are Katharine Luke, Wilfred Wu and Doris Jean Yook. Clergymen, Parishioners
1997.024.016.024 Article Children of Bailey Gatzert School escorted their mothers to be X-rayed at a mobile station, a health project sponsored by King County. The committee of eight six-graders promote this project at school: Dale Shigaki, Sandra Chun, Roy Okamoto, Shiela Tompkins, Donna Mae Hutchins, Robert LaBree, Dennis Wait and Arleen Wilson. Children Make Sure Mothers Are X-Rayed
1997.024.016.025 Article Myrtle M. Noble's piano teaching ad. Creative Piano Teaching
1997.024.016.026 Article Shiu Ping Chow, follower of Chiang Kai-Shek, urges U.S. to support the Chinese Nationalist Party. Other people voiced the same concern: Melville Chine, Henry Chin Hing, Yuen Lui, and Wille Chin. Seattle Chinese Back Chiang, Urge U.S. Aid for Nationalists
1997.024.016.027 Article -Children from Admas School and Beacon Hill School are competing for Seattle Post-Intelligencer-KOMO's Quizdown. From the Beacon Hill teams in the photo are: Linda Lee Miles, Amelia Bellotti, Russell Griffith, Warren Jones, Mary Louise Curtis, Tommy Kubota, Mary Jen DiGrazia, Dennis Gow and Alicia Chinn. -Colman School's Quizdown alternates: Gordon Chin, Karen Smith and Joan Komarniski. Girls, Boys to Be Evenly Divided in Quizdown
1997.024.016.028 Article El Raspa- Children of four races are shown dancing the Mexican 'El Raspa'. Dancers are, Bobby Matsumota, Nancy Sanders, Robert Render, and Lois Westfall. Pupils of Many Races perform National dance of Mexicans
1997.024.016.029 Article Two Horace Mann School girls, Barbara Kosokoff and Carole Mar produced a family group of shmoos. Shmoos are comic characters created by Al Capp Snow Shmoos
1997.024.016.030 Article An award was presented to Chin Han, president of Chinese community for his outstanding contributions in Seattle Chinese community. CHIN HAN
1997.024.016.031 Article Mrs. Lily Chinn Goon, Mrs. Ida Mar and Miss Frances Yen are members of Seattle's Chinese colony were assembling articles for the Moon Festival bazaar. Festival Preparation
1997.024.016.032 Article Anita Villar and Betty Yang will aid in the dedication of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. They were shown with the water from the moat of the Imperial Palace at Toyko. The water was for the christening of the firm's first Stratocruiser, the 'Seattle-Tacoma'. Awaiting Stratocruiser Christening
1997.024.016.033 Article Herbert Mark has been awarded a four-year scholarship at Columbia College in New York City Seattle Student Gets Course
1997.024.016.034 Article - Bruce Eng traces Chinese characters in his writing book at the Seattle Chinese School, using brush and ink. -Fannie Eng and Shirley Woo study a map of China. -Joanne Chin recites her memorized lesson to Mrs. Annie Chen. Keeping China's Culture Alive in Seattle: It's two schools a day for many Chinese-American Children, who study Cantonese in the evening hours
1997.024.016.035 Article -Jennifer Lew, is one the 42 students enrolled at the Chinese Baptist Church's nursery school. -Carrie Luke gives a bright smile facing the camera -David Choy, a Korean boy, also enrolled in this nursery -Darlene Luke, wears a red and white dress to school. Babies Play Happily in Chinatown Nursery
1997.024.016.036 Article Donna Yip is the youngest member of the nursery school. Babies Play Happily in Chinatown Nursery (continue)
1997.024.016.037 Article Thomas Yook was about to take off down the slide. Babies Play Happily in Chinatown Nursery (continue)
1997.024.016.038 Article Sammy and Tommy Tsoming celebrated their third birthday anniversaries dressed in festival hats. Birthday Twins
1997.024.016.039 Article Seattle's first Santa Claus parade on Nov. 12, 1949 features an 80-foot long balloon dragon.
1997.024.016.040 Article Big crowd of spectator packed sidewalks of the intersection of Third Avenue and Union Street as the 80-foot-long giant balloon dragon passed by. The giant dragon was part of the highlights of the Santa Claus Parade. Seattle's Biggest Parade Crowd Turns Out to See Giant Ballons.
1997.024.016.041 Article Biggest crowd ever seen in downtown Seattle pours into the street at 5th Ave. and Pine St. at the close of the Giant Balloon Christmas Parade. Police estimated the crowd at 150,000.
1997.024.016.042 Article Gloria Chinn, Margarita Djere, Lillian Lida and Marilyn Turner served as the candle-lighters as the annual International Christmas Vesper Service of the Seattle Baptist Association at the First Baptist Church. Candle-Light Ceremony
1997.024.016.043 Article Ann Lew and Carolyn Chinn were two the spectators among the Giant Parade crowd. Wide-Eyed Spectators
1997.024.016.044 Article Tung Toy Lew assisted his daughter, Sue Ho Lew, while she signed her naturalization certificate in Clerk Millard P. Thomas' office. New Citizen
1997.024.016.045 Article Ping Chow and Au Sing played the reunion of brother and sister in a scene from a drama to be presented at a China Club of Seattle banquet. The banquet will mark the end of Seattle's ten-day celebration of the Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year Celebrated.
1997.024.016.046 Article - There staff members of the Chinese American newspaper, Jimmy Lew, Landers Lum and Bob Luke, discuss make-up of the pictorial pages Seattle's Chinatown Newspaper
1997.024.016.047 Article Jack H. Pang was shown with Sally Chinn, Christina Marr, Joyce Kwan, Helen Chinn, Dahila Marr, Ida Mae Lew and Helen Wang. The seven girls are candidate for the title of Sweetheart of Cathay. Chinese Beauties
1997.024.016.048 Article Christina Marr was crowned Sweetheart of Cathay during a Chinese New Year celebration sponsored by Cathay Post No. 186, American Legion. Chinese Queen
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