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Title
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Oyama and Miss Carol Levy are cleaning up the supper dishes in the kitchen of the
Date Created and/or Issued
1944-04-25
Publication Information
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Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
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Description
Full title:Mr. and Mrs. Joe Oyama and Miss Carol Levy are cleaning up the supper dishes in the kitchen of the New York City apartment which they share with several other evacuees. Mr. and Mrs. Oyama were married at the Santa Anita Assembly Center on October 7, 1942, and the next day left for the Jerome Relocation Center. Prior to evacuation to Santa Anita the preceding May, Joe was assistant editor of the English section of a Japanese-American daily in Los Angeles, and Mrs. Oyama, the former Asami Kawachi, was studying journalism at Los Angeles City College. While at Santa Anita, they were both on the staff of the Pacemaker, he as city editor and she as woman's editor. Later, at Jerome, both Mr. and Mrs. Oyama were staff members first of Communique, predecessor of the Denson Tribune, and later, while field workers in the documents section, of Magnet, the section's magazine. In April, 1943, Mr. and Mrs. Oyama left Jerome for Des Plaines, Ill., where he was employed briefly as a general maintenance worker for a photo service company. In May they came to New York, and Joe went to work as a stone-polisher in a lapidary shop. He gave up that job in March, 1944, because he wanted to get back into journalism and is now working temporarily as a mail clerk at the Common Council for American Unity while looking for a reporter's job. Meanwhile he is keeping up with his journalistic interest by serving as editor of the News Letter of the Japanese-American Committee for Democracy. New York, New York.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft400004jv
WRA no. G-470
Subject
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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