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Alaska"s Japanese pioneers

Ronald K. Inouye

Alaska"s Japanese pioneers

faces, voices, stories : a synopsis of selected oral history transcripts

by Ronald K. Inouye

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Published by Alaska"s Japanese Pioneers Research Project in Fairbanks, Alaska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese -- Alaska -- History -- Interviews.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Alaska -- History -- Interviews.,
  • Immigrants -- Alaska -- History -- Interviews.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Alaska -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1954 -- Interviews.,
  • Alaska -- Emigration and immigration -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRon Inouye, Carol Hoshiko, Kazumi Heshiki.
    ContributionsHoshiko, Carol., Heshiki, Kazumi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.J3 I56 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17243025M

    The Aleutian Islands campaign was a military campaign conducted by the United States and Japan in the Aleutian Islands, part of the Territory of Alaska, in the American theater and the Pacific theater of World War II starting on 3 June In the only two invasions of the United States during the war, a small Japanese force occupied the islands of Attu and Kiska, where the remoteness of the Location: Aleutian Islands, Territory of Alaska, . The Pioneers of Alaska was and still is an organization formed from the need of helping each other survive. Helping by providing food, care, medical, legal assistance, recreational opportunities and social interaction was vital for life in this new and sometimes extremely harsh environment.

    Life in Alaska Etta Jones was a strong woman who endured great hardships in her life, yet was content. The story is hard, but her model of respecting those around her in spite or, or because of their cultural differences, is a lesson for all and an important piece of history/5. The Alaska A Guide to Alaska’s Best History Books. Walnut Creek, CA: Hardscratch Press, 95 pp., ISBN Price: $ Editorial board members provide insightful synopses and capsule reviews of all 67 titles, making this book an essential reference for those interested in exploring Alaska.

    While we are currently closed to the public to prevent or slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID), the Alaska State Library is continuing to answer your reference questions by phone and email. For General Reference: () or [email protected]; For Historical Research and Photo Orders: () or [email protected]; Alaska librarians, please contact Library.   This year marks the 75th anniversary of a dark chapter in American history, when , Japanese Americans from Alaska and western United States were imprisoned during World War Two. Families from Petersburg, Juneau and around Alaska were rounded up and moved to camps in the Lower 48 for several years. Some returned to their homes after the war. More than four .


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Alaska's Japanese pioneers faces, voices, stories: a synopsis of selected oral history transcripts by Ronald K. Inouye. Published by Alaska's Japanese Pioneers Research Project in Fairbanks, Alaska. Written in EnglishPages: If you like early history, this book will not disappoint. Originally I was expecting to read about the Japanese invasion of Attu, but found myself immersed in the culture of the Alaskan people, survival skills of early settlers, a land of epic beauty and a beautiful love story all chronicled through the letters of one amazing woman, Etta James, and shared by the author, Etta’s niece/5(77).

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Written by Ron Inouye, Carol Hoshiko and Kazumi Heshiki. Sponsored by the Alaska Historical Society. ISBN 60 Pages. The Forgotten Battle: The Japanese Invasion of Alaska 27 April In the early morning of 6 JuneJapanese soldiers landed on Kiska, one of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

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About this Item: Pioneers of Alaska, Ig Auxiliary 4, Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A., Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine.

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The name "Alaska" derives from the Aleut word Alaxsxaq (also spelled Alyeska), meaning "mainland" (literally, "the object. Anyone interested in the early pioneer days of Alaska will enjoy her account of life on the frontier.

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Alaska's Japanese pioneers: faces, voices, stories: a synopsis of selected oral history transcripts. [Ronald K Inouye; Carol Hoshiko; Kazumi Heshiki; Alaska Historical Society.; Alaska Humanities Forum.].