Nikkei Chicago / 日系シカゴ

Documenting the untold stories of Nikkei (Japanese American) Chicago シカゴにおける日系人に関する記事のサイト

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This page will serve as a resource linking to external mainstream media sources that have featured stories related to the Nikkei (Japanese American) community in Chicago, the Chicagoland area, and Illinois. Links to Chicago Shimpo stories are not listed below but can be located here: http://www.chicagoshimpo.com.  Links here do not necessarily mean endorsements of content, and are strictly to collate available online sources for reference.  Links are listed in reverse chronological order.

March 17, 2016 – Chicago Tribune – Storyteller shares Japanese Culture at Botanic Garden

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/evanston/lifestyles/ct-evr-go-familyfriendly-tl-0317-20160317-story.html

March 16, 2016 – Medill Reports Chicago – Illinois primary results highlight rising political power of Asian Americans

http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/illinois-primary-results-highlight-rising-political-power-of-asian-americans/

February 29, 2016 – Chicago Tribune – Bombing survivor Tsuyako Liebmann, active in Buddhist community, dies at 89

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-tsuyako-liebmann-obituary-20160229-story.html

February 24, 2016 – Medill Reports Chicago – Japanese Americans commemorate the 74th anniversary of World War II internment

http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/japanese-americans-commemorate-the-74th-anniversary-of-world-war-ii-internment/

February 11, 2016 – Chicago Tribune – Thodos Dance presents new works in ‘Chicago Revealed’

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/evanston/lifestyles/ct-skr-go-thodos-dance-tl-0211-20160211-story.html

January 5, 2016 – Chicago Tribune – Dancer Sono Osato inspires Thodos’ new ‘Journey’

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-thodos-dance-preview-ent-0106-20160105-column.html

December 22, 2015 – Oak Park.com – Where life leads us: Family history exerts a powerfull pull

http://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/12-22-2015/Where-life-leads-us/

December 8, 2015 – OakPark.com – Japanese war diary could find its way home: Solving a 70-year-old mystery

http://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/12-8-2015/Japanese-war-diary-could-find-its-way-home/

October 15, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Joni Ishida, ran Japanese restaurant in Chicago, dies at 84

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-joni-ishida-obituary-met-20151015-story.html

October 11, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Sam Ozaki, World War II veteran and CPS principal, dies at 90

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-sam-ozaki-obituary-met-20151011-story.html

October 5, 2015 – Chicago Sun-Times – War hero Sam Saburo Ozaki, Chicago’s 1st Asian-American principal, dead at 90

http://chicago.suntimes.com/news-chicago/7/71/1014977/sam-saburo-ozaki-dies-chicagos-1st-asian-american-principal-war-hero-advocate-japanese-americans

August 27, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Chicago rediscovers long-lost art from World’s Columbian Exposition

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-worlds-fair-art-discovery-met-20150826-story.html

July 22, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Thousands turn out for Arlington Heights’ Japan Day celebration

http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-arh-arlington-park-japan-day-tl-0723-20150721-story.html

June 18, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Filmmaker wins grant for movie about internment of Japanese Americans

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/chi-film-about-internment-of-japanese-americans-column.html

June 15, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Yoko Ono sheds no light on new art piece in Jackson Park

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-yoko-ono-art-jackson-park-met-20150612-story.html

May 19, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – 2015 is Chicago’s Year of Ramen

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/dining/ct-2015-chicago-ramen-roundup-20150519-story.html#page=1

May 16, 2015 – The Japan Times – Anime Oasis of the Midwest Flourishes

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/05/16/general/anime-oasis-midwest-flourishes

May 13, 2015 – Rafu Shimpo – Schatz Recommends Mitsuye Endo for Presidential Medal of Freedom; Fought against internment camps while incarcerated.

http://www.rafu.com/2015/05/schatz-recommends-mitsuye-endo-for-presidential-medal-of-freedom/

May 13, 2015 – The State Journal-Register – Springfield Native Kazuko Golden’s Short Film Lands Showing at Cannes

http://www.sj-r.com/article/20150513/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/150519818/?Start=1

May 5, 2015 – Chicago Sun-Times – Rauner Cuts Could Throw Chicagoans Into the Streets; Op-ed by Julie Morita

http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/7/71/579540/rauner-cuts-throw-chicagoans-streets

April 27, 2015 – WBEZ Chicago Public Radio’s The Afternoon Shift – Preserving the Memory of Lakeview’s Japanese Community

https://soundcloud.com/afternoonshiftwbez/preserving-the-memory-of-lakeviews-japanese-community

April 20, 2015 – Chicago Tribune/Pioneer Press – Northbrook Woman Shares Story of Japanese Internment Camp

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-nbs-internment-tl-0423-20150420-story.html

April 15, 2015 – Chicago Tribune/Pioneer Press – Morton Grove Woman Recounts Family’s Time in WWII Internment Camps

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/skokie/news/ct-mgc-internment-camps-tl-0416-20150413-story.html

April 5, 2015 – CBS Sports – A Bar Crawl Through Cubs History: The Best Stories Come From Bars, and Nisei Lounge, Wrigleyville’s Oldest Tavern, Has Quite a Tale to Tell.

http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/feature/25137635/a-bar-crawl-through-cubs-history

April 2, 2015 – The Chicago Monitor – Muslim and Japanese American Youth Engage History of Japanese Internment

http://chicagomonitor.com/2015/04/muslim-japanese-american-youth-engage-history-of-japanese-internment/

March 20, 2015 – Chicago Tribune – Ramen Takeya, Sister Restaurant to Wasabi, to Open in West Loop

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/dining/chi-ramen-takeya-to-open-fulton-market-20150318-story.html

March 18, 2015 – Chicago Sun-Times – George Suyeoka, Prolific Artist Who Witnessed Pearl Harbor Attack, Dies at 89

http://chicago.suntimes.com/obituaries/7/71/452197/george-suyeoka-artist-witnessed-pearl-harbor-attack-dies-89

August 22, 2014 – New York Times – American’s Star Power Unrivaled in Japan

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/23/world/asia/unknown-in-america-david-spector-carves-out-niche-in-japan.html

August 7, 2014 – Japan Times – Nagasaki A-bomb photos scrapped in Chicago, donors saddened

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/08/07/national/nagasaki-bomb-photos-scrapped-chicago-donors-saddened/#.U-RSSGB0zIU

August 1, 2014 – San Francisco Chronicle – Memorial set for ex-Ill. Commerce Chairman Manshio

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Memorial-set-for-ex-Ill-Commerce-Chairman-Manshio-5663163.php

July 31, 2014 – Chicago Sun-Times – Seiko Nakashima: Scientist earned top Japanese cultural award

http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/28964005-418/scientist-earned-top-japanese-cultural-award.html#.U9_qbWB0zIU

July 1, 2014 – Chicago Tribune – Julie Morita, Chief Medical Officer, Chicago Department of Public Health

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-07-02/business/chi-julie-morita-chief-medical-officer-chicago-department-of-public-health-20140702_1_chief-medical-officer-health-care-medical-director

May 26, 2014 – Springfield News-Leader – Art tells story of Arkansas WWII camps

http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2014/05/26/art-tells-story-arkansas-wwii-camps/9587709/

April 17, 2014 – National Endowment for the Arts – Writer and Spoken-Word Performer: David Mura uses his considerable talents as a poet, novelist, memoirist and performer to explore what it means to be Japanese-American

http://arts.gov/audio/david-mura

April 1, 2014 – Chicago Sun-Times – Held in Japanese-American internment camp, fought for U.S. as part of famed 442nd Army combat team; Omar Kaihatsu

http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/26573529-418/held-in-japanese-american-internment-camp-fought-for-us-as-part-of-famed-442nd-army-combat.html#.U4K-5mBOXIU

March 14, 2014 – Chicago Tribune – Irish, Japanese musicians ‘forge a new path’

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-03-14/entertainment/chi-midwest-buddhist-temple-cross-culture-20140314_1_happy-st-new-path-concerts

March 8, 2014 – Chicago Sun-Times – Japanese, Irish musicians collaborate Sunday

http://voices.suntimes.com/arts-entertainment/the-daily-sizzle/japanese-irish-musicians-collaborate-sunday/

February 24, 2014 – DNAinfo Chicago – Frank’s Jewelry Closes Shop After Nearly 66 Years in Chicago

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140224/lakeview/franks-jewelry-closes-shop-after-nearly-66-years-Chicago

February 5, 2014 – Chicago Tribune – The Cheap Eater: Wasabi in Logan Square

http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/food/ct-wasabi-cheap-eater-20140207-20140207-11-story.html

August 4, 2013 – Chicago Sun-Times – Why is Josina Morita running for reclamation board? ‘I care about water’

http://www.suntimes.com/news/washington/21686134-452/why-is-josina-morita-running-for-reclamation-board-i-care-about-water.html

June 3, 2013 – Fox 32 News – Local Japanese Americans hope stories of internment inspire justice

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/22490366/chicago-japanese-americans-hope-stories-wwii-internment-inspire-justice

May 28, 2013 – Fox 32 News – Life after internment: Japanese Americans make a life in Chicago after WWII

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/22442052/life-after-internment-japanese-americans-make-a-life-in-chicago-after-wwii

April 20, 2013 – Crain’s Chicago Business – One man’s dream: A revitalized Jackson Park

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130420/ISSUE03/304209991/one-mans-dream-a-revitalized-jackson-park

April 19, 2013 – DNAinfo Chicago – HumanThread Regroups at Bridgeport Art Center

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130419/bridgeport/humanthread-regroups-at-bridgeport-art-center

November 29, 2012 – Chicago Tribune – Chiye Tomihiro, 1924-2012: WWII internment camp survivor became an activist

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-11-29/news/ct-met-tomihiro-obit-20121129_1_internment-camp-chiye-tomihiro-bill-yoshino

November 29, 2012 – Chicago Tribune – Asian-American jazz takes a moment in the spotlight

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-11-29/entertainment/ct-ott-1130-jazz-scene-20121129_1_asian-american-jazz-asian-americans-asian-american-artists

November 6, 2012 – Chicago Sun-Times – Bill Kurtis reflects on the end of a retail – and radio – era

http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/splash/16190820-418/bill-kurtis-reflects-on-the-end-of-a-retail-and-radio-era.html#.U4FSCi94aRs

September 21, 2012 – Daily Herald – Lori Yokoyama: Candidate Profile – State’s Attorney, Cook County (Republican)

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120918/submitted/309189942/

September 5, 2012 – Chicago Sun-Times – Nisei Lounge last true Wrigleyville bar

http://posttrib.suntimes.com/entertainment/14930978-421/nisei-lounge-last-true-wrigleyville-bar.html#.U4FUgS94aRs

July 15, 2012 – Chicago Tribune – Thanks, Tokyo Joe, and those lousy gunshots

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-07-15/news/ct-met-kass-0715-20120715_1_law-enforcement-trunk-outfit-bosses

June 3, 2012 – Chicago Tribune – College Freshman at Age 9, Medical Degree at 21: Sho Yano this week will become the youngest student to get an M.D. from the U. of C.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-06-03/news/ct-met-boy-wonder-20120603_1_yano-medical-degree-medical-team

May 18, 2012 – Pacific Citizen – Chicago Honors Japanese American WWII Veterans: In total, 43 Nisei veterans were honored for their heroics during WWII.

http://www.pacificcitizen.org/news/community/chicago-honors-japanese-american-wwii-veterans

May 3, 2012 – Chicago Tribune – Japanese-American woman who was forced into an internment camp at 16 recalls time in custody

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-05-03/news/ct-met-internment-wwii-japanese-20120503_1_internment-chiye-tomihiro-japanese-americans-citizens-league

April 20, 2012 – Pacific Citizen – Lessons Learned

http://www.pacificcitizen.org/columnists/john-tateishi/lessons-learned

December 22, 2011 – Chicago Reader – Fred Sasaki, the poetry promoter

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/people-issue-fred-sasaki-the-poetry-promoter/Content?oid=5189678

December 4, 2011 – Chicago Tribune – Pearl Harbor attack galvanizes city

http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-per-flash-pearlharbor-1204-20111205-story.html

November 3, 2011 – Chicago Tribune – Japanese-American soldier fought for country that locked him up: Congress honors soldiers with medal, but veteran’s bitterness lingers

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2011-11-03/news/ct-met-japanese-american-veteran-20111103_1_100th-infantry-battalion-sam-ozaki-internment

July 27, 2011 – Vision Monday – Services Planned for Dr. Newton K. (Uyesugi) Wesley, 93, Contact Lens Pioneer

http://www.visionmonday.com/article/services-planned-for-dr-newton-k-wesley-93-contact-lens-pioneer-29345/

April 1, 2011 – WBEZ 91.5 – Second wave of Japanese relief efforts involve arts, traditions

http://www.wbez.org/story/culture/art/second-wave-japanese-relief-efforts-involve-arts-traditions-84551

March 18, 2011 – Fox 32 News – Japanese-Americans Join Quake Relief

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/17799677/japanese-americans-join-quake-relief

March 15, 2011 – WBEZ 91.5 – Chicago’s Japanese community organizes relief effort, shares stories

http://www.wbez.org/story/earthquake/chicagos-japanese-community-organizes-relief-effort-shares-stories

March 14, 2011 – Chicago Sun-Times – Local student worries about family in Japan

http://www.suntimes.com/4300807-417/local-student-worries-about-family-in-japan.html#.U4KxnGBOXIU

March 14, 2011 – CBS 2 Chicago – Chicago Japanese-Americans Pray For Loved Ones

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/03/14/chicago-japanese-americans-pray-for-loved-ones/

March 11, 2011 – Fox 32 News – Japanese-Chicagoans Try to Reach Family in Japan After Disaster

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/17800757/japanese-chicagoans-try-to-reach-family-in-japan-after-disaster

March 11, 2011 – CBS 2 Chicago – Chicagoan Caught In Middle Of Japanese Earthquake; Meanwhile, Chicago Area Japanese Americans Worry

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/03/11/chicagoan-caught-in-middle-of-japanese-earthquake/

March 11, 2011 – WBEZ 91.5 – Chicago-area groups mobilize to aid Japanese quake victims

http://www.wbez.org/story/aid/chicago-area-groups-mobilize-aid-japanese-quake-victims

February 2, 2011 – Windy City Times – Elections ’11: 46th Ward – Emily Stewart

http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=30395

January 11, 2011 – Chicago Sun-Times – Candidate for Alderman, 46th Ward: Emily Stewart

http://www.suntimes.com/news/elections/questionnaires/3291988-418/story.html

January 11, 2011 – Chicago Sun-Times – Candidate for Alderman, 4th Ward: Lori S. Yokoyama

http://www.suntimes.com/news/3292144-464/chicago-council-ward-member-mayor.html

November 21, 2010 – Chicago Tribune – William Hohri, 83; led battle for redress after being interned at Manzanar

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/la-me-william-hohri-20101121-story.html#page=1

August 20, 2010 – WBEZ 91.5 – How I Wound Up Here, by musician Steve Hashimoto

http://www.wbez.org/aobejas/2010/08/how-i-wound-up-here-by-musician-steve-hashimoto/32746

August 1, 2010 – Chicago Sun-Times – X Japan: They’re huge (really), and they’re (finally) coming to the U.S.

http://voices.suntimes.com/arts-entertainment/music/x-japan-theyre-huge-really-and/

June 18, 2010 – Chicago Tribune – Tadao Takano: 1926-2010; Longtime professor, graphic artist at UIC

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-06-18/news/chi-tadao-takano_1_uic-morris-barazani-sister

May 14, 2010 – Chicago Tribune – 70 years later Japanese-American internees from Naperville and Palatine to be honored: Ikue Itami, of Palatine, and her brother, Bob Imon, of Naperville, will receive honorary degrees from UCLA

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-05-14/news/ct-x-w-0514-japanese-internment-20100514_1_japanese-american-internees-heart-mountain-honorary-degrees

December 21, 2009 – Chicago Tribune – University makes amends to WWII Japanese-American students: University of California, Davis, apologizes to students forced to leave when Americans of Japanese ancestry were being placed in internment camps

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2009-12-21/news/0912200185_1_internment-japanese-wwii

June 19, 2009 – Pacific Citizen – Cook County’s First APA Judge Was a Community Advocate

http://www.pacificcitizen.org/node/367

June 8, 2009 – Chicago Tribune – Sandra Otaka, 1952-2009: 1st Asian-American Elected a Cook County Judge

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2009-06-08/news/0906070229_1_asian-american-susan-smith-neglect-cases

April 2, 2009 – Chicago Reader – The Silent Minority: Jazz musician Tatsu Aoki is making a documentary film about the experience of Chicago’s nisei, many of whom settled here after the internment camps of World War II

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/the-silent-minority/Content?oid=1098596

November 16, 2008 – ABC Local – Chicago’s first lady of sushi and family honored: The corner of Wells and Schiller will be renamed in honor of Marion Konishi, the founder of Kamehachi, Chicago’s first sushi bar.

http://abclocal.go.com/story?section=resources&id=6506466

May 29, 2008 – Chicago Tribune – Cubs plan to fight T-shirt sellers’ lawsuit

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2008-05-29/sports/0805281518_1_t-shirt-kosuke-fukudome-geovany-soto

May 16, 2008 – Chicago Tribune – Cubs can’t stop all sales of offensive Kosuke Fukudome T-shirt

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2008-05-16/sports/0805150736_1_shirts-kosuke-fukudome-cubby-bear-lounge

April 2, 2008 – MLB.com – Kawano leaves clubhouse after 65 years: Cubs to bid farewell to Kawano

http://m.cubs.mlb.com/news/article/2481925/

February 23, 2008 – Chicago Tribune – Thomas S. Teraji: 1919 ~ 2008: Teacher helped guide CPS; Besides serving as an administrator during troubled times in Chicago, he did much to improve the lives of Japanese-Americans

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2008-02-23/news/0802220665_1_chicago-public-schools-community-meetings-attendance-areas

February 15, 2008 – Pacific Citizen – Chicago Cubs Unveil an Ad Campaign Featuring Fukudome and Militaristic Rising Sun Flag: Although the ads were an attempt to showcase their international players, the offensive image is getting more attention.

http://www.pacificcitizen.org/news/national/chicago-cubs-unveil-ad-campaign-featuring-fukudome-and-militaristic-rising-sun-flag

December 3, 2007 – Chicago Tribune – Music, dance, marketplace highlight JASC holiday festival

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2007-12-03/features/0712020177_1_jasc-teriyaki-burgers-flower-arranging

January 31, 2007 – Chicago Tribune – Yoji Ozaki: 1922 – 2007: Japanese historical group founder; Founder of Japanese-American groups nurtured his culture and kept alive the history of internment camps during World War II

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2007-01-31/news/0701310057_1_japanese-asian-american-historical

October 21, 2006 – WBEZ 91.5 – Different Drummers: Heartbeat of Mother Earth and Rolling Thunder of Identity

http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/different-drummers-heartbeat-mother-earth-and-rolling-thunder-identity

September 28, 2006 – Chicago Tribune – Iva Toguri: 1916 – 2006: Alleged ‘Tokyo Rose’ of WWII: Longtime Chicagoan ran Asian gift shop on Belmont Avenue

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2006-09-28/news/0609280156_1_tokyo-rose-iva-toguri-radio-tokyo

September 28, 2006 – BBC News – Death ends the myth of Tokyo Rose

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5389722.stm

July 14, 2006 – Chicago Tribune – Japanese Fest Offers Bridge to Ancestors: At Obon, the living get a chance to reconnect with memories of those who have died

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2006-07-14/news/0607140222_1_obon-japanese-dance

June 8, 2006 – Chicago Tribune – Mob’s Eto dies long after surviving hit

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2006-06-08/news/0606080233_1_games-and-books-gambling-charge-fbi

April 25, 2006 – Chicago Tribune – Mitsuye Tsutsumi, 1920-2006: Helped end internment in U.S.; Japanese-American woman protested the legality of the World War II relocation camps and eventually the Supreme Court agreed with her argument

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2006-04-25/news/0604250259_1_supreme-court-japanese-american-population-japanese-american-citizens-league

March 28, 2006 – Chicago Tribune – All-stars give lesson in gentle martial art

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2006-03-28/news/0603280243_1_jigoro-kano-jujitsu-sake

October 15, 2005 – Chicago Tribune – Where Iguchi Reigns: Thanks to the second baseman and, before him, Shingo Takatsu, the team has new fans in the northwest suburbs

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2005-10-15/sports/0510150264_1_japanese-community-japanese-players-shingo-takatsu

June 7 2005 – Chicago Tribune – Henry K. Okamura, 81: Received highest U.S. judo black belt

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2005-06-07/news/0506070174_1_kodokan-judo-institute-judo-champion-black-belt

April 17, 2005 – Chicago Tribune – Minorities share lessons with Chicago teachers: Japanese-American, Muslim tell how rights can be at risk in crisis

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2005-04-17/news/0504170230_1_internment-american-muslims-muslim-community

February 17, 2005 – Chicago Reader – Hats Off to Harry: How one determined Japanese-American man galvanized Park Forest to integrate.

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/hats-off-to-harry/Content?oid=918050

February 7, 2005 – Chicago Tribune – Sato, Eddie Hirofumi

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2005-02-07/news/0502070013_1_wwii-japanese-americans-dear-friend

October 14, 2004 – Illinois Times – Life Interrupted

http://illinoistimes.com/article-1504-life-interrupted.html

August 22, 2004 – Chicago Tribune – A market for culture: For area Japanese-Americans, an Arlington Heights mall stocks plenty of Asian sights, sounds and flavors

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2004-08-22/features/0408220380_1_japanese-people-kimono-summer-style

June 18, 2004 – Chicago Tribune – Tadashi Ted Uchimoto, 86; Leader in Chicago’s Japanese community

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2004-06-18/news/0406180151_1_japanese-americans-internment-camps-people-of-japanese-heritage

March 4, 2004 – Chicago Tribune – Dillon Myer: Our father of forced assimilation

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2004-03-04/features/0403040048_1_internment-wra-dispersal

December 28, 2003 – Chicago Tribune – Simply smashing: While building biceps, rice pounding strengthens a New Year’s tradition in Japanese-American families

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2003-12-28/features/0312280491_1_rice-japanese-new-year-japan-information-center

August 7, 2003 – Chicago Reader – The Outsider: Actress Cheryl Hamada finds her way through a jungle of stereotypes

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/the-outsider/Content?oid=912841

February 20, 2003 – Chicago Tribune – Internment history

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2003-02-20/news/0302200076_1_internment-arab-american-japanese-americans

November 8, 2002 – Chicago Tribune – Natto has fermented taste that sweat socks it to ya

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2002-11-08/entertainment/0211080441_1_natto-beans-soy

January 2, 2002 – Chicago Tribune – Rev. Seiichi Michael Yasutake, 81; Episcopal priest, Chicago activist

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2002-01-02/news/0201020077_1_episcopal-priest-disobedience-protesters

September 23, 2001 – Chicago Tribune – Support urged for Arab-Americans: WW II camps still haunt memories

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-09-23/news/0109230444_1_arab-americans-internment-ww-ii

July 7, 2001 – Chicago Tribune – Fumio Toyoda, 53: Promoter of Aikido, founder of Japanese Culture Center in city

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-07-07/news/0107070065_1_aikido-martial-arts-bacterial-infection

June 13, 2001 – Chicago Tribune – Mary Koga, Photographer and activist for Japanese-Americans

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-06-13/news/0106130329_1_chicago-cultural-center-japanese-social-worker

April 19, 2001 – Chicago Reader – Four Strings and a Cloud of Dust: Tradition lives in the music of the Na Kupuna Ukulele Club

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/four-strings-and-a-cloud-of-dust/Content?oid=905158

June 2, 2000 – Chicago Tribune – Shigeo Wakamatsu, Activist Who Aided WWII Internees

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000-06-02/news/0006020171_1_japanese-american-research-project-legislative-education-committee-japanese-american

April 5, 2000 – Chicago Tribune – Rev. Gyomay M. Kubose: Opened 1st Buddhist Temple in Chicago

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000-04-05/news/0004050298_1_buddhist-temple-american-buddhism-chicago

February 17, 2000 – Chicago Reader – Restaurant Tours: Sunshine Cafe rises from the East

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/restaurant-tours-sunshine-cafe-rises-from-the-east/Content?oid=901482

November 10, 1999 – Chicago Tribune – Japan Rolls Out Red Carpet To Greet Chicago Students

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1999-11-10/news/9911100145_1_prime-minister-keizo-obuchi-japanese-delegation-world-s-second-largest-economy

August 6, 1999 – Chicago Tribune – Betty F. Hasegawa, 81, Nurse, Generous Hostess

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1999-08-06/news/9908060340_1_relocation-camp-holiday-meal-japanese-americans

June 10, 1999 – Chicago Reader – Men on the Street: The everyday art of two extraordinary photographers: Marvin Newman and Yasuhiro Ishimoto

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/men-on-the-street/Content?oid=899434

March 1, 1999 – Chicago Tribune  – Suppliers And Buyers Trade Roles: Japanese, American Firms Come Together

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1999-03-01/news/9903010078_1_japan-external-trade-organization-japanese-companies-trade-show

February 26, 1999 – Chicago Tribune – Ex-internee Gives Pupils A Stark History Lesson: Japanese-American Recalls Life In Camp During World War II

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1999-02-26/news/9902260261_1_tar-paper-barracks-japanese-americans-internees

September 24, 1998 – Chicago Reader – Team Player: The Cubs’ equipment manager, Yosh joined the team ten years before Ernie Banks did.

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/team-player/Content?oid=897371

September 11, 1998 – Chicago Tribune – Redress To WWII Internees Completed

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1998-09-11/news/9809110328_1_civil-liberties-act-internees-japanese-americans

January 19, 1997 – Chicago Tribune – Interned Recall Life In Camps: Japanese-Americans Face Past In Exhibit

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1997-01-19/news/9701190071_1_internment-japanese-americans-camp

December 13, 1996 – Chicago Tribune – Nisei Lounge Much the Same, with New Patrons

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-12-13/entertainment/9612130174_1_second-generation-japanese-americans-smile-ear

January 31, 1996 – Chicago Tribune – Far East in the Northwest: Suburban Shops Deliver the Splendors of Japan’s Delicate Cuisine

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-01-31/entertainment/9601310338_1_japanese-companies-japanese-videos-yaohan-plaza

October 29, 1995 – Chicago Tribune – Struggling To Keep Its Relevance; Assimilation Is Bad News At This Paper

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-10-29/news/9510290415_1_japanese-language-fifty-years-camp

August 14, 1995 – New York Times – War Legacy: Japanese-American Diaspora

http://www.nytimes.com/1995/08/14/us/war-legacy-japanese-american-diaspora.html

June 1, 1995 – Chicago Reader – Chi Lives: Aiko Nakane’s passion for paper

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/chi-lives-aiko-nakanes-passion-for-paper/Content?oid=887624

May 8, 1995 – The Baltimore Sun – For Japanese-Americans, new roots in a farm town

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1995-05-08/news/1995128073_1_persons-of-japanese-japanese-americans-kometani

February 16, 1995 – Chicago Tribune – War Stories: Exhibit Showcases A Century Of Japanese-American Women’s Struggles And Successes

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-02-16/features/9502160087_1_japanese-american-women-internment-camps-japanese-american

January 8, 1995 – Chicago Tribune – A Look Back: Japanese American Women Connect Through The Years

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-01-08/features/9501080405_1_japanese-american-women-internment-exhibit

December 9, 1994 – Chicago Tribune – At Sanko, They Stay Well-Versed in Karaoke

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1994-12-09/entertainment/9412090137_1_karaoke-sanko-japanese-businessmen

December 23, 1993 – Chicago Tribune – History Her Way: Revisionist’s Defense Of Japanese Internment Reopens Old Wounds

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-12-23/features/9312230141_1_internment-japanese-americans-espionage-or-sabotage

August 17, 1993 – Chicago Tribune – Fellow Americans

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-08-17/news/9308170083_1_asian-americans-japanese-americans-showdown-in-little-Tokyo

May 9, 1993 – Chicago Tribune – Art From Ashes: Mariko Ventura-Flood Merges A Past And A Future

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-05-09/features/9305090017_1_raku-japanese-buddhist-temple

April 12, 1993 – Chicago Tribune – Tokyo’s All-American Media Darling: Dave Spector A Product For The ’90s: Made In The U.S. And Sold In Japan

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-04-12/features/9304120193_1_japanese-tv-japanese-language-newsmagazines

April 4, 1993 – Chicago Tribune – Trade Center Has Global Ambitions-in The Midwest

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-04-04/business/9304040004_1_chicago-river-international-trade-skyscraper

February 20, 1992 – Chicago Tribune – 3 Japanese-Americans Look Back On The Day That Changed Their Lives

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1992-02-20/news/9201160531_1_internment-japanese-americans-social-activism

December 3, 1991 – Chicago Tribune – Eto Tells Of Payoffs To Mobsters

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1991-12-03/news/9104190062_1_chicago-mob-street-taxes-gambling

November 15, 1991 – Chicago Tribune – New Supermarket Serves Up Authentic Slice of Japan: For a majority of the Midwesterners who wander into the new 60,000-square-foot Yaohan Plaza, which opened this week in Arlington Heights, the experience is a bit like a crash course in cross-cultural awareness.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1991-11-15/business/9104120716_1_japanese-retailing-yaohan-plaza-nori

June 28, 1990 – Chicago Reader – Dance Notes: Teaching the Traditions of Nihon Buyo

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/dance-notes-teaching-the-traditions-of-nihon-buyo/Content?oid=875901

October 19, 1989 – Chicago Reader – Body Work: the martial art that gives no offense

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/body-work-the-martial-art-that-gives-no-offense/Content?oid=874589

July 19, 1989 – Chicago Tribune – Japanese-American

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1989-07-19/news/8902180619_1_evacuation-karl-r-bendetsen-japanese

July 14, 1989 – Chicago Tribune – Not Just for Kicks – For Real-life Karate Kids, the Master Provides An Exercise In Tranquility

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1989-07-14/features/8902170502_1_karate-master-art-and-life-ages

December 5, 1988 – Chicago Tribune – Martial Arts Training Gives Bond Trader Leg Up In The Pits

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-12-05/business/8802220500_1_jujitsu-trader-martial-arts

October 21, 1988 – Pioneering Art Shows Unique Expression

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-10-21/entertainment/8802090839_1_art-institute-victor-vasarely-george-rickey

August 5, 1988 – Chicago Tribune – U.S. Offers Apology To Heal The Hurt Of Japanese-Americans’ Internment

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-08-05/news/8801200690_1_japanese-americans-internment-japanese-american-citizens-league-internment-camps

February 4, 1988 – Chicago Tribune – Do-it-yourself Buffet of Sushi Can Be Set Up in Your Home: Sada Hatanaka, co-owner of Star Market, 3349 N. Clark St., has been setting up do-it-yourself sushi buffets in her home for years.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-02-04/entertainment/8803270736_1_sushi-nori-soy-sauce

February 4, 1988 – Chicago Tribune – Harmony for the eye, Food for the Soul: Japan’s Artful Cuisine is on the Rise – At the 35-year-old Star Market, for example, owner Howard Hatanaka has expanded the grocery’s stock in the last 10 years to satisfy the steadily increasing number of Western customers.

•  http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-02-04/entertainment/8803270728_1_japanese-cooking-non-japanese-japanese-chamber

October 14, 1958 – The Miami News – ‘Spyglass Murder’ Solved By Nisei (Chicago Detective Anthony Muranaka)

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2206&dat=19581014&id=uhBXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=YkMNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4630,4923958

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