Acknowledgements


The following past internees as well as others I have not listed here have given generously of their time and shared photos and stories for this web site and for this project:

Toyo Suyemoto Kawakami, Rakuo Hayashi, Ayako Hayashi, Sachi Shimo-Takahara, Ben Ishisaki, Marjorie Matsushita Sperling, Hank Tanaka, Shin Yamamoto, Lillian Nakano, Grace Akiya, Bert Nakano , Eva Hasheguchi, Mits Koshiyama, Frank Sugimoto, Hid Hasegawa, *Saburo Sugita, Monica Sone , Geary Sone, Yoshiko Uno, Raymond Uno, Miwako Yanamoto , Tsuyako "Sox" Kitashima, Mas Inoshita, Jim Kubota, Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Sadako Kashiwagi, Rosie Kuramoto, Tamotsu Kuramoto, *Sakae Hayashi , Archie Miyatake, Sachi Shimo Takehara, Ken Hibi, Eji Suyama, Tameo Kanbara, Aiko Suzuki , Irene Tsuzuki, Midge Iyakawa, David Fujino, Yuri Kochiyama.

I would also like to acknowledge and show appreciation to the countless people who have provided support, advice, and time to this web site and this project.

Karin Higa, Hank Tanaka, Robert Sobiesziek , Brian Niiya, Stephen White, Connie Hayashi, Michiko Kasahara, Amy Hayashi, Margarie Talalay, Ray Langenback, Barbara Tanenbaum, Joan Baker, Penny Rakoff, *Cary Hibo Tanamachi, Helen Liggett, Rakuo Hayashi, Pat Liebove, Karen and Robert Jiobu, , Bill Lipson, John Hunter, Elaine Kepner , Nancy Teruyo Hayashi, Sarah Rogers, Dean Akira Keesey, Japanese American National Museum, Ohio Arts Council, Japanese American Citizens League, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Jane Beckwith, National Coalition for Redress/Repriations, *Toyo, Fumiko Greenaway, Louise Noguchi, Cheryl Vosburgh, David ShimoTakehara, Garrett Hongo.