Japanese War Bride Project

  • 'War Brides of Japan' To Take Focus in New Documentary

    Aug 10, 2016· Journalist and filmmaker Yayoi Lena Winfrey is looking for more Japanese “war brides” to interview as she completes the filming for her feature-length documentary film, “War Brides …

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  • Japanese War Brides: Bridges in the Post-War Alliance ...

    On December 3, 2020, Sasakawa USA hosted Ms. Kathryn Tolbert, an editor at the Washington Post, and Col. (Ret.) Jyuji Hewitt for a virtual seminar. Ms. Tolbert used materials from her Japanese War Brides oral history project to discuss the role of Japanese women who married American GIs following World War II as bridges in Japan's transition from wartime enemy to …

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  • Japanese War Bride (film) - Densho Resource Guide

    Japanese War Bride opened in January 1952, no doubt buoyed by Yamaguchi's high profile marriage less than a month prior to famous sculptor Isamu Noguchi . [3] Despite Japanese American interest in the glamorous Yamaguchi, community response to the movie was relatively muted, relative to the euphoria that had greeted Go for Broke!

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  • Cherry Parker: The war bride who created a shift in the ...

    Mar 19, 2019· War brides often faced hostility, distrust and racism. Cherry Parker, the first Japanese war bride to come to Australia, married her husband, AIF …

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  • warbridesofjapan

    By Yayoi L. Winfrey. 03:34. the first trailer for the War Brides of Japan documentary, The Chase features several Japanese war brides reminiscing about how their future husbands pursued and courted them...we also hear from some adult children of Japanese war brides…

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  • The stories of the ‘War Brides’ of Japan need to be told ...

    Jul 21, 2016· The stories of the ‘War Brides’ of Japan need to be told. One day in the early 1980s, my Japanese mother took my sister and me to an International District gift shop. A middle-aged Japanese American man working there glanced briefly towards …

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  • Stroke ends romantic life of America's first Japanese war ...

    Jun 02, 2000· Seen as perhaps the earliest examples of the Asian "Model Minority," Japanese war brides appealed to mainstream Americans as wives and mothers "unfettered by the disturbing public history of ...

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  • Nikkei Australia » The war brides ()

    【】さん「をえたたちのライフストーリー:オーストラリアの」&インタビュー [Lecture] Keiko Tamura “Life Story of Cross-Border Women: Japanese War Brides in Australia” & Interview with Alumni Watch Nikkei Australia’s Dr Keiko Tamura’s zoom presentation about Japanese war bri

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  • Japanese War Bride (1952) - IMDb

    Directed by King Vidor. With Shirley Yamaguchi, Don Taylor, Cameron Mitchell, Marie Windsor. Korean War veteran returns home to rural Salinas, California with his new Japanese wife, whom he met at a war hospital. The couple are forced to deal with the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt racism of his family and the townspeople, especially after the birth of their son.

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  • Fall Seven Times,Get Up Eight:The Japanese War Brides ...

    In brutally honest conversations with their daughters, they reveal the largely untold story of the Japanese war brides.

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  • Japanese War Brides: Bridges in the Post-War Alliance ...

    Dec 03, 2020· On December 3, 2020, Sasakawa USA hosted Ms. Kathryn Tolbert, an editor at the Washington Post, and Col. (Ret.) Jyuji Hewitt for a virtual seminar. Ms. Tolbert used materials from her Japanese War Brides oral history project to discuss the role of Japanese women who married American GIs following World War …

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  • War Brides genealogy project - geni family tree

    War Brides. War bride is a term used in reference to wartime marriages between soldiers and foreigners, especially–but not exclusively–during World War I and World War II. One of the largest and best documented war bride phenomenons is American soldiers marrying German "Fräuleins" after World War II.

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  • Babysan(1).doc - Babysan The Lives of Japanese War Brides ...

    Babysan: The Lives of Japanese War Brides 3 One of the last new colonial projects in the twentieth century began on September 2,1945. The American forces arrived in Japan ready to subdue a conquered nation, full of putatively deceitful Asian barbarians. In 1952, the Americans left Japan, their new ally in the region and bulwark against the spread of communism.

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  • (PDF) The Unfold story of War Brides - ResearchGate

    creating a socialspace where Japanese war brides from different regions of the UnitedStates and other countries could come and meet to share similar experiences.One of the principal objectives

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  • Fall Seven Times, Get up Eight: The Japanese War Brides ...

    A documentary project examining the journey of Japanese women who emigrated to 1950s America. A multimedia documentary project Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight: The Japanese War Brides. ... We are accepting donations and seeking grants as we start producing a second, full-length film that examines the Japanese war bride story in more complexity.

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  • Children of Japanese 'war brides' tell tales of racism ...

    Nov 02, 2014· For more on the “Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight: The Japanese War Brides” film project, visit kck.st/1tYs0VE. Comments: [email protected]

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  • The Real History of Japanese Mail Order Bride Refuted ...

    Sep 08, 2020· The most obvious was the sheer numbers of Japanese war brides, which far exceeded the numbers for any other Asian war bride group immigrating in the period before the Vietnam conflict. Centuries ago, when physical labor was so highly valued, the groom would live with the bride’s family and the groom would donate his labor for a period of time.

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  • FINDING YOUR NIKKEI ROOTS: Researching ‘war brides ...

    Jul 18, 2019· ‘War Brides of Japan’ (film) — www.warbridesofjapan.com. Linda Harms Okazaki is a professional genealogist who is past president of the California Genealogical Society. She specializes in Japanese American records. If you have a genealogical question which might be answered in this column, send an e-mail to [email protected]

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  • Fall Seven Times,Get Up Eight:The Japanese War Brides ...

    A multimedia documentary project ... The Japanese War Brides. About Watch Film News Share your Story Contact Atsuko, Emiko and Hiroko were among tens of thousands of Japanese women who married their former enemies after World War II. They landed in 1950s America knowing no one, speaking little English and often moving in with stunned in-laws.

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  • About - The War Bride Experience

    This war bride project began with our own attempt to understand our mothers’ experience. We are three journalists – Lucy Craft, Karen Kasmauski and Kathryn Tolbert – and each of us is the first-born daughter of a Japanese war bride.

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  • The Stories of the ‘War Brides’ of Japan Need to Be Told ...

    Aug 01, 2016· More importantly, Japanese “war brides” inadvertently helped new laws into legislation. Military husbands wanted to bring their wives back home to the United States, so the War Brides Act of 1945 was enacted and overturned the Immigration Act of 1924, a law that barred Asians from entering the United States.

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  • warbridesofjapan

    By Yayoi L. Winfrey. 03:34. the first trailer for the War Brides of Japan documentary, The Chase features several Japanese war brides reminiscing about how their future husbands pursued and courted them...we also hear from some adult children of Japanese war brides...more trailers to come! www.warbridesofjapan.com.

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  • The War Bride Experience - Home

    With a contribution of $250 or more you may choose to honor a Japanese war bride by name on a supporters page that will be added to www.warbrideproject.com and www.warbrideexperience.org. Click the Comment button on the donation page to let us know whose name you wish to honor with a gift.

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  • Japanese War Brides Film | Karen's Blog

    Aug 15, 2015· Cover package for Japanese War Bride DVD Four years ago I began working with two other women on a wonderful project that has finally come to life. In partnership with Lucy Craft, a Tokyo based reporter for National Public Radio, and Kathryn Tolbert, an editor for the Washington Post, we set out to tell our shared story.

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  • Japanese Bride in America : unknown : Free Download ...

    May 24, 2017· A US Army informational film which shows a fictional (?) Japanese war bride adapting to life in the United States. Directed by unknown. Military release circa 1948.

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  • Documentary Aims to Wipe Away Society's Misunderstanding ...

    Children of Japanese “war brides” are working on a film project that explores the extraordinary stories of their mothers’ lives. War brides are women who wed occupation army soldiers and civilians in Japan at the end of World War II and immigrated to the homelands of their husbands.

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  • Share your Story - Fall Seven Times,Get Up Eight:The ...

    A multimedia documentary project Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight: The Japanese War Brides. About Watch Film News Share your Story Contact Doing justice to the Japanese war bride saga is a daunting task - our subjects are dispersed across the country. Most don't belong to any organization, and have tended to keep a low profile. But in a few years ...

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  • The stories of the ‘War Brides’ of Japan need to be told ...

    Jul 21, 2016· The stories of the ‘War Brides’ of Japan need to be told. One day in the early 1980s, my Japanese mother took my sister and me to an International District gift shop. A middle-aged Japanese American man working there glanced briefly towards us, before turning away apathetically. His body language seemed to indicate a reluctance to wait on us.

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  • INTO THE NEXT STAGE: Upcoming ‘War Bride’ Documentary May ...

    Jan 26, 2015· The fact that ‘Japanese war bride’ is an epithet, is an insult within the Japanese community is absurd,” Tolbert said. “I’d like to get into this.” Craft called it “outrageous” and said they want to set the record straight in their documentary.

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  • Ever wonder why those Japanese war brides never took a ...

    Indeed, the term “war bride” or Sensō (War) Hanayome (Brides) has been associated with sexual stereotypes such as prostitutes and bar , who often are derogatorily termed panpan. Some Japanese, including the Issei in the U.S., still view war brides with contempt for violating the Japanese social norm of in-group marriage.

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  • Daughters tell stories of 'war brides' despised back home ...

    Oct 05, 2014· So, Japanese war brides were typically condemned as prostitutes by their own communities and shunned as enemy aliens by their new neighbors in America. Scattered across the country, and often in ...

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