23 Matching Annotations
  1. Nov 2019
    1. Christian Reclamation Center

      christain reclamation center potential workplace

    2. a drive-in restaurant

      drive in near funeral home, reached by car

    3. THE BUDDHIST church up on the hill next to a playground

      buddhist church were mama's funeral was held

    4. “I'm going to Portland with him tomorrow.”


    5. They walked a few blocks to a freshly painted frame house that was situated behind a neatly kept lawn. “Nice house,” he said.

      kumasakas house

    6. They walked six blocks, then six more, and still another six before they turned into a three-story frame building. The Ashidas, parents and three daughters, occupied four rooms on the second floor.

      Ashidas apartment building

    7. Wonder Bread bakery way up on Nineteenth, where a nickel used to buy a bagful of day-old stuff. That was thirteen and a half blocks, all uphill. He knew the distance by heart because he'd walked it twice every day to go to grade school, which was a half-block beyond the bakery or fourteen blocks from home.

      womder bread bakery school he attended

    8. The grocery store was the same one the Ozakis had operated for many years. That's all his father had had to say. Come to the grocery store which was once the store of the  Ozakis.

      grocerystore belonging to Ozakis that ichiros family lives in

    9. He walked past the pool parlor,

      pool parlor

    10. A shooting gallery stood where once  had been a clothing store; fish and chips had replaced a jewelry shop

      clothing store/shooting gallery fish and chips/jewelry shop

    11. movie house

      movie house jackson street

    12. Jackson Street started at the waterfront and stretched past the two train depots and up the hill all the way to the lake, where the houses were bigger and cleaner and had garages with late-model cars in them. For Ichiro, Jackson Street signified that section of the city immediately beyond the railroad tracks between Fifth and Twelfth Avenues. That was the section which used to be pretty much Japanese town. It was adjacent to Chinatown and most of the gambling and prostitution and drinking seemed to favor the area.

      jackson street 5th ave 12 ave

    13. Chicago


    14. New York

      new york

    15. Pearl Harbor

      pearl harbor

    16. He walked toward the railroad depot where the tower with the clocks on all four sides was. It was a dirty looking tower of ancient brick. It was a dirty city. Dirtier, certainly, than it had a right to be after only four years.

      railroad depot

    17. TWO WEEKS AFTER HIS TWENTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY, ICHIRO got off a bus at Second and Main in Seattle.

      second and main

  2. Oct 2019
    1. the branching timeline in Charles Renouvier’s 1876 Uchronia (Utopia in History): An Apocryphal Sketch of the Development of European Civilization Not as It Was But as It Might Have Been, depicting both the actual course of history and the various alternative paths that might have been if other actions had been taken.

      example of successful multiple timeline paths

    2. But none of this made Priestley’s chart any less striking in its day. In fact, the idea of a timeline was still strange enough in the mid-eighteenth century that it required a certain amount of explanation.

      the chart is very striking and revolutionary idea of the time

    3. Over the course of the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries, the convention of the timeline was progressively naturalized.

      background concerning when the timeline was becoming natural.

    1. “I saw Eto.” “That jerk. What'd he do? Spit on you?” “Yeah, how did you know?” “We got troubles, but that crud's got more and ain't got sense enough to know it. Six months he was in the army. You know that? Six lousy months and he wangled himself a medical discharge. I been hearin' about him. He ever try that on me, I'll stick a knife in him.”

      the tension between the Japanese culture grows after the war

    2. Ichiro regarded the bottle skeptically: “You drink all this?” “Yes, tonight.” “That's quite a bit.” “Ya, but I finish.” “What are you celebrating?” “Life.”

      the change in Japanese mannerisms after the interment lead to thins like abuse of drugs

    3. “He has suffered, but I make no apologies for him or for myself. If he had given his life for Japan, I could not be prouder.”

      older generation still holds praise for japan and wants to see japan win the war