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The Nishiguchi family lived in Gerlach the late 1930's and 1940's.
- Sam Masaichi Nishiguchi b. 1884 in Japan
- "had been a section foreman for the Western Pacific Railroad in Gerlach, Nev., 70 miles north of Reno, since 1933. But after Pearl Harbor the railroad forced him to leave his job and his property in 1942." (UNR Silver and Blue)
- Yeano Nishiguchi b. 1893 in Japan
- Mary Nishiguchi b. 1915, d. 2012
- Obituary. Mary was a noted miniature artist and married Claude (Chad) Chadwell.
- Roy Nishiguchi b. 1916 in Utah
- Find A Grave "He moved to Gerlach, Nev., where he resided until entering the service in 1941."
- Authur Nishiguchi b. 1920
- Ida Nishiguchi b. 1923
- Bessie Nishiguchi b. 1924
- Gerlach 8th grade graduation in 1938 mentions Ida and Bessie, source is Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV 7 Jun 1938
- Grace Nishiguchi b. 1926
- Joy Nishiguchi b. 1928
- Elaine Nishiguchi b. 1936 in Utah
- Bombing practice at Pyramid ... and a World War II-era family suffers from UNR's Nevada Silver & Blue: Tell Me How Nevada Was, From the files of the University of Nevada Oral History Program. A first person account of being of Japanese descent during WWII in Gerlach. Spring 2007. Includes a picture of Roy Nishiguchi.
- Roy Nishiguchi's oral history of Gerlach duing WWII
- Renee Corona Kolvet, Victoria Ford, "The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada: From Boys to Men," Description of a Gerlach CCC camp by Claude Chadwell. Claude married Mary Nishiguchi.
- Claude Chadwell's obituary, Reno Gazette-Journal on Sept. 29, 2010