Topaz (Central Utah)

Concentration Camp

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Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-222-19)
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Brother has difficulty in camp because of his stance supporting Japanese Americans volunteering for the military
Dorothy Michiko Ishimatsu Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-398-7)
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Visiting friends in the Topaz concentration camp

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Harry Kawahara Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-368-7)
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First impressions of Topaz

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Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-222-22)
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Leaving camp and becoming the first Japanese American family in Cleveland, Ohio
Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-222-18)
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First impressions of Topaz: ostracized by Japanese Americans from the West Coast
K. Morgan Yamanaka Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-329-15)
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Arriving in Topaz: "my first impression of Topaz was essentially that it was a terrible place"
Fred Y. Hoshiyama Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-275-26)
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Leaving camp to attend college

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Fred Y. Hoshiyama Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-275-25)
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A lucrative job in camp

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Fred Y. Hoshiyama Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-275-24)
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Volunteering to help set up Topaz, greeted by a former YMCA colleague

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Kiyo Yoshimura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-344-9)
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Adjusting to life in camp

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Kiyo Yoshimura Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-344-10)
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Working a nurse's aide in camp

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Minoru Kiyota Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-36-9)
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Description of FBI interrogation in camp, and impact on response to the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview …

Toru Saito Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-307-9)
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Returning to Topaz and finding marbles buried there as a child
Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-337-20)
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Leaving camp and returning home

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Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-337-17)
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Studying music in camp

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Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-337-18)
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Memories of camp as an adolescent

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Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-337-16)
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Attending school in camp, participating in the Girls Reserve

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Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-337-19)
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Attending camp dances

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Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-337-15)
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Memories of the train ride to camp

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Kiwamu
vh Kiwamu "Kiyo" Tsuchida Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-405-17)
Transferring with family to Topaz

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Tom Akashi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-164-17)
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Discussion with father on journey to Topaz concentration camp, father indicates desire to leave camp as soon as possible
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