Portland

Temporary Assembly Center

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North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 1 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-20)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 1 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-20)
Selected article titles: "8th Group to Leave for Beets" (p. 1), "Boy Scout Court of Honor August 25" (p. 1), "Final Report. Recreation Department" (p. 1).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 17 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-26)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 17 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-26)
Selected article titles: "Some to Leave Here for Tule Lake Soon. Pinedale Residents Begin North-ward Journey" (p. 1), "Nisei Forum Acclaimed Success. Elective Advisors Chief Topic of Forum" (p. 1), "Physical Examinations Completed" (p. 3), "Who Does Mom's Work? General Laborers Do Everything" (p. 4).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 10 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-7)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 10 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-7)
Selected article titles: "500 Expected for the Zombie Day Schedule All Set" (p. 1), "Four Families Leaving Tonite Bound for Tule Lake" (p. 1), "46 Pass Exam to Become as Competent First Aiders" (p. 1), "Information Pliss. "You Askem Maybe We Tellem"" (p. 4), "For College Students -- New for Further Education" (p. 6).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 4 (May 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-2)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 4 (May 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-2)
Selected article titles: "3rd Baby" (p. 1), "12 Students Arrives From OSC and O of O" (p. 1), "Art Exhibit" (p. 1), "Visiting Rules Changed" (p. 2), "A Tribute to Women" (p. 21).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 21 (July 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-15)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 21 (July 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-15)
Selected article titles: "Pygmy Day Acclaimed Success. Teen-Age Youths Take Over Day" (p. 1), "Tea Planned for Mothers Saturday" (p. 1), "Join in the War Effort" (p. 1), "Center Draws Praise" (p. 1), "Bars, Cigs for Soldiers" (p. 3), "Welfare Dept. Serves Many" (p. 3).
Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1012-3-6)
vh Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1012-3-6)
Impressions of the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon: "the conditions were terrible" (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions ...

Lilly Kobayashi Irinaga Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-47-13)
vh Lilly Kobayashi Irinaga Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-47-13)
Living conditions in Portland: a medical emergency

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Sumi Ikata Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-71-9)
vh Sumi Ikata Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-71-9)
Crowded conditions in the assembly center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-22-14)
vh Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-22-14)
Living conditions in camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Jim Tsugawa Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-55-11)
vh Jim Tsugawa Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-55-11)
Dealing with extreme weather conditions in camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Kena Gimba Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-2-3)
vh Kena Gimba Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-2-3)
Sent to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, with two children

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Ruth Sasaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-64-10)
vh Ruth Sasaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-64-10)
Meeting new friends at the assembly center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 16 (ddr-one-7-62-16)
vh Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 16 (ddr-one-7-62-16)
First impressions of the Portland Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-22-13)
vh Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-22-13)
Leaving camp temporarily to work in the sugar beet fields

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Jim Tsugawa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-55-10)
vh Jim Tsugawa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-55-10)
Coping with living conditions in the assembly center

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Dan Hinatsu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-60-8)
vh Dan Hinatsu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-60-8)
Passing the time in camp

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Kay Teramura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-41-5)
vh Kay Teramura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-41-5)
First impressions of the Portland Assembly Center: "we accepted it"

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of ...

Frances Sumida Palk Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-72-8)
vh Frances Sumida Palk Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-72-8)
A few childhood memories of Portland Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Kara Kondo Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-139-28)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-139-28)
Life in the North Portland Assembly Center, Oregon: cramped living quarters, working for the camp newsletter
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