Portland

Temporary Assembly Center

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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 …

Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-3-7)
vh Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-3-7)
Observing the difficult living conditions in camp: "it infuriated me" (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 or …

George Nakata Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-29-13)
vh George Nakata Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-29-13)
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.

George Nakata Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-29-14)
vh George Nakata Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-29-14)
Adjusting to life 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.

Yoji J. Matsushima Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-54-6)
vh Yoji J. Matsushima Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-54-6)
Preparing for mass removal and first impressions of 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 …

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.

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.

Alice Matsumoto Ando Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-73-4)
vh Alice Matsumoto Ando Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-73-4)
A child's memories of 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.

Shizuko
vh Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-4-5)
Memories of the Portland Assembly Center: "Life there was just a noisy terrible confusion"

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 …

Hiro Heidi Inahara Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-75-5)
vh Hiro Heidi Inahara Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-75-5)
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.

George Tsugawa Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-57-9)
vh George Tsugawa Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-57-9)
Memories of the Portland Assembly Center: "that was miserable living there"

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 …

Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-one-7-22-12)
vh Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-one-7-22-12)
First arriving 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.

Emiko Namba Kikkawa Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-58-9)
vh Emiko Namba Kikkawa Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-58-9)
Adjusting to life 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.

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.

George Azumano Interview Segment 16 (ddr-one-7-32-16)
vh George Azumano Interview Segment 16 (ddr-one-7-32-16)
Living conditions at 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.

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

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.

Tomiko Takeuchi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-one-7-68-7)
vh Tomiko Takeuchi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-one-7-68-7)
Hearing about mother's hardships with a new baby in camp
Yoichi
vh Yoichi "Cannon" Kitayama Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-46-13)
Living conditions at 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.

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.

Frances Ota Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-13-3)
vh Frances Ota Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-13-3)
Removed to the Portland Assembly Center with sister

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.

Masuko Oyama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-51-8)
vh Masuko Oyama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-51-8)
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

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 …

Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-22-15)
vh Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-22-15)
Recreational activities 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.

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.

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