Portland

Temporary Assembly Center

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Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-one-7-62-17)
vh Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 17 (ddr-one-7-62-17)
Asserting independence in camp

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Mary Iwasaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-53-13)
vh Mary Iwasaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-53-13)
First impressions of assembly center

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Henry Sakamoto Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-33-5)
vh Henry Sakamoto Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-33-5)
Adjusting to lack of privacy in camp

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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
Emi Somekawa Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-378-16)
vh Emi Somekawa Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-378-16)
Having a child in camp

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Kara Kondo Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-139-27)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-139-27)
Early memories of life in assembly center: "You're in a daze for a while until you get your bearings"
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 7 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-24)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 7 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-24)
Selected article titles: "Sign Painters Move" (p. 1), "Comm. - Exer. Coming Wed. 75 Students to Graduate in Arena" (p. 1), "190 Workers Heads for East Ore." (p. 1), "Canteen Now Busy" (p. 5), "General Aid for Your Health" (p. 6).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 1 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-22)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 1 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-22)
Selected article titles: "Tulelake Crew Being Recruited" (p. 1), "Fire Tests to be Held" (p. 2), "Explosion One Injured" (p. 3), "Typhoid Inoculations Wednesday Morning (May 20)" (p. 4).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 13 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-10)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 13 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-10)
Selected article titles: "McFarland Cautions Smokers. Increase of Fire Hazards Noted" (p. 1), "Girl Injured" (p. 1), "Sixth Group of Sugar Beet Workers Leave" (p. 1), "Young Men Register" (p. 1), "No. of Pages to Diminish" (p. 2), "Canteen Now Most Popular Department in Center" (p. 3), "Jobs Open to Populace" (p. 3).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 20 (July 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-14)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 20 (July 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-14)
Selected article titles: "Coupon Books to be Issued. New Set-Up to be Used" (p. 1), "Curfew Orders Received" (p. 1), "Vital Meeting Monday Night" (p. 1), "Issuance of Clothing Under-Way" (p. 1), "Pygmy's Day Program All Set for Saturday" (p. 1), "Epidemic of Measles End" (p. 3), "Model Plane Contest. Contest to be Held August ...
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 14 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-25)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 14 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-25)
Selected article titles: "S.R.O's Filled Out by 125 Students" (p. 1), "Insurance Survey Being Held by WCCA" (p. 1), "Barber Shop Now Open for Business" (p. 1), "Men's Glee to Appear" (p. 3).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 2 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-28)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. II No. 2 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-28)
Selected article titles: "Extra! We're Going to Wyoming & Idaho. Washington-Wyoming. Oregon-Idaho" (p. 1).
North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 23 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-17)
doc North Portland Evacuazette Vol. I No. 23 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-120-17)
Selected article titles: "Administrative Change in Order. Bican Announces New System" (p. 1), "3rd Pay Roll Checks Total $11,000" (p. 1), "Board of Section Mgrs. Organized" (p. 1), "Buddhists Hold First Social Fete" (p. 3), "17 Registers for Art Class" (p. 3), "Japanese Music Night Coming" (p. 3), "375 Articles Turned Over to Soldiers" (p ...
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

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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

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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

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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

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Tsuguo
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-123-10)
Memories of the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon: working to distribute dairy products, help people settle

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Fumi Kaseguma Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-203-11)
vh Fumi Kaseguma Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-203-11)
Life in the Portland Assembly Center, a former livestock exposition area
Marjorie Matsushita Sperling Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-273-16)
vh Marjorie Matsushita Sperling Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-273-16)
Home community divided and sent to separate camps

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Mass removal instructions document from page of scrapbook (ddr-densho-72-40)
doc Mass removal instructions document from page of scrapbook (ddr-densho-72-40)
Mass removal instructions by the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. From page of "Scrapbook: 1943-45."
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