Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

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Fred Oda Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1015-9-19)
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Moving to the Poston concentration camp; coping with difficult conditions
Tom I. Mine Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1015-4-22)
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Observing the impact of the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
Jiro Sugidono Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1015-2-17)
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Transferring to Poston Camp 2 to be near friends from hometown
Jiro Sugidono Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1015-2-19)
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Witnessing tensions caused by the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
Kitako Izumizaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1015-3-13)
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The train ride to Poston concentration camp: heat causes food to spoil
Kitako Izumizaki Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1015-3-14)
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Living in Poston Camp 1: interacting with Japanese Americans from Los Angeles
Kitako Izumizaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1015-3-18)
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Returning to Poston to have child while husband served overseas in military
Nikki Bridges Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1012-15-1)
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Daily memories of camp (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 recommendations expressed in this material are …

Roy Takai Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1004-5-1)
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Being recruited for the Military Intelligence Service out of the Poston concentration 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 …

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-10-10)
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Feelings of camp residents: discouragement, bitterness, but also memories of fun activities

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not …

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-10-9)
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Writing a serial murder mystery for the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead …

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-10-8)
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Working for the Poston Chronicle, the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

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