Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

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Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-92-21)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-92-21)
Going from student to teacher at school

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-394-18)
vh Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-394-18)
Work in camp: delivering milk

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.

Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-394-20)
vh Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-394-20)
Attending school in camp

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Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-394-23)
vh Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-394-23)
Witnessing a strike in Poston

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Dave T. Maruya Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-403-17)
vh Dave T. Maruya Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-403-17)
Working as a milk truck driver in camp

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Dave T. Maruya Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-403-18)
vh Dave T. Maruya Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-403-18)
Participating in sports in camp

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Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-92-22)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-92-22)
Attending a meeting to decide how to answer the so-called "loyalty questions"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-92-23)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-92-23)
Parents' reaction to decision to fight in WWII, "He's nothing but a little kid"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-92-17)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-92-17)
Life in Poston concentration camp: people were "fainting like flies" from the heat

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-92-19)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-92-19)
An accident while working in the camp mess hall

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-92-24)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-92-24)
Called up for military duty at seventeen years old

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-377-16)
vh Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-377-16)
Family signs "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-377-15)
vh Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-377-15)
Nearly drowning in camp

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Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-377-13)
vh Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-377-13)
Leaving camp temporarily on fishing outings

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Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-377-11)
vh Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-377-11)
Remembering the train ride to camp

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Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-377-14)
vh Yukio Kawaratani Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-377-14)
Life in camp as a young person: attending school, breaking wrist

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George Yoshida Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-132-22)
vh George Yoshida Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-132-22)
Preparing for mass removal: destroying Japanese cultural items, bringing popular music records; traveling to Poston concentration camp, Arizona
George Yoshida Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-132-26)
vh George Yoshida Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-132-26)
Witnessing medical reactions to incarceration while working at a camp hospital
George Yoshida Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-132-30)
vh George Yoshida Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-132-30)
Enjoying playing in the Music Makers, Poston's dance band: "We played more for ourselves than for the entertainment of others"
George Yoshida Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-132-27)
vh George Yoshida Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-132-27)
Comparing incarceration experience with Native American situation
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