Heart Mountain

Concentration Camp

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Ted Hamachi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-manz-1-91-15)
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Father wants to return to Japan during the registration period
Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 22 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-22)
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Working with farmers from different regions to develop concentration camp farm system
Shizuko
vh Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-4-6)
Living conditions in Heart Mountain

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
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Unrest surrounding the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in camp

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George Hanada Interview Segment 7 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-7)
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A hostile situation while on work leave: getting shot at

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Shig Yabu Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1011-10-9)
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Description of camp facilities: churches, library

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.

Shig Yabu Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1011-10-4)
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Recreational activities in camp

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Bill Shishima Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1011-1-5)
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Participating in Boy Scout activities in camp

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1011-10-7)
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Participating in Boy Scouts in camp

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1011-10-13)
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Recalling Ben Kuroki's visit to camp

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Bill Shishima Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1011-1-6)
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Making the best of the camp situation

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Frank Emi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-9-6)
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Deciding to qualify answers to the so-called "loyalty questions"

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 ...

Frank Emi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-9-10)
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Sending press releases and news bulletins to newspapers outside of camp

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 ...

Frank Emi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-9-7)
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Attending hearings regarding qualified answers to the so-called "loyalty questions"

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 ...

Yosh Kuromiya Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-8-3)
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Feeling disappointed at Minoru Yasui's attempts to discourage a test case

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead ...

Gloria Kubota Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-122-13-5)
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Husband's work for the Fair Play Committee

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues ...

Frank Emi Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-5-4)
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Living and working in the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

Judy Murakami Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1014-17-5)
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Being removed to Heart Mountain with family

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.

Joan Ritchie Doi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1011-4-3)
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Going to school with future husband in camp

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Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1005-1-8)
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Cultivating a flower garden

Eiichi Edward Sakauye shot footage of the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, from 1943-1945, on 8 mm film. This interview is of Mr. Sakauye providing voice-over descriptions for his original footage.

Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1005-1-4)
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Served food in the mess hall

Eiichi Edward Sakauye shot footage of the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, from 1943-1945, on 8 mm film. This interview is of Mr. Sakauye providing voice-over descriptions for his original footage.

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