Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-41-22)
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Student relocation to the Midwest: problems with sponsoring family
Mako Nakagawa Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-66-11)
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Memories of Minidoka: an ill mother, and a sister saddled with new responsibilities
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-168-13)
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Thoughts on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire": "I thought it was just unreasonable"
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-107-20)
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Community life in Minidoka concentration camp: bands, sumo, Japanese crafts, and other activities
Ted Kitayama Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-334-16)
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Leaving camp temporarily to work on a farm

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.

Ted Kitayama Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-334-15)
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Transferring to Minidoka

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 Fugami Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-7-34)
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Feelings about those who answered "no" to the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
Nobu Suzuki Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-87-3)
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Medical facilities and services in Minidoka

References are made to several of Nobu Suzuki's personal papers, which are currently available for public perusal at the University of Washington's Manuscripts and University Archives.

Nobu Suzuki Interview II Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-87-4)
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Personal need to get out of camp, feeling children should be in a "normal situation"

References are made to several of Nobu Suzuki's personal papers, which are currently available for public perusal at the University of Washington's Manuscripts and University Archives.

Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-98-19)
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Conditions in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, dust everywhere -- turning to mud in winter
Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-98-20)
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Leaving Minidoka concentration camp, finding a sponsor and a warm reception in Winetka, Illinois
Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-138-8)
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Deciding to volunteer for the army in hopes that father would be released; feeling conflicted upon being placed in a segregated unit

William Toshio Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was interviewed individually on November 14, 2002.

Before being ...

Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-138-6)
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Leaving camp temporarily to help local farmers with beet topping work

William Toshio Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was interviewed individually on November 14, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the Yasutake siblings had planned to conduct their ...

May Y. Namba Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-171-19)
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Conflict in camp: father's considers going to Japan, the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 57 (ddr-densho-1000-12-57)
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Organized activities, fresh vegetables and well-cooked rice at Minidoka concentration camp
Cherry Kinoshita Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-34-10)
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Meeting new people upon arrival at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-168-7)
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Getting married, working as head of the music department in Minidoka
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