Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Sally Sudo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1014-13-5)
vh Sally Sudo Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1014-13-5)
A child's memories of 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 the Department of the Interior.

Lucy Kirihara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1014-18-12)
vh Lucy Kirihara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1014-18-12)
Medical care in camp

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Lucy Kirihara Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1014-18-10)
vh Lucy Kirihara Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1014-18-10)
First impressions of Minidoka

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Lucy Kirihara Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1014-18-11)
vh Lucy Kirihara Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1014-18-11)
Attending school in camp

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Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1012-3-8)
vh Minoru Yasui Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1012-3-8)
The train ride to Minidoka (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1008-4-14)
vh Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1008-4-14)
Visiting relatives in Minidoka concentration camp while on furlough

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.

Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1008-4-15)
vh Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1008-4-15)
Impressions of Minidoka: "It was a strange feeling"

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-2-10)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-2-10)
Frustration with the registration questions involving renouncing allegiance to Japan

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, …

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-2-8)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-2-8)
Working for a ditch repair crew in Minidoka

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 …

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1002-2-13)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1002-2-13)
Working in the Minidoka fire department

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 focusing on …

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-2-9)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-2-9)
Helping to set up a rationing office in 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, instead …

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-2-7)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-2-7)
Memories of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho: two instances of "escaping" from 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 …

Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1001-7-11)
vh Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1001-7-11)
Description of difficult living conditions faced by Japanese Americans in camp
Tomiko Hayashida Egashira Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1001-24-7)
vh Tomiko Hayashida Egashira Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1001-24-7)
Transferring from Manzanar to Minidoka; comparing the two camps

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 …

Hisa Matsudaira Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-27-5)
vh Hisa Matsudaira Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-27-5)
Transferring to Minidoka to join other family members

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Tadashi Sakuma Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-34-5)
vh Tadashi Sakuma Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-34-5)
Transferring to Minidoka

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Isao Yamashita Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1001-26-6)
vh Isao Yamashita Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1001-26-6)
Signing the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Isao Yamashita Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-26-5)
vh Isao Yamashita Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-26-5)
Transferring to Minidoka

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Iku Amatatsu Watanabe Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1001-36-8)
vh Iku Amatatsu Watanabe Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1001-36-8)
Transferring from Manzanar to Minidoka

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Iku Amatatsu Watanabe Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-36-5)
vh Iku Amatatsu Watanabe Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1001-36-5)
Leaving camp and moving to Chicago

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.

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