Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Henry Miyatake Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-56)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-56)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Had some key childhood experiences with discrimination that made him a self-described, "independent thinker," and later, an influential figure in the Japanese American community. While a teenager in camp, he wrote and defended an essay criticizing the United States ...
Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-147-13)
vh Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-147-13)
Discussion of policy changes taking place at Minidoka, both in regards to leave clearance and the education system
Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-147-10)
vh Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-147-10)
Discussion of students taught at Minidoka: one the whole, positive memories
Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-147-5)
vh Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-147-5)
Memories of the arduous journey by train to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho
Mitsu Fukui Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-140-23)
vh Mitsu Fukui Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-140-23)
Working in Minidoka concentration camp: laundress for the kitchen workers, husband a camp policeman
Louise Kashino Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-31-18)
vh Louise Kashino Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-31-18)
Mother's influence on decision to leave camp to attend college in Chicago

For the first hour of this interview, an additional camera crew from KCTS Television was also present.

Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-84-27)
vh Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-84-27)
Initial impressions of 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 I Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-84-33)
vh Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-84-33)
Discussion of strained relationships between Nisei and Kibei 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.

Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 57 (ddr-densho-1000-12-57)
vh Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 57 (ddr-densho-1000-12-57)
Organized activities, fresh vegetables and well-cooked rice at Minidoka concentration camp
Ted Kitayama Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-334-16)
vh Ted Kitayama Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-334-16)
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 ...

George Fugami Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-7-34)
vh George Fugami Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-7-34)
Feelings about those who answered "no" to the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
Ted Kitayama Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-334-15)
vh Ted Kitayama Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-334-15)
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.

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 18 (December 1, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 18 (December 1, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-43)
Selected article titles: "Redress Entitlement Is Go!: Bush Signs Commerce, State, Justice and Judiciary Appropriations Bill" (p. 1), "Redress Proponents Comment on Redress Entitlement" (p. 1), "Caltech's Professor Tanouye, Denied Tenure, Presents His Case" (pp. 1, 7), and "JACL Minidoka Project Wants to Make Sure Nisei War Dead of WWII List Is 100%" (p. 3).
Ed Tsutakawa Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-196-17)
vh Ed Tsutakawa Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-196-17)
Feeling frustrated on the difficult train ride to Minidoka concentration camp

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Fumiko Uyeda Groves Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-10-19)
vh Fumiko Uyeda Groves Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-10-19)
First impressions of Minidoka concentration camp, rattlesnakes underfoot
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