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Shimako
vh Shimako "Sally" Kitano Interview Segment 16 (ddr-manz-1-54-16)
Adjusting to life after returning to Bainbridge Island; barred from joining the Girl Scouts
Masako Yoshida Interview Segment 24 (ddr-manz-1-153-24)
vh Masako Yoshida Interview Segment 24 (ddr-manz-1-153-24)
Returning to California to raise a family, facing discrimination
Alfred
vh Alfred "Al" Miyagishima Interview Segment 10 (ddr-manz-1-27-10)
Growing up in a non-Japanese American community: "Why was I born Japanese?"
Hikoji Takeuchi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-10-3)
vh Hikoji Takeuchi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-10-3)
Experiencing racism following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-107-7)
vh Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-107-7)
Encountering racial discrimination: denial of access to public pool
Kay Matsuoka Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-48-41)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-48-41)
Postwar return: facing discrimination, even from churches
Mits Takahashi Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-207-30)
vh Mits Takahashi Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-207-30)
Hearing about discrimination encountered by family upon return to the West Coast
Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-138-33)
vh Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-138-33)
Raising a family, experiencing discrimination when trying to buy a home in Bothell, Washington

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 …

Mii Tai Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-186-9)
vh Mii Tai Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-186-9)
Ethnic make-up of high school; experiencing discrimination

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.

Mako Nakagawa Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-66-23)
vh Mako Nakagawa Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-66-23)
Issues of racism and identity, learning a meaningful poem in school
Henry Miyatake Interview I Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-53-9)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview I Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-53-9)
First encounters with racism: barred from viewing an airplane at Boeing
Kay Matsuoka Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-48-9)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-48-9)
Denied the honor of being commencement speaker because of Japanese ancestry; accepting discrimination, "shikata ga nai"
Nobu Suzuki Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-87-6)
vh Nobu Suzuki Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-87-6)
Experiencing prejudice on the way to Spokane

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.

Sam Ogo Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-193-19)
vh Sam Ogo Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-193-19)
Postwar work; a single encounter with discrimination

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.

May Ota Higa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-174-10)
vh May Ota Higa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-174-10)
Moving to Ellensburg, Washington, and attending college; experiencing discrimination by a professor
Mako Nakagawa Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-66-21)
vh Mako Nakagawa Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-66-21)
Parents' struggles to reestablish their lives and find work
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