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May Y. Namba Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-171-20)
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Leaving camp temporarily for Spokane, Washington; encountering discrimination on the way back to camp
Mii Tai Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-186-9)
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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)
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Issues of racism and identity, learning a meaningful poem in school
Mako Nakagawa Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-66-21)
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Parents' struggles to reestablish their lives and find work
Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga Interview II Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-250-11)
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Experiencing prejudice in school following the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "At that point, I was mad at Japan"
May Ota Higa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-174-10)
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Moving to Ellensburg, Washington, and attending college; experiencing discrimination by a professor
Martha Nishitani Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-71-12)
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Refused service on a public bus after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-42-14)
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Housing discrimination in postwar Seattle, involvement in open housing effort

Mrs. Kurose was undergoing treatment for cancer and required frequent breaks and medication to help her with pain management.

May K. Sasaki Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-79-6)
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Father's difficulty with discrimination in the retail business
Shosuke Sasaki Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-78-26)
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Efforts to stop the newspaper industry's use of the word "Jap"
Lawson I. Sakai Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-472-13)
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Returning home to wife's family's neighborhood after the war, experiencing discrimination
Jimi Yamaichi Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-106-18)
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Facing discrimination at the Elks Club, "No Orientals... allowed in the club"
Jimi Yamaichi Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-106-17)
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Persistence pays off, finally allowed into the carpenters' union
Joe Yasutake Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-136-11)
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Encountering discrimination when trying to join a fraternity at Lawrence College

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

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

Henry Miyatake Interview V Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-57-7)
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Disappointing lack of support from other Japanese American engineers at Boeing
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