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James Sakamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-1-16)
vh James Sakamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-1-16)
Having non-Japanese American barbershop customers

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Nellie Mitani Interview Segment 15 (ddr-manz-1-88-15)
vh Nellie Mitani Interview Segment 15 (ddr-manz-1-88-15)
Preparing for mass removal, receiving help from church community
Gladys Koshio Konishi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-manz-1-26-18)
vh Gladys Koshio Konishi Interview Segment 18 (ddr-manz-1-26-18)
Being the first Japanese American family to live in Carbondale, Illinois
Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-17-3)
vh Kats Kunitsugu - Paul Tsuneishi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-17-3)
Camp inmates' interaction with white communities outside of camp

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 76 (ddr-densho-1000-12-76)
vh Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 76 (ddr-densho-1000-12-76)
Thoughts on intermarriage within the Japanese American community
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-107-4)
vh Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-107-4)
Ethnic make-up of childhood neighborhood; first exposure to Italian culture
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-153-5)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-153-5)
Becoming friends with Mexican children while in elementary school

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as such.

Sam Ogo Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-193-4)
vh Sam Ogo Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-193-4)
Meeting people of other ethnicities while growing up

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.

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.

Mii Tai Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-186-5)
vh Mii Tai Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-186-5)
Memories of neighborhood, ethnic diversity

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.

Henry Miyatake Interview I Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-53-20)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview I Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-53-20)
Building a suitcase with a false bottom after talking with Jewish classmate
Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-102-4)
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-102-4)
Relations between Japanese and Italian immigrants: tasting spaghetti for the first time
Peter Irons Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-127-22)
vh Peter Irons Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-127-22)
Thoughts on being white, while working on civil rights issues with racial minorities
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vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-149-14)
Feeling comfortable playing in mixed-race music groups while in high school
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