Personal recollections

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Personal recollections (262)

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Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-74-4)
vh Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-74-4)
The period leading up to the mass removal: losing one's faith in government
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-76-27)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-76-27)
Atmosphere and events following Pearl Harbor: denied service at a barbershop, being under surveillance by the FBI

This interview was conducted over two days at the Sakaharas' home.

Kay Matsuoka Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-48-12)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-48-12)
The bombing of Pearl Harbor: parents' attitude, "Whatever government says to do, we're to obey"; losing the farm, dressmaker's shop
Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-98-13)
vh Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-98-13)
Days following Pearl Harbor, "We're gonna put those Japs ... in camp, behind barbed wire"
Jimi Yamaichi Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-106-3)
vh Jimi Yamaichi Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-106-3)
Events following Pearl Harbor: a Caucasian friend's tearful warning, and opportunistic farmers look to cash in on the mass removal
Ayako Murakami - Masako Murakami Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-63-13)
vh Ayako Murakami - Masako Murakami Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-63-13)
Events following Pearl Harbor: FBI pick-ups, buying and storing provisions
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-129-11)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-129-11)
The bombing of Pearl Harbor: reaction of Japanese Americans, role of the media
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-152-10)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-152-10)
Returning to school after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; memories of a teacher who came to visit in concentration camp
May Ota Higa Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-174-17)
vh May Ota Higa Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-174-17)
Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while visiting with Japanese American soldiers
May K. Sasaki Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-79-9)
vh May K. Sasaki Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-79-9)
A six-year-old's perspective on Pearl Harbor, sensing the adults' anxiety
Ayame Tsutakawa Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-95-5)
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Reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I thought being Japanese, we might be killed on the street"
Ken Yoshida Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-428-6)
vh Ken Yoshida Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-428-6)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, evading curfew

This interview is incomplete. It ends after the first hour of taping, when Mr. Yoshida is describing serving time at the road camp for resisting the draft. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any ...

Kazie Good Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-429-3)
vh Kazie Good Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-429-3)
A jarring experience at school after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-139-21)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-139-21)
Memories of the period following the bombing of Pearl Harbor: unsure if Japanese and Japanese Americans from the Yakima valley would be removed
Bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-37-768)
img Bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-37-768)
Original caption: Naval photograph documenting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii which initiated US participation in World War II. Navy's caption: The terrific explosion of the destroyer USS SHAW when her magazine exploded after being bombed by Japanese aircraft in the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 12/07/1941
Chiyoko Yano Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1013-9-6)
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Burning Japanese books after the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "There was a worry of being targeted"
Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1008-5-9)
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1008-5-9)
Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while at Fort Lewis

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

Kenji Goto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1007-2-7)
vh Kenji Goto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1007-2-7)
Rumors in Hawaii after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 ...

Aiko Herzig Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-8-3)
vh Aiko Herzig Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-8-3)
A senior in high school when Pearl Harbor bombing took place: "we were treated with a sort of disdain"

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 ...

Gordon Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1012-2-4)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1012-2-4)
Coping with restrictions after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (audio only)

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

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 ...

Gordon Hirabayashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1012-2-3)
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Hearing about the bombing of Peal Harbor (audio only)

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

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 ...

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