Personal recollections

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Personal recollections (262)

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Aiko Herzig Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-8-3)
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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 ...

Kenji Suematsu Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1003-11-3)
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Mother has a nervous breakdown and father is picked up by the FBI 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 ...

Frank Emi Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-20-2)
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Memories of the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, curfew

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 on issues ...

Lily Kajiwara Interview Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-105-7)
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FBI ransacking of family home after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Akiko Okuno Interview Segment 14 (ddr-manz-1-133-14)
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Destroying family's belongings after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 7 (ddr-one-7-35-7)
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Hearing about 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 the Interior.

Victor Ikeda Interview Segment 21 (ddr-manz-1-23-21)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while in a movie theater
George Maeda Interview Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-159-7)
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"Drastic" life changes after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Tom Akashi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-164-11)
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Father's arrest by the FBI: targeted because of childhood friendship with Japanese admiral
Mits Takahashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-207-9)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "We were really bewildered more than anything else"
Louise Kashino Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-31-10)
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Pearl Harbor: "We were Americans, like everyone else..."

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

Henry Miyatake Interview I Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-53-17)
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FBI seizure of weapons and radio equipment after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Yuri Kochiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-257-4)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while teaching Sunday school; father's arrest by the FBI
Archie Miyatake Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-299-12)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: father had to photograph a wedding

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 ...

Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-190-10)
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Hearing news of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor: "I felt vulnerable"

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.

Gene Akutsu Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-1-6)
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A boy's shock and anxiety, and reactions of school peers after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
May Y. Namba Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-171-11)
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Aftermath of Pearl Harbor: returning to school, dealing with curfew and other restrictions
Giro Nakagawa Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-422-11)
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Being removed from the oyster farm station house after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-222-12)
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The effects of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on family and community
Sarah Sato Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-81-12)
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Aftermath of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii: blackouts, gas masks
Sarah Sato Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-81-13)
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Attitude toward Japan after the bombing: "to me, they were the enemy"
Jane Komeiji Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-406-10)
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Hearing about 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 the Interior.

Kazue Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-197-7)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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.

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