Personal recollections

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Personal recollections (295)

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Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 9 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-9)
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The aftermath of Pearl Harbor: "everything was turmoil"

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.

Bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-37-769)
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Original caption: Naval photograph documenting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii which initiated US participation in World War II. Navy's caption: Colors flying from USS WEST VIRGINIA(left) and USS ARIZONA (right) aflame, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor of Dec. 7, 1941., 12/07/1941
Frank Emi Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1002-9-1)
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Growing up in Los Angeles and getting married before World War II; reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-10-4)
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Memories of hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: a question over citizenship

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 in this collection are typically ...

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1002-6-2)
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Facing a hostile reaction in school and community following the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 in this collection are ...

Fumiko Hayashida Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1001-1-1)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "we were unhappy and scared"
Homer Yasui Interview I Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-26-9)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "My heart sank down to my toes"

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 ...

Chester Tanaka Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1007-6-2)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I was just stunned when I heard the news" (audio only)

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 ...

Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1002-4-16)
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Thoughts on the bombing of Pearl Harbor; preparing for mass removal: slaughtering chickens, disposing of belongings

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 in this ...

Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-1-3)
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Personal as well as community reactions to the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 in this collection are typically not ...

Matsue Watanabe Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1001-9-2)
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Hearing news of bombing of Pearl Harbor along with visiting soldiers
Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-27-14)
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The effects of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on the Hood River Japanese American community

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 ...

Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-2-3)
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Personal and family reactions to the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 12 (ddr-one-7-62-12)
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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 22 (ddr-manz-1-23-22)
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Returning to school on December 8th: "it was kind of a funny feeling"
Miyoko Uzaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-manz-1-156-10)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, remembering arrests of community leaders
Rose Tanaka Interview Segment 11 (ddr-manz-1-145-11)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, support from a family friend, a retired military officer
Kinge Okauchi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-manz-1-39-13)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, restrictions on travel
Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-manz-1-5-2)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "Things aren't going to be the same around here anymore"
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