Personal recollections

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Personal recollections (295)

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Shig Miyaki Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-259-6)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: heavy police presence on Terminal Island

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 ...

Hank Shozo Umemoto Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-294-13)
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Hearing Issei rumors that Japan would win the war quickly

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Junkoh Harui Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-11-11)
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An eight-year-old's confusion after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was done outdoors in the Bainbridge Gardens Nursery which resulted in increased background noise and frequent interruptions by the business P.A. system.

George Yamada Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-187-15)
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Reaction to bombing of Pearl Harbor: a racist encounter at a movie theater

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.

Akio Hoshino Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-26-7)
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Issei and Nisei attitudes toward outbreak of war with Japan and mass removal
Tosh Tokunaga Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-241-9)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while in a movie theater
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-175-16)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "It was just terrifying"

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Francis Mas Fukuhara Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-9-8)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while in a movie theater
Bill Thompson Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-90-12)
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Hawaiian Japanese Americans rush to volunteer for service after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews and concentrated on a single topic, ...

Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-74-4)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Days following Pearl Harbor, "We're gonna put those Japs ... in camp, behind barbed wire"
Jimi Yamaichi Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-106-3)
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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)
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Events following Pearl Harbor: FBI pick-ups, buying and storing provisions
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-129-11)
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The bombing of Pearl Harbor: reaction of Japanese Americans, role of the media
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-152-10)
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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)
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Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while visiting with Japanese American soldiers
May K. Sasaki Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-79-9)
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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"
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