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Personal recollections (291)

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George Iseri Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-40-15)
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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.

George Nakata Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-29-10)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor from parents

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 ...

Masako Yoshida Interview Segment 10 (ddr-manz-1-153-10)
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Coping with restrictions after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Bob Utsumi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1013-8-8)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while in a movie theater
Jimmie Omura Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1002-11-17)
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Publishing a Nisei magazine and working in a flower market when World War II broke out

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 ...

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1002-2-5)
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Thoughts on the bombing of Pearl Harbor, memories of anti-Japanese sentiment in the American press

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 ...

Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-janm-13-1-10)
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The aftermath of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: volunteering as supply clerk at a first aid station, handing out gas masks

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 ...

Joseph Norio Uemura Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1014-3-16)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, discussing situation with parents
George Koshi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1008-1-6)
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The bombing of Pearl Harbor: "What a stupid act on the part of Japan"to Denver

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

Takashi Matsui Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1008-4-9)
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Attitude towards attack on Pearl Harbor: a cowardly move

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

Aiko Herzig Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1002-8-6)
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Experiencing hostility and discrimination in high school after 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 ...

Sumiko Yamauchi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-manz-1-135-6)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor and feeling isolated the next day at school
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 ...

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

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 ...

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"

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 ...

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
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