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Personal recollections (291)

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Kinge Okauchi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-manz-1-39-13)
vh Kinge Okauchi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-manz-1-39-13)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, restrictions on travel
Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-manz-1-5-2)
vh Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-manz-1-5-2)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "Things aren't going to be the same around here anymore"
Taeko Joanne Iritani Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-45-7)
vh Taeko Joanne Iritani Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-45-7)
Coping with changes and restrictions following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-184-30)
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-184-30)
Driving back to Tacoma upon hearing of Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor
Sadaichi Kubota Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-40-11)
vh Sadaichi Kubota Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-40-11)
Cleaning up the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, seeing the "puffs of smoke"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview and tend to concentrate on ...

Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-105-12)
vh Henry Bruno Yamada Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-105-12)
Memories of bombing of Pearl Harbor, restrictions on Japanese Americans in Hawaii

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, namely, the ...

Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-432-20)
vh Tokio Yamane Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-432-20)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; receiving special dispensation to participate in a track meet before going to camp (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview. This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service ...

Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-168-9)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-168-9)
Hearing the news of Pearl Harbor bombing while in church choir rehearsal
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-153-35)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-153-35)
Memories of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I thought it was a joke or something"

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those ...

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-130-4)
vh Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-130-4)
Upon hearing of the Pearl Harbor attack, believing that the U.S. government would speak up and protect Japanese Americans: "but I was wrong"
Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-42-5)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-42-5)
Attending school the day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Mrs. Kurose was undergoing treatment for cancer and required frequent breaks and medication to help her with pain management.

Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-84-21)
vh Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-84-21)
Japanese physicians are hampered by curfew restrictions

References are made to several of Nobu Suzuki's personal papers, which are currently available for public perusal at the University of Washington's Manuscripts and University Archives.

Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-190-12)
vh Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-190-12)
Feeling uncomfortable upon returning to school; hearing of FBI arrests

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.

Kenge Kobayashi Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-37-2)
vh Kenge Kobayashi Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-37-2)
The bombing of Pearl Harbor: memories of a stressful time
Irene Najima Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-226-12)
vh Irene Najima Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-226-12)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I felt uncomfortable because I was of Japanese descent"
Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-98-16)
vh Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-98-16)
Violating the curfew to see sick mother-in-law, and father-in-law is detained
Jim M. Tanimoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-270-9)
vh Jim M. Tanimoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-270-9)
Feeling a difference in the community after the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "basically everything changed"
Cedrick M. Shimo Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-260-13)
vh Cedrick M. Shimo Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-260-13)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while attending Berkeley

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 ...

Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-338-15)
vh Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-338-15)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, attending school the next day

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 ...

Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-390-13)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-390-13)
Feeling uncomfortable in school 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 ...

Asano Terao Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-109-2)
vh Asano Terao Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-109-2)
Reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor; believing "there was no way Japan would win" (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed ...

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