Personal recollections

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Personal recollections (262)

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Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-318-14)
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Seeing the military planes fly over during 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 ...

Jimi Yamaichi Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-106-4)
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A friend's offer to care for the farm while family is incarcerated
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.

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.

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
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.

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
Marianne West Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-120-3)
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Hearing news of Pearl Harbor bombing: disbelief, then gradual realization

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Sadaichi Kubota Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-40-10)
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Witness to the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 the individual's military service ...

Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-68-11)
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Pearl Harbor: "Japan seemed so far away that it's not going to affect us... but I was wrong"
Sarah Sato Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-81-12)
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Aftermath of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii: blackouts, gas masks
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 ...

Earl Hanson Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-160-10)
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Memories of Pearl Harbor bombing and aftermath; watching Japanese American friends prepare for mass removal

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 ...

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"
Larry
vh Larry "Shorty" Kazumura Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-199-7)
Witnessing Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, dealing with the aftermath
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
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 ...

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 interviews ...

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 collection ...

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 life ...

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 not ...

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 typically ...

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