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Personal recollections (262)

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Frank Sumida Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-261-13)
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Consequences of Pearl Harbor: losing father's restaurant business

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Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-41-13)
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"I no longer felt I was an equal American": reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Art Abe Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-206-17)
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Feeling bitter upon being removed: "I couldn't believe what the government was doing to us"
Daniel Inouye Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-28-4)
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Attitude and recollections of Japanese Americans living in Hawaii during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule ...

Bo T. Sakaguchi Interview Segment 2 (ddr-manz-1-8-2)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, having the support of a schoolteacher
Frances Midori Tashiro Kaji Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-258-10)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: returning to school the next day

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Mary Hamano Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-215-12)
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Spending the day in L.A.'s Japantown when Pearl Harbor was bombed
Mary Hirata Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-22-10)
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Reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor: burning all things Japanese
Misa Taketa Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-436-7)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a search of home by the county sheriff
Kazuko Iwahashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-337-10)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: father's angry reaction

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Jim Akutsu Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-2-15)
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Foreseeing the outbreak of war and trying to volunteer for service; discrimination experiences in the National Guard and ROTC

Interview was conducted over two days because of delays caused by technical difficulties.

Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-320-10)
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Seeing the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack

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Art Shibayama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-151-8)
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Grandparents deported to Peru after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; rest of family taken away by ship
Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-119-2)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; feeling startled by the power of the Japanese navy

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

Sarah Sato Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-81-14)
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Life in Hawaii following the bombing, carrying "American" identification cards and building bomb shelters
Fumiko Hayashida Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-15-12)
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Family's response to FBI pick-up; preparing for mass removal
George Yoshida Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-132-20)
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Feeling self-conscious after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; hearing racist propaganda, rumors
Aya Uenishi Medrud Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-213-7)
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Feeling that others couldn't distinguish between Japanese and Japanese Americans following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Tomiye Terasaki Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-122-8)
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The bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I was just so shocked" (Japanese language)

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

Rae Takekawa Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-89-11)
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Reaction to Pearl Harbor: "I realized ... I was not the same as my friends"
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 42 (ddr-densho-1000-118-42)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; surprise that Japan would attack the United States

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

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