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Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1002-5-14)
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The changing Japanese American communities after World War II; the silence of Japanese Americans about their experiences

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 ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1002-10-17)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1002-10-17)
Reflections on incarceration experience: feeling angry

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 histories, instead primarily focusing on issues ...

Mitsue Matsui Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1008-3-13)
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Food in Topaz concentration camp

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

Dorothy H. Sato Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-50-9)
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Mother's emotional difficulties adjusting to camp

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.

Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 42 (ddr-densho-1000-84-42)
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Helping people relocate to various cities

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.

Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 20 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-20)
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The difficulty of reestablishing lives after the incarceration

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Jim Akutsu Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-2-21)
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Impact of incarceration on family: reunion with a changed father

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

Jim Akutsu Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-2-22)
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Thoughts on mother's personality and difficulties encountered after incarceration experience

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

Frank S. Fujii Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-8-18)
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Effects of incarceration on siblings' lives

This interview was conducted over two days due to electrical problems. The majority of the interview was completed on the second day, September 5.

Frank Kitamoto Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-35-34)
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Giving a presentation in son's college class about incarceration experience
Frank Kitamoto Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-35-14)
vh Frank Kitamoto Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-35-14)
The difficulty of talking about the impact of incarceration
Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-41-21)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-41-21)
Impact of the incarceration on family: loss of family togetherness
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (April 14, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-47)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (April 14, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-47)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (April 14, 1943). Envelope is postmarked April 20, 1943 from the Manzanar Incarceration Camp in Manzanar, California.
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Yoshi Sato (ddr-one-5-42)
Envelope addressed to Mr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Yoshio Sato at Minidoka. Postmarked November 11, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 15, 42” is written. Along the right edge of the envelope is a white sticker, on the back side of the envelope it reads "U.S.A. 269." Inside the envelope is a letter ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Lois Sato (ddr-one-5-18)
Postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Lois Sato at the Portland Assembely Center. Postmarked Jul 9, 1942. On the left side of the front of the postcard is a red Censored stamp with an unknown signature. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten message from Lois Sato. She writes about ...
vh Lillian Horita Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-441-7)
Feelings upon first arriving in camp, and receiving a visit from a former teacher
Letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from his son William Koyama on Father's Day (ddr-one-5-15)
A letter written to Kei Koyama from his son William Koyama. It is dated June 21, 1942. In the letter William writes to encourage his father to stay positive and look to God as the rest of the family is doing. In the postscript written on the side of the letter, William wishes that they be ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-23)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at the Portland Assembly Center. Postmarked Aug 28, 1942. Below the postmark “Sept 1 1942,” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. The message on the back of the postcard ...
Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1002-5-13)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1002-5-13)
Discussion of the effects of incarceration on Japanese Americans

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 histories, instead primarily ...

Wesley K. Watanabe Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-166-16)
vh Wesley K. Watanabe Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-166-16)
Impact of the incarceration experience: "a sense of betrayal, anger"
Ryo Imamura Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-27-28)
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How Buddhist beliefs impact individual viewpoint and perception of the incarceration experience
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