Whitworth College-North by Northwest Collection

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ddr-densho-1016

This collection contains interviews conducted by Whitworth College and North by Northwest Entertainment. The interviews were used in the making of the 2004 documentary In Time of War: The Japanese American experience of WWII, produced by Andrea Dilley and David Tanner.

6 oral history interviews

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Courtesy of Whitworth College and North by Northwest Entertainment

6 Objects

Fred Shiosaki Interview (ddr-densho-1016-1)
vh Fred Shiosaki Interview (ddr-densho-1016-1)
Nisei male. Born August 23, 1924 in the area of Spokane, Washington, known as Hillyard. Grew up in a multi-ethnic Hillyard area where his parents owned the Hillyard Laundry. When World War II began, was a senior at Rogers High School. Went on to attend Gonzaga University and then volunteered for military service, joining the 442nd ...
Seiko Edamatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1016-2)
vh Seiko Edamatsu Interview (ddr-densho-1016-2)
Nisei female. Born July 18, 1919 in Seattle, Washington. Spent childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) where parents ran the U.S. Hotel. Attended Bailey Gatzert Grade School and Washington Junior High School before moving to North Seattle with older siblings to operate a produce stand. Graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1937 and worked as ...
Patricia Cooper Interview (ddr-densho-1016-3)
vh Patricia Cooper Interview (ddr-densho-1016-3)
Sansei female. Grew up knowing very little about parents' World War II incarceration experience.

(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 ...

Gene Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-1016-4)
vh Gene Akutsu Interview (ddr-densho-1016-4)
Nisei male. Born 1925 in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Refused to participate in draft, imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington, for resisting the draft. Resettled in Seattle.

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Ed Tsutakawa - Heidi Tsutakawa Interview (ddr-densho-1016-5)
vh Ed Tsutakawa - Heidi Tsutakawa Interview (ddr-densho-1016-5)
Nisei couple. Met in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and eventually resettled in Spokane, Washington.

(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 ...

George Morihiro - Jack Sameshima Interview (ddr-densho-1016-6)
vh George Morihiro - Jack Sameshima Interview (ddr-densho-1016-6)
George Morihiro, Nisei male, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, I Company. Jack Sameshima, Nisei male, served wih the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, L Company.

(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 ...

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