Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 9

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Arrested for failing to report for army induction physical; sentenced to three years in prison

00:08:37 — Segment 9 of 13

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July 4, 2004

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Joe Yamakido

Joe Yamakido Interview

01:20:40 — 13 segments

July 4, 2004

Klamath Falls, Oregon

Nisei male. Born March 3, 1922, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in various cities in California, and was living in Harbor City, California, when Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941. Removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and then to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Later moved to the Jerome concentration camp in Arkansas, where he was arrested and served time in prison for draft resistance. Served in the army following World War II. Mr. Yamakido passed away in 2014.

Alice Ito, interviewer; Steve Colgrove, videographer

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