Thomas Shigekuni Interview Segment 11

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First impressions of Amache: "this is in the middle of nowhere"

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August 31, 2010

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Thomas Shigekuni

Thomas Shigekuni Interview

01:19:06 — 20 segments

August 31, 2010

Los Angeles, California

Nisei male. Born August 4, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, lived briefly in Illinois before returning to California.

(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.)

Martha Nakagawa, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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