Nancy K. Araki Interview Segment 3

Father's family background (ddr-densho-1000-305-1) -
Father's immigration to the U.S. as a child (ddr-densho-1000-305-2) -
Father's arrival in the United States (ddr-densho-1000-305-3) -
Father's early life in the U.S. as a houseboy (ddr-densho-1000-305-4) -
Father's clever farming techniques (ddr-densho-1000-305-5) -
Mother's family background (ddr-densho-1000-305-6) -
Parents' meeting and marriage (ddr-densho-1000-305-7) -
Description of mother (ddr-densho-1000-305-8) -
Remembering grandfather's passing (ddr-densho-1000-305-9) -
Father finds a friend to run farm during the war (ddr-densho-1000-305-10) -
As a young child, memories of seeing adults in camp crying (ddr-densho-1000-305-11) -
Home is vandalized after leaving camp (ddr-densho-1000-305-12) -
Family voluntarily moves back into camp (ddr-densho-1000-305-13) -
Receiving help from friends on the outside (ddr-densho-1000-305-14) -
Awareness of class disparities in camp (ddr-densho-1000-305-15) -
Participating in a class drawing contest (ddr-densho-1000-305-16) -
Coping with gossip in camp (ddr-densho-1000-305-17) -
Recreational activities in camp (ddr-densho-1000-305-18) -
Remembering President Roosevelt's death (ddr-densho-1000-305-19) -
Leaving camp by train (ddr-densho-1000-305-20) -
Attending school after leaving camp (ddr-densho-1000-305-21) -
Adjusting to life in San Francisco (ddr-densho-1000-305-22) -
Being called a "Jap" in school (ddr-densho-1000-305-23) -
Parents work to reestablish lives after the war (ddr-densho-1000-305-24) -
Impact of grandmother's passing (ddr-densho-1000-305-25) -
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Father's arrival in the United States

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September 3, 2010

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Nancy K. Araki

Nancy K. Araki Interview I

03:37:49 — 25 segments

September 3, 2010

Los Angeles, California

Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

(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.)

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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