Atsumi Ozawa Interview Segment 13

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Attending school in Crystal City

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June 17, 2011

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    Atsumi Ozawa

    Atsumi Ozawa Interview

    01:34:43 — 19 segments

    June 17, 2011

    Skokie, Illinois

    Nisei female. Born May 25, 1928, in Huancayo, Peru. Grew up in Huancayo, where father ran a successful store. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father went into hiding in an attempt to avoid being picked up by the Peruvian government. He was eventually found and picked up, and was reunited with family on the ship from Peru to the United States in 1944. Atsumi Ozawa was incarcerated with her family in the Crystal City internment camp, Texas. After leaving camp, worked for a time in Seabrook, New Jersey, and eventually moved to Chicago, Illinois.

    (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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