Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 1

Father's family background: immigration to Alaska (ddr-densho-1000-350-1) -
Parents' arranged marriage (ddr-densho-1000-350-2) -
Growing up in Ketchikan (ddr-densho-1000-350-3) -
Attending school (ddr-densho-1000-350-4) -
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-350-5) -
The shadier side of Ketchikan: Creek Street (ddr-densho-1000-350-6) -
Relationship between Native Americans and other ethnic groups (ddr-densho-1000-350-7) -
Meeting Japanese Americans from Seattle in the canneries (ddr-densho-1000-350-8) -
Hearing about gambling in the canneries (ddr-densho-1000-350-9) -
Recreational activities growing up (ddr-densho-1000-350-10) -
The significance of growing up in Ketchikan (ddr-densho-1000-350-11) -
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-350-12) -
Hearing about FBI arrests of Issei in the community (ddr-densho-1000-350-13) -
Leaving Alaska by ship: mother brings a washing machine along (ddr-densho-1000-350-14) -
Arriving early at assembly center (ddr-densho-1000-350-15) -
Interacting with Japanese Americans from the Lower 48 (ddr-densho-1000-350-16) -
Attending school in Minidoka, not studying very hard (ddr-densho-1000-350-17) -
Returning to Ketchikan (ddr-densho-1000-350-18) -
Reestablishing business after the war (ddr-densho-1000-350-19) -
Serving in the military (ddr-densho-1000-350-20) -
Attending the University of Washington and living in SYNKOA house (ddr-densho-1000-350-21) -
Becoming a pharmacist (ddr-densho-1000-350-22) -
Working for the Owen's Pharmacy (ddr-densho-1000-350-23) -
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-350-24) -
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Father's family background: immigration to Alaska

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

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June 29, 2011

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Robert T. Ohashi

Robert T. Ohashi Interview

01:55:02 — 24 segments

June 29, 2011

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

(Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.)

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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