Roy Nakagawa Interview Segment 15

Family background: parents have oldest daughter in Japan (ddr-densho-1000-358-1) -
Born in Montana (ddr-densho-1000-358-2) -
Helping out on family's farm (ddr-densho-1000-358-3) -
Father raises pigs on farm (ddr-densho-1000-358-4) -
Description of a few other Japanese American families in town (ddr-densho-1000-358-5) -
Celebrating holidays (ddr-densho-1000-358-6) -
Attending a one-room country school (ddr-densho-1000-358-7) -
Memories of childhood: Japanese foods, bath (ddr-densho-1000-358-8) -
Visiting the town of Missoula, Montana (ddr-densho-1000-358-9) -
Moving to Seattle where father started a tofu business (ddr-densho-1000-358-10) -
Living in Seattle's "skid row" (ddr-densho-1000-358-11) -
Attending grammar school (ddr-densho-1000-358-12) -
Participating in sports (ddr-densho-1000-358-13) -
Attending church (ddr-densho-1000-358-14) -
Recreational activities with father: matsutake mushroom hunting, fishing (ddr-densho-1000-358-15) -
Working in the Alaskan canneries during high school (ddr-densho-1000-358-16) -
Graduating from high school and going to college (ddr-densho-1000-358-17) -
Playing football in college before quitting school and returning home (ddr-densho-1000-358-18) -
Moving to Los Angeles (ddr-densho-1000-358-19) -
Making friends with fishermen on Terminal Island (ddr-densho-1000-358-20) -
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-358-21) -
Preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-358-22) -
First impressions of Poston (ddr-densho-1000-358-23) -
Finding work in camp (ddr-densho-1000-358-24) -
Coping with weather extremes in camp (ddr-densho-1000-358-25) -
Leaving camp and moving to Chicago (ddr-densho-1000-358-26) -
Working for a time in Wisconsin (ddr-densho-1000-358-27) -
Hearing about the end of the war (ddr-densho-1000-358-28) -
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-358-29) -
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Recreational activities with father: matsutake mushroom hunting, fishing

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.

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July 20, 2011

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Roy Nakagawa

Roy Nakagawa Interview

02:57:38 — 29 segments

July 20, 2011

Los Angeles, California

Nisei male. Born December 28, 1916, in Missoula, Montana. Spent early part of childhood in Montana, where parents ran a farm. Moved with family to Seattle, Washington, finished school, and attended the University of Washington. Moved to the Los Angeles area for work. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, worked in Chicago and Wisconsin before eventually returning to Los Angeles.

(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; Tani Ikeda, videographer

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