Yaeko Nakano - Hiroshi Nakano - Kenichi Nakano - Stanley Nakano Segment 5

Diary entry: removal from Tacoma, Washington, and traveling to Pinedale Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1000-70-1) - 00:04:22
Description of scrapbook (ddr-densho-1000-70-2) - 00:13:57
Japanese Americans from Tacoma and Seattle, Washington, sent to different camps (ddr-densho-1000-70-3) - 00:00:43
The influence of the incarceration experience on those who were and those who were not there (ddr-densho-1000-70-4) - 00:05:59
First impressions of Pinedale Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-1000-70-5) - 00:04:20
Feeling anger at losing everying due to the war (ddr-densho-1000-70-6) - 00:01:12
The impact of incarceration on husband and father (ddr-densho-1000-70-7) - 00:03:05
Resettlement, a brief stay in Nebraska before moving back to Tacoma (ddr-densho-1000-70-8) - 00:05:44
Adopting a positive attitude about the incarceration experience (ddr-densho-1000-70-9) - 00:02:05
Medical care at Tule Lake: giving birth, unable to find care for newborn son's hernia (ddr-densho-1000-70-10) - 00:07:31
Reflections on father's experience as a Kibei (ddr-densho-1000-70-11) - 00:05:36
Dissension within the Japanese American community, the Kibei experience in camp (ddr-densho-1000-70-12) - 00:06:48
The decision at to repatriate to Japan, then to remain in the U.S. (ddr-densho-1000-70-13) - 00:03:09
Romantic memories of hiking up Castle Rock near Tule Lake (ddr-densho-1000-70-14) - 00:06:58
Sons' reflections after hiking Castle Rock (ddr-densho-1000-70-15) - 00:02:19
Reflections: others should also return to Tule Lake (ddr-densho-1000-70-16) - 00:06:31
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First impressions of Pinedale Assembly Center, California

00:04:20 — Segment 5 of 16

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July 4, 1998

Densho Visual History Collection


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Yaeko Nakano
Hiroshi Nakano
Kenichi Nakano
Stanley Nakano

Yaeko Nakano - Hiroshi Nakano - Kenichi Nakano - Stanley Nakano Interview

01:20:19 — 16 segments

July 4, 1998

Klamath Falls, Oregon

Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At Tule Lake she and her husband married, and her oldest son, Kenichi, was later born there in 1944. Hiroshi was born in 1954 and Stanley was born in 1957. The Nakano family almost repatriated back to Japan before permanently resettling in Fife, Washington. Here, the four members of the Nakano family reflect on the incarceration experience and its impact, in the context of the Tule Lake Pilgrimage.

Tracy Lai, interviewer; Steve Hamada, videographer


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