Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I Segment 2

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Parents' reason for emigrating to the United States

00:01:53 — Segment 2 of 23

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May 29, 1998

Densho Visual History Collection


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Ayame Tsutakawa

Ayame Tsutakawa Interview I

01:39:25 — 23 segments

May 29, 1998

Seattle, Washington

Kibei female. Born 1924 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Japan to live with a relative when thirteen months old. Returned to United States and mother when twelve years old. Incarcerated at Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, both in California. Resettled in Sacramento, California. Married George Tsutakawa, renowned artist, and moved to Seattle, Washington.

Tracy Lai, interviewer; Matt Emery, videographer


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