Takenori Yamamoto Interview Segment 1

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Parents' family backgrounds

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January 11, 2012

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Takenori Yamamoto

Takenori Yamamoto Interview

01:45:59 — 18 segments

January 11, 2012

Los Angeles, California

Nisei male. Born February 21, 1938, in Los Angeles, California. Age three when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and was removed with family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles. After World War II, served in the U.S. Air Force, and later became involved in numerous Japanese American community organizations, including forming Asian Pacific Lesbians and Gays. Mr. Takenori passed away November 9, 2012.

(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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