Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I Segment 4

Snowy conditions in camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-1) - 00:03:29
Celebrating New Year's: mochitsuki (ddr-densho-1005-1-2) - 00:02:11
Homemade ice skating rink in camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-3) - 00:02:39
Served food in the mess hall (ddr-densho-1005-1-4) - 00:00:48
Daily activities in camp: lessons, USO, community store (ddr-densho-1005-1-5) - 00:06:34
A visit by Sergeant Ben Kuroki (ddr-densho-1005-1-6) - 00:06:12
Camp leaders leaving camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-7) - 00:01:17
Cultivating a flower garden (ddr-densho-1005-1-8) - 00:02:27
Heart Mountain camp's extensive agriculture program (ddr-densho-1005-1-9) - 00:03:14
Harvesting crops for camp consumption (ddr-densho-1005-1-10) - 00:03:30
Going on a field trip outside of camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-11) - 00:03:20
Heart Mountain camp's agricultural workers (ddr-densho-1005-1-12) - 00:05:41
Raising crops for use within the camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-13) - 00:05:52
Transferees to and from Tule Lake (ddr-densho-1005-1-14) - 00:07:22
Camp administration and personnel (ddr-densho-1005-1-15) - 00:02:02
Activities in camp: gardening, baseball (ddr-densho-1005-1-16) - 00:04:53
A trip outside Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-1005-1-17) - 00:05:04
A visit to Yellowstone National Park (ddr-densho-1005-1-18) - 00:06:30
Taking several trips to Yellowstone (ddr-densho-1005-1-19) - 00:06:24
Passing time in camp: crafts, gardening (ddr-densho-1005-1-20) - 00:04:49
Many people coming and going as war draws to a close (ddr-densho-1005-1-21) - 00:07:49
Obon odori festival in camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-22) - 00:03:00
Cultural performances in camp (ddr-densho-1005-1-23) - 00:03:36
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Served food in the mess hall

Eiichi Edward Sakauye shot footage of the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, from 1943-1945, on 8 mm film. This interview is of Mr. Sakauye providing voice-over descriptions for his original footage.

00:00:48 — Segment 4 of 23

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May 14, 2005

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Eiichi Edward Sakauye

Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I

01:38:43 — 23 segments

May 14, 2005

San Jose, California

Nisei male. Born January 25, 1912, in San Jose, California. Grew up in San Jose, working on family's extensive farmholdings, and graduating from San Jose Teachers College. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While at Heart Mountain, became the agriculture superintendent, and also obtained permission to shoot home movie footage from within the camp itself. After World War II, returned to San Jose and resumed farming. Served on the Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission for eighteen years, and was involved with the Japanese American Museum of San Jose. Mr. Sakauye passed away in November 2005.

(Eiichi Edward Sakauye shot footage of the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, from 1943-1945, on 8 mm film. This interview is of Mr. Sakauye providing voice-over descriptions for his original footage.)

Wendy Hanamura, interviewer; Eiichi Edward Sakauye, videographer

Japanese American Film Preservation Project Collection

Courtesy of the Japanese American Film Preservation Project

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