Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview II Segment 16

Becoming interested in photography at an early age (ddr-densho-1005-3-1) - 00:05:11
Finding a way to spare movie camera during mass removal, reobtain it in camp (ddr-densho-1005-3-2) - 00:03:45
Receiving permission to film scenes in camp: the difficulty of obtaining film (ddr-densho-1005-3-3) - 00:05:54
Turning barrack into a darkroom to develop film (ddr-densho-1005-3-4) - 00:05:37
Filming recreational activities in camp (ddr-densho-1005-3-5) - 00:02:40
Helping to develop a successful agriculture program at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-1005-3-6) - 00:03:55
Appointed as a custodian for government-stored belongings (ddr-densho-1005-3-7) - 00:03:46
Establishing an agricultural project on previously unfarmed land (ddr-densho-1005-3-8) - 00:03:06
Importance of cooperation among camp residents and administration (ddr-densho-1005-3-9) - 00:05:16
Showing home movie footage of camp to Walter Cronkite (ddr-densho-1005-3-10) - 00:08:05
Encountering prejudice after the war (ddr-densho-1005-3-11) - 00:00:53
Continuing to farm in the Santa Clara Valley postwar (ddr-densho-1005-3-12) - 00:02:18
Impact of camp photographs and film footage on future generations (ddr-densho-1005-3-13) - 00:04:14
Working as a weather monitor in difficult camp conditions (ddr-densho-1005-3-14) - 00:04:12
Deciding not to get married before World War II (ddr-densho-1005-3-15) - 00:09:00
Thoughts on the draft resistance issue and Ben Kuroki's visit to Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-1005-3-16) - 00:03:20
(ddr-densho-1005-3-17) - 00:01:57
Experiences filming in camp (ddr-densho-1005-3-18) - 00:02:36
Observing tensions within camp (ddr-densho-1005-3-19) - 00:02:48
Teaching children about nature through camp gardens (ddr-densho-1005-3-20) - 00:01:36
FBI search of home; retaining family home and farm during the war (ddr-densho-1005-3-21) - 00:06:18
Reflections: importance of preserving history, the hardships faced by the Issei generation (ddr-densho-1005-3-22) - 00:03:50
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ddr-densho-1005-3-16 (Legacy UID: denshovh-seiichi-03-0016)

Thoughts on the draft resistance issue and Ben Kuroki's visit to Heart Mountain

00:03:20 — Segment 16 of 22

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May 14, 2005

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Eiichi Edward Sakauye

Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview II

01:30:17 — 22 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.

Wendy Hanamura, interviewer; Emiko Omori, videographer

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