Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview Segment 2

Family background (ddr-densho-1010-2-1) - 00:05:12
Description of parents' rooming house business (ddr-densho-1010-2-2) - 00:03:49
Recreational activities as a child (ddr-densho-1010-2-3) - 00:07:14
Attending elementary school and Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1010-2-4) - 00:02:23
Community activities: Bon Odori and sumo (ddr-densho-1010-2-5) - 00:04:28
Parents' family background (ddr-densho-1010-2-6) - 00:05:13
Memories of Japanese community businesses (ddr-densho-1010-2-7) - 00:04:20
Participating in Bon Odori and visiting Chinatown (ddr-densho-1010-2-8) - 00:05:44
New Year's celebrations (ddr-densho-1010-2-9) - 00:03:50
Close relationship with mother (ddr-densho-1010-2-10) - 00:03:16
Preparing for mass removal; belongings stolen during the war (ddr-densho-1010-2-11) - 00:07:14
Incarcerated in four different camps (ddr-densho-1010-2-12) - 00:01:46
Returning to California after the war as a high school student (ddr-densho-1010-2-13) - 00:02:30
Speaking out against school principal after returning from camp (ddr-densho-1010-2-14) - 00:07:33
Keeping in contact with friends from before World War II (ddr-densho-1010-2-15) - 00:03:47
Returning to California after the war (ddr-densho-1010-2-16) - 00:03:13
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; witnessing FBI's search of home (ddr-densho-1010-2-17) - 00:03:51
Experiencing discrimination following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1010-2-18) - 00:02:39
Coping with difficult living conditions in camp (ddr-densho-1010-2-19) - 00:04:13
A teenager's memories of camp (ddr-densho-1010-2-20) - 00:05:34
Little talk amongst family members about the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-densho-1010-2-21) - 00:00:58
Transferring to the Jerome, Arkansas, concentration camp (ddr-densho-1010-2-22) - 00:02:56
First experience with segregation in the South (ddr-densho-1010-2-23) - 00:03:04
Mother's accepting personality (ddr-densho-1010-2-24) - 00:04:07
Returning home to Isleton after the war (ddr-densho-1010-2-25) - 00:01:43
Thoughts on the future of Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-1010-2-26) - 00:07:23
Getting married and raising a family (ddr-densho-1010-2-27) - 00:07:29
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Description of parents' rooming house business

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.

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December 8, 2009

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

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Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi

Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview

01:55:29 — 27 segments

December 8, 2009

Sacramento, California

Nisei female. Born February 9, 1929, in Isleton, California. Grew up in Isleton where parents operated a boarding house. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In 1943, transferred to the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas, then, when that camp closed, to the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, returned to Isleton.

(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.)

Jill Shiraki, interviewer; Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

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