Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview Segment 19

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Reuniting with father in camp

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December 9, 2009

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

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Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto

Kiyo Nikaido Morimoto Interview

01:39:25 — 22 segments

December 9, 2009

Sacramento, California

Nisei female. Born November 30, 1919, in Walnut Grove, California. Paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States with father. Grew up in the Madera, California, area, and was married with a child by the time World War II broke out in 1941. During the war, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. When Jerome closed, transferred to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Sacramento, starting a floral business and teaching ikebana, Japanese flower arranging.

(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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