Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya Interview Segment 13

Family background (ddr-densho-1014-2-1) -
Growing up in Parlier, California, where parents worked for a Nisei farmer (ddr-densho-1014-2-2) -
Helping on family farm: everyday chores (ddr-densho-1014-2-3) -
Growing up in the small town of Parlier, California (ddr-densho-1014-2-4) -
Attending church and Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1014-2-5) -
Working on family farm: harvesting grapes for raisins (ddr-densho-1014-2-6) -
Social activities in high school (ddr-densho-1014-2-7) -
Coping with hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1014-2-8) -
Memories of mass removal: originally exempt from moving (ddr-densho-1014-2-9) -
Difficult living conditions in camp (ddr-densho-1014-2-10) -
Working as a secretary for camp's high school principal (ddr-densho-1014-2-11) -
Living in Gila River, which was built on a Native American reservation (ddr-densho-1014-2-12) -
Being allowed to take photographs in camp for the school yearbook (ddr-densho-1014-2-13) -
Leaving camp and moving to Indianapolis (ddr-densho-1014-2-14) -
Family's experiences during the war (ddr-densho-1014-2-15) -
Moving to Minneapolis with parents (ddr-densho-1014-2-16) -
The Japanese American community in Minneapolis (ddr-densho-1014-2-17) -
Working for a doctor after the war (ddr-densho-1014-2-18) -
Meeting future husband (ddr-densho-1014-2-19) -
Comparing West Coast and Midwest Japanese American communities (ddr-densho-1014-2-20) -
Raising children, losing daughter to cancer (ddr-densho-1014-2-21) -
Making an impact: speaking to students about incarceration experiences (ddr-densho-1014-2-22) -
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Being allowed to take photographs in camp for the school yearbook

00:03:13 — Segment 13 of 22

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June 16, 2009

Twin Cities JACL Collection

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Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya

Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya Interview

01:37:39 — 22 segments

June 16, 2009

Bloomington, Minnesota

Nisei female. Born December 25, 1924, in Selma, California. Grew up in Parlier, Californa, where family worked on a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to work in Indianapolis, Indiana, before settling permanently in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Megan Asaka, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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