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George M. Yoshino Interview Segment 10

Family background (ddr-densho-1014-8-1) -
Description of siblings (ddr-densho-1014-8-2) -
Growing up in Bellevue, Washington (ddr-densho-1014-8-3) -
Typical day on family farm (ddr-densho-1014-8-4) -
Comparing Japanese American communities in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington (ddr-densho-1014-8-5) -
Building of the floating bridge between Seattle and Bellevue (ddr-densho-1014-8-6) -
Father's involvement in community activities, arrest by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1014-8-7) -
Working on an oyster farm (ddr-densho-1014-8-8) -
The effect of mass removal on farming families (ddr-densho-1014-8-9) -
Preparing for mass removal in father's absence (ddr-densho-1014-8-10) -
The day of mass removal, boarding the train in Kirkland, Washington (ddr-densho-1014-8-11) -
Description of the Pinedale Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-1014-8-12) -
Finding a job doing woodworking in camp (ddr-densho-1014-8-13) -
Filling out the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-densho-1014-8-14) -
Leaving camp to do farm and railroad work (ddr-densho-1014-8-15) -
Volunteering for the military, serving in the Military Intelligence Service (ddr-densho-1014-8-16) -
Memories of basic training (ddr-densho-1014-8-17) -
Serving with the MIS in the Philippines (ddr-densho-1014-8-18) -
Memories of service in Japan during the U.S. occupation (ddr-densho-1014-8-19) -
Reuniting with parents on Christmas Eve (ddr-densho-1014-8-20) -
Working as an accountant (ddr-densho-1014-8-21) -
Marrying a woman of Greek ancestry (ddr-densho-1014-8-22) -
Role in the establishment of the JACL credit union (ddr-densho-1014-8-23) -
Thoughts on the future of the Japanese American community (ddr-densho-1014-8-24) -
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ddr-densho-1014-8-10 (Legacy UID: denshovh-ygeorge_3-01-0010)

Preparing for mass removal in father's absence

00:03:11 — Segment 10 of 24

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June 17, 2009

Twin Cities JACL Collection

Twin Cities JACL Collection


George M. Yoshino

George M. Yoshino Interview

01:38:38 — 24 segments

June 17, 2009

Bloomington, Minnesota

Nisei male. Born February 25, 1921, in Bellevue, Washington. Grew up in Bellevue, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. While in camp, obtained temporary leave to work for a railroad company. Volunteered for the military, and served with the Military Intelligence Service in Japan during the U.S. occupation. After the war, settled in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Twin Cities JACL Collection