Eiko Nishihara - Yoshiko Nishihara Interview Segment 2

Born in Watsonville, California (ddr-densho-1015-10-1) - 00:01:23
Description of siblings born before World War II (ddr-densho-1015-10-2) - 00:11:30
Siblings born during and after World War II (ddr-densho-1015-10-3) - 00:06:09
Father's family background (ddr-densho-1015-10-4) - 00:02:25
Description of mother: "she was hard-working" (ddr-densho-1015-10-5) - 00:02:11
Growing up on family's ranch (ddr-densho-1015-10-6) - 00:03:57
Father's purchasing of the Redman House and ranch (ddr-densho-1015-10-7) - 00:04:00
Prewar recreational activities: simple toys, sports (ddr-densho-1015-10-8) - 00:05:14
Helping with farm chores (ddr-densho-1015-10-9) - 00:02:15
Moving to the Redman House, the logistics of so many children (ddr-densho-1015-10-10) - 00:06:07
Cooking meals for thirteen children (ddr-densho-1015-10-11) - 00:02:15
Celebrating New Year's but not birthdays (ddr-densho-1015-10-12) - 00:03:25
Going into town to watch Japanese movies (ddr-densho-1015-10-13) - 00:05:49
Taking piano lessons (ddr-densho-1015-10-14) - 00:02:07
Difficulties purchasing groceries after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1015-10-15) - 00:03:12
Receiving help during mass removal from a non-Japanese American lawyer (ddr-densho-1015-10-16) - 00:03:36
Preparing for mass removal: registering family members (ddr-densho-1015-10-17) - 00:02:14
Managing in an concentration camp with such a large family (ddr-densho-1015-10-18) - 00:02:39
Attending school in camp (ddr-densho-1015-10-19) - 00:05:42
Brother's experiences in Chicago (ddr-densho-1015-10-20) - 00:01:11
Returning to Watsonville: changed feelings (ddr-densho-1015-10-21) - 00:03:39
Two sisters marrying two brothers (ddr-densho-1015-10-22) - 00:05:07
Project to restore childhood home (ddr-densho-1015-10-23) - 00:05:10
Reflections: appreciation of parents (ddr-densho-1015-10-24) - 00:03:28
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Description of siblings born before World War II

00:11:30 — Segment 2 of 24

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November 19, 2008

Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection

Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection


Eiko Nishihara
Yoshiko Nishihara

Eiko Nishihara - Yoshiko Nishihara Interview

01:34:45 — 24 segments

November 19, 2008

Watsonville, California

Nisei females. Eiko Nishihara born June 4, 1926, and Yoshiko Nishihara, born August 17, 1927. Born in Watsonville, California, part of a large family. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. Following World War II, returned to Watsonville, and married two brothers from another large family.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection

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