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Family background: parents both Kibei

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November 19, 2014

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Masako Murakami

Masako Murakami Interview

01:11:50 — 14 segments

November 19, 2014

Los Angeles, California

Sansei female. Born March 27, 1934, in San Francisco, California. Parents were both Kibei from Seattle, Washington, and Bakersfield, California. Grew up in San Francisco, California, where father was in sales. During World War II, removed to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. After father signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco.

Larisa Proulx, interviewer; Kristen Luetkemeier, videographer

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