Bob Fuchigami Interview Segment 28

Receiving an American name (ddr-manz-1-28-1) - 00:04:12
Parents' family background (ddr-manz-1-28-2) - 00:06:36
Father forms a corporation in order to own farm land (ddr-manz-1-28-3) - 00:05:04
Mother's role as a midwife (ddr-manz-1-28-4) - 00:02:04
Description of siblings (ddr-manz-1-28-5) - 00:03:02
Helping father with farm chores (ddr-manz-1-28-6) - 00:05:47
(ddr-manz-1-28-7) - 00:02:21
Japanese American community activities (ddr-manz-1-28-8) - 00:08:43
Interacting with people of different ethnic backgrounds (ddr-manz-1-28-9) - 00:07:26
Celebrating New Year's by making mochi (ddr-manz-1-28-10) - 00:08:09
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-manz-1-28-11) - 00:05:51
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on the radio (ddr-manz-1-28-12) - 00:03:28
Preparing for mass removal: only five days' notice (ddr-manz-1-28-13) - 00:06:41
As a child, having to leave pet rabbits and dog during mass removal (ddr-manz-1-28-14) - 00:03:37
Adjusting to confinement as a child: contemplating sneaking out of camp (ddr-manz-1-28-15) - 00:07:07
Recreational activities and sports in camp (ddr-manz-1-28-16) - 00:06:44
Brother's selection to set up the permanent concentration camp (ddr-manz-1-28-17) - 00:03:14
First impressions of Amache concentration camp (ddr-manz-1-28-18) - 00:07:29
Extreme climate changes and natural disasters in camp (ddr-manz-1-28-19) - 00:07:00
Attending school in camp (ddr-manz-1-28-20) - 00:06:49
Involvement with the Boy Scouts in camp (ddr-manz-1-28-21) - 00:07:54
Siblings' camp and military experiences (ddr-manz-1-28-22) - 00:05:52
Thoughts on military service of brothers (ddr-manz-1-28-23) - 00:04:03
Temporarily leaving camp to do farm work (ddr-manz-1-28-24) - 00:03:55
Description of different type of camp leaves (ddr-manz-1-28-25) - 00:03:56
Experiences visiting neighboring towns (ddr-manz-1-28-26) - 00:06:45
Camp sports teams competing with local school teams (ddr-manz-1-28-27) - 00:06:02
Description of popular Granada project director (ddr-manz-1-28-28) - 00:04:48
Memories of a terrible accident when the camp's elementary school was built (ddr-manz-1-28-29) - 00:06:24
Thoughts on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire": "that was a fiasco" (ddr-manz-1-28-30) - 00:11:21
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Description of popular Granada project director

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May 14, 2008

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Bob Fuchigami

Bob Fuchigami Interview

02:52:24 — 30 segments

May 14, 2008

Denver, Colorado

Nisei male. Born May 15, 1930, in Marysville, California. Family operated a farm prior to World War II. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Currently resides in Colorado.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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