Shig Kaseguma Interview Segment 5

Family background (ddr-manz-1-32-1) -
Father's immigration to the U.S. (ddr-manz-1-32-2) -
Description of siblings (ddr-manz-1-32-3) -
Seattle's Japanese American community prewar (ddr-manz-1-32-4) -
Recreational activities: sports, Boy Scouts (ddr-manz-1-32-5) -
Picking strawberries during the summer (ddr-manz-1-32-6) -
Description of mother (ddr-manz-1-32-7) -
Childhood memories of going fishing with father (ddr-manz-1-32-8) -
The ethnic makeup of various prewar Seattle communities (ddr-manz-1-32-9) -
Feeling uncertainty following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-32-10) -
Storing belongings in a church (ddr-manz-1-32-11) -
The Puyallup Assembly Center: "it wasn't a pleasant place to be" (ddr-manz-1-32-12) -
Dealing with conditions in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-manz-1-32-13) -
The controversy over the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-manz-1-32-14) -
First meeting Japanese Americans from California (ddr-manz-1-32-15) -
Working for the camp newspaper (ddr-manz-1-32-16) -
Social activities as a young person in camp (ddr-manz-1-32-17) -
Leaving camp to attend school in Cincinnati (ddr-manz-1-32-18) -
Work leave during camp: picking sugar beets (ddr-manz-1-32-19) -
Living and working in Cincinnati (ddr-manz-1-32-20) -
Being drafted (ddr-manz-1-32-21) -
Selected for the Military Intelligence Service (ddr-manz-1-32-22) -
The journey by boat to Japan (ddr-manz-1-32-23) -
Memories of serving in Japan during the U.S. occupation (ddr-manz-1-32-24) -
Returning to Seattle after military service (ddr-manz-1-32-25) -
Parents' postwar life (ddr-manz-1-32-26) -
Attending camp reunions (ddr-manz-1-32-27) -
Reflections (ddr-manz-1-32-28) -
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Recreational activities: sports, Boy Scouts

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November 6, 2007

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Shig Kaseguma

Shig Kaseguma Interview

02:03:59 — 28 segments

November 6, 2007

Las Vegas, Nevada

Nisei male. Born June 4, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend college in Cincinnati before being drafted. Served in Japan with the Military Intelligence Service, and eventually returned to Seattle.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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