Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview Segment 13

Meaning of name (ddr-manz-1-48-1) -
Father's immigration to U.S. with family (ddr-manz-1-48-2) -
Description of grandparents (ddr-manz-1-48-3) -
Mother's family background (ddr-manz-1-48-4) -
Description of siblings (ddr-manz-1-48-5) -
Daily life on family's farm (ddr-manz-1-48-6) -
Growing up with both parents and grandparents (ddr-manz-1-48-7) -
Interest in art as a child (ddr-manz-1-48-8) -
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-manz-1-48-9) -
Attending a grammar school which had recently been segregated (ddr-manz-1-48-10) -
Interest in commercial art while in high school (ddr-manz-1-48-11) -
Community responses to the bombing of Pearl Harbor: attending school the next day (ddr-manz-1-48-12) -
Dealing with curfew and changes in the Japanese American community following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-48-13) -
Preparing for mass removal (ddr-manz-1-48-14) -
Arrival in Manzanar: "we felt like we were prisoners when we got there" (ddr-manz-1-48-15) -
Living arrangements in Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-48-16) -
Being honored by high school many years later (ddr-manz-1-48-17) -
Working in the camp's administration building (ddr-manz-1-48-18) -
Forming a girl's club in camp, participating in sports (ddr-manz-1-48-19) -
Social activities in camp (ddr-manz-1-48-20) -
Thoughts on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-manz-1-48-21) -
Family's work in camp (ddr-manz-1-48-22) -
Owning two pet cats in camp (ddr-manz-1-48-23) -
Leaving camp, living in a hostel in Florin (ddr-manz-1-48-24) -
Having an arranged marriage (ddr-manz-1-48-25) -
Reflections: "I lost my naivete about government" (ddr-manz-1-48-26) -
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Dealing with curfew and changes in the Japanese American community following the bombing of Pearl Harbor

00:05:08 — Segment 13 of 26

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October 18, 2008

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Carol Hirabara Hironaka

Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview

02:25:49 — 26 segments

October 18, 2008

Sacramento, California

Nisei female. Born January 25, 1925, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to Florin after the war.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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