Henry Nishi Interview II Segment 1

Description of father's rose business (ddr-manz-1-64-1) -
Father's landscaping business (ddr-manz-1-64-2) -
Father's development of a nursery at the VA hospital (ddr-manz-1-64-3) -
Helping with family's nursery business (ddr-manz-1-64-4) -
Father's donation of nursery business to the Veterans Administration at the onset of World War II (ddr-manz-1-64-5) -
Memories of the day of mass removal (ddr-manz-1-64-6) -
Hearing about friends in military service during World War II (ddr-manz-1-64-7) -
Starting up a nursery business in camp (ddr-manz-1-64-8) -
Building a lath house in camp, growing plants for sale (ddr-manz-1-64-9) -
Reuniting with father in camp (ddr-manz-1-64-10) -
Starting a nursery with a crew of six friends (ddr-manz-1-64-11) -
Designing and building a golf course in camp (ddr-manz-1-64-12) -
Passing time in camp by playing golf (ddr-manz-1-64-13) -
Thoughts on the so-called Manzanar "riot" (ddr-manz-1-64-14) -
Recreation in camp (ddr-manz-1-64-15) -
Description of friends in camp (ddr-manz-1-64-16) -
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Leaving camp to harvest sugar beets (ddr-manz-1-64-18) -
Family's experiences in camp (ddr-manz-1-64-19) -
Training at the Military Intelligence Service Language School (ddr-manz-1-64-20) -
Serving in the Military Intelligence Service in Japan (ddr-manz-1-64-21) -
Meeting family in Japan (ddr-manz-1-64-22) -
Returning to Los Angeles, working for a nursery (ddr-manz-1-64-23) -
Interest in recreational activities, fishing and hiking (ddr-manz-1-64-24) -
Returning to Manzanar and excavating father's garden (ddr-manz-1-64-25) -
Reuniting with childhood friend (ddr-manz-1-64-26) -
Reflections (ddr-manz-1-64-27) -
Walking tour of garden (ddr-manz-1-64-28) -
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Description of father's rose business

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April 8, 2009

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Henry Nishi

Henry Nishi Interview II

02:27:07 — 28 segments

April 8, 2009

Santa Monica, California

Nisei male. Born March 20, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in several cities in California, where father owned and operated several nurseries and a landscaping business. Attended University of California at Davis prior to World War II. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, where, along with a group of friends, established a nursery business. Served in the Military Intelligence Service in Japan before returning to Los Angeles.

Richard Potashin, interviewer

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