Osamu Mori Interview Segment 8

Origins of name, description of siblings (ddr-manz-1-93-1) - 00:04:09
Father's family background (ddr-manz-1-93-2) - 00:07:34
Mother's family background (ddr-manz-1-93-3) - 00:03:39
Childhood memories: recreational activities (ddr-manz-1-93-4) - 00:07:08
Growing up on family's farm (ddr-manz-1-93-5) - 00:07:15
Growing up with peers from Terminal Island, California (ddr-manz-1-93-6) - 00:15:09
Preparing for mass removal: parents have to sell farm (ddr-manz-1-93-7) - 00:10:02
Driving to Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-manz-1-93-8) - 00:04:31
Living conditions in camp: unsanitary latrines and bad food (ddr-manz-1-93-9) - 00:08:37
Day to day life in camp (ddr-manz-1-93-10) - 00:05:58
First impressions of Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas (ddr-manz-1-93-11) - 00:11:42
Life in camp: working during the summers, hunting snakes (ddr-manz-1-93-12) - 00:06:46
School, church and recreational activities in camp (ddr-manz-1-93-13) - 00:07:58
Family answers "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-manz-1-93-14) - 00:04:24
Transferring to Tule Lake, participating in judo (ddr-manz-1-93-15) - 00:09:41
Witnessing Hoshidan activities (ddr-manz-1-93-16) - 00:04:45
Memories of Tule Lake when it was a segregation center (ddr-manz-1-93-17) - 00:06:13
Hearing about the passing of President Roosevelt (ddr-manz-1-93-18) - 00:04:00
Leaving camp and going to work in a farm labor camp (ddr-manz-1-93-19) - 00:07:01
Postwar activities (ddr-manz-1-93-20) - 00:06:05
Thoughts on wartime experiences and redress (ddr-manz-1-93-21) - 00:04:23
Traveling to Jerome by train (ddr-manz-1-93-22) - 00:08:06
Reflections (ddr-manz-1-93-23) - 00:03:57
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Driving to Santa Anita Assembly Center

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April 14, 2010

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    Osamu Mori

    Osamu Mori Interview

    02:39:03 — 23 segments

    April 14, 2010

    Concord, California

    Nisei male. Born July 13, 1928, in Wilmington, California. Grew up in San Pedro, California, where parents operated a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed with family to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Family answered "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," and was transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp. After leaving camp, returned to California.

    Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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