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Growing up in Milwaukie, Oregon

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January 29, 2003

Oregon Nikkei Endowment Visual History Collection

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Kena Gimba

Kena Gimba Interview

01:25:01 — 13 segments

January 29, 2003

Nisei female. Born May 22, 1914, in Milwaukie, Oregon. Married before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and had two children. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Milwaukie where husband started a laundry business. Ms. Gimba passed away in 2005.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Masako Hinatsu, interviewer; Tim Rooney, videographer

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