George Katagiri Interview Segment 1

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Growing up in Portland, Oregon

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September 23, 2003

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George Katagiri

George Katagiri Interview

03:01:25 — 18 segments

September 23, 2003

Nisei male. Born September 22, 1926, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland where parents ran a small grocery store. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, was drafted into the Military Intelligence Service and served in Japan during the U.S. occupation. Eventually returned to Portland and became a teacher and school administrator.

(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.)

Stephan Gilchrist, interviewer; Tim Rooney, videographer

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