Jim Tsugawa Interview Segment 10

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Coping with living conditions in the assembly center

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December 17, 2013

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Jim Tsugawa

Jim Tsugawa Interview

01:52:16 — 23 segments

December 17, 2013

Portland, Oregon

Nisei male. Born June 15, 1932, in Hillsboro, Oregon. Grew up in Hillsboro, where parents ran a produce business and farm. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp for Boise, Idaho, where mother received medical treatment. Eventually returned to Oregon and served in the military in the 1950s. After service, became a dentist.

(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.)

Alton Chung, interviewer; Ian McCluskey, videographer

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