Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry Interview Segment 8

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Taking the train to the Pinedale Assembly Center

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February 24, 2014

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Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry

Jessie Hatsue Akiyama Okazaki Harry Interview

01:26:31 — 16 segments

February 24, 2014

Portland, Oregon

Nisei female. Born October 24, 1925, in Parkdale, Oregon. Grew up in Parkdale, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, before transferring with family to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to attend sewing school in New York before eventually returning to Hood River, Oregon.

(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.)

Linda Tamura, interviewer; Ian McCluskey, videographer

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