Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 17

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Asserting independence in camp

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March 21, 2014

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Kenji Onishi

Kenji Onishi Interview

02:51:59 — 25 segments

March 21, 2014

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born April 24, 1927, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in the Portland area, where father worked for the railroad. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, served in the military and eventually returned to Portland and became a teacher.

(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.)

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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