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Daily life in Minidoka

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March 20, 2014

Oregon Nikkei Endowment Visual History Collection

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Kenji J. Yaguchi

Kenji J. Yaguchi Interview

01:53:24 — 17 segments

March 20, 2014

Lake Oswego, Oregon

Nisei male. Born December 22, 1922, in Tacoma, Washington. Grew up in the nearby town of Fife, Washington, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Was drafted into the military and served with the Combat Engineer Company of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. After the war, became a chiropractor in Ontario, 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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