Frances Sumida Palk Interview Segment 9

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Living conditions at Minidoka: "it was very uncomfortable"

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June 13, 2014

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Frances Sumida Palk

Frances Sumida Palk Interview

02:22:14 — 23 segments

June 13, 2014

Portland, Oregon

Nisei female. Born July 31, 1939, in Portland, Oregon, where parents ran a hotel. During World War II, removed with family to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Minneapolis, Minnesota, before returning to Oregon. Was living in Vanport, Oregon, during the flood in the late 1940s, before returning to Portland.

(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.)

Todd Mayberry, interviewer; Ian McCluskey, videographer

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