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Akiko Kurose

Nisei female. Born February 25, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist.


Akiko Kurose Interview II — ddr-densho-1000-42
December 2, 1997. Seattle, Washington.
01:37:02 — 28 segments.
Akiko Kurose Interview I — ddr-densho-1000-41
July 17, 1997. Seattle, Washington.
02:05:21 — 33 segments.
Akiko Kurose