Yone Bartholomew

Nisei female. Born 1906 in Bedderavia, California. Was given for adoption by her parents to a couple who could not have children of their own. Grew up on family farm, was one of the oldest Nisei in the Santa Barbara area of California. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Widow of Clarence Arai, lawyer and key figure in founding of the JACL. Discusses childhood and memories of being married to Clarence during the turbulent war years. After the war, supported the family and cared for ailing Clarence until his death in 1964. Remarried to George Bartholomew in 1978. Passed away in 2004.


Yone Bartholomew Interview I — ddr-densho-1000-4
May 1, 1998. Seattle, Washington.
01:15:39 — 30 segments.
Yone Bartholomew Interview II — ddr-densho-1000-5
May 8, 1998. Seattle, Washington.
01:56:23 — 42 segments.
Yone Bartholomew