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Robert Mizukami Interview (ddr-densho-1000-114)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview (ddr-densho-1000-114)
Nisei male. Born December 20, 1922, in Star Lake, Washington. Grew up in the Renton area and later in Fife, Washington. Immigrant father began three-generation greenhouse business in Fife. Following Executive Order 9066, the Mizukami family was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington (nicknamed "Camp Harmony"). Later, transported to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in …
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-76-4)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-76-4)
Growing up Nisei in Fife, Washington

This interview was conducted over two days at the Sakaharas' home.

Testimony of Yoshihiko Tanabe (ddr-densho-67-230)
doc Testimony of Yoshihiko Tanabe (ddr-densho-67-230)
Written testimony of Yoshihiko Tanabe of Fife, Washington. Incarcerated in Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Discrimination, Economic Loss and Redress."
Testimony of Ray Yamamoto (ddr-densho-67-211)
doc Testimony of Ray Yamamoto (ddr-densho-67-211)
Written testimony of Ray Yamamoto, born in Fife, Washington. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Psychological Impact and Redress." Personal information excised by Densho.
George Morihiro Interview (ddr-densho-1000-182)
vh George Morihiro Interview (ddr-densho-1000-182)
Nisei male. Born September 19, 1924, in Tacoma, Washington, and spent childhood in Fife, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Drafted into the army in 1944 and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. Awarded the Purple Heart for actions in the Battle …
Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-114-16)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-114-16)
Elected mayor of Fife, Washington, one of the first Japanese American elected officials in Washington state

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted by the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizen League in collaboration with Densho.

Testimony of Robert T. Mizukami (ddr-densho-67-188)
doc Testimony of Robert T. Mizukami (ddr-densho-67-188)
Written testimony of Robert T. Murakami, of Fife, Washington. Incarcerated in Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Impact on Japanese American Veterans." Personal information excised by Densho.

Narrator Robert Mizukami

Nisei male. Born December 20, 1922, in Star Lake, Washington. Grew up in the Renton area and later in Fife, Washington. Immigrant father began three-generation greenhouse business in Fife. Following Executive Order 9066, the Mizukami family was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington (nicknamed "Camp Harmony"). Later, transported to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in …
Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-114-18)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-114-18)
Description of political accomplishments as mayor of Fife, Washington

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted by the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizen League in collaboration with Densho.

Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-114-2)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-114-2)
Father finds work in lumber and greenhouse businesses, later opens own greenhouse in Fife, Washington

This is the first in a series of interviews conducted by the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizen League in collaboration with Densho.

Narrator George Morihiro

Nisei male. Born September 19, 1924, in Tacoma, Washington, and spent childhood in Fife, Washington. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Drafted into the army in 1944 and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe. Awarded the Purple Heart for actions in the Battle …
Magden Collection (ddr-densho-109)
Collection Magden Collection (ddr-densho-109)
These images were collected by Ron Magden, a prominent historian in the Pacific Northwest. The collection is comprised of photographs from the Tacoma/Fife area of Washington State. Densho interviewed Mr. Magden in 2004.
Grade school class photo (ddr-densho-109-3)
img Grade school class photo (ddr-densho-109-3)
Fife Grade School, grades two and three. The teacher is Mrs. Corey.
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