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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.

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 Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington (nicknamed "Camp Harmony"). Later, transported to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in the ...
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.
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.

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 Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington (nicknamed "Camp Harmony"). Later, transported to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in the ...
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.

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."
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.
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.

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.
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 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 of ...

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 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 of ...

Narrator Kenji J. Yaguchi

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 ...

Narrator Toru Sakahara

Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during the war to Salt Lake City, Utah, and returned to Seattle after the end of World War II. Mr. Sakahara worked on behalf of individuals filing claims for restitution under ...
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-76)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born 1920 in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during ...
Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
vh Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-77)
Toru Sakahara, Nisei male. Born 1916 in Fife, Washington. Kiyo Kamikawa Sakahara, Nisei female. Born 1920 in South Park, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Sakahara were married shortly before mass removal in 1942 so they wouldn't be separated during the war. Both were incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during ...
Kenji J. Yaguchi Interview (ddr-one-7-63)
vh Kenji J. Yaguchi Interview (ddr-one-7-63)
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 ...
Yaeko Nakano - Hiroshi Nakano - Kenichi Nakano - Stanley Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-70)
vh Yaeko Nakano - Hiroshi Nakano - Kenichi Nakano - Stanley Nakano Interview (ddr-densho-1000-70)
Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At ...

Narrator Yaeko Nakano

Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At ...

Narrator Stanley Nakano

Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At ...

Narrator Hiroshi Nakano

Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At ...

Narrator Kenichi Nakano

Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At ...
Sakahara and Tanaka Families Collection (ddr-densho-316)
Collection Sakahara and Tanaka Families Collection (ddr-densho-316)
A family photograph album documenting the Sakahara and Tanaka families' pre-World War II life on Vashon Island and other areas of Washington State. The Tanakas were farmers on Vashon Island between 1916 and 1940. Hatsuguma Tanaka was buried on Vashon Island in 1940. Hatsuguma's wife Momoye later married Sam Torakichi Migita and moved to Wapato ...
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