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Frank Yamasaki Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-107)
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Nisei male. Born 1923 in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in South Park and Belltown areas of Seattle. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Refused to participate in draft, imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington, for resisting the draft. Resettled in Seattle.
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-107-20)
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Community life in Minidoka concentration camp: bands, sumo, Japanese crafts, and other activities
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-107-28)
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Feelings upon being sentenced to prison for draft resistance: "it was a nightmare"
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-107-3)
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Moving with family as a child: "we were all poor in that area, and it was home to me"
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-107-4)
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Ethnic make-up of childhood neighborhood; first exposure to Italian culture
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 34 (ddr-densho-1000-107-34)
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Starting over after the war: denial of all things Japanese, and attitude toward pardon of draft resisters
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-107-11)
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Ostracization by classmates following bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I'm still bitter"
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-107-6)
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Raising Nisei children within the community, Issei methods of parental control
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-107-7)
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Encountering racial discrimination: denial of access to public pool
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-107-15)
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Former teacher visits camp: loss of "happy-go-lucky" adolescence in Puyallup
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-107-29)
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Serving sentence at McNeil Island Penitentiary for draft resistance, thoughts on other inmates
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-107-12)
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Preparing for mass removal: selling the family business and packing for the unknown
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-107-33)
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Intimidation by other Japanese Americans in response to wartime draft resistance
Frank Yamasaki Interview I Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-107-10)
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Language barriers: mother's difficulties with language and customs
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