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Testimony of Ben T. Tsuboi (ddr-densho-67-249)
doc Testimony of Ben T. Tsuboi (ddr-densho-67-249)
Written testimony of Ben T. Tsuboi, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Nobuko Yanagimachi Suzuki (ddr-densho-67-296)
doc Testimony of Nobuko Yanagimachi Suzuki (ddr-densho-67-296)
Written testimony of Nobuko Yanagimachi Suzuki, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.

Narrator Nobuko Omoto

Nisei female. Born December 20, 1923, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed along with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, before moving to Minidoka, Idaho, in early 1943. Returned to Bainbridge Island after the war.

Narrator Hisa Matsudaira

Nisei female. Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, where family ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, eventually transferring to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After the war, returned to Bainbridge Island.
Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-350-7)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-350-7)
Relationship between Native Americans and other ethnic groups

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in ...

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-350-11)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-350-11)
The significance of growing up in Ketchikan

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho ...

Mary Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-22)
vh Mary Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-22)
Nisei female. Born 1926, in Wenatchee, Washington. Grew up in Wenatchee, moved to Seattle with family in 1938. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during World War II in Pocatello, Idaho. Returned to Seattle after World War II.

Narrator Mary Hirata

Nisei female. Born 1926, in Wenatchee, Washington. Grew up in Wenatchee and moved to Seattle with family in 1938. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during World War II in Pocatello, Idaho. Returned to Seattle after World War II.
Testimony of Mrs. Matsuda (first name unknown) (ddr-densho-67-303)
doc Testimony of Mrs. Matsuda (first name unknown) (ddr-densho-67-303)
Written testimony of Mrs. Matsuda (first name unknown). Incarcerated in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Akio T. Hoshino (ddr-densho-67-315)
doc Testimony of Akio T. Hoshino (ddr-densho-67-315)
Written testimony of Akio T. Hoshino, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Henry S. Itoi (ddr-densho-67-270)
doc Testimony of Henry S. Itoi (ddr-densho-67-270)
Written testimony of Henry S. Itoi, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Frances Kay Nakasone (ddr-densho-67-256)
doc Testimony of Frances Kay Nakasone (ddr-densho-67-256)
Written testimony of Frances Kay Nakasone of Bellevue, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, California, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Alice Sakura Kono (ddr-densho-67-201)
doc Testimony of Alice Sakura Kono (ddr-densho-67-201)
Written testimony of Alice Sakura Kono of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Family Impact and Justice."
Testimony of Thomas P. Takayoshi (ddr-densho-67-284)
doc Testimony of Thomas P. Takayoshi (ddr-densho-67-284)
Written testimony of Thomas P. Takayoshi. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-72)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-72)
Excerpt: "Not much has happened since I last wrote, but the weekend is booked full and I'm not sure when I'll get another chance." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-18)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-18)
Excerpt: "Last week I had some rest from choir after Mae's leaving -- we took a week off because of the big banquets for the volunteers." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-79)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-79)
Excerpt: "There is really very little news this week. The first part was very hot and yesterday and today have been unseasonably cool." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.

Narrator 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.

Narrator Eiko Shibayama

Nisei female. Born 1929 in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up helping on family's farm before being removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. Transferred with family to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and eventually returned to Bainbridge Island.

Narrator Lilly Kodama

Nisei female. Born 1935 in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up on Bainbridge Island before being removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, in 1942. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and eventually returned to Bainbridge with family.
Testimony of Samuel T. Shoji (ddr-densho-67-178)
doc Testimony of Samuel T. Shoji (ddr-densho-67-178)
Written testimony of Samuel T. Shoji, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Personal Experiences at Puyallup and Minidoka Centers." Personal information excised by Densho.
Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-350-22)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-350-22)
Becoming a pharmacist

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to ...

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-350-19)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-350-19)
Reestablishing business after the war

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually ...

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-350-8)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-350-8)
Meeting Japanese Americans from Seattle in the canneries

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in ...

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-350-10)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-350-10)
Recreational activities growing up

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning ...

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