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Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-114-10)
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Forced into "Camp Harmony," Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington

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

John Kanda Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-116-1)
vh John Kanda Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-116-1)
Early years, growing up in the Thomas-Auburn area, Washington

This interview is part of a collaborative effort of the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League and Densho.

Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-114-1)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-114-1)
Issei parents immigrate to America, settle in 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 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 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 3 (ddr-densho-1000-114-3)
vh Robert Mizukami Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-114-3)
Attending school in Renton, Washington area, a predominately Caucasian community

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.

John Kanda Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-116-10)
vh John Kanda Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-116-10)
Setting up medical practice in Sumner, Washington, despite the town's history of anti-Japanese sentiment; views on the issue of socialized medicine

This interview is part of a collaborative effort of the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League and 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 the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington (nicknamed "Camp Harmony"). Later, transported to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Served in …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 1, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 1, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-1)
Selected article titles: "Pentagon Order Threatens 442nd Unit as Army Reserve" (p.1), "Complications Foil JACL Chapter Bid to Repeal Washington Alien Land Law; Chapters Now Reconsidering Campaign Effort" (p.1, 3), "ACLU Files Suit to Declare Prop. 14 Unconstitutional in Los Angeles Court" (p.1), "NC-WNDC Group Health Plan Sign-Ups Star" (p.4), "Puyallup Valley CL to Push Japanese …
John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
vh John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained …
Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
doc Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
A family photograph album documenting the Sakahara and Tanaka families' pre-World War II life on Vashon Island and other areas of Washington State. Dan Sakahara was a councilman, block leader, chairman of the red cross, treasurer of the PTA, and temporary chairman of the PTA at the Tule Lake Concentration Camp.  He was also president of …

Narrator John Kanda

Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained …
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, Washington. …
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