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Ben Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-467)
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Nisei male. Born August 2, 1930, in San Mateo, California. During World War II, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Due to parents' answers on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to Tule Lake when it was designated a segregation center. After leaving camp, returned to San Mateo, …

Narrator Ben Takeshita

Nisei male. Born August 2, 1930, in San Mateo, California. During World War II, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Due to parents' answers on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to Tule Lake when it was designated a segregation center. After leaving camp, returned to San Mateo, …
Harry Ueno Interview (ddr-densho-1002-7)
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Nisei male. Born April 14, 1907, in Pauilo, Hawaii. Lived in Japan from 1915 to 1923, and settled on the mainland upon his return to the United States. Was married in 1930, and was removed along with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during World War II. While in Manzanar, organized the Mess Hall Workers Union. …
Nisei woman (ddr-densho-325-385)
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Written on the back of the photograph "No. 13 Hisa + Sumito O'Bon Festival Aug. 19, 1951 - San Mateo"
Harry Ueno Interview Segment 38 (ddr-densho-1002-7-38)
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Thoughts on postwar life, feelings about the U.S. government: "I forgive them"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1002-7-23)
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Involvement in the Manzanar "riot": held in jail while demonstrators protested

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1002-7-16)
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Organizing the mess hall union: complaining to the camp administration about food shortages

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1002-7-17)
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Accusing the camp administration of covering up knowledge of food shortages in camp

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1002-7-20)
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Discussion of accused "informers" for the camp administration

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1002-7-21)
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Being accused of assaulting a suspected camp "informer"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-7-4)
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Encountering prejudice after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, thoughts on anti-Japanese propaganda

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1002-7-26)
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Journey by train through the Mojave Desert

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1002-7-3)
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Getting married, selling produce in a market in Los Angeles, California

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1002-7-29)
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Family's experiences in Manzanar

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues surrounding …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-7-9)
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The day of mass removal: traveling to Manzanar, California, by bus

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1002-7-22)
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Held inside the camp jail after being accused of assaulting a suspected camp "informer"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1002-7-15)
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Investigating sugar shortages while working in a camp mess hall

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1002-7-14)
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Working to build a pond for the camp residents to enjoy while waiting in line for the mess hall

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1002-7-37)
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Description of organization of mess hall workers in Manzanar

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-7-10)
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First impressions of Manzanar concentration camp, California: dust and bad food

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1002-7-30)
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Memories of Leupp, Arizona: secretly listening to news of the war on a shortwave radio

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection …

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