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Narrator Frank Sumida

Nisei male. Born August 10, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. Grew up primarily in Los Angeles, California, where parents ran a restaurant. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, where he participating in running an organized gambling operation. Moved briefly to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before being sent to ...

Narrator Clyde Tichenor

White male. Born August 28, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. Lost father at an early age and moved to Los Angeles, California. While in Los Angeles, began to study judo. Was part of a group in 1943 that visited Manzanar and competed in a judo tournament. Served in the navy during World War II and eventually returned ...
Two men and a woman at Club Waikiki (ddr-densho-300-608)
img Two men and a woman at Club Waikiki (ddr-densho-300-608)
Caption: "Souvenir of Club Waikiki. 804 Wilson Avenue, Chicago 40, Illinois. Longbeach 1-3446. Jan. 28, 1954."
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-152-30)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-152-30)
Living in Chicago, Illinois, postwar: ethnic composition of high school
Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-341-13)
vh Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-341-13)
Leaving camp and moving to Illinois

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Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (Septmenber 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-90)
doc Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (Septmenber 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-90)
Postcard to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (September 16, 1944). It is postmarked September 18, 1944 from De Kalb, Illinois.
doc "Japanese Excluded!" (ddr-densho-68-86)
Full headline: "Japanese Excluded! Illinois City Won't Have 2 Island Nisei"
Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-168-5)
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-168-5)
Memories of working at the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois
May Y. Namba Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-171-22)
vh May Y. Namba Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-171-22)
Leaving camp for Chicago, Illinois; being investigated by the FBI
Art Shibayama Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-151-22)
vh Art Shibayama Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-151-22)
Family moves to Chicago, Illinois; getting a job in a carbon paper factory with Japanese Americans
Frank Konishi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-manz-1-25-22)
vh Frank Konishi Interview Segment 22 (ddr-manz-1-25-22)
Moving to family with Carbondale, Illinois, the first Japanese Americans to live there
Letter to a Nisei man from a friend (ddr-densho-153-34)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from a friend (ddr-densho-153-34)
Excerpt: "I really have taken my time in writing you." Sent to Chicago, Illinois.
Atsumi Ozawa Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-348-18)
vh Atsumi Ozawa Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-348-18)
Getting married

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Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-345-18)
vh Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-345-18)
Speaking to students about wartime experiences

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Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-345-15)
vh Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-345-15)
Establishing a career as an electrician

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Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-345-19)
vh Richard Iwao Hidaka Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-345-19)
Getting married and raising a family

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Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-341-16)
vh Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-341-16)
Moving to Chicago

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Kiyo Yoshimura Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-344-16)
vh Kiyo Yoshimura Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-344-16)
Comparing Japanese Americans who remained in Chicago to those who returned to the West Coast

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Frank Sumida Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-261-1)
vh Frank Sumida Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-261-1)
Born in Chicago, Illinois

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Betty Tanakatsubo Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-343-17)
vh Betty Tanakatsubo Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-343-17)
A close friend in Chicago

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