Puyallup (Camp Harmony)

Temporary Assembly Center

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Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-13)
doc Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-13)
Ayako writes to her father about how happy she is to hear that he is being released and gives him updates on life at the Puyallup Assembly Center.
Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-6)
doc Letter from Ayako Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-6)
Ayako writes to her father sending him love for his birthday; she tells him that Abraham Lincoln died the day before his birthday and asks if he remembers the event. She tells him about the family's preparations for mass removal, including receiving typhoid shots and feeling a little sick afterwards.
Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-11)
doc Letter from Midori Fujii to Yoshito Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-11)
Midori writes to her father about life at the Puyallup Assembly Center and tells him about a rumor she has heard about him.
Cherry Kinoshita Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-34-8)
vh Cherry Kinoshita Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-34-8)
Early memories of Puyallup Assembly Center: poor meals, primitive latrines, and guard towers
Lois Shikami Interview Segment 5 (ddr-chi-1-8-5)
vh Lois Shikami Interview Segment 5 (ddr-chi-1-8-5)
Arrival at the Puyallup Assembly Center: "It was a shock"
Don Maeda Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1014-15-6)
vh Don Maeda Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1014-15-6)
The day of mass removal

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1002-2-12)
vh Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1002-2-12)
Involvement in a plot to murder a Nisei 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 not life histories, …

Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1001-7-6)
vh Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1001-7-6)
A child's memories of visiting Japanese American friends in camp
Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-1-4)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1002-1-4)
Participating in a research study as an observer and participant through the mass removal and assembly center process

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 …

Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1002-1-5)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1002-1-5)
Memories of mass removal

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 …

Victor Ikeda Interview Segment 30 (ddr-manz-1-23-30)
vh Victor Ikeda Interview Segment 30 (ddr-manz-1-23-30)
First impressions of Puyallup: living under the roller coaster
Victor Ikeda Interview Segment 31 (ddr-manz-1-23-31)
vh Victor Ikeda Interview Segment 31 (ddr-manz-1-23-31)
Passing the time in camp: volunteering for the dishwashing crew
Irene Yamauchi Tatsuta Interview Segment 8 (ddr-manz-1-158-8)
vh Irene Yamauchi Tatsuta Interview Segment 8 (ddr-manz-1-158-8)
First arriving at the Puyallup Assembly Center, being visited by elementary school principal
Shig Kaseguma Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-32-12)
vh Shig Kaseguma Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-32-12)
The Puyallup Assembly Center: "it wasn't a pleasant place to be"
Shiuko Sakai Interview Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-128-7)
vh Shiuko Sakai Interview Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-128-7)
Preparing for mass removal and arriving at the Puyallup Assembly Center
Dorothy H. Sato Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-50-8)
vh Dorothy H. Sato Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-50-8)
First impressions of the Puyallup Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-56-6)
vh Etsuko Ichikawa Osaki Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-56-6)
Memories of leaving for camp

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Kenji J. Yaguchi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-63-8)
vh Kenji J. Yaguchi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-63-8)
First impressions of the Puyallup Assembly Center

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Jim Akutsu Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-2-19)
vh Jim Akutsu Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-2-19)
JACL and labor groups vying for leadership within Puyallup Assembly Center

Interview was conducted over two days because of delays caused by technical difficulties.

Jim Akutsu Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-2-18)
vh Jim Akutsu Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-2-18)
Conditions at Puyallup Assembly Center

Interview was conducted over two days because of delays caused by technical difficulties.

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