Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

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Takenori Yamamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1003-7-8)
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Passing time in 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.

Takenori Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1003-7-7)
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Father's work as a carpenter in 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.

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-10-10)
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Feelings of camp residents: discouragement, bitterness, but also memories of fun activities

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 ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-10-9)
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Writing a serial murder mystery for the camp newspaper

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 ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-10-8)
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Working for the Poston Chronicle, the camp newspaper

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 ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1002-10-12)
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Thoughts on the registration period in camp; brother volunteered for military, killed in Italy at age nineteen

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 ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-10-7)
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Recollections of Poston concentration camp, Arizona: heat, sand, 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 ...

Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-35-11)
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Jobs in camp: waiter and cook in the mess halls

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Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-35-13)
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Coping with living conditions in camp

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Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-35-15)
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Visiting mother in camp while she had a medical operation

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Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-35-1)
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Memories of camp

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Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-35-10)
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First arriving in Poston

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Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 12 (ddr-one-7-35-12)
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Leaving camp temporarily to work

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Isao Kameshige Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-35-9)
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The journey by train to Poston

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Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-18)
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Leaving camp for Denver, Colorado

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 14 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-14)
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Recreational activities in concentration camp: attending school

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-12)
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Recollections of the crowded journey to Poston concentration camp, Colorado

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-13)
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Conditions at Poston concentration camp: heat, lack of privacy

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-16)
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Singing and performing in camp

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 15 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-15)
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Unpleasant memories of a fellow camp inmate's suicide

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

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