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Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-153-45)
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Moving to permanent camp in Jerome, Arkansas; working as the storekeeper for the food warehouse

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 47 (ddr-densho-1000-153-47)
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Acting somewhat as an interpreter between Issei, Nisei and Kibei in camp

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 49 (ddr-densho-1000-153-49)
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Being warned not to volunteer for the military's "spy school," but deciding to go anyway

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 48 (ddr-densho-1000-153-48)
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Seizing an opportunity to leave camp by volunteering for the army

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as …

Joe Yamakido Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-167-9)
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Arrested for failing to report for army induction physical; sentenced to three years in prison
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-175-18)
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Concern over father's attack 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.

James Yamazaki Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-175-17)
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Visiting family in Jerome concentration camp and finding out father had been assaulted and hospitalized

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Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-287-20)
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Unprepared for winter weather conditions in Arkansas

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.

Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-287-19)
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Arrival in Jerome, Arkansas: a welcoming group

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.

Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-287-23)
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Remembering visits by Nisei soldiers in camp

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Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-287-28)
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Father changes his mind about moving the family to Japan

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Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-287-21)
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Mother's role in camp: caring for five children and doing janitorial work

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Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-287-22)
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As the eldest son, enforcing rules within the family in the absence of father

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Masamizu Kitajima Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-287-24)
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Reuniting with father: "he wasn't himself when he came in"

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Jane Hidaka Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-346-5)
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Mother makes furniture in camp

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Yuriko Hohri Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-353-14)
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Attending school in camp

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Yuriko Hohri Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-353-15)
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Reuniting with father in camp; he had witnessed a shooting in a Department of Justice camp

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George Nakano Interview I Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-359-6)
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A child's memories of 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.

George Nakano Interview I Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-359-9)
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Parents sign "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Art Ishida Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-363-16)
vh Art Ishida Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-363-16)
Social activities in camp

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Art Ishida Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-363-17)
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Answering "no-yes" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Art Ishida Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-363-15)
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Working as a lumberjack in camp, building own furniture

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Art Ishida Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-363-14)
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First impressions of Jerome

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.

Frank K. Omatsu Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-373-14)
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Finishing high school in camp

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