Pre-World War II

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Pre-World War II (529)

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Paul Yempuku Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-247-6)
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Growing up on a small island, adjusting to language differences
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-153-8)
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Going to Japan for summer vacation, but remaining there after vacation was over

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 …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-153-12)
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Description of middle school in Japan, involvement in compulsory military training

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 …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-153-13)
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Excelling in English classes in Japan

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 such.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-153-15)
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Being allowed to attend a prestigious school because of family ties

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 …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-153-14)
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Concerns about military conscription in Japan

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 such.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-153-11)
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A serious altercation with a Japanese schoolmate over name-calling

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 such.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-153-10)
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Attending elementary school in Japan, encountering discrimination as an American immigrant

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 …

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-153-16)
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Memories of teenage years in Japan: spending time with grandfather, attending church

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 9 (ddr-densho-1000-153-9)
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First impressions of Japan and meeting grandmother for the first time

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 …

Sam Ogo Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-193-9)
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Comparison between Japanese and American education system prewar

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Sam Ogo Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-193-10)
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Returning to the U.S. to avoid serving in the Japanese military

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Sam Ogo Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-193-8)
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Having a difficult time attending school in Japan because of the language barrier

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Sam Ogo Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-193-7)
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Moving to Japan as a child: "It was kind of exciting in a way"

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Min Tonai Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-354-11)
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Going to Japan with family as a child

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.

Min Tonai Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-354-12)
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Older siblings are left in Japan

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.

Kazue Murakami Tanimoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-285-7)
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Becoming independent in Japan; visiting friends of father

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Kazue Murakami Tanimoto Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-285-6)
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Living with a Japanese family, attending school

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.

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