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Tom Akashi Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-164-11)
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Father's arrest by the FBI: targeted because of childhood friendship with Japanese admiral
Tom Akashi Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-164-12)
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Returning to school after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, getting in fights with other students over racist name-calling
Tom Akashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-164-9)
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Memories of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: after attending church, helping father burn possessions related to Japan
Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-165-12)
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Coping with the aftermath of Pearl Harbor: considering "voluntary evacuation," disposing of belongings
Charles Z. Smith Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-169-8)
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Thoughts on the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "my thoughts were generated largely by the war propaganda"
Peggie Nishimura Bain Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-170-28)
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Memories of the bombing of Pearl Harbor; trying to prepare for mass removal: "I still have nightmares"
May Ota Higa Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-174-17)
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Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while visiting with Japanese American soldiers
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vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-149-23)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while on a military base: separated from unit along with other Japanese Americans
Art Shibayama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-151-8)
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Grandparents deported to Peru after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; rest of family taken away by ship
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-152-10)
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Returning to school after the bombing of Pearl Harbor; memories of a teacher who came to visit in concentration camp
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-153-35)
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Memories of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I thought it was a joke or something"

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 …

Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-168-9)
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Hearing the news of Pearl Harbor bombing while in church choir rehearsal
May Y. Namba Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-171-11)
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Aftermath of Pearl Harbor: returning to school, dealing with curfew and other restrictions
Yosh Nakagawa Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-172-15)
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Witnessing changes in parents, family business after the bombing of Pearl Harbor
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-175-16)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "It was just terrifying"

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 …

George Morihiro Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-182-13)
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Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor; feeling surprised upon seeing father's anger
Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-184-30)
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Driving back to Tacoma upon hearing of Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor
George Yamada Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-187-15)
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Reaction to bombing of Pearl Harbor: a racist encounter at a movie theater

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.

Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-190-12)
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Feeling uncomfortable upon returning to school; hearing of FBI arrests

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.

Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-190-10)
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Hearing news of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor: "I felt vulnerable"

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.

Richard H. Yamamoto Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-191-15)
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Becoming angry on December 7, 1941, quitting job

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.

Sumi Okamoto Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-192-11)
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Wedding day: December 7, 1941

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.

Ed Tsutakawa Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-196-13)
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Coincidentally sketching a battleship upon hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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.

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