Personal recollections

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Hasegawa Family (ddr-csujad-8-16)
doc Hasegawa Family (ddr-csujad-8-16)
Oral history interview with the Hasegawas, including Ray, Helen, Peter, Yoshino, Becky and George Hasegawa. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Hasegawa Family
Kazuye Matsunaga (ddr-csujad-8-38)
doc Kazuye Matsunaga (ddr-csujad-8-38)
Oral history interview with Kazuye [Kazue] Matsunaga. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Matsunaga, Kazuye
Mr. Harry Echiyu Hiraoka (ddr-csujad-8-87)
doc Mr. Harry Echiyu Hiraoka (ddr-csujad-8-87)
Oral history interview with Mr. Harry Echiyu Hiraoka. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Hiraoka, Mr Harry Echiyu
Nisei and Issei find that this is America (ddr-csujad-19-44)
doc Nisei and Issei find that this is America (ddr-csujad-19-44)
This is an article from the "Magazine of America," published on June 5, 1943, by Yoichi Matsuda which describes the life of the people of Japanese ancestry and their fear of the mob and the "FBI" after Japan executed a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-37-769)
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Original caption: Naval photograph documenting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii which initiated US participation in World War II. Navy's caption: Colors flying from USS WEST VIRGINIA(left) and USS ARIZONA (right) aflame, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor of Dec. 7, 1941., 12/07/1941
Bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-37-768)
img Bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-37-768)
Original caption: Naval photograph documenting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii which initiated US participation in World War II. Navy's caption: The terrific explosion of the destroyer USS SHAW when her magazine exploded after being bombed by Japanese aircraft in the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 12/07/1941
Cherry Kinoshita Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-34-5)
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Being questioned by the FBI over the family's short wave radio
Cherry Kinoshita Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-34-4)
vh Cherry Kinoshita Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-34-4)
Observing father's reaction upon hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Cherry Kinoshita Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-34-6)
vh Cherry Kinoshita Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-34-6)
Feeling "suspect" because of community atmosphere following the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Ryoko Kobayashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-chi-1-16-3)
vh Ryoko Kobayashi Interview Segment 3 (ddr-chi-1-16-3)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor and preparing for mass removal
Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-janm-13-1-10)
vh Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-janm-13-1-10)
The aftermath of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: volunteering as supply clerk at a first aid station, handing out gas masks

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) …

Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-janm-13-1-11)
vh Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-janm-13-1-11)
Writing letters to the editor of Time magazine refuting rumors regarding the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Ernest Uno Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1007-7-1)
vh Ernest Uno Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1007-7-1)
Being accused of theft in school after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 …

Chester Tanaka Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1007-6-2)
vh Chester Tanaka Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1007-6-2)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I was just stunned when I heard the news" (audio only)

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Kenji Goto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1007-2-7)
vh Kenji Goto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1007-2-7)
Rumors in Hawaii after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 …

George Koshi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1008-1-6)
vh George Koshi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1008-1-6)
The bombing of Pearl Harbor: "What a stupid act on the part of Japan"to Denver

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.

Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1008-5-9)
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Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while at Fort Lewis

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.

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