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Kenji Onishi Interview Segment 12 (ddr-one-7-62-12)
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Hearing about 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 Interior.

Mary Iwasaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-53-11)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while attending college: "it was just something unbelievable"

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 …

Paul Saito Interview Segment 16 (ddr-one-7-38-16)
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Hearing about 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 Interior.

Mollie Nakasaki Interview Segment 9 (ddr-jamsj-2-4-9)
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The bombing of Pearl Harbor: remembering parents' reactions

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.

Yoshiko Kanazawa Segment 2 (ddr-jamsj-2-15-2)
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Issei father's reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 9 (ddr-jamsj-2-6-9)
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The aftermath of Pearl Harbor: "everything was turmoil"

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.

George Hanada Interview Segment 4 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-4)
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Feeling worried about father after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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.

Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 10 (ddr-janm-13-1-10)
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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)
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Writing letters to the editor of Time magazine refuting rumors regarding 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 …

Louise Kashino Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-31-10)
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Pearl Harbor: "We were Americans, like everyone else..."

For the first hour of this interview, an additional camera crew from KCTS Television was also present.

Spady Koyama Interview I Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-38-17)
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Reaction to bombing of Pearl Harbor, "This is your country no matter who says what"
Tetsushi Marvin Uratsu Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-338-15)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, attending school the next day

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 …

Akio Hoshino Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-26-7)
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Issei and Nisei attitudes toward outbreak of war with Japan and mass removal
Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-84-22)
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Seattle's health department refuses to provide typhoid inoculations to Japanese Americans

References are made to several of Nobu Suzuki's personal papers, which are currently available for public perusal at the University of Washington's Manuscripts and University Archives.

Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-84-21)
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Japanese physicians are hampered by curfew restrictions

References are made to several of Nobu Suzuki's personal papers, which are currently available for public perusal at the University of Washington's Manuscripts and University Archives.

Tsuguo
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-123-8)
Attending school assembly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I felt as though our fellow students were looking at us, and we were the enemy"

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Toshikazu
vh Toshikazu "Tosh" Okamoto Interview I Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-240-13)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "I had this real ominous feeling"
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
Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-390-13)
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Feeling uncomfortable 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 Department of …

Marianne West Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-120-3)
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Hearing news of Pearl Harbor bombing: disbelief, then gradual realization

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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.

Art Abe Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-206-17)
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Feeling bitter upon being removed: "I couldn't believe what the government was doing to us"
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