An Oral History with Ikuko Amatatsu Watanabe

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ddr-csujad-29-12 (CSUJAD Local ID: 1363_T01, CSUJAD Project ID: csufccop_jaoh_0020)

CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History Japanese American Oral History Project Collection

Nisei district manager of an educational corporation discusses samurai ancestry; childhood on Bainbridge Island, Washington, and makeup of Bainbridge Japanese community; incarceration at the Manzanar camp, California, including circumstances as to why Bainbridge Islanders were transferred to the Minidoka camp in Idaho; wartime resettlement to Chicago; and postwar years in California, with particular attention to discriminatory housing policies. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0019. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1363_T01




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