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Junko Mizuta Interview Segment 8

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Receiving censored letters from father in various internment camps

0:06:57 — Segment 8 of 15

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October 4, 2017

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Junko Mizuta

Junko Mizuta Interview

1:31:21 — 15 segments

October 4, 2017

Nisei female. Born 1925 in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a laundry business and managed an apartment house. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father was arrested by the FBI, and the rest of the family was removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon. While at the assembly center, Junko, a teenager, witnessed firsthand the shooting of a Japanese American cook by a camp guard. After leaving camp, went to school for a time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before moving to Chicago, Illinois.

Anna Takada, interviewer

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