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An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during ... (ddr-csujad-29-55-1) -
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Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming, from 1942-1943; his family's move to the Chicago area for father's employment; and the return to the West Coast. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton; interview was conducted by Duff Griffith. Audio is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0009. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1328_F01

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Norman Mineta

An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta

0:45:42 — 1 segments

2/10/1975

San Jose, California

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming, from 1942-1943; his family's move to the Chicago area for father's employment; and the return to the West Coast. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton; interview was conducted by Duff Griffith. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0008. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1328_T01

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CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History

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