Fumiko Hayashida Segment 17

Preparing for mass removal, traveling with children (ddr-densho-1000-15-1) - 00:02:15
Description of photo of "evacuation day" (ddr-densho-1000-15-2) - 00:01:40
Description of siblings (ddr-densho-1000-15-3) - 00:01:13
Father's early occupations, farming on Bainbridge Island (ddr-densho-1000-15-4) - 00:02:53
Bainbridge Island's prewar Japanese American community (ddr-densho-1000-15-5) - 00:01:46
Community celebrations, picnics (ddr-densho-1000-15-6) - 00:02:19
Description Bainbridge Island's Japanese American community (ddr-densho-1000-15-7) - 00:01:33
Adjusting to life in the U.S. after living in Japan as a child (ddr-densho-1000-15-8) - 00:02:18
Elected to student government position in high school (ddr-densho-1000-15-9) - 00:03:02
Meeting future husband and getting married (ddr-densho-1000-15-10) - 00:03:14
Farming after getting married (ddr-densho-1000-15-11) - 00:01:52
Family's response to FBI pick-up; preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-15-12) - 00:03:26
Non-Japanese Americans' response to Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-15-13) - 00:03:36
Removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington, just as the strawberry crops were ready to be harvested (ddr-densho-1000-15-14) - 00:01:06
Efforts to store belongings in preparation for mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-15-15) - 00:02:59
Mass removal: traveling with two children while expecting another (ddr-densho-1000-15-16) - 00:02:41
Memories of removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington (ddr-densho-1000-15-17) - 00:02:18
A famous "evacuation-day" photo (ddr-densho-1000-15-18) - 00:03:31
Taking the ferry to Seattle during mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-15-19) - 00:02:28
Flag waving and pulled blinds on the train ride to Manzanar (ddr-densho-1000-15-20) - 00:02:22
Arrival at Manzanar concentration camp, stuffing mattresses (ddr-densho-1000-15-21) - 00:02:40
A mother's life in Manzanar concentration camp (ddr-densho-1000-15-22) - 00:03:16
Health care in Manzanar concentration camp: prenatal, delivery, and newborn care (ddr-densho-1000-15-23) - 00:03:46
Giving birth in a concentration camp (ddr-densho-1000-15-24) - 00:02:47
Allowed to take a single baby picture (ddr-densho-1000-15-25) - 00:01:56
Obtaining supplies to care for children in camp (ddr-densho-1000-15-26) - 00:04:05
Voluntarily moving to Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-1000-15-27) - 00:03:20
Husband's work in camp, his answers to the so-called "loyalty questions" (ddr-densho-1000-15-28) - 00:03:08
Daily life in camp: work, social and cultural activities (ddr-densho-1000-15-29) - 00:04:16
Receiving a visit from former high school teacher (ddr-densho-1000-15-30) - 00:02:25
Visits from non-Japanese Americans (ddr-densho-1000-15-31) - 00:01:11
Leaving camp and returning to Bainbridge Island: "glad to be home" (ddr-densho-1000-15-32) - 00:05:25
Observing changes in the Bainbridge Island Japanese American community postwar (ddr-densho-1000-15-33) - 00:02:06
Difficulties with the family farm after returning home (ddr-densho-1000-15-34) - 00:02:03
Facing losses and giving up the farm on Bainbridge Island (ddr-densho-1000-15-35) - 00:04:02
Family's postwar experiences (ddr-densho-1000-15-36) - 00:02:33
Talking with children about wartime experiences (ddr-densho-1000-15-37) - 00:01:54
Description of being removed with daughter (ddr-densho-1000-15-38) - 00:06:07
Description of daughter (ddr-densho-1000-15-39) - 00:03:55
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-15-40) - 00:05:11
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Memories of removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington

00:02:18 — Segment 17 of 40

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March 16, 1998

Densho Visual History Collection


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Fumiko Hayashida

Fumiko Hayashida Interview

01:54:38 — 40 segments

March 16, 1998

Bainbridge Island, Washington

Nisei female. Born January 21, 1911, in Winslow, Washington. Grew up in Japan and the Fletcher's Bay area of Bainbridge Island, Washington. Member of the first group of Japanese Americans to be forcibly removed from their homes and incarcerated. Incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp, California, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, while pregnant and caring for two small children. Subject of famous photo of a mother carrying her sleeping child wearing evacuation tags.

Lori Hoshino, interviewer; Alice Ito, interviewer; Matt Emery, videographer


Courtesy of Densho