Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview II Segment 1

Mother's fears about leaving camp (ddr-densho-1000-158-1) - 00:05:35
Prewar exposure to discrimination and "color-lines" in the housing industry (ddr-densho-1000-158-2) - 00:11:54
(ddr-densho-1000-158-3) - 00:03:16
Description of Milwaukee-Downer college (ddr-densho-1000-158-4) - 00:10:20
Little discussion of racial discrimination or prejudice with parents (ddr-densho-1000-158-5) - 00:09:49
Interacting with other people of color (ddr-densho-1000-158-6) - 00:09:52
Taking a job with the American Council on Race Relations (ddr-densho-1000-158-7) - 00:04:31
Thoughts on ethnic identity in the years immediately following World War II (ddr-densho-1000-158-8) - 00:07:01
(ddr-densho-1000-158-9) - 00:08:44
Meeting future husband (ddr-densho-1000-158-10) - 00:10:42
Dating an African American man, meeting his family (ddr-densho-1000-158-11) - 00:09:30
Observing the racial climate of the country in the late 1940s (ddr-densho-1000-158-12) - 00:05:44
Mother's involvement in labor union activities (ddr-densho-1000-158-13) - 00:11:56
Deciding to leave Chicago (ddr-densho-1000-158-14) - 00:06:45
Experiencing discrimination at live-in job (ddr-densho-1000-158-15) - 00:12:28
Mother's second marriage after World War II (ddr-densho-1000-158-16) - 00:08:28
Raising children in Seattle (ddr-densho-1000-158-17) - 00:07:45
(ddr-densho-1000-158-18) - 00:05:08
Talking to children about their ethnic identity (ddr-densho-1000-158-19) - 00:09:53
Memories of the "Red Scare" in the 1950s (ddr-densho-1000-158-20) - 00:04:21
Husband's "red-baiting" assignments as a journalist (ddr-densho-1000-158-21) - 00:08:51
Thoughts on Brown vs. Board of Education (ddr-densho-1000-158-22) - 00:07:00
Postwar work in the Seattle Public Schools (ddr-densho-1000-158-23) - 00:11:58
Working for CAMP, the Central Area Motivation Program (ddr-densho-1000-158-24) - 00:12:07
(ddr-densho-1000-158-25) - 00:06:55
Helping to establish a daycare program for lower-income families (ddr-densho-1000-158-26) - 00:05:45
Running the daycare program (ddr-densho-1000-158-27) - 00:08:16
Continuing work with community and education (ddr-densho-1000-158-28) - 00:09:11
Working with the Model Cities Program (ddr-densho-1000-158-29) - 00:09:34
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Mother's fears about leaving camp

00:05:35 — Segment 1 of 29

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May 18, 2004

Densho Visual History Collection


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Elaine Ishikawa Hayes

Elaine Ishikawa Hayes Interview II

04:03:19 — 29 segments

May 18, 2004

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born June 30, 1923, in Willows, California. Grew up in Sacramento, California, prior to World War II. During the war, was removed to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend college in Wisconsin, and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. Post-World War II, was active in many civic organizations such as the American Council on Race Relations. Later moved to Seattle, Washington, and worked for CAMP, the Central Area Motivation Program, the Model Cities program, and Public Health.

Alice Ito, interviewer; John Pai, videographer


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