Gene Akutsu Interview II Segment 3

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Father's active role in the Japanese American community

00:07:02 — Segment 3 of 15

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April 17, 2008

Densho Visual History Collection


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Gene Akutsu

Gene Akutsu Interview II

01:23:31 — 15 segments

April 17, 2008

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born 1925 in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Refused to participate in draft, imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington, for resisting the draft. Resettled in Seattle.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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