Kay Aiko Abe Interview Segment 9

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World War II experiences: memories of Portland Assembly Center

00:04:50 — Segment 9 of 18

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December 2, 2008

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Kay Aiko Abe

Kay Aiko Abe Interview

01:34:47 — 18 segments

December 2, 2008

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born May 9, 1927, in Selleck, Washington. Spent much of childhood in Beaverton, Oregon, where father owned a farm. Influenced at an early age by parents' conversion to Christianity. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After the war, worked to establish a successful volunteer program to feed the homeless in Seattle, Washington.

Shin Yu Pai, interviewer; Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Brian Hashisaki, videographer


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