Akio Hoshino Segment 9

Prewar prejudice in employment (ddr-densho-1000-26-1) - 00:03:54
Description of Seattle's Nihonmachi hotel industry (ddr-densho-1000-26-2) - 00:06:06
Prewar relationships between Japanese and larger society; feeling like a third-class citizen (ddr-densho-1000-26-3) - 00:06:16
Prewar prejudice: being kicked out of "Homeguard" (ddr-densho-1000-26-4) - 00:04:48
Visiting Japan before the war (ddr-densho-1000-26-5) - 00:03:18
Childhood memories of Japantown (ddr-densho-1000-26-6) - 00:02:52
Issei and Nisei attitudes toward outbreak of war with Japan and mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-26-7) - 00:05:30
Memories of Puyallup Assembly Center: friendly guards, ice skating, and arguing over steel cots (ddr-densho-1000-26-8) - 00:06:53
Minidoka concentration camp: social life, work, impact of incarceration on families (ddr-densho-1000-26-9) - 00:05:53
Discussion of so-called "loyalty questions" and the decision to resist the draft (ddr-densho-1000-26-10) - 00:10:21
A unique Japanese American attitude regarding one's time in county jail for resisting the draft (ddr-densho-1000-26-11) - 00:07:39
Description of McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington; imprisoned for resisting the draft (ddr-densho-1000-26-12) - 00:05:11
Leaving McNeil Island Penitentiary, starting over (ddr-densho-1000-26-13) - 00:08:09
Reflections on the decision to resist the draft, telling younger generation about experiences (ddr-densho-1000-26-14) - 00:07:02
Experiences with racism, feeling like a third-class citizen (ddr-densho-1000-26-15) - 00:05:39
Not speaking about experiences for a long time (ddr-densho-1000-26-16) - 00:05:33
Reflecting on the U.S. government's actions, "We did receive an apology... sign of a good government" (ddr-densho-1000-26-17) - 00:01:27
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Minidoka concentration camp: social life, work, impact of incarceration on families

00:05:53 — Segment 9 of 17

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July 11, 1997

Densho Visual History Collection


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Akio Hoshino

Akio Hoshino Interview

01:36:31 — 17 segments

July 11, 1997

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born April 28, 1919, in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar years in Seattle's Central area. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resisted draft orders and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington. Resettled in Seattle area after release.

Stephen Fugita, interviewer; Lori Hoshino, interviewer; Matt Emery, videographer


Courtesy of Densho