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Hikaru Morohoshi Interview Segment 7

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First impressions of the Tanforan assembly center

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September 2, 2010

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Hikaru Morohoshi

Hikaru Morohoshi Interview

01:17:01 — 12 segments

September 2, 2010

Los Angeles, California

Kibei Nisei male. Born October 4, 1915, in Stockton, California. As a young child, sent to Japan to live with grandparents and attend school. Returned to California at age eighteen, and drafted into the U.S. military. Discharged from the army after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, Washington, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Answered "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and was transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving Tule Lake, lived in Maryland and Florida before eventually returning to California.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Martha Nakagawa, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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