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Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 5

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Moving to Piedmont, California

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June 15, 2011

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Frank Hiratsuka

Frank Hiratsuka Interview

01:13:25 — 17 segments

June 15, 2011

Skokie, Illinois

Nisei male. Born July 16, 1926, in Alviso, California. Lived in various places in California as a child. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, family moved to Reedley, California, in an attempt to avoid incarceration, but were removed when the exclusion zone extended to Reedley. Sent to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp during the war and lived in Morton Grove, Illinois, before being drafted into the military. Eventually moved to Chicago, Illinois.

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Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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