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Margaret Junko Morita Hiratsuka Interview Segment 3

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Mother's immigration to the U.S.

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June 15, 2011

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Margaret Junko Morita Hiratsuka

Margaret Junko Morita Hiratsuka Interview

01:17:07 — 16 segments

June 15, 2011

Skokie, Illinois

Nisei female. Born July 22, 1928, in Seattle, Washington. Father ran a prominent hotel which was frequently patronized by visiting Japanese dignitaries. Father was picked up by the FBI on December 7, 1941. During the war, removed with family to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, moved to Denver, Colorado, eventually settling in Chicago, Illinois.

(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.)

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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