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Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 8

Father's family background: immigration to Alaska (ddr-densho-1000-350-1) - 00:05:01
Parents' arranged marriage (ddr-densho-1000-350-2) - 00:03:35
Growing up in Ketchikan (ddr-densho-1000-350-3) - 00:04:28
Attending school (ddr-densho-1000-350-4) - 00:03:50
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-350-5) - 00:05:22
The shadier side of Ketchikan: Creek Street (ddr-densho-1000-350-6) - 00:04:29
Relationship between Native Americans and other ethnic groups (ddr-densho-1000-350-7) - 00:03:09
Meeting Japanese Americans from Seattle in the canneries (ddr-densho-1000-350-8) - 00:07:24
Hearing about gambling in the canneries (ddr-densho-1000-350-9) - 00:03:30
Recreational activities growing up (ddr-densho-1000-350-10) - 00:05:25
The significance of growing up in Ketchikan (ddr-densho-1000-350-11) - 00:03:51
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-350-12) - 00:05:09
Hearing about FBI arrests of Issei in the community (ddr-densho-1000-350-13) - 00:05:01
Leaving Alaska by ship: mother brings a washing machine along (ddr-densho-1000-350-14) - 00:05:54
Arriving early at assembly center (ddr-densho-1000-350-15) - 00:02:42
Interacting with Japanese Americans from the Lower 48 (ddr-densho-1000-350-16) - 00:06:20
Attending school in Minidoka, not studying very hard (ddr-densho-1000-350-17) - 00:05:39
Returning to Ketchikan (ddr-densho-1000-350-18) - 00:02:54
Reestablishing business after the war (ddr-densho-1000-350-19) - 00:06:45
Serving in the military (ddr-densho-1000-350-20) - 00:02:54
Attending the University of Washington and living in SYNKOA house (ddr-densho-1000-350-21) - 00:06:08
Becoming a pharmacist (ddr-densho-1000-350-22) - 00:03:58
Working for the Owen's Pharmacy (ddr-densho-1000-350-23) - 00:06:05
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-350-24) - 00:05:29
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Meeting Japanese Americans from Seattle in the canneries

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

00:07:24 — Segment 8 of 24

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June 29, 2011

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Robert T. Ohashi

Robert T. Ohashi Interview

01:55:02 — 24 segments

June 29, 2011

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

(Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.)

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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