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Yuriko Yamamoto Interview Segment 2

Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-densho-1000-408-1) - 00:03:35
Born in Boyle Heights (ddr-densho-1000-408-2) - 00:01:43
Growing up with neighbors of different ethnicities (ddr-densho-1000-408-3) - 00:06:36
Description of parents (ddr-densho-1000-408-4) - 00:04:09
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-408-5) - 00:01:48
Two brothers sent to live in Japan before the war (ddr-densho-1000-408-6) - 00:03:24
Activities during elementary school (ddr-densho-1000-408-7) - 00:07:22
Parents send third brother to Japan (ddr-densho-1000-408-8) - 00:03:31
Losing mother at an early age (ddr-densho-1000-408-9) - 00:05:36
Staying with family friends while father returns to Japan (ddr-densho-1000-408-10) - 00:07:10
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-408-11) - 00:03:37
Living conditions at Santa Anita (ddr-densho-1000-408-12) - 00:03:28
Food in camp (ddr-densho-1000-408-13) - 00:03:51
The journey by train to Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-1000-408-14) - 00:01:56
Coping with difficult conditions in Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-1000-408-15) - 00:03:50
Attending high school in camp (ddr-densho-1000-408-16) - 00:04:30
Daily activities in camp (ddr-densho-1000-408-17) - 00:09:16
Leaving camp for Michigan (ddr-densho-1000-408-18) - 00:07:41
Graduating from beauty school (ddr-densho-1000-408-19) - 00:03:20
Returning to California and reuniting with father (ddr-densho-1000-408-20) - 00:03:29
Meeting future husband and getting married (ddr-densho-1000-408-21) - 00:03:35
Visiting Japan (ddr-densho-1000-408-22) - 00:01:58
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-408-23) - 00:02:46
Description of photographs (ddr-densho-1000-408-24) - 00:04:14
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Born in Boyle Heights

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.

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April 24, 2012

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Yuriko Yamamoto

Yuriko Yamamoto Interview

01:42:25 — 24 segments

April 24, 2012

Los Angeles, California

Nisei female. Born February 19, 1927, in Los Angeles, California. When mother passed away before the war, went to live with family friends while father went to Japan. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Detroit, Michigan, 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; Tani Ikeda, videographer

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