Molly K. Maeda Interview Segment 17

Family background and description of siblings (ddr-densho-1000-420-1) - 00:05:07
Description of father (ddr-densho-1000-420-2) - 00:04:52
Description of mother (ddr-densho-1000-420-3) - 00:02:33
The Japanese American community in prewar Dee, Oregon (ddr-densho-1000-420-4) - 00:05:16
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-420-5) - 00:03:27
Traveling to Hood River to shop (ddr-densho-1000-420-6) - 00:03:47
Thoughts on race relations prewar (ddr-densho-1000-420-7) - 00:05:13
Prewar recreational activities (ddr-densho-1000-420-8) - 00:05:58
Description of family's farm (ddr-densho-1000-420-9) - 00:06:34
Finishing high school and going to college (ddr-densho-1000-420-10) - 00:03:20
Attending church (ddr-densho-1000-420-11) - 00:06:36
Getting a job at Oregon State (ddr-densho-1000-420-12) - 00:02:30
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-420-13) - 00:03:20
Description of future husband (ddr-densho-1000-420-14) - 00:03:49
Preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-420-15) - 00:03:32
Deciding to get married (ddr-densho-1000-420-16) - 00:03:58
First impressions of the Portland Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1000-420-17) - 00:04:14
Getting married in camp (ddr-densho-1000-420-18) - 00:07:43
First arriving in Minidoka (ddr-densho-1000-420-19) - 00:04:13
Father's activities in camp (ddr-densho-1000-420-20) - 00:06:29
Leaving camp and living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (ddr-densho-1000-420-21) - 00:04:15
Returning to Oregon and hearing about discrimination (ddr-densho-1000-420-22) - 00:07:42
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-420-23) - 00:05:13
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First impressions of the Portland Assembly Center

00:04:14 — Segment 17 of 23

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April 17, 2014

Densho Visual History Collection


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Molly K. Maeda

Molly K. Maeda Interview

01:49:41 — 23 segments

April 17, 2014

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born November 23, 1919, in Dee, Oregon. Grew up in Dee, where parents had a farm. Finished college before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before returning to the Hood River, Oregon, area.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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