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Eiichi Yamashita Interview I Segment 19

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Working for father's oyster business

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September 18, 2014

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Eiichi Yamashita

Eiichi Yamashita Interview I

02:15:25 — 19 segments

September 18, 2014

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born January 27, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, Washington. Finished high school in Bellingham, Washington, where family moved for father's oyster business. During World War II, removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and lived in Chicago briefly before returning to the Samish Bay area near Bellingham to reestablish family's oyster business.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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