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Clara S. Hattori Interview II Segment 1

Seeing an advertisement for a job working at the Japanese Pavilion at the San Francisco World's Fair (ddr-densho-1000-427-1) - 0:04:44
Interviewing for a job at the San Francisco World's Fair (ddr-densho-1000-427-2) - 0:06:02
An independent move: applying to work at the Japanese Pavilion at the San Francisco World's Fair (ddr-densho-1000-427-3) - 0:04:23
Communicating with Japanese nationals during the Japanese Pavilion at the San Francisco World's Fair (ddr-densho-1000-427-4) - 0:05:46
Memories of opening night working at the Japanese Pavilion at the San Francisco World's Fair (ddr-densho-1000-427-5) - 0:07:51
Living independently in San Francisco's Japantown in 1939 (ddr-densho-1000-427-6) - 0:05:40
Unsuspecting of political issues in the time leading up to World War II (ddr-densho-1000-427-7) - 0:03:55
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "it was a shock" (ddr-densho-1000-427-8) - 0:07:24
Returning to family farm before mass removal, hearing rumors about the future (ddr-densho-1000-427-9) - 0:04:06
Packing belongings (ddr-densho-1000-427-10) - 0:06:27
Memories of the Arboga Assembly Center, California (ddr-densho-1000-427-11) - 0:03:36
Arrival in Tule Lake, noticing the Kibei were singled out (ddr-densho-1000-427-12) - 0:02:46
Daily life in camp: making furniture, setting up recreational activities (ddr-densho-1000-427-13) - 0:08:53
Meeting future husband (ddr-densho-1000-427-14) - 0:02:36
Memories of riding the train alone out of camp to join fiance (ddr-densho-1000-427-15) - 0:03:58
Getting married in Idaho (ddr-densho-1000-427-16) - 0:04:59
Moving to Moses Lake, Washington, to farm (ddr-densho-1000-427-17) - 0:10:09
Witnessing changes in the Moses Lake community (ddr-densho-1000-427-18) - 0:02:43
Coping with life changes: getting divorced and working to support children (ddr-densho-1000-427-19) - 0:03:28
Parents' postwar lives (ddr-densho-1000-427-20) - 0:05:23
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Seeing an advertisement for a job working at the Japanese Pavilion at the San Francisco World's Fair

0:04:44 — Segment 1 of 20

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January 23, 2015

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Clara S. Hattori

Clara S. Hattori Interview II

1:55:36 — 20 segments

January 26, 2015

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born May 21, 1919, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in the Loomis area of California, where parents ran a farm and fruit orchard. Just prior to World War II, worked in the Japanese Pavilion at the San Francisco World's Fair of 1939-1940. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp and lived in Spokane and Moses Lake, Washington, after the war.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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