Takeko Yokoyama Todo Interview Segment 8

Description of siblings (ddr-densho-1000-430-1) - 00:03:23
Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-densho-1000-430-2) - 00:07:54
Description of childhood home (ddr-densho-1000-430-3) - 00:04:04
Memories of neighborhood growing up (ddr-densho-1000-430-4) - 00:05:09
Mother's prewar work as a Japanese language school teacher (ddr-densho-1000-430-5) - 00:04:18
Community activities and events (ddr-densho-1000-430-6) - 00:05:56
Attending elementary school (ddr-densho-1000-430-7) - 00:05:02
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor in a convenience store (ddr-densho-1000-430-8) - 00:04:02
The aftermath of December 7th: leaving school, restrictions, storing belongings (ddr-densho-1000-430-9) - 00:07:14
First impressions of the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1000-430-10) - 00:04:48
Preoccupations of young people in camp (ddr-densho-1000-430-11) - 00:04:27
Attending camp reunions (ddr-densho-1000-430-12) - 00:02:14
The layout of the Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1000-430-13) - 00:03:08
The train ride to Minidoka (ddr-densho-1000-430-14) - 00:05:23
Deciding to leave camp to work as a schoolgirl (ddr-densho-1000-430-15) - 00:07:43
Attending school in Ohio as the only Japanese American (ddr-densho-1000-430-16) - 00:06:27
Working for the Boy Scouts of America (ddr-densho-1000-430-17) - 00:03:58
Turning down a full scholarship for college (ddr-densho-1000-430-18) - 00:07:46
Returning home and reuniting with family (ddr-densho-1000-430-19) - 00:05:47
Getting a job at a brokerage firm (ddr-densho-1000-430-20) - 00:04:35
Becoming a stockbroker (ddr-densho-1000-430-21) - 00:03:25
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor in a convenience store

00:04:02 — Segment 8 of 21

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June 9, 2015

Densho Visual History Collection


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Takeko Yokoyama Todo

Takeko Yokoyama Todo Interview

01:46:43 — 21 segments

June 9, 2015

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born April 3, 1927, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle, where father was a truck driver and mother was a Japanese language school teacher. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Left camp to finish high school in Ohio and work as a schoolgirl. Eventually returned to Seattle and established a career as a stockbroker.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


Courtesy of Densho