Misa Taketa Interview Segment 13

Father's family background (ddr-densho-1000-436-1) -
Mother's immigration to the U.S. as a "picture bride" (ddr-densho-1000-436-2) -
Description of family home (ddr-densho-1000-436-3) -
Attending elementary school and Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-436-4) -
Memories of farming in South Park (ddr-densho-1000-436-5) -
Moving to a different farm after nearby airport expansion (ddr-densho-1000-436-6) -
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a search of home by the county sheriff (ddr-densho-1000-436-7) -
Description of parents (ddr-densho-1000-436-8) -
A farm employee visits father at the immigration station on behalf of the family (ddr-densho-1000-436-9) -
Returning to school after December 7th (ddr-densho-1000-436-10) -
Reading letters to father while he was in a Department of Justice camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-11) -
Being called in to talk to the vice principal on the last day of school (ddr-densho-1000-436-12) -
Leaving belongings to go to camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-13) -
Reuniting with father in camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-14) -
Moving to Tule Lake (ddr-densho-1000-436-15) -
Working for a block manager in camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-16) -
A harrowing experience leaving camp to go to eastern Oregon (ddr-densho-1000-436-17) -
Doing domestic service in Ontario, Oregon (ddr-densho-1000-436-18) -
Parents' work in a farm labor camp after leaving camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-19) -
Moving to Philadelphia and meeting future husband (ddr-densho-1000-436-20) -
Getting married and raising a family (ddr-densho-1000-436-21) -
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-436-22) -
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Leaving belongings to go to camp

00:04:20 — Segment 13 of 22

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January 20, 2016

Densho Visual History Collection


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Misa Taketa

Misa Taketa Interview

02:06:51 — 22 segments

January 20, 2016

San Jose, California

Nisei female. Born January 18, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the South Park area, south of Seattle, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Ontario, Oregon, for a time, before living in Philadelphia and then moving to San Jose, California.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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