Misa Taketa Interview Segment 4

Father's family background (ddr-densho-1000-436-1) - 00:05:28
Mother's immigration to the U.S. as a "picture bride" (ddr-densho-1000-436-2) - 00:05:02
Description of family home (ddr-densho-1000-436-3) - 00:03:38
Attending elementary school and Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-436-4) - 00:12:26
Memories of farming in South Park (ddr-densho-1000-436-5) - 00:06:20
Moving to a different farm after nearby airport expansion (ddr-densho-1000-436-6) - 00:04:44
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a search of home by the county sheriff (ddr-densho-1000-436-7) - 00:06:34
Description of parents (ddr-densho-1000-436-8) - 00:03:39
A farm employee visits father at the immigration station on behalf of the family (ddr-densho-1000-436-9) - 00:03:36
Returning to school after December 7th (ddr-densho-1000-436-10) - 00:06:39
Reading letters to father while he was in a Department of Justice camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-11) - 00:11:30
Being called in to talk to the vice principal on the last day of school (ddr-densho-1000-436-12) - 00:03:15
Leaving belongings to go to camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-13) - 00:04:20
Reuniting with father in camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-14) - 00:08:31
Moving to Tule Lake (ddr-densho-1000-436-15) - 00:03:49
Working for a block manager in camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-16) - 00:06:55
A harrowing experience leaving camp to go to eastern Oregon (ddr-densho-1000-436-17) - 00:08:18
Doing domestic service in Ontario, Oregon (ddr-densho-1000-436-18) - 00:05:05
Parents' work in a farm labor camp after leaving camp (ddr-densho-1000-436-19) - 00:04:14
Moving to Philadelphia and meeting future husband (ddr-densho-1000-436-20) - 00:05:13
Getting married and raising a family (ddr-densho-1000-436-21) - 00:03:28
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-436-22) - 00:04:07
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Attending elementary school and Japanese language school

00:12:26 — Segment 4 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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