Kanji Sahara Segment 20

Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-densho-1000-448-1) - 0:05:53
Parents' early work in the U.S.: father ran a retail produce stand (ddr-densho-1000-448-2) - 0:05:19
Growing up in Los Angeles (ddr-densho-1000-448-3) - 0:06:01
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-448-4) - 0:05:35
Childhood memories (ddr-densho-1000-448-5) - 0:05:42
Keeping in touch with relatives in Japan (ddr-densho-1000-448-6) - 0:04:57
A few memories after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1000-448-7) - 0:04:00
Living in Santa Anita near families from the same prewar area (ddr-densho-1000-448-8) - 0:06:26
Memories of the riot in Santa Anita (ddr-densho-1000-448-9) - 0:08:37
Attending school in Jerome (ddr-densho-1000-448-10) - 0:04:30
Coping with limited furniture and supplies in camp (ddr-densho-1000-448-11) - 0:10:19
Leaving camp for Chicago, Illinois (ddr-densho-1000-448-12) - 0:11:11
Attending school and church in Chicago (ddr-densho-1000-448-13) - 0:09:57
Graduating high school in Chicago (ddr-densho-1000-448-14) - 0:07:22
Living and working in New York (ddr-densho-1000-448-15) - 0:06:41
Returning to California (ddr-densho-1000-448-16) - 0:04:48
Meeting future wife and getting married (ddr-densho-1000-448-17) - 0:04:59
Raising children (ddr-densho-1000-448-18) - 0:08:20
Volunteering as a docent for the Japanese American National Museum (ddr-densho-1000-448-19) - 0:07:33
Getting involved with the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition (ddr-densho-1000-448-20) - 0:07:59
Activism in retirement (ddr-densho-1000-448-21) - 0:05:47
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Getting involved with the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition

0:07:59 — Segment 20 of 21

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October 5, 2018

Densho Visual History Collection


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Kanji Sahara

Kanji Sahara Interview

2:23:09 — 21 segments

October 5, 2018

Torrance, California

Issei male. Born April 4, 1934, in Hiroshima, Japan, while mother and older siblings were visiting Japan for an extended period. Came to the United States at a few months old, and grew up in the Uptown area of Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome and Rohwer concentration camps, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived and worked in Chicago, Illinois, before eventually returning to California.

Brian Niiya, interviewer; Yuka Murakami, videographer


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