Miyoko Kaneta Segment 17

Description of parents (ddr-densho-1000-449-1) - 0:02:43
Parents' prewar barber shop (ddr-densho-1000-449-2) - 0:02:54
Growing up with younger siblings, attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-449-3) - 0:05:39
Memories of childhood: playing games, helping out with chores (ddr-densho-1000-449-4) - 0:02:32
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, being confronted by a white woman about ethnic identity (ddr-densho-1000-449-5) - 0:06:26
Living conditions in camp: six in one room, bad food, dust (ddr-densho-1000-449-6) - 0:06:40
Meeting different kinds of people in camp (ddr-densho-1000-449-7) - 0:06:21
Passing time in camp, hearing about unrest (ddr-densho-1000-449-8) - 0:03:28
Leaving camp and living in Idaho and California before moving to Seattle, Washington (ddr-densho-1000-449-9) - 0:08:42
Living with younger siblings after mother's passing, then moving to California (ddr-densho-1000-449-10) - 0:07:34
Working for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission in Hiroshima, Japa (ddr-densho-1000-449-11) - 0:05:55
Meeting relatives while living in Japan (ddr-densho-1000-449-12) - 0:04:20
Deciding to become a teacher (ddr-densho-1000-449-13) - 0:06:58
Experiences teaching in Japan as a Japanese American (ddr-densho-1000-449-14) - 0:05:31
Working with students from foreign countries (ddr-densho-1000-449-15) - 0:04:01
Teaching in public schools with students of different ethnicities (ddr-densho-1000-449-16) - 0:06:28
Looking back on positive connections with students (ddr-densho-1000-449-17) - 0:08:03
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Looking back on positive connections with students

0:08:03 — Segment 17 of 17

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October 12, 2018

Densho Visual History Collection


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Miyoko Kaneta

Miyoko Kaneta Interview

1:34:41 — 17 segments

October 12, 2018

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born December 16, 1926, in El Centro, California. Grew up in various places in California, where parents owned a barbershop. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with her family to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, resettled in Hazelton, Idaho, and Oakland, California, before moving to Seattle, Washington. After the war, worked for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission in Hiroshima, Japan. Became a teacher and taught for many years in the Seattle Public Schools.

Virginia Yamada, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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