Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Segment 8

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Passing the time at the Tulare Assembly Center: organizing a carnival

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November 29, 2018

Densho Visual History Collection


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Elsie Uyematsu Osajima

Elsie Uyematsu Osajima Interview

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Los Angeles, California

Nisei female. Born July 25, 1925, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Pasadena, where parents ran a small market. Removed to the Tulare Assembly Center, California, during World War II, then to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Left camp to attend college in Nebraska, then married and returned to California. Worked for many years at UCLA's Asian American Studies Center.

Brian Niiya, interviewer; Karen Umemoto, interviewer; Yuka Murakami, videographer


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