May Ohmura Watanabe Segment 4

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Moving home from college after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

0:05:04 — Segment 4 of 17

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December 28, 2018

Densho Visual History Collection


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May Ohmura Watanabe

May Ohmura Watanabe Interview

2:05:58 — 17 segments

December 28, 2018

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born May 13, 1922, in Chico, California. Grew up in Chico, where parents ran a produce store. Was in college when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and was removed with her family to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to attend school in Syracuse, New York, and become a public health nurse. Later worked at the University of Pittsburgh.

Nina Wallace, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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