Cookie Takeshita Segment 10

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A visit in camp from a former teacher

0:05:35 — Segment 10 of 19

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March 11, 2019

Densho Visual History Collection


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Cookie Takeshita

Cookie Takeshita Interview

2:20:42 — 19 segments


Emeryville, California

Nisei female. Born April 1, 1929, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda, where father ran a gardening business. During World War II, family was ordered to leave Alameda and moved to Cortez, California, before being sent to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend school in Cleveland, Ohio, before returning to Alameda. After the war, worked for many years at UC Berkeley.

Brian Niiya, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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