Takae Tanino Walts Interview Segment 4

Family background (ddr-densho-1000-508-1) - 0:03:00
Parents' immigration stories (ddr-densho-1000-508-2) - 0:04:08
Description of siblings (ddr-densho-1000-508-3) - 0:01:13
Childhood memories of Bellevue, Washington, farm (ddr-densho-1000-508-4) - 0:04:48
Description of childhood home (ddr-densho-1000-508-5) - 0:04:16
Memories of family's prewar vehicles (ddr-densho-1000-508-6) - 0:03:05
Crops raised on family's farm (ddr-densho-1000-508-7) - 0:04:47
Children's games before the war (ddr-densho-1000-508-8) - 0:01:50
Description of older brother (ddr-densho-1000-508-9) - 0:02:12
Description of family's traditional Japanese bath (ddr-densho-1000-508-10) - 0:06:35
Memories of grade school (ddr-densho-1000-508-11) - 0:04:51
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father buries a gun in the backyard (ddr-densho-1000-508-12) - 0:02:54
Preparing to leave home (ddr-densho-1000-508-13) - 0:03:32
The train ride to camp (ddr-densho-1000-508-14) - 0:01:33
Memories of camp: dance performances, making taffy (ddr-densho-1000-508-15) - 0:05:53
Memories of Tule Lake, losing mother to illness (ddr-densho-1000-508-16) - 0:10:03
Brothers' wartime experiences (ddr-densho-1000-508-17) - 0:02:56
Receiving help from a Baptist minister after leaving camp (ddr-densho-1000-508-18) - 0:02:53
Rebuilding after losing farm during the war, working as a schoolgirl (ddr-densho-1000-508-19) - 0:08:05
Attending high school (ddr-densho-1000-508-20) - 0:02:37
Taking part in the Japanese Community Queen competition after the war (ddr-densho-1000-508-21) - 0:06:38
Attending college, becoming a homecoming queen finalist (ddr-densho-1000-508-22) - 0:04:45
Deciding to become a flight attendant (ddr-densho-1000-508-23) - 0:04:15
Meeting future husband on a flight, marrying and raising a family (ddr-densho-1000-508-24) - 0:04:59
Values for future generations (ddr-densho-1000-508-25) - 0:03:34
Older brother works to regain the family farm years after the war (ddr-densho-1000-508-26) - 0:02:10
Moving to Seattle (ddr-densho-1000-508-27) - 0:04:19
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Childhood memories of Bellevue, Washington, farm

0:04:48 — Segment 4 of 27

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Takae Tanino Walts

Takae Tanino Walts Interview

1:52:45 — 27 segments

April 21, 2022

Seattle, Washington

Nisei female. Born August 4, 1930, in Bellevue, Washington. Grew up in Bellevue, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Seattle, Washington, and eventually established a career as a flight attendant.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Barbara Yasui, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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