Peggy Tanemura Interview Segment 14

Family's immigration route: from Hawaii to California to Japan to Seattle (ddr-densho-1000-85-1) - 00:05:40
Seattle's prewar Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-1000-85-2) - 00:03:01
Pearl Harbor and preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-1000-85-3) - 00:02:32
"Evacuation day," a mother crying (ddr-densho-1000-85-4) - 00:02:15
Description of Puyallup Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1000-85-5) - 00:02:20
Small acts of kindness (ddr-densho-1000-85-6) - 00:04:19
Lack of privacy in camp (ddr-densho-1000-85-7) - 00:01:41
Celebrating a birthday in camp (ddr-densho-1000-85-8) - 00:01:24
Moving to Minidoka concentration camp, then transferred to Tule Lake (ddr-densho-1000-85-9) - 00:05:36
Japanese language school at Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-1000-85-10) - 00:04:22
Attending Japanese language school before the war (ddr-densho-1000-85-11) - 00:01:41
Studying Japanese in preparation for going to Japan (ddr-densho-1000-85-12) - 00:02:38
Nisei father and Issei mother (ddr-densho-1000-85-13) - 00:01:10
Leaving camp and returning to Seattle (ddr-densho-1000-85-14) - 00:02:26
Living in Seattle's Japanese Language School after World War II (ddr-densho-1000-85-15) - 00:03:37
Attending school (ddr-densho-1000-85-16) - 00:02:25
Coping with a housing shortage in Seattle after the war (ddr-densho-1000-85-17) - 00:02:51
Deciding to go to college and become a teacher (ddr-densho-1000-85-18) - 00:02:59
Reflections (ddr-densho-1000-85-19) - 00:01:07
A "free speech" story from Tule Lake: MPs arrest father (ddr-densho-1000-85-20) - 00:01:24
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Leaving camp and returning to Seattle

00:02:26 — Segment 14 of 20

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May 20, 1998

Densho Visual History Collection


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Peggy Tanemura

Peggy Tanemura Interview

00:55:28 — 20 segments

May 20, 1998

Seattle, Washington

Ni-ten-gosei (half Nisei, half Sansei) female. Born June 3, 1932, in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington; Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho; and Tule Lake segregation center, California. Returned to Seattle after the war and stayed temporarily at the Seattle Japanese Language School.

Elmer Good, interviewer; Matt Emery, videographer


Courtesy of Densho