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Kay Sakai Nakao Interview Segment 1

Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: impact on family (ddr-densho-1001-3-1) -
Destroying Japanese items (ddr-densho-1001-3-2) -
Preparing to leave: packing, storing items: "it was chaotic" (ddr-densho-1001-3-3) -
Seeing the camp site for the first time: "My heart sank down to my toes" (ddr-densho-1001-3-4) -
Feelings about mass removal: "our young life wasted" (ddr-densho-1001-3-5) -
Adjusting to living conditions in camp: weather, food (ddr-densho-1001-3-6) -
Working for Manzanar's public health clinic (ddr-densho-1001-3-7) -
Deciding to transfer to a different camp (ddr-densho-1001-3-8) -
Permitted to leave camp for one day to get married (ddr-densho-1001-3-9) -
Having a child in camp (ddr-densho-1001-3-10) -
Brother's experience in the Military Intelligence Service (ddr-densho-1001-3-11) -
(ddr-densho-1001-3-12) -
Returning home: trying to reestablish livelihood (ddr-densho-1001-3-13) -
Adjusting to returning home: "I don't know why, I just kept looking over my shoulder" (ddr-densho-1001-3-14) -
Mementos from camp: crafts (ddr-densho-1001-3-15) -
Thoughts on the Bainbridge Island memorial (ddr-densho-1001-3-16) -
Experiences speaking to schoolchildren (ddr-densho-1001-3-17) -
The importance of telling story: "there's a person walking out of history" (ddr-densho-1001-3-18) -
Taking a pilgrimage to former camp site of Minidoka (ddr-densho-1001-3-19) -
Prewar social gatherings (ddr-densho-1001-3-20) -
Attending church (ddr-densho-1001-3-21) -
Prewar life, responsibilities on family farm (ddr-densho-1001-3-22) -
Husband's family's experiences (ddr-densho-1001-3-23) -
Interaction with non-Japanese Americans after the war: mostly supportive (ddr-densho-1001-3-24) -
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: impact on family

00:04:51 — Segment 1 of 24

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February 25, 2006

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

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Kazuko Nakao

Kay Sakai Nakao Interview

01:22:53 — 24 segments

February 25, 2006

Bainbridge Island, Washington

Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp California, then later transferred to Minidoka, Idaho. Married while in Minidoka, and returned to Bainbridge Island after World War II.

Debra Grindeland, interviewer; Don Sellers, videographer

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

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