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Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 11

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Description of difficult living conditions faced by Japanese Americans in camp

00:09:32 — Segment 11 of 12

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October 7, 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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Emery Brooks Andrews

Brooks Andrews Interview

00:59:44 — 12 segments

October 7, 2006

Bainbridge Island, Washington

White male. Born November 14, 1937, in Seattle, Washington. Son of Reverend Emery Andrews, the Japanese Baptist Church minister in Seattle for many years. After the Japanese Americans in Seattle were removed to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, Emery Brooks moved with family to Twin Falls, Idaho, to minister to Nikkei in camp. Visited Japanese American friends in Minidoka throughout the war years. After World War II, returned to Seattle, attending Bailey Gatzert elementary school. In recent years, returned to the former site of Minidoka concentration camp.

Joyce Nishimura, interviewer; Don Sellers, videographer

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

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