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Yoneo Yamamoto Interview Segment 14

Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-densho-1003-12-1) - 00:04:49
Going to Japan as a child (ddr-densho-1003-12-2) - 00:03:58
Description of father's drugstore (ddr-densho-1003-12-3) - 00:03:47
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1003-12-4) - 00:04:54
Description of siblings (ddr-densho-1003-12-5) - 00:03:36
Attending high school (ddr-densho-1003-12-6) - 00:05:28
Enrolling in junior college (ddr-densho-1003-12-7) - 00:08:51
Description of father's second pharmacy on Terminal Island (ddr-densho-1003-12-8) - 00:06:49
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, preparing for mass removal (ddr-densho-1003-12-9) - 00:05:55
Forced out of Terminal Island and moving to Boyle Heights (ddr-densho-1003-12-10) - 00:04:21
Remembering the journey to Manzanar (ddr-densho-1003-12-11) - 00:05:30
First impressions of Manzanar (ddr-densho-1003-12-12) - 00:07:10
Family members' activities in camp (ddr-densho-1003-12-13) - 00:03:23
Work in camp: cleaning reservoir screens (ddr-densho-1003-12-14) - 00:07:37
Mother's illness in camp (ddr-densho-1003-12-15) - 00:05:27
Working in the camp pharmacy (ddr-densho-1003-12-16) - 00:08:19
Daily routine in camp (ddr-densho-1003-12-17) - 00:02:59
Playing sports in camp (ddr-densho-1003-12-18) - 00:04:21
Memories of the Manzanar "riot" (ddr-densho-1003-12-19) - 00:03:58
Description of hospital patients at Manzanar (ddr-densho-1003-12-20) - 00:04:58
Meeting future wife and leaving camp to get married (ddr-densho-1003-12-21) - 00:06:38
Leaving camp and moving to Cleveland (ddr-densho-1003-12-22) - 00:02:29
Being drafted (ddr-densho-1003-12-23) - 00:04:08
Finding work in Cleveland (ddr-densho-1003-12-24) - 00:06:48
Returning to Los Angeles (ddr-densho-1003-12-25) - 00:05:24
Starting a career in public health (ddr-densho-1003-12-26) - 00:09:41
Parents' postwar hotel business (ddr-densho-1003-12-27) - 00:06:26
Postwar community work (ddr-densho-1003-12-28) - 00:09:50
Taking up golf after retirement (ddr-densho-1003-12-29) - 00:05:23
Looking back on camp experience (ddr-densho-1003-12-30) - 00:05:22
Reflections (ddr-densho-1003-12-31) - 00:07:12
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Work in camp: cleaning reservoir screens

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April 24, 2012

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Yoneo Yamamoto

Yoneo Yamamoto Interview

02:55:31 — 31 segments

April 24, 2012

Los Angeles, California

Nisei male. Born March 26, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Boyle Heights area where father ran a pharmacy. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, lived for a time in Cleveland, Ohio, before returning to Los Angeles and establishing a successful career in public health.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Sharon Yamato, interviewer; Tani Ikeda, videographer

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