Rose Nakagawa Interview Segment 21

Family background (ddr-densho-1010-9-1) - 00:02:42
Adopted by aunt after mother's passing (ddr-densho-1010-9-2) - 00:02:53
Helping out on adoptive family's dairy farm (ddr-densho-1010-9-3) - 00:03:03
Adopted by well-to-do relatives (ddr-densho-1010-9-4) - 00:04:51
Description of family's restaurant (ddr-densho-1010-9-5) - 00:03:56
Meeting future husband; arranged marriage (ddr-densho-1010-9-6) - 00:03:01
Learning to play the biwa, a Japanese musical instrument (ddr-densho-1010-9-7) - 00:03:37
Dealing with the passing of mother (ddr-densho-1010-9-8) - 00:04:19
Samurai family background (ddr-densho-1010-9-9) - 00:05:17
(ddr-densho-1010-9-10) - 00:01:50
Memories of community celebrations (ddr-densho-1010-9-11) - 00:02:10
Learning kendo, participating in sports (ddr-densho-1010-9-12) - 00:02:21
Performing the biwa (ddr-densho-1010-9-13) - 00:03:14
Arranging for a white family to take care of farm during World War II (ddr-densho-1010-9-14) - 00:04:28
Longtime relationship with two non-Japanese families (ddr-densho-1010-9-15) - 00:02:00
Description of husband (ddr-densho-1010-9-16) - 00:02:48
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-densho-1010-9-17) - 00:01:45
A memorable customer in family's restaurant (ddr-densho-1010-9-18) - 00:03:18
Finding out that Japanese Americans in Fresno would be removed (ddr-densho-1010-9-19) - 00:03:30
Preparing for mass removal, closing up restaurant (ddr-densho-1010-9-20) - 00:03:22
Living conditions in the Fresno Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1010-9-21) - 00:03:29
Difficult conditions in camp (ddr-densho-1010-9-22) - 00:02:38
(ddr-densho-1010-9-23) - 00:01:43
Mother's funeral service (ddr-densho-1010-9-24) - 00:01:44
Experiences with segregation in the South (ddr-densho-1010-9-25) - 00:04:06
Mother's illness (ddr-densho-1010-9-26) - 00:02:34
Being an advisor for a girl's club in camp (ddr-densho-1010-9-27) - 00:03:07
Moving to Chicago after leaving camp (ddr-densho-1010-9-28) - 00:02:38
Returning to Fresno, opening restaurant (ddr-densho-1010-9-29) - 00:04:17
Reflections (ddr-densho-1010-9-30) - 00:03:13
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Living conditions in the Fresno Assembly Center

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.

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March 9, 2010

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

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Rose Nakagawa

Rose Nakagawa Interview

01:33:54 — 30 segments

March 9, 2010

Fresno, California

Nisei female. Born May 7, 1915, in Auburn, Washington. Mother died at a young age, and was adopted by aunt and her family. Grew up in Washington state before moving to Fresno, California. Married and had a child before World War II, then removed to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, moved to Chicago before returning to Fresno.

(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.)

Jill Shiraki, interviewer; Kerry Nakagawa, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Preserving California's Japantowns Collection

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