Harry Umeda Interview Segment 9

Family background (ddr-densho-1014-10-1) - 00:08:00
Description of siblings, family farm (ddr-densho-1014-10-2) - 00:07:08
Attending grammar school, Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1014-10-3) - 00:06:28
Recreational activities: hunting (ddr-densho-1014-10-4) - 00:02:59
An emotional time: passing of mother (ddr-densho-1014-10-5) - 00:04:00
Relationship with two Kibei older brothers (ddr-densho-1014-10-6) - 00:02:15
Father's legacy: establishing a successful farm (ddr-densho-1014-10-7) - 00:03:34
Brother's family story (ddr-densho-1014-10-8) - 00:04:26
Drafted in 1941, separated with other Nisei soldiers and sent to the infantry (ddr-densho-1014-10-9) - 00:10:20
Training with the Military Intelligence Service Language School (ddr-densho-1014-10-10) - 00:05:33
First combat experience, interrogating prisoners (ddr-densho-1014-10-11) - 00:07:35
Hearing harrowing stories told by Japanese prisoners (ddr-densho-1014-10-12) - 00:07:50
Encountering prejudice when receiving medical treatment (ddr-densho-1014-10-13) - 00:03:25
Interrogating prisoners under heavy guard (ddr-densho-1014-10-14) - 00:02:43
Ongoing nightmares following a disturbing wartime experience (ddr-densho-1014-10-15) - 00:04:06
Eloping in 1941 (ddr-densho-1014-10-16) - 00:03:39
Returning to the U.S., running the accounting department in a prestigious hospital (ddr-densho-1014-10-17) - 00:10:54
Raising children (ddr-densho-1014-10-18) - 00:02:50
Involvement in Japanese American community groups (ddr-densho-1014-10-19) - 00:03:10
Reflections (ddr-densho-1014-10-20) - 00:09:08
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Drafted in 1941, separated with other Nisei soldiers and sent to the infantry

00:10:20 — Segment 9 of 20

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June 18, 2009

Twin Cities JACL Collection

Twin Cities JACL Collection


Harry Umeda

Harry Umeda Interview

01:50:03 — 20 segments

June 18, 2009

Bloomington, Minnesota

Nisei male. Born May 12, 1915, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents ran a successful farm. Drafted into the military in 1941, prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Served in the Military Intelligence Service, interrogating Japanese prisoners of war in New Guinea and the Philippines. After returning to the U.S., settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota, heading the accounting departments in various hospitals.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Twin Cities JACL Collection

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