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Gene Akutsu Interview Segment 2

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2003-2004

Whitworth College-North by Northwest Collection

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Gene Akutsu

Gene Akutsu Interview

00:44:40 — 6 segments

2003-2004

Nisei male. Born 1925 in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Refused to participate in draft, imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington, for resisting the draft. Resettled in Seattle.

(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.)

Whitworth College-North by Northwest Collection

Courtesy of Whitworth College and North by Northwest Entertainment

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