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Saburo Masada Interview Segment 1

Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-manz-1-157-1) - 00:10:43
Attending elementary school (ddr-manz-1-157-2) - 00:06:07
Description of siblings (ddr-manz-1-157-3) - 00:09:12
Childhood memories of Caruthers, California (ddr-manz-1-157-4) - 00:06:50
The importance of friends in camp (ddr-manz-1-157-5) - 00:04:53
Memories of elementary school teachers (ddr-manz-1-157-6) - 00:04:31
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, burning belongings (ddr-manz-1-157-7) - 00:10:26
First impressions of the Fresno Assembly Center (ddr-manz-1-157-8) - 00:06:29
Living conditions in the Fresno Assembly Center (ddr-manz-1-157-9) - 00:10:04
First arriving in Jerome (ddr-manz-1-157-10) - 00:13:27
Father's passing in camp (ddr-manz-1-157-11) - 00:05:30
Recreational activities in camp (ddr-manz-1-157-12) - 00:09:23
Siblings leaving camp (ddr-manz-1-157-13) - 00:12:45
Sister's experiences returning to family home after leaving camp (ddr-manz-1-157-14) - 00:06:30
Supportive community members after the war (ddr-manz-1-157-15) - 00:05:32
The importance of education (ddr-manz-1-157-16) - 00:05:49
Deciding to become a minister (ddr-manz-1-157-17) - 00:04:55
Attitude toward discrimination (ddr-manz-1-157-18) - 00:12:22
Involvement with the Tule Lake pilgrimage (ddr-manz-1-157-19) - 00:03:50
Experiences at an Arkansas camp reunion (ddr-manz-1-157-20) - 00:08:45
Witnessing Fred Korematsu's coram nobis hearing (ddr-manz-1-157-21) - 00:02:44
Mother's postwar experiences (ddr-manz-1-157-22) - 00:10:27
Involvement with the Nisei Christian Oral History Project (ddr-manz-1-157-23) - 00:05:54
Speaking to students about camp experience (ddr-manz-1-157-24) - 00:09:40
Reflections (ddr-manz-1-157-25) - 00:04:14
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Parents' family backgrounds

00:10:43 — Segment 1 of 25

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September 11, 2014

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Saburo Masada

Saburo Masada Interview

03:11:02 — 25 segments

September 11, 2014

Fresno, California

Nisei male. Born April 1, 1930, in Fresno, California. Grew up in Caruthers, California, where parents leased a vineyard. During World War II, sent to the Fresno Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, lived in Ogden, Utah, and become a minister. Eventually returned to California.

Kristen Luetkemeier, interviewer; Mark Hachtmann, videographer

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