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George Maeda Interview Segment 14

Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-manz-1-159-1) - 00:06:32
Father's work as a farmer after immigrating to the U.S. (ddr-manz-1-159-2) - 00:08:00
Description of father's farm (ddr-manz-1-159-3) - 00:03:45
Growing up in Northridge, California (ddr-manz-1-159-4) - 00:05:21
Attending Buddhist church growing up (ddr-manz-1-159-5) - 00:03:22
Memories of Japanese language school (ddr-manz-1-159-6) - 00:04:04
"Drastic" life changes after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-159-7) - 00:07:44
Witnessing father's arrest by the FBI (ddr-manz-1-159-8) - 00:05:11
Visiting father in the Tuna Canyon internment camp (ddr-manz-1-159-9) - 00:04:58
First arriving in Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-159-10) - 00:01:40
Living conditions in camp: modifying barracks (ddr-manz-1-159-11) - 00:08:11
Reuniting with father in camp (ddr-manz-1-159-12) - 00:05:46
Description of family friends in camp (ddr-manz-1-159-13) - 00:03:50
Sneaking out of camp to go fishing (ddr-manz-1-159-14) - 00:07:55
Talking with family about the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-manz-1-159-15) - 00:04:41
Hearing about the Manzanar Riot (ddr-manz-1-159-16) - 00:05:44
Returning to prewar home in the San Fernando Valley (ddr-manz-1-159-17) - 00:05:49
Graduating from high school after the war (ddr-manz-1-159-18) - 00:04:27
Serving in the military and becoming an engineer (ddr-manz-1-159-19) - 00:11:06
Description of parents after the war (ddr-manz-1-159-20) - 00:07:12
Speaking with students about wartime experiences (ddr-manz-1-159-21) - 00:05:16
Participating in a reenactment of one of Fred Korematsu's legal cases (ddr-manz-1-159-22) - 00:11:09
Reflections (ddr-manz-1-159-23) - 00:05:28
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Sneaking out of camp to go fishing

00:07:55 — Segment 14 of 23

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October 13, 2014

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George Maeda

George Maeda Interview

02:17:11 — 23 segments

October 13, 2014

Santa Ana, California

Nisei male. Born 1932 in Chatsworth, California. Grew up in the San Fernando Valley, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to the San Fernando Valley, was drafted into the military during the Korean War, and eventually became an engineer.

Kristen Luetkemeier, interviewer; Kristen Luetkemeier, videographer

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