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Art Imagire Interview Segment 7

Parents' immigration from Japan (ddr-manz-1-34-1) - 00:08:25
Description of parents (ddr-manz-1-34-2) - 00:08:27
Parents' prewar cleaning and dressmaking business (ddr-manz-1-34-3) - 00:05:34
Attending Japanese language school (ddr-manz-1-34-4) - 00:05:06
Celebrating holidays as a child (ddr-manz-1-34-5) - 00:03:12
Brother's difficulties being accepted into college and the military (ddr-manz-1-34-6) - 00:02:01
Growing up in Oakland (ddr-manz-1-34-7) - 00:04:20
Family's decision to move to Reno following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-34-8) - 00:04:58
Help from a family friend when moving to Reno (ddr-manz-1-34-9) - 00:03:56
Mother's adjustment to life in Reno (ddr-manz-1-34-10) - 00:06:23
Attending school in Reno (ddr-manz-1-34-11) - 00:05:31
Description of other Japanese American families in Reno (ddr-manz-1-34-12) - 00:03:50
Attending church (ddr-manz-1-34-13) - 00:05:54
Awareness of racial prejudice during wartime (ddr-manz-1-34-14) - 00:08:27
Attending college, joining ROTC (ddr-manz-1-34-15) - 00:05:25
Thoughts on not having gone to an concentration camp (ddr-manz-1-34-16) - 00:04:06
Choosing a career in engineering (ddr-manz-1-34-17) - 00:06:38
Working in the aeronautics industry (ddr-manz-1-34-18) - 00:08:04
Wife's family background (ddr-manz-1-34-19) - 00:04:52
Involvement in Sacramento's Japanese American community (ddr-manz-1-34-20) - 00:07:05
Thoughts on redress (ddr-manz-1-34-21) - 00:05:54
Taking trips to the former camp sites (ddr-manz-1-34-22) - 00:06:02
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Growing up in Oakland

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July 4, 2008

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Art Imagire

Art Imagire Interview

02:04:10 — 22 segments

July 4, 2008

Denver, Colorado

Nisei male. Born August 1, 1933, in Oakland, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, moved with family to Reno, Nevada, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Attended the University of Nevada and later worked for an aerospace company. Presently resides in Sacramento, California.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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