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Crowded conditions in the assembly center

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May 29, 2014

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Sumi Ikata

Sumi Ikata Interview

01:25:43 — 13 segments

May 29, 2014

Gresham, Oregon

Nisei female. Born March 3, 1918, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Independence, Oregon, where parents ran a farm. Married and was pregnant with first child before World War II. During the war, was removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to the Gresham, Oregon, area.

(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.)

Janet Kakishita, interviewer; Ian McCluskey, videographer

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