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Title: Takashi Matsui Interview I
Narrator: Takashi Matsui
Interviewer: Elmer Good
Location: Seattle, Washington
Date: October 29, 1997
Densho ID: denshovh-mtakashi-01-0001

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[Ed. note: The interviewer's introduction is not included due to technical difficulties]

EG: Today is Wednesday, October 29th 1997. I'm Elmer Good and we are interviewing Mr. Takashi Matsui at the Densho offices in the Japanese Language school in Seattle, Washington. Tah, dah. And there you are.

EG: Mr. Matsui, you are a Nisei. You were born in this country?

TM: Yes.

EG: Where, where and when was this?

TM: I was born in Oregon. Hood River, Oregon.

EG: When was that? [Laughs] You don't want to tell us how old you are?

TM: 1917.

EG: 1917. Okay. And, it was just you and your parents in the beginning then, in Oregon?

TM: Yes.

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