Tetsujiro "Tex" Nakamura

Nisei male. Born July 16, 1917, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in Sacramento, and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1939. During World War II, was removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Voluntarily stayed in Tule Lake after it was designated a Segregation Center, and worked in the legal aid office. Assisted attorney Wayne Collins in filing cases to restore the U.S. citizenship of Nisei who had renounced their citizenship under government duress.


Tetsujiro "Tex" Nakamura Interview — ddr-densho-1000-263
September 23, 2009. Los Angeles, California.
01:44:09 — 26 segments.
Tetsujiro "Tex" Nakamura