Taneyuki Dan Harada

Kibei male. Born June 17, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles before moving to Japan and attending school. Returned to the U.S. in 1938, and was attending high school when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While in camp, attended art school and developed skills as an artist. Answered "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and was taken to Leupp Citizen Isolation Center, Arizona. Transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, where he was placed in the stockade. Renounced U.S. citizenship, but regained it after the war. Returned to California after leaving camp.


Taneyuki Dan Harada Interview — ddr-densho-1000-306
November 30, 2010. San Jose, California.
02:07:46 — 28 segments.
Taneyuki Dan Harada