Esther Takei Nishio

Nisei female. Born February 20, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Venice, California, where father and uncle ran a carnival concession stand. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. In 1944, was part of a group organized by the Quakers to leave camp and return to the West Coast. Settled in Pasadena, California.


Esther Takei Nishio Interview — ddr-densho-1000-370
September 21, 2011. Los Angeles, California.
02:09:06 — 36 segments.
Esther Takei Nishio