Mako Nakagawa

Nisei female. Born February 1, 1937, in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in Seattle. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington; Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho; and Crystal City internment camp, Texas. In the postwar years, became a teacher, principal, and multicultural specialist for Washington State's Superintendent of the Office of Public Instruction. Developed and directed the Japanese American Cultural Heritage Program and the Rainbow Program, one of the first multiethnic educational programs in the country.


Mako Nakagawa Interview — ddr-densho-1000-66
May 27, 1998. Seattle, Washington.
02:27:00 — 40 segments.
Mako Nakagawa