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Cookie Takeshita

Nisei female. Born April 1, 1929, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda, where father ran a gardening business. During World War II, family was ordered to leave Alameda and moved to Cortez, California, before being sent to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Amache concentration camp, Colorado. Left camp to attend school in Cleveland, Ohio, before returning to Alameda. After the war, worked for many years at UC Berkeley.

Interviews

Cookie Takeshita Interview — ddr-densho-1000-465
11-Mar-19. Emeryville, California.
2:20:42 — 21 segments.
Cookie Takeshita
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