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Diana Morita Cole

Nisei female. Born May 26, 1944, in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Prior to World War II, parents lived in Hood River, Oregon. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, they were removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California, before transferring to Minidoka. After leaving camp, the family resettled in Chicago, where parents took jobs in factories. During the Vietnam War, moved to Canada with her husband, a Civil Rights Movement activist, as an act of resistance. Award-winning author of the book Sideways: Memoir of a Misfit.

Interviews

Diana Morita Cole Interview — ddr-densho-1000-483
September 30, 2019. Seattle, Washington.
3:10:47 — 22 segments.
Diana Morita Cole
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