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Chiyoko Yano Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1013-9-7)
vh Chiyoko Yano Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1013-9-7)
Supportive neighbors watch home and possessions during the war
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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1020-12-11)
Memories of the first check presentation ceremony

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1020-12-9)
Traveling around the U.S. doing community outreach

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1020-12-5)
Hearing stories about the early days of the Office of Redress Administration

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1020-12-6)
Description of colleagues at the Office of Redress Administration

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1020-12-4)
Overview of the redress movement

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1020-12-7)
Learning about groups of Japanese Americans with unique wartime experiences

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1020-12-8)
Fond memories of meeting people through the Office of Redress Administration

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1020-12-10)
Highlights of work with the Office of Redress Administration

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1020-12-12)
Reflections

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1020-12-3)
Family's background in Hawaii

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1020-12-1)
Educational background

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vh Emlei "Emi" Kuboyama Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1020-12-2)
First getting involved with the Office of Redress Administration

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Narrator Kazuko Iwahashi

Nisei female. Born December 16, 1929, in Berkeley, California. Grew up in Berkeley where parents operated a nursery business. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, returned to Berkeley, working as a schoolgirl for a white woman while …
Keith Nomura for Kiyosuke Nomura (ddr-ajah-8-6)
av Keith Nomura for Kiyosuke Nomura (ddr-ajah-8-6)
In this video, Keith Nomura talks about his father, Kiyosuke Nomura. Kiyosuke grew up in the Bay Area and met his wife, who was born in Alameda, California. During World War II, they were removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Kiyosuke wasn't able to graduate from the University of …
Yoshio Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1014-1)
vh Yoshio Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1014-1)
Nisei male. Born July 12, 1921, in San Diego, California. Grew up in San Diego, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California. Was selected to leave camp to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Drafted into the military, completed Officer Candidate School, …
Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
vh Cookie Takeshita Interview (ddr-densho-1000-465)
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, …
An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-55-1)
vh An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-55-1)
Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II at the Heart …
Norman I. Hirose Interview (ddr-densho-1013-7)
vh Norman I. Hirose Interview (ddr-densho-1013-7)
Nisei male. Born June 22, 1926, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Oakland and Berkeley, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in 1943 because of mother's wish to have the family move to Japan. …
Mary Nakata Tomita Interview (ddr-ajah-1-4)
vh Mary Nakata Tomita Interview (ddr-ajah-1-4)
Nisei female. Born August 6, 1931, in Alameda, California. Had a twin sister, and as an infant was adopted by mother's cousin and her husband. Grew up in Alameda, where adoptive father ran a garage. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Returned to …
Wedding party for Kenji Tomita and Mary Nakata's wedding (ddr-ajah-6-46)
img Wedding party for Kenji Tomita and Mary Nakata's wedding (ddr-ajah-6-46)
Caption below photo: Kenji Tomita marries Mary Nakata, June 1957 at North Berkeley Methodist Church in California. Both were born in Alameda, CA. Kenji had known Mary from the time she was a very young child. Names above photo: Maid of Honor Pat Ichioka / flower girl Nancy tomato / Best Man Dan Mashihara
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