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Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-10-3)
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Thoughts on the draft resistance trial and the JACL

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-122-10-11)
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Feelings about being overlooked as a resister

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues …

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-10-1)
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Memories of draft resistance trial

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues surrounding the …

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-10-7)
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Hearing the guilty verdict in draft resistance trial, feeling disappointed

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-122-10-6)
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The uniqueness of the draft resistance movement at Heart Mountain

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily …

Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-122-10-10)
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Writing an article about camp: "I thought I should tell the truth"

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, …

Sam Horino Interview (ddr-densho-122-6)
vh Sam Horino Interview (ddr-densho-122-6)
Nisei male. Born July 17, 1914, in Gardena, California. Passively resisted "evacuation" in 1942, forcing two soldiers to carry him out of his home. Incarcerated at Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and became one of the steering committee leaders of the Fair Play Committee (FPC). Was tried along with the other FPC leaders and was convicted …
James Omura Interview I (ddr-densho-122-4)
vh James Omura Interview I (ddr-densho-122-4)
Nisei male. Born November 27, 1912, on Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, moved to Denver and took a job as English Editor of a Japanese American vernacular newspaper, the Rocky Shimpo. As editor, wrote about and supported the Fair Play Committee in Heart Mountain concentration camp. Was charged and tried for conspiracy …
Bill Hosokawa Interview (ddr-densho-122-26)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview (ddr-densho-122-26)
Nisei male. Born in Seattle on January 30, 1915, and attended Washington grade school, Garfield High School and the University of Washington. He grew up as a typical Nisei, working summers in Alaska salmon canneries and Western Avenue produce brokerages to pay for his education. He became interested in writing at Garfield where he was sports …
Andy Noguchi Interview (ddr-densho-122-27)
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Sansei male. President of the Florin chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League in 1999, and one of the authors of a resolution to recognize the constitutional stand of the World War II resisters of conscience.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World …

Mits Koshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-122-10)
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Nisei male. Born August 7, 1924, in Mountain View, California. Grew up in the Santa Clara Valley, California, working on his family's leased strawberry farm. In June of 1942, he was involuntarily "evacuated" to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, then to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Graduated from high school in camp and at the age …
Kenji Taguma Interview (ddr-densho-122-28)
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Sansei male, born 1969. Editor for the Nichi Bei Times, the oldest Japanese American bilingual newspaper in northern California. Son of a draft resister from Granada concentration camp. Attended California State University at Sacramento and became involved in civil rights activism.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and …

Randy Senzaki Interview (ddr-densho-122-18)
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Sansei male. Was National Director for the Japanese American Citizens League in 1994 and 1995.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-122-14-5)
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Father's story of meeting an interesting person in prison

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-122-14-4)
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Father's legacy as a resister: "I've never felt prouder of being his daughter"

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-14-7)
vh Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-122-14-7)
Description of father, letters sent from prison

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-122-14-6)
vh Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-122-14-6)
Father's influence on career choice

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues surrounding the …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-14-1)
vh Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-122-14-1)
Reading of a statement

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues surrounding the resistance …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-14-3)
vh Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-122-14-3)
Memories of being a child in camp: warned away from the barbed wire fence

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not …

Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-14-2)
vh Grace Kubota Ybarra Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-122-14-2)
Description of father's letters sent from prison

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing on issues …

Art Emi Interview (ddr-densho-122-7)
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Brother of Frank Emi, leader of the Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee (FPC). While incarcerated, helped the FPC organize.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews in …

Clifford Uyeda  Interview (ddr-densho-122-19)
vh Clifford Uyeda Interview (ddr-densho-122-19)
Nisei male. Born January 14, 1917, in Olympia, Washington. Raised in Washington before attending the University of Wisconsin, where he graduated in 1940. Earned medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed his residency at Harvard Medical School in 1949. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and …
Dave Kawamoto Interview (ddr-densho-122-9)
vh Dave Kawamoto Interview (ddr-densho-122-9)
Nisei male. Born December 16, 1916, in Cupertino, California. Attended San Jose State College, where he was an NCAA wrestling champion. Immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, tried to enlist in the U.S. Air Corps, but was refused on account of his Japanese ancestry. Was one semester short of earning a business degree when he …
Kats Kunitsugu Interview (ddr-densho-122-16)
vh Kats Kunitsugu Interview (ddr-densho-122-16)
Nisei female, born in 1925. Incarcerated at Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, during World War II. Was on the staff of the camp's newspaper, the Heart Mountain Sentinel.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the …

Yosh Kuromiya Interview (ddr-densho-122-8)
vh Yosh Kuromiya Interview (ddr-densho-122-8)
Nisei male. Born April 1923 in Sierra Madre, California. Was pursuing a degree in art at Pasadena Junior College at the time of mass removal. While incarcerated at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, continued his artistic pursuits, drawing sketches and designing posters, etc. for various camp projects. Resisted the draft at age 21, and was indicted in 1944 …
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