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Kazuko Miyoshi - Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri Interview (ddr-manz-1-134)
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Nisei females, sisters. Kazuko Miyoshi born 1936, Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri born 1938. Grew up in Culver City, California, where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Both sisters returned to California after the war.

Narrator Kazuko Miyoshi

Nisei female, born 1936. Grew up in Culver City, California, where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to California after the war.

Narrator Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri

Nisei female, born 1938. Grew up in Culver City, California, where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to California after the war.
Marjorie Matsushita Sperling Interview (ddr-densho-1000-273)
vh Marjorie Matsushita Sperling Interview (ddr-densho-1000-273)
Nisei female. Born July 27, 1922, in Wapato, Washington. Grew up in Wapato, where family ran a farm. Was attending the University of Washington when the war broke out on December 7, 1941. Removed with family to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in camp, worked for the recreation …
Charles Oihe Hamasaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-274)
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Nisei male. Born October 7, 1922, in Japan, while parents were visiting family. Came to the U.S. at three months old, and grew up in Terminal Island, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, picked up along with Issei father and taken to Fort Lincoln (Bismarck), North Dakota. Transferred from Fort Lincoln to the Santa Anita …
Fred Y. Hoshiyama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-275)
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Nisei male. Born December 7, 1914, in Livingston, California, where parents helped to establish a farming community called the Yamato Colony. Lost father at a young age, and moved to San Francisco, California, before World War II, and attended Berkeley. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the …
Frank H. Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-271)
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Kibei-Nisei male. Born November 19, 1925, in Spokane, Washington. At the age of ten, went to Japan with grandfather. During World War II, was conscripted into the Japanese army, and was still in training when the war ended. After the war, continued education, graduating from Kyoto University with a law degree. Got married in 1957 and …
Shig Yabu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-272)
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Nisei male. Born June 13, 1932, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in camp, found an injured magpie bird, named it Maggie, and adopted it as a pet. Following the war, wrote a children's book, Hello, Maggie! and became …
Michael Shigeru Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-400-24)
av Michael Shigeru Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-400-24)
Michael Yasutake was born on August 4, 1915, in Long Beach, California. He was one of Kumataro and Itsu Yasutake's eight children. His father was a farmer in Gardena, California, and his mother was a housewife. When the war broke out he was already in the army and served with the Military Intelligence Service. His family …
Mitsue Nishio Interview (ddr-manz-1-152)
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Kibei female. Born 1917 in Seattle, Washington. As a child, sent to Japan for education, and returned to the U.S. in the 1930s. Was married living in Glendale, California, when World War II started. During the war, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to California.
Ann Sugimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-72)
vh Ann Sugimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-72)
Nisei female. Born September 22, 1916, in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Venice, California. Married before World War II, and removed during the war to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Had a child in camp. After leaving Manzanar, lived in Ohio for a number of years before returning to California.
Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
vh Toshiko Aiboshi Interview (ddr-manz-1-112)
Nisei female. Born July 8, 1928, in Boyle Heights, California. At an early age, went to live with family friends when father passed away and mother contracted tuburculosis. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. While in camp, mother relapsed and Toshiko again went …
John Wakamatsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-75)
vh John Wakamatsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-75)
Sansei male. Born August 2, 1952, in Los Angeles, California. In this interview, discusses his father's life as a Nisei and soldier in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.
Shig Yabu Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-272-25)
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The significance of Maggie story

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-272-11)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-272-11)
Memories of the train ride to Heart Mountain

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-272-22)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-272-22)
Preparing to leave camp and return home

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-272-17)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-272-17)
Leaving camp to go hiking

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-272-15)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-272-15)
Mother's role in camp as an older Nisei

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-272-24)
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Deciding to write a book about pet bird and getting involved with the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-272-20)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-272-20)
An embarrassing incident in the mess hall

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-272-2)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-272-2)
Mother's background: highly educated, single mother

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-272-13)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-272-13)
Separation of groups in camp by hometown

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-272-8)
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Having to leave pets behind

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-272-7)
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Leaving school to go to camp: class throws a farewell party

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-272-14)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-272-14)
Sports and recreational activities in camp

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