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Toshiko Kubota Interview (ddr-densho-400-15)
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Toshiko Kubota was born on September 2, 1927, in Wilmington, California. Her father worked as a car salesman in Los Angeles while her mother worked as a seamstress. In 1942, the family volunteered for early incarceration at the concentration camp at Manzanar, California. While incarcerated, Kubota graduated from Manzanar High School. When Manzanar was closed, she …
Miyoko Fujikawa Interview (ddr-densho-400-2)
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Miyoko Fujikawa was born on December 25, 1919, in Reedley, California, and grew up in Harbor City, California. Fujikawa was imprisoned at the Santa Anita Racetrack and the concentration camp in Jerome, Arkansas. After leaving camp, she worked as a beautician in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during WWII and purchased her own beauty shop when she resettled in …
Sumiko Sumi Seki Interview (ddr-densho-400-21)
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Sumiko Seki was born on November 24, 1924, in San Pedro, California. She was one of Midori and Kazue Seo's three children. Her father was a farmer in San Pedro and her mother was a housewife. When the war broke out she and her family were sent to Jerome concentration camp in Arkansas. When the war …
Jack Takeshi Omatsu Interview (ddr-densho-400-18)
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Jack Takeshi Omatsu was born on March 8, 1929, in Torrance, California. He was raised in Torrance where his parents farmed and grew flowers. Omatsu worked on the family farm and attended local schools until his family moved to Utah to avoid imprisonment during World War II. After the war the family restarted the flower growing …