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George Iseri Interview (ddr-one-7-40)
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Nisei male. Born April 23, 1920, in Thomas, Washington. Grew up in Thomas where father ran a general store. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Weiser, Idaho, and opened a service station. Eventually moved to Ontario, Oregon.

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Children sitting behind a store (ddr-densho-25-102)
img Children sitting behind a store (ddr-densho-25-102)
(Left to right): Unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Mae Iseri, Henry Miyoshi, Alice Iseri, George Iseri, Fred Miyoshi, unidentified.
A family on a farm (ddr-densho-300-442)
img A family on a farm (ddr-densho-300-442)
Caption in album: "Nan, Karen, Jan. 1952. George and Dixie Iseri and family - Ontario, Oregon."
A group sitting in a field (ddr-densho-300-441)
img A group sitting in a field (ddr-densho-300-441)
Caption in album: "Nan, Karen, Jan. 1952. George and Dixie Iseri and family - Ontario, Oregon."
Four men sitting against a building (ddr-densho-300-443)
img Four men sitting against a building (ddr-densho-300-443)
Caption in album: "Nan, Karen, Jan. 1952. George and Dixie Iseri and family - Ontario, Oregon."
Three children outside (ddr-densho-300-440)
img Three children outside (ddr-densho-300-440)
Caption in album: "Nan, Karen, Jan. 1952. George and Dixie Iseri and family - Ontario, Oregon."
Mochitsuki (ddr-densho-25-137)
img Mochitsuki (ddr-densho-25-137)
George Iseri (left) was originally from the White River Valley in Washington. After the incarceration, he relocated to Ontario, Oregon. He is making mochi (Japanese rice cakes) with his friends. Left to right: George Iseri, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, and Tadao Shigero (originally from Portland, Oregon).
Family portrait (ddr-densho-25-3)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-25-3)
The Iseris were a prominent Japanese American family in the White River Valley. Front (left to right): George, Matahichi, Oscar (in front of Matahichi), Dan, and Kisa holding Carl. Back: Alice, Tom, Mitsuo (Mike), Mun, Masato, and Mae. Matahichi Iseri and his wife, Kisa, started farming in Thomas around 1914. They also ran a small grocery …
Family photograph (ddr-densho-25-89)
img Family photograph (ddr-densho-25-89)
The Iseri family. Front (left to right): Mae, Matahichi, George, Kisa with Dan on lap, Alice, and Masato. Back row: Mitsuo (Mike) Tom and Mun.
White River Valley sumo club (ddr-densho-25-6)
img White River Valley sumo club (ddr-densho-25-6)
Sumo wrestling was a popular sport among the Issei and Nisei. This team from the White River Valley was in Tacoma for a tournament. Front row (left to right): Sam Katsura, Tom Marutani, Tom Hirai, Tony Tsujikawa, D. Kagitani, Frank Takeshita, George Hirai, Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, unidentified, Ted Takeshita, and Ted Tsukamaki. Back row: Matahichi Iseri, …
Baseball team (ddr-densho-25-5)
img Baseball team (ddr-densho-25-5)
Baseball teams from different Buddhist churches competed against one another during the early 1930s. The teams were often created by the Young Buddhist Association (YBA). The team on the left is from Tacoma; the team on the right is from the White River Valley. Left to right (starting with the ninth man from the left): Reverend …

Narrator George Iseri

Nisei male. Born April 23, 1920, in Thomas, Washington. Grew up in Thomas where father ran a general store. During World War II, removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Weiser, Idaho, and opened a service station. Eventually moved to Ontario, Oregon.
George Iseri Interview Segment 1 (ddr-one-7-40-1)
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Growing up one of twelve siblings

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George Iseri Interview Segment 15 (ddr-one-7-40-15)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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George Iseri Interview Segment 23 (ddr-one-7-40-23)
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Reflections

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George Iseri Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-40-8)
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Helping father make grocery deliveries

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George Iseri Interview Segment 16 (ddr-one-7-40-16)
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Father's arrest by the FBI

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George Iseri Interview Segment 18 (ddr-one-7-40-18)
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Daily life in camp

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George Iseri Interview Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-40-19)
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Father's internment at Fort Missoula

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George Iseri Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-40-10)
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Memories of the Pinedale Assembly Center, California

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George Iseri Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-40-4)
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Attending school

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George Iseri Interview Segment 12 (ddr-one-7-40-12)
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Brothers' wartime experiences

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George Iseri Interview Segment 13 (ddr-one-7-40-13)
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Farming in Idaho during the war

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George Iseri Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-40-11)
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Living conditions in Tule Lake

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George Iseri Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-40-3)
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Growing up in Thomas, Washington

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