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Tom Matsuoka Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-47-23)
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Life in the Justice Department internment camp at Fort Missoula, Montana

Narrator Tom Matsuoka

Kibei male. Born August 1, 1903, in Sprecklesville, Maui, Hawaii. Taken to Japan in 1905 and raised by grandparents. Returned to the United States in 1919, joining father at Barneston sawmill in Washington. Married and farmed in Bellevue, Washington. Founded Bellevue Seinenkai and managed the Bellevue Vegetable Growers Association prior to World War II. Was picked …
David Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-5)
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Nisei male. Born December 21, 1929, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove where father owned and operator a shoe sales and repair business. During World War II, removed with family to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and Granada concentration camp, Colorado. Returned to California as a high school student.

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Walter N. Matsuoka Interview (ddr-densho-1010-3)
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Nisei male. Born September 25, 1926, in Walnut Grove, California. Grew up in Walnut Grove, where father owned and operator a shoe sales and repair business. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Merced Assembly Center, California, and the Granada concentration camp, Colorado. After the war, returned to Walnut Grove. Was drafted and served …
David Matsuoka Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1010-5-25)
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Working for the postal service (audio only)

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

David Matsuoka Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1010-5-15)
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Working to unload coal in camp (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1010-5-17)
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Earning money in camp to help family (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1010-5-4)
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Acting in church performances (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1010-5-16)
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Working on a camp's cattle ranch (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1010-5-22)
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Observing Japanese Americans returning to Walnut Grove (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1010-5-27)
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Changes in land ownership laws after the war (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1010-5-1)
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Born in Walnut Grove, California (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1010-5-8)
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Memories of interacting with Chinese Americans (audio only)

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David Matsuoka Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-5-21)
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Encountering racial hostility upon return home to Walnut Grove (audio only)

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