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Kiyoko Morey Kaneko Interview (ddr-densho-1000-225)
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Nisei female. Born September 3, 1911, in Pasadena, California. Grew up in Los Angeles where father operated a successful import/export business with retail stores. Graduated from UCLA, then lived and worked in Japan for a few years. Was married and living in Hawaii in 1941. Witnessed Japanese bomber planes overhead from home in Pearl City on …

Narrator Marian Shingu Sata

Nisei female. Born August 31, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Gardena, where father was a prominent community leader and principal of the Japanese language school. During World War II, removed with family to the Stockton Assembly Center, California, and the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. Left camp along with a group of Japanese American …
Keiko Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-14)
vh Keiko Kageyama Interview (ddr-densho-1003-14)
Nisei female. Born January 2, 1920, in Monterey Park, California. Grew up in several different places in California, where parents ran truck farming businesses. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to the Pasadena area of California.

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Narrator Keiko Kageyama

Nisei female. Born January 2, 1920, in Monterey Park, California. Grew up in several different places in California, where parents ran truck farming businesses. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to the Pasadena area of California.

Narrator Bob Berry

White male. Grew up in Pasadena, California, where parents had a flower growing business. Provided flowers for the Santa Anita racetrack for over fifty years. During World War II, visited Japanese American friends at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona.

Narrator Miyuki Yasui

Nisei female. Born September 18, 1926, in South Pasadena, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Attended college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after leaving camp. Eventually married and moved to Portland, Oregon.

Narrator Wilbur Sato

Nisei male. Born April 26, 1929, in Pasadena, California. Grew up on Terminal Island, California. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, family lived for a time in a hostel in Des Moines, Iowa, before returning to California. After the war, became an attorney and longtime community activist.
Miyuki Yasui Interview (ddr-one-7-28)
vh Miyuki Yasui Interview (ddr-one-7-28)
Nisei female. Born September 18, 1926, in South Pasadena, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Attended college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after leaving camp. Eventually married and moved to Portland, Oregon.

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Narrator Ko Nishimura

Nisei male. Grew up the Pasadena, California, area, where parents worked in a family-owned nursery. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Reedley, California, for a short time before being removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. At Manzanar, father worked for the government's guayule project. After leaving camp, returned to California and became …
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