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Portrait of couple (ddr-ajah-2-734)
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Caption below photo: Edith and Harvey Watanabe
Edith Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-101)
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Nisei female. Born August 29, 1921, in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar years in Burlington, Washington. Was just starting college when incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp early because of illness and married a Nisei GI, Harvey Watanabe. Lived in Midwest for duration of war and resettled in Seattle, Washington following the war.
Former camp inmate next to a barbed wire fence (ddr-densho-62-2)
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Edith Watanabe at site of the former Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Wapato Laundry (ddr-densho-62-3)
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Takagi's Wapato Laundry, the business run by Edith Watanabe's parents.
Watanabe Collection (ddr-densho-62)
Collection Watanabe Collection (ddr-densho-62)
The Watanabe collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Edith and Harvey Watanabe, who were each interviewed separately by Densho in 1996.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-62-5)
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Family in the Earle Apartments in Seattle. Edith Watanabe's father Kichiro, mother Kita Takagi, holding Edith; L to R: brother Harry, sister Michiko, sister Miyoko.
Edith Watanabe Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-101-15)
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Making life bearable in Tule Lake concentration camp, California: ordering goods from "Monkey Wards"
Edith Watanabe Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-101-20)
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Making ends meet after leaving camp: hamburgers for Christmas dinner
Edith Watanabe Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-101-1)
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Growing up in Burlington, Washington, helping out in the family laundry business
Edith Watanabe Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-101-17)
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Reflecting on the incarceration experience: telling the grandchildren
Edith Watanabe Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-101-4)
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Picking berries during the school year to raise money to buy clothing
Edith Watanabe Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-101-10)
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Response of Burlington community to Pearl Harbor: finding out who your friends truly are