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Portrait of couple (ddr-ajah-2-734)
img Portrait of couple (ddr-ajah-2-734)
Caption below photo: Edith and Harvey Watanabe
Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1008-5)
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1008-5)
Nisei male. Born February 1919 in Exeter, California. Spent prewar childhood in Visalia, California. Drafted prior to World War II. Served in an activated National Guard unit at Fort Lewis, Washington. When World War II broke out, he and all the other Nisei servicemen at Fort Lewis were sent inland. About twenty, Harvey included, went to …
Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-102)
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-102)
Nisei male. Born February 7, 1919, in Exeter, California. Spent prewar childhood in Visalia, California. Drafted prior to World War II. Served in an activated National Guard unit at Fort Lewis, Washington. When World War II broke out, he and all the other Nisei servicemen at Fort Lewis were sent inland. About twenty, Harvey included, went …
Kubota Garden Foundation Annual Meeting (ddr-densho-354-1176)
img Kubota Garden Foundation Annual Meeting (ddr-densho-354-1176)
Kubota Garden Foundation Annual Meeting; Joy Okazaki on left, Harvey Watanabe, first president of the Foundation, on the right
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.

Narrator Edith Watanabe

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.
Portrait of group of men in uniform outside barracks (ddr-ajah-2-743)
img Portrait of group of men in uniform outside barracks (ddr-ajah-2-743)
Caption below photo: Yas Koike / Johnny Kitagawa / Yoshimura Noburu / Darryl Taniguchi / Karl Branstad / Bill Fuji / Harvey Watanabe / Grant Hirabayashi / Iwao Shimamoto / Bill Nuno / Harry Sekiya / Tak Hirabayashi / George Hatakeda / Lincoln Taira / Yukio Kawamoto / Frank Hachiya / Moffitt Ishikawa / Members of …

Narrator Harvey Watanabe

Nisei male. Born February 7, 1919, in Exeter, California. Spent prewar childhood in Visalia, California. Drafted prior to World War II. Served in an activated National Guard unit at Fort Lewis, Washington. When World War II broke out, he and all the other Nisei servicemen at Fort Lewis were sent inland. About twenty, Harvey included, went …
Edith Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-101)
vh Edith Watanabe Interview (ddr-densho-1000-101)
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.
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