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An Oral History with Meri Hamako Nakashima

Nisei memories of athletic girlhood; removal to Santa Anita Assembly Center, Los Angeles, California where she witnessed a riot; eventual move to the Rowher incarceration camp, Arkansas; and marriage in and out-of-camp ceremony. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton ...
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Letter from Michi Weglyn to [Frank Chin], April 14, 1998

A letter from Michi Weglyn, probably to Frank Chin. Weglyn writes that she is researching the "Santa Anita incident," presumably the disturbance at the Santa Anita Assembly Center on August 9, 1942. She also writes that the Chinese were the most welcoming to the Japanese returning to Los Angeles at ...
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Interned Japs Mob One Of Own Members (August 8, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, August 8, 1942, p. 1
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An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during ...
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An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during ...
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Kanji Sahara Segment 9

Memories of the riot in Santa Anita
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