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"Enemy alien" classification

Junko Mizuta Interview Segment 8

Receiving censored letters from father in various internment camps
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Yukiko Miyake Segment 31

Corresponding with husband, censorship of letters
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Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 47

Dealing with the aftermath of father's detention: dropping out of school, finding a way to pay the bills
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Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 48

Encountering financial hardship after detention of father
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Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 46

Finding out that father had been detained at the immigration office, a place where he had previously worked
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Discriminatory laws

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4

Discussion of family's legal case involving the alien land law

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this …


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Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6

Discussion of prewar legal cases involving Issei

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically …


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Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11

Impact of the alien land law on California's Japanese American agricultural community
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An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal …
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Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10

The establishment of business associations in Seattle's Japantown
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