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Military service

An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II - Segment 1

An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview …
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An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part I - Segment 1

An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview …
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Spark M. Matsunaga Interview Segment 1

The challenges faced by Nisei soldiers

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the …


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Diana Morita Cole Interview Segment 8

A poignant story of brother's experiences in camp
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David Sakura Interview I Segment 12

Becoming "head of the family" at age seven when father volunteered for the army
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Secondary education

Katsugo Miho Interview II Segment 18

Activities and friends in high school
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High school buildings

A postcard with a note that reads, "High School Buildings Monterey, California 1488." From page 76 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_76_001
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9A Class McCarver Intermediate School

A group photograph of the 9A Class students of Morton Matthew McCarver Middle School in Tacoma, Seattle. The photograph is taken by A. B. Read Photo Studio in Tacoma, Washington in front of the school building in June 1936. Inscription reads: Read A37_09. It appears that this photograph belongs to …
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Ukichi Taenaka, portrait

A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page is a portrait of Ukichi Taenaka in high school regalia. It was most likely taken in 1934 in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_02_002
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9A Class McCarver School

A group photograph of the 9A Class students at Morton Matthew McCarver Middle School in Tacoma, Seattle. The photograph is taken by A. B. Read Photo Studio in Tacoma, Washington in front to the school building in June 1933. Japanese American students are included. Inscription reads: Read A3102. See this …
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