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Tonko Doi Interview Segment 8

Hearing mother's recollections of camp
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Yoshimi Matsuura Interview Segment 13

Remembering some acts of kindness from friends and neighbors
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Chiyoko Yagi Interview Segment 18

Being visited in camp by non-Japanese friends from home
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Ernest Besig Interview Segment 3

The ACLU's position on the incarceration, and thoughts on the Japanese American Citizen's League

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, …


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Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese]

A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. He reports to his parents about their relatives and friends in Hiroshima: He took ten days vacation to visit Hiroshima and found that the Hiroshima City …
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Letter from Miyuki Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, March 31, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Miyuki Matsuura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. In the letter, she writes about her family in Japan. She has received a letter from her family in Japan and learned about their situations. She writes about her father who suffers from flash burns because …
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Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese]

A letter from Megumi Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Megumi introduces himself as though he has never met them nor been in contact with them before. He is a son of Matsuyo Sasaki and a brother of Minoru Sasaki. He explains that he was drafted into …
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Civil rights

Helen Harano Christ Interview Segment 14

Remembering some who expressed resentment about incarceration
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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 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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