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Film

June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Segment 14

A memorable role in a Hollywood film with Jerry Lewis
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Satsuki Ina Segment 7

Community response to film about parents' wartime experiences
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Partial letter discussing the lack of rolls for Japanese women in Hollywood


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Negative film strip for Farewell to Manzanar scene stills


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Theater

June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Segment 4

Father's work as a gardener and teacher of gidayu, a type of reciting used in Japanese puppet theater
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Frank Yamasaki Interview II Segment 8

Prewar leisure activities: theater performances, church picnics, sports
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Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview Segment 27

Writing another play, Laughter and False Teeth about the moral breakdown and corruption of the camp society
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Los Angeles

An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1

Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral …
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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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An Oral History with Reverend Seytsu Takahashi - Segment 1

Issei Buddhist bishop and superintendent of Kayasan Temple in Little Tokyo since 1931 recounts his wartime experiences and internment at Fort Missoula, Montana; Livingstone, Louisiana; and Crystal City, Texas. Transcribed in both Japanese and English. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, …
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