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Religion

Miyoko Uzaki Interview Segment 15

The role of Christian churches in camp
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M. Jack Takayanagi Interview Segment 8

Organizing Christian church services in camp
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Masako Yoshida Interview Segment 15

Attending church services in camp
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Kay Matsuoka Segment 33

Christian missionaries' weekly visits to camp lead to conversion
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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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Christianity

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 1

Growing up in small town of Thomas, Washington

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 …


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Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 2

Father's role as a minister in the Japanese American community
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Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 1

Father's background, entering the ministry
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