Higher education

An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during …
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Dave Tatsuno Interview Segment 6

Attending University of California Berkeley before World War II

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.
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George Azumano Interview Segment 9

Attending college

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 Department of the Interior.
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Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 35

Discussion of the system of community colleges in Hawaii

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 …


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Impact of incarceration

Manzanar Relocation Center

This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Robert L. Brown which provides a detailed description of the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_01
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Community analysis report, no. 5, June 1943

Titled as: Evacuee resistance to relocation. Presents three "fundamental reasons" for the "relocation program" designed to encourage people to move out of the incarceration centers, then describes the "ideal relocation program," which would see "every one relocated before June 30, 1944." Provides statistics on numbers of people who left centers …
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Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944

Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting the release of her brother, Yoshio Takaoka from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0005
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Women's Army Corps/Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

Shim Hiraoka interview

Oral history interview with Shim Hiraoka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_HIRAOKA_SHIM
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Gene Hamaguchi interview

Oral history interview with Gene Hamaguchi See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_HAMAGUCHI_GENE
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James Kirihara interview

Oral history interview with James Kirihara. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_KIRIHARA_JAMES
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