143 results

Hirabayashi,James

Not bringing shame to family

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

Of course we were raised in a Japanese American community, so that we were always …

Hirabayashi,James

Past ties to present situation in Middle East

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

The government interpreted whatever they saw of the Japanese Americans, in terms of their framework, …

Kawakami,Barbara

Helping soldiers

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

On the grass outside, there weren't even enough blankets for the soldiers. And so all …

Kawakami,Barbara

Okinawan discrimination

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

Like Okinawan people, those days they were sadly discriminated. I remember that they lived in …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Didn't have rights that whites had

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

We didn’t have all the rights that caucasians had, and it was because of racism. …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Californians didn't know about evacuation

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

You would think most Americans would’ve known, but even people in California didn’t know what …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Father as prisoner of war in hospital

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

My mother made calls to see if she could visit her husband, and then she …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Camp as a positive thing

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

Everything in camp could be a positive thing. Every person you meet, you know, that …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Rounding up Issei and Nikkei

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

The first 48 hours, I think about 3,000 Isseis were picked up. And the first …

Yamauchi,Wakako Nakamura

Her experience as a Japanese-American schoolchild in Oceanside, California, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Wakako Nakamura Yamauchi May 22, 1998

I was seventeen, I was a senior in high school. We were making ready; this …

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