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Terminal island: an island in time, collection of personal histories of former islanders 1994-1995, Part 1
Endo, Frank Koo: author
Hamasaki, Charlie O.: interviewee
Hara, Min: author
Hashimoto, Fusaye: interviewee
Hirashima, Mary: interviewee and interviewer
Iwamae, Yoshio: author
Izumi, Kuichi: interviewee
Izumi, Toshiro: author and interviewer
Kobata, Tadao and Toshiye: interviewees
Kobata, Yurao: interviewee
Manaka, Frank and Mitsuyo: interviewees
Marumoto, John: author
Marumoto, Tomitaro: interviewee
Mio, George: interviewee
War Relocation Authority: author
Tamura, Mary: interviewer, transcriber, and project coordinator
Yamashita, Dorothy: project coordinator
Tamura, Bob: cover designer
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Permission to publish the application must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Part 1 f a possible rough draft edition of book entitled, "Terminal Island: An Island in Time: Collection of Personal Histories of Former Islanders 1994-1995." Included are: Frank Koo Endo's memoir; George and Ben Fukuzaki's biography; Charlie O. Hamasaki's oral history transcript; Min Hara's memoir; Fusaye Hashimoto's possible transcribed testimony; Mary Hirashima's pre-edited oral history transcription; Yoshio Iwamae's memoir; Kuichi Izumi 's biographical oral history transcription narrated by son, Toshiro Izumi; Toshiro Izumi's memoir; Tadao and Toshiye Kobata's oral history transcription; Yurao Kobata's oral history transcription; Frank and Mitsuyo Manaka's oral history transcription; Tomitaro Marumoto's oral history transcription; John Marumoto's memoir; and George Mio's oral history transcription.
The Terminal Island Personal Histories Collection features one transcribed oral history, one autobiography, and a possible rough draft edition of a book entitled, "Terminal Island: An Island in Time, Collection of Personal Histories of Former Islanders 1994-1995," which compiles 34 more transcribed oral histories, biographies, and autobiographies of the Japanese American residents who lived on Terminal Island before being forcibly removed in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
Oral histories; Interviews; Biographies; Transcriptions
1 volume (1 unnumbered pages, 260 pages), 8.5 x 11 inches, typescript
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Community activities
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Men
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Children
Identity and values--Youth
Identity and values--Family
Identity and values--Parents
Immigration and citizenship
Industry and employment--Fishing and canneries
Japan--Pre-World War II
Race and racism
Reflections on the past
World War II--Department of Justice camps
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Pearl Harbor and aftermath--Arrests, searches, and seizures
Terminal Island, California
Arcadia, California
Manzanar, California
Newell, California
Los Angeles, California
San Pedro, California
Sacramento, California
Tulare, California
Wilmington, California
Long Beach, California
Chicago, Illinois
Amache, Colorado
Parker, Arizona
Rivers, Arizona
McGehee, Arkansas
Denson, Arkansas
Missoula, Montana
Bismark, North Dakota
Hunt, Idaho
Delta, Utah
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Department of Justice Internment Camps--Fort Lincoln (Bismarck)
Department of Justice Internment Camps--Fort Missoula
Incarceration Camps--Gila River
Incarceration Camps--Granada (Amache)
Incarceration Camps--Jerome
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Incarceration Camps--Minidoka
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Incarceration Camps--Rohwer
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Incarceration Camps--Topaz (Central Utah)
Temporary Assembly Centers--Sacramento
Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
Temporary Assembly Centers--Tulare
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Terminal Island Personal Histories Collection

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