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An Oral History with Lillie Y. McCabe, Part II (audio)
McCabe, Lillie Y: interviewee
Yamada, Jeffrey B.: interviewer
California State University, Fullerton. Center for Oral and Public History: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
after 1987-10-19
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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An oral history with Lillie Y. McCabe, an incarceree at the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center and the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The interview covers the Anglo reverends and ministers who helped her while she was incarcerated at Amache, how they helped and how she met them; she mentions religion, and the religious community; she talks about the daily activities while she at Amache; how Japanese American men joined the US Military; she recalls life after leaving the incarceration camp, finding a place to live, and the amount of material things they had left once the war was over. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0032. Photograph is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0034.
The Japanese American Oral History Project features oral histories with narrators who talk about their lives, pre and post World War II, but most specifically, about their experience being incarcerated in camps during World War II.
Interviews; Oral histories
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
Geographic communities--Colorado
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
Race and racism--Discrimination
Reflections on the past
World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration
World War II--Leaving camp--'Resettlement
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Pearl Harbor and aftermath
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Living conditions
Religion and churches
Los Angeles, California
Amache, Colorado
Arcadia, California
Hollister, California
Incarceration Camps--Granada (Amache)
Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita
CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History

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