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Memoir and oral history transcription of former Terminal Island residents
Ariga, Kimiye Okuno Takeuchi: author
Hirashima, Mary: interviewee
Tamura, Mary: interviewer
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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One oral history transcription and one memoir concerning the biographical histories of two former Terminal Island residents, Kimiye Okuno Takeuchi Ariga and Mary Hirashima.
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
9 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, typescript; 9 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, typescript
Geographic communities--California--Terminal Island
Community activities
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Family
Identity and values--Parents
Identity and values--Men
Identity and values--Women
Immigration and citizenship--Arrival
Industry and employment--Fishing and canneries
Japan--Post-World War II
Race and racism
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--'Evacuation Day
World War II--Incarceration camps--Medical care and health issues
World War II--Resistance and dissidence--Expatriation/repatriation/deportation
Reflections on the past
Terminal Island, California
Los Angeles, California
Manzanar, California
Parker, Arizona
Crystal City, Texas
Missoula, Montana
Mie Prefecture, Japan
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Department of Justice Internment Camps--Crystal City
Department of Justice Internment Camps--Fort Missoula
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
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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