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Title
An Oral History with Ikuko Amatatsu Watanabe (audio)
Creator
Watanabe, Ikuko Amatatsu: interviewee
Hansen, Arthur A.: interviewer
California State University, Fullerton. Center for Oral and Public History: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1974-07-24
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Copyright held by Center for Oral and Public History. Researchers are welcome to utilize short excerpts from this transcription without obtaining permission as long as proper credit is given to the interviewee, the interviewer, and the Center for Oral and Public History. Permission for extensive use of the transcription and related materials, duplication, and/or reproduction can be obtained by contacting the Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, PO Box 6846, Fullerton CA 92834-6846. Email: coph@fullerton.edu.
Description
Nisei district manager of an educational corporation discusses samurai ancestry; childhood on Bainbridge Island, Washington, and makeup of Bainbridge Japanese community; incarceration at the Manzanar camp, California, including circumstances as to why Bainbridge Islanders were transferred to the Minidoka camp in Idaho; wartime resettlement to Chicago; and postwar years in California, with particular attention to discriminatory housing policies. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0019.
03:09:19
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.
NEH Planning 2014; ark:/13030/c8542qx0
Type
sound
Format
audio/mpeg
Identifier
1363_T01
csufccop_jaoh_0020
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/436
Language
English
Subject
Identity and values--Nisei
Geographic communities--Washington--Bainbridge Island
Geographic communities--California
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Leaving camp--'Resettlement
Geographic communities--Illinois--Chicago
Race and racism--Discrimination
Place
Fullerton, California
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Manzanar, California
Hunt, Idaho
Glendale, California
Chicago, Illinois
Orange County, California
Incarceration Camps--Manzanar
Incarceration Camps--Minidoka
Source
CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Japanese American Oral History Project Collection

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