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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
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
Fullerton, California Bainbridge Island, Washington Manzanar, California Hunt, Idaho Glendale, California Chicago, Illinois Orange County, California Incarceration Camps--Manzanar Incarceration Camps--Minidoka