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Role of the redress movement in helping Nisei to open up about their wartime experiences

Dale Minami February 8, 2003

When redress started, though, in the late '70s, or the idea started gaining momentum, then …


Not recognizing father after reunion at Crystal City, Texas

Mako Nakagawa May 27, 1998

…and next thing you know we pull into the campground. And these men are milling …


Living conditions at Crystal City, Texas

Mako Nakagawa May 27, 1998

We went to Japanese school after American school, and then we went to Japanese school …


A child's memories of activities at Crystal City, Texas

Mako Nakagawa May 27, 1998

Oh, night and day, just night and day. For one, our family was back together. …


Thoughts on relationship between Japanese Peruvians and Japanese Americans at Crystal City, Texas

Mako Nakagawa May 27, 1998

I don't remember any animosities or any breakouts or any kind of a conflict, but …


Encountering a train full of Japanese Americans being transported to a concentration camp

George Yamada March 15 & 16, 2006

And then one time—this was very hush-hush—but a train stopped late one afternoon. I presume …


Sneaking out of the Hastings Park camp during World War II

Henry Shimizu July 25 & 26, 2006

One of the memories I have of Hastings Park was, was the fact that although …


Concentration camp from a Japanese mother’s point of view (Japanese)

Yumi Matsubara March 1, 2007

(Japanese) I didn’t know anything at all (about Japanese Americans before I came to the …


Hiding out to avoid the concentration camps (Spanish)

Venancio Shinki September 6, 2007

(Spanish) I had the opportunity to accompany my father on a visit to see his …


A Dutiful Son

Gordon Hirabayashi December 5, 1999

My mother used to write me once a week in about a half-page typewriter-size paper, …

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