30 results


Didn't have rights that whites had

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

We didn’t have all the rights that caucasians had, and it was because of racism. …

Bain,Peggie Nishimura

Response to loyalty questionnaire

Peggie Nishimura Bain September 15-17, 2004

My parents didn't say very much, except that they said, What good is your citizenship? …


Feeling angry upon reading of Supreme Court case, 'Korematsu v. United States'

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

But when I read Korematsu was the first time that I really realized that not …


Is 'Korematsu v. United States' still a threat to American civil liberties?

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

Certainly, as I said, given the coram nobis case, it should be read knowing that …


Not fully understanding parents' World War II incarceration while growing up

Dale Minami February 8, 2003

I remember we always were aware of the shadow of the camps in the back, …


Reflections on the importance of history

Dale Minami February 8, 2003

One thing I've learned about these cases—and it's not just these cases, but I think …


Prevailing Within the System

Sue Embrey September 11, 1997

Well, I think NCJAR's class-action suit was good because it, I think, made the Nisei …


Fighting For What’s Right

Sue Embrey September 11, 1997

Well, I think the legacy is, for the Nisei, if they hadn't been aware of …


Learning About the Internment

Peter Irons October 27, 2000

So literally the first time that I ever knew anything about the internment was in …


Stripped of Pride

Bert Nakano September 13, 1997

In fact, the Sansei were the whole LTPRO. They came from the 1960s, 1970s, early …

Related tags

World War II incarceration internment resistance draft resisters redress discrimination politics racism fair play committee korematsu 1960s camps coram nobis identity Japan movement student strikes citizenship Constitution criminal lawyer education EO9066 executive order 9066 father hirabayashi japanese american law law school lawsuit

This guide will give you the fundamental knowledge you will need to conduct your own oral history interview.

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation