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Kim,Young O.

Resisting transfer from Jerome

Young O. Kim August 28, 1995

When I, the next day, the battalion commander came in, maybe he heard that I …

Kim,Young O.

A visit to Jerome after OCS

Young O. Kim August 28, 1995

Well yeah, I was in a brand new second lieutenant uniform and what not and …


Outhouses and showers at camp

William Hohri June 12, 1998

The only thing that really bothered me were the outhouses. They had outhouses at the …

Todd,Kathryn Doi

On the Impact of the Camp Experience

Kathryn Doi Todd July 10, 2012

I was interned with my family—first at the Santa Anita racetrack as a wee babe, …

Tashima,A. Wallace

Camp as a Young Boy

A. Wallace Tashima July 2, 2014

I think camp would have been a very different experience for me say, if I …

Tashima,A. Wallace

“Something ominous in the background…”

A. Wallace Tashima July 2, 2014

On the other hand, it was something, you know, ominous in the background all the …


Father's business partner operated their farming business during WWII

Tom Yuki March 22, 2018

In 1940 when the war started of course we went to camp, but fortunately Tom …


Thriving art culture at camp

Kay Sekimachi November 23, 2018

My younger sister and I took advantage of the free time we had there. Chiura …


Moving to Cincinnati after Topaz

Kay Sekimachi November 23, 2018

High school in Topaz, all I know is I just wanted to get out. As …


Grateful for The Quakers’ help in camp and finding jobs outside of camp

Mitsuye Yamada August 7, 2018

The Quakers were wonderful people; they came – they were the first people, I think, …

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