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Charlene Kiyuna (67) interviews her friend Marion Masada (87) about her childhood experience of being imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp during WWII and the subsequent struggles she faced after her and her family were released.
Talked with my grand father for his 90th birthday
Mom’s memories growing up around her farming family along the coast of California.
Siblings Nikiko Masumoto (34) and her brother Korio Masumoto (28) talk about their experiences as Hapa Americans, growing up on a family farm, and their connection to their family, their Japanese identity, and to their grandparents.
Yoshio Murakawa (76) talks with his daughter Dina Pecceu (46) about his family history and experience during Japanese Internment during WWII. Yoshio shares about where this grandparents and parents are from in Japan and how they immigrated to the US...
Mary Doi [no age given] interviews her daughter Lisa Doi (29) about her work as an organizer at Tsuru for Solidarity advocating for the Japanese American community, the history of the paper crane, the evolution of folk art in the...
Eleanor Hertz is 100 years old and has lived in Bremerton, WA her entire life. Eleanor speaks about her early childhood, living in a Navy town during WW2, including Japanese internment, the most amazing technology in her life (radio), and...
Llyn talks about her family's experience in a Japanese internment camp. She talks about the impact that had on her family and community, and then the conversation moves on to her personal history as she reaches a huge milestone -...
My grandfather Ken, who I call "yaya", talks about his childhood in the Poston Japanese internment camp. He speaks about his career in commercial art and how he met my grandmother, whose maiden name was Lynne Swisher.
Rosalie Crotts (66) speaks with her father Rene Ceniceros (90) about meeting her mother when they were young, in East Los Angeles, and the life they built together.
The Red Cross broke into the Japanese internment camps to deliver first aid.
Pam talks with her mom, Joanne, about experience and hardships in the Japanese internment camps during WWII.
Sharon Wakamoto, an OC resident for almost 60 years, but born in Los Angeles spent a few years as a young child, during WW2 in the Japanese internment camp or War Relocation Center as it was called, at Gila Bend,...