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Japanese American Confinement Sites /
World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

About the Project
Interview Transcripts
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Interview Transcripts

Nancy Ikeda Baldwin

Hiromi Dye

Ronald Hirano 

Norman Hirose 

Congressman Mike Honda

Frank Inami 

Junko Kimura

Meriko Maida and Asako Tokuno

George Matsumoto

Sam Mihara

Joe Tominaga

John Nagao Tomita

Eiko Yasutake

Photo of a University of California graduate of Japanese descent, placed the I AM AN AMERICAN sign on the store front on December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor
A University of California graduate of Japanese descent, placed
I AM AN AMERICAN sign on this store front on December 8, 1941

Persons of Japanese ancestry arrive at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from San Pedro. Evacuees lived at this center at the former Santa Anita race track before being moved inland to relocation centers. Clem Albers, Arcadia, CA, April 5, 1942. (Photo No. 210-G-3B-414)
Persons of Japanese ancestry arrive at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from San Pedro. Clem Albers, Arcadia, CA, April 5, 1942. (Photo No. 210-G-3B-414)


Related ROHO Interviews

Janet Daijogo, A Life’s Journey: From Child of the Incarceration to Master Teacher, Translating the Truths of Aikido for the Kindergarten Classroom

Tom Oishi from Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front Oral History Project


Donated Japanese American Women / Alumnae of UC Berkeley Oral Histories

From 2007-2011 Joyce Nao Takahashi and Mary Tomita of the Japanese American Women / Alumnae of UC Berkeley [JAWAUCB] headed their program to conduct audio interviews with Japanese American UC Berkeley students who were incarcerated during WWII. The following transcripts and audio are available to researchers in The Bancroft Library. Underlined transcripts below are available online. Dr. Takahashi published the article Japanese American Alumnae of the University of California, Berkeley: Lives and Legacy, including excerpts from these oral histories.

Grace (Obata) Amemiya

Photo of Joan Baez singing "We Shall Overcome" on Sproul steps before demonstrators file in for sit-in. December 2, 1964
Photo of UC Berkeley Japanese Women's Club Fall 1938

Takako (Tsuchiya) Endo

Chizu (Kitano) Iiyama

Frank (Kaoru) Inami

Joanne Taeko (Ono) Iritani

Margaret (Koide) Kusaba

Lillian (Iida) Matsumoto

Elsie (Adachi) Ogata

Yuriko (Sakurai) Shibata

Tomoye (Nozawa) Takahashi

Michiko (Fujii) Uchida


Donated Cal Band Oral History

Kenji Sayama: Oski's Roommate 1941-42


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