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Lillian Nakano Interview

Date: July 8, 2009


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Lillian Nakano Interview
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Interview location: Torrance, California Family background: Nisei parents from Hawaii Segment 1 of 20 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Description of father's bakery business Segment 2 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Growing up in Hawaii: "we had a pretty carefree life" Segment 3 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Traveling to Japan just before World War II to study Japanese music and dance Segment 4 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California The aftermath of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii Segment 5 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Race relations in prewar Hawaii Segment 6 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Father's pickup by the FBI, leaving for a camp on the mainland to be reunited Segment 7 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Sand Island
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Interview location: Torrance, California Initial impressions of Jerome concentration camp Segment 8 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Jerome
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Interview location: Torrance, California Living conditions in Jerome; relationships between Hawaiians and mainlanders Segment 9 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Jerome
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Interview location: Torrance, California Attending summer school in camp, meeting new people Segment 10 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Jerome
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Interview location: Torrance, California Transferring to Heart Mountain concentration camp, then moving to St. Paul, Minnesota Segment 11 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Heart Mountain
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Interview location: Torrance, California Returning to Hawaii, getting married Segment 12 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Moving to Chicago Segment 13 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Adjusting to life in Chicago, parents open a Japanese restaurant Segment 14 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Moving to Los Angeles and getting involved in the Little Tokyo People's Rights Organization (LTPRO) Segment 15 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Educating the Japanese American community about the need for redress Segment 16 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Forming the National Coalition for Redress and Reparations, dealing with divisions between community groups Segment 17 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Increasing involvement of women in the redress movement Segment 18 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Reflections on the redress movement Segment 19 of 20 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Torrance, California Continuing work with community organizing Segment 20 of 20 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history