Ben Umeda oral history interview, part 3 of 7, June 13, 2004

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Description

Umeda talks more about the aftereffects of Pearl Harbor, as the Army no longer accepted Nisei soldiers, they would be reclassified as enemy aliens. Shortly after, they would be forced to evacuate their home, taking their only what they could carry and leaving the rest of the vineyard with a neighbor to look after and harvest. They would head to a train depot in Sanger and head to Gila River concentration camp. He talks about the living conditions of the camp, including the barbed wire and the wages of the various jobs. His family would again be involved with farming and he would also be involved as a math teacher.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:58

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0457_03_Umeda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/457-Umeda-Ben-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Oct 22

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Umeda, Ben: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Ben Umeda oral history interview, part 3 of 7, June 13, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050548.