Kennie Namba oral history interview, part 3 of 6, July 13, 2001

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Dublin Core

Description

Namba talks about his family's forced removal including discussing the items he was allowed to take and what he had to leave behind. He then talks about some of his family's items that were lost after his father returned from incarceration camp; and discusses his father's post-war life. Next, Namba talks about his family's experiences at Portland temporary dentention facility and Minidoka incarceration camp including discussing the weather and living conditions. Lastly, Namba talks about the differences between a camp vs. a prison; talks about seeing military guards for the first time while at Portland temporary detention facility; volunteering for the Army; and talks about the loyalty questionnaire.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:31

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0185_03_Namba

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/185-Namba-Kennie-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 May 02

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Namba, Kennie: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kennie Namba oral history interview, part 3 of 6, July 13, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052082.