Mary Tamaki Murakami oral history interview, part 3 of 3, April 16, 2008

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Description

Murakami continues her discussion on the Topaz concentration camps, including working offsite at an old CCC camp. At this time, a couple of universities in California decided to open up to Japanese in camps, and Murakami chose UC Berkeley. Next, she discusses unrest at the camps, and how they were able to get news of the war, including the sad sight of seeing gold stars in barrack windows, indicating fallen sons overseas. Following the end of the war, Murakami was reunited with her family where they would settle down in the Berkeley area. Next, she discusses meeting her husband, Ray, and their careers following graduation. Along with their careers, they were also heavily involved in the redress and sharing knowlegde of the experiences of Japanese Americans.

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video/m4v

Extent

1:03:35

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0854_03_Murakami

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/854-Murakami-Mary-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Jun 03

Location of Birth

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Murakami, Mary Tamaki: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mary Tamaki Murakami oral history interview, part 3 of 3, April 16, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056073.