Ted Shigyo talks about the different generations of Japanese Americans in the United States, being born in the Tule Lake camp, the state of the camp in the present, his education and work as a medical doctor, his family’s history of immigrating and living in the United States before the war. He discusses the incarceration, […]
Talks about his father’s friendship with Ray Yasui, the effects his father’s experiences at the Fresno Assembly Center and how it has affected his family, particularly his son’s decision to study in Japan.
Talks about his family’s experiences prior to, during and after World War II, including his parents’ involvement in the JACL, their experience voluntarily relocating to Minnesota during the war, the discrimination they faced and how they rebuilt after the war was over.
Talks about his father, Walter Pollock senior’s experiences as service director for the Fresno Assembly Center and how it profoundly affected him for the remainder of his life. He discusses his fathers papers and how Walter Pollock senior collected information on the incarceration of Japanese Americans and had planned to write a book based on […]
Talks about her life before the war in Salinas, her incarceration with her family at the Salinas Assembly Center and later Poston War Relocation Center during World War II, getting support from the Quaker community during the war and life after the war. View Part 1 View Transcript & Metadata
Talks about her life before the war in Salinas, her incarceration with her family at the Salinas Assembly Center and later Poston War Relocation Center during World War II, getting support from the Quaker community during the war and life after the war. View Part 2 View Transcript & Metadata
Both talk about growing up and their life before World War II, being incarcerated at Amache and Gila River respectively during the war, Johnny’s time in the Military Intelligence Service and meeting each other after the war, getting married and their life since.