Abstract

Betty and John Ochi discuss their stories of life in California following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Each recounts the paths their lives took as they were forced to leave their homes, take what they could, and relocate to internment camps. Life within these camps is discussed in detail as well as the process of readjusting to life on the outside. They paths and stories finally joined after separately coming to Cleveland.

Creator

Ochi, John (interviewee); Ochi, Betty (interviewee)

Creator

Ziemnik, Sara (interviewer)

Project

Japanese American Citizens League

Date

7-31-2006

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

89 minutes

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