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Lawson I. Sakai Interview

Date: March 13, 2019

Location: Emeryville, California



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Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Parents' family backgrounds, immigration to California Segment 1 of 19 [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-1/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Injured in battle, being shot point blank Segment 10 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-10/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California The campaign to take the Gothic Line Segment 11 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-11/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Meeting future wife before enlisting in the army Segment 12 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-12/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Returning home to wife's family's neighborhood after the war, experiencing discrimination Segment 13 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-13/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Moving to Gilroy, California, to work with wife's family Segment 14 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-14/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Working for Driscoll Farms Segment 15 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-15/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Starting a travel agency, organizing veterans reunions Segment 16 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-16/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Organizing an annual reunion of veterans Segment 17 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-17/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Involvement in the campaign for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team to receive the Congressional Gold Medal Segment 18 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-18/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Explanation of medals on hat Segment 19 of 19 [ Previous segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-19/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Growing up on family's farm Segment 2 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-2/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Origins of name, attending church Segment 3 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-3/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Attending school, description of students Segment 4 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-4/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Rejected from enlisting in the navy after the bombing of Pearl Harbor Segment 5 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-5/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Family voluntarily moves to Colorado, visits Manzanar on the way Segment 6 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-6/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Living and working in Colorado Segment 7 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-7/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Volunteering for the army and going through basic training Segment 8 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-8/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
Lawson I. Sakai Interview
by Narrator: Lawson I. Sakai, Interviewer: Patricia Wakida, Videographer: Dana Hoshide
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Interview location: Emeryville, California Experiencing first campaigns with active combat Segment 9 of 19 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this item in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-472-9/ .
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history