Having a house at camp

Memories of the ship heading to the U.S. Thunder in Crystal City Kids activities in Crystal City Having a house at camp Having nowhere to go postwar Feeling of foreigness Art helped him to feel less foreign in school First Boy Scouts troop in San Francisco Trip to Japan as a Boy Scout Playing basketball in the army Working as a typist in the army Painting murals and signs in the army

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They moved us to a private home, away from the barracks. This was a single home where they put our family. It was a house. It had a kitchen. It didn't have a shower or things like that, we had to go take a shower in a different building, the community thing. So then I guess it was better for us having a home where our family was all together. We had a garden in the front entrance, it was okay, I remember that.

Date: September 20, 2019
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Tom Ikeda and Yoko Nishimura
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum and Denshō: The Japanese American Legacy Project.

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