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Telling Our Stories: Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley, 1910's - 1970's

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World War II-Internment Camps

"It was very difficult. Apparently, the houses were ready and we came in busload. In May, Manzanar, it was cold and windy, the wind was just horrendous. We were given a mattress cover and we had to go to pile of hay and stuffed it in, and that was our mattress for about six months. And the bad part of that was there were ticks and we used to get bites and it was very difficult. "

-James Higashida

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Image Contributed by: Bo Sakaguchi Names of people: Bo Sakaguchi, Ogura, ?, Tsutsui, Sakaguchi, Tsutsui, Sakaguchi, Ogura Date: circa 1943 Place: Manzanar Photograph by: Toyo Miyatake Original Photo size: Description: ... More »

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