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2008 National Conference Photo Guestbook

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James Tanaka (California)

I am attending the "Enduring Communities" as a panel member about life outside the relocation centers. I lived in Portland & was sent to the Portland Stockyard Assembly Center & Minidoka Relocation Center. My family left the Center in the spring of 1943 on a seasonal group leave to thin the sugar beets. Summer weeding. Fall harvesting & back to the Center. 1944 was a repeat, but out on an indefinite leave.

My research answered, "Why?, Why? Why?, Why? Why? Why?" To find the answers & the rest of the "Why" question, visit Discover Nikkei - James Tanaka

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James Tanaka from California at the "Whose America? Who's American?" National Conference
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James K. Tanaka, a participant and panelist at the "Whose America? Who's American? Diversity, Civil Liberties, and Social Justice" National Conference in Denver, Colorado presented by the Japanese ... More »


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