Tag Archives: Topaz

  1. Arrival, Work, and Marriage at Topaz

    October 26, 2012 by Admin

    By Nora Hataye Leaving Tanforan Assembly Center, we traveled for two days by train, finally stopping in Delta, the town …
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  2. Block 20 Baseball

    October 25, 2012 by Admin

    By Kazuko Iwahashi “Ready to go to the baseball game?”  Yae asked me when we met at the end of …
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  3. Yakudoshi

    October 14, 2012 by Admin

    By Yvonne Nimnitch Author’s Note: The following is based on an interview and written from the narrator’s point of view. …
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  4. Desert Rebirth

    January 29, 2012 by Admin

    By Michiko Uchida The door of my study had been removed so that it would no longer open out into …
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In the aftermath of World War II, more than 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry – roughly two-thirds of whom were American citizens – were released from forced imprisonment in U.S. concentration camps. But released to return where, after being taken from their homes along the West Coast? When they were finally allowed to leave the internment camps, they faced a new challenge: How do you resume a life so interrupted.