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From our side of the fence : growing up in America's concentration camps

Author: Brian Komei Dempster; Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Kearny Street Workshop, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Our Side of the Fence contains the first-person accounts of eleven former internees who recall their memories of youth in America's concentration camps. This collection traces each author's personal journey through war, giving voice to a history that has been silenced. This book also offers lesson plans for use by educators and students and for internees who wish to tell their own stories.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Komei Dempster; Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California.
ISBN: 0970550405 9780970550408
OCLC Number: 46633875
Notes: "Produced by Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California."
Description: xix, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: After Pearl Harbor ; Blanket ; Loyalty questionnaire ; Racism and silence ; Apple butter / Florence Ohmura Dobashi --
Gap ; Return, but not to my backyard (an excerpt) ; Silence...no more ; Games "justice" plays (an excerpt) ; Arthur / Kiku Hori Funabiki --
Red, white, and blue badge ; Food ; Outhouse ; Announcements ; Piano / Sato Hashizume --
Ashes ; Train ride ; Our desert home ; There's no place like home / Fumi Manabe Hayashi --
Living room ; Arrival in Tanforan ; Barrack in Tanforan ; Eucalyptus trees / Florence Miho Nakamura --
Rattlesnake and scorpion ; Magazine pictures / Ruth Y. Okimoto --
Tackling dummy ; My dog "Teny" ; Paper Christmas tree ; Loyalty oath ; Leaving / Yoshito Wayne Osaki --
Owada's market (an excerpt) ; End of the line ; Hidden testimony / Toru Saito --
Ganbare ; Tanforan Assembly Center ; Bath ; Segregation and the loyalty questionnaire ; Topaz, 1993 / Daisy Uyeda Satoda --
Seatoru no ojisan ; Obake obasan ; Bitter brush story ; Fortune telling ; Rumors ; Ghost story ; History II / Harumi Serata --
Transformation of a rice sack ; Picnic / Michi Tashiro --
Lesson plans --
List of America's concentration camps.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Komei Dempster.

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From Our Side of the Fence contains the first-person accounts of eleven former internees who recall their memories of youth in America's concentration camps. This collection traces each author's personal journey through war, giving voice to a history that has been silenced. This book also offers lesson plans for use by educators and students and for internees who wish to tell their own stories.

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