Video: Interview With Former Manzanar Committee Chair, Sue Kunitomi Embrey – Parts 1-3

UPDATE, AUGUST 24, 2012: Videos have been re-encoded and are now viewable on iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad).


Back in September, 1997, former Manzanar Committee chair and one of the founders of the Manzanar Pilgrimage, Sue Kunitomi Embrey, was interviewed during the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, which was sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research.

Sue, who was also the driving force behind the protection and preservation efforts for Manzanar, which is now a National Historic Site, talked for an hour with Glen Kitayama about life at Manzanar, her experiences during the resettlement period, the Manzanar Committee, and the redress struggle.

Thank you to Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project and their Executive Director, Tom Ikeda, for granting permission to the Manzanar Committee to stream the entire interview right here on our blog.

Here are parts 1-3.

 

Her first impressions upon arrival at Manzanar. (4:42)

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The effect of incarceration upon her Issei mother (6:34)

 

Work in Manzanar: Making camouflage nets, writing for the Free Press (4:15)

Links to the rest of the interview:
Video: Interview With Former Manzanar Committee Chair, Sue Kunitomi Embrey – Parts 4-6
Video: Interview With Former Manzanar Committee Chair, Sue Kunitomi Embrey – Parts 7-9
Video: Interview With Former Manzanar Committee Chair, Sue Kunitomi Embrey – Parts 10-11

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4 Responses to Video: Interview With Former Manzanar Committee Chair, Sue Kunitomi Embrey – Parts 1-3

  1. Emily Boyd says:

    hello my name is emily. I loved this video it was beautful

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