Molly shares stories from the Tule Lake and recollections of Marysville’s pre-war Japantown.
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00:00 – Introduction
00:18 – Clip 1
When the war comes, Molly was moved to Tule Lake. She missed her graduation. Molly shares a story about how her teacher told her she would be imprisoned.
13:23 – Clip 2
Molly shares her views on religion, music and hobbies at camp.
17:07 – Clip 3
Molly shares how she was able to learn the tea ceremony, calligraphy, and Japanese language classes.
19:39 – Clip 4
Molly talks about who was taken from Hawaii to be imprisoned. Buddhist ministers, and religious services at camp.
20:48 – Clip 5
Molly tells of her father’s and uncle’s philosophy on sending money back to Japan, and immigration in general.
23:39 – Credits
Video production provided by the Sacramento Educational Cable Consortium – http://www.secctv.org
Primary source images to accompany Molly Kimura’s story. Images provided by Molly Kimura – Elk Grove Unified School District.