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Japanese American Community in Indiana, 2003-2005

Moore, Anne C. December 12, 2003  

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18 pages; 1 tape, 1 7/8 ips, 85 minutes; not indexed; interview questionnaire

Conner, Nancy

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Anne Moore, born in 1935, discusses growing up on her family's farm in California, before being forced into internment camps during World War II. Moore tells about life in the camps, including the importance of her family and the educational system. Moore also reflects on the different internment experiences of her neighbors. She recalls her career in art museums at a number of universities in the Indianapolis area and her involvement in the local Japanese American Citizens League. Moore also reflects upon her own ideas about the existence of a distinct Japanese community in Indianapolis and the role of language in constructing these networks.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Ball State University
    • Japanese American Citizens League
    • Place Names
    • Kendallville, Indiana
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Salinas Valley, California
    • Subjects
    • community organizations
    • education
    • Japanese internment camps
    • Japanese language
    • segregation