Helen Harano Christ Oral History Interview, Part 1

Helen Harano Christ, a retired school teacher, was interviewed. During World War II she was taken from her home in Berkeley,… read more

Helen Harano Christ, a retired school teacher, was interviewed. During World War II she was taken from her home in Berkeley, California, to the Tanforan Assembly Center before being detained at Topaz, Utah. After the war she worked in Nebraska and joined in the school desegregation efforts of the 1960s. Topics included the forced evacuation and life in the camp, including the educational system.

This is the first of two parts.

This interview from the Densho Visual History Collection was conducted by Megan Asaka on June 18, 2008, at the offices of Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, in Seattle, Washington. It was done in collaboration with the Topaz Museum in Salt Lake City. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Helen Harano Christ Oral History Interview, Part 1

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Program ID:
292121-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 2010

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  • Mar 27, 2010 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2010 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2010 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2010 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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