0:00 - Introduction / Family makeup

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Keywords: brothers; family; father; mother; sisters

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1:31 - Background information on parents, their marriage, and coming to the United States

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Keywords: arranged marriage; farmer; father; Issei parents; mother; Shinto; ship; steerage

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6:12 - Tough economic conditions in Japan that led to immigration to the United States / Farming in Montana

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Keywords: employment; farmer; Immigration Act of 1924; land; Oriental Exclusion Act; rice

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10:08 - Parents open minded attitude on becoming American and not pushing Japanese language on their children

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Keywords: Americanized; citizenship; interpreter; Issei; language; mother; parents

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12:05 - The racial makeup of Montana

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Keywords: Chinese; farming; Irish; Japanese; mining; railroads; Scottish; Swedish

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16:53 - Japanese culture expressed at home / Americanization of parents

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Keywords: Americanized; employment; English; humor; Japanese identity and values; manners and etiquette; parents; Swedish

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21:19 - Background information of prewar Montana

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Keywords: farmers; high school; population; railroad; rural communities

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23:39 - Growing up in Montana pre and post Pearl Harbor / Inability to volunteer for different military branches

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Keywords: "Jap"; 4C; Camp Shelby; friendship; infantry; Pearl Harbor; racism; ROTC

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