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AuthorSikkemae, Reet
Date Created1952-1961
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Estonian Reet Sikkemae recalls arriving at Seabrook in the early 1950s. Reet's family had been relocated to a displaced person's camp in Germany, and then had emigrated...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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AuthorHasegawa, Yoshiko
Date Created1944-1950
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Yoshiko Hasegawa recalls moving from the Gila River Relocation camps to Seabrook Farms in September of 1944. Her father was instrumental in partnering with Charles...
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AuthorWoodward, Sabina Slavic
Date Created1952
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Sabina Slavic Woodward recalls how Charles Seabrook sent a representative to refugee camps in West Germany to recruit workers. Sabina's family signed up, and spent 10...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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AuthorLowe, Ann Mariko
Date Created1945-1953
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Ann Mariko Lowe recalls life at Seabrook, which introduced her to many new experiences, including Halloween traditions. She remembers the living conditions in...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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AuthorNoguchi, Rei R.
Date Created1945-1962
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Rei Noguchi recalls playing baseball during the summer months at Seabrook. Some families provided the equipment for everyone to use. Players on one team would share their...
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AuthorNoguchi, Paul H.
Date Created1963-08-25
DescriptionIn this 'I remember" memoir, Paul Noguchi recalls his work experiences in the bean fields at Seabrook Farms. He worked alongside other Japanese Americans, Estonians, Germans, and Latvians, as well as...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970), 1945, 1963
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AuthorLaws, Elaine Glendon
Date Created1994
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Elaine Glendon Laws recalls when elementary-aged Japanese students first arrived at Seabrook. Two fifth-grade classes were created to accommodate everyone. She remembers...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945), 1945, 1945
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AuthorDougherty, Olive
Date Created1940-1990
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Olive Dougherty, a second-grade teacher from Seabrook School, recalls her past students. She enjoyed teaching at Seabrook because of her exposure to diverse cultures and...
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AuthorHasegawa, Yoshiko Nakamura
Date Created1965
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Yoshiko Nakamura Hasegawa remembers her father. He emigrated from Japan in 1906 because of economic depression, and moved to California. He steadily worked his way...
Time Period1906, 1965
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AuthorHirata, Minoru; Okino, James; Wakai, Henry
Date Created1944-1984
DescriptionIn this "I remember" collection of sports memoirs, Minoru Hirata, James Okino, and Henry Wakai recall intramural sports, varsity sports, and notable Seabrook athletes from 1944 to 1989. The...