Janet Daijogo

Date: April 19, 2005, San Francisco, California
Telling Their Stories class

Date: May 22, 2006, Mill Valley, California
Alexa D, Michael C, Zach W, with Howard Levin

Janet Daijogo was born on March 21, 1937 in San Francisco, California. She was interned at Topaz, Utah from the time she was five to eight years old. At camp, she was too young to understand the injustice happening to her. As a result, she endured many years of cultural confusion after her time at Topaz while she studied at UC Berkeley and spent time in Japan. She has is now a renowned kindergarten teacher at Marin Country Day School.