Kageyama Nomura was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California,
during World War II. There she was known as the "Songbird of
Manzanar," frequently performing in camp. She was trained in music
throughout her childhood, and in this clip she recalls singing in front of
Issei at the age of five. Mary Kageyama Nomura's full interview is available in
the Densho Digital Archive.