Discusses his feelings on being awarded the Leon S. Peters Distinguished Service Award and his friendship with Leon S. Peters. He talks about starting at Peerless Printing and eventually marrying the owner’s daughter and buying the business.
Talks about how his parents immigrated from Japan and settled in Livingston, how many siblings he has, growing up in Cressey, attending Livingston High School and Modesto Junior College prior to World War II breaking out. He discusses farming and the Great Depression, and hearing about Pearl Harbor. He talks about the evacuation, being sent […]
Talks about his parents origins in Japan, their immigration to the United States and settling in Delano and Ducor. He talks about his family being interned, first at the Fresno Assembly Center and then later the Jerome War Relocation Center. He discusses how his father was able to keep their farm by leasing it out […]