Rumiko Arakawa relates her personal and family history, including her parents immigration from Japan, living in Dinuba before World War II, her family’s incarceration in the Poston War Relocation Center and life in Detroit during and after the war before returning to California.
Sherman Kishi is the fourth of five children. His father failed to get into Officer Candidate School in Japan, and so decided to come to the United States, bringing his wife with him from an arranged marriage. He talks about church and watching movies during the Great Depression, of playing sports, and community rivalries. While […]
Discusses his parents from Fukuoka, Japan, and being one of nine children, seven of whom survived. He reminisces about his friendship with Henry Harry Welsh, a retired lawyer, and talks about several legal issues ranging from property taxes and eviction to labor laws and Oliver Wendel Holmes. Imparts the difficulties of getting into school politics […]