Saburo and Marion Masada recount their story growing up in the incarceration camps during World War II and life before and after the war. They also tell the larger story of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II in general.
Debbie Ikeda talks about her family and educational background, the Valley’s educational needs, how her grandfather immigrated to the United States, settling in Santa Monica and starting a nursery. She talks about how her family was sent to the Manzanar War Relocation Center, the photographer Toyo Miyatake, and Mexican American Ralph Lazzo who decided to […]
Talks about his family life and growing up in Livingston, California, farming, where his father and mother came from in Japan and their immigration to the United States. He discusses attending elementary and high school, briefly attending Japanese school and playing baseball and tennis in high school. He discusses the evacuation, finding someone to manage […]