Talks about her early life in Fresno, moving to Del Rey and meeting Leon S. Peters when she worked at Chooljian’s Packing Company before moving to Fresno and working for Devlin-Drew. She discusses how Leon got started with and later purchased Valley Foundry & Machine Works.
Discusses practicing law since 1946. Handled one of the first workers compensation lawsuits in Fresno. He discusses raising his children and talks about his grandchildren. Imparts the difficulties he encountered when attempting to join various organizations over the years, including becoming a Mason, joining the American Legion, and the United Japanese Christian Church. View Part […]
George Abe talks about how his parents immigrated to the United States from Japan and settled in Del Rey and bought a farm. He talks about how they grew strawberries and raisins, and where he was when the Pearl Harbor attack happened. He discusses his family’s reaction to the war and experiences in the Rohwer […]