Talks about growing up in Livingston, her family history, attending school and what she did for fun as a child. She talks about going to college at San Jose State, Pearl Harbor and getting the evacuation notice. She discusses being sent to the Merced Assembly Center and applying to Eastern colleges to get back to […]
Talks about being born in San Francisco, growing up in Cressey working on his family’s farm with his sisters. He discusses the evacuation and being sent to the Granada War Relocation Center before attending the University of Wyoming briefly before returning to farming as a sharecropper in Colorado. He talks about attending Japanese school and […]
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 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 […]
Talks about his father immigrating to the U.S. in 1902, experiencing the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, returning to Japan to marry his wife and moving to Oakland. He discusses his siblings, his family’s move to Livingston in 1919 and difficulties buying land to farm under the Alien Land Law. He discusses growing up and playing […]
Both talk about growing up and their life before World War II, being incarcerated at Amache and Gila River respectively during the war, Johnny’s time in the Military Intelligence Service and meeting each other after the war, getting married and their life since.