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 her life before the war in Salinas, her incarceration with her family at the Salinas Assembly Center and later Poston War Relocation Center during World War II, getting support from the Quaker community during the war and life after the war. View Part 1 View Transcript & Metadata
Talks about his family’s experiences prior to, during and after World War II, including his parents’ involvement in the JACL, their experience voluntarily relocating to Minnesota during the war, the discrimination they faced and how they rebuilt after the war was over.
Talks about life before World War II and his family history, his wartime experiences with incarceration at the Gila River War Relocation Center, his military service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and his life after the war, including the effect of redress and reparations.
Talks about family history and growing up in the valley, being educated in Japan and Fresno State, attempting to volunteer for the army medical corps after Pearl Harbor. He discusses being incarcerated in the Fresno Assembly Center and the Jerome War Relocation Center in Arkansas, teaching at the University of Michigan and finally being accepted […]