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 […]
Talks about growing up in Kerman, attending Fresno State, joining the Marine Corps during World War II, working with Leon S. Peters on boards and committees, including the Fresno State Foundation Board of Governors and being honored to receive the Leon S. Peters Distinguished Service Award.
Talks about her life and family history before the war, her family’s incarceration during World War II, the importance of units like the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in changing perceptions of Japanese Americans and her life after the war ended.
Talks about moving to Fresno in 1945 during the war and living with her sister, Dorothy, getting a job as a legal secretary. She discusses getting married and having a child and her decision to return to work and becoming a realtor and real estate broker. She talks about starting her own firm, initially working […]
Talks about growing up before World War II and his family history, his incarceration in the Poston War Relocation Center and subsequent military service in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and life after the war. Video only exists for the second part of the interview.
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 […]