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Arranged marriage

Kimi Wakabayashi January 10, 2005

I*: Could you tell me about the experience about how the marriage was arranged? Marriage? …


Her early life in Canada

Kimi Wakabayashi January 10, 2005

I*: So when you came to Saskatchewan, how did you feel? Well, I forget but …


Coming to America

Seiichi Tanaka January 27, 2005

Always, I wanted to get out that small city, small town. Then my neighbor, right …


The reason for coming to Japan

Enson Inoue October 14, 2003

The reason why I came to Japan was because I had an offer to play …


Yobiyose system in Canada

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Yobiyose, is, literally means "to call over," yobiyoseru, "call over." And there was this system …


Reason to come back to Canada in 1954

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Well, it's much easier living here. Far better. Japan, although they lost the war, was …


Impressions from interviews with Issei women (Japanese)

Masako Iino October 7, 2005

(Japanese) So when they left Japan, for example, some of them were picture brides… like …


The differences between Japanese women who emigrated from Japan and those who did not (Japanese)

Masako Iino October 7, 2005

(Japanese) Around that time (1970s-80s), I was asked by newspapers, like Asahi Shimbun, to write …


Interest in Japanese migration studies (Japanese)

Masako Iino October 7, 2005

(Japanese) Back then, in Japan, when we learned about America—for instance, when we learned about …


History of her family's immigration (Spanish)

Mónica Kogiso October 7, 2005

(Spanish) Well, my father came to Argentina in the sixties. My dad ended up in …

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