108 results

Yokoyama,Wayne Shigeto

Working at the magazine

Wayne Shigeto Yokoyama November 13, 2003

When I first came to Japan, I was just an American living in Japan. And …

Matsumoto,Roy H.

Kibei schoolchildren in Hiroshima, Japan

Roy H. Matsumoto December 17 & 18, 2003

I started from first grade. So I'm, I'm one of the older, but so happened …

Hongo,Etsuo

The reason he came to the United States (Japanese)

Etsuo Hongo April 1, 2005

(Japanese) I was looking to go overseas, like America or some place. One day, I …

Shimomura,Roger

Grandfather's arrival in the U.S., experiencing discrimination

Roger Shimomura March 18 & 20, 2003

And my Grandfather Yoshitomi had already immigrated to the United States. And he actually went …

Kanemoto,Marion Tsutakawa

Mother's immigration to U.S. as a treaty merchant

Marion Tsutakawa Kanemoto August 3 & 4, 2003

And so my mother had to come in a different status, which was called the …

Kutsukake,Rose

Why her parents came to Canada

Rose Kutsukake December 2004

I*: Rose... Hai (Yes). I: You know, do you know why your mother and father …

Sasaki,Fred

Family background of Fredrick Yoshihide Sasaki

Fred Sasaki September 24, 2004

I*: Could you please state your full name and your date and place of birth? …

Wakabayashi,Kimi

Arranged marriage

Kimi Wakabayashi January 10, 2005

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

Wakabayashi,Kimi

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 …

Ito,Mitsuo

Chose to go back to Japan

Mitsuo Ito March 23, 2005

And the war ended, and the Canadian government said, You can't go back to Mission …

Related tags

argentina brazil canada FindingHome japan paraguay agriculture discrimination farming racism arranged marriage california commmunity organizations culture family hawaii hiroshima japanese school karifufu multi racial music peru picture brides racquetball san franciso sports strawberry farming taiko tango treaty merchants

This guide will give you the fundamental knowledge you will need to conduct your own oral history interview.

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum


The Nippon Foundation