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Coming to America (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) I got on the American ship and thought I would go to America. I …


Going back to Hawaii

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

I was born in Kumamoto. Among the nine siblings, I was the only one. I …


Picture brides and karifufu

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

Oh, there’s a funny story. Talk about picture brides and how at that time, many …

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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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? …

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