CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History Japanese American Oral History Project Collection

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CSU Japanese American History Digitization Project
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The Japanese American Oral History Project features oral histories with narrators who talk about their lives, pre and post World War II, but most specifically, about their experience being incarcerated in camps during World War II.

1905-2005

1972-2005

CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History

Courtesy of CSU Fullerton Center for Oral and Public History

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67 Objects

An Oral History with Craig Kei Ihara (ddr-csujad-29-1)
av An Oral History with Craig Kei Ihara (ddr-csujad-29-1)
Oral history with Craig Kei Ihara, Sansei and California State University, Fullerton philosophy professor, born at the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas discusses family history, focusing on religion, education, aspirations, and cultural heritage; and recent overnight stay at old Rohwer campsite. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project for the Center for ...
An Oral History with John Yukio Mori (ddr-csujad-29-2)
av An Oral History with John Yukio Mori (ddr-csujad-29-2)
A Sansei and conscientious objector to the Vietnam war discusses alternate service as partner in Amerasia Bookstore, a nonprofit organization serving Los Angeles's Little Tokyo; activities in Young Buddhist Association; parent's reaction to his current life-style; and long term effect of World War II incarceration. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese Oral ...
An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
av An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
Reflections of an elderly Orange County, California couple on their experiences in America. He recounts his years as an immigrant; she discusses her family background, makeup of Japanese-American community, and rural living. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton; interview conducted by Pat Morgan ...
An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
doc An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
Oral history with Nisei farmer/businessman from pioneering Orange County, California family gives prewar biographical information with emphasis on Japanese Americans in Orange County. Discusses World War II forced removal, experiences in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the role of the Japanese American Citizens League before and after World War II. This oral history was ...
The Imperial Japanese Government Passport for Moritaro Ishida, in Japanese (ddr-csujad-29-6)
doc The Imperial Japanese Government Passport for Moritaro Ishida, in Japanese (ddr-csujad-29-6)
A passport for Moritaro Ishida issued on April 8, 1916. Registered by Consulate General of Japan in Seattle on June 21, 1923. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_M01_01
English translation of: The Imperial Japanese Government Passport for Moritaro Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-7)
doc English translation of: The Imperial Japanese Government Passport for Moritaro Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-7)
A passport for Moritaro Ishida issued on March 23, 1916. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_M01_02
Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-8)
img Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-8)
Photograph of Seiko Ishida, retired Kibei teacher. Oral history transcript and audio are found in items: csufccop_jaoh_0010 and csufccop_jaoh_0016. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_P01
Seiko Ishida and her Third Grade Class (ddr-csujad-29-9)
img Seiko Ishida and her Third Grade Class (ddr-csujad-29-9)
Seiko Ishida and her 3rd grade class listening to the librarian Miss Matsuoka. Oral history transcript and audio are found in items: csufccop_jaoh_0010 and csufccop_jaoh_0016. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_P02
America in the Making (ddr-csujad-29-10)
img America in the Making (ddr-csujad-29-10)
Manzanar Elementary Department's program "America in the Making." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_P03"
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This ...

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