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Isao East Oshima Interview Segment 1

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Family background: father's immigration to U.S. as a college student

00:05:07 — Segment 1 of 18

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June 17, 2009

Twin Cities JACL Collection

Twin Cities JACL Collection


Isao East Oshima

Isao East Oshima Interview

01:08:42 — 18 segments

June 17, 2009

Bloomington, Minnesota

Nisei male. Born April 20, 1921, in Berkeley, California. Family moved frequently as a child, and was living in Oakland, California, when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Left camp for Cleveland, Ohio, eventually settling permanently in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Megan Asaka, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Twin Cities JACL Collection