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Frank Konishi Interview Segment 5

Grandfather's journey to the United States (ddr-manz-1-25-1) -
Father's immigration to the U.S. (ddr-manz-1-25-2) -
Description of mother: a hard worker (ddr-manz-1-25-3) -
A large family: one of thirteen children (ddr-manz-1-25-4) -
Family's dairy and vegetable farm (ddr-manz-1-25-5) -
Chores on the farm: raising pigs (ddr-manz-1-25-6) -
Social activities and meeting future wife (ddr-manz-1-25-7) -
Parents' arranged marriage (ddr-manz-1-25-8) -
Ethnic makeup of prewar farming community (ddr-manz-1-25-9) -
Memories of grade school (ddr-manz-1-25-10) -
Attending Japanese language school as a child (ddr-manz-1-25-11) -
Celebrating holidays (ddr-manz-1-25-12) -
Age thirteen when Pearl Harbor was bombed (ddr-manz-1-25-13) -
Coping with restrictions following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-25-14) -
Employing Japanese families who had "voluntarily relocated" from the West Coast (ddr-manz-1-25-15) -
Remembering German POWs who helped on family's farm (ddr-manz-1-25-16) -
Hearing about friends and acquaintances who served in the military (ddr-manz-1-25-17) -
Turning in "contraband" items after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-25-18) -
Thoughts on wartime restrictions (ddr-manz-1-25-19) -
Father's eagerness to become a naturalized U.S. citizen (ddr-manz-1-25-20) -
Attending college, participating in advanced ROTC (ddr-manz-1-25-21) -
Moving to family with Carbondale, Illinois, the first Japanese Americans to live there (ddr-manz-1-25-22) -
Raising children (ddr-manz-1-25-23) -
Returning to Colorado (ddr-manz-1-25-24) -
Getting involved in the Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-manz-1-25-25) -
Thoughts on redress (ddr-manz-1-25-26) -
Grandfather's travels to the United States from South America, description of homemade senbei maker (ddr-manz-1-25-27) -
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Family's dairy and vegetable farm

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May 13, 2008

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Frank Konishi

Frank Konishi Interview

01:49:21 — 27 segments

May 13, 2008

Denver, Colorado

Nisei male. Born December 2, 1928 in Fort Lupton, Colorado. Family operated dairy farm. Received undergraduate degree from Colorado A&M (now Colorado State University) and doctorate from Cornell University. Worked as Professor of Nutrition until retirement.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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