Gladys Koshio Konishi Interview Segment 23

Born in Fort Lupton, Colorado (ddr-manz-1-26-1) -
Description of father; mother's help because he couldn't read or write (ddr-manz-1-26-2) -
Mother's arrival as a "picture bride" (ddr-manz-1-26-3) -
A family of nine children (ddr-manz-1-26-4) -
Coping with prejudice prewar (ddr-manz-1-26-5) -
A typical day on the farm (ddr-manz-1-26-6) -
Description of farmhouse: mother's sake still (ddr-manz-1-26-7) -
Remembering German prisoners of war working as laborers on family farm (ddr-manz-1-26-8) -
Japanese American community activities: picnics, sports (ddr-manz-1-26-9) -
Memories of grammar school (ddr-manz-1-26-10) -
Holiday celebrations (ddr-manz-1-26-11) -
Presentation of a ceremonial costume, photographs (ddr-manz-1-26-12) -
Memories of the bombing of Pearl Harbor: dreading going back to school the following day (ddr-manz-1-26-13) -
Supportive family friends after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-26-14) -
Dealing with restrictions placed on Japanese Americans following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-26-15) -
Hearing about the mass removal of Japanese Americans on the West Coast (ddr-manz-1-26-16) -
Attending college (ddr-manz-1-26-17) -
Being the first Japanese American family to live in Carbondale, Illinois (ddr-manz-1-26-18) -
Feeling like an "ambassador" for Japanese Americans (ddr-manz-1-26-19) -
Involvement with the Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-manz-1-26-20) -
Continuing ties to Fort Lupton, Colorado (ddr-manz-1-26-21) -
Early difficulties with parents' acceptance of marriage (ddr-manz-1-26-22) -
Thoughts on September 11, 2001 (ddr-manz-1-26-23) -
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Thoughts on September 11, 2001

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Gladys Koshio Konishi

Gladys Koshio Konishi Interview

01:52:36 — 23 segments

May 13, 2008

Denver, Colorado

Nisei female. Born August 14, 1930, in Fort Lupton, Colorado. Raised in Fort Lupton, where family operated a produce farm. Attended Colorado College of Education. Following World War II, lived in Carbondale, Illinois, before returning to Colorado.

Richard Potashin, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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