Eiichi Edward Sakauye

Nisei male. Born January 25, 1912, in San Jose, California. Grew up in San Jose, working on family's extensive farmholdings, and graduating from San Jose Teachers College. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, was removed to Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While at Heart Mountain, became the agriculture superintendent, and also obtained permission to shoot home movie footage from within the incarceration camp itself. After World War II, returned to San Jose and resumed farming. Served on the Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission for eighteen years, and was involved with the Japanese American Museum of San Jose. Mr. Sakauye passed away in November 2005.

Interviews

Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview — ddr-jamsj-2-7
February 8, 2005. San Jose, California.
02:28:11 — 34 segments.
Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview I — ddr-densho-1005-1
May 14, 2005. San Jose, California.
01:38:43 — 25 segments.
Eiichi Edward Sakauye
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