Yoshi Inose Interview

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South Bay JACL Oral History Collection

Yoshi Inose was born on September 24, 1908, in Los Angeles, California. She was one of three children, and her parents' names were Seijiro and Soko Shibuya. Her father was a lawyer and the first publisher for the Rafu Shimpo and her mother was a koto instructor. After World War II broke out, the family was sent to Rohwer, Arkansas. After the war ended, the family returned to Los Angeles, California, and eventually settled in Gardena, California.

This interview is part of the South Bay History Project created by the South Bay Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League.


March 22, 2004





Courtesy of South Bay JACL, Densho