Gerald L. Beppu Collection


This collection consists of one interview conducted by author Josh Tuininga. The interview is not a full life history, focusing instead on Gerald L. Beppu's family's experiences during and after World War II, including the establishment of their family business, Linc's Tackle Shop. This interview was supported, in part, by a grant from 4Culture.



1 oral history interview


Courtesy of Gerald Beppu

1 Object

Gerald L. Beppu Interview (ddr-densho-435-1)
vh Gerald L. Beppu Interview (ddr-densho-435-1)
Sansei male. Family owned Linc's Tackle, a longtime Japanese American business in Seattle, Washington. Prior to World War II, father became the owner of Togo's Tackle shop. During the war, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. While the family was in camp, their prewar insurance agent paid the premiums …