Iku Kiriyama Interview Segment 1

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Parents' family background: father an Issei, father a Nisei

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July 7, 2009

Densho Visual History Collection


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Iku Kiriyama

Iku Kiriyama Interview

01:44:30 — 15 segments

July 7, 2009

Torrance, California

Sansei female. Born November 12, 1939, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, removed as a small child to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to California with family, where parents established a nursery business in Torrance, California. Graduated from the University of Southern California, and worked as a teacher. Integral in establishing programs to introduce multicultural education in the schools.

Megan Asaka, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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