Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview Segment 8

Growing up in British Columbia, Canada (ddr-densho-1006-2-1) -
Attending elementary school and girls high school in Japan (ddr-densho-1006-2-2) -
Spending adolescence in Japan: school system, personal medical problems (ddr-densho-1006-2-3) -
Limited job opportunities in prewar Japan (ddr-densho-1006-2-4) -
Losing both parents after return to Canada (ddr-densho-1006-2-5) -
Getting married despite family's cautions (ddr-densho-1006-2-6) -
Memories of removal to Hastings Park and Tashme (ddr-densho-1006-2-7) -
Description of living conditions in Tashme (ddr-densho-1006-2-8) -
Deciding to move east after leaving Tashme (ddr-densho-1006-2-9) -
Husband's work after leaving Tashme: from a cleaners to consul-general's office (ddr-densho-1006-2-10) -
Finding work after World War II (ddr-densho-1006-2-11) -
Medical difficulties and experiences adopting two children (ddr-densho-1006-2-12) -
Role as wife of someone who worked for the consul general (ddr-densho-1006-2-13) -
Hosting the Ikenobo Society, a prestigious flower-arranging group from Japan, at the New York World's Fair (ddr-densho-1006-2-14) -
Moving to Japan to study ikebana (ddr-densho-1006-2-15) -
Studying ikebana flower arranging with the Ikenobo School in Japan (ddr-densho-1006-2-16) -
Husband's involvement in helping to establish the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (ddr-densho-1006-2-17) -
Husband's work writing Japanese correspondence for the consul-general's office (ddr-densho-1006-2-18) -
Husband's passing: doing community work until the end (ddr-densho-1006-2-19) -
Thoughts on the redress movement (ddr-densho-1006-2-20) -
Discussion of the evolution of Ikenobo ikebana throughout the world (ddr-densho-1006-2-21) -
Reflections on life, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (ddr-densho-1006-2-22) -
Photograph descriptions (ddr-densho-1006-2-23) -
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ddr-densho-1006-2-8 (Legacy UID: denshovh-kshizuko-01-0008)

Description of living conditions in Tashme

This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

00:05:26 — Segment 8 of 23

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February 15, 2005

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Collection

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Collection

Courtesy of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

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Shizuko Kadoguchi

Shizuko Kadoguchi Interview

02:04:18 — 23 segments

February 15, 2005

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nisei female. Born September 29, 1920, in Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada. Went with parents to Japan in 1930, and attended school there. Returned to Canada in 1940 and married before being removed to Hastings Park and then Tashme, in Canada's interior. After leaving Tashme, moved to Toronto, where husband worked for the consul-general's office. Adopted two children. Became involved in the Ikenobo Society, and went to Japan to study ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging. Involved along with husband in the establishment of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto in the 1950s.

(This interview was conducted by the JC Legacy Project, a project of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.)

Peter Wakayama, interviewer; Peter Wakayama, videographer

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Collection

Courtesy of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

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