Mary T. Yoshida Interview Segment 9

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Working for a family in Minnesota, social interactions with other maids

00:04:03 — Segment 9 of 15

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June 18, 2009

Twin Cities JACL Collection

Twin Cities JACL Collection


Mary T. Yoshida

Mary T. Yoshida Interview

01:15:38 — 15 segments

June 18, 2009

Bloomington, Minnesota

Nisei female. Born 1923 in Central Point, Oregon. While in elementary school, sent to live with a foster family in Medford, Oregon. Was attending college when World War II broke out, and was removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in St. Paul, Minnesota, as a housegirl. Finished college at Texas Weslyan College before returning to Minnesota. Following World War II, became involved with organizing youth programs with the YWCA.

Megan Asaka, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Twin Cities JACL Collection