Kitako Izumizaki Interview Segment 2

Father's family background: immigration to Watsonville, California (ddr-densho-1015-3-1) - 00:02:49
Mother's immigration to the U.S. as a "picture bride" (ddr-densho-1015-3-2) - 00:02:54
Memories of family's truck farm before World War II (ddr-densho-1015-3-3) - 00:05:39
The effects of the Great Depression on family's farm (ddr-densho-1015-3-4) - 00:01:39
Interactions between ethnic groups in prewar Watsonville (ddr-densho-1015-3-5) - 00:02:40
Attending grammar school (ddr-densho-1015-3-6) - 00:02:08
Helping on the family's farm (ddr-densho-1015-3-7) - 00:02:30
Memories of Japanese American community picnics (ddr-densho-1015-3-8) - 00:03:11
Deciding to attend college (ddr-densho-1015-3-9) - 00:02:50
The aftermath of Pearl Harbor: Issei parents having to move because of restrictions (ddr-densho-1015-3-10) - 00:04:24
Packing practical items for camp (ddr-densho-1015-3-11) - 00:03:52
Memories of Salinas Assembly Center (ddr-densho-1015-3-12) - 00:01:25
The train ride to Poston concentration camp: heat causes food to spoil (ddr-densho-1015-3-13) - 00:03:19
Living in Poston Camp 1: interacting with Japanese Americans from Los Angeles (ddr-densho-1015-3-14) - 00:02:00
Working as a nursery school teacher in camp (ddr-densho-1015-3-15) - 00:05:44
Getting married (ddr-densho-1015-3-16) - 00:03:33
Living in El Paso, Texas (ddr-densho-1015-3-17) - 00:03:49
Returning to Poston to have child while husband served overseas in military (ddr-densho-1015-3-18) - 00:02:48
Leaving camp and returning to Watsonville (ddr-densho-1015-3-19) - 00:02:17
Encountering discrimination upon returning home to Watsonville (ddr-densho-1015-3-20) - 00:03:19
Parents' and in-laws' work postwar (ddr-densho-1015-3-21) - 00:04:39
Changes in agriculture: the shift from small farmers to large companies (ddr-densho-1015-3-22) - 00:03:30
Description of children (ddr-densho-1015-3-23) - 00:06:18
Thoughts on the future of the Japanese American community (ddr-densho-1015-3-24) - 00:01:33
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Mother's immigration to the U.S. as a "picture bride"

00:02:54 — Segment 2 of 24

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July 28, 2008

Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection

Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection


Kitako Izumizaki

Kitako Izumizaki Interview

01:18:50 — 24 segments

July 28, 2008

Watsonville, California

Nisei female. Born November 21, 1921, in Watsonville, California. Grew up in Watsonville, where family operated a truck farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Salinas Assembly Center, California, and the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Lived for a time in Texas while husband served in the military before eventually returning to Watsonville.

Megan Asaka, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

Watsonville - Santa Cruz JACL Collection