Henry Shimizu

Nisei male. Born November 26, 1928, in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. Grew up in Prince Rupert, and was removed with other Japanese Canadians to Hastings Park, Vancouver, Canada, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Moved to the New Denver incarceration camp and then resettled in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with his family. Studied and practiced medicine at the University of Alberta specializing in plastic surgery, where he helped establish a burn-treatment center. Served as the chair of the Japanese Canadian Redress Foundation. In 2002 finished a series of 22 paintings depicting life in the New Denver incarceration camp.


Henry Shimizu Interview — ddr-densho-1000-198
July 25 & 26, 2006. Seattle, Washington.
06:08:27 — 68 segments.
Henry Shimizu